LG 55UF7600 vs 55UF6800 : Which Model is Recommended for You?

Do you prefer LG as your TV brand and you are looking for 55-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV? I’m quite sure that 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 are two LG models that you are considering. Both of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 are released in 2015 by LG. There’re several similarities between those two models, while there’re also few differences between them. 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 are positioned as 55-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV that come without any 3D feature. The next question is which of them is recommended for you and your home? This article will try to answer that question for you.

LG 55UF7600 : The Standard Model for 2015 55-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV

LG 55UF7600
LG 55UF7600

LG 55UF7600 that positioned as the standard model for LG’s 2015 55-Inch Smart TV with 4K UHD resolution is one of the best-rated 55-Inch Smart TV in the market. LG 55UF7600 comes with standard technology of 4K UHD TV from LG with Tru-4K Engine and In Plane Switching (IPS) Panel. IPS Panel is able to bring more accurate color details from any angles you are watching. While Tru-4K Engine is able to bring brilliant picture quality with original 4K UHD content sources or HD contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. As part of the new 2015 LG Smart TV, LG 55UF7600 comes with WebOS 2.0 as its Smart TV platform. WebOS 2.0 comes as the better Smart TV platform with nicer interface design, faster apps response and improved apps functionality than previous version of WebOS.

LG 55UF7600 is getting mostly excellent feedback from its customers. The customers mostly talk about great picture quality of the TV both from original 4K content source or HD contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. They also talk that the TV is also priced at the right price and not overpriced. The IPS panel is also able to bring better viewing angle and that’s now become a preferred panel based on some customers. The Smart TV platform and magic remote also works well based on the comments from customers. It took a little time to get accustomed to using the magic remote, but after that you can find that the magic remote is an excellent remote for your TV. There’re also few customers that shared their optimal setting for the TV that you should take a look and maybe follow. Are you interested with more of their comments and feedback? Read more about their comments on LG 55UF7600 here…

LG 55UF6800 : Perfect Alternative for LG 55UF7600

LG 55UF6800
LG 55UF6800

If you are looking for 55-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV, You have another option than LG 55UF7600. It’s LG 55UF6800. LG 55UF6800 is released at the later months after LG 55UF7600 released. LG 55UF6800 is a perfect alternative for LG 55UF7600 that priced at the lower price. LG 55UF6800 is utilized almost the same technology as LG 55UF7600. It use IPS Panel to bring more accurate colors, while deliver wider viewing angles. The picture engine of LG 55UF6800 is the same as the one used by LG 55UF7600, Tru-4K Engine. Tru-4K Engine is able to bring excellent 4K picture quality to your home, meanwhile bring near 4K picture quality from your favorite HD contents. LG 55UF6800 also use the same Smart TV platform as the one that used by LG 55UF7600, WebOS 2.0 that also the standard Smart TV platform from LG’s 2015 TV lineup. WebOS 2.0 comes with better layout and user interface than previous WebOS 1.0 and the older LG Smart TV. In addition to the better layout and interface, WebOS 2.0 also comes with improved apps functionality and optimized apps processing time for better apps response.

How the customers respond to their LG 55UF6800 purchase? Based on the comments of the customers, They are able to get great picture quality from their native 4K contents. The other customers also told that the TV is also able to deliver incredible near 4K picture quality from HD contents. The setting is also easy based on the review of some other customers. Do you want to read more about the customers’ feedback? You can read more about LG 55UF6900 and UF6800 model in general here…

What are the Similarities between LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800?

So what are the similarities of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800? We can take a look quickly on the table below before move forward and take a look in details

LG 55UF7600 LG 55UF6800
Screen Size 55-inch 55-inch
Panel IPS Panel IPS Panel
Resolution 4K UHD 4K UHD
Picture Engine Tru-4K Engine Tru-4K Engine
4K Upscaler YES YES
Refresh Rate TruMotion 120Hz TruMotion 120Hz
Smart Platform WebOS 2.0 WebOS 2.0
Processor Quad-Core Quad-Core
3D Feature NO NO
Built-in Wi-fi YES YES
Speaker System 2Ch 20W 2Ch 20W

After seeing the similarities table above, now We can talk the similarities of those two TVs in details. Let’s take a look on their similarities in details

1. Picture Resolution

Both of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 come with 4K UHD picture resolution. The new 4K UHD picture resolution is able to deliver up to four times more brilliant than the previous Full HD resolution. I’m quite sure that you also understand that nowadays the original 4K UHD contents are still quite rare, but you don’t have to worry about that since both of 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 are completed with 4K Upscaler technology that’s able to bring original HD contents into near 4K picture quality.

