LG 55UF8517 vs Panasonic TX-58DX750

LG 55UF8517
Panasonic TX-58DX750

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
39kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF8517 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, whereas the Panasonic TX-58DX750 is a 156kWh annual energy consumption TV (39kWh higher). 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 55UF8517 is 19.3kg heavy, but the Panasonic TX-58DX750 is a 23kg heavy TV (3.7kg heavier). 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.

Cheaper to run by £55.92
Over five years the LG 55UF8517 is £55.92 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-58DX750. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UF8517 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Panasonic TX-58DX750 has a rating of "A".
2 Reasons For
3" larger display diagonal Edit
The Panasonic TX-58DX750 has a display diagonal of 58", but the LG 55UF8517 is only a 55" TV (3" 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.

24% thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-58DX750 has a depth of 41mm. That's 9.8mm thinner than the LG 55UF8517 (41mm). 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

4 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 55UF8517 has a display diagonal of 55", but the Panasonic TX-58DX750 is a 58" TV (3" larger). 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.

20% thicker Edit
The LG 55UF8517 has a depth of 50.8mm. That's 9.8mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-58DX750 (41mm). 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.

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Older by ten months
The LG 55UF8517 is ten months older than the Panasonic TX-58DX750.
4 Reasons Against
39kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-58DX750 has an annual energy consumption of 156kWh, whereas the LG 55UF8517 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV (39kWh 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.

Heavier Edit
Panasonic TX-58DX750 is 23kg heavy, but the LG 55UF8517 is a 19.3kg heavy TV (3.7kg 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.

£55.92 more expensive to run over five years
The Panasonic TX-58DX750 costs £184.11 to run which is £55.92 more to run than the LG 55UF8517 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-58DX750 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 55UF8517 is "A+".

Date Released

19 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 128.19
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 128.19
Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 184.11
Purchase price £ 734.00
Total cost of ownership £ 918.11
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 58"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 146cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 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
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 My Home Screen

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music

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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Personal
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Personal
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
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)
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,500 pages
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
80W
BEST
113W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh
BEST
156kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
50.8mm 41mm
BEST
Weight
19.3kg
BEST
23kg
Weight With Stand
20.4kg
BEST
24kg
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm 234mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
781.6mm
BEST
805mm
Width (with Stand)
1,234.8mm
BEST
1,290mm
Height
727.3mm 753mm
Width
1,234.8mm 1,290mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 857mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,494mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
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