LG 58UF830 vs Panasonic TX-58DX780
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LG 58UF830vsPanasonic TX-58DX780

LG 58UF830

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 58" 4K TV, with low running costs
85
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
58" 4K No 54.2mm Sep 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 58"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 54.2mm
Release Date Sep 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-58DX780

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but a little out of date 58" 4K TV, good for playing games
55
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
68
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
58" 4K No 41mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 58"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 41mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A
LG 58UF830

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 58" 4K TV, with low running costs
85
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
58" 4K No 54.2mm Sep 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 58"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 54.2mm
Release Date Sep 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-58DX780

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but a little out of date 58" 4K TV, good for playing games
55
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
68
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
58" 4K No 41mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 58"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 41mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A

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Reasons For

LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
3 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by £23 Over Five Years
Over five years the LG 58UF830 only costs £116 to run however the Panasonic TX-58DX780 costs £139 to run (20% more).
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Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
The LG 58UF830 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Panasonic TX-58DX780 has a rating of "A".
Better Brand
LG TVs have an average rating of 86.5%, but Panasonic has an average rating of 46.7%.
3 Reasons For
3D
The Panasonic TX-58DX780 is 3D, but the LG 58UF830 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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Thinner
The Panasonic TX-58DX780 has a thickness of 41mm. That's 13.2mm thinner than the LG 58UF830 (54.2mm).

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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Common Interface (CI) Slot
The Panasonic TX-58DX780 has a common interface (CI) slot, whereas the LG 58UF830 does not.

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

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Reasons Against

Date Released

LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
29 months old 23 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 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Best
No
Yes

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 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780

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 58UF830
LG
58UF830
15 trees 0.58 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Panasonic TX-58DX780
Panasonic
TX-58DX780
18 trees 0.69 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Display Diagonal 58" 58"
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 1,800Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) 146cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Design LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Peak Luminance Ratio 65% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 89W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (average) Unknown - Click to provide data 113W
Annual Energy Consumption 130kWh
BEST
156kWh
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Video Formats Supported
MPO AVI
3GP MKV
VOB M4V
TS H.265
3GPP VRO
PS
 MPO
 AVI
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
MPO AVI
3GP MKV
VOB M4V
TS H.265
3GPP VRO
PS
 MPO
 AVI
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
PCM eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
EAC3 AAC HE
HE-A AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
MP2 MP3
WMA AC3
PCM eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
EAC3 AAC HE
HE-A AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
JPEG XR JPS
 JPEG XR
 JPS
JPEG XR JPS
 JPEG XR
 JPS
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext 2,000 Pages
BEST
1,500 Pages
 
 
 
Management Features LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Thickness 54.2mm 41mm
BEST
Weight 22.4kg
BEST
23kg
Weight With Stand 22.8kg
BEST
24kg
Depth (with Stand) 263mm 234mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 815mm 805mm
Width (with Stand) 1,298mm 1,290mm
BEST
Height 770mm 753mm
Width 1,298mm 1,290mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 2
HDMI Port 3 3
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 58UF830 Panasonic TX-58DX780
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 31kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 857mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 1,491mm

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