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Hisense H40M2600 vs Samsung UE40KU6400

Hisense H40M2600 vs Samsung UE40KU6400

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Hisense H40M2600
Samsung UE40KU6400

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
£79 cheaper
The Hisense H40M2600 costs £79.01 less than the Samsung UE40KU6400.
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 17 reviews, the Hisense H40M2600 has an average user review score of 94%, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 has an average rating of 90% (based on 68 reviews).
6 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has an RMS rated power of 20W, however the Hisense H40M2600 is only a 14W RMS rated power TV (6W 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.

26.4mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has a depth of 54.6mm, however the Hisense H40M2600 is an 81mm thick TV (26.4mm 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has a common interface (CI) slot, whereas the Hisense H40M2600 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. 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.

Available from 30 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.
Cheaper to run by £14.03
The Samsung UE40KU6400 only costs £101.18 to run over five years however the Hisense H40M2600 costs £115.21 to run (14% more). Read more
More popular
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 718 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Hisense H40M2600 ranks No. 19583.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 has an RMS rated power of 14W, but the Samsung UE40KU6400 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (6W 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.

A lot thicker Edit
Hisense H40M2600 is 81mm thick, but the Samsung UE40KU6400 is a 54.6mm thick TV (26.4mm 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 10 stores sells the Hisense H40M2600, whereas 40 retailers sell the Samsung UE40KU6400. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The Hisense H40M2600 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by two months.
14% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Hisense H40M2600 costs £115.21 to run which is £14.03 more to run than the Samsung UE40KU6400. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Hisense H40M2600 ranks No. 19583 by sales volume, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 718.
2 Reasons Against
£79 more expensive
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is more expensive than the Hisense H40M2600 by £79.01.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the Hisense H40M2600 is 94% (based on 17 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

13 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 115.21
Purchase price £ 269.99
Total cost of ownership £ 385.20
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 349.00
Total cost of ownership £ 450.18
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

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.
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
 4K
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1500
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm
BEST
101cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
14W 20W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
Multiroom Audio Technology
 Samsung Multiroom Link
 Samsung Multiroom Link

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YuppTV
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YuppTV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
News Apps
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Installed
 VIDAA
 VIDAA
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD Dimming

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour
 Grey
 Grey
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
70W 62W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
102.2kWh 86kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 125W

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner
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

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 VC-1
 TS
 WEBM
 H.265
 MVC
 VRO
 VP9
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 VC-1
 TS
 WEBM
 H.265
 MVC
 VRO
 VP9
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 WMV
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 WMV
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 JPS
 WEBP
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 JPS
 WEBP
 PNS
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Digital Clean View Functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Clean View functionality
Processor Cores
4 4
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
 Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cloning Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning function
PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PurColor

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Type
AAA Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1680A
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Number of Batteries Supported
 Number of batteries supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
E-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 E-manual

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphones being used as a remote
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Store
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
 Store
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Number of OSD Languages
17 27
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
81mm 54.6mm
BEST
Weight
6.4kg
BEST
9.2kg
Package Weight
8.8kg
BEST
13.4kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
216mm
BEST
264.2mm
Height (with Stand)
573mm
BEST
578.9mm
Width (with Stand)
916mm 905.7mm
BEST
Height
542mm 520.6mm
Width
916mm 905.7mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 630mm
Package Depth
635mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,005mm
BEST
1,050mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
 Digital audio coaxial out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Technical Details

Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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