LG 55UH850 vs Samsung UE55KS7500

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LG 55UH850
Samsung UE55KS7500

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
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 £46
The LG 55UH850 costs £46 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+".
8 Reasons For
Two point one number of loudspeakerss Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is a two point one number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the LG 55UH850 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55KS7500 is three, but the LG 55UH850 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55UH850 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.

6% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 6kWh lower than the LG 55UH850 (118kWh). 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE55KS7500 is 17.2kg heavy. That's 2kg lighter than the LG 55UH850 (17.2kg). 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.

Available from 30 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 £3.04
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is £3.04 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

8 Reasons Against
Zero point one less number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG 55UH850 has two number of loudspeakerss, however the Samsung UE55KS7500 only has two point one 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 USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 55UH850 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7500 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55UH850 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE55KS7500 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.

Slightly higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH850 has an annual energy consumption of 124kWh, however the Samsung UE55KS7500 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV (6kWh 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.

2kg heavier Edit
The LG 55UH850 is a 19.2kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7500 is a 17.2kg heavy TV (2kg 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.

Less retailers
The LG 55UH850 is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7500 is stocked by 32 sellers. 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.
Older by three months
The LG 55UH850 is three months older than the Samsung UE55KS7500.
£3.04 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the LG 55UH850 are £139.24 which is £3.04 more than the Samsung UE55KS7500. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
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.

£46 more expensive
The Samsung UE55KS7500 is more expensive than the LG 55UH850 by £46.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 139.24
Purchase price £ 899.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,038.24
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 945.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,081.20
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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.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2200
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
2,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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
 Analog
 Analog
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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Audio System
2.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W 40W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
BEST
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTX
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTX
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
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 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

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
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
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
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Standards
 List
 Top-text
 List
 Top-text

Design

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

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W 85W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Compliance
 RoHS compliance
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

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
MR15R Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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