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LG 55EC9300 vs LG 55EG9100

LG 55EC9300 vs LG 55EG9100

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LG 55EC9300
LG 55EG9100

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
20W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55EC9300 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the LG 55EG9100 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W 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.

Slightly thinner Edit
The LG 55EC9300 is an 80mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55EG9100 is an 87.3mm thick TV (7.3mm thicker). 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.

5 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The LG 55EG9100 is a 55" TV. That's 0.4" larger than the LG 55EC9300 (55"). Read more

‘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.

$1,154 cheaper
The LG 55EG9100 costs $1,245.52, whereas the LG 55EC9300 is $2,399.99.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 4 reviews, the LG 55EG9100 has an average expert review score of 84%, but the LG 55EC9300 has an average rating of 83% (based on 19 reviews).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 1 review, the LG 55EG9100 has an average user review score of 100%, but the LG 55EC9300 has an average rating of 96% (based on 80 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 55EC9300 is a 54.6" TV. That's 0.4" smaller than the LG 55EG9100 (55"). Read more

‘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.

$1,154 more expensive
The LG 55EC9300 is more expensive than the LG 55EG9100 by $1,154.47.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the LG 55EC9300, however 2 sellers sell the LG 55EG9100. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The LG 55EC9300 is older than the LG 55EG9100 by 18 months.
A bit Lower expert review Score
The LG 55EC9300 has an average expert rating of 83%, but the LG 55EG9100 has an average expert rating of 84% (based on 4 reviews).
A bit Lower user review Score
The LG 55EC9300 has an average user rating of 96%, but the LG 55EG9100 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons Against
20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55EG9100 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the LG 55EC9300 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). 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.

Moderately thicker Edit
The LG 55EG9100 is an 87.3mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55EC9300 is an 80mm thick TV (7.3mm 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.

Awards

5 Awards
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
soundandvision.com: Top Pick
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 0.38
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 0.38
Purchase price $ 1,245.52
Total cost of ownership $ 1,245.90
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.0024T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.0024 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).

Display

Display Diagonal
54.6" 55"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Supported Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 14:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 14:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Dolby Digital
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS

Smart TV

Lifestyle Apps
 Skype
BEST
 Skype
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Operating System Version
2.0 2.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

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

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
24p
 24p
 24p
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Quantity
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
80mm
BEST
87.3mm
Weight
14.4kg
BEST
14.9kg
Package Weight
22.3kg 20.4kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
16.4kg 15kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
204mm
BEST
208mm
Height (with Stand)
753mm
BEST
760mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm 1,225mm
Height
715mm 719mm
Width
1,225mm 1,225mm
Package Height
810mm 810mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 225mm
Package Width
1,330mm
BEST
1,435mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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