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LG 49LH590 vs LG 49UH668

LG 49LH590 vs LG 49UH668

LG 49LH590
LG 49UH668

Top Prices

PC World
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock (20 available)
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FREE Standard delivery
Amazon UK
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
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Out of stock
PC World
Checked 3 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (20 available)
Currys
Checked 3 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (20 available)
Amazon UK
Checked 8 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
£120 cheaper
The LG 49LH590 costs £429.00, whereas the LG 49UH668 is £549.00.
Available from 3 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£35.65 cheaper to run
The LG 49LH590 only costs £57.52 to run over five years whereas the LG 49UH668 costs £93.17 to run (62% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49LH590 is "A++", but the rating of the LG 49UH668 is "A+".
2 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49UH668 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W higher than the LG 49LH590 (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.

Better selling
The LG 49UH668 ranks No. 139201 by number of sales, however the LG 49LH590 ranks No. 376055.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49LH590 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the LG 49UH668 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (10W 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.

Worse selling
The LG 49LH590 ranks No. 376055 by sales volume, but the LG 49UH668 ranks No. 139201.
4 Reasons Against
More expensive by £120
The LG 49UH668 is £120 more expensive than the LG 49LH590.
Less retailers
The LG 49UH668 is only stocked by 3 sellers, whereas the LG 49LH590 is stocked by 6 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Higher running costs over five years by £35.65
The running costs of the LG 49UH668 are £93.17 which is £35.65 more than the LG 49LH590 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49UH668 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 49LH590 is "A++".

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

13 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 54.48
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 57.52
Purchase price £ 429.00
Total cost of ownership £ 486.52
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 91.34
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 93.17
Purchase price £ 549.00
Total cost of ownership £ 642.17
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
450 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 20W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 DTS-HD

Smart TV

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
3.0 3.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% 65%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
34W
BEST
57W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Annual Energy Consumption
50kWh
BEST
83kWh

Certificates

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

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

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Formats
 HEVC
 HEVC

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
81.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
11kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
14.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
11.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
218mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
707mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,108mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
657mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,108mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
775mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,197mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
1 2
BEST
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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