LG 55UF850 vs Panasonic TX-50CX802
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LG 55UF850vsPanasonic TX-50CX802

LG 55UF850

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

LG 55UF850

£759.95
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 55" 4K television, with low running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
90
Reviews
35 Reviews + 3 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K No 50.8mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 50.8mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-50CX802

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 50" 4K television
85
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good
50" 4K No 46mm Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 46mm
Release Date Apr 2015
LG 55UF850

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

LG 55UF850

£759.95
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 55" 4K television, with low running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
90
Reviews
35 Reviews + 3 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K No 50.8mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 50.8mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-50CX802

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 50" 4K television
85
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good
50" 4K No 46mm Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 50"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 46mm
Release Date Apr 2015

Top Prices

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£759.95
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Reasons For

LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
2 Reasons For
Larger Display Diagonal
The LG 55UF850 is a 55" TV. That's 5" larger than the Panasonic TX-50CX802 (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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Better Brand
LG TVs have an average rating of 86.5%, however Panasonic has an average rating of 46.7%.
3 Reasons For
Faster High Frequency Rate
The Panasonic TX-50CX802 is a 1,600Hz refresh rate TV. That's 1,400Hz faster than the LG 55UF850 (200Hz).

The refresh rate (also known as the high frequency rate) is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. It affects how smoothly motion on the screen appears.

Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate: a TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. However a TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

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20W Higher RMS Rated Power
The Panasonic TX-50CX802 has an RMS rated power of 40W, however the LG 55UF850 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W 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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11% Thinner
The Panasonic TX-50CX802 has a thickness of 46mm, however the LG 55UF850 is a 50.8mm thick TV (4.8mm 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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Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
3 Awards
audiovision.de: Recommended avforums.com: Recommended Expert Reviews: Recommended
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Best
5 stars
5 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Best
5 stars
13 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
2 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 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Panasonic

47

47

Based on 1,991 reviews

Date Released

LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
35 months old 34 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.

High Frequency Rate

The refresh rate (also known as the high frequency rate) is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. It affects how smoothly motion on the screen appears.

Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate: a TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. However a TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

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 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
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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.
LG 55UF850
LG
55UF850
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Display Diagonal 55"
BEST
50"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate 200Hz
BEST
1,600Hz
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 1,600Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 126cm
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
 
 
 
Audio LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Subwoofer RMS Power Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
RMS Rated Power 20W 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Standard Music
 Standard
 Music
Standard Music
 Standard
 Music
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Video App
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
 
 
 
Power LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 80W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption 117kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Compatible Memory Cards
SD
 SD
SD
 SD
Video Formats Supported
MP4 WMV
AVI FLV
3GP MKV
VOB AVCHD
M4V TS
AVC 3GPP
VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
MP4 WMV
AVI FLV
3GP MKV
VOB AVCHD
M4V TS
AVC 3GPP
VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
Audio Formats Supported
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
JPG MPO
 JPG
 MPO
JPG MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext 2,000 Pages
BEST
1,500 Pages
 
 
 
Management Features LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Smart Modes
Cinema Game
Dynamic
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
Cinema Game
Dynamic
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Thickness 50.8mm 46mm
BEST
Weight 20.4kg 18kg
BEST
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 19.5kg
Depth (with Stand) 260.6mm 211mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 782mm 687mm
Width (with Stand) 1,234mm 1,121mm
BEST
Height 727mm 652mm
Width 1,234mm 1,121mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
SCART Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
USB 3.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 3 3
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 1
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 55UF850 Panasonic TX-50CX802
Package Weight 25.9kg 24kg
BEST
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 809mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 1,434mm

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