Hisense H55M3300 vs Samsung UE55K5100

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Hisense H55M3300
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Hisense H55M3300 is two, but the Samsung UE55K5100 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.

Four HDMI ports Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 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.

17% thinner Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 has a thickness of 84mm. That's 14mm thinner than the Samsung UE55K5100 (98mm). 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.

100g lighter Edit
Hisense H55M3300 is 15.5kg heavy, but the Samsung UE55K5100 is a 15.6kg heavy TV (100g 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.

Better selling
The Hisense H55M3300 ranks No. 4459 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 ranks No. 51862.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Hisense H55M3300 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 has a rating of "A".
5 Reasons For
31kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 is a 127kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 31kWh lower than the Hisense H55M3300 (127kWh). 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.

£40 cheaper
The Samsung UE55K5100 is £40 cheaper than the Hisense H55M3300.
Available from 21 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £36.69
The Samsung UE55K5100 is £36.69 cheaper to run than the Hisense H55M3300 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55K5100 is "A", whereas the rating of the Hisense H55M3300 is "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
31kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 has an annual energy consumption of 158kWh, whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 is a 127kWh annual energy consumption TV (31kWh 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.

More expensive by £40
The Hisense H55M3300 is £40 more expensive than the Samsung UE55K5100.
Fewer sellers
The Hisense H55M3300 is only stocked by 18 stores, but the Samsung UE55K5100 is stocked by 39 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £36.69
Over five years the running costs of the Hisense H55M3300 are £176.10 which is £36.69 more than the Samsung UE55K5100. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE55K5100 is one, but the Hisense H55M3300 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.

Two less HDMI ports Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the Hisense H55M3300 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.

15% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 has a thickness of 98mm, however the Hisense H55M3300 is an 84mm thick TV (14mm 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.

1% heavier Edit
Samsung UE55K5100 is 15.6kg heavy. That's 100g heavier than the Hisense H55M3300 (15.6kg). 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.

Two months older
The Samsung UE55K5100 is older than the Hisense H55M3300 by two months.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE55K5100 ranks No. 51862 by sales volume, whereas the Hisense H55M3300 ranks No. 4459.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

7 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 173.06
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 176.10
Purchase price £ 499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 675.10
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 139.41
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 139.41
Purchase price £ 459.00
Total cost of ownership £ 598.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.87T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Display Diagonal
138cm 138cm
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-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
2 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

Equaliser
 Equaliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
2
BEST
1
HDCP Security Feature
 HDCP security feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Movie
 Movie
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

Optical Disc Drive
 Not included
 Not included
Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
Audio Format
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Stored Teletext Page
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung HyperReal Engine
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung HyperReal Engine
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
108W 87W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
158kWh 127kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 118W

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
84mm
BEST
98mm
Weight
15.5kg
BEST
15.6kg
Package Weight
21kg
BEST
21.2kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
241mm 224.5mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
755mm
BEST
818mm
Width (with Stand)
1,235mm 1,232.6mm
BEST
Height
717mm 752.5mm
Width
1,235mm 1,232.6mm
Packaging Height
833mm
BEST
847mm
Packaging Width
1,365mm 1,328mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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