Samsung UE65JU7000 vs Sony KD-65X8509

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Samsung UE65JU7000
Sony KD-65X8509

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
One more RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE65JU7000 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Sony KD-65X8509 only has one RF ports quantity. 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.

30% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE65JU7000 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 47kWh lower than the Sony KD-65X8509 (207kWh). 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.

14% thinner Edit
The Samsung UE65JU7000 has a depth of 68.8mm, however the Sony KD-65X8509 is a 78mm thick TV (9.2mm 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.

1% lighter Edit
Samsung UE65JU7000 is 23.9kg heavy. That's 200g lighter than the Sony KD-65X8509 (24.1kg). 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 £55.70
The Samsung UE65JU7000 is £55.70 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-65X8509 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE65JU7000 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Sony KD-65X8509 is "A".
Two more awards
The Samsung UE65JU7000 has 3 awards, but the Sony KD-65X8509 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 10 reviews, the Samsung UE65JU7000 has an average expert review score of 84%, whereas the Sony KD-65X8509 has an average rating of 72% (based on 1 review).
1 Reason For
Cheaper by £850
The Sony KD-65X8509 costs £1,049.00, whereas the Samsung UE65JU7000 is £1,899.00.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
£850 more expensive
The Samsung UE65JU7000 is more expensive than the Sony KD-65X8509 by £850.
9 Reasons Against
Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony KD-65X8509 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE65JU7000 only has two RF ports quantitys. 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-65X8509 has an annual energy consumption of 207kWh, but the Samsung UE65JU7000 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV (47kWh 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.

9.2mm thicker Edit
The Sony KD-65X8509 is a 78mm thick TV. That's 9.2mm thicker than the Samsung UE65JU7000 (78mm). 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.

200g heavier Edit
The Sony KD-65X8509 has a weight of 24.1kg, however the Samsung UE65JU7000 is a 23.9kg heavy TV (200g 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.

Older by one month
The Sony KD-65X8509 is one month older than the Samsung UE65JU7000.
Higher running costs over five years by £55.70
Over five years the Sony KD-65X8509 costs £241.80 to run which is £55.70 more to run than the Samsung UE65JU7000. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-65X8509 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE65JU7000 is "A+".
Two less awards
The Sony KD-65X8509 has only received 1 award, however the Samsung UE65JU7000 has received 3 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Sony KD-65X8509 only has an average expert score of 72%, but the Samsung UE65JU7000 has an average expert rating of 84% (based on 10 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
1 Award
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 186.10
Purchase price £ 1,899.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,085.10
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 238.76
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 241.80
Purchase price £ 1,049.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,290.80
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.92T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
31
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
65" 65"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
163cm 164cm
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 LAT
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%

Ergonomics

Smartphone Remote Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote support
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
115W
BEST
149W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
160kWh
BEST
207kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
264W
BEST
288W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
68.8mm
BEST
78mm
Weight
23.9kg
BEST
24.1kg
Package Weight
34.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
28.1kg 25.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
295.1mm 265mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
897mm 892mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,463.4mm 1,453mm
BEST
Height
844.2mm 844mm
Width
1,463.4mm 1,453mm
Package Height
953mm 943mm
BEST
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 224mm
Package Width
1,671mm 1,553mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Special Features

Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Triluminos Display
Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motionflow XR
ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ClearAudio+
4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 4K X-Reality Pro
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