Panasonic TX-40DX700 vs Samsung UE40KU6400 vs Samsung UE40KU6470

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Panasonic TX-40DX700
Samsung UE40KU6400
Samsung UE40KU6470

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Vastly faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 1,400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 1,400Hz faster than the Samsung UE40KU6400 (). 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.

A lot thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a thickness of 40mm, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 are both 54.6mm thick TVs (14.6mm 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.

More popular
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1344 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 3325 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 ranks No. 53869.
5 Reasons For
37% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6470. 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.

2.3kg lighter Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a 9.2kg heavy TV, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6470. That's 2.3kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (9.2kg). 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 59 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
26% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is £36.46 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is "A", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B" and the rating of the Samsung UE40KU6470 is "A".
5 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6400. 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 UE40KU6470 is 9.2kg heavy, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6400. That's 2.3kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (9.2kg). 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.

£10 cheaper
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is £40.99 cheaper than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and £10 cheaper than the Samsung UE40KU6400.
Cheaper to run by £36.46
The Samsung UE40KU6470 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 UE40KU6470 is "A", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B" and the rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is "A".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
27% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 31kWh higher than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 (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.

Heavier Edit
Panasonic TX-40DX700 is 11.5kg heavy. That's 2.3kg heavier than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 (9.2kg). 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.

£41 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by £30.99 and more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6470 by £40.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 42 shops sells the Panasonic TX-40DX700, but 63 sellers sell the Samsung UE40KU6400. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Seven months older
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by seven months. The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is the same age as the Samsung UE40KU6470.
36% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 are £137.64 which is £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40KU6470. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 has a rating of "A" and the Samsung UE40KU6470 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons Against
A lot thicker Edit
Samsung UE40KU6400 is 54.6mm thick (as does the Samsung UE40KU6470), but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 40mm thick TV (14.6mm 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.

£10 more expensive
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6470 by £10.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 3325 by sales volume, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1344.
4 Reasons Against
14.6mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 has a thickness of 54.6mm (as does the Samsung UE40KU6400), however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 40mm thick TV (14.6mm 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 4 stores sells the Samsung UE40KU6470, but 42 retailers sell the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and 63 retailers sell the Samsung UE40KU6400. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Seven months older
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by seven months. The Samsung UE40KU6470 is the same age as the Panasonic TX-40DX700.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE40KU6470 ranks No. 53869 by sales volume, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1344 and the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 3325.

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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 £ 459.99
Total cost of ownership £ 597.63
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 429.00
Total cost of ownership £ 530.18
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 419.00
Total cost of ownership £ 520.18
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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.
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" 40"
HD Type
 8K Ultra HD
 8K Ultra HD
BEST
 8K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
 BMR
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
 2160p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1500 1600
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
100cm 100cm 100cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
BEST
 LED

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
 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
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
App
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
HbbTV
 HbbTV
 HbbTV
 HbbTV
Operating System
 Tizen
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1 1
PC Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in port
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2 2
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 3 3
Consumer Electronics Control
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Game
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Game
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Game
Picture in Picture Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture in picture function
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
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
 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 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 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++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Core
4 4 4
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
USB Cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W 62W
BEST
62W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 86kWh
BEST
86kWh
BEST
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 125W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
40mm
BEST
54.6mm 54.6mm
Weight
11.5kg 9.2kg
BEST
9.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
16kg 13.4kg 12.5kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
12.5kg 11.5kg 10.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
203mm
BEST
264.2mm 304mm
Height (with Stand)
559mm
BEST
578.9mm 575.2mm
Width (with Stand)
895mm
BEST
905.7mm 905.7mm
Height
514mm
BEST
520.6mm 520.6mm
Width
895mm
BEST
905.7mm 905.7mm
Packaging Height
611mm 630mm 609mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,223mm 1,050mm 1,033mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1640A TM1680A
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

Dolby Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD Unknown - Click to provide data
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