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LG 60UH850 vs Panasonic TX-50DX780

LG 60UH850 vs Panasonic TX-50DX780

LG 60UH850
Panasonic TX-50DX780

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The LG 60UH850 is a 60" TV. That's 10" larger than the Panasonic TX-50DX780 (50"). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

34% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 60UH850 is a 2,700Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 900Hz faster than the Panasonic TX-50DX780 (1,800Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 60UH850 has an RMS rated power of 40W, however the Panasonic TX-50DX780 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.

£548 cheaper
The LG 60UH850 is £548.42 cheaper than the Panasonic TX-50DX780.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 60UH850 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-50DX780 is "A".
2 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 is a 40mm thick TV. That's 12.2mm thinner than the LG 60UH850 (40mm). 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.

£3.20 cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-50DX780 only costs £156.87 to run whereas the LG 60UH850 costs £160.07 to run (2% more). Read more

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
24% thicker Edit
The LG 60UH850 has a depth of 52.2mm, however the Panasonic TX-50DX780 is a 40mm thick TV (12.2mm 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.

More expensive to run over five years by 2%
Over five years the running costs of the LG 60UH850 are £160.07 which is £3.20 more than the Panasonic TX-50DX780. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
20% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 has a display diagonal of 50", however the LG 60UH850 is a 60" TV (10" larger). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

900Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,800Hz, whereas the LG 60UH850 is a 2,700Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (900Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG 60UH850 (20W). 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.

More expensive by £548
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 is £548.42 more expensive than the LG 60UH850.
Older by one month
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 is one month older than the LG 60UH850.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-50DX780 is "A", but the rating of the LG 60UH850 is "A+".

Date Released

13 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 157.03
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 160.07
Purchase price £ 795.00
Total cost of ownership £ 955.07
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 153.83
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 156.87
Purchase price £ 1,343.42
Total cost of ownership £ 1,500.29
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.79T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.79 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.78T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
60"
BEST
50"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
2,700Hz
BEST
1,800Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
2,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
151cm
BEST
126cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Audio System
Harman Kardon Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Ambience
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Ambience
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
 'My Home Screen'
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Other Features

Display
IPS Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
98W 96W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
143kWh 133kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 MPO
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 MPO
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
4 4
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 pages

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
MR15R Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AV
 AC
 AV
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
My Channel Function
 My Channel function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
52.2mm 40mm
BEST
Weight
23.5kg 16kg
BEST
Package Weight
31.5kg 21kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
25.7kg 17kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
281.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
837mm 692mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,348mm 1,115mm
BEST
Height
782mm 647mm
Width
1,348mm 1,115mm
Package Height
880mm 744mm
BEST
Package Width
1,492mm 1,443mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio coaxial out
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+)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 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 2
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
RS-232C Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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