LG 55EC930 vs Samsung UE55ES8090

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LG 55EC930
Samsung UE55ES8090

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Reasons For

7 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 55EC930 is four, but the Samsung UE55ES8090 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.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55EC930 is a 155kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 6kWh lower than the Samsung UE55ES8090 (161kWh). 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.

16% lighter Edit
The LG 55EC930 has a weight of 14.4kg. That's 2.2kg lighter than the Samsung UE55ES8090 (16.6kg). 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.

£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".
Eleven more awards
The LG 55EC930 has 13 awards, however the Samsung UE55ES8090 has 2 awards.
4 Reasons For
VESA mounting Edit
The Samsung UE55ES8090 supports VESA mounting, whereas the LG 55EC930 does not support VESA mounting.
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 88% (based on 40 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The LG 55EC930 does not support VESA mounting, however the Samsung UE55ES8090 supports VESA mounting.
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 88%, but the Samsung UE55ES8090 has an average expert rating of 96% (based on 8 reviews).
8 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55ES8090 is three, but the LG 55EC930 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55ES8090 is a 161kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 6kWh higher than the LG 55EC930 (161kWh). 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.

14% heavier Edit
The Samsung UE55ES8090 has a weight of 16.6kg. That's 2.2kg heavier than the LG 55EC930 (16.6kg). 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.

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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 13 awards.

Awards

13 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
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

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Date Released

30 months Ago 52 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 £ 1,199.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,370.68
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
LED Backlighting Type
 Full-Array
 Full-Array
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Supported 3D Technologies
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
BEST

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
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

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

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
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 Ports Quantity
3 3
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
3
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Networking

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

Management Features

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

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WMV9
 DIVX
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WMV9
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 DTS
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 DTS
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
24p Support
 24p support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Skype Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Skype function
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

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
106W
BEST
110W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.1W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
155kWh
BEST
161kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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

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
845mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
256mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,330mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
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