Samsung UE55JU6510 vs Sony KDL-50W809

Samsung UE55JU6510
Sony KDL-50W809

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
10% larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 55" TV. That's 5" larger than the Sony KDL-50W809 (50"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

10% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 1,100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz faster than the Sony KDL-50W809 (1,000Hz). 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.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55JU6510 is two, but the Sony KDL-50W809 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.

Teletext function Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 has a teletext function, whereas the Sony KDL-50W809 does not have a teletext function.
On/off switch Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 has an on/off switch, but the Sony KDL-50W809 does not.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU6510 is "A+", however the rating of the Sony KDL-50W809 is "A+".
7 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 is 3D, however the Samsung UE55JU6510 is not. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE55JU6510 does not have a common interface (CI). 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.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a PC in (D-Sub), but the Samsung UE55JU6510 does not have a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has an annual energy consumption of 100kWh, but the Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 115kWh annual energy consumption TV (15kWh higher). 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.

19% lighter Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a weight of 13.7kg, however the Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 16.2kg heavy TV (2.5kg heavier). 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.

£16.42 cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony KDL-50W809 is £16.42 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55JU6510. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sony KDL-50W809 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55JU6510 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is not 3D, however the Sony KDL-50W809 is. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 does not have a common interface (CI), but the Sony KDL-50W809 has a common interface (CI). 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.

Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), but the Sony KDL-50W809 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

14% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 115kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 15kWh higher than the Sony KDL-50W809 (100kWh). 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.

2.5kg heavier Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 16.2kg heavy TV. That's 2.5kg heavier than the Sony KDL-50W809 (13.7kg). 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.

Five months older
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is older than the Sony KDL-50W809 by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 14%
The Samsung UE55JU6510 costs £134.83 to run which is £16.42 more to run than the Sony KDL-50W809 over five years. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a display diagonal of 50", however the Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 55" TV (5" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Marginally slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6510 is a 1,100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz faster). 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.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6510 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.

Does not have a teletext function Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 does not have a teletext function, but the Samsung UE55JU6510 has a teletext function.
Does not have an on/off switch Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 does not have an on/off switch, however the Samsung UE55JU6510 has an on/off switch.
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Date Released

23 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 134.83
Purchase price £ 799.99
Total cost of ownership £ 934.82
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 118.41

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.59T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55"
BEST
50"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,100Hz
BEST
1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Brightness
500 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Refresh Rates Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
Colour Depth
12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm
BEST
126cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Type
 Analog
 Analog

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

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
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Firmware Upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Panel Lock
 Panel Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
Audio Formats Supported
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 MP4
 LPCM
 PCM
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 MP4
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
BEST
 Teletext function
Parental Control
 Parental control
 Parental control
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
 24p support
 24p support
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Control
 Motion control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 PSB
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 PSB
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
Deep Colour Support
 Deep colour support
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Lighting
 Ambient lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 81%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
BEST
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
83W 72W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
115kWh 100kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
197W 110W
BEST

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 59mm
Weight
16.2kg 13.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
24.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
19.1kg 14.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
310mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
770.1mm 691mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,241.7mm 1,116mm
BEST
Height
718.6mm 654mm
Width
1,241.7mm 1,116mm
Package Height
850mm 764mm
BEST
Package Depth
206mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,342mm 1,214mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 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
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
Power Save Mode
 Power save mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Wide Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 SLV
 BUL
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 SLV
 BUL
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP

Other Features

HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording
I-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 I-Manual
USB Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Illumination LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Illumination LED
Apps
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI in
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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