Hisense H50M3300 vs Samsung UE50J6100

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Hisense H50M3300
Samsung UE50J6100

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Hisense H50M3300 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung UE50J6100 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 more HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Hisense H50M3300 is four, but the Samsung UE50J6100 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.

£109 cheaper
The Hisense H50M3300 costs £379.99, whereas the Samsung UE50J6100 is £488.99.
Available from 15 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE50J6100 has an annual energy consumption of 98kWh, but the Hisense H50M3300 is a 127kWh annual energy consumption TV (29kWh 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.

Thinner Edit
The Samsung UE50J6100 is a 63.7mm thick TV. That's 21.3mm thinner than the Hisense H50M3300 (63.7mm). 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.

£28.68 cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung UE50J6100 only costs £113.77 to run whereas the Hisense H50M3300 costs £142.45 to run (25% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE50J6100 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Hisense H50M3300 has a rating of "A".
A little better user reviews
Based on 2 user reviews, the average review score of the Samsung UE50J6100 is 100%, but the average rating of the Hisense H50M3300 is 99% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense H50M3300 is a 127kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 29kWh higher than the Samsung UE50J6100 (98kWh). 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 thicker Edit
The Hisense H50M3300 is an 85mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE50J6100 is a 63.7mm thick TV (21.3mm thinner). 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.

25% higher running costs over five years
The Hisense H50M3300 costs £142.45 to run which is £28.68 more to run than the Samsung UE50J6100 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Hisense H50M3300 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Samsung UE50J6100 has a rating of "A+".
Moderately Lower user review Score
The Hisense H50M3300 has an average user rating of 99%, but the Samsung UE50J6100 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Samsung UE50J6100 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Hisense H50M3300 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.

Only two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung UE50J6100 is two, but the Hisense H50M3300 only has four 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.

More expensive by £109
The Samsung UE50J6100 is £109 more expensive than the Hisense H50M3300.
Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE50J6100 is only stocked by 5 stores, however the Hisense H50M3300 is stocked by 20 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Older by five months
The Samsung UE50J6100 is five months older than the Hisense H50M3300.

Average User Rating

Date Released

8 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 139.41
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 142.45
Purchase price £ 379.99
Total cost of ownership £ 522.44
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 113.77
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 113.77
Purchase price £ 488.99
Total cost of ownership £ 602.76
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.71T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.71 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
50" 50"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 500
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
102cm 125cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB-T
 DVB
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB-T
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Twin Tuner
 Twin tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
HbbTV
 HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
1
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Normal
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Normal
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
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
17 27
BEST
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
 VRO
Audio Format
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Stored Teletext Page
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
 Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function

Design

LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
87W 71W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
127kWh 98kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 110 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 155W

Certificates

RoHS Compliance Certificate
 RoHS compliance certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
85mm 63.7mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 13kg
Package Weight
17kg
BEST
18.1kg
Weight (with Stand)
13kg
BEST
14.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
241mm 203.8mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
693mm
BEST
696.4mm
Width (with Stand)
1,120mm 1,116.8mm
BEST
Height
651mm 654.4mm
Width
1,120mm 1,116.8mm
Packaging Height
1,760mm 738mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,234mm
BEST
1,320mm

Packaging Content

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