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LG 49LF590 vs Samsung UE49K5500

LG 49LF590 vs Samsung UE49K5500

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LG 49LF590
Samsung UE49K5500

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Cheaper by £1
The LG 49LF590 is £0.01 cheaper than the Samsung UE49K5500.
9 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W higher than the LG 49LF590 (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.

One more loudspeaker Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE49K5500 is two, but the LG 49LF590 only has one loudspeaker. 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.

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, whereas the LG 49LF590 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Local dimming Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 features local dimming, whereas the LG 49LF590 does not. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

7% thinner Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a 55.1mm thick TV. That's 3.6mm thinner than the LG 49LF590 (55.1mm). 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has a common interface (CI) slot, but the LG 49LF590 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. 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.

38 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Samsung UE49K5500 ranks No. 7465 by number of sales, but the LG 49LF590 ranks No. 47364.
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung UE49K5500 is 85%, but the average rating of the LG 49LF590 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49LF590 is a 10W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung UE49K5500 (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.

One less loudspeaker Edit
The LG 49LF590 is a one loudspeaker TV, whereas the Samsung UE49K5500 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.

Does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The LG 49LF590 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, but the Samsung UE49K5500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Does not feature local dimming Edit
The LG 49LF590 does not feature local dimming, but the Samsung UE49K5500 features local dimming. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Thicker Edit
The LG 49LF590 has a depth of 58.7mm. That's 3.6mm thicker than the Samsung UE49K5500 (55.1mm). 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.

Fewer sellers
The LG 49LF590 is only stocked by 2 shops, but the Samsung UE49K5500 is stocked by 40 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by nine months
The LG 49LF590 is nine months older than the Samsung UE49K5500.
Less popular
The LG 49LF590 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 47364 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Samsung UE49K5500 ranks No. 7465.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the LG 49LF590 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung UE49K5500 is 85% (based on 126 reviews).
1 Reason Against
More expensive by £1
The Samsung UE49K5500 is £0.01 more expensive than the LG 49LF590.

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 104.38
Purchase price £ 350.00
Total cost of ownership £ 454.38
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
49" 49"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Plus 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 20W
BEST
Loudspeaker
1 2
BEST
Sound Modes
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand (VOD)
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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

Other Features

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.7kg
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming Pro

Design

Colour
 White
 White

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 64W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 89kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 100W

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

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

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
Image Formats Supported
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 JPS
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
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
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
58.7mm 55.1mm
BEST
Weight
13.1kg 13kg
BEST
Package Weight
16.9kg
BEST
18.7kg
Weight With Stand
13.4kg
BEST
14.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.8mm
Height (with Stand)
698mm
BEST
710.2mm
Width (with Stand)
1,103mm
BEST
1,105.8mm
Height
650mm 645mm
Width
1,103mm 1,105.8mm
Package Height
760mm
BEST
773mm
Package Width
1,197mm
BEST
1,255mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input for DVI
 Audio input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Port
1 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

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

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Stand Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.8
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