LG 43LH604 vs Sharp LC-43CFE6131

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LG 43LH604
Sharp LC-43CFE6131

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
40Hz faster high frequency rate Edit
LG 43LH604 is 100Hz refresh rate, but the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is only a 60Hz refresh rate TV (40Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 43LH604 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W higher than the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 (16W). 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.

Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The LG 43LH604 is a two RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43LH604 has an annual energy consumption of 51kWh, but the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is a 60kWh annual energy consumption TV (9kWh 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.

27 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£24.04 cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 43LH604 only costs £59.12 to run whereas the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 costs £83.16 to run (41% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 43LH604 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", but the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 has a rating of "A+".
3 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is 67.1mm thick. That's 12.3mm thinner than the LG 43LH604 (67.1mm). 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.

1.5kg lighter Edit
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is a 7.8kg heavy TV, whereas the LG 43LH604 is a 9.3kg heavy TV (1.5kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by £41
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 costs £40.90 less than the LG 43LH604.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
12.3mm thicker Edit
The LG 43LH604 is a 79.4mm thick TV. That's 12.3mm thicker than the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 (67.1mm). 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.

16% heavier Edit
The LG 43LH604 has a weight of 9.3kg, however the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is a 7.8kg heavy TV (1.5kg lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £41
The LG 43LH604 is £40.90 more expensive than the Sharp LC-43CFE6131.
8 Reasons Against
40Hz slower high frequency rate Edit
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 has a high frequency rate of 60Hz, however the LG 43LH604 is a 100Hz refresh rate TV (40Hz faster). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is a 16W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W lower than the LG 43LH604 (16W). 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.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is one, but the LG 43LH604 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

15% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 has an annual energy consumption of 60kWh, however the LG 43LH604 is a 51kWh annual energy consumption TV (9kWh 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.

Less retailers
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is only stocked by 3 shops, whereas the LG 43LH604 is stocked by 30 stores. 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.
Older by eight months
The Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is eight months older than the LG 43LH604.
£24.04 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 costs £83.16 to run which is £24.04 more to run than the LG 43LH604. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 43LH604 is "A++".

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 59.12
Purchase price £ 289.90
Total cost of ownership £ 349.02
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 80.12
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 83.16
Purchase price £ 249.00
Total cost of ownership £ 332.16
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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).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43" 43"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
100Hz
BEST
60Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000000:1
 1000000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 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)
108cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

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
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
BEST
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
News Apps
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
Sports Apps
 BBC Sports
 BBC Sports

Audio

Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 DTS 2.0
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 DTS 2.0
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0

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
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

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

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
35W
BEST
50W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 41W
Annual Energy Consumption
51kWh
BEST
60kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 70W
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 20%

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
79.4mm 67.1mm
BEST
Weight
9.3kg 7.8kg
BEST
Package Weight
11.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
9.5kg 8kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
620mm 596.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
974mm 965.9mm
BEST
Height
571mm 558.3mm
Width
974mm 965.9mm
Package Height
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,060mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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