LG 49LH590 vs Samsung UE49K5500
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LG 49LH590

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

LG 49LH590

£463.49
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 2 year old 49" Full HD television, good for watching films
74
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
83
Age
1 Year Old
93
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
49" Full HD No 81.5mm Apr 2016 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 81.5mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Energy Efficiency A++
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 49LH590

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

LG 49LH590

£463.49
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 2 year old 49" Full HD television, good for watching films
74
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
83
Age
1 Year Old
93
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
49" Full HD No 81.5mm Apr 2016 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 81.5mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Energy Efficiency A++
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
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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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Wellindal
LG 49 "tv smart tv led 49lh590v
£463.49
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1 Price from 1 Store | £463.49
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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
2 Reasons For
41% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the LG 49LH590 only costs £47 to run but the Samsung UE49K5500 costs £80 to run (70% more).
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Energy Efficiency Rating is Better
The LG 49LH590 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", however the Samsung UE49K5500 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons For
10W Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE49K5500 has an RMS rated power of 20W, however the LG 49LH590 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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A Lot Thinner
The Samsung UE49K5500 has a thickness of 55.1mm, however the LG 49LH590 is an 81.5mm thick TV (26.4mm 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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£56 Cheaper
The Samsung UE49K5500 is £56.49 cheaper than the LG 49LH590.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.7%, but LG has an average rating of 86.5%.

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
No reviews found
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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 116,049 reviews

Date Released

LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
22 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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500

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.
LG 49LH590
LG
49LH590
6 trees 0.23 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Samsung UE49K5500
Samsung
UE49K5500
10 trees 0.4 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 49LH590 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
PMI (Picture Mastering Index) 450 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) 123cm 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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
RMS Rated Power 10W 20W
BEST
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 49LH590 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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 18.7kg
Dimming Type Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Design LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Peak Luminance Ratio 65% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Energy Efficiency Class
A++
 A++
A++
 A++
Power Consumption (typical) 34W
BEST
64W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption 50kWh
BEST
89kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 100W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Video Formats Supported
H.265 AVI
ASF
 H.265
 AVI
 ASF
H.265 AVI
ASF
 H.265
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Formats Supported
MP3
 MP3
MP3
 MP3
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext 2,000 Pages Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 49LH590 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)
 
 
 
Networking LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Wi-Fi Standards
802.11n IEEE 802.11n
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
802.11n IEEE 802.11n
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
 
 
 
Management Features LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Smart Modes
Vivid Cinema
Game Energy saving
Standard Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
Vivid Cinema
Game Energy saving
Standard Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Programming Period 8 Day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Thickness 81.5mm 55.1mm
BEST
Weight 11kg
BEST
13kg
Weight With Stand 11.3kg
BEST
14.6kg
Depth (with Stand) 218mm
BEST
293.8mm
Height (with Stand) 707mm 293.8mm
Width (with Stand) 1,108mm
BEST
710.2mm
Height 657mm 645mm
Width 1,108mm 1,105.8mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
HDMI Version
1.4
 1.4
1.4
 1.4
HDMI Port 2 3
BEST
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
 
 
 
Operational Conditions LG 49LH590 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 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
RF Input Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Stand Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 49LH590 Samsung UE49K5500
Package Weight 14.8kg
BEST
18.7kg
Package Height 775mm 773mm
BEST
Package Width 1,197mm
BEST
1,255mm

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