Philips 40PFS6909 vs Samsung UE40JU7000

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Philips 40PFS6909
Samsung UE40JU7000

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Common interface connection Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 has a common interface connection, however the Samsung UE40JU7000 does not have a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a 62kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 23kWh lower than the Samsung UE40JU7000 (85kWh). 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.

5.8mm thinner Edit
Philips 40PFS6909 is 61mm thick, but the Samsung UE40JU7000 is a 66.8mm thick TV (5.8mm thicker). 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.

£199 cheaper
The Philips 40PFS6909 costs £199.01 less than the Samsung UE40JU7000.
29% cheaper to run
The Philips 40PFS6909 only costs £70.73 to run over five years but the Samsung UE40JU7000 costs £99.58 to run (41% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 40PFS6909 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE40JU7000 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Two RF ports Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 has two RF ports, however the Philips 40PFS6909 only has one RF port. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE40JU7000 is three, but the Philips 40PFS6909 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE40JU7000 is 8.3kg heavy, but the Philips 40PFS6909 is a 9.5kg heavy TV (1.2kg 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.

5 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
One less RF port Edit
The number of RF ports on the Philips 40PFS6909 is one, but the Samsung UE40JU7000 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE40JU7000 only has three 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.

1.2kg heavier Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a 9.5kg heavy TV. That's 1.2kg heavier than the Samsung UE40JU7000 (8.3kg). 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.

Less retailers
Only 4 sellers sells the Philips 40PFS6909, whereas 9 stores sell the Samsung UE40JU7000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Six months older
The Philips 40PFS6909 is older than the Samsung UE40JU7000 by six months.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 does not have a common interface connection, however the Philips 40PFS6909 has a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

23kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 has an annual energy consumption of 85kWh, whereas the Philips 40PFS6909 is a 62kWh annual energy consumption TV (23kWh 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.

9% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 has a thickness of 66.8mm. That's 5.8mm thicker than the Philips 40PFS6909 (66.8mm). 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 £199
The Samsung UE40JU7000 is £199.01 more expensive than the Philips 40PFS6909.
Higher running costs over five years by £28.85
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE40JU7000 are £99.58 which is £28.85 more than the Philips 40PFS6909. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40JU7000 is "A", whereas the rating of the Philips 40PFS6909 is "A+".

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 68.90
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 70.73
Purchase price £ 499.99
Total cost of ownership £ 570.72
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 97.75
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 99.58
Purchase price £ 699.00
Total cost of ownership £ 798.58
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
600Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
102cm
BEST
101cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
App
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Skype
BEST
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Skype
Video App
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Music App
 Spotify
 Spotify
Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 2
BEST
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
Audio Input Port for DVI
 Audio input port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Management Features

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

Performance

Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Format
 AMR
 MP3
 M4A
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
 AMR
 MP3
 M4A
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPS
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPS
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
43W
BEST
61W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
62kWh
BEST
85kWh
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 154W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
61mm
BEST
66.8mm
Weight
9.5kg 8.3kg
BEST
Package Weight
13.3kg 13.3kg
Weight (with Stand)
12kg 10.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
232mm
BEST
271.7mm
Height (with Stand)
592mm 587.7mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
911mm
BEST
917.7mm
Height
540mm 535.6mm
BEST
Width
911mm
BEST
917.7mm
Packaging Height
630mm 603mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,070mm
BEST
1,085mm

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Included
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data
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