Panasonic TX-55CR852 vs Samsung UE55JU6000

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Panasonic TX-55CR852
Samsung UE55JU6000

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 3D TV, but the Samsung UE55JU6000 is not 3D. 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.

50% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 1,600Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 800Hz faster than the Samsung UE55JU6000 (800Hz). 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.

A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 has an RMS rated power of 40W, however the Samsung UE55JU6000 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.

Four number of loudspeakerss Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a four number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6000 only has two number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
5 Reasons For
Vastly lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6000 has an annual energy consumption of 115kWh, however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 190kWh annual energy consumption TV (75kWh 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.

A lot lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6000 is a 15.9kg heavy TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 23.5kg heavy TV (7.6kg 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.

Cheaper by £464
The Samsung UE55JU6000 costs £464 less than the Panasonic TX-55CR852.
39% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU6000 only costs £133.00 to run but the Panasonic TX-55CR852 costs £219.53 to run (65% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE55JU6000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 190kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 75kWh higher than the Samsung UE55JU6000 (115kWh). 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
Panasonic TX-55CR852 is 23.5kg heavy. That's 7.6kg heavier than the Samsung UE55JU6000 (15.9kg). 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.

£464 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55JU6000 by £464.
One month older
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is older than the Samsung UE55JU6000 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 65%
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic TX-55CR852 are £219.53 which is £86.53 more than the Samsung UE55JU6000. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Samsung UE55JU6000 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6000 is not 3D, however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is 3D. 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.

Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6000 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz, but the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 1,600Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (800Hz 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6000 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Panasonic TX-55CR852 (20W). 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.

Two less number of loudspeakerss Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6000 has two number of loudspeakerss, however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 only has four number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Less retailers
The Samsung UE55JU6000 is only stocked by 4 shops, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.

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Date Released

20 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 219.53
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 219.53
Purchase price £ 989.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,208.53
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 133.00
Purchase price £ 525.00
Total cost of ownership £ 658.00
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.1T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,600Hz
BEST
800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 800
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Number of Loudspeakers
4
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 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 Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
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)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Picture-and-Text
 Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,500 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
137W 83W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
190kWh 115kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 195W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 50.1mm
Weight
23.5kg 15.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
33kg 20.6kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
26kg 16.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 277.8mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 787.5mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,242.6mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 718.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,242.6mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 815mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,419mm

Packaging Content

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