LG 50LF580 vs Samsung UE50J6100
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LG 50LF580vsSamsung UE50J6100

LG 50LF580

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

LG 50LF580

£579.00
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 50" Full HD TV, with a fair price and good features
90
Reviews
7 Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£81 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
50" Full HD No 55.8mm Apr 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 55.8mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Samsung UE50J6100

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A relatively new and cheap 50" Full HD TV, with good features and very low running costs
85
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Features
Good Features
86
Age
16 Months Old
80
Running Costs
£86 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
50" Full HD No 63.7mm Sep 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 63.7mm
Release Date Sep 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
LG 50LF580

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

LG 50LF580

£579.00
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 50" Full HD TV, with a fair price and good features
90
Reviews
7 Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£81 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
50" Full HD No 55.8mm Apr 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 55.8mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Samsung UE50J6100

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A relatively new and cheap 50" Full HD TV, with good features and very low running costs
85
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Features
Good Features
86
Age
16 Months Old
80
Running Costs
£86 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
50" Full HD No 63.7mm Sep 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 63.7mm
Release Date Sep 2016
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
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£579.00
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£488.99
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£499.00
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Reasons For

LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
3 Reasons For
Ethernet Port
The LG 50LF580 has an ethernet port, however the Samsung UE50J6100 does not.

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Thinner
LG 50LF580 is 55.8mm thick, but the Samsung UE50J6100 is a 63.7mm thick TV (7.9mm 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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6% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The LG 50LF580 only costs £81 to run over five years but the Samsung UE50J6100 costs £86 to run (7% more).
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4 Reasons For
£90 Cheaper
The Samsung UE50J6100 costs £488.99, whereas the LG 50LF580 is £579.00.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
User Reviews Are Hugely Better
The average user review score of the Samsung UE50J6100 is 100% based on 2 reviews, but the average rating of the LG 50LF580 is 80% (based on 7 reviews).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.6%, however LG has an average rating of 86.4%.

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LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Samsung UE50J6100 has better user reviews than the LG 50LF580. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE50J6100 is 100% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 50LF580 is 80% based on 7 reviews.
LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than LG. The average brand rating for Samsung is 90.61% based on 112,790 reviews, where as the average brand rating for LG is 86.4% based on 32,825 reviews.
LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
LG

86

86

Based on 32,825 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 112,790 reviews

Date Released

LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
35 months old 16 months old Best

What are They Best Used For

Watching Films

When ranking TVs for their suitability to display films, we’ve concentrated on several key attributes. These include contrast ratio and local dimming, which allow the dark colours on the screen to look deeper and richer - helpful for nighttime scenes. Also the screen resolution plays a part - 4K and higher resolutions mean that the image will be clearer and more detailed. Finally the size of the screen is also important - explosions and big dramatic reveals are so much more effective when you don’t have to squint to see the screen!

Compare the best TVs for film.

Watching Sport

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.

Compare the best TVs for sport.

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 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100

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 50LF580
LG
50LF580
10 trees 0.4 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Samsung UE50J6100
Samsung
UE50J6100
11 trees 0.43 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Display Diagonal 50" 50"
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
High Frequency Rate
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
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
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) 126cm
BEST
125cm
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 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 63W
BEST
71W
Annual Energy Consumption 92kWh
BEST
98kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 155W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Video Formats Supported
H.265
 H.265
H.265
 H.265
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Management Features LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Smart Modes
Normal Game
Movie Sports
 Normal
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Normal Game
Movie Sports
 Normal
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Thickness 55.8mm
BEST
63.7mm
Weight 14.2kg 13kg
BEST
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 14.1kg
Depth (with Stand) 255mm 203.8mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 708mm 696.4mm
Width (with Stand) 1,128mm 1,116.8mm
BEST
Height 660mm 654.4mm
Width 1,128mm 1,116.8mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port 2 2
SCART Port 1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 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 3
BEST
1
HDMI Version
1.4
 1.4
1.4
 1.4
HDMI Port 3
BEST
2
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 50LF580 Samsung UE50J6100
Package Weight 17.7kg
BEST
18.1kg
Package Height 760mm 735mm
BEST
Package Width 1,197mm
BEST
1,230mm

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