LG 49UH850 vs Samsung UE49KS8000
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LG 49UH850vsSamsung UE49KS8000

LG 49UH850

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 49" 4K television, with low running costs
84
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
19 Months Old
73
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
49" 4K No 51.5mm Jul 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 51.5mm
Release Date Jul 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE49KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fairly new 49" 4K TV, good for watching films
95
Reviews
991 Reviews + 8 Awards
67
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Age
12 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 42.5mm Feb 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 42.5mm
Release Date Feb 2017
Energy Efficiency A
LG 49UH850

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 49" 4K television, with low running costs
84
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
19 Months Old
73
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
49" 4K No 51.5mm Jul 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 51.5mm
Release Date Jul 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE49KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fairly new 49" 4K TV, good for watching films
95
Reviews
991 Reviews + 8 Awards
67
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Age
12 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 42.5mm Feb 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 42.5mm
Release Date Feb 2017
Energy Efficiency A

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Reasons For

LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
1 Reason For
3D
The LG 49UH850 is a 3D TV, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is not 3D.

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

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8 Reasons For
Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the LG 49UH850 (40W).

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 Point One More Loudspeakers
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE49KS8000 is four point one, but the LG 49UH850 only has two loudspeakers.

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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9mm Thinner
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 42.5mm thick TV. That's 9mm thinner than the LG 49UH850 (51.5mm).

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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£6 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Samsung UE49KS8000 is £6 cheaper to run than the LG 49UH850.
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Better User Reviews
Based on 392 user reviews, the Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average review score of 94%, but the LG 49UH850 has an average rating of 89% (based on 9 reviews).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.7%, however LG has an average rating of 86.5%.
Better for Watching Sport
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is better for watching sport than the LG 49UH850.
When ranking TVs for sport, we’ve concentrated primarily on the most important attributes. First off, we concentrate on the ‘motion interpolation frequency’. This is important for fast-moving spots, since it reduces the amount of blurring on screen. We also take the size of the screen into account - sports matches are far more immersive when viewed on a giant screen! Finally, we look at display brightness and display resolution, so that the games always appear as fully-detailed and bright.
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Better for Playing Games
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is better for playing games than the LG 49UH850.
When ranking TVs for games, we’ve concentrated on a number of key attributes: primarily ‘motion interpolation frequency’ and ‘high refresh rate’. Both connect to the quality of the image coming from the games console to the TV - both reduce instances of blurring caused by fast moving objects on the screen, and allow the image to appear more detailed and cleaner.
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Reasons Against

LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
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Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
No awards found
8 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star benchmark.pl: Award Expert Reviews: Recommended hardware.info: Ulitmate hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended Pocket Lint: Recommended Trusted Reviews: Recommended whatnext.pl: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
7 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has better user reviews than the LG 49UH850. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 94% based on 392 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 49UH850 is 89% based on 9 reviews.
LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
5 stars
7 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
Best
5 stars
314 reviews
4 stars
60 reviews
3 stars
10 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
7 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 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 116,049 reviews

Date Released

LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
19 months old 12 months old Best

Key Features

3D

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Best
Yes
No

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 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000

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 49UH850
LG
49UH850
14 trees 0.55 tonnes CO2
Samsung UE49KS8000
Samsung
UE49KS8000
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Display Diagonal 49" 49"
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 200Hz 200Hz
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
2160p
 2160p
2160p
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index) Unknown - Click to provide data
PMI (Picture Mastering Index) 2,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
LED QLED
 LED
 QLED
LED QLED
 LED
 QLED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
Zoom 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) 123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Subwoofer RMS Power 20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 40W 60W
BEST
Loudspeaker 2 4
BEST
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 2 4
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Video App
Netflix
 Netflix
Netflix
 Netflix
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
 
 
 
Design LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Peak Luminance Ratio 65% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Energy Efficiency Class
A
 A
A
 A
Power Consumption (typical) 84W 84W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption 123kWh 117kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 185W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Tuner Type
Digital
 Digital
Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
Not supported
 Not supported
Not supported
 Not supported
Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)
Channels Quantity (DVB-T) 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Channels Quantity (DVB-S2) 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Channels Quantity (DVB-C) 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Video Formats Supported
H.265
 H.265
H.265
 H.265
Processor Cores 4 4
Teletext 2,000 Pages Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
3D Glasses Quantity 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
AC AV
 AC
 AV
AC AV
 AC
 AV
 
 
 
Networking LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Wi-Fi Standards
802.11ac 802.11a
IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
802.11ac 802.11a
IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 
 
 
Management Features LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Smart Modes
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Photo
Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Photo
Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Programming Period 8 Day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Thickness 51.5mm 42.5mm
BEST
Weight 15.8kg
BEST
15kg
Weight With Stand 17.8kg 17.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 238.4mm
BEST
345.2mm
Height (with Stand) 699mm 1,094.2mm
Width (with Stand) 1,104mm 1,094.2mm
BEST
Height 645mm 635.8mm
Width 1,104mm 1,094.2mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2 4
BEST
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 2 3
BEST
HDMI Version
2.0a
 2.0a
2.0a
 2.0a
HDMI Port 3 4
BEST
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
RS-232C Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Technical Details LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
RF Input 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 49UH850 Samsung UE49KS8000
Package Weight 21.3kg
BEST
21.4kg
Package Height 775mm 731mm
BEST
Package Width 1,197mm
BEST
1,245mm

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