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LG 50LF652 vs Sony KDL-50W809

LG 50LF652 vs Sony KDL-50W809

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LG 50LF652
Sony KDL-50W809

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
9% thinner Edit
The LG 50LF652 is a 54.5mm thick TV. That's 4.5mm thinner than the Sony KDL-50W809 (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.

4 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
£6.02 cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 50LF652 is £6.02 cheaper to run than the Sony KDL-50W809. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 50LF652 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Sony KDL-50W809 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz faster than the LG 50LF652 (1,000Hz). 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.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a common interface (CI) slot, however the LG 50LF652 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.

PC in (D-Sub) port Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, however the LG 50LF652 does not have a PC in (D-Sub) port. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield. Also known as a VGA Port.

A D-sub port is needed to connect your TV to older devices and computers that use a VGA connection - generally those made before 2000.

£129 cheaper
The Sony KDL-50W809 costs £129.01 less than the LG 50LF652.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-50W809 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 50LF652 is "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
100Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 50LF652 has a motion interpolation frequency of 900Hz, whereas the Sony KDL-50W809 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz faster). 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.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

More expensive by £129
The LG 50LF652 is £129.01 more expensive than the Sony KDL-50W809.
Older by five months
The LG 50LF652 is five months older than the Sony KDL-50W809.
4 Reasons Against
Does not have an on/off switch Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 does not have an on/off switch, whereas the LG 50LF652 has an on/off switch.
A little thicker Edit
Sony KDL-50W809 is 59mm thick, but 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.

Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Sony KDL-50W809, whereas 5 shops sell the LG 50LF652. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
5% higher running costs over five years
The Sony KDL-50W809 costs £118.41 to run which is £6.02 more to run than the LG 50LF652 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 21 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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 118.41
Purchase price £ 369.99
Total cost of ownership £ 488.40
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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
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
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 1,000Hz
BEST
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
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm 126cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 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
 Digital
 DTS
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
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
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart 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
I-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 I-Manual
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
HDMI in
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
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
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 110W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
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
 FLAC
 MP4
 LPCM
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 DTS
 FLAC
 MP4
 LPCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
BEST
 Teletext function
24p
 24p
 24p
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

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
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
BEST
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
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
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Game
 Energy saving
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Game
 Energy saving
 Movie
 Sports
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
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
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
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
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
BEST
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
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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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