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LG OLED55B6 vs Sony KD-55S8005

LG OLED55B6 vs Sony KD-55S8005

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LG OLED55B6
Sony KD-55S8005

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Reasons For

5 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 loudspeakers Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has four loudspeakers, however the Sony KD-55S8005 only has two loudspeakers. 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.

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.

Cheaper by £400
The LG OLED55B6 costs £400 less than the Sony KD-55S8005.
32 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Sony KD-55S8005 is a 3D TV, however the LG OLED55B6 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.

£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

3 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The LG OLED55B6 is not 3D, however the Sony KD-55S8005 is 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.

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".
6 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 loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Sony KD-55S8005 is two, but the LG OLED55B6 only has four loudspeakers. 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.

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.

£400 more expensive
The Sony KD-55S8005 is more expensive than the LG OLED55B6 by £400.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 stores sells the Sony KD-55S8005, however 34 retailers sell the LG OLED55B6. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Nine months older
The Sony KD-55S8005 is older than the LG OLED55B6 by nine months.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

14 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 232.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 235.39
Purchase price £ 1,099.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,334.39
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 184.11
Purchase price £ 1,499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,683.11
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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
 3D
 3D
BEST
3D Type
 Active
 Active
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
Sound Modes
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

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
 On-screen display for external input
Illumination LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Illumination LED
Apps
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Apps

Design

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

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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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

Performance

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

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
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

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
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

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

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
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 Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
4 4
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 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232C Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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