Samsung UE55JS8000 vs Sony KD-55XD9305

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Samsung UE55JS8000
Sony KD-55XD9305

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has an RMS rated power of 40W, but the Sony KD-55XD9305 is only a 30W 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.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a PC in (D-Sub), however the Sony KD-55XD9305 does not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

21% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 154kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 32kWh lower than the Sony KD-55XD9305 (186kWh). 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
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 20.9kg heavy TV. That's 1.1kg lighter than the Sony KD-55XD9305 (22kg). 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.

£1 cheaper
The Samsung UE55JS8000 costs £0.90 less than the Sony KD-55XD9305.
18% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JS8000 only costs £177.87 to run over five years but the Sony KD-55XD9305 costs £217.76 to run (22% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KD-55XD9305 is "B".
3 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
The Sony KD-55XD9305 has a depth of 36mm. That's 55.5mm thinner than the Samsung UE55JS8000 (36mm). 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.

35 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Much better user reviews
Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the Sony KD-55XD9305 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is 83% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
55.5mm thicker Edit
Samsung UE55JS8000 is 91.5mm thick, but the Sony KD-55XD9305 is a 36mm thick TV (55.5mm thinner). 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.

Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the Samsung UE55JS8000, whereas 37 shops sell the Sony KD-55XD9305. 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.
Five months older
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is older than the Sony KD-55XD9305 by five months.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Samsung UE55JS8000's average user rating is 83%, however the Sony KD-55XD9305's is 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
34% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KD-55XD9305 is a 30W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung UE55JS8000 (30W). 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 have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sony KD-55XD9305 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), however the Samsung UE55JS8000 does. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

32kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55XD9305 has an annual energy consumption of 186kWh, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 154kWh annual energy consumption TV (32kWh 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.

Moderately heavier Edit
Sony KD-55XD9305 is 22kg heavy, but the Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 20.9kg heavy TV (1.1kg lighter). 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.

More expensive by £1
The Sony KD-55XD9305 is £0.90 more expensive than the Samsung UE55JS8000.
£39.89 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Sony KD-55XD9305 are £217.76 which is £39.89 more than the Samsung UE55JS8000. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55XD9305 is "B", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A".

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

15 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 177.87
Purchase price £ 1,099.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,276.87
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 214.72
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 217.76
Purchase price £ 1,099.90
Total cost of ownership £ 1,317.66
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.88T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1800 Unknown - Click to provide data
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 139cm
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
30W
Number of Loudspeakers
4 4
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
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Game
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
 Game
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 76%

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
111W
BEST
134W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
BEST
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
154kWh
BEST
186kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
222W 217W
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
91.5mm 36mm
BEST
Weight
20.9kg
BEST
22kg
Package Weight
27.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
23.8kg
BEST
24.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
308.4mm 261mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
776.2mm 769mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,239.3mm 1,239mm
BEST
Height
723.7mm 717mm
Width
1,239.3mm 1,239mm
Package Height
847mm
BEST
883mm
Package Width
1,375mm
BEST
1,432mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data RMF-TX200E
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Technical Details

Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Light sensor
Feedback