LG 43UF680 vs LG 43UF690 vs Samsung UE43KU6000

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LG 43UF680
LG 43UF690
Samsung UE43KU6000

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Reasons For

No data 3 Reasons For
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 43UF690 is three (as does the Samsung UE43KU6000), but the LG 43UF680 only has two 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 energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43UF690 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE43KU6000 is "A".
User reviews are hugely better
The LG 43UF690 has an average user review score of 96%, but the LG 43UF680 has an average rating of 76% (based on 5 reviews).
5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 43UF690 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. 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.

Three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE43KU6000 is three, and so does the LG 43UF690, but the LG 43UF680 only has two 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.

Cheaper by £186
The Samsung UE43KU6000 costs £359.00, whereas the LG 43UF680 is £544.77.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Samsung UE43KU6000 ranks No. 61549 by number of sales, but the LG 43UF680 ranks No. 203317.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 43UF680 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, and so does the LG 43UF690, whereas the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 43UF680 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

£186 more expensive
The LG 43UF680 is more expensive than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by £185.77.
Less retailers
Only 2 retailers sells the LG 43UF680, whereas 4 retailers sell the Samsung UE43KU6000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The LG 43UF680 is older than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by 13 months. The LG 43UF680 is the same age as the LG 43UF690.
Worse selling
The LG 43UF680 ranks No. 203317 by sales volume, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 ranks No. 61549.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The LG 43UF680's average user rating is only 76%, however the LG 43UF690's is 96% (based on 10 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 43UF690 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, and so does the LG 43UF680, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the LG 43UF690, however 2 shops sell the LG 43UF680 and 4 retailers sell the Samsung UE43KU6000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The LG 43UF690 is older than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by 13 months. The LG 43UF690 is the same age as the LG 43UF680.
1 Reason Against
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE43KU6000 is "A", but the rating of the LG 43UF690 is "A+".

Average User Rating

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Date Released

22 months Ago 22 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00
Purchase price £ 359.00
Total cost of ownership £ 473.00
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43" 43" 43"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 108cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 DTS
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1 2
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
3
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 AVI
 ASF
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 AVI
 ASF
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 70W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 97kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 135W
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 62.6mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10.6kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 21kg 9.7kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 288.1mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 624mm
BEST
637mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 971mm
BEST
975.8mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 575mm 569mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 971mm 975.8mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 656mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,205mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A
Cables Included
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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