Panasonic TX-40DX600 vs Samsung UE40J6300

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Panasonic TX-40DX600
Samsung UE40J6300

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Standard delivery: £7.99
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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Significantly lower power consumption in power save mode Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 0.5W power consumption in power save mode TV. That's 29.5W lower than the Samsung UE40J6300 (30W).
35 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Better selling
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 ranks No. 2096 by number of sales, however the Samsung UE40J6300 ranks No. 30014.
8 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Samsung UE40J6300 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung UE40J6300 is four, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 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.

47% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40J6300 is a 65kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 30kWh lower than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (65kWh). 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.

58% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE40J6300 has a weight of 7.6kg. That's 4.4kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (7.6kg). 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.

£51 cheaper
The Samsung UE40J6300 costs £349.00, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is £399.99.
£34.86 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE40J6300 is £34.86 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40J6300 is "A+", but the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is "B".
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 48 reviews, the Samsung UE40J6300 has an average user review score of 95%, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 has an average rating of 78% (based on 12 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE40J6300 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 Panasonic TX-40DX600 has three HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE40J6300 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.

30kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has an annual energy consumption of 95kWh, however the Samsung UE40J6300 is a 65kWh annual energy consumption TV (30kWh 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.

4.4kg heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 12kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE40J6300 is a 7.6kg heavy TV (4.4kg 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.

More expensive by £51
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is £50.99 more expensive than the Samsung UE40J6300.
Higher running costs over five years by £34.86
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £112.00 to run which is £34.86 more to run than the Samsung UE40J6300 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is "B", however the rating of the Samsung UE40J6300 is "A+".
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Panasonic TX-40DX600's average user score is only 78%, however the Samsung UE40J6300's is 95% (based on 48 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Vastly higher power consumption in power save mode Edit
The Samsung UE40J6300 has a power consumption in power save mode of 30W, however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 0.5W power consumption in power save mode TV (29.5W lower).
Not as many stockists
Only 12 sellers sells the Samsung UE40J6300, however 47 retailers sell the Panasonic TX-40DX600. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One year older
The Samsung UE40J6300 is older than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 by one year.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE40J6300 ranks No. 30014 by sales volume, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 ranks No. 2096.

Awards

No awards found 4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended - Best in Class
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

9 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 112.00
Purchase price £ 399.99
Total cost of ownership £ 511.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 75.31
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 77.14
Purchase price £ 349.00
Total cost of ownership £ 426.14
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz 800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
 2160p
 1080p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 800
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
100cm 101cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Technology
 LED
 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
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

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
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Operating System
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Dolby
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
1 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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
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
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection

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
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Upgradeable Firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Upgradeable firmware
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
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
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
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 FLAC
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Core
4 4
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
68W 47W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
0.5W
BEST
30W
Annual Energy Consumption
95kWh 65kWh
BEST
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.5W 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 116W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

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
49mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
12kg 7.6kg
BEST
Package Weight
17kg 10.7kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
14kg 8.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
364mm 288mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
573mm
BEST
599.6mm
Width (with Stand)
904mm
BEST
915.9mm
Height
518mm
BEST
533.6mm
Width
904mm
BEST
915.9mm
Packaging Height
680mm 616mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,345mm 1,136mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro dimming Pro
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