LG 55UH625 vs Samsung UE55KU6000

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LG 55UH625
Samsung UE55KU6000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
36% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH625 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 40kWh lower than the Samsung UE55KU6000 (154kWh). 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.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UH625 is 56.7mm thick, but the Samsung UE55KU6000 is a 63.2mm thick TV (6.5mm 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.

60% cheaper to run
The LG 55UH625 is £187.48 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55KU6000 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH625 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE55KU6000 is "A".
4 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6000 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 55UH625 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.

19% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6000 has a weight of 15kg, however the LG 55UH625 is a 17.8kg heavy TV (2.8kg 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 by £170
The Samsung UE55KU6000 costs £529.00, whereas the LG 55UH625 is £699.00.
41 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 55UH625 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KU6000 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.

2.8kg heavier Edit
The LG 55UH625 is a 17.8kg heavy TV. That's 2.8kg heavier than the Samsung UE55KU6000 (15kg). 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.

£170 more expensive
The LG 55UH625 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55KU6000 by £170.
Less retailers
Only 3 sellers sells the LG 55UH625, whereas 44 stores sell the Samsung UE55KU6000. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The LG 55UH625 is older than the Samsung UE55KU6000 by two months.
4 Reasons Against
40kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6000 has an annual energy consumption of 154kWh, but the LG 55UH625 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV (40kWh 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.

6.5mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6000 is a 63.2mm thick TV. That's 6.5mm thicker than the LG 55UH625 (63.2mm). 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £187.48
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE55KU6000 are £314.30 which is £187.48 more than the LG 55UH625. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55KU6000 is "A", but the rating of the LG 55UH625 is "A+".

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Date Released

9 months Ago 8 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 124.99
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 126.82
Purchase price £ 699.00
Total cost of ownership £ 825.82
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 312.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 314.30
Purchase price £ 529.00
Total cost of ownership £ 843.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.63T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.6T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
40
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
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 120Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
1,200 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)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-C2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-C2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
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
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

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
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
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)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 USB
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Motion Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motion control
Processor Cores
4 4
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
78W
BEST
195W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 111W
Annual Energy Consumption
114kWh
BEST
154kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 195W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
56.7mm
BEST
63.2mm
Weight
17.8kg 15kg
BEST
Package Weight
22.2kg
BEST
22.3kg
Weight With Stand
18.1kg 16kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
237mm
BEST
310.5mm
Height (with Stand)
778mm
BEST
787.5mm
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Height
722mm 718.4mm
Width
1,240mm 1,242.6mm
Package Height
810mm
BEST
819mm
Package Width
1,330mm
BEST
1,485mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 45
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 95

Other Features

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 22.3kg
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD Dimming
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