LG 40UF695 vs Samsung UE40KU6400

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LG 40UF695
Samsung UE40KU6400

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 40UF695 is a three USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 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.

Thinner Edit
LG 40UF695 is 48mm thick. That's 6.6mm thinner than the Samsung UE40KU6400 (54.6mm). 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 £87
The LG 40UF695 costs £87 less than the Samsung UE40KU6400.
3% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 40UF695 only costs £97.97 to run but the Samsung UE40KU6400 costs £101.18 to run (3% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 40UF695 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Samsung UE40KU6400 has a rating of "A".
9 Reasons For
Common interface plus Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 supports common interface plus, whereas the LG 40UF695 does not support common interface plus.
Three HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung UE40KU6400 is three, but the LG 40UF695 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.

Local dimming Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 features local dimming, whereas the LG 40UF695 does not. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

2kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has an annual energy consumption of 86kWh, but the LG 40UF695 is an 88kWh annual energy consumption TV (2kWh 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.

14% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has a weight of 9.2kg, however the LG 40UF695 is a 10.4kg 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.

58 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 6340 by number of sales, but the LG 40UF695 ranks No. 132083.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 40UF695 has a rating of "A".
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is 89% based on 52 reviews, but the average rating of the LG 40UF695 is 73% (based on 3 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Does not support common interface plus Edit
The LG 40UF695 does not support common interface plus, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 supports common interface plus.
Only two HDMI ports Edit
The LG 40UF695 has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 only has three 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 feature local dimming Edit
The LG 40UF695 does not feature local dimming, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 features local dimming. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Slightly higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 40UF695 has an annual energy consumption of 88kWh, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV (2kWh 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.

1.2kg heavier Edit
The LG 40UF695 is a 10.4kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 is a 9.2kg heavy TV (1.2kg 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.

Less retailers
The LG 40UF695 is only stocked by 7 stores, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 is stocked by 65 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The LG 40UF695 is 15 months older than the Samsung UE40KU6400.
Less popular
The LG 40UF695 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 132083 by number of sales in our TVs, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 6340.
User review Rating is much Worse
The LG 40UF695's average user score is only 73%, however the Samsung UE40KU6400's is 89% (based on 52 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 40UF695 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.

6.6mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a 54.6mm thick TV. That's 6.6mm thicker than the LG 40UF695 (54.6mm). 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 £87
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is £87 more expensive than the LG 40UF695.
Higher running costs over five years by £3.21
The running costs of the Samsung UE40KU6400 are £101.18 which is £3.21 more than the LG 40UF695 over five years. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

18 months Ago 3 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 96.14
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 97.97
Purchase price £ 342.00
Total cost of ownership £ 439.97
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 429.00
Total cost of ownership £ 530.18
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 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
 8K Ultra HD
 8K Ultra HD
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
 2160p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1200 1500
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
100cm 100cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
 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

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
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Operating System Version
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
BEST
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
PC Audio in Port
 PC Audio in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
2
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection

Management Features

Picture in Picture Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
USB Cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
60W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
88kWh 86kWh
BEST

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
48mm
BEST
54.6mm
Weight
10.4kg 9.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.4kg
Weight (with Stand)
10.7kg
BEST
11.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
217mm
BEST
264.2mm
Height (with Stand)
568mm
BEST
578.9mm
Width (with Stand)
900mm
BEST
905.7mm
Height
529mm 520.6mm
BEST
Width
900mm
BEST
905.7mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 630mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,050mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1640A

Technical Details

Dolby Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD
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