Sony XBR55A8F vs LG 55UK6300PUE

Sony XBR55A8F
vs
LG 55UK6300PUE

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Sony XBR55A8F vs LG 55UK6300PUE and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. The screen size of both models is 55 inches. The XBR55A8F from series A8F, but the opponent belongs to series UK630. The series Sony XBR55A8F has 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 55UK6300PUE only 43, 49, 55, 65 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The XBR55A8F has OLED display, while the 55UK6300PUE has IPS display. The XBR55A8F screen has 120 refresh rate, versus the 60 refresh rate in the 55UK6300PUE. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

The surround audio format is available on XBR55A8F, whille 55UK6300PUE works with the stereo format. Speakers with a power of 50W are installed in XBR55A8F, but in XBR55A8F has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Sony XBR55A8F has a width of 122.6/48.26 cm/in, compared with a width of 124.7/49.09 cm/in for LG 55UK6300PUE. The Sony XBR55A8F has a height of 71.2/28.03 cm/in, compared with a height of 72.9/28.7 cm/in for LG 55UK6300PUE. The Sony XBR55A8F has a depth of 5.5/2.16 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.9/3.5 cm/in for LG 55UK6300PUE.

Connections

The XBR55A8F can operate 4 HDMI connectors, whille the 55UK6300PUE has 3 HDMIs. There are 3 USB ports available on the Sony XBR55A8F, but LG 55UK6300PUE has 2 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the Sony XBR55A8F can operate at 5 GHz. Also, in addition to the remote control, you can connect a mouse and keyboard to both TVs via Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 300 vs 300 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. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 55UK6300PUE. And because of this, it is possible to control any of these TVs by voice. A voice control via Amazon Alexa is implemented in Sony XBR55A8F. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Common

Product

Sony XBR55A8F
LG 55UK6300PUE

Model

XBR55A8F
55UK6300PUE

Brand

Sony
LG

Reviews

87
140

General

Series

A8F
UK630

Screen sizes in series

55, 65
43, 49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

55
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

OLED
IPS

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.97/47.62
120.97/47.62

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.79
68.04/26.79

Display area, %

94.31
90.56

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, WebM, M2TS, VP8, ASF
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, Xvid, VC-1
QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

surround
stereo

Speakers power, W

50
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

MIDI, M4A, LPCM
LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

122.6/48.26
124.7/49.09

Height, cm/in

71.2/28.03
72.9/28.7

Depth, cm/in

5.5/2.16
8.9/3.5

Weight, kg/lbs

18.7/41.23
13.7/30.2

Width with stand, cm/in

122.6/48.26
124.7/49.09

Height with stand, cm/in

71.7/28.22
78.49/30.9

Depth with stand, cm/in

25.5/10.03
23.1/9.09

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

22.2/48.94
13.9/30.64

Connections

HDMI

4
3

USB

3
2

Component video input

0
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

200 x 300
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu
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

Motionflow XR
TruMotion

Backlight technology

Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

81
81

Processor

Model

ARM Cortex-A53, Quad-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Android 7.0 Nougat. Android 8.0 Oreo
webOS 4.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 240

Typical power consumption, W

100

Maximum power consumption, W

371
135

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 26.3
  • 24.8
  • 26.3Sony XBR55A8F
  • 24.8LG 55UK6300PUE

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