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LG 55UF6807 vs Samsung UE55KS8000

LG 55UF6807 vs Samsung UE55KS8000

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LG 55UF6807
Samsung UE55KS8000

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
£4.80 cheaper to run
The LG 55UF6807 is £4.80 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55KS8000 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF6807 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE55KS8000 is "A+".
6 Reasons For
67% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV. That's 40W higher than the LG 55UF6807 (60W). 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.

Two point one more loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has four point one loudspeakers, however the LG 55UF6807 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.

Thinner Edit
Samsung UE55KS8000 is 40.8mm thick. That's 15.9mm thinner than the LG 55UF6807 (40.8mm). 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.

Cheaper by £271
The Samsung UE55KS8000 costs £271.31 less than the LG 55UF6807.
23 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the LG 55UF6807 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
2x lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF6807 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV (40W 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.

Only two loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF6807 is two, but the Samsung UE55KS8000 only has four 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.

A lot thicker Edit
The LG 55UF6807 is a 56.7mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 40.8mm thick TV (15.9mm 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.

£271 more expensive
The LG 55UF6807 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55KS8000 by £271.31.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the LG 55UF6807, however 24 sellers sell the Samsung UE55KS8000. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The LG 55UF6807 is older than the Samsung UE55KS8000 by 16 months.
1 Reason Against
£4.80 more expensive to run over five years
The Samsung UE55KS8000 costs £138.03 to run which is £4.80 more to run than the LG 55UF6807 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

19 months Ago 3 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 1,021.31
Total cost of ownership £ 1,154.54
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Purchase price £ 750.00
Total cost of ownership £ 888.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
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
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 60W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 4
BEST
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 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)
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
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
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5

Design

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
82W
BEST
85W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
120kWh 118kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 110 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 210W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-x2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-x2
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MP43
 H.265
 MP4
 MP43
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RealAudio
 AU
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RealAudio
 AU
 EAC3
 HE-A
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
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
Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Peak Illuminator Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Peak Illuminator Pro

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
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
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing
Web Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Web browser

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Cinema
 Game
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
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
56.7mm 40.8mm
BEST
Weight
18.1kg 17.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
22.2kg
BEST
25.5kg
Weight With Stand
17.8kg
BEST
19.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
237mm
BEST
346.2mm
Height (with Stand)
778mm
BEST
799.5mm
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,230mm
BEST
Height
722mm 712.3mm
Width
1,240mm 1,230mm
Package Height
810mm 807mm
BEST
Package Width
1,330mm
BEST
1,400mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI) slot
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
1 4
BEST
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 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
1 3
BEST
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3
RS-232C Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

RF Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
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