LG 60UF7300 vs Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA

LG 60UF7300
vs
Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA

I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG 60UF7300 vs Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 60 inches for the 60UF7300 and 78 inches for the UN78KS9800FXZA. The 60UF7300 from series UF7300, but the opponent belongs to series KS9800. The series LG 60UF7300 has 60 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN78KS9800FXZA only 65, 78 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 60UF7300 has IPS display, while the UN78KS9800FXZA has SVA display. The 60UF7300 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the UN78KS9800FXZA. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 20W are installed in 60UF7300, but in 60UF7300 has speakers with a power of 40W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The LG 60UF7300 has a width of 134.87/53.09 cm/in, compared with a width of 174.24/68.59 cm/in for Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA. The LG 60UF7300 has a height of 78.23/30.79 cm/in, compared with a height of 100.33/39.5 cm/in for Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA. The LG 60UF7300 has a depth of 5.84/2.29 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 14.48/5.7 cm/in for Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA.

Connections

In each model, manufacturers provide 4 HDMI connectors. It is possible to connect up to 3 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. 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 300 x 300 vs 600 x 400, 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. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. And because of this, it is possible to control any of these TVs by voice. 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 60UF7300
Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA

Model

60UF7300
UN78KS9800FXZA

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

33
18

General

Series

UF7300
KS9800

Screen sizes in series

60
65, 78

Display

Screen size, inch

60
78

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

IPS
SVA

Screen design

flat
curved

Display width, cm/in

131.69/51.84
171.7/67.59

Display height, cm/in

74.07/29.16
96.58/38.02

Display area, %

92.46
94.86

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR1000

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VP9
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
40

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC, M4A
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

134.87/53.09
174.24/68.59

Height, cm/in

78.23/30.79
100.33/39.5

Depth, cm/in

5.84/2.29
14.48/5.7

Weight, kg/lbs

23.3/51.37
43/94.8

Width with stand, cm/in

134.87/53.09
174.24/68.59

Height with stand, cm/in

84.33/33.2
108.71/42.79

Depth with stand, cm/in

25.91/10.2
38.61/15.2

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

23.8/52.47
46.8/103.18

Connections

HDMI

4
4

USB

3
3

Component video input

1
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
600 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, YouTube
Vudu, Youtube

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
Supreme Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Edge LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
Samsung

Native refresh rate, Hz

240
240

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.034/0.013
0.044/0.017

Pixel density, ppi

74
57

Processor

Model

ARM Cortex-A12, Quad-core
Jazz-M, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 2.0
Tizen 2.4

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 240
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

150

Maximum power consumption, W

160
460

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 18.2
  • 24.4
  • 18.2LG 60UF7300
  • 24.4Samsung UN78KS9800FXZA

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