2. Picture Technology

You can find that both of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 use the same In Plane Switching (IPS) panel. With IPS panel, you can enjoy more accurate color details from any angels you are watching. Both of them are installed with Tru-4K Engine that bring more brilliant picture quality both from original 4K UHD content source or HD contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality.

3. Refresh Rate Technology

Previously LG use Ultra Clarity Index as a measurement for smoothness of fast action images. But in 2015 LG is switching that rate into simply TruMotion rate. LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 are both completed with TruMotion 120Hz. With TruMotion 120Hz, you can enjoy smooth fast motion images with minimum blur when you are watching your favorite fast action movies and sports.

4. Smart TV Platform

Both of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 come with the new 2015 version of Smart TV from LG named WebOS 2.0. WebOS 2.0 is the second generation of WebOS as the successor of the older WebOS 1.0. With WebOS 2.0, you can notice improvement on the layout and user interface aspects, as well as improvements on the functions with better smart apps. Both of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 are also completed with built-in wifi and powered by quad-core processor. With built-in wifi, you can enjoy easy connection to your favorite content providers with your home netwotk. While the quad-core processor provide you with fast processing time so that you can enjoy minimum processing lag when you are running heavier apps and multi-tasking process.

5. Speaker System

2.0Ch 20W speaker system is installed on LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800. 2.0Ch 20W speaker system is actually enough for most users. But if you are audio enthusiast and don’t think that 2Ch 20W speaker can’t satisfy your ears, then can also add additional soundbar (LG and other brands as well) to bring more immersive sound quality to your home.

What are Their Differences?

After looking at the similarities of LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800, then It’s the right time to take a look at the differences of those two TVs. You can take a look at their differences on the table below

LG 55UF7600 LG 55UF6800
Introduced March 2015 May 2015
Backlight Edge-lit with Local Dimming Edge-LED
Remote Control Magic Remote Standard Remote
HDMI/USB 3/3 3/1
Price +/- $200 Higher

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+/- $200 Lower

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After looking at the differences table above, now We should talk about those differences in details. Let’s talk about it

1. Backlight

Although LG 55UF7600 that released few months earlier and 55UF6800 come with Edge backlight, but the later released LG 55UF6800 comes without any local dimming on its backlight. With local dimming, the LG 55UF7600 is able to deliver more vibrant color contrast than LG 55UF6800 although We can’t say that the difference is significant.

2. Remote Control

The remote control that come with LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 is different. LG 55UF7600 comes with magic remote, while LG 55UF6800 comes with only standard remote. Magic Remote is able to bring more advanced control option to your TV and Smart TV platform. The magic remote is completed with built-in microphone that allow you to control the TV using voice interaction with the help of LG Voice mate technology. Magic Remote also give you few additional functions to control your TV.

3. Inputs

LG 55UF7600 comes with 3 HDMI and 3 USB. The 3 HDMI inputs are located in the side of the TV so that you can plug in your HDMI device easier from the side of the TV especially when you want to hang the TV on the wall. While the 3 USB inputs consist of 1 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0. In the other side, LG 55UF6800 comes with 3 HDMI that placed on the rear part of the TV so you should consider that when you want to mount the TV on your wall. LG 55UF6800 also only comes with 1 USB 2.0 input that make it more difficult to place few USB based devices at the same time to the TV.

4. Price

LG 55UF7600 and 55UF6800 come with different price. There’s $200 price different between them. The LG 55UF7600 is priced at the higher price, than the later released LG 55UF6800 is priced at $200 less that makes it more affordable for your pocket.

Which Model is Recommended for You?

If you are asking that question, then the first thing to consider is your budget. You should ask yourself about additional $200 for your next 55-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV. If you think you are fine with $200 for additional local dimming, magic remote and better inputs then I should recommend LG 55UF7600 for you. You can get relatively more vibrant contrast, better control with magic remote and better inputs with 3/3 HDMI with side access for the additional $200. Any recommended place to order? You should consider to order LG 55UF7600 here…

In the other case that your budget is limited and you mind to pay additional $200 for local dimming, magic remote and better inputs then you should consider LG 55UF6800. Although It’s not coming with local dimming, magic remote and more limited TV inputs, but when We are back to the picture quality and features, they are relatively the same 55-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV. So you don’t have to hesitate about ordering LG 55UF6800. Where to order LG 55UF6800? You can order LG 55UF6800 here..