If you are looking for basic 4K UHD TV and you have more limited budget, then I’m quite sure that LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 are two choices that you consider. LG 43UH6100 is the most affordable 4K UHD TV from LG’s 2016 TV lineup that comes with the smallest 43-Inch screen size, while LG 43UF6400 is the most affordable 4K UHD TV from LG’s 2015 TV lineup. I’m quite sure that you are eager to know about the similarities and differences of those two TVs if you consider them as your next 43-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV. This article is trying to help you find the similarities and differences of the new LG 43UH6100 and the old LG 43UF6400 so that you can decide which of them is more suitable for you.
Similarities of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400
As two basic 43-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV from different lineup year, you can find that there are similarities between LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400. Do you want to know their similarities? Let’s discuss about that together.
1. IPS 4K Panel
LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 come with the same 4K UHD resolution that allow you to enjoy brilliant picture quality. There’s still limited original 4K content sources nowadays, but you don’t have to worry about that since both of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 comes with 4K Upscaler that can bring HD contents into near 4K picture quality. Both of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 also comes with the same IPS panel. With In Plane Switching (IPS) panel, you can enjoy more accurate color details from any angle you are watching.
2. TruMotion 120Hz
LG use TruMotion to measure the quality of their refresh rate. LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 come with TruMotion 120Hz. While It’s not the highest refresh rate of LG 4K UHD TV but It still can deliver smooth fast motion images when you use those two TVs to play action movies and sports.
3. Smart TV with Built-in Wifi
LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 comes with Smart TV Platform that completed with built-in wifi. With Smart TV platform installed on those two TVs, you can enjoy premium entertainment anytime you want to enjoy it. Connecting to your favorite content providers also can be done easily with the help of built-in wifi that connect to your home network instantly without any hassle.
4. Speaker System
The speaker system that attached on LG 43UH6100 is similar to the one that attached on LG 43UF6400. They both use 2Ch 20W speaker system. 2Ch 20W speaker system is commonly found on standard 4K UHD TV nowadays. While It can deliver good sound quality for most audience, maybe there are few people that still not satisfied with 2Ch 20W speaker system of those two TVs. Don’t worry about that since They can add additional external speaker system of soundbar to both of those TVs.
The Similarities of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 can be summarized using the table below.
|LG 43UH6100||LG 43UF6400|
|Resolution||4K UHD||4K UHD|
|Refresh Rate||TruMotion 120Hz||TruMotion 120Hz|
|Remote Control||Standard Remote||Standard Remote|
|Speaker System||2Ch 20W||2Ch 20W|
Differences of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400
Beside a number of similarities between LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400, there are also few differences between them. Let’s talk more about the their differences.
1. HDR Pro
The key difference of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 is HDR Pro technology that installed on LG 43UH6100. This technology is able to bring High Dynamic Range contents to your screen.With HDR Pro, you can enjoy High Dynamic Range content that bring more accurate details with dynamic brightness on LG 43UH6100. You can’t find HDR Pro technology on LG 43UF6400.
2. Picture Engine
There’s a change on the picture engine that installed on LG 43UH6100 and the one that installed on LG 43UF6400. LG 43UH6100 as the new model comes with the new UHD Mastering Engine, while the older LG UF6400 comes with Tru-4K Engine. While We can’t see big difference between those two picture engine, but with more emphasize on the UHD, you can enjoy improved 4K UHD picture quality with UHD Mastering Engine.
3. WebOS Version
As we have talked before, LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 come with WebOS as their Smart TV Platform. But They come with different version of WebOS. LG 43UH6100 that comes as part of LG’s 2016 TV lineup is completed with the new WebOS 3.0, while LG 43UF6400 as part of the older LG’s 2015 TV lineup comes with WebOS 2.0. WebOS 3.0 comes with improvement from the older WebOS 2.0, as well as few additional functions such as magic mobile connection and magic zoom.
4. Magic Remote Compatibility
While both of LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 are not completed with magic remote, but you can purchase the magic remote separately. LG 43UH6100 is already compatible with magic remote so you can start use magic remote if you have already purchased it. But in LG 43UF6400, you need to add AN-WF500 WiFi/Bluetooth Module in order to use AN-MR600 Magic Motion Remote Control.
LG 43UH6100 and 43UF6400 comes with different number of HDMI inputs, while They come with the same single USB input. LG 43UH6100 comes with 3 HDMI inputs, while LG 43UF6400 comes with 2 HDMI inputs. With more HDMI inputs, you can connect more devices at the same time. So you can connect more HDMI devices on LG 43UH6100 than what you can do with LG 43UF6400.
The other improvement that you can find on LG 43UH6100 is its price. LG 43UH6100 comes with more affordable price than LG 43UF6400. As the new model, It’s commonly priced at $100 lower than LG 43UF6400. It means that LG 43UH6100 is around 16% lower than LG 43UF6400 in price. It’s for sure a significant price difference for any customers with more limited budget.
Their differences can be seen easily using the table below.
|LG 43UH6100||LG 43UF6400|
|Introduced||February 2016||March 2015|
|Picture Engine||UHD Mastering Engine||Tru-4K Engine|
|Smart TV Platform||WebOS 3.0||WebOS 2.0|
|Magic Remote||Compatible||Not Compatible|
|Price||+/- $100 Lower||+/- $100 Higher|
Which One is For You?
From our discussion above, We can see that LG 43UH6100 is better in few aspects. It comes with better HDR capability with HDR Pro technology. It also comes with the new WebOS 3.0 that comes as improvement from the older WebOS 2.0. Suprisingly LG 43UH6100 is also introduced at the lower price than LG 43UH6100. So for sure LG 43UH6100 is the new 43-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV that you should consider for your next TV. The customers’ who already bought LG 43UH6100 are mostly satisfied with this TV model. You can read more their feedback on LG 43UH6100 on this page…
What about LG 43UF6400? It’s the older model that was one of the popular choice for basic 43-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV in 2015 lineup. It’s indeed not completed with HDR Pro as well as using the older picture engine and Smart TV platform. But It still can deliver good picture and premium entertainment without any problems. When you can find LG 43UF6400 is priced at the lower discounted price by some retailer as It comes as the older model, then you can consider to choose this older model as It’s indeed proved by the customers that It can deliver good picture quality along with deliver Smart entertainment without any problems. You can find out more about LG 43UF6400 customers’ reviews here…
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