Samsung UE40JU6000 vs Sony KDL-40WD655

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Samsung UE40JU6000
Sony KDL-40WD655

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 supports smart TV, however the Sony KDL-40WD655 does not. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

10W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the Sony KDL-40WD655 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W 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.

Common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 supports common interface Plus (CI+), but the Sony KDL-40WD655 does not.
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Sony KDL-40WD655 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.

£130 cheaper
The Samsung UE40JU6000 costs £130.35 less than the Sony KDL-40WD655.
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Samsung UE40JU6000 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 39516 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Sony KDL-40WD655 ranks No. 356409.
5 Reasons For
Built-in subwoofer Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD655 has a built-in subwoofer, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6000 does not have a built-in subwoofer.
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD655 is a 70kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 19kWh lower than the Samsung UE40JU6000 (70kWh). 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.

Lighter Edit
Sony KDL-40WD655 is 7.7kg heavy. That's 100g lighter than the Samsung UE40JU6000 (7.7kg). 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.

Cheaper to run by £24.43
The Sony KDL-40WD655 only costs £79.95 to run over five years however the Samsung UE40JU6000 costs £104.38 to run (31% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-40WD655 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE40JU6000 is "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in subwoofer Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 does not have a built-in subwoofer, but the Sony KDL-40WD655 has a built-in subwoofer.
22% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 is an 89kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 19kWh higher than the Sony KDL-40WD655 (70kWh). 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% heavier Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6000 is a 7.8kg heavy TV. That's 100g heavier than the Sony KDL-40WD655 (7.7kg). 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.

Eight months older
The Samsung UE40JU6000 is older than the Sony KDL-40WD655 by eight months.
31% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Samsung UE40JU6000 costs £104.38 to run which is £24.43 more to run than the Sony KDL-40WD655. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Samsung UE40JU6000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Sony KDL-40WD655 has a rating of "A+".
7 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD655 does not support smart TV, however the Samsung UE40JU6000 supports smart TV. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD655 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Samsung UE40JU6000 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (10W higher). 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.

Does not support common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD655 does not support common interface Plus (CI+), but the Samsung UE40JU6000 supports common interface Plus (CI+).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD655 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6000 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.

£130 more expensive
The Sony KDL-40WD655 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40JU6000 by £130.35.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 store sell the Sony KDL-40WD655, but 6 retailers sell the Samsung UE40JU6000. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Worse selling
The Sony KDL-40WD655 ranks No. 356409 by sales volume, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6000 ranks No. 39516.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 104.38
Purchase price £ 379.00
Total cost of ownership £ 483.38
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 509.35
Total cost of ownership £ 589.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
800 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Display Diagonal (metric)
101cm 102cm
BEST
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-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 5

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
BEST
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 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
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
BEST
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
 Automatic shut off function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Standard
 Photo
 Custom
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Standard
 Photo
 Custom
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Wide Color Enhancer
 Wide color enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
BD Wise Plus
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 70%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
64W 48W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
89kWh 70kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
123W 78W
BEST

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
62.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
7.8kg 7.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
10.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
8kg
BEST
8.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
201.4mm
BEST
589mm
Height (with Stand)
596.1mm 212mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
931.2mm 924mm
BEST
Height
535.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
931.2mm 924mm
Package Height
602mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 662mm
Package Width
1,082mm 1,017mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1240A RMT-TX102D
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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