LG 55UF950 vs Sony KDL-65W859
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LG 55UF950

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

LG 55UF950

£849.97
£339.03
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 55" 4K TV, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
93
Reviews
34 Reviews + 7 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K No 47.6mm 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 47.6mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Sony KDL-65W859

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A best selling and fully featured Full HD 78mm thick television, with moderate running costs and a gigantic 65" display diagonal
61
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
65" Full HD No 78mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 78mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
LG 55UF950

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

LG 55UF950

£849.97
£339.03
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 55" 4K TV, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
93
Reviews
34 Reviews + 7 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K No 47.6mm 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 47.6mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Sony KDL-65W859

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A best selling and fully featured Full HD 78mm thick television, with moderate running costs and a gigantic 65" display diagonal
61
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
65" Full HD No 78mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 78mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

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Reasons For

LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
5 Reasons For
20W Higher RMS Rated Power
The LG 55UF950 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the Sony KDL-65W859 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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Four Loudspeakers
The number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF950 is four, but the Sony KDL-65W859 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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Significantly Thinner
The LG 55UF950 is a 47.6mm thick TV, whereas the Sony KDL-65W859 is a 78mm thick TV (30.4mm 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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£19 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The LG 55UF950 is £19 cheaper to run than the Sony KDL-65W859 over five years.
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Better Brand
LG TVs have an average rating of 86.5%, however Sony has an average rating of 69.3%.
2 Reasons For
10" Larger Display Diagonal
The Sony KDL-65W859 has a display diagonal of 65", whereas the LG 55UF950 is only a 55" TV (10" smaller).

‘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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Energy Efficiency Rating is Better
The Sony KDL-65W859 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the LG 55UF950 has a rating of "A".

Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
7 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star benchmark.pl: Good Product bozzabench.com: Ultimate Choice EISA.eu: EISA Best Product M3.idg.se: Recommended Pocket Lint: Recommended tek.no: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Best
5 stars
8 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Best
5 stars
14 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for LG is 86.48% based on 33,050 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 69.3% based on 4,982 reviews.
LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
LG

86

86

Based on 33,050 reviews
Sony

69

69

Based on 4,982 reviews

Date Released

LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
35 months old 35 months old

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.

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 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859

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 55UF950
LG
55UF950
17 trees 0.67 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony KDL-65W859
Sony
KDL-65W859
19 trees 0.76 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Display Diagonal 55" 65"
BEST
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 1,000Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom
 Zoom
Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 163.9cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
 
 
 
Audio LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Subwoofer RMS Power 20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker 4
BEST
2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Standard Music
Movie Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Speaker 4 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
HDMI in Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Power LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 105W
BEST
123W
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption 153kWh
BEST
171kWh
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Tuner Type
Digital
 Digital
Digital
 Digital
 
 
 
Performance LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Video Formats Supported
DIVX MP4
WMV AVI
3GP MOV
MPEG MPEG1
MPEG2 MKV
XVID WEBM
H.265 3GPP
 DIVX
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 XVID
 WEBM
 H.265
 3GPP
DIVX MP4
WMV AVI
3GP MOV
MPEG MPEG1
MPEG2 MKV
XVID WEBM
H.265 3GPP
 DIVX
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 XVID
 WEBM
 H.265
 3GPP
Audio Formats Supported
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
eAAC+ HE-AAC
RA-Lossless EAC3
AAC HE HE-A
AAC++ WAV
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
eAAC+ HE-AAC
RA-Lossless EAC3
AAC HE HE-A
AAC++ WAV
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
Image Formats Supported
JPG RAW
MPO
 JPG
 RAW
 MPO
JPG RAW
MPO
 JPG
 RAW
 MPO
Teletext 2,000 Pages
BEST
1,000 Pages
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Thickness 47.6mm
BEST
78mm
Weight 19kg
BEST
23.4kg
Weight With Stand 22.2kg
BEST
24.5kg
Depth (with Stand) 240mm
BEST
265mm
Height (with Stand) 773mm 891mm
Width (with Stand) 1,236mm
BEST
1,455mm
Height 722mm 843mm
Width 1,236mm 1,455mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 3
BEST
1
SCART Port 1 1
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 4 4
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 55UF950 Sony KDL-65W859
Package Weight 26.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 810mm
BEST
943mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 224mm
Package Width 1,330mm
BEST
1,553mm

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