LG 50LF580 vs Sony KDL-50W756

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LG 50LF580
Sony KDL-50W756

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 50LF580 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Sony KDL-50W756 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The LG 50LF580 is a two RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KDL-50W756 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 50LF580 is a 92kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 8kWh lower than the Sony KDL-50W756 (100kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

3.2mm thinner Edit
The LG 50LF580 is a 55.8mm thick TV, whereas the Sony KDL-50W756 is a 59mm thick TV (3.2mm 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.

£136 cheaper
The LG 50LF580 costs £443.00, whereas the Sony KDL-50W756 is £579.00.
£17.46 cheaper to run
The LG 50LF580 only costs £100.95 to run over five years whereas the Sony KDL-50W756 costs £118.41 to run (17% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 50LF580 is "A+", but the rating of the Sony KDL-50W756 is "A+".
5 Reasons For
Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KDL-50W756 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 50LF580 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.

500g lighter Edit
Sony KDL-50W756 is 13.7kg heavy, but the LG 50LF580 is a 14.2kg heavy TV (500g 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.

2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Sony KDL-50W756 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 50LF580 has a rating of "A+".
Significantly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Sony KDL-50W756 is 100% based on 2 reviews, whereas the average rating of the LG 50LF580 is 80% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 50LF580 is three, but the Sony KDL-50W756 only has four 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.

Heavier Edit
The LG 50LF580 has a weight of 14.2kg. That's 500g heavier than the Sony KDL-50W756 (13.7kg). 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 2 shops sells the LG 50LF580, however 4 shops sell the Sony KDL-50W756. 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.
Hugely Lower user review Score
The LG 50LF580 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Sony KDL-50W756 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 2 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-50W756 is a 10W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the LG 50LF580 (10W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony KDL-50W756 has one RF ports quantity, however the LG 50LF580 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

8kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-50W756 has an annual energy consumption of 100kWh, whereas the LG 50LF580 is a 92kWh annual energy consumption TV (8kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

6% thicker Edit
The Sony KDL-50W756 has a depth of 59mm. That's 3.2mm thicker than the LG 50LF580 (59mm). 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 £136
The Sony KDL-50W756 is £136 more expensive than the LG 50LF580.
Older by one month
The Sony KDL-50W756 is one month older than the LG 50LF580.
Higher running costs over five years by £17.46
The Sony KDL-50W756 costs £118.41 to run which is £17.46 more to run than the LG 50LF580 over five years. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 100.95
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 100.95
Purchase price £ 443.00
Total cost of ownership £ 543.95
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 118.41
Purchase price £ 579.00
Total cost of ownership £ 697.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm 126cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

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
Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

Networking

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

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-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)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
63W
BEST
72W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
92kWh
BEST
100kWh

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.8mm
BEST
59mm
Weight
14.2kg 13.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
17.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
255mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
708mm 691mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,128mm 1,116mm
BEST
Height
660mm 654mm
Width
1,128mm 1,116mm
Package Height
760mm
BEST
764mm
Package Width
1,197mm
BEST
1,214mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
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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