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LG 43LF5400

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

LG 43LF5400

$269.99
Our Verdict:
The cheapest 40 inch TV around, with great features
96
Reviews
250 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
43" Full HD No 58.7mm Apr 2015 A++
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 43"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 58.7mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A++
Samsung UN43J5200

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A stunningly highly rated and low cost 42.5" Full HD TV, with very low running costs and great features
97
Reviews
999 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$83 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent
42.5" Full HD No 58.42mm Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 42.5"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 58.42mm
Release Date Mar 2015
VIZIO E43-C2

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

VIZIO E43-C2

$499.98
$799.02
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and very cheap 43" Full HD television, with very good features
93
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$42 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
43" Full HD No 67.06mm Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 43"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 67.06mm
Release Date Jan 2016
VIZIO M43-C1

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

VIZIO M43-C1

$549.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 42.51" 4K television, with moderate running costs and plenty of positive recommendations
63
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
42.51" 4K No 61.98mm Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 42.51"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 61.98mm
Release Date Jan 2016
LG 43LF5400

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

LG 43LF5400

$269.99
Our Verdict:
The cheapest 40 inch TV around, with great features
96
Reviews
250 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
43" Full HD No 58.7mm Apr 2015 A++
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 43"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 58.7mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A++
Samsung UN43J5200

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A stunningly highly rated and low cost 42.5" Full HD TV, with very low running costs and great features
97
Reviews
999 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$83 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent
42.5" Full HD No 58.42mm Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 42.5"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 58.42mm
Release Date Mar 2015
VIZIO E43-C2

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

VIZIO E43-C2

$499.98
$799.02
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and very cheap 43" Full HD television, with very good features
93
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$42 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
43" Full HD No 67.06mm Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 43"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 67.06mm
Release Date Jan 2016
VIZIO M43-C1

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

VIZIO M43-C1

$549.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 42.51" 4K television, with moderate running costs and plenty of positive recommendations
63
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
42.51" 4K No 61.98mm Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 42.51"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 61.98mm
Release Date Jan 2016

Top Prices

LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
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LG 43LF5400 43" 1080p LED LCD HDTV-FREE SHIPPING (Brand new, unopened)
$269.99
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Samsung UN43J5200 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (Limited Christimas Sale) (Brand new, unopened)
$349.90
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$375.00
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Samsung UN43J5200 43" Black LED 1080p LED Smart HDTV w/ WiFi - UN43J5200AFXZA (Brand new, unopened)
$437.44
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$518.10
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$378.00
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$379.99
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Samsung UN43J5200 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2015 Model)
$409.00
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Samsung J5200 43"-Class Full HD Smart LED TV
$427.99
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Samsung UN43J5200 43-inch LED HDTV (Brand new, unopened) - on
$427.99
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Samsung UN43J5200 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2015 Model) (Brand new, unopened) - on
$928.90
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VIZIO E43-C2 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2015 Model)
$499.98
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$1,299.00
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$549.00
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Reasons For

LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
2 Reasons For
2% Larger Display Diagonal
The LG 43LF5400 is a 43" TV, and so does the VIZIO E43-C2. That's 0.5" larger than the Samsung UN43J5200 (42.5") and 0.49" larger than the VIZIO M43-C1 (42.51").

‘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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$80 Cheaper
The LG 43LF5400 costs $269.99, whereas the Samsung UN43J5200 is $349.90, the VIZIO E43-C2 is $499.98 and the VIZIO M43-C1 is $549.00.
9 Reasons For
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UN43J5200 has an RMS rated power of 20W, however the VIZIO E43-C2 and the VIZIO M43-C1 are both only 10W RMS rated power TVs (10W 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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Wi-Fi
The Samsung UN43J5200 supports Wi-Fi (as do the VIZIO E43-C2 and the VIZIO M43-C1), but the LG 43LF5400 does not support Wi-Fi.

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

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Ethernet Port
The Samsung UN43J5200 has an ethernet port, and so do the VIZIO E43-C2 and the VIZIO M43-C1, whereas the LG 43LF5400 does not.

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
The Samsung UN43J5200 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), but the LG 43LF5400 does not.

