Hisense LTDN50K220 vs LG 55UF860

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Hisense LTDN50K220
LG 55UF860

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hisense LTDN50K220 is "A", but the rating of the LG 55UF860 is "A".
7 Reasons For
5" larger display diagonal Edit
The LG 55UF860 has a display diagonal of 55", but the Hisense LTDN50K220 is only a 50" TV (5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

3D Edit
The LG 55UF860 is 3D, but the Hisense LTDN50K220 is not 3D. Read more

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. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

1,900Hz faster high frequency rate Edit
The LG 55UF860 is a 2,000Hz refresh rate TV, whereas the Hisense LTDN50K220 is only a 100Hz refresh rate TV (1,900Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 55UF860 is two, but the Hisense LTDN50K220 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. 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.

Three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55UF860 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Hisense LTDN50K220 only has two 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.

3D glasses included Edit
The LG 55UF860 features 3D glasses included, but the Hisense LTDN50K220 does not.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UF860 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Hisense LTDN50K220 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K220 is a 50" TV. That's 5" smaller than the LG 55UF860 (55"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Not 3D Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K220 is not 3D, but the LG 55UF860 is 3D. Read more

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. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

1,900Hz slower high frequency rate Edit
Hisense LTDN50K220 is only 100Hz refresh rate. That's 1,900Hz slower than the LG 55UF860 (2,000Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K220 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the LG 55UF860 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 less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Hisense LTDN50K220 is two, but the LG 55UF860 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.

Does not feature 3D glasses included Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K220 does not feature 3D glasses included, but the LG 55UF860 does.
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Seven months older
The Hisense LTDN50K220 is older than the LG 55UF860 by seven months.
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Date Released

29 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 192.29
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 195.33
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.97T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
50" 55"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
High Frequency Rate
100Hz 2,000Hz
BEST
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB-CI+

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

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

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 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Miracast
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Smart Modes
 hotel
 hotel
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 ASF
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 VC-1
 TS
 MP4
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 ASF
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 VC-1
 TS
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Teletext
1,000 pages 2,000 pages
BEST

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
120W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
175kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
12.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
15.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
245mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
698mm
BEST
781.6mm
Width (with Stand)
1,118.8mm
BEST
1,234.8mm
Height
648mm 727.3mm
Width
1,118.8mm 1,234.8mm
Package Height
763mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,239mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
 3D glasses included
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Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
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