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LG 55UH668 vs LG OLED55B6

LG 55UH668 vs LG OLED55B6

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LG 55UH668
LG OLED55B6

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The LG 55UH668 has a common interface (CI) slot, whereas the LG OLED55B6 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Cheaper by £609
The LG 55UH668 is £609.01 cheaper than the LG OLED55B6.
Cheaper to run by £124.60
Over five years the LG 55UH668 is £124.60 cheaper to run than the LG OLED55B6. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UH668 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG OLED55B6 has a rating of "B".
5 Reasons For
20W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has an RMS rated power of 40W, but the LG 55UH668 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). 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.

Four loudspeakers Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has four loudspeakers, however the LG 55UH668 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.

A lot thinner Edit
LG OLED55B6 is 48.6mm thick, but the LG 55UH668 is a 60.9mm thick TV (12.3mm 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.

Available from 28 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The LG OLED55B6 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 24326 by sales volume in our TVs, however the LG 55UH668 ranks No. 293084.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UH668 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG OLED55B6 (40W). 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 less loudspeakers Edit
The LG 55UH668 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas 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.

21% thicker Edit
The LG 55UH668 has a depth of 60.9mm. That's 12.3mm thicker than the LG OLED55B6 (48.6mm). 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.

Fewer sellers
The LG 55UH668 is only stocked by 6 sellers, but the LG OLED55B6 is stocked by 34 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Less popular
The LG 55UH668 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 293084 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the LG OLED55B6 ranks No. 24326.
4 Reasons Against
£609 more expensive
The LG OLED55B6 is more expensive than the LG 55UH668 by £609.01.
One month older
The LG OLED55B6 is older than the LG 55UH668 by one month.
112% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG OLED55B6 are £235.39 which is £124.60 more than the LG 55UH668. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The LG OLED55B6 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the LG 55UH668 has a rating of "A+".

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Date Released

13 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 110.79
Purchase price £ 489.99
Total cost of ownership £ 600.78
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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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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
1,200 Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
 OLED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 4
BEST
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 Plus

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
3.0 3.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% 65%
Year of Production
2016 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
68W
BEST
145W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
99kWh
BEST
212kWh
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
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital
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

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 ASF
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 VP8
 AVC
 VP9
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 ASF
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 VP8
 AVC
 VP9
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 PNG
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 PNG
 BMP
 JPEG XR
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages
Luminance
Unknown - Click to provide data 65%

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing
Web Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Web browser

Management Features

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Playback Modes
 Zoom
 Zoom
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)
My Channel Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 My Channel function

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
60.9mm 48.6mm
BEST
Weight
18.2kg 15.3kg
BEST
Package Weight
22.3kg
BEST
25.1kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
282mm 225mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
787mm 759mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,229mm
BEST
Height
721mm 715mm
Width
1,240mm 1,229mm
Package Height
860mm 826mm
BEST
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 228mm
Package Width
1,360mm
BEST
1,451mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
RS-232C Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
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