LG OLED55B6 vs Sony KD-55S8005

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LG OLED55B6
Sony KD-55S8005

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG OLED55B6 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Sony KD-55S8005 (20W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Two more number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has four number of loudspeakerss, however the Sony KD-55S8005 only has two number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the LG OLED55B6 is two, but the Sony KD-55S8005 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Hugely thinner Edit
LG OLED55B6 is 48.6mm thick. That's 50.4mm thinner than the Sony KD-55S8005 (99mm). 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.

7.6kg lighter Edit
The LG OLED55B6 is a 15.3kg heavy TV, whereas the Sony KD-55S8005 is a 22.9kg heavy TV (7.6kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the LG OLED55B6 is 95%, however the average rating of the Sony KD-55S8005 is 93% (based on 19 reviews).
5 Reasons For
36% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55S8005 is a 157kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 55kWh lower than the LG OLED55B6 (157kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

£944 cheaper
The Sony KD-55S8005 costs £805.00, whereas the LG OLED55B6 is £1,749.00.
Available from 3 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£51.28 cheaper to run
The Sony KD-55S8005 is £51.28 cheaper to run than the LG OLED55B6 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55S8005 is "A", but the rating of the LG OLED55B6 is "B".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
55kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has an annual energy consumption of 212kWh, however the Sony KD-55S8005 is a 157kWh annual energy consumption TV (55kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

More expensive by £944
The LG OLED55B6 is £944 more expensive than the Sony KD-55S8005.
Less retailers
The LG OLED55B6 is only stocked by 2 sellers, whereas the Sony KD-55S8005 is stocked by 5 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Higher running costs over five years by £51.28
Over five years the running costs of the LG OLED55B6 are £235.39 which is £51.28 more than the Sony KD-55S8005. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG OLED55B6 is "B", however the rating of the Sony KD-55S8005 is "A".
7 Reasons Against
20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KD-55S8005 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the LG OLED55B6 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Only two number of loudspeakerss Edit
The number of number of loudspeakerss on the Sony KD-55S8005 is two, but the LG OLED55B6 only has four number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

One less RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony KD-55S8005 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the LG OLED55B6 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Significantly thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55S8005 is a 99mm thick TV, whereas the LG OLED55B6 is a 48.6mm thick TV (50.4mm thinner). 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.

34% heavier Edit
The Sony KD-55S8005 has a weight of 22.9kg. That's 7.6kg heavier than the LG OLED55B6 (22.9kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Nine months older
The Sony KD-55S8005 is older than the LG OLED55B6 by nine months.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The Sony KD-55S8005 has an average user rating of 93%, but the LG OLED55B6 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 20 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 232.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 235.39
Purchase price £ 1,749.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,984.39
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 184.11
Purchase price £ 805.00
Total cost of ownership £ 989.11
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
30
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Number of Loudspeakers
4
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 THA
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 PER
 CAT
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 THA
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 PER
 CAT
 LAT
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 200
 300 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
145W 113W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
212kWh 157kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
48.6mm
BEST
99mm
Weight
15.3kg
BEST
22.9kg
Package Weight
25.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
18.6kg
BEST
24.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
225mm
BEST
286mm
Height (with Stand)
759mm
BEST
767mm
Width (with Stand)
1,229mm
BEST
1,234mm
Height
715mm 719mm
Width
1,229mm 1,234mm
Package Height
826mm
BEST
869mm
Package Depth
228mm 218mm
BEST
Package Width
1,451mm 1,351mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
MR15R Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AV
 Component
 AC
 AV
 Component
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide

Technical Details

Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Wide Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Other Features

HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording
I-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 I-Manual
USB Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Illumination LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Illumination LED
Apps
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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