LG 49LF590 vs Samsung UE50KU6000
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LG 49LF590

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score
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 UE50KU6000

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score

Samsung UE50KU6000

£479.00
£110.00
Our Verdict:
A top-value and top-rated 50" 4K television, with low running costs and great features
96
Reviews
1,000 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Age
17 Months Old
71
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent
50" 4K No 63.2mm Sep 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 63.2mm
Release Date Sep 2016
Energy Efficiency A
LG 49LF590

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score
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 UE50KU6000

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score

Samsung UE50KU6000

£479.00
£110.00
Our Verdict:
A top-value and top-rated 50" 4K television, with low running costs and great features
96
Reviews
1,000 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Age
17 Months Old
71
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent
50" 4K No 63.2mm Sep 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 63.2mm
Release Date Sep 2016
Energy Efficiency A

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£749.00
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Reasons For

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
2 Reasons For
Built-In Subwoofer
The LG 49LF590 has a built-in subwoofer, whereas the Samsung UE50KU6000 does not.

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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A Little Thinner
The LG 49LF590 has a thickness of 58.7mm, however the Samsung UE50KU6000 is a 63.2mm thick TV (4.5mm thicker).

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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9 Reasons For
2% Larger Display Diagonal
The Samsung UE50KU6000 is a 50" TV. That's 1" larger than the LG 49LF590 (49").

‘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.

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A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE50KU6000 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the LG 49LF590 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W lower).

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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Two Loudspeakers
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE50KU6000 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 UE50KU6000 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, 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 UE50KU6000 features local dimming, whereas the LG 49LF590 does not feature local dimming.

'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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Common Interface (CI) Slot
The Samsung UE50KU6000 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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DVI Port
The Samsung UE50KU6000 has a DVI port, but the LG 49LF590 does not have a DVI port.
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User Reviews Are a Lot Better
The average user review score of the Samsung UE50KU6000 is 94%, but the average rating of the LG 49LF590 is 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 UE50KU6000
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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Samsung UE50KU6000 has better user reviews than the LG 49LF590. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE50KU6000 is 94% based on 85 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 49LF590 is 84% based on 5 reviews.
LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
72 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
3 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 UE50KU6000
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 116,049 reviews

Date Released

LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
31 months old 17 months old Best

Key Features

Display Diagonal

‘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.

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 UE50KU6000
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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 UE50KU6000
Samsung
UE50KU6000
15 trees 0.57 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
Display Diagonal 49" 50"
BEST
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 120Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
2160p
 2160p
2160p
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index) Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
QLED LED
 QLED
 LED
QLED LED
 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom
 Zoom
Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 125cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
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 UE50KU6000
Lifestyle Apps
Samsung Smart View Samsung Billing
Samsung Smart Vi
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart Vi
Samsung Smart View Samsung Billing
Samsung Smart Vi
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart Vi
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 17.5kg
 
 
 
Power LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
Energy Efficiency Class
A
 A
A
 A
Power Consumption (typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 93W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (average) Unknown - Click to provide data 90W
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 129kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
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
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 JPS
JPEG XR MPO
JPS
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 JPS
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
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 UE50KU6000
Smart Modes
Cinema Game
 Cinema
 Game
Cinema Game
 Cinema
 Game
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
Thickness 58.7mm
BEST
63.2mm
Weight 13.1kg 12.2kg
BEST
Weight With Stand 13.4kg 13.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 310.5mm
Height (with Stand) 698mm 723.7mm
Width (with Stand) 1,103mm
BEST
1,128.9mm
Height 650mm 654.4mm
Width 1,103mm 1,128.9mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
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
 
 
 
Technical Details LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
RF Input Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Wireless Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 49LF590 Samsung UE50KU6000
Package Weight 16.9kg
BEST
17.5kg
Package Height 760mm 755mm
BEST
Package Width 1,197mm
BEST
1,362mm

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