LG 55UH668 vs LG OLED55B6

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LG 55UH668
LG OLED55B6

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Reasons For

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

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH668 has an annual energy consumption of 99kWh, whereas the LG OLED55B6 is a 212kWh annual energy consumption TV (113kWh higher). 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.

Cheaper by £1,200
The LG 55UH668 is £1,200 cheaper than the LG OLED55B6.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
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 number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has four number of loudspeakerss, however the LG 55UH668 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG OLED55B6 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the LG 55UH668 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

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.

2.9kg lighter Edit
The LG OLED55B6 is a 15.3kg heavy TV. That's 2.9kg lighter than the LG 55UH668 (15.3kg). 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.

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 number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG 55UH668 is a two number of loudspeakers TV, whereas 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.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55UH668 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG OLED55B6 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

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.

Heavier Edit
LG 55UH668 is 18.2kg heavy, but the LG OLED55B6 is a 15.3kg heavy TV (2.9kg lighter). 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.

7 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The LG OLED55B6 does not have a common interface (CI), but the LG 55UH668 does. 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.

54% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG OLED55B6 is a 212kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 113kWh higher than the LG 55UH668 (212kWh). 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.

£1,200 more expensive
The LG OLED55B6 is more expensive than the LG 55UH668 by £1,200.
Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the LG OLED55B6, whereas 5 retailers sell the LG 55UH668. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
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

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 110.79
Purchase price £ 549.00
Total cost of ownership £ 659.79
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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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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 Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
1,200 Unknown - Click to provide data
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

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
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

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 40W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 4
BEST
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

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
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)
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Playback Modes
 Zoom
 Zoom
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)

Performance

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

Design

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

Ergonomics

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

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

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

Packaging Content

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