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LG 55UH850 vs Samsung UE55KS7500

LG 55UH850 vs Samsung UE55KS7500

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LG 55UH850
Samsung UE55KS7500

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The LG 55UH850 is 3D, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7500 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.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UH850 is 51.5mm thick. That's 36.9mm thinner than the Samsung UE55KS7500 (88.4mm). 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 £340
The LG 55UH850 costs £340 less than the Samsung UE55KS7500.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 55UH850 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung UE55KS7500 has a rating of "A+".
A little better expert reviews
Based on 4 reviews, the average expert review score of the LG 55UH850 is 81%, however the average rating of the Samsung UE55KS7500 is 80% (based on 8 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Two point one loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is a two point one loudspeaker TV, whereas the LG 55UH850 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.

Available from 24 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £1.21
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is £1.21 cheaper to run than the LG 55UH850 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55KS7500 is "A+", whereas the rating of the LG 55UH850 is "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Zero point one less loudspeakers Edit
The LG 55UH850 has two loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE55KS7500 only has two point one 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.

Less retailers
The LG 55UH850 is only stocked by 5 retailers, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7500 is stocked by 29 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
£1.21 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the LG 55UH850 are £139.24 which is £1.21 more than the Samsung UE55KS7500. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is not 3D, whereas the LG 55UH850 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.

A lot thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7500 has a depth of 88.4mm, however the LG 55UH850 is a 51.5mm thick TV (36.9mm 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.

£340 more expensive
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is more expensive than the LG 55UH850 by £340.
One month older
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is older than the LG 55UH850 by one month.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Samsung UE55KS7500 is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the LG 55UH850 is 81% (based on 4 reviews).

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

10 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 139.24
Purchase price £ 549.99
Total cost of ownership £ 689.23
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Purchase price £ 889.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,028.02
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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
BEST
 3D
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
2,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
Display Technology
 LED
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Curvature Radius
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2

Audio

Audio System
2.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W 40W
Loudspeaker
2 2
BEST
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTX
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTX
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
Multiroom Audio Technology
 Samsung Multiroom Link
 Samsung Multiroom Link

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand (VOD)
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5

Other Features

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 24,100kg

Design

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W 85W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
124kWh 118kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
85W
BEST
185W

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported
Channels Quantity (DVB-T)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Channels Quantity (DVB-S2)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Channels Quantity (DVB-C)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
Digital Clean View Functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Clean View functionality
Processor Cores
4 4
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
Teletext Standards
 List
 Top-text
 List
 Top-text
MBR Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 MBR support
USB Cloning Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning function
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PurColor
Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Peak Illuminator Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Peak Illuminator Pro

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
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
MR15R TM1680A
Cables Included
 AC
 AV
 AC
 AV
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
E-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 E-manual

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
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
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
 ECO mode
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
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
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 USB
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
51.5mm
BEST
88.4mm
Weight
19.2kg 17.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
26.1kg 24.1kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
21.2kg 17.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
238.4mm 234.6mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
775mm
BEST
777mm
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,224.9mm
BEST
Height
721mm 705.6mm
Width
1,240mm 1,224.9mm
Package Height
860mm 812mm
BEST
Package Width
1,360mm 1,328mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 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 3
BEST
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3
RS-232C Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

RF Input
2 2
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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