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LG 49LH590 vs Samsung UE49K5500

LG 49LH590 vs Samsung UE49K5500

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LG 49LH590
Samsung UE49K5500

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
45% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 49LH590 only costs £57.52 to run but the Samsung UE49K5500 costs £104.38 to run (81% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 49LH590 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", however the Samsung UE49K5500 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons For
10W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has an RMS rated power of 20W, however the LG 49LH590 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W lower). 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.

A lot thinner Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has a depth of 55.1mm, however the LG 49LH590 is an 81.5mm thick TV (26.4mm 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.

£80 cheaper
The Samsung UE49K5500 is £79.98 cheaper than the LG 49LH590.
Available from 31 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More popular
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 22699 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the LG 49LH590 ranks No. 374240.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49LH590 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.

Thicker Edit
LG 49LH590 is 81.5mm thick. That's 26.4mm 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.

More expensive by £80
The LG 49LH590 is £79.98 more expensive than the Samsung UE49K5500.
Less retailers
The LG 49LH590 is only stocked by 7 retailers, whereas the Samsung UE49K5500 is stocked by 38 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Less popular
The LG 49LH590 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 374240 by number of sales in our TVs, however the Samsung UE49K5500 ranks No. 22699.
2 Reasons Against
81% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE49K5500 are £104.38 which is £46.86 more than the LG 49LH590. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Samsung UE49K5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 49LH590 has a rating of "A++".

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 £ 429.98
Total cost of ownership £ 487.50
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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
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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.
0.52T
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
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
450 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)
123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

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 Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD
 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
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
34W
BEST
64W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Annual Energy Consumption
50kWh
BEST
89kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
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

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
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 AVI
 ASF
 H.265
 AVI
 ASF
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 MP3
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Video Compression Formats
 HEVC
 HEVC
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A
Cables Included
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
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 Standards
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
 ECO mode
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 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
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
81.5mm 55.1mm
BEST
Weight
11kg
BEST
13kg
Package Weight
14.8kg
BEST
18.7kg
Weight With Stand
11.3kg
BEST
14.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
218mm
BEST
293.8mm
Height (with Stand)
707mm 293.8mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,108mm 710.2mm
BEST
Height
657mm 645mm
Width
1,108mm 1,105.8mm
Package Height
775mm 773mm
BEST
Package Width
1,197mm
BEST
1,255mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI) slot
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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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