Panasonic TX-40DX700 vs Samsung UE40JU6740

Panasonic TX-40DX700
Samsung UE40JU6740

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
200Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400Hz, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6740 is only a 1,200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz slower). 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.

Common interface connection Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a common interface connection, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 does not have a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Local dimming Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 features local dimming, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6740 does not. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Cheaper by £361
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 costs £469.00, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6740 is £829.85.
40 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1456 by number of sales, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 ranks No. 389890.
6 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE40JU6740 is three, but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 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 Samsung UE40JU6740 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 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.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 31kWh lower than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (86kWh). 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 UE40JU6740 is 8.1kg heavy. That's 3.4kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (8.1kg). 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.

Cheaper to run by £36.46
The Samsung UE40JU6740 only costs £101.18 to run over five years however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 costs £137.64 to run (36% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40JU6740 is "A", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung UE40JU6740 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 number of HDMI ports on the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is three, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 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.

31kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 is an 86kWh 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.

3.4kg heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a weight of 11.5kg, however the Samsung UE40JU6740 is an 8.1kg heavy TV (3.4kg 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £36.46
The running costs of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 are £137.64 which is £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40JU6740 over five years. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B", but the rating of the Samsung UE40JU6740 is "A".
7 Reasons Against
17% slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 is a 1,200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz slower than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (1,200Hz). 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.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 does not have a common interface connection, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Does not feature local dimming Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 does not feature local dimming, but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 does. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

£361 more expensive
The Samsung UE40JU6740 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 by £360.85.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 stores sells the Samsung UE40JU6740, but 42 stores sell the Panasonic TX-40DX700. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Eleven months older
The Samsung UE40JU6740 is older than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 by eleven months.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE40JU6740 ranks No. 389890 by sales volume, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1456.

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 469.00
Total cost of ownership £ 606.64
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 829.85
Total cost of ownership £ 931.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Screen Size
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz
BEST
1,200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
 Brilliant Contrast
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
100cm 101cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

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-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
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
HbbTV
 HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
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
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
OSD Language
27 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Format
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W 62W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 86kWh
BEST
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 132W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
DLNA Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
40mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
11.5kg 8.1kg
BEST
Package Weight
16kg 11kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
12.5kg 9kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
203mm
BEST
288mm
Height (with Stand)
559mm
BEST
599.5mm
Width (with Stand)
895mm
BEST
918.5mm
Height
514mm
BEST
536.4mm
Width
895mm
BEST
918.5mm
Packaging Height
611mm
BEST
616mm
Packaging Width
1,223mm 1,136mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
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