Samsung UE50JU6800 vs Sony KD-49X8309

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Samsung UE50JU6800
Sony KD-49X8309

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1" larger screen size Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has a screen size of 50", whereas the Sony KD-49X8309 is only a 49" TV (1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Marginally lighter Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 13.4kg heavy TV, whereas the Sony KD-49X8309 is a 14.4kg heavy TV (1kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Sony KD-49X8309 has a rating of "A".
8 Reasons For
Vastly faster refresh rate Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has a refresh rate of 1,000Hz, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 is only a unknownHz refresh rate TV (1,000Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Hugely faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 is only a 140Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (860Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

One more composite video in port Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 is a two composite video in port TV, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 only has one composite video in port. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

11% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 129kWh annual energy consumption TV (12kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

6% thinner Edit
Sony KD-49X8309 is 60mm thick. That's 3.2mm thinner than the Samsung UE50JU6800 (60mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Cheaper by £329
The Sony KD-49X8309 costs £328.71 less than the Samsung UE50JU6800.
9% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony KD-49X8309 is £13.21 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE50JU6800. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Sony KD-49X8309 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Samsung UE50JU6800 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Hugely slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has a motion interpolation frequency of 140Hz, but the Sony KD-49X8309 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (860Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

One less composite video in port Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 is a one composite video in port TV, whereas the Sony KD-49X8309 only has two composite video in ports. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

A bit higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an annual energy consumption of 129kWh, however the Sony KD-49X8309 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV (12kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Thicker Edit
Samsung UE50JU6800 is 63.2mm thick. That's 3.2mm thicker than the Sony KD-49X8309 (60mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

More expensive by £329
The Samsung UE50JU6800 is £328.71 more expensive than the Sony KD-49X8309.
£13.21 more expensive to run over five years
The Samsung UE50JU6800 costs £150.85 to run which is £13.21 more to run than the Sony KD-49X8309 over five years. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 has a screen size of 49", whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 50" TV (1" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

1kg heavier Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 is a 14.4kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 13.4kg heavy TV (1kg lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Older by four months
The Sony KD-49X8309 is four months older than the Samsung UE50JU6800.

Awards

1 Award
benchmark.pl: Good Product
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

17 months Ago 21 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 150.85
Purchase price £ 777.71
Total cost of ownership £ 928.56
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 449.00
Total cost of ownership £ 586.64
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
50"
BEST
49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
 OLED technology
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
127cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
140Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Brightness
400 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1400 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
125cm
BEST
123cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
App
 Skype
 Google Apps
 Skype
 Google Apps
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Pulse
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 2
BEST
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
 Bluetooth connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
 WiFi direct connection

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
 Automatic shut off function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Vivid
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Vivid
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
Upgradeable Firmware
 Upgradeable firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise Technology
 BD wise technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Digital Video Recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital video recorder
Wide Color Enhancer
 Wide color enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
Smartphone Remote Feature
 Smartphone remote feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
93W 84W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
129kWh 117kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
226W 177W
BEST
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
63.2mm 60mm
BEST
Weight
13.4kg
BEST
14.4kg
Package Weight
19.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions
1362 x 748 x 152 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
14.5kg
BEST
15.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
310.5mm 201mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
706.4mm 679mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,128.9mm 1,093mm
BEST
Height
654.4mm 643mm
BEST
Width
1,128.9mm 1,093mm
BEST
Packaging Height
748mm
BEST
792mm
Packaging Width
1,362mm 1,191mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1250A Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Installation Guide
 Quick installation guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Subwoofer Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out port
Other Features
Eco Sensor,Auto Power Off Unknown - Click to provide data
Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Wide Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Other Features

Dimension
1128.9 x 719.6 x 310.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Enhancement
DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound,Dolby Digital Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring Unknown - Click to provide data
HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording
Stereo Sound
Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement
SUHD Remastering Engine Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Power
20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimming Type
Micro Unknown - Click to provide data
I-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 I-Manual
Dimensions (WxHxD)
1128.9 x 719.6 x 310.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV Applications
BBC iPlayer,ITV player,All 4,Demand 5,Netflix,Amazon Prime,built-in UHD content,App store: Samsung App Store,Full internet browser,Facebook,Twitter,Skype,Please note: Apps shown are available or coming soon on all 2015 Smart TV models,Blu-Ray and Home Theatre Players. Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BRAVIA sync
On Screen Display for External Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Illumination LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Illumination LED
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
1128.9 x 654.4 x 310.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Apps
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Packaging Content
Samsung UE50JU6800 Smart Ultra HD 4k 50 LED TV,Remote control,User manual,E manual,AC power cable Unknown - Click to provide data
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