LG 60UH850 vs Samsung UE60KS7000

LG 60UH850
Samsung UE60KS7000

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
One more RF ports quantity Edit
The LG 60UH850 is a two RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE60KS7000 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

£5.20 cheaper to run
The LG 60UH850 only costs £160.07 to run over five years whereas the Samsung UE60KS7000 costs £165.27 to run (3% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 60UH850 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE60KS7000 is "A+".
9 Reasons For
Common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 supports common interface Plus (CI+), whereas the LG 60UH850 does not.
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 60UH850 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE60KS7000 is four, but the LG 60UH850 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

2% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 is a 141kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 2kWh lower than the LG 60UH850 (141kWh). 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.

8mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 is a 44.2mm thick TV, whereas the LG 60UH850 is a 52.2mm thick TV (8mm 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.

7% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 has a weight of 22.1kg. That's 1.4kg lighter than the LG 60UH850 (22.1kg). 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.

£300 cheaper
The Samsung UE60KS7000 costs £899.00, whereas the LG 60UH850 is £1,199.00.
Available from 20 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE60KS7000 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 60UH850 is "A+".

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Does not support common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The LG 60UH850 does not support common interface Plus (CI+), however the Samsung UE60KS7000 supports common interface Plus (CI+).
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The LG 60UH850 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE60KS7000 only has three 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 60UH850 is three, but the Samsung UE60KS7000 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 60UH850 is a 143kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 2kWh higher than the Samsung UE60KS7000 (141kWh). 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.

8mm thicker Edit
The LG 60UH850 is a 52.2mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE60KS7000 is a 44.2mm thick TV (8mm 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.

Heavier Edit
The LG 60UH850 has a weight of 23.5kg. That's 1.4kg heavier than the Samsung UE60KS7000 (22.1kg). 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.

£300 more expensive
The LG 60UH850 is more expensive than the Samsung UE60KS7000 by £300.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the LG 60UH850, however 22 retailers sell the Samsung UE60KS7000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Six months older
The LG 60UH850 is older than the Samsung UE60KS7000 by six months.
2 Reasons Against
One less RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 60UH850 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

3% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE60KS7000 are £165.27 which is £5.20 more than the LG 60UH850. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 157.03
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 160.07
Purchase price £ 1,199.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,359.07
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 163.44
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 165.27
Purchase price £ 899.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,064.27
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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.
0.82T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
60" 60"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2100
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
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 152cm
BEST
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
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W 40W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 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+)
BEST
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Web Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Web browser

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Motion Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motion control
Processor Cores
4 4
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
98W
BEST
102W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
143kWh 141kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 205W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
52.2mm 44.2mm
BEST
Weight
23.5kg 22.1kg
BEST
Package Weight
31.5kg 28.8kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
25.7kg 22.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
281.9mm
BEST
294.6mm
Height (with Stand)
837mm
BEST
856.9mm
Width (with Stand)
1,348mm
BEST
1,352.4mm
Height
782mm 783.6mm
Width
1,348mm 1,352.4mm
Package Height
880mm
BEST
887mm
Package Width
1,492mm 1,463mm
BEST

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
MR15R TM1680A
Cables Included
 AC
 AV
 AC
 AV
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
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