Philips 49PUS6501 vs Samsung UE49KU6100

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Philips 49PUS6501
Samsung UE49KU6100

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
23% faster refresh rate Edit
The Philips 49PUS6501 is a 1,800Hz refresh rate TV. That's 400Hz faster than the Samsung UE49KU6100 (1,400Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Philips 49PUS6501 is a three USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE49KU6100 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Philips 49PUS6501 has four HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE49KU6100 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.

Lighter Edit
The Philips 49PUS6501 is a 12kg heavy TV. That's 300g lighter than the Samsung UE49KU6100 (12.3kg). 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.

£81 cheaper
The Philips 49PUS6501 costs £81.01 less than the Samsung UE49KU6100.
98% cheaper to run
The Philips 49PUS6501 only costs £3.42 to run over five years but the Samsung UE49KU6100 costs £144.44 to run (4123% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
21kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE49KU6100 has an annual energy consumption of 123kWh, whereas the Philips 49PUS6501 is a 144kWh annual energy consumption TV (21kWh 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.

23 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.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE49KU6100 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Philips 49PUS6501 has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
15% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 49PUS6501 is a 144kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 21kWh higher than the Samsung UE49KU6100 (123kWh). 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.

Less retailers
Only 3 shops sells the Philips 49PUS6501, whereas 26 stores sell the Samsung UE49KU6100. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Philips 49PUS6501 is older than the Samsung UE49KU6100 by three months.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Philips 49PUS6501 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Samsung UE49KU6100 has a rating of "A".
6 Reasons Against
400Hz slower refresh rate Edit
The Samsung UE49KU6100 has a refresh rate of 1,400Hz, whereas the Philips 49PUS6501 is a 1,800Hz refresh rate TV (400Hz faster). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE49KU6100 is two, but the Philips 49PUS6501 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 three HDMI ports Edit
The Samsung UE49KU6100 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the Philips 49PUS6501 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.

Marginally heavier Edit
Samsung UE49KU6100 is 12.3kg heavy, but the Philips 49PUS6501 is a 12kg heavy TV (300g 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.

More expensive by £81
The Samsung UE49KU6100 is £81.01 more expensive than the Philips 49PUS6501.
£141.02 more expensive to run over five years
The Samsung UE49KU6100 costs £144.44 to run which is £141.02 more to run than the Philips 49PUS6501 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 1.59
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 3.42
Purchase price £ 497.98
Total cost of ownership £ 501.40
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 142.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 144.44
Purchase price £ 578.99
Total cost of ownership £ 723.43
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.017T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.017 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
0.72T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 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.

Display

Screen Size
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Refresh Rate
1,800Hz
BEST
1,400Hz
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Brightness
400 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 Zoom
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
123cm 123cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
 LED

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 ISDB-S
 ISDB-C
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 ISDB-S
 ISDB-C
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Tuner
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
App
 Google Apps
BEST
 Google Apps
HbbTV
 HbbTV
 HbbTV
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video On Demand
 Video on demand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
5.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Android
 Android
User Memory Capacity
16GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
 Digital audio coaxial out port
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 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
2
Audio Input Port for DVI
 Audio input port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
4
BEST
3
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
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)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
RF Connector Type
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WLAN-ready connection
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Network browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Mode
 Game
 Game
Upgradeable Firmware
 Upgradeable firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
Picture Mute (for Radio)
 Picture mute (for radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Firmware Upgrade Method
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 H.265
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
4 4
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Ambient Lighting
 Ambient lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Lighting Type
 2-sided lighting
 2-sided lighting
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Signal Strength Indicator
 Signal strength indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
0.99W
BEST
89W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
144kWh 123kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 180W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate
Energy Star Certification
 Energy Star certification
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
79mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
12kg
BEST
12.3kg
Package Weight
16kg
BEST
17.3kg
Weight (with Stand)
12.5kg
BEST
13.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
220mm
BEST
310.2mm
Height (with Stand)
693mm
BEST
701mm
Width (with Stand)
1,099mm
BEST
1,104.1mm
Height
643mm 639.9mm
BEST
Width
1,099mm
BEST
1,104.1mm
Packaging Height
775mm 721mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,200mm
BEST
1,315mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
AA Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Supported Battery
 Supported battery
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Box Dimension
1200 x 160 x 775 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD dimming
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