Hisense H40M2600 vs Samsung UE40KU6400

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Hisense H40M2600
Samsung UE40KU6400

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Timeshift Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 has a timeshift, but the Samsung UE40KU6400 does not have a timeshift.
44% lighter Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 is a 6.4kg heavy TV. That's 2.8kg lighter than the Samsung UE40KU6400 (9.2kg). 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.

£139 cheaper
The Hisense H40M2600 costs £138.60 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).
9 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.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Hisense H40M2600 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.

Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE40KU6400 is two, but the Hisense H40M2600 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Hisense H40M2600 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.

16.2kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 16.2kWh lower than the Hisense H40M2600 (86kWh). 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.

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.

Available from 44 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 £15.86
The Samsung UE40KU6400 only costs £99.35 to run over five years however the Hisense H40M2600 costs £115.21 to run (16% more). Read more
More popular
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 4247 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Hisense H40M2600 ranks No. 18582.

Reasons Against

10 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.

Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 does not have a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE40KU6400 does. 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.

Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 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.

16% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense H40M2600 is a 102.2kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 16.2kWh higher than the Samsung UE40KU6400 (86kWh). 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 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 4 sellers sells the Hisense H40M2600, whereas 48 shops 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.
One month older
The Hisense H40M2600 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by one month.
16% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Hisense H40M2600 costs £115.21 to run which is £15.86 more to run than the Samsung UE40KU6400. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Hisense H40M2600 ranks No. 18582 by sales volume, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 4247.
4 Reasons Against
Does not have a timeshift Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 does not have a timeshift, but the Hisense H40M2600 has a timeshift.
Heavier Edit
Samsung UE40KU6400 is 9.2kg heavy. That's 2.8kg heavier than the Hisense H40M2600 (9.2kg). 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.

£139 more expensive
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is more expensive than the Hisense H40M2600 by £138.60.
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

10 months Ago 9 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 £ 279.00
Total cost of ownership £ 394.21
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 99.35
Purchase price £ 417.60
Total cost of ownership £ 516.95
Details

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.
0.49T
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
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1500
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 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

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
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner

Smart TV

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

Audio

Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
14W 20W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
 Digital audio coaxial out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
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 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
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

Networking

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

Management Features

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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
17 27
BEST
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

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
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
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
4 4
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
 Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning

Design

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

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)
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 120W

Certificates

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

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

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
AAA Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1640A
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Number of Batteries Supported
 Number of batteries supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD
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