LG 60UH6550 is part of UH6550 series, an entry level of LG’s 2016 4K TV lineup. But even so, although it is an entry level but the performance cannot be said mediocre. The advantage, it already supports HDR contents. S, what new features that offered by 60UH6550 and what are the differences to 60UF7700 that released in last year 2015. To know a lot, please check out the LG 60UF7700 vs LG 60UH6550 Review below, who knows t is in accordance with your criteria in searching 2016 model 4K TV or you even are interested to choose the older model. How much price is it for each? You need to know, when it was first released, 60UH6550 is sold about $1500 while at this time, 6UF7700 is sold abut about $300 cheaper. But of course this price is not fixed and could still change at any time and usually will tend to go down as time goes by especially for UH6550 as a new model.
LG 60UF7700 is a mid class of LG’s 2015 4K TV lineup. Picture quality that offered by LG 60UF7700 is average for overall but it is great for its class. And behind great picture quality that offered, there is great picture engine called Tru 4K Engine behind it. In addition clear and detail, the color of the picture that produced by 60UF7700 is saturated moreover there is Tru Color Generator technology behind it that makes the color that produced looks more accurate. But in term of contrast, the contrast that produced by LG 60UF7700 is not as strong as what produced by other model in its class from its competitor like Sony or Samsung. Although it is powered by Tru Black Control that designed to improve the black level, but as we know, the use of IPS panel can degrade black level of the picture, so this makes the contrast that produced is not too strong. But in other side, the use of IPS panel also has a positive impact on side viewing angle where it offers better side viewing angle than most other 4K TV model in its class. And the great 4K picture quality that produced by 60UF7700 is not only from native 4K contents but also from lower resolution. With Tru 4K Upscaler inside, the issue about the scarcity contents that available in the market is not big problem for it.
For producing clear and smooth picture quality when it is displaying video contents with fast motion scenes, LG 60UF7700 is powered by TruMotion 240 Hz that bases on native 120 Hz refresh rate panel. The result is great, when it is used for watching sport program or fast movies, the picture looks clear and smooth with virtually no motion blur. And of course this appropriately generated by a 120 Hz TV.
The other attractive point that offered by LG 60UF7700 is about smart TV Platform. As its platform, it features WebOS2.0 where it is simple and easy to use, moreover it is already powered by quad core processor that makes its performance faster and more responsive. Additionally, there are also a lot of interesting apps provide like Web Browser, Live TV, VoD premium service, and many more. The other interesting, 60UF7700 is equipped with LG’s magic remote in its buying package that makes you easier and more comfort to operate apps or TV functions.
LG 60UH6550 is part of UH6550 series, the entry end of LG 4K TV lineup that released in 2016. But even is, although it is including low series, but the picture that produced is great. Moreover, it already supports HDR contents that offer high detail picture quality. And behind brilliant 4K picture quality that offered by 60UH6550, there is UHD Mastering with HDR Pro as picture engine behind as.
In addition to its great picture engine, there are also the number LG’s most advanced technologies that improve the quality of the picture that produced. On contrast, LG 60UH6550 is powered by Local Dimming technology and Tru black Control that provider deeper black level. Otherwise, there is also Ultra Luminance that makes bright area of the picture look brighter. Combination between these technologies improves it contrast ratio and makes the contrast of the picture that displayed on 4K screen of 60UH6550 looks very strong. In term of color, LG 60UH6550 comes with quantum dot technology called Color Prime Pro that provides wider range of color gamut. Not only that, there is also Tru Color Accuracy technology that improves the accuracy of color. Combination between strong contrast and accurate color makes the picture that displayed on 4K screen of LG 60UH6550 looks very natural and looks more to live. And to prevent picture degradation when viewers watch from side angle, it also powered by IPS 4K panel.
LG 60UH6550 is also equipped with Tru 4K Upscaler engine that offers you to enjoy all videos contents with lower resolution in close to 4K quality amazingly on its 4K screen. For 480p content, the result may still look slight blurred but for 720p and above, the result is clear. But even so, in its class, its performance is still below Sony 4K TVs that offers best 4K Up-scaling engine,
When it is displaying contents with fast motion scenes, LG 60UH6550 is powered by TruMotion 120Hz that bases on native 60 Hz refresh rate panel. But like most 60Hz TV, motion blur may not be eliminated completely in certain scenes. But even so, although there is motion blur is still slight noticeable in certain scenes, overall what offered by 60UH6550 can be said great.
Talking about Smart TV, LG 60UH6550 features newer version of WebOS that is version 3.0. There are some updates software that makes performance better. Additionally, there is also some additional new features like Magic Mobile Connection and other that make you more comfort to operate. Apps that provided are also very complete. Like on 60UF7700, there are also premium VoD service, Web Browser, Live TV, and many other. But unfortunately, it is not equipped with LG Magic remote in its buying package, so you still need it, you must buy Magic remote separately.
As described above, the most advantages of LG 60UH6550 as a newer model than 60UF7700 is about picture performance. Contrast looks stronger with brighter peak white and deeper black level. As well as bout color performance, with Prime Color Pro technology, 60UH6550 also offers more accurate color and this will be more noticeable when they are produces hard-to-reproduce color. The other advantage is about HDR where LG 60UH6500 already supports HDR contents and combined with 4K resolution, this certainly will makes you more comfort to enjoy your favorite movies. But about motion clarity, LG 60UH6550 has lower native frequency of refresh rate panel that is 60Hz where LG 60UF7700 is powered by native 120 Hz refresh rate panel. Of course when they are displaying fast movies or spot program, the picture that produced by 60UH6550 is not as clear and smooth as what produced by 60UF7700 that has 120 Hz refresh rate panel. The other interesting point that offered by 60UH6550 as newer model is about smart TV where it features new version of WebOS that offers more responsive performance and some additional features.
So which is a better choice between them? As mentioned, in the market LG 60UH6550 is sold about $300 more expensive than the price of LG 60UF7700 but considering performance that offered, I think $300 is a decent value for all advantages of 60UH6550 to 60UF7700. Televisionreviewsdirect prefers the 60UH6550 to other one but its up to you to make your choice.