66points

LG 47LM960

82points

Sony XBR-48A9S 48"

LG 47LM960
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LG 47LM960 vs Sony XBR-48A9S 48"

LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"

Why is LG 47LM960 better than Sony XBR-48A9S 48"?

  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • 173.4W lower power consumption on operation
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    94.6W vs268W
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.3W vs0.5W
  • 2.3kg lighter
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    15.3kgvs17.6kg
  • Has a VGA connector
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  • 20.1mm thinner
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    37.9mmvs58mm
  • Has anti-reflection coating
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  • Has a search browser
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Why is Sony XBR-48A9S 48" better than LG 47LM960?

  • 2.33x higher pixel density
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    93ppivs40ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 2x higher refresh rate
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    120Hzvs60Hz
  • Has DTS Surround
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  • Has AirPlay
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  • Has an HDR10-enabled display
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  • Supports Miracast
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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Display

Display type

LED-backlit, LCD

OLED/AMOLED, LED-backlit, LCD

The type of technology used in the display.
screen size

47"

47.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
resolution

1080 x 1920px

3840 x 2160px

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.
pixel density

40ppi

93ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
has an LED-backlit display
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
display colors

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Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
bit depth

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Bit depth is the number of bits used to indicate the color of a single pixel. The more bits, the more color range a panel displays. An 8-bit panel uses 256 levels per channel and displays 16.7 million colors, while a 10-bit one reaches 1024 and displays 1.07 billion colors.
brightness

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A nit is a measurement of the light that a display emits, equal to one candela per square meter. Brighter displays ensure a screen's contents are easy to read, even in sunny conditions.

Connectivity

supports Wi-Fi
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Has Bluetooth
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
HDMI version

HDMI 1.4

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Newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
HDMI ports (side)

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HDMI ports on the side are easier to access than those in the back and can be useful for plugging and unplugging devices quickly.
has an HDMI output
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
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

supports Dolby Digital
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
has DTS Surround
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.
audio output power

2 x 10W

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Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
supports Digital Out
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
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.
supports Dolby Digital Plus
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
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.
has SRS TheaterSound HD
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.
has stereo speakers
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
has Dolby Atmos
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
has DTS-HD Master Audio
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Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
DTS-HD Master Audio supports unlimited surround sound channels and lossless audio. This standard delivers one of the best possible audio qualities.

Design

width

1.05m

1.07m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product.
weight

15.3kg

17.6kg

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.
thickness

37.9mm

58mm

The thickness (or depth) of the product.
height

610.9mm

624mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product.
volume

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Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
bezel size

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The bezel size on a device is the extra space that surrounds the actual screen. The smaller it is the more aesthetically pleasing it appears.
height adjustment range

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Devices with height adjustment provide a full range of height possibilities resulting in maximum comfort.
Supports VESA mount
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.
maximum operating temperature

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The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Features

has Chromecast built-in
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
has AirPlay
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
has built-in smart TV
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
Devices with built-in smart TV features (such as Android TV or webOS) allow you to access popular streaming apps without the need to purchase/connect a separate smart TV device.
compatible with Google Assistant
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
works with Alexa
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
It is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
supports a remote smartphone
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
has a rechargeable remote control
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
The remote control is rechargeable, so you don't have to worry about replacing the batteries.
supports USB recording
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.

Miscellaneous

audio input ports

1

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More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.
has a 24p cinema mode
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Has Skype app
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.
has a stereo microphone
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
has a touch screen
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Has a radio
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
has NFC
LG 47LM960
Sony XBR-48A9S 48"
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.

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