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LG 42LF652 vs Samsung UE43J5502

LG 42LF652 vs Samsung UE43J5502

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LG 42LF652
Samsung UE43J5502

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The LG 42LF652 is 3D, but the Samsung UE43J5502 is not. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

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

23% thinner Edit
The LG 42LF652 has a depth of 54.5mm. That's 12.4mm thinner than the Samsung UE43J5502 (66.9mm). 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The LG 42LF652 has a common interface (CI) slot, whereas the Samsung UE43J5502 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. 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.

Cheaper to run by £8.01
Over five years the LG 42LF652 is £8.01 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE43J5502. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 42LF652 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE43J5502 has a rating of "A+".
2 Reasons For
3% larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE43J5502 is a 43" TV. That's 1" larger than the LG 42LF652 (43"). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, excluding any frame or border.

One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE43J5502 is "A+", whereas the rating of the LG 42LF652 is "A+".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
A little smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 42LF652 has a display diagonal of 42", but the Samsung UE43J5502 is a 43" TV (1" larger). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, excluding any frame or border.

One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

Older by two months
The LG 42LF652 is two months older than the Samsung UE43J5502.
4 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE43J5502 is not 3D, whereas the LG 42LF652 is. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

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

19% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE43J5502 has a depth of 66.9mm, however the LG 42LF652 is a 54.5mm thick TV (12.4mm 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.

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More expensive to run over five years by 11%
The Samsung UE43J5502 costs £83.55 to run which is £8.01 more to run than the LG 42LF652 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 73.71
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 75.54
Purchase price £ 398.99
Total cost of ownership £ 474.53
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 81.72
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 83.55

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
42" 43"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 14:9
 4:3
 14:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
107cm 138cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

Audio

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

Smart TV

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

Design

Colour
 Grey
 Grey
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
46W
BEST
51W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
67kWh
BEST
71kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 119W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 analogue & digital
 analogue & digital
BEST
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

Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 DTS
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 DTS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
 Smartphones being used as a remote
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 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
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
54.5mm
BEST
66.9mm
Weight
9.6kg 7.8kg
BEST
Package Weight
14kg 10.9kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
12.1kg 8.7kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
238mm
BEST
288.1mm
Height (with Stand)
606mm
BEST
616.2mm
Width (with Stand)
960mm
BEST
962.9mm
Height
567mm 561.3mm
Width
960mm 962.9mm
Package Height
660mm 645mm
BEST
Package Width
1,060mm
BEST
1,200mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
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
1 1
RF Port
2 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
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
BEST
2
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Audio Codecs
AC3, EAC3, HE-AAC, AAC, MP2, MP3, PCM, DTS, RA, WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
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