LG 43UF6807 vs Panasonic TX-40DS500

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LG 43UF6807
Panasonic TX-40DS500

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Moderately larger display diagonal Edit
The LG 43UF6807 has a display diagonal of 43", whereas the Panasonic TX-40DS500 is only a 40" TV (3" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 43UF6807 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Panasonic TX-40DS500 has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons For
17kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS500 has an annual energy consumption of 59kWh, but the LG 43UF6807 is a 76kWh annual energy consumption TV (17kWh 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.

9.4mm thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS500 is a 47mm thick TV. That's 9.4mm thinner than the LG 43UF6807 (47mm). 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.

£16.63 cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40DS500 is £16.63 cheaper to run than the LG 43UF6807. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Panasonic TX-40DS500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the LG 43UF6807 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
23% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43UF6807 has an annual energy consumption of 76kWh, however the Panasonic TX-40DS500 is a 59kWh annual energy consumption TV (17kWh 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.

Thicker Edit
LG 43UF6807 is 56.4mm thick. That's 9.4mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40DS500 (47mm). 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.

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Older by eight months
The LG 43UF6807 is eight months older than the Panasonic TX-40DS500.
Higher running costs over five years by £16.63
Over five years the running costs of the LG 43UF6807 are £85.15 which is £16.63 more than the Panasonic TX-40DS500. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS500 has a display diagonal of 40", however the LG 43UF6807 is a 43" TV (3" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

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Date Released

16 months Ago 8 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 83.32
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 85.15
Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.22
Total running cost £ 68.52
Purchase price £ 279.99
Total cost of ownership £ 348.51
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43"
BEST
40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 400Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm
BEST
100cm

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
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
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
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 My Home Screen

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
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)
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Control
 Parental control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
 24p support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adaptive Dimming Backlight

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
52W 42W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.2W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
76kWh 59kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
56.4mm 47mm
BEST
Weight
10.5kg 10.5kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kg
Weight With Stand
10.8kg
BEST
12.5kg
Height (with Stand)
628mm 567mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
971mm 904mm
BEST
Height
570mm 518mm
Width
971mm 904mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 647mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,302mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
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