LG 49UH620 vs Samsung UE49K5500

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LG 49UH620
Samsung UE49K5500

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
96% faster high frequency rate Edit
LG 49UH620 is 1,200Hz refresh rate. That's 1,150Hz faster than the Samsung UE49K5500 (50Hz). 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.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The LG 49UH620 is a two RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE49K5500 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.

12% lighter Edit
The LG 49UH620 has a weight of 11.7kg. That's 1.3kg lighter than the Samsung UE49K5500 (13kg). 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.

One more RF input Edit
The number of RF inputs on the LG 49UH620 is two, but the Samsung UE49K5500 only has one RF input.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49UH620 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE49K5500 is "A+".
8 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 49UH620 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. 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.

3kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has an annual energy consumption of 89kWh, however the LG 49UH620 is a 92kWh annual energy consumption TV (3kWh 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.

48% thinner Edit
Samsung UE49K5500 is 55.1mm thick. That's 26.4mm thinner than the LG 49UH620 (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.

Cheaper by £134
The Samsung UE49K5500 costs £134 less than the LG 49UH620.
47 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
0% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung UE49K5500 is £0.23 cheaper to run than the LG 49UH620. Read more
Better selling
The Samsung UE49K5500 ranks No. 2934 by number of sales, however the LG 49UH620 ranks No. 325074.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE49K5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the LG 49UH620 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 49UH620 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Samsung UE49K5500 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 49UH620 is a 92kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 3kWh higher than the Samsung UE49K5500 (89kWh). 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.

26.4mm thicker Edit
The LG 49UH620 is an 81.5mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE49K5500 is a 55.1mm thick TV (26.4mm thinner). 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.

£134 more expensive
The LG 49UH620 is more expensive than the Samsung UE49K5500 by £134.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 sellers sells the LG 49UH620, however 50 stores sell the Samsung UE49K5500. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The LG 49UH620 is older than the Samsung UE49K5500 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 0%
The running costs of the LG 49UH620 are £102.78 which is £0.23 more than the Samsung UE49K5500 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The LG 49UH620 ranks No. 325074 by sales volume, but the Samsung UE49K5500 ranks No. 2934.
4 Reasons Against
Slower high frequency rate Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has a high frequency rate of 50Hz, however the LG 49UH620 is a 1,200Hz refresh rate TV (1,150Hz 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.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Samsung UE49K5500 is one, but the LG 49UH620 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.

1.3kg heavier Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a 13kg heavy TV, whereas the LG 49UH620 is an 11.7kg heavy TV (1.3kg 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.

Only one RF input Edit
The Samsung UE49K5500 has one RF input, however the LG 49UH620 only has two RF inputs.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

9 months Ago 8 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 100.95
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 102.78
Purchase price £ 529.00
Total cost of ownership £ 631.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 102.55
Purchase price £ 395.00
Total cost of ownership £ 497.55
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 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
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Frequency Rate
1,200Hz
BEST
50Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Ultra Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Ultra Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
1,200 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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
Supported TV Bands
 DTV
 DTV

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Music Apps
 Spotify
 Spotify
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Screen mirroring

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Store
 Store
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
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
34
BEST
27
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 ASF
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 MP3
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
 Parental control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Processor Cores
4 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
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
Luminance
65% Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Standards
 List
 Top-text
 List
 Top-text

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
Smartphone Remote Support
 Smartphone remote support
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
63W
BEST
64W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
92kWh 89kWh
BEST
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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
81.5mm 55.1mm
BEST
Weight
11.7kg
BEST
13kg
Package Weight
16.2kg
BEST
18.7kg
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
657 x 1108 x 81.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
12.7kg
BEST
14.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
207.4mm
BEST
1,105.8mm
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

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

RF Input
2
BEST
1

Other Features

Sound Enhancement Technology
ULTRA Surround Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement
UHD Mastering Engine Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB
DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner - DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
16.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming Pro
Smart TV Applications
Catch up TV: BBC iPlayer, My5 - Streaming: Netflix 4k, Amazon Prime 4k, Spotify - App store: LG App Store - Full internet browser: webOS Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
LG 49UH620V Smart 4k Ultra HD HDR 49" LED TV - Standard remote - AC power cable - Batteries (AAA) 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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