An Electronic Program Guide (EPG) is an application on your TV that lists current and upcoming programs for all channels, and a short summary or commentary for each program.

An EPG is extremely helpful to be able to see what programs are coming up that you may want to watch, and plan your viewing accordingly. They also work in tandem with recording software to set up automatic recording of programs.

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15% Thinner
The Samsung UN43J5200 has a thickness of 58.42mm, however the LG 43LF5400 is a 58.7mm thick TV (0.28mm thicker), the VIZIO E43-C2 is a 67.06mm thick TV (8.64mm thicker) and the VIZIO M43-C1 is a 61.98mm thick TV (3.56mm 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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More Popular
The Samsung UN43J5200 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
User Reviews Are Marginally Better
The average user review score of the Samsung UN43J5200 is 92% based on 986 reviews, whereas the average rating of the LG 43LF5400 is 90% (based on 241 reviews), the average rating of the VIZIO E43-C2 is 80% (based on 1 review) and the average rating of the VIZIO M43-C1 is 80% (based on 1 review).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.7%, but LG has an average rating of 84.5% and VIZIO has an average rating of 30%.
4 Reasons For
Marginally Larger Display Diagonal
The VIZIO E43-C2 has a display diagonal of 43" (as does the LG 43LF5400), but the Samsung UN43J5200 is only a 42.5" TV (0.5" smaller) and the VIZIO M43-C1 is only a 42.51" TV (0.49" 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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Wi-Fi
The VIZIO E43-C2 supports Wi-Fi, and so do the Samsung UN43J5200 and the VIZIO M43-C1, but the LG 43LF5400 does not.

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

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Ethernet Port
The VIZIO E43-C2 has an ethernet port (as do the Samsung UN43J5200 and the VIZIO M43-C1), whereas the LG 43LF5400 does not have an ethernet port.

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Cheaper to Run by $106 Over Five Years
Over five years the VIZIO E43-C2 is $8 cheaper to run than the LG 43LF5400, $41 cheaper to run than the Samsung UN43J5200 and $106 cheaper to run than the VIZIO M43-C1.
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2 Reasons For
Wi-Fi
The VIZIO M43-C1 supports Wi-Fi (as do the Samsung UN43J5200 and the VIZIO E43-C2), whereas the LG 43LF5400 does not support Wi-Fi.

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

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Ethernet Port
The VIZIO M43-C1 has an ethernet port, and so do the Samsung UN43J5200 and the VIZIO E43-C2, however the LG 43LF5400 does not have an ethernet port.

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Reasons Against

LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The LG 43LF5400 does not support Wi-Fi, but the Samsung UN43J5200, the VIZIO E43-C2 and the VIZIO M43-C1 do.

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port
The LG 43LF5400 does not have an ethernet port, whereas the Samsung UN43J5200, the VIZIO E43-C2 and the VIZIO M43-C1 have an ethernet port.

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
The LG 43LF5400 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), but the Samsung UN43J5200 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

An Electronic Program Guide (EPG) is an application on your TV that lists current and upcoming programs for all channels, and a short summary or commentary for each program.

An EPG is extremely helpful to be able to see what programs are coming up that you may want to watch, and plan your viewing accordingly. They also work in tandem with recording software to set up automatic recording of programs.

Read more Read less | Edit
0.28mm Thicker
The LG 43LF5400 is a 58.7mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UN43J5200 is a 58.42mm thick TV (0.28mm thinner), the VIZIO E43-C2 is a 67.06mm thick TV (8.36mm thicker) and the VIZIO M43-C1 is a 61.98mm thick TV (3.28mm 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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Not As Many Stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the LG 43LF5400, however 7 shops sell the Samsung UN43J5200.
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
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Nine Months Older
The LG 43LF5400 is older than the VIZIO E43-C2 by nine months and older than the VIZIO M43-C1 by nine months.
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 19%
The LG 43LF5400 costs $50 to run which is $8 more than the VIZIO E43-C2 over five years. Show assumptions.
Moderately Lower User Review Score
The LG 43LF5400 has an average user rating of 90%, but the Samsung UN43J5200 has an average user rating of 92% (based on 986 reviews).
Worse Brand
LG TVs have an average rating of only 84.5%, however Samsung has an average rating of 90.7%.
4 Reasons Against
2% Smaller Display Diagonal
The Samsung UN43J5200 is a 42.5" TV. That's 0.5" smaller than the LG 43LF5400 and the VIZIO E43-C2 (43") and 0.009999999999998" smaller than the VIZIO M43-C1 (42.51").

