Panasonic TX-55CR730 vs Samsung HG55ED670

Panasonic TX-55CR730
Samsung HG55ED670

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JC Campbell
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BT Shop
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Out of stock
BT Business Direct
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Out of stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Panasonic TX-55CR730 is three, but the Samsung HG55ED670 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR730 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung HG55ED670 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR730 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Samsung HG55ED670 does not.
Available from 4 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.
2 Reasons For
8.9kg lighter Edit
Samsung HG55ED670 is 13.6kg heavy, but the Panasonic TX-55CR730 is a 22.5kg heavy TV (8.9kg 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.

Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung HG55ED670 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Panasonic TX-55CR730 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Heavier Edit
Panasonic TX-55CR730 is 22.5kg heavy. That's 8.9kg heavier than the Samsung HG55ED670 (13.6kg). 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.

Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Panasonic TX-55CR730 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung HG55ED670 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons Against
Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung HG55ED670 is one, but the Panasonic TX-55CR730 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung HG55ED670 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CR730 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Samsung HG55ED670 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Panasonic TX-55CR730 has an ethernet LAN.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung HG55ED670 is only stocked by 2 stores, but the Panasonic TX-55CR730 is stocked by 6 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Samsung HG55ED670 is one month older than the Panasonic TX-55CR730.

Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data
0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 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" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Frequency Rate
1,000Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Welcome Message
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Hospitality Home Menu
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Sound Modes
 Ambience
 Standard
 Custom
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Custom
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RJ-12 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Energy saving
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Energy saving
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
1 27
BEST
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
My Channel Function
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Music Mode Backlight On/off
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Soundbar Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Source Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
LYNK DRM Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Smoovie Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Performance

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 VP9
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 VP9
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 MP4
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 MP4
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Processor Cores
4 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
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software Clock
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning
Hospitality Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
External Clock Dimming Control
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
External Clock Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Security Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -90 - 90
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Screwed Battery Cover
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Power On Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 70W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 37W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 96kWh
Power Consumption (off)
0.25W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 144W
Input Voltage
 240
 200 - 240
 240
 200 - 240
Energy Saving Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy saving mode

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 64mm
Weight
22.5kg 13.6kg
BEST
Package Weight
31kg 20.6kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
23.5kg 16.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
248mm 226.5mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
772mm 762.8mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,236mm 1,230.6mm
BEST
Height
727mm 718.4mm
Width
1,236mm 1,230.6mm
Package Height
843mm 815mm
BEST
Package Depth
287mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,459mm
BEST
1,470mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
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