LG 32LF5800 vs Samsung UE32J5600

LG 32LF5800
Samsung UE32J5600

Top Prices

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The LG 32LF5800 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Samsung UE32J5600 does not have a common interface (CI). 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 32LF5800 is three, but the Samsung UE32J5600 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Cheaper to run by £3.20
The LG 32LF5800 is £3.20 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE32J5600 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 32LF5800 is "A", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE32J5600 is "A".
3 Reasons For
One more RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE32J5600 has two RF ports quantitys, however the LG 32LF5800 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.

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Edit
The Samsung UE32J5600 has a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), however the LG 32LF5800 does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE32J5600 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 32LF5800 is "A".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less RF ports quantity Edit
The LG 32LF5800 has one RF ports quantity, however the Samsung UE32J5600 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.

Does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Edit
The LG 32LF5800 does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), but the Samsung UE32J5600 does.
3 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE32J5600 does not have a common interface (CI), however the LG 32LF5800 does. 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.

Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE32J5600 is two, but the LG 32LF5800 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

5% higher running costs over five years
The Samsung UE32J5600 costs £69.13 to run which is £3.20 more to run than the LG 32LF5800 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

22 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 65.93
Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
81cm
BEST
80cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Operating System Installed
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
BEST

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-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)
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
24p Support
 24p support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
40W
BEST
42W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
58kWh 58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
207mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
481mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
732mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
431mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
732mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide
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