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Samsung UE55J5502 vs Sony KD-55S8505

Samsung UE55J5502 vs Sony KD-55S8505

Samsung UE55J5502
Sony KD-55S8505

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper to run by £44.87
Over five years the Samsung UE55J5502 only costs £138.03 to run however the Sony KD-55S8505 costs £182.90 to run (33% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55J5502 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Sony KD-55S8505 has a rating of "A".
1 Reason For
3D Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 is 3D, however the Samsung UE55J5502 is not. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE55J5502 is not 3D, whereas the Sony KD-55S8505 is 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

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3 Reasons Against
Older by three months
The Sony KD-55S8505 is three months older than the Samsung UE55J5502.
Higher running costs over five years by £44.87
Over five years the Sony KD-55S8505 costs £182.90 to run which is £44.87 more to run than the Samsung UE55J5502. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55S8505 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE55J5502 is "A+".

Date Released

24 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 182.90
Purchase price £ 1,049.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,231.90
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 140cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 73%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W
BEST
113W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
118kWh
BEST
157kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 227W

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Deep Colour Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Deep colour support
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data RMT-TX100D
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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Animation
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Animation
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 99mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 22.9kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 274mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 767mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,234mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 719mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,234mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 869mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 218mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,351mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
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
BEST
1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
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