Philips 40PFS6909 vs Samsung UE40JU7000

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Philips 40PFS6909
Samsung UE40JU7000

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 has a common interface (CI), however the Samsung UE40JU7000 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.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a 62kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 23kWh lower than the Samsung UE40JU7000 (85kWh). 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.

5.8mm thinner Edit
Philips 40PFS6909 is 61mm thick, but the Samsung UE40JU7000 is a 66.8mm thick TV (5.8mm 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.

£199 cheaper
The Philips 40PFS6909 costs £199.01 less than the Samsung UE40JU7000.
29% cheaper to run
The Philips 40PFS6909 only costs £70.73 to run over five years but the Samsung UE40JU7000 costs £99.58 to run (41% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 40PFS6909 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE40JU7000 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Philips 40PFS6909 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.

One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE40JU7000 is three, but the Philips 40PFS6909 only has two 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE40JU7000 is 8.3kg heavy, but the Philips 40PFS6909 is a 9.5kg heavy TV (1.2kg 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.

2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
One less RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Philips 40PFS6909 is one, but the Samsung UE40JU7000 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.

Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE40JU7000 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.

1.2kg heavier Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a 9.5kg heavy TV. That's 1.2kg heavier than the Samsung UE40JU7000 (8.3kg). 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.

Less retailers
Only 2 stores sells the Philips 40PFS6909, whereas 4 stores sell the Samsung UE40JU7000. 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.
Six months older
The Philips 40PFS6909 is older than the Samsung UE40JU7000 by six months.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 does not have a common interface (CI), however the Philips 40PFS6909 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.

23kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 has an annual energy consumption of 85kWh, whereas the Philips 40PFS6909 is a 62kWh annual energy consumption TV (23kWh lower). 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.

9% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE40JU7000 has a depth of 66.8mm. That's 5.8mm thicker than the Philips 40PFS6909 (66.8mm). 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.

More expensive by £199
The Samsung UE40JU7000 is £199.01 more expensive than the Philips 40PFS6909.
Higher running costs over five years by £28.85
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE40JU7000 are £99.58 which is £28.85 more than the Philips 40PFS6909. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40JU7000 is "A", whereas the rating of the Philips 40PFS6909 is "A+".

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 68.90
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 70.73
Purchase price £ 499.99
Total cost of ownership £ 570.72
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 97.75
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 99.58
Purchase price £ 699.00
Total cost of ownership £ 798.58
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
600Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Comb Filter
 3D
 3D
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm
BEST
101cm
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-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Skype
BEST
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Skype
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Music Apps
 Spotify
 Spotify
Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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 3
BEST
Audio Input for DVI
 Audio input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
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
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Firmware Upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 AMR
 MP3
 M4A
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 AMR
 MP3
 M4A
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPS
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPS
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Motion Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motion control
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
43W
BEST
61W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
62kWh
BEST
85kWh
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W 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 154W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
61mm
BEST
66.8mm
Weight
9.5kg 8.3kg
BEST
Package Weight
13.3kg 13.3kg
Weight With Stand
12kg 10.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
232mm
BEST
271.7mm
Height (with Stand)
592mm 587.7mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
911mm
BEST
917.7mm
Height
540mm 535.6mm
Width
911mm 917.7mm
Package Height
630mm 603mm
BEST
Package Width
1,070mm
BEST
1,085mm

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data
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