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LG 55EC930 vs Samsung UE55ES8090

LG 55EC930 vs Samsung UE55ES8090

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LG 55EC930
Samsung UE55ES8090

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55EC930 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the Samsung UE55ES8090 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). 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.

£5.19 cheaper to run
The LG 55EC930 only costs £171.68 to run over five years whereas the Samsung UE55ES8090 costs £176.87 to run (3% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55EC930 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE55ES8090 is "A".
Twelve more awards
The LG 55EC930 has 14 awards, however the Samsung UE55ES8090 has 2 awards.
3 Reasons For
2x thinner Edit
The Samsung UE55ES8090 is a 30.8mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55EC930 is an 80mm thick TV (49.2mm thicker). 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.

Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55ES8090 is "A", but the rating of the LG 55EC930 is "A".
Expert reviews are better
The Samsung UE55ES8090 has an average expert review score of 96% based on 8 reviews, but the LG 55EC930 has an average rating of 87% (based on 42 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
49.2mm thicker Edit
The LG 55EC930 is an 80mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE55ES8090 is a 30.8mm thick TV (49.2mm 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.

Lower expert review Score
The LG 55EC930 has an average expert rating of 87%, but the Samsung UE55ES8090 has an average expert rating of 96% (based on 8 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55ES8090 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the LG 55EC930 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). 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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Over one year older
The Samsung UE55ES8090 is older than the LG 55EC930 by 22 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 3%
The running costs of the Samsung UE55ES8090 are £176.87 which is £5.19 more than the LG 55EC930 over five years. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung UE55ES8090 has received 2 awards, the LG 55EC930 has received 14 awards.

Awards

14 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
audiovision.de: Highlight Award
avforums.com: Best Buy
Digital Versus: 5 Star
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
hi-tech.mail.ru/: Recommended
homecinemachoice.com: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
log.com.tr: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
Techradar: Recommended
techradar.com/au/: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
2 Awards
areadvd.de: Outstanding
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

33 months Ago 55 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 169.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 171.68
Purchase price £ 1,334.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,506.67
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 176.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 0.61
Total running cost £ 176.87

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.85T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.88T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 800Hz
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Full-Array
 Full-Array
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm
BEST
110cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Features

Skype
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Skype

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital

Smart TV

Lifestyle Apps
 Skype
 Skype
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
106W
BEST
110W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.1W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
155kWh
BEST
161kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

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

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
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WMV9
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WMV9
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
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
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
34
BEST
3
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
80mm 30.8mm
BEST
Weight
14.4kg
BEST
16.6kg
Package Weight
22.3kg
BEST
25.4kg
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1349 x 259 x 873
Weight With Stand
16.4kg
BEST
19.3kg
Depth (with Stand)
204mm
BEST
210mm
Height (with Stand)
753mm
BEST
761.6mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm
BEST
1,230.3mm
Height
715mm 722.3mm
Width
1,225mm 1,230.3mm
Package Height
256mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
845mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,330mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
1 2
BEST
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
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
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
4
BEST
3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
MHL Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
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