LG 55UH668 vs LG 55UH850

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LG 55UH668
LG 55UH850

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In stock (20 available)
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In stock (10 available)

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
26% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH668 is a 99kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 25kWh lower than the LG 55UH850 (124kWh). 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.

6% lighter Edit
The LG 55UH668 is an 18.2kg heavy TV. That's 1kg lighter than the LG 55UH850 (19.2kg). 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.

£350 cheaper
The LG 55UH668 costs £350 less than the LG 55UH850.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
20% cheaper to run
The LG 55UH668 is £28.45 cheaper to run than the LG 55UH850 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH668 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 55UH850 is "A+".
4 Reasons For
1,500 bigger PMI (Picture Mastering Index) Edit
The LG 55UH850 has a PMI (Picture Mastering Index) of 2,700, whereas the LG 55UH668 is only a 1,200 TV (1,500 smaller).
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UH850 has an RMS rated power of 40W, but the LG 55UH668 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UH850 is 51.5mm thick, but the LG 55UH668 is a 60.9mm thick TV (9.4mm 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.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH850 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 55UH668 is "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Two times smaller PMI (Picture Mastering Index) Edit
The LG 55UH668 has a PMI (Picture Mastering Index) of 1,200, whereas the LG 55UH850 is a 2,700 TV (1,500 bigger).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UH668 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the LG 55UH850 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Thicker Edit
LG 55UH668 is 60.9mm thick, but the LG 55UH850 is a 51.5mm thick TV (9.4mm 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.

6 Reasons Against
21% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH850 is a 124kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 25kWh higher than the LG 55UH668 (124kWh). 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 55UH850 is a 19.2kg heavy TV. That's 1kg heavier than the LG 55UH668 (19.2kg). 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.

£350 more expensive
The LG 55UH850 is more expensive than the LG 55UH668 by £350.
Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the LG 55UH850, whereas 5 retailers sell the LG 55UH668. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The LG 55UH850 is older than the LG 55UH668 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 26%
Over five years the running costs of the LG 55UH850 are £139.24 which is £28.45 more than the LG 55UH668. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 110.79
Purchase price £ 549.00
Total cost of ownership £ 659.79
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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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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
1,200 2,700
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

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
 Not supported
 Not supported
Channels Quantity (DVB-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Channels Quantity (DVB-S2)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Channels Quantity (DVB-C)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
3.0 3.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2
Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 40W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
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
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS-HD
 DTS-HD

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Playback Modes
 Zoom
 Zoom
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Standards
 List
 Top-text
 List
 Top-text

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% 65%
Year of Production
2016 Unknown - Click to provide data

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)
68W
BEST
85W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
99kWh
BEST
124kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 85W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
60.9mm 51.5mm
BEST
Weight
18.2kg
BEST
19.2kg
Package Weight
22.3kg
BEST
26.1kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.2kg
Depth (with Stand)
282mm 238.4mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
787mm 775mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,240mm
Height
721mm 721mm
Width
1,240mm 1,240mm
Package Height
860mm 860mm
Package Width
1,360mm 1,360mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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