Samsung UE55JU7000 vs Samsung UE55KS7000

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Samsung UE55JU7000
Samsung UE55KS7000

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
One more RF port Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a two RF port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 only has one RF port. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

4% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 4kWh lower than the Samsung UE55KS7000 (118kWh). 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.

12% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has a weight of 15.4kg. That's 1.8kg lighter than the Samsung UE55KS7000 (17.2kg). 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.

£100 cheaper
The Samsung UE55JU7000 costs £849.00, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 is £949.00.
£2.97 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is £2.97 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55KS7000 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE55KS7000 is "A+".
User reviews are better
Based on 7 reviews, the Samsung UE55JU7000 has an average user review score of 89%, but the Samsung UE55KS7000 has an average rating of 81% (based on 27 reviews).
6 Reasons For
20W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has an RMS rated power of 40W, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has a common interface connection, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 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.

Vastly thinner Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has a thickness of 44.3mm, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 67.4mm thick TV (23.1mm 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.

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.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55KS7000 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is "A+".
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 1 expert review, the Samsung UE55KS7000 has an average review score of 100%, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 has an average rating of 85% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 does not have a common interface connection, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 does. 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.

A lot thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 67.4mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 44.3mm thick TV (23.1mm 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 11 retailers sells the Samsung UE55JU7000, however 32 stores sell the Samsung UE55KS7000. 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 UE55JU7000 is older than the Samsung UE55KS7000 by one year.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an average expert rating of 85%, but the Samsung UE55KS7000 has an average expert rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
One less RF port Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has one RF port, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

4% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 4kWh higher than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (118kWh). 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
Samsung UE55KS7000 is 17.2kg heavy. That's 1.8kg heavier than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (17.2kg). 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.

£100 more expensive
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55JU7000 by £100.
2% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Samsung UE55KS7000 costs £136.20 to run which is £2.97 more to run than the Samsung UE55JU7000. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung UE55KS7000 is 81%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 89% (based on 7 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 849.00
Total cost of ownership £ 982.23
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 949.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,085.20
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
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
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1300 2100
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
138cm 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST

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-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
2 2

Smart TV

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

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 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
BEST
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
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
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
 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
OSD Language
27 27

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Audio Format
 DSS
 MP4
 AC3
 3GPP
 DSS
 MP4
 AC3
 3GPP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise Technology
 BD wise technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
82W
BEST
85W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
114kWh
BEST
118kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
218W 180W
BEST

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
67.4mm 44.3mm
BEST
Weight
15.4kg
BEST
17.2kg
Package Weight
23.6kg 23.3kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
18.2kg 17.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
277.7mm 233.2mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
770.5mm
BEST
775.5mm
Width (with Stand)
1,242.6mm 1,225mm
BEST
Height
718.3mm 710mm
BEST
Width
1,242.6mm 1,225mm
BEST
Packaging Height
812mm 807mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,415mm 1,320mm
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 TM1680A
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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