LG 49LH604 vs Sony KD-49X8309

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LG 49LH604
Sony KD-49X8309

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
One more RF ports quantity Edit
The LG 49LH604 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Sony KD-49X8309 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 49LH604 is a 66kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 51kWh lower than the Sony KD-49X8309 (117kWh). 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
LG 49LH604 is 11.8kg heavy. That's 2.6kg lighter than the Sony KD-49X8309 (14.4kg). 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.

£124 cheaper
The LG 49LH604 is £124.10 cheaper than the Sony KD-49X8309.
Available from 32 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49LH604 is "A++", whereas the rating of the Sony KD-49X8309 is "A".
3 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 49LH604 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony KD-49X8309 is four, but the LG 49LH604 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.

Thinner Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 is a 60mm thick TV. That's 19.4mm thinner than the LG 49LH604 (60mm). 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 49LH604 is two, but the Sony KD-49X8309 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 LG 49LH604 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KD-49X8309 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.

25% thicker Edit
The LG 49LH604 has a depth of 79.4mm, however the Sony KD-49X8309 is a 60mm thick TV (19.4mm 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.

7 Reasons Against
Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 49LH604 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

A lot higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, but the LG 49LH604 is a 66kWh annual energy consumption TV (51kWh 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.

18% heavier Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has a weight of 14.4kg, however the LG 49LH604 is an 11.8kg heavy TV (2.6kg 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.

More expensive by £124
The Sony KD-49X8309 is £124.10 more expensive than the LG 49LH604.
Not as many stockists
The Sony KD-49X8309 is only stocked by 1 store, however the LG 49LH604 is stocked by 33 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Older by one year
The Sony KD-49X8309 is one year older than the LG 49LH604.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-49X8309 is "A", but the rating of the LG 49LH604 is "A++".

Average User Rating

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Date Released

11 months Ago 23 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 449.00
Total cost of ownership £ 586.64
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 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
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 2160p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 14:9
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 14:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

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
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Operating System Version
3.0 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Movie
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
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
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Cores
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 84W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh
BEST
117kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 177W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
79.4mm 60mm
BEST
Weight
11.8kg
BEST
14.4kg
Package Weight
16.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
12.1kg
BEST
15.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
216mm 201mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
702mm 679mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,107mm 1,093mm
BEST
Height
645mm 643mm
Width
1,107mm 1,093mm
Package Height
775mm
BEST
792mm
Package Width
1,197mm 1,191mm
BEST

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
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
 Manual

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out
RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technologies
 DTS
 DTS-HD
 DTS
 DTS-HD
Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Wide Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Other Features

HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording
I-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 I-Manual
USB Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Illumination LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Illumination LED
Apps
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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