LG 55UH661 vs Philips 55PUS6401

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LG 55UH661
Philips 55PUS6401

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Four processor coress Edit
The LG 55UH661 is a four processor cores TV, whereas the Philips 55PUS6401 only has two processor coress.
24.1mm thinner Edit
The LG 55UH661 is a 60.9mm thick TV, whereas the Philips 55PUS6401 is an 85mm thick TV (24.1mm 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 36 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH661 is "A+", but the rating of the Philips 55PUS6401 is "A+".
8 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 55UH661 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 number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Philips 55PUS6401 is four, but the LG 55UH661 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.

10% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 is a 101kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 10kWh lower than the LG 55UH661 (101kWh). 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.

4% lighter Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 has a weight of 16kg. That's 500g lighter than the LG 55UH661 (16kg). 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.

£10 cheaper
The Philips 55PUS6401 costs £649.00, whereas the LG 55UH661 is £659.00.
£11.22 cheaper to run
The Philips 55PUS6401 is £11.22 cheaper to run than the LG 55UH661 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 55PUS6401 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 55UH661 is "A+".
User reviews are better
Based on 412 reviews, the Philips 55PUS6401 has an average user review score of 91%, but the LG 55UH661 has an average rating of 86% (based on 44 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55UH661 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Philips 55PUS6401 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 55UH661 is three, but the Philips 55PUS6401 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH661 is a 111kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 10kWh higher than the Philips 55PUS6401 (101kWh). 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.

Heavier Edit
The LG 55UH661 has a weight of 16.5kg. That's 500g heavier than the Philips 55PUS6401 (16kg). 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.

£10 more expensive
The LG 55UH661 is more expensive than the Philips 55PUS6401 by £10.
More expensive to run over five years by 10%
The LG 55UH661 costs £123.61 to run which is £11.22 more to run than the Philips 55PUS6401 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The LG 55UH661 has an average user rating of 86%, but the Philips 55PUS6401 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 412 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Only two processor coress Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 is a two processor cores TV, whereas the LG 55UH661 only has four processor coress.
A lot thicker Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 is an 85mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55UH661 is a 60.9mm thick TV (24.1mm 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Philips 55PUS6401, however 37 shops sell the LG 55UH661. 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.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 121.78
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 123.61
Purchase price £ 659.00
Total cost of ownership £ 782.61
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 112.39
Purchase price £ 649.00
Total cost of ownership £ 761.39
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
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
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 cd/m²
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
1,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° Unknown - Click to provide data

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
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Operating System Version
3.0 5.1
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Premium Sound
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
Audio Input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input for DVI
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Connector Type
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC

Networking

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

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture mute (for radio)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
Programming Period
8 day(s) 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
 VP8
 RV
 H.265
 VP9
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
 VP8
 RV
 H.265
 VP9
 AVI
Audio Formats Supported
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 ADPCM
 AMR-WB
 HE-A
 MP3
 WAV
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 ADPCM
 AMR-WB
 HE-A
 MP3
 WAV
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Clock Function
 Clock function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4
BEST
2
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Ambient Lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
 2-sided lighting
 2-sided lighting
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indication

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
76W 69W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
111kWh 101kWh
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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
60.9mm
BEST
85mm
Weight
16.5kg 16kg
BEST
Package Weight
23.8kg 20.5kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
18.2kg 16.3kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
282mm 232mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
787mm 780mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,239mm
BEST
Height
721mm 725mm
Width
1,240mm 1,239mm
Package Height
860mm 840mm
BEST
Package Width
1,360mm
BEST
1,420mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AA
Remote Control Type
L-con Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
Timer
Yes Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Timer
 Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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