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LG 50LF652 vs Sony KDL-50W755

LG 50LF652 vs Sony KDL-50W755

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LG 50LF652
Sony KDL-50W755

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3D Edit
The LG 50LF652 is a 3D TV, however the Sony KDL-50W755 is not 3D. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

100Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 50LF652 is a 900Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz faster than the Sony KDL-50W755 (800Hz). 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.

Quite thinner Edit
The LG 50LF652 is a 54.5mm thick TV, whereas the Sony KDL-50W755 is a 59mm thick TV (4.5mm 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.

Available from 2 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£6.02 cheaper to run
The LG 50LF652 is £6.02 cheaper to run than the Sony KDL-50W755 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 50LF652 is "A+", but the rating of the Sony KDL-50W755 is "A+".
2 Reasons For
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-50W755 is "A+", whereas the rating of the LG 50LF652 is "A+".
User reviews are better
The Sony KDL-50W755 has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the LG 50LF652 has an average rating of 92% (based on 114 reviews).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Lower user review Score
The LG 50LF652 has an average user rating of 92%, but the Sony KDL-50W755 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Sony KDL-50W755 is not 3D, whereas the LG 50LF652 is. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

13% slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-50W755 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the LG 50LF652 (800Hz). 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.

4.5mm thicker Edit
The Sony KDL-50W755 has a depth of 59mm, however the LG 50LF652 is a 54.5mm thick TV (4.5mm 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 3 retailers sells the Sony KDL-50W755, but 5 sellers sell the LG 50LF652. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 5%
The Sony KDL-50W755 costs £118.41 to run which is £6.02 more to run than the LG 50LF652 over five years. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 112.39
Purchase price £ 499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 611.39
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 118.41
Purchase price £ 499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 617.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.59T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 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
50" 50"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
900Hz
BEST
800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm 126cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 TV SideView
 YouTube
 TV SideView
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
2.0 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Other Features

HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording
Picture Features
Unknown - Click to provide data X-Reality Pro
I-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 I-Manual
Wide Mode Settings for PC
Unknown - Click to provide data Normal / Full1 / Full2 for PC
Wide Mode Settings
Unknown - Click to provide data Full / Normal / Wide Zoom / Zoom / 14:9
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Content
Unknown - Click to provide data MPEG1/MPEG2PS/MPEG2TS/AVCHD/MP4Part10/MP4Part2/AVI(XVID)/AVI(MotinJpeg)/MOV/WMV/MKV/WEBM/3GPP/MP3/WMA/LPCM/JPEG/FLAC
USB Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On-screen display for external input
Illumination LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Illumination LED
Apps
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Apps
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 81%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
69W
BEST
72W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
101kWh 100kWh
BEST
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
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 DTS
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 DTS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
 24p
 24p
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Sony X-Reality PRO
 Sony X-Reality PRO

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth Profiles
 HID
 SPP
 3DSP
 HOGP
 HID
 SPP
 3DSP
 HOGP

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Game
 Energy saving
 Movie
 Sports
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Graphics
 Cinema
 Standard
 Photo
 Animation
 Vivid
 Game
 Energy saving
 Movie
 Sports
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Graphics
 Cinema
 Standard
 Photo
 Animation
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 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
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 MAC
 BOS
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 MAC
 BOS
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 32

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
54.5mm
BEST
59mm
Weight
14.3kg 13.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
21kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
17.5kg 14.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
267mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
710mm 691mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,127mm 1,116mm
BEST
Height
660mm 654mm
Width
1,127mm 1,116mm
Package Height
760mm
BEST
764mm
Package Width
1,197mm
BEST
1,214mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
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
2
BEST
1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out
Backlight Off Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Backlight off mode
TV Side View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV side view
Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Light sensor
Power Consumption (On Mode / Vivid)
Unknown - Click to provide data 110
Dynamic Backlight Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dynamic backlight control
Scene Select
Unknown - Click to provide data Auto / Auto 24P / Off
Power Consumption (networked Standby Mode) - Terminals
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.00W (Wi-Fi) / 2.00W (LAN) / 0.50W (Bluetooth)
NICAM/A2
Unknown - Click to provide data
 NICAM/A2
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Cinemotion, Cinema Drive
Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clear Phase technology
Auto Wide Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Wide mode
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