Samsung HG32ED670 vs Toshiba 40L1534

Samsung HG32ED670
Toshiba 40L1534

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1.5ms faster response time Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 has a response time of 6.5ms, whereas the Toshiba 40L1534 is an 8ms response time TV (1.5ms slower).
Smart TV Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 supports smart TV, but the Toshiba 40L1534 does not. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Toshiba 40L1534 is only a 16W RMS rated power TV (4W 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 HG32ED670 has a common interface (CI), but the Toshiba 40L1534 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.

95% lighter Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 has a weight of 4.9kg. That's 4.6kg lighter than the Toshiba 40L1534 (9.5kg). 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.

£27.30 cheaper to run
The Samsung HG32ED670 is £27.30 cheaper to run than the Toshiba 40L1534 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung HG32ED670 is "A+", but the rating of the Toshiba 40L1534 is "A+".
4 Reasons For
8" larger display diagonal Edit
The Toshiba 40L1534 has a display diagonal of 40", whereas the Samsung HG32ED670 is only a 32" TV (8" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The Toshiba 40L1534 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the Samsung HG32ED670 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness TV (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Thinner Edit
Toshiba 40L1534 is 27mm thick. That's 22.1mm thinner than the Samsung HG32ED670 (27mm). 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.

Energy efficiency rating is better
The Toshiba 40L1534 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung HG32ED670 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
25% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 is a 32" TV. That's 8" smaller than the Toshiba 40L1534 (40"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness TV. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Toshiba 40L1534 (300 cd/m²).
A lot thicker Edit
The Samsung HG32ED670 is a 49.1mm thick TV, whereas the Toshiba 40L1534 is a 27mm thick TV (22.1mm 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.

7 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Toshiba 40L1534 is an 8ms response time TV. That's 1.5ms slower than the Samsung HG32ED670 (8ms).
Does not support smart TV Edit
The Toshiba 40L1534 does not support smart TV, but the Samsung HG32ED670 supports smart TV. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Toshiba 40L1534 is a 16W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W lower than the Samsung HG32ED670 (16W). 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 Toshiba 40L1534 does not have a common interface (CI), but the Samsung HG32ED670 has 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.

A lot heavier Edit
The Toshiba 40L1534 is a 9.5kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung HG32ED670 is a 4.9kg heavy TV (4.6kg 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.

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£27.30 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Toshiba 40L1534 are £75.60 which is £27.30 more than the Samsung HG32ED670 over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 48.30
Purchase price £ 168.00
Total cost of ownership £ 216.30
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 73.71
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.89
Total running cost £ 75.60

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.24T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 40"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 4000:1
 4000:1
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 AMR (Active Motion Rate)
 AMR (Active Motion Rate)
Response Time
6.5ms
BEST
8ms
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 102cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° 178°
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1366 х 768
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 х 768
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° 178°
BEST

TV Tuner

Channels Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 800
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Welcome Message
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Home Menu
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio coaxial out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4a
BEST
 1.4a
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RJ-12 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Game
 Sports
 Dynamic
 PC
 Game
 Sports
 Dynamic
 PC
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)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
My Channel Function
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Music Mode Backlight On/off
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Soundbar Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Source Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
LYNK DRM Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Smoovie Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 ASF
 H.264
 ASF
 H.264
Audio Formats Supported
 ASF
 MP3
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 ADPCM
 IMA-ADPCM
 LBR
 ASF
 MP3
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 ADPCM
 IMA-ADPCM
 LBR
Image Formats Supported
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 BMP
 JPEG XR
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Wide Color Enhancer
 Wide color enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Software Clock
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cloning
 USB cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Plug and Play
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
External Clock Dimming Control
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
External Clock Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Security Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Mercury Content
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1mg

Ergonomics

Swivel Angle Range
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Screwed Battery Cover
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power On Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
29W
BEST
46W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.31W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
17W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 67kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 75W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240
Energy Saving Mode
 Energy saving mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
49.1mm 27mm
BEST
Weight
4.9kg
BEST
9.5kg
Package Weight
7.8kg
BEST
14kg
Weight With Stand
6.5kg
BEST
10kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 229mm
Height (with Stand)
485.8mm
BEST
593mm
Width (with Stand)
736.1mm
BEST
925mm
Height
447.4mm 558mm
Width
736.1mm 925mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 702mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 995mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight

Other Features

USB Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
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