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LG 49LH604 vs Panasonic TX-49DS500 vs Philips 49PFS5501

LG 49LH604 vs Panasonic TX-49DS500 vs Philips 49PFS5501

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LG 49LH604
Panasonic TX-49DS500
Philips 49PFS5501

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
14 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 49LH604 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", whereas the Panasonic TX-49DS500 has a rating of "A+" and the Philips 49PFS5501 has a rating of "A++".
3 Reasons For
20% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W higher than the Philips 49PFS5501 (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.

Cheaper by £15
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is £14.90 cheaper than the LG 49LH604.
Better selling
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 ranks No. 5157 by number of sales, whereas the LG 49LH604 ranks No. 34346.
2 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
The Philips 49PFS5501 is a 79mm thick TV. That's 0.40000000000001mm thinner than the LG 49LH604 (79mm) and 1mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-49DS500 (79mm). 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.

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Philips 49PFS5501 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", but the LG 49LH604 has a rating of "A++" and the Panasonic TX-49DS500 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
1% thicker Edit
The LG 49LH604 has a depth of 79.4mm. That's 0.59999999999999mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-49DS500 (79mm) and 0.40000000000001mm thicker than the Philips 49PFS5501 (79mm). 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 £15
The LG 49LH604 is £14.90 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-49DS500.
Older by one month
The LG 49LH604 is one month older than the Philips 49PFS5501. The LG 49LH604 is the same age as the Panasonic TX-49DS500.
Less popular
The LG 49LH604 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 34346 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Panasonic TX-49DS500 ranks No. 5157.
4 Reasons Against
2% thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 has a depth of 80mm. That's 0.59999999999999mm thicker than the LG 49LH604 (79mm) and 1mm thicker than the Philips 49PFS5501 (79mm). 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 Panasonic TX-49DS500 is only stocked by 18 sellers, but the LG 49LH604 is stocked by 32 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is one month older than the Philips 49PFS5501. The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is the same age as the LG 49LH604.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-49DS500 is "A+", whereas the rating of the LG 49LH604 is "A++" and the rating of the Philips 49PFS5501 is "A++".
2 Reasons Against
4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 49PFS5501 is a 16W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W lower than the Panasonic TX-49DS500 (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.

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

14 months Ago 14 months Ago 13 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.22
Total running cost £ 111.78
Purchase price £ 350.00
Total cost of ownership £ 461.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
49" 49" 49"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
 BMR
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
 4:3
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Refresh Rate Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
BEST
16W
Loudspeaker
2 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Speech
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
 'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
 YouTube
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Other Features

USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 x 160 x 747

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indication
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indication

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 69W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.2W
BEST
0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
 A++
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh 96kWh 57kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 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
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Performance

Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles
 Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
2 Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages 1,000 pages
Picture Processing Technology
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
Teletext Standards
 Hyper-text
 Hyper-text
 Hyper-text

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data AA
Remote Control Type
L-con Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Number of batteries supported

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27 Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
79.4mm 80mm 79mm
BEST
Weight
11.8kg 13.5kg 11kg
BEST
Package Weight
16.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data 14.7kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
12.1kg 15.5kg 11.3kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
216mm 235mm 213mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
702mm 639mm
BEST
670mm
Width (with Stand)
1,107mm 1,106mm 1,099mm
BEST
Height
645mm 644mm 645mm
Width
1,107mm 1,106mm 1,099mm
Package Height
775mm 730mm
BEST
747mm
Package Width
1,197mm
BEST
1,497mm 1,200mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1 1
Audio Input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input for DVI
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 1 3
BEST
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
 1.4
HDMI Port
3 2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Connector Type
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technologies
 DTS
 DTS-HD
 DTS
 DTS-HD
 DTS
 DTS-HD
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