With the LG UN7300 and the Samsung TU7000 we take a closer look at two entry-level models for the 4K UHD segment. You can quickly see that the two really differ greatly due to the display used, so you should really think about the conditions under which you want to use the new TV. The UN7300 uses an IPS panel and the TU70700 uses a VA panel, which means that the respective picture characteristics differ dramatically. Which panel is the better one for your purposes, you can find out in the following comparison.
LG UN7300 and Samsung TU7000 compared
Which TV is better?
- Response time ~5ms
- Input Lag <10ms
- Reflection handling
- Viewing angle
- No wide color gamut
- Contrast ratio 1050:1
- Black levels
- Peak brightness 350 Nits
- Contrast ratio 5100:1
- Input Lag ~10ms
- Good performance in dark rooms
- No wide color gamut
- Viewing angle
- Peak brightness ~250Nits
Detailed comparison: LG UN7300 or Samsung TU7000
Due to the In-Plane Switching, type of LCD Panel The panel is the actual screen of a television. There is different types of panels like OLED, LCD or Micro LED and different sub-types of LCD like VA or IPS., the UN7300 is more suitable for bright rooms, as it has a good reflection handling and also a wide viewing angle. In dark surroundings, however, its picture quality is not quite as convincing as that of the TU7000.
Like all Samsung TVs, the TU7000 uses a Vertical Alignment, type of LCD Panel The panel is the actual screen of a television. There is different types of panels like OLED, LCD or Micro LED and different sub-types of LCD like VA or IPS.. Thus it produces a deep black and has a high contrast ratio of 5100:1, which results in a reasonable picture quality in dark surroundings. However, the premium UHD TV does not get very bright and its reflection handling is not really good either, which means that the TU7000 struggles in bright surroundings. Its viewing angle is quite narrow, so that even at slightly oblique viewing angles the colors look washed-out - in this. respect the LG UN7300 can really shine!
|Panel type||IPS Panel||VA Panel|
|Resolution||3840 x 2160 pixels Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p||3840 x 2160 pixels Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p|
|Contrast ratio||1100 :1||5100 :1|
|Frequency||60 Hz||60 Hz|
|Input Lag||< 10 ms||< 11 ms|
|Color space coverage|
|Operating system||webOS 5.0||Tizen 5.5|
|Improved viewing angle|
Our conclusion: The LG UN7300 shows a better performance
Like so often, it depends on the surroundings in which the TV will be used, so you can tell which TV is better suited for you. If you are looking for a TV for a bright room that has a wide viewing angle, the UN7300 will not disappoint. If you want to use the TV in a darker room you should rather go for the TU7000. But in direct comparison to the UN7300, it does not do quite as well. If you are looking for a slightly better TV with a Vertical Alignment, type of LCD Panel The panel is the actual screen of a television. There is different types of panels like OLED, LCD or Micro LED and different sub-types of LCD like VA or IPS., which can get brighter, has a higher contrast ratio and better Displaying fast moving objects, you can also consider the TU8000, which is also an entry level model. This one can take on the UN7300 a The color depth is measured in Bit. 8 Bit stands for 28 different values for each color channel, for TVs those are red, green and blue. By combining the 3 rgb channels 28*28*28=16.777.216 colors are possible. HDR10 or the dynamic HDR formats work with 10 or even 12 Bit. better than the slightly cheaper TU7000, but has the same deficits.
Since the TVs listed here are affordable models, their equipment is not really big. But for an occasional movie night or afternoon television they are still perfectly sufficient. Home cinema enthusiasts, on the other hand, will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets.