LG 43LH604 vs Philips 43PUS6401

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LG 43LH604
Philips 43PUS6401

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Wi-Fi Direct Edit
The LG 43LH604 has a wi-Fi Direct, but the Philips 43PUS6401 does not have a wi-Fi Direct.
93% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43LH604 is a 51kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 47kWh lower than the Philips 43PUS6401 (98kWh). 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.

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The LG 43LH604 has a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, but the Philips 43PUS6401 does not.
2% lighter Edit
The LG 43LH604 is a 9.3kg heavy TV. That's 150g lighter than the Philips 43PUS6401 (9.4kg). 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.

£109 cheaper
The LG 43LH604 costs £109.10 less than the Philips 43PUS6401.
Available from 28 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
46% cheaper to run
The LG 43LH604 is £50.07 cheaper to run than the Philips 43PUS6401 over five years. Read more
More popular
The LG 43LH604 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 4551 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Philips 43PUS6401 ranks No. 352078.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43LH604 is "A++", however the rating of the Philips 43PUS6401 is "A".
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 2 reviews, the LG 43LH604 has an average expert review score of 78%, however the Philips 43PUS6401 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 43LH604 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Philips 43PUS6401 is four, but the LG 43LH604 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Two more processor coress Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 is a four processor cores TV, whereas the LG 43LH604 only has two processor coress.
4% thinner Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 is a 77mm thick TV. That's 2.4mm thinner than the LG 43LH604 (77mm). 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.

Moderately better user reviews
The average user review score of the Philips 43PUS6401 is 91% based on 411 reviews, but the average rating of the LG 43LH604 is 89% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The LG 43LH604 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Philips 43PUS6401 only has three 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 43LH604 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Philips 43PUS6401 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Only two processor coress Edit
The number of processor coress on the LG 43LH604 is two, but the Philips 43PUS6401 only has four processor coress.
Moderately thicker Edit
LG 43LH604 is 79.4mm thick, but the Philips 43PUS6401 is a 77mm thick TV (2.4mm 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.

One month older
The LG 43LH604 is older than the Philips 43PUS6401 by one month.
Slightly Lower user review Score
The LG 43LH604's average user rating is 89%, however the Philips 43PUS6401's is 91% (based on 411 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
Does not have a wi-Fi Direct Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 does not have a wi-Fi Direct, however the LG 43LH604 has a wi-Fi Direct.
47kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 has an annual energy consumption of 98kWh, but the LG 43LH604 is a 51kWh annual energy consumption TV (47kWh 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.

Does not have a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 does not have a digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, however the LG 43LH604 does.
150g heavier Edit
The Philips 43PUS6401 has a weight of 9.4kg, however the LG 43LH604 is a 9.3kg heavy TV (150g 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 £109
The Philips 43PUS6401 is £109.10 more expensive than the LG 43LH604.
Not as many stockists
The Philips 43PUS6401 is only stocked by 2 shops, however the LG 43LH604 is stocked by 30 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Higher running costs over five years by £50.07
The Philips 43PUS6401 costs £109.19 to run which is £50.07 more to run than the LG 43LH604 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Philips 43PUS6401 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 352078 by number of sales in our TVs, but the LG 43LH604 ranks No. 4551.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 43PUS6401 is "A", but the rating of the LG 43LH604 is "A++".
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Philips 43PUS6401 only has an average expert score of 60%, but the LG 43LH604 has an average expert rating of 78% (based on 2 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 10 months Ago

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
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 107.36
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 109.19
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 508.19
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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.
0.54T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43" 43"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 cd/m²
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Refresh Rates Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm 108cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 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
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Skype
 Google Apps
 Skype
BEST
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Operating System Version
3.0 5.1 (Lollipop)
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Premium Sound
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 Decoding Technologies
 DTS-HD
 DTS-HD

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
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
Audio Input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input for DVI
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
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
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
BEST
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes
 Pause
 Pause
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture mute (for radio)
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
Programming Period
8 day(s) 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Hard Drive Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB
Processor Cores
2 4
BEST
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages
Picture Processing Technology
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible
Ambient Lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
 2-sided lighting
 2-sided lighting
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Standards
 Hyper-text
 Hyper-text

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indication
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
35W
BEST
67W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 67W
Annual Energy Consumption
51kWh
BEST
98kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
BEST
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
79.4mm 77mm
BEST
Weight
9.3kg
BEST
9.4kg
Package Weight
11.7kg
BEST
12.3kg
Weight With Stand
9.5kg
BEST
9.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 204mm
Height (with Stand)
620mm
BEST
623mm
Width (with Stand)
974mm 968mm
BEST
Height
571mm 576mm
Width
974mm 968mm
Package Height
660mm 506mm
BEST
Package Width
1,060mm 786mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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

Operational Conditions

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

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Light sensor

Other Features

Picture Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming Pro, Ultra Resolution, Natural Motion, Pixel Plus Ultra HD
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.3kg
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 786 x 133 x 506
USB Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming Pro
Ambilight Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Built in Ambilight+hue, Ambilight Music, Game Mode, Wall colour adaptive, Lounge mode
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