LG 55EG9100 vs Sony XBR-55X900

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LG 55EG9100
Sony XBR-55X900

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
15% thinner Edit
The LG 55EG9100 has a depth of 87.3mm. That's 12.7mm thinner than the Sony XBR-55X900 (100mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the 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.

19.6kg lighter Edit
LG 55EG9100 is 14.9kg heavy, but the Sony XBR-55X900 is a 34.5kg heavy TV (19.6kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
5 Reasons For
45W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony XBR-55X900 has an RMS rated power of 65W, however the LG 55EG9100 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (45W lower). Read more

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.

Four number of loudspeakerss Edit
The Sony XBR-55X900 is a four number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the LG 55EG9100 only has two number of loudspeakerss. Read more

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.

Two composite video ins Edit
The number of composite video ins on the Sony XBR-55X900 is two, but the LG 55EG9100 only has one composite video in. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Sony XBR-55X900 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55EG9100 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

$640 cheaper
The Sony XBR-55X900 is $639.52 cheaper than the LG 55EG9100.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55EG9100 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 45W lower than the Sony XBR-55X900 (65W). Read more

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.

Two less number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG 55EG9100 is a two number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the Sony XBR-55X900 only has four number of loudspeakerss. Read more

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.

One less composite video in Edit
The number of composite video ins on the LG 55EG9100 is one, but the Sony XBR-55X900 only has two composite video ins. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55EG9100 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony XBR-55X900 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

More expensive by $640
The LG 55EG9100 is $639.52 more expensive than the Sony XBR-55X900.
4 Reasons Against
13% thicker Edit
The Sony XBR-55X900 has a depth of 100mm, however the LG 55EG9100 is an 87.3mm thick TV (12.7mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the 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.

57% heavier Edit
Sony XBR-55X900 is 34.5kg heavy. That's 19.6kg heavier than the LG 55EG9100 (34.5kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Fewer sellers
Only 2 sellers sells the Sony XBR-55X900, but 6 shops sell the LG 55EG9100. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Seven months older
The Sony XBR-55X900 is older than the LG 55EG9100 by seven months.

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Date Released

13 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 0.36
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 0.36
Purchase price $ 1,299.52
Total cost of ownership $ 1,299.88
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.0024T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.0024 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 960Hz
Comb Filter
 3D
BEST
 3D
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000000:1
 1000000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 480i
 480p
Supported 3D Technologies
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 14:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 139cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Supported TV Bands
 UHF
 VHF
 CATV
 UHF
 VHF
 CATV
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
 Skype
 Skype
BEST
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Audio System
Dolby Digital S-Force Front Surround 3D
Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 40W
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 65W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 4
BEST
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto volume leveler
Dolby Technology
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
RS-232 Ports
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 2
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
Smart Modes
 Personal
 Cinema
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Music
 Personal
 Cinema
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Music
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 XVID
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 XVID
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
 WMA
 3GPP
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
 WMA
 3GPP
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Support
 24p support
 24p support
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Panorama
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Panorama
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Processor Cores
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Deep Colour Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Deep colour support

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 268W
Input Voltage
 240
 120
 120 - 240
 240
 120
 120 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
87.3mm
BEST
100mm
Weight
14.9kg
BEST
34.5kg
Package Weight
20.4kg
BEST
40kg
Weight With Stand
15kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
208mm
BEST
405mm
Height (with Stand)
760mm
BEST
778mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm
BEST
1,463mm
Height
719mm 749mm
Width
1,225mm 1,463mm
Package Height
810mm
BEST
849mm
Package Depth
225mm 222mm
BEST
Package Width
1,435mm
BEST
1,755mm

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included
Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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