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LG 49UH850 vs Samsung UE49KS7500

LG 49UH850 vs Samsung UE49KS7500

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LG 49UH850
Samsung UE49KS7500

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The LG 49UH850 is a 3D TV, whereas the Samsung UE49KS7500 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.

Hugely thinner Edit
LG 49UH850 is 51.5mm thick, but the Samsung UE49KS7500 is a 94.5mm thick TV (43mm 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.

£150 cheaper
The LG 49UH850 costs £150.01 less than the Samsung UE49KS7500.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49UH850 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE49KS7500 is "A".
5 Reasons For
Two point one loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE49KS7500 is two point one, but the LG 49UH850 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
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£1.21 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE49KS7500 only costs £136.43 to run over five years whereas the LG 49UH850 costs £137.64 to run (1% more). Read more
More popular
The Samsung UE49KS7500 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 54156 by sales volume in our TVs, but the LG 49UH850 ranks No. 60071.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE49KS7500 is "A", but the rating of the LG 49UH850 is "A".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only two loudspeakers Edit
The LG 49UH850 has two loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE49KS7500 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
Only 5 shops sells the LG 49UH850, whereas 29 stores sell the Samsung UE49KS7500. 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.
Two months older
The LG 49UH850 is older than the Samsung UE49KS7500 by two months.
1% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the LG 49UH850 are £137.64 which is £1.21 more than the Samsung UE49KS7500. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The LG 49UH850 ranks No. 60071 by sales volume, however the Samsung UE49KS7500 ranks No. 54156.
3 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7500 is not 3D, but the LG 49UH850 is. 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.

43mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7500 is a 94.5mm thick TV, whereas the LG 49UH850 is a 51.5mm thick TV (43mm 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.

£150 more expensive
The Samsung UE49KS7500 is more expensive than the LG 49UH850 by £150.01.

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Date Released

13 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 499.99
Total cost of ownership £ 637.63
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Purchase price £ 650.00
Total cost of ownership £ 786.43
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
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
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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)
123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Curvature Radius
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

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
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
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)
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
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

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour
 White
 White
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W 84W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh 117kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 170W

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
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 AVC
 VRO
 SVI
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 AVC
 VRO
 SVI
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 RealAudio
 AU
 MPA
 ADPCM
 Vorbis
 MID
 G.711
 ALAC
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 RealAudio
 AU
 MPA
 ADPCM
 Vorbis
 MID
 G.711
 ALAC
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
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
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Digital Clean View Functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Clean View functionality
Processor Cores
4 4
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
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
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
E-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 E-manual

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
51.5mm
BEST
94.5mm
Weight
15.8kg 14.1kg
BEST
Package Weight
21.3kg 19.2kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
17.8kg 14.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
238.4mm 234.6mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
699mm
BEST
700.9mm
Width (with Stand)
1,104mm 1,087.6mm
BEST
Height
645mm 629.2mm
Width
1,104mm 1,087.6mm
Package Height
775mm 721mm
BEST
Package Width
1,197mm 1,185mm
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 2
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
Composite Video in
1 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

Technical Details

RF Input
2 3
BEST
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
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