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LG 55UF860 vs Sony KD-55X8509

LG 55UF860 vs Sony KD-55X8509

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LG 55UF860
Sony KD-55X8509

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1,900Hz faster high frequency rate Edit
The LG 55UF860 has a high frequency rate of 2,000Hz, however the Sony KD-55X8509 is only a 100Hz refresh rate TV (1,900Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Pair of 3D glasses included Edit
The LG 55UF860 has a pair of 3D glasses included, whereas the Sony KD-55X8509 does not.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 55UF860 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Sony KD-55X8509 has a rating of "A".
2 Reasons For
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55X8509 is "A", but the rating of the LG 55UF860 is "A".
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Sony KD-55X8509 has an average expert review score of 80%, but the LG 55UF860 has an average rating of 67% (based on 3 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
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Older by ten months
The LG 55UF860 is ten months older than the Sony KD-55X8509.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The LG 55UF860's average expert score is only 67%, however the Sony KD-55X8509's is 80% (based on 45 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Nineteen times slower high frequency rate Edit
Sony KD-55X8509 is only 100Hz refresh rate. That's 1,900Hz slower than the LG 55UF860 (100Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Does not have a pair of 3D glasses included Edit
The Sony KD-55X8509 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, but the LG 55UF860 has a pair of 3D glasses included.

Awards

No awards found 9 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
audiovision.de: Recommended
avforums.com: Recommended
dinside.no/data: Recommended
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
hdtvtest.co.uk: Recommended
homecinemachoice.com: Recommended
rtvmaniak.pl: Editor's Choice
tek.no: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

25 months Ago 15 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 429.99
Total cost of ownership £ 617.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
2,000Hz
BEST
100Hz
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 16:9
 14:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 140cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 115W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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+
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Saving Functions
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen saving functions
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
BEST
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Personal
 Vivid
 Standard
 Movie
 Photo
 Personal
 Vivid
 Standard
 Movie
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 DAN
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 60mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.9kg
Weight With Stand
20.4kg
BEST
21kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 222mm
Height (with Stand)
781.6mm 759mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234.8mm
BEST
1,236mm
Height
727.3mm 722mm
Width
1,234.8mm 1,236mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 838mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm

Ports & Interfaces

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 2
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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