LG 55EG920 vs Panasonic TX-50DX780
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LG 55EG920vsPanasonic TX-50DX780

LG 55EG920

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

LG 55EG920

£1,499.00
Our Verdict:
A top of the range and multi award winning 55" 4K TV, good for watching films
92
Reviews
8 Reviews + 5 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
94
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K Yes 48.9mm Jun 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology Yes
Thickness 48.9mm
Release Date Jun 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Panasonic TX-50DX780

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 50" 4K television, with low running costs
85
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
71
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
50" 4K No 40mm Mar 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 40mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A
LG 55EG920

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

LG 55EG920

£1,499.00
Our Verdict:
A top of the range and multi award winning 55" 4K TV, good for watching films
92
Reviews
8 Reviews + 5 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
94
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K Yes 48.9mm Jun 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology Yes
Thickness 48.9mm
Release Date Jun 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Panasonic TX-50DX780

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 50" 4K television, with low running costs
85
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
71
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
50" 4K No 40mm Mar 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 40mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
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£1,499.00
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£1,599.95
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£1,699.00
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Reasons For

LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
4 Reasons For
Larger Display Diagonal
The LG 55EG920 is a 55" TV. That's 5" larger than the Panasonic TX-50DX780 (50").

‘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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OLED/QLED Technology
The LG 55EG920 features OLED/QLED technology, however the Panasonic TX-50DX780 does not feature OLED/QLED technology.

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

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Better Brand
LG TVs have an average rating of 86.5%, whereas Panasonic has an average rating of 46.7%.
Better for Watching Films
The LG 55EG920 is better for watching films than the Panasonic TX-50DX780.
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!
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3 Reasons For
23% Thinner
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 has a thickness of 40mm, however the LG 55EG920 is a 48.9mm thick TV (8.9mm 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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Cheaper to Run by £11 Over Five Years
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 is £11 cheaper to run than the LG 55EG920 over five years.
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Better for Watching Sport
The Panasonic TX-50DX780 is better for watching sport than the LG 55EG920.
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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Reasons Against

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for LG is 86.48% based on 33,050 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 46.74% based on 1,991 reviews.
LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Panasonic

47

47

Based on 1,991 reviews

Date Released

LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
32 months old 23 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.

OLED/QLED Technology

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
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 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780

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 55EG920
LG
55EG920
16 trees 0.64 tonnes CO2
Panasonic TX-50DX780
Panasonic
TX-50DX780
15 trees 0.59 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Display Diagonal 55"
BEST
50"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate 100Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 1,800Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
2160p
 2160p
2160p
 2160p
Display Technology
OLED LED
 OLED
 LED
OLED LED
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
Zoom 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 126cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
News Standard
Music Movie
Sports Game
Ambience
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Ambience
News Standard
Music Movie
Sports Game
Ambience
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Ambience
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Video App
Netflix
 Netflix
Netflix
 Netflix
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Design LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Peak Luminance Ratio 65% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Energy Efficiency Class
A
 A
A
 A
Power Consumption (typical) 99W 96W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (average) 99W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption 145kWh 133kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Video Formats Supported
H.265 MP4
AVI FLV
3GP MKV
VOB M4V
TS MPO
3GPP VRO
PS
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 MPO
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
H.265 MP4
AVI FLV
3GP MKV
VOB M4V
TS MPO
3GPP VRO
PS
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 MPO
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
PCM eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
EAC3 AAC HE
HE-A AAC++
DTS FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
 DTS
 FLAC
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
PCM eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
EAC3 AAC HE
HE-A AAC++
DTS FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
 DTS
 FLAC
Image Formats Supported
JPG MPO
 JPG
 MPO
JPG MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 Pages
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
3D Glasses Quantity 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Management Features LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Smart Modes
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Photo Normal
True Cinema Custom
Dynamic
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Photo Normal
True Cinema Custom
Dynamic
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Thickness 48.9mm 40mm
BEST
Weight 12.6kg
BEST
16kg
Weight With Stand 15.9kg
BEST
17kg
Height (with Stand) 762mm 692mm
Width (with Stand) 1,225mm 1,115mm
BEST
Height 719mm 647mm
Width 1,225mm 1,115mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 2
USB 3.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 3 3
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
 
 
 
Technical Details LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
RF Input 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 55EG920 Panasonic TX-50DX780
Package Weight 21.3kg
BEST
21kg
Package Height 810mm 744mm
BEST
Package Depth 225mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 1,435mm
BEST
1,443mm

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