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LG 55UF950 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

LG 55UF950 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

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LG 55UF950
Samsung UE55JU7000

Top Prices

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FREE Standard delivery
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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
50% higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (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.

Two more loudspeakers Edit
The LG 55UF950 has four loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has two loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UF950 is 47.6mm thick. That's 19.8mm thinner than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (67.4mm). 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The LG 55UF950 has a common interface (CI) slot, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 does not. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Two more awards
The LG 55UF950 has 5 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 has 3 awards.
Much better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the LG 55UF950 is 100%, however the average rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 89% (based on 7 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Cheaper by £349
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is £349.01 cheaper than the LG 55UF950.
Cheaper to run by £35.02
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU7000 only costs £133.23 to run however the LG 55UF950 costs £168.25 to run (26% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UF950 has a rating of "A".
Better expert reviews
Based on 9 expert reviews, the average review score of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 85%, whereas the average rating of the LG 55UF950 is 79% (based on 20 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
More expensive by £349
The LG 55UF950 is £349.01 more expensive than the Samsung UE55JU7000.
Older by one month
The LG 55UF950 is one month older than the Samsung UE55JU7000.
£35.02 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 55UF950 are £168.25 which is £35.02 more than the Samsung UE55JU7000. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF950 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is "A+".
Expert review Rating is Worse
The LG 55UF950's average expert score is only 79%, however the Samsung UE55JU7000's is 85% (based on 9 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG 55UF950 (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.

Two less loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has a depth of 67.4mm. That's 19.8mm thicker than the LG 55UF950 (67.4mm). 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 Samsung UE55JU7000 is only stocked by 6 shops, but the LG 55UF950 is stocked by 9 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Two less awards
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has only received 3 awards, but the LG 55UF950 has received 5 awards.
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 89%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 55UF950 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
benchmark.pl: Good Product
M3.idg.se: Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended
3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 168.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 168.25
Purchase price £ 929.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,097.25
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 579.99
Total cost of ownership £ 713.22
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.84T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift

Design

Colour
 White
 White

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
105W 82W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
153kWh 114kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 218W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)

Performance

Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
 3GP
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
 3GP
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
 Browser supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 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
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
47.6mm
BEST
67.4mm
Weight
19kg 15.4kg
BEST
Package Weight
26.5kg 23.6kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
22.2kg 18.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
240mm
BEST
277.7mm
Height (with Stand)
773mm 770.5mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,236mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Height
722mm 718.3mm
Width
1,236mm 1,242.6mm
Package Height
810mm
BEST
812mm
Package Width
1,330mm
BEST
1,415mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
3
BEST
2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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