LG 55UH6550 vs Sceptre U505CV-UMC

LG 55UH6550
vs
Sceptre U505CV-UMC

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – LG 55UH6550 vs Sceptre U505CV-UMC. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the 55UH6550 and 50 inches for the U505CV-UMC. The 55UH6550 from series UH6550, but the opponent belongs to series 5CV. The series LG 55UH6550 has 55, 60, 65, 75 inches diagonals, but in the case of U505CV-UMC only 50 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 55UH6550 has IPS display, while the U505CV-UMC has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. The Sceptre U505CV-UMC allows viewing 3D content.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The LG 55UH6550 has a width of 124/48.81 cm/in, compared with a width of 112.4/44.25 cm/in for Sceptre U505CV-UMC. The LG 55UH6550 has a height of 72.1/28.38 cm/in, compared with a height of 65.7/25.86 cm/in for Sceptre U505CV-UMC. The LG 55UH6550 has a depth of 6.09/2.39 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.3/3.26 cm/in for Sceptre U505CV-UMC.

Connections

The 55UH6550 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the U505CV-UMC has 4 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the LG 55UH6550, but Sceptre U505CV-UMC has 1 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the LG 55UH6550 can operate at 5 GHz.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 200 x 300, respectively considered model.

Streaming

Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models.

Features

Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. The Local Dimming feature is not supported by the display type of both models. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Common

Product

LG 55UH6550
Sceptre U505CV-UMC

Model

55UH6550
U505CV-UMC

Brand

LG
Sceptre

Reviews

47
94

General

Series

UH6550
5CV

Screen sizes in series

55, 60, 65, 75
50

Display

Screen size, inch

55
50

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

IPS
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.96/47.62
109.55/43.13

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.78
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

92.06
92.76

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR Pro

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
MKV

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
black

Width, cm/in

124/48.81
112.4/44.25

Height, cm/in

72.1/28.38
65.7/25.86

Depth, cm/in

6.09/2.39
8.3/3.26

Weight, kg/lbs

16.5/36.38
14.1/31.1

Width with stand, cm/in

124/48.81
112.4/44.25

Height with stand, cm/in

77.6/30.55
68.5/26.96

Depth with stand, cm/in

21.6/8.5
21.6/8.5

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

16.8/37.04
15.1/33.29

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

2
1

Component video input

1
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
200 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
Vudu

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

TruMotion

Backlight technology

Edge LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.051/0.02

Pixel density, ppi

80
50

Processor

Model

ARM Cortex-A53, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 240
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

100
80

Maximum power consumption, W

140
120

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 19.5
  • 21.3
  • 19.5LG 55UH6550
  • 21.3Sceptre U505CV-UMC

The Sceptre U505CV-UMC is better TV in this comparison. Check Sceptre U505CV-UMC price

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