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Panasonic TX-55CR730 vs Samsung HG55ED670

Panasonic TX-55CR730 vs Samsung HG55ED670

Panasonic TX-55CR730
Samsung HG55ED670

Top Prices

JC Campbell
Checked 5 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
RGB Direct
Checked 2 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Preston Media
Checked 4 hours ago
Out of stock
BT Shop
Checked 4 hours ago
Out of stock
BT Business Direct
Checked 4 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Ethernet port Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR730 has an ethernet port, whereas the Samsung HG55ED670 does not. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Available from 3 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
Cheaper to run by £190.29
Over five years the Samsung HG55ED670 is £190.29 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-55CR730. Read more
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
More expensive to run over five years by 167%
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic TX-55CR730 are £304.29 which is £190.29 more than the Samsung HG55ED670. Show assumptions.
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+".
3 Reasons Against
Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The Samsung HG55ED670 does not have an ethernet port, however the Panasonic TX-55CR730 has an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Fewer sellers
The Samsung HG55ED670 is only stocked by 2 stores, but the Panasonic TX-55CR730 is stocked by 5 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by six months
The Samsung HG55ED670 is six months older than the Panasonic TX-55CR730.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

20 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 301.25
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 304.29
Purchase price £ 999.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,304.28
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
39
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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
BEST
 4K
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Frequency Rate
1,000Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
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
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
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 Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV
 Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
'My Home Screen'
 'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Home Menu
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hospitality home menu
Welcome Messages
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Welcome messages

Design

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 70W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Input Frequency
 50
 50
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

TV Tuner

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

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 VP9
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 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
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Security Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Security mode
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
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
External Clock Dimming Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External clock dimming control
Hospitality Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hospitality Plug & Play
USB Cloning Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning function
Software Clock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Software clock
External Clock Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External clock compatibility

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
BEST
 Ethernet port

Management Features

Soundbar Connection Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Soundbar connection port
Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Energy saving
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Energy saving
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
26 27
BEST
My Channel Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 My Channel function
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Logo display with time out setting (BMP/movie)
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LYNK REACH server compatibility
Smoovie Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smoovie compatibility
LYNK DRM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LYNK DRM
Auto Source Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto source mode
Music Mode Backlight On/off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Music mode backlight on/off

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

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
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 Port
3
BEST
1
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RJ-12 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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