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Grundig 55 VLX 8484 vs LG 55UF680

Grundig 55 VLX 8484 vs LG 55UF680

Grundig 55 VLX 8484
LG 55UF680

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is 3D, however the LG 55UF680 is not 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

PC in (D-Sub) port Edit
The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, but the LG 55UF680 does not have a PC in (D-Sub) port. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield. Also known as a VGA Port.

A D-sub port is needed to connect your TV to older devices and computers that use a VGA connection - generally those made before 2000.

3 Reasons For
5.3mm thinner Edit
The LG 55UF680 has a depth of 56.7mm, however the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is a 62mm thick TV (5.3mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Cheaper to run by £46.07
The LG 55UF680 only costs £133.23 to run over five years however the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 costs £179.30 to run (35% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF680 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is "A".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Thicker Edit
The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is a 62mm thick TV. That's 5.3mm thicker than the LG 55UF680 (56.7mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

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Older by two months
The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is two months older than the LG 55UF680.
£46.07 more expensive to run over five years
The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 costs £179.30 to run which is £46.07 more to run than the LG 55UF680 over five years. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is "A", but the rating of the LG 55UF680 is "A+".
1 Reason Against
Not 3D Edit
The LG 55UF680 is not 3D, whereas the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Date Released

29 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 176.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 179.30
Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 429.99
Total cost of ownership £ 563.22
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
High Frequency Rate
600Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
600Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
 PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Nicam Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
60W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Lifestyle Apps
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Picasa
BEST
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Picasa
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
110W 82W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 120kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Performance

Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
Audio Formats Supported
 AC3
 AC3
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
 Smartphones being used as a remote
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast

Management Features

On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
62mm 56.7mm
BEST
Weight
14.4kg
BEST
17.8kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 22.2kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
235mm
BEST
237mm
Height (with Stand)
785mm 778mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,242mm 1,240mm
BEST
Height
750mm 722mm
Width
1,242mm 1,240mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 810mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
BEST
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 DigiLink
 DigiLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
MHL Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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