Samsung UE40KU6000 vs Samsung UE43KU6000

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Samsung UE40KU6000
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
11kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6000 has an annual energy consumption of 86kWh, whereas the Samsung UE43KU6000 is a 97kWh annual energy consumption TV (11kWh 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE40KU6000 is 7.7kg heavy, but the Samsung UE43KU6000 is an 8.8kg heavy TV (1.1kg 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 £269
The Samsung UE40KU6000 is £268.99 cheaper than the Samsung UE43KU6000.
65 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £12.82
Over five years the Samsung UE40KU6000 only costs £101.18 to run however the Samsung UE43KU6000 costs £114.00 to run (13% more). Read more
Better selling
The Samsung UE40KU6000 ranks No. 2372 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung UE43KU6000 ranks No. 152972.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE40KU6000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE43KU6000 has a rating of "A".
2 Reasons For
Larger screen size Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 is a 43" TV. That's 3" larger than the Samsung UE40KU6000 (43"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE43KU6000 is "A", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE40KU6000 is "A".

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
3" smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6000 has a screen size of 40", but the Samsung UE43KU6000 is a 43" TV (3" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

6 Reasons Against
11kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 is a 97kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 11kWh higher than the Samsung UE40KU6000 (97kWh). 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.

Heavier Edit
Samsung UE43KU6000 is 8.8kg heavy. That's 1.1kg heavier than the Samsung UE40KU6000 (8.8kg). 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.

£269 more expensive
The Samsung UE43KU6000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6000 by £268.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 4 sellers sells the Samsung UE43KU6000, but 69 shops sell the Samsung UE40KU6000. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
13% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Samsung UE43KU6000 are £114.00 which is £12.82 more than the Samsung UE40KU6000 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE43KU6000 ranks No. 152972 by sales volume, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6000 ranks No. 2372.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

6 months Ago 6 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 175.00
Total cost of ownership £ 276.18
Details
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
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
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.

Display

Screen Size
40" 43"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 100Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1300 1300
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
1,300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
101cm 108cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
App
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Video App
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Operating System
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

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
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
 Network browsing

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Movie
 Movie
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
OSD Language
27
BEST
23

Performance

Video Format
 AVI
 ASF
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Format
 MP3
 MP3
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
4 4
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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
62W
BEST
70W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
86kWh
BEST
97kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
125W
BEST
135W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
62.6mm 62.6mm
Weight
7.7kg
BEST
8.8kg
Package Weight
10.4kg
BEST
10.6kg
Weight (with Stand)
8.6kg
BEST
9.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
288.1mm 288.1mm
Height (with Stand)
596.5mm
BEST
637mm
Width (with Stand)
917.7mm
BEST
975.8mm
Height
535.7mm
BEST
569mm
Width
917.7mm
BEST
975.8mm
Packaging Height
623mm
BEST
656mm
Packaging Width
1,165mm
BEST
1,205mm

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 TM1240A
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
1 1
Feedback