‘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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$80 More Expensive
The Samsung UN43J5200 is more expensive than the LG 43LF5400 by $80.
10 Months Older
The Samsung UN43J5200 is older than the LG 43LF5400 by one month, older than the VIZIO E43-C2 by 10 months and older than the VIZIO M43-C1 by 10 months.
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 97%
The running costs of the Samsung UN43J5200 are $83 which is $33 more than the LG 43LF5400 and $41 more than the VIZIO E43-C2 over five years. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Vastly Lower RMS Rated Power
The VIZIO E43-C2 is a 10W RMS rated power TV, and so does the VIZIO M43-C1. That's 10W lower than the Samsung UN43J5200 (20W).

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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13% Thicker
The VIZIO E43-C2 has a thickness of 67.06mm. That's 8.36mm thicker than the LG 43LF5400 (58.7mm), 8.64mm thicker than the Samsung UN43J5200 (58.42mm) and 5.08mm thicker than the VIZIO M43-C1 (61.98mm).

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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More Expensive by $230
The VIZIO E43-C2 is $230 more expensive than the LG 43LF5400 and $150 more expensive than the Samsung UN43J5200.
Fewer Sellers
The VIZIO E43-C2 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Samsung UN43J5200 is stocked by 7 shops.
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
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Less Popular
The VIZIO E43-C2 is a less popular choice amongst buyers.
User Review Rating is Considerably Worse
The average user rating of the VIZIO E43-C2 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 43LF5400 is 90% (based on 241 reviews) and the Samsung UN43J5200 is 92% (based on 986 reviews).
Worse Brand
VIZIO TVs have an average rating of only 30%, but LG has an average rating of 84.5% and Samsung has an average rating of 90.7%.
8 Reasons Against
Smaller Display Diagonal
The VIZIO M43-C1 is a 42.51" TV. That's 0.49" smaller than the LG 43LF5400 and the VIZIO E43-C2 (43") and 0.009999999999998" larger than the Samsung UN43J5200 (42.5").

‘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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Lower RMS Rated Power
The VIZIO M43-C1 has an RMS rated power of 10W (as does the VIZIO E43-C2), but the Samsung UN43J5200 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (10W higher).

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.

Read more Read less | Edit
A Little Thicker
VIZIO M43-C1 is 61.98mm thick, but the LG 43LF5400 is a 58.7mm thick TV (3.28mm thinner), the Samsung UN43J5200 is a 58.42mm thick TV (3.56mm thinner) and the VIZIO E43-C2 is a 67.06mm thick TV (5.08mm 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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$279 More Expensive
The VIZIO M43-C1 is more expensive than the LG 43LF5400 by $279, more expensive than the Samsung UN43J5200 by $199 and more expensive than the VIZIO E43-C2 by $49.
Less Retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the VIZIO M43-C1, whereas 7 shops sell the Samsung UN43J5200.
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Read more Read less
251% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
The VIZIO M43-C1 costs $149 to run which is $98 more than the LG 43LF5400, $65 more than the Samsung UN43J5200 and $106 more than the VIZIO E43-C2 over five years. Show assumptions.
Appreciably Lower User Review Score
The VIZIO M43-C1's average user rating is 80%, however the LG 43LF5400's is 90% (based on 241 reviews) and the Samsung UN43J5200's is 92% (based on 986 reviews).
Worse Brand
VIZIO TVs have an average rating of only 30%, whereas LG has an average rating of 84.5% and Samsung has an average rating of 90.7%.

