Samsung HG32ED450 vs Sony KDL-32R503

Samsung HG32ED450
Sony KDL-32R503

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 has an annual energy consumption of 40kWh, but the Sony KDL-32R503 is a 45kWh annual energy consumption TV (5kWh 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.

A lot lighter Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 has a weight of 3.9kg, however the Sony KDL-32R503 is a 5.8kg heavy TV (1.9kg 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.

Cheaper by £89
The Samsung HG32ED450 costs £250.00, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 is £339.00.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Samsung HG32ED450 ranks No. 41881 by number of sales, but the Sony KDL-32R503 ranks No. 185706.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung HG32ED450 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Sony KDL-32R503 has a rating of "A+".
8 Reasons For
Smart TV features Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 supports smart TV features, whereas the Samsung HG32ED450 does not support smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Sony KDL-32R503 is two, but the Samsung HG32ED450 only has one USB 2.0 port. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung HG32ED450 only has one HDMI port. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

WiFi connection Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a WiFi connection, but the Samsung HG32ED450 does not have a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Samsung HG32ED450 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
DLNA certificate Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a DLNA certificate, however the Samsung HG32ED450 does not have a DLNA certificate.
Thinner Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a thickness of 65mm. That's 4mm thinner than the Samsung HG32ED450 (65mm). 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.

Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung HG32ED450 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV features Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 does not support smart TV features, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 supports smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Sony KDL-32R503 only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung HG32ED450 is one, but the Sony KDL-32R503 only has two HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 does not have a WiFi connection, but the Sony KDL-32R503 has a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 does.
Does not have a DLNA certificate Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 does not have a DLNA certificate, however the Sony KDL-32R503 has a DLNA certificate.
Thicker Edit
The Samsung HG32ED450 is a 69mm thick TV. That's 4mm thicker than the Sony KDL-32R503 (65mm). 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.

5 Reasons Against
5kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an annual energy consumption of 45kWh, whereas the Samsung HG32ED450 is a 40kWh annual energy consumption TV (5kWh 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.

A lot heavier Edit
Sony KDL-32R503 is 5.8kg heavy, but the Samsung HG32ED450 is a 3.9kg heavy TV (1.9kg 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.

More expensive by £89
The Sony KDL-32R503 is £89 more expensive than the Samsung HG32ED450.
Fewer sellers
The Sony KDL-32R503 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Samsung HG32ED450 is stocked by 4 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 185706 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Samsung HG32ED450 ranks No. 41881.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 46.70
Purchase price £ 250.00
Total cost of ownership £ 296.70
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Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1366 x 768
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 14:9
 Zoom
 14:9
 Zoom
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 80cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1366 х 768
 1366 х 768
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner
 Digital
 Digital

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
BEST
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Home Menu
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Pulse
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
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
1 2
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

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
Smart Mode
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
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
Auto Source Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
Audio Format
 MP3
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Format
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
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
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
USB Cloning
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Plug and Play
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Screwed Battery Cover
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power On Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
28W
BEST
31W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
16W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
40kWh
BEST
45kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
50W 45W
BEST
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240
Energy Saving Mode
 Energy saving mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
69mm 65mm
BEST
Weight
3.9kg
BEST
5.8kg
Package Weight
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
3.9kg
BEST
6.3kg
Height (with Stand)
463.1mm
BEST
470mm
Width (with Stand)
745.4mm 738mm
BEST
Height
433.9mm
BEST
441mm
Width
745.4mm 738mm
BEST
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 535mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 836mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1240 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

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out port
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