LG 49LF590 vs Samsung UE49K5500
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LG 49LF590

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

LG 49LF590

£449.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very highly rated 49" Full HD TV, good for watching films
92
Reviews
5 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent
49" Full HD No 58.7mm Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 58.7mm
Release Date Jul 2015
Samsung UE49K5500

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A recently released and very highly rated 49" Full HD TV, good for watching films
93
Reviews
725 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
95
Age
2 Months Old
82
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
49" Full HD No 55.1mm Nov 2017 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 55.1mm
Release Date Nov 2017
Energy Efficiency A+
LG 49LF590

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

LG 49LF590

£449.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very highly rated 49" Full HD TV, good for watching films
92
Reviews
5 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent
49" Full HD No 58.7mm Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 58.7mm
Release Date Jul 2015
Samsung UE49K5500

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A recently released and very highly rated 49" Full HD TV, good for watching films
93
Reviews
725 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
95
Age
2 Months Old
82
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
49" Full HD No 55.1mm Nov 2017 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 55.1mm
Release Date Nov 2017
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Amazon UK
LG 49LF590V 49Inch Full HD Smart TV with Freeview - White
£449.99
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Amazon UK
Telev?­zor LG 49LF590V (123 cm) Full HD
£579.00
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2 Prices from 1 Store | £449.99-£579.00
RLR Distribution
Televisions Samsung UE49K5500 Dark Titan 49inch Full HD Smart LED TV
£407.00
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Crampton and Moore
Samsung UE49K5500 49inch Full HD Smart TV
£419.00
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Reliant Direct
£459.00
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Beyond Television
Samsung UE49K5500 49 FHD Flat Smart TV
Out of stock
£459.00
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eBay
Samsung UE49K5500 LED Full HD 1080p Smart TV 49" Dark Grey/Silver 5yr Guarantee (Brand new, unopened)
£469.00
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Simply Electricals
UE49K5500 49"Smart LED Full HD TV
£558.00
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RGB Direct
£579.00
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Box
£598.54
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Amazon UK
Smart tv samsung ue49k5500 49" full hd led wifi (1000057158)
£1,230.00
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Reasons For

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
2 Reasons For
Built-In Subwoofer
The LG 49LF590 has a built-in subwoofer, whereas the Samsung UE49K5500 does not have a built-in subwoofer.

A subwoofer is a specialised bass speaker for your TV, designed to provide punchy and powerful low notes for music and movies. Alternatively, an underground dog.

A built-in subwoofer will give your TV's sound system a serious boost on the low end bass notes. This will be best experienced in the bangs, thumps and explosions of movies, or in bass-heavy music.

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Energy Star Certified
The LG 49LF590 is Energy Star certified, but the Samsung UE49K5500 is not Energy Star certified.

'Energy Star' is an international standard for energy efficient electrical products, from TVs to washing machines to kettles. Only TVs that use 30% less energy than the average will be certified by Energy Star.

An Energy Star certified TV will use substantially less energy than usual, saving you money and helping the environment by consuming less energy every day.

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10 Reasons For
Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W higher than the LG 49LF590 (10W).

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.

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One More Loudspeaker
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE49K5500 is two, but the LG 49LF590 only has one loudspeaker.

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified TV, whereas the LG 49LF590 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a system that allows various computer technology products - from TVs to phones to games consoles - to all share data and media with each other over a home network, with a minimum of compatibility issues.

A DLNA-certified TV will be able to receive, transfer & stream media from a wide variety of tech in your home, making sharing of media between devices far easier and more streamlined.

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Local Dimming
The Samsung UE49K5500 features local dimming, whereas the LG 49LF590 does not.

'Local Dimming' on a TV is a function that dims certain sections of the backlight to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Local dimming can be used to make blacks on the screen appear darker and richer by removing the backlight behind them.

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7% Thinner
The Samsung UE49K5500 is a 55.1mm thick TV. That's 3.6mm thinner than the LG 49LF590 (58.7mm).

The thickness of a 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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Common Interface (CI) Slot
The Samsung UE49K5500 has a common interface (CI) slot, but the LG 49LF590 does not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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.

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Cheaper by £43
The Samsung UE49K5500 costs £407.00, whereas the LG 49LF590 is £449.99.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
A Bit Better User Reviews
Based on 248 reviews, the Samsung UE49K5500 has an average user review score of 88%, but the LG 49LF590 has an average rating of 84% (based on 5 reviews).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.7%, however LG has an average rating of 86.5%.

Reasons Against

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Samsung UE49K5500 has better user reviews than the LG 49LF590. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE49K5500 is 88% based on 248 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 49LF590 is 84% based on 5 reviews.
LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
156 reviews
4 stars
61 reviews
3 stars
12 reviews
2 stars
10 reviews
1 star
9 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than LG. The average brand rating for Samsung is 90.66% based on 116,049 reviews, where as the average brand rating for LG is 86.48% based on 33,050 reviews.
LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 116,049 reviews

Date Released

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
31 months old 3 months old Best

Key Features

Thickness

The thickness of a 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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Samsung UE49K5500
Samsung
UE49K5500
10 trees 0.4 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Display Diagonal 49" 49"
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
High Frequency Rate 50Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 50Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index) Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
Zoom 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
 
 
 
Audio LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
RMS Rated Power 10W 20W
BEST
Loudspeaker 1 2
BEST
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
News Standard
Music Sports
Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
News Standard
Music Sports
Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 1 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Lifestyle Apps
Samsung Smart View Samsung Smart Vi
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart Vi
Samsung Smart View Samsung Smart Vi
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart Vi
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 18.7kg
Dimming Type Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 64W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 89kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 100W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Video Formats Supported
AVI ASF
 AVI
 ASF
AVI ASF
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Formats Supported
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
PCM eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
EAC3 AAC HE
HE-A AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
PCM eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
EAC3 AAC HE
HE-A AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
JPEG XR MPO
JPS JPG
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
JPEG XR MPO
JPS JPG
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
AC LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 
 
 
Management Features LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Thickness 58.7mm 55.1mm
BEST
Weight 13.1kg
BEST
13kg
Weight With Stand 13.4kg
BEST
14.6kg
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 293.8mm
Height (with Stand) 698mm 293.8mm
Width (with Stand) 1,103mm
BEST
710.2mm
Height 650mm 645mm
Width 1,103mm 1,105.8mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2 2
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 1 3
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slot 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
 
 
 
Operational Conditions LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
RF Input Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Stand Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 49LF590 Samsung UE49K5500
Package Weight 16.9kg
BEST
18.7kg
Package Height 760mm
BEST
773mm
Package Width 1,197mm
BEST
1,255mm

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