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Samsung UN43J5200 has the best user reviews out of the four TVs with an average review score of 92% based on 986 reviews. The LG 43LF5400 has the second best user reviews with an average review score of 90% based on 241 reviews. The VIZIO E43-C2 and VIZIO M43-C1 have the third best user reviews each with an average review score of 80%.
LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
5 stars
161 reviews
4 stars
57 reviews
3 stars
9 reviews
2 stars
6 reviews
1 star
8 reviews
Best
5 stars
714 reviews
4 stars
209 reviews
3 stars
32 reviews
2 stars
15 reviews
1 star
16 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has the best brand rating with an average brand rating of 90% based on 128,122 reviews. LG has the second best brand rating with an average brand rating of 84% based on 38,021 reviews. VIZIO has the third best brand rating with an average brand rating of 30% based on 12,482 reviews.
LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
LG

84

84

Based on 38,021 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 128,122 reviews
VIZIO

30

30

Based on 12,482 reviews
VIZIO

30

30

Based on 12,482 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the LG 43LF5400 than the Samsung UN43J5200 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 87.8% recommend the product, based on a total of 245 reviews for the LG 43LF5400 and 245 reviews for the LG 43LF5400.

Date Released

LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
34 months old 35 months old 25 months old Best 25 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.

Wi-Fi

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Best
No
Yes
Yes
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 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
No data No data No data

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 43LF5400
LG
43LF5400
8 trees 0.3 tonnes CO2
Samsung UN43J5200
Samsung
UN43J5200
12 trees 0.49 tonnes CO2
VIZIO E43-C2
VIZIO
E43-C2
6 trees 0.25 tonnes CO2 (Best)
VIZIO M43-C1
VIZIO
M43-C1
22 trees 0.87 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Display Diagonal 43"
BEST
42.5" 43"
BEST
42.51"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
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)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 60Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 178° 178°
Supported Video Mode
1080p 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
1080p 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
1080p 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
1080p 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
Display Refresh Rate Supported
120 Hz
 120 Hz
120 Hz
 120 Hz
120 Hz
 120 Hz
120 Hz
 120 Hz
Screen Format Adjustments
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 108cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 178° 178°
 
 
 
Audio LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
BEST
10W 10W
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Video App
Netflix YouTube
Hulu+
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Hulu+
Netflix YouTube
Hulu+
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Hulu+
Netflix YouTube
Hulu+
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Hulu+
Netflix YouTube
Hulu+
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Hulu+
Lifestyle Apps
Facebook Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
Facebook Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
Facebook Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
Facebook Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
Music Apps
Spotify Pandora
 Spotify
 Pandora
Spotify Pandora
 Spotify
 Pandora
Spotify Pandora
 Spotify
 Pandora
Spotify Pandora
 Spotify
 Pandora
 
 
 
Other Features LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Stand Width Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 843.5mm 852.2mm
 
 
 
Power LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Energy Efficiency Class
A++
 A++
A++
 A++
A++
 A++
A++
 A++
Power Consumption (typical) 36W 60W 27.3W 105.4W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W
BEST
0.3W
BEST
1W 1W
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 112kWh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 95W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Certificates LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data 1tuner(s) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Cables Included
AC HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
AC HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
AC HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
AC HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
 
 
 
Networking LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Wi-Fi Standards
802.11n 802.11ac
802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
802.11n 802.11ac
802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
802.11n 802.11ac
802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
802.11n 802.11ac
802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 
 
 
Management Features LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 3 3 3
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Thickness 58.7mm 58.42mm
BEST
67.06mm 61.98mm
Weight 9.5kg 7.5kg 8kg 10kg
BEST
Weight With Stand 9.8kg 8.5kg 8.3kg 10.3kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 287.02mm 210.1mm
BEST
210.1mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 624mm 632.46mm 624.6mm 608.8mm
Width (with Stand) 971mm 985.52mm 969.5mm 963.4mm
BEST
Height 575mm 566.42mm 569.7mm 554.2mm
Width 971mm 985.52mm 969.5mm 963.4mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 1
RF Port 1 2
BEST
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1 1 1
HDMI Port 1 2 3 5
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 1
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 43LF5400 Samsung UN43J5200 VIZIO E43-C2 VIZIO M43-C1
Package Weight 12.7kg 11.3kg
BEST
11kg 12.8kg
Package Height 655mm 645.16mm
BEST
678.9mm 700.8mm
Package Width 1,050mm 1,219.2mm 1,040mm
BEST
1,040mm
BEST

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