62points

LG 50PM970

83points

Sony KDL-50W800B

LG 50PM970
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LG 50PM970 vs Sony KDL-50W800B

LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B

Why is LG 50PM970 better than Sony KDL-50W800B?

  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.3W vs0.5W
  • Has a VGA connector
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  • Has DTS Surround
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  • 125.6mm thinner
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    53.4mmvs179mm
  • Has time shift
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  • 4W more audio output power
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    2 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • Has auto volume
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  • Supports Digital Out
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Why is Sony KDL-50W800B better than LG 50PM970?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • 52mm narrower
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    1.12mvs1168mm
  • 26.49kg lighter
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    14.8gvs26500g
  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • 2 more HDMI ports
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    4vs2
  • 41W lower power consumption on operation
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    89W vs130W
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a sleep timer
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Price comparison

Design

1.width

1.17m

1.12m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
2.weight

26.5kg

14.8g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.supports a remote smartphone
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
6.thickness

53.4mm

179mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
7.height

701mm

693mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.has an LED-backlit display
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Sony KDL-50W800B
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
4.has a display in 24p
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Sony KDL-50W800B
A display that supports 24p can display content at the same speed of a screen cinema, for a more cinematic experience.
5.has an ambient light sensor
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Sony KDL-50W800B
An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
6.displays 3D with glasses
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
It supports displaying 3D images from devices such as a 3D-compatible Blu-ray player, allowing you to watch films in 3D when using suitable glasses.
7.displays 3D
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Sony KDL-50W800B
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image's depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has a VGA connector
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
6.is DLNA-certified
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Sony KDL-50W800B
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
HDMI ports on the side are easier to access than those in the back and can be useful for plugging and unplugging devices quickly.
The USB ports on the side are easier to access than those in the back and can be useful for plugging and unplugging devices quickly.

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
2.supports Dolby Digital Plus
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
3.has DTS Surround
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Sony KDL-50W800B
DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.
4.has stereo speakers
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.has auto volume
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.
7.has SRS TheaterSound HD
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Sony KDL-50W800B
SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.
8.has a subwoofer
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Sony KDL-50W800B
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
9.supports Digital Out
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
Devices that support Digital Out can deliver sound through optic fiber audio cables (like TOSLINK) or coaxial audio cables, which can transmit high-resolution audio at fast speeds.

Features

1.has a sleep timer
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
2.has time shift
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
This function allows the user to record and program a file to a storage medium (dvd player or usb) to be viewed or listened at a more convenient time.
3.has a search browser
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
4.supports two-player full-screen gaming
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
With this function, both players can see their own game in full-screen simultaneously by wearing special glasses.

Miscellaneous

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has Skype app
LG 50PM970
Sony KDL-50W800B
A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.

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