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Samsung UE40H5003 vs Sony KDL-40R453

Samsung UE40H5003 vs Sony KDL-40R453

Samsung UE40H5003
Sony KDL-40R453

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE40H5003 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the Sony KDL-40R453 is only a 16W RMS rated power TV (4W 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 (CI) slot Edit
The Samsung UE40H5003 has a common interface (CI) slot, however the Sony KDL-40R453 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. 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.

39% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE40H5003 only costs £57.91 to run over five years but the Sony KDL-40R453 costs £95.68 to run (65% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40H5003 is "A+", however the rating of the Sony KDL-40R453 is "A".
2 Reasons For
A lot thinner Edit
Sony KDL-40R453 is 65mm thick, but the Samsung UE40H5003 is a 91.1mm thick TV (26.1mm 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 1 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
26.1mm thicker Edit
Samsung UE40H5003 is 91.1mm thick, but the Sony KDL-40R453 is a 65mm thick TV (26.1mm 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.

Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Samsung UE40H5003, whereas 2 shops sell the Sony KDL-40R453. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Four months older
The Samsung UE40H5003 is older than the Sony KDL-40R453 by four months.
3 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-40R453 has an RMS rated power of 16W, but the Samsung UE40H5003 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (4W 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.

65% higher running costs over five years
The Sony KDL-40R453 costs £95.68 to run which is £37.77 more to run than the Samsung UE40H5003 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Sony KDL-40R453 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Samsung UE40H5003 has a rating of "A+".

Date Released

31 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 57.91
Purchase price £ 249.00
Total cost of ownership £ 306.91
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 95.68
Purchase price £ 249.00
Total cost of ownership £ 344.68
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.47T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000000:1
 1000000:1
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
101cm 102cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
35W
BEST
45W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.45W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
19W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
49kWh
BEST
66kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
65W 50W
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported File Systems
 FAT16
 FAT32
 exFAT
 NTFS
 FAT
 FAT16
 FAT32
 exFAT
 NTFS
 FAT
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Personal
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Photo
 Music
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Personal
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Photo
 Music
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
Number of OSD Languages
27 32
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
91.1mm 65mm
BEST
Weight
6.4kg
BEST
7kg
Package Weight
9.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
6.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
561.8mm
BEST
580mm
Width (with Stand)
905.2mm
BEST
924mm
Height
525.4mm 556mm
Width
905.2mm 926mm
Package Height
589mm
BEST
640mm
Package Width
1,047mm 1,022mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2 2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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