Panasonic TX-40DX600 vs Samsung UE40JU6412

Panasonic TX-40DX600
Samsung UE40JU6412

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 49mm thick TV. That's 0.5mm thinner than the Samsung UE40JU6412 (49.5mm). 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.

6 Reasons For
Two more USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6412 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6412 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 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.

11% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6412 has an annual energy consumption of 86kWh, however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 95kWh annual energy consumption TV (9kWh higher). 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.

A lot lighter Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6412 is an 8.2kg heavy TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 12kg heavy TV (3.8kg 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.

10% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung UE40JU6412 only costs £101.18 to run but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £112.00 to run (11% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE40JU6412 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Samsung UE40JU6412 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 three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is three, but the Samsung UE40JU6412 only has four 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.

A little higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has an annual energy consumption of 95kWh, but the Samsung UE40JU6412 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV (9kWh 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.

A lot heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has a weight of 12kg, however the Samsung UE40JU6412 is an 8.2kg heavy TV (3.8kg 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.

£10.82 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 are £112.00 which is £10.82 more than the Samsung UE40JU6412. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is "B", but the rating of the Samsung UE40JU6412 is "A".
3 Reasons Against
Thicker Edit
Samsung UE40JU6412 is 49.5mm thick. That's 0.5mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (49.5mm). 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.

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Older by nine months
The Samsung UE40JU6412 is nine months older than the Panasonic TX-40DX600.

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 112.00
Purchase price £ 329.99
Total cost of ownership £ 441.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 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
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1000
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
100cm 101cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Operating System Installed
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data

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 Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Sound Modes
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

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
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
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)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
Number of OSD Languages
27 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 FLAC
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
68W 62W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
95kWh 86kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 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 147W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
49mm
BEST
49.5mm
Weight
12kg 8.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
17kg 12.7kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
14kg 11.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
364mm 237mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
573mm
BEST
584.6mm
Width (with Stand)
904mm
BEST
914.3mm
Height
518mm 530.7mm
Width
904mm 914.3mm
Package Height
680mm 601mm
BEST
Package Width
1,345mm 1,141mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
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