Samsung HG32ED670 vs Sony KDL-32R503

Samsung HG32ED670
Sony KDL-32R503

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the Sony KDL-32R503 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

PC in port Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 has a PC in port, however the Sony KDL-32R503 does not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

15.9mm thinner Edit
Samsung HG32ED670 is 49.1mm thick, but the Sony KDL-32R503 is a 65mm thick TV (15.9mm 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.

910g lighter Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 is a 4.9kg heavy TV. That's 910g lighter than the Sony KDL-32R503 (5.8kg). 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.

Available from 3 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung HG32ED670 is "A+", however the rating of the Sony KDL-32R503 is "A+".
5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung HG32ED670 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.

WiFi connection Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a WiFi connection, however the Samsung HG32ED670 does not have a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Samsung HG32ED670 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
DLNA certificate Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a DLNA certificate, whereas the Samsung HG32ED670 does not have a DLNA certificate.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung HG32ED670 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 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.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 does not have a WiFi connection, however the Sony KDL-32R503 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Sony KDL-32R503 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Does not have a DLNA certificate Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 does not have a DLNA certificate, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 has a DLNA certificate.
5 Reasons Against
10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a 10W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung HG32ED670 (10W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Does not have a PC in port Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 does not have a PC in port, whereas the Samsung HG32ED670 does. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

15.9mm thicker Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a 65mm thick TV. That's 15.9mm thicker than the Samsung HG32ED670 (65mm). 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.

16% heavier Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a weight of 5.8kg, however the Samsung HG32ED670 is a 4.9kg heavy TV (910g 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.

Not as many stockists
The Sony KDL-32R503 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Samsung HG32ED670 is stocked by 4 retailers. 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.

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Date Released

22 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 48.30
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.24T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1366 x 768
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustment
 14:9
 Zoom
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 80cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° 178°
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1366 х 768
 1366 х 768
Vertical Viewing Angle
176° 178°
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Pulse
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Version
 1.4a
BEST
 1.4a
PC in Port
 PC in port
BEST
 PC in port
HDMI Port
2 2
Consumer Electronics Control
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RJ-12 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Game
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Game
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
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
OSD Language
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
Audio Format
 MP3
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Format
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Digital Video Recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital video recorder
Wide Color Enhancer
 Wide color enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Swivel Angle Range
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
29W
BEST
31W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
17W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 45kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 45W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240
Energy Saving Mode
 Energy saving mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
49.1mm
BEST
65mm
Weight
4.9kg
BEST
5.8kg
Package Weight
7.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
6.5kg 6.3kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
485.8mm 470mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
736.1mm
BEST
738mm
Height
447.4mm 441mm
Width
736.1mm 738mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 535mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 836mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out port

Other Features

USB Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
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