LG 55LH604 vs Samsung UE55JU6872

LG 55LH604
Samsung UE55JU6872

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The LG 55LH604 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Samsung UE55JU6872 does not. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Significantly lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55LH604 has an annual energy consumption of 77kWh, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6872 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV (41kWh higher). 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.

Cheaper to run by £50.06
Over five years the LG 55LH604 only costs £87.97 to run however the Samsung UE55JU6872 costs £138.03 to run (57% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55LH604 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE55JU6872 has a rating of "A+".
3 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55JU6872 is three, but the LG 55LH604 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55LH604 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.

Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55JU6872 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55LH604 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 55LH604 is two, but the Samsung UE55JU6872 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.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55LH604 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6872 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.

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 does not have a common interface (CI), however the LG 55LH604 has a common interface (CI). Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

41kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 has an annual energy consumption of 118kWh, whereas the LG 55LH604 is a 77kWh annual energy consumption TV (41kWh 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.

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Older by seven months
The Samsung UE55JU6872 is seven months older than the LG 55LH604.
Higher running costs over five years by £50.06
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE55JU6872 are £138.03 which is £50.06 more than the LG 55LH604. Show assumptions.

Date Released

10 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 84.93
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 87.97
Purchase price £ 549.00
Total cost of ownership £ 636.97
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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 Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Frequency Rate
900Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

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
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
 Google Apps
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Music Apps
 Spotify
 Spotify
News Apps
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Store
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Store
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
34
BEST
27
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Processor Cores
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Google Application
 Google Play
 Google+
 Google Play
 Google+
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
53W
BEST
85W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
77kWh
BEST
118kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 265W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
41.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
16.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
21.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
720 x 1241 x 41.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
16.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
216mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
775mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,241mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
720mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,241mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
835mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,360mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Sound Enhancement Technology
Virtual Surround Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring with Android Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement
Triple XD Engine Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB
DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner - DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV Applications
Catch up TV: BBC iPlayer, My 5 - Streaming: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Wuaki TV, Now TV, Spotify - App store: LG Content store, Google Play - Full internet browser: webOS Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
LG 55LH604V Smart 55" LED TV - Remote control - Power cable - AAA batteries Unknown - Click to provide data

Special Features

Photo Share
 Photo Share
Unknown - Click to provide data
Football Mode
 Football mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
X-Reality PRO
 X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
Triluminos Display
 Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
 Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
Unknown - Click to provide data
ClearAudio+
 ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Depth Enhancer
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motionflow XR
 Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
 Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrasting
 Dynamic contrasting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
ClearAudio+
 ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
ConnectShare
 ConnectShare
Unknown - Click to provide data
4K X-Reality Pro
 4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
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