Samsung UE43KU6000 vs Sony KDL-43WD757

Samsung UE43KU6000
Sony KDL-43WD757

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the Sony KDL-43WD757 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE43KU6000 is 8.8kg heavy. That's 300g lighter than the Sony KDL-43WD757 (9.1kg). 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.

4 Reasons For
75% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-43WD757 is a 400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 300Hz faster than the Samsung UE43KU6000 (400Hz). 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.

12% thinner Edit
The Sony KDL-43WD757 has a thickness of 56mm, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 is a 62.6mm thick TV (6.6mm 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.

Cheaper to run by £26.03
The Sony KDL-43WD757 only costs £87.97 to run over five years however the Samsung UE43KU6000 costs £114.00 to run (30% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-43WD757 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE43KU6000 is "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
3x slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 is a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 300Hz slower than the Sony KDL-43WD757 (400Hz). 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.

11% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 has a thickness of 62.6mm, however the Sony KDL-43WD757 is a 56mm thick TV (6.6mm 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.

More expensive to run over five years by 30%
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE43KU6000 are £114.00 which is £26.03 more than the Sony KDL-43WD757. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Samsung UE43KU6000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Sony KDL-43WD757 has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Sony KDL-43WD757 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

Heavier Edit
Sony KDL-43WD757 is 9.1kg heavy. That's 300g heavier than the Samsung UE43KU6000 (9.1kg). 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.

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Four months older
The Sony KDL-43WD757 is older than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by four months.

Date Released

7 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00
Purchase price £ 443.99
Total cost of ownership £ 557.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 84.93
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 87.97

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
43" 43"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 400Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Screen Format Adjustment
 Zoom
 Zoom
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
108cm 108cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
App
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
HbbTV
 HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

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

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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

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
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
OSD Language
23 32
BEST

Performance

Video Format
 AVI
 ASF
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Format
 MP3
 MP3
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
70W 53W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
97kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
135W 83W
BEST

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
62.6mm 56mm
BEST
Weight
8.8kg
BEST
9.1kg
Package Weight
10.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
9.7kg
BEST
9.8kg
Depth (with Stand)
288.1mm 229mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
637mm 616mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
975.8mm 960mm
BEST
Height
569mm 565mm
BEST
Width
975.8mm 960mm
BEST
Packaging Height
656mm
BEST
669mm
Packaging Width
1,205mm 1,058mm
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
TM1240A Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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