LG 32LF5610 vs Samsung UE32J5500

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LG 32LF5610
Samsung UE32J5500

Top Prices

Argos
Checked 19 hours ago
Standard delivery: £6.95
Ebuyer Business
Checked 23 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (10 available)
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Ebuyer Business
Checked 23 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 4 left!
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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 5 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 389 reviews).
12 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. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Internet TV Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an internet TV, whereas the LG 32LF5610 does not have an internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a common interface (CI), but the LG 32LF5610 does not have a common interface (CI). 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.

One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 32LF5610 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 UE32J5500 is three, but the LG 32LF5610 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.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a 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 LAN Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an ethernet LAN, but the LG 32LF5610 does not have an ethernet LAN.
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).
Teletext function Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a teletext function, however the LG 32LF5610 does not have a teletext function.
1.3kg lighter Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a weight of 4.7kg, however the LG 32LF5610 is a 6kg heavy TV (1.3kg heavier). 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.

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

11 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. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Does not have an internet TV Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an internet TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 has an internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE32J5500 has a common interface (CI). 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.

Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 32LF5610 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 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 32LF5610 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

Does not have a wi-Fi Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have a 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 LAN Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Samsung UE32J5500 has an ethernet LAN.
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).
Does not have a teletext function Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have a teletext function, however the Samsung UE32J5500 has a teletext function.
1.3kg heavier Edit
The LG 32LF5610 is a 6kg heavy TV. That's 1.3kg heavier than the Samsung UE32J5500 (4.7kg). 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 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 3 sellers, however the LG 32LF5610 is stocked by 8 sellers. 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

23 months Ago 23 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Frequency Rate
300Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 400Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
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)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported

Smart TV

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

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Ports Quantity
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 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
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)

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

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

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BEST
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
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour of Product
 Gold
 Gold

Ergonomics

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

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

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

Packaging Content

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