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LG 32LF5610 vs Samsung UE32J5500

LG 32LF5610 vs Samsung UE32J5500

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LG 32LF5610
Samsung UE32J5500

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
LG 32LF5610 is 55.5mm thick, but the Samsung UE32J5500 is a 66.6mm thick TV (11.1mm 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.

£55 cheaper
The LG 32LF5610 costs £55 less than the Samsung UE32J5500.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
9% cheaper to run
The LG 32LF5610 only costs £62.72 to run over five years but the Samsung UE32J5500 costs £69.13 to run (10% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 32LF5610 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE32J5500 is "A".
User reviews are a little better
The LG 32LF5610 has an average user review score of 92% based on 26 reviews, however the Samsung UE32J5500 has an average rating of 91% (based on 697 reviews).
6 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz, whereas the LG 32LF5610 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 supports Smart TV, but the LG 32LF5610 does not support Smart TV.
Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 supports Wi-Fi, however the LG 32LF5610 does not. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an ethernet port, but the LG 32LF5610 does not have an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), however the LG 32LF5610 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 32LF5610 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 32LF5610 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz slower than the Samsung UE32J5500 (400Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Does not support Smart TV Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not support Smart TV, but the Samsung UE32J5500 supports Smart TV.
Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not support Wi-Fi, however the Samsung UE32J5500 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an ethernet port, but the Samsung UE32J5500 has an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), however the Samsung UE32J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).
Four months older
The LG 32LF5610 is older than the Samsung UE32J5500 by four months.
5 Reasons Against
11.1mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 is a 66.6mm thick TV. That's 11.1mm thicker than the LG 32LF5610 (66.6mm). 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.

More expensive by £55
The Samsung UE32J5500 is £55 more expensive than the LG 32LF5610.
Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE32J5500 is only stocked by 4 retailers, however the LG 32LF5610 is stocked by 7 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 £6.41
The running costs of the Samsung UE32J5500 are £69.13 which is £6.41 more than the LG 32LF5610 over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an average user score of 91%, but the LG 32LF5610 has an average user rating of 92% (based on 26 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 60.89
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 62.72
Purchase price £ 174.99
Total cost of ownership £ 237.71
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13
Purchase price £ 229.99
Total cost of ownership £ 299.12
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
300Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 400Hz
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm 80cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Gold
 Gold

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
38W
BEST
42W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 120 - 230
 120 - 230
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W

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
 Digital
 Digital
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BEST
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
BEST
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
BEST
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
55.5mm
BEST
66.6mm
Weight
6kg 4.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 207.6mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 471.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 721.4mm
Height
437mm 424.8mm
Width
732mm 721.4mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 522mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 901mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
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)
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