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Panasonic TX-49DX600 vs Samsung UE49KU6500 vs Sony KD-49X8307

Panasonic TX-49DX600 vs Samsung UE49KU6500 vs Sony KD-49X8307

Panasonic TX-49DX600
Samsung UE49KU6500
Sony KD-49X8307

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
85% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-49DX600 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV, and so does the Sony KD-49X8307. That's 680Hz faster than the Samsung UE49KU6500 (800Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

£180 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-49DX600 costs £180.09 less than the Sony KD-49X8307.
5% cheaper to run
The Panasonic TX-49DX600 only costs £137.64 to run over five years but the Samsung UE49KU6500 costs £144.44 to run (5% more). Read more
More popular
The Panasonic TX-49DX600 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 2630 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Samsung UE49KU6500 ranks No. 6882.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-49DX600 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE49KU6500 is "A" and the rating of the Sony KD-49X8307 is "A".
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £180
The Samsung UE49KU6500 costs £449.90, whereas the Sony KD-49X8307 is £629.99.
22 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE49KU6500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Panasonic TX-49DX600 has a rating of "A" and the Sony KD-49X8307 has a rating of "A".
4 Reasons For
680Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-49X8307 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz (as does the Panasonic TX-49DX600), whereas the Samsung UE49KU6500 is only a 120Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (680Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Thinner Edit
The Sony KD-49X8307 is a 60mm thick TV. That's 6mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-49DX600 (60mm). 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.

£6.80 cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony KD-49X8307 only costs £137.64 to run whereas the Samsung UE49KU6500 costs £144.44 to run (5% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sony KD-49X8307 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Panasonic TX-49DX600 has a rating of "A" and the Samsung UE49KU6500 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Does not have an on/off switch Edit
The Panasonic TX-49DX600 does not have an on/off switch, whereas the Samsung UE49KU6500 and the Sony KD-49X8307 have an on/off switch.
6mm thicker Edit
Panasonic TX-49DX600 is 66mm thick, but the Sony KD-49X8307 is a 60mm thick TV (6mm 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 23 shops sells the Panasonic TX-49DX600, whereas 29 shops sell the Samsung UE49KU6500. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The Panasonic TX-49DX600 is older than the Samsung UE49KU6500 by two months.
3 Reasons Against
680Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE49KU6500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 120Hz, whereas the Panasonic TX-49DX600 and the Sony KD-49X8307 are both 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TVs (680Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

£6.80 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Samsung UE49KU6500 costs £144.44 to run which is £6.80 more to run than the Panasonic TX-49DX600 and £6.80 more to run than the Sony KD-49X8307. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Samsung UE49KU6500 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 6882 by number of sales in our TVs, but the Panasonic TX-49DX600 ranks No. 2630.
3 Reasons Against
More expensive by £180
The Sony KD-49X8307 is £180.09 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-49DX600 and £180.09 more expensive than the Samsung UE49KU6500.
Not as many stockists
The Sony KD-49X8307 is only stocked by 7 stores, however the Panasonic TX-49DX600 is stocked by 23 sellers and the Samsung UE49KU6500 is stocked by 29 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Older by over one year
The Sony KD-49X8307 is one year older than the Panasonic TX-49DX600 and 14 months older than the Samsung UE49KU6500.

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 449.90
Total cost of ownership £ 587.54
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 142.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 144.44
Purchase price £ 449.90
Total cost of ownership £ 594.34
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 629.99
Total cost of ownership £ 767.63
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.72T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
49" 49" 49"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz
BEST
120Hz 800Hz
BEST
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
 BMR
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 High Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
 LED
BEST
 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm 123cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Curvature Radius
Unknown - Click to provide data 3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

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

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
 'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS

Other Features

HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W
BEST
89W 84W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh
BEST
123kWh 117kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 155W
BEST
177W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog
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
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
 JPG
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Clean View Functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Clean View functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Processor Cores
4 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cloning Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning function
Unknown - Click to provide data
PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1640A Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 Samsung Slim Gender
 AC
 Samsung Slim Gender
 AC
 Samsung Slim Gender
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
E-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 E-manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
BEST
 On/off switch
BEST
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Web Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Web browser
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
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
 HEB
 LAV
 UKR
 POL
 SLK
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 HEB
 LAV
 UKR
 POL
 SLK
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 HEB
 LAV
 UKR
 POL
 SLK
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
Number of OSD Languages
27 27 Unknown - Click to provide data
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 USB
 USB

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
66mm Unknown - Click to provide data 60mm
BEST
Weight
16kg 13.9kg
BEST
14.4kg
Package Weight
21kg
BEST
21.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
18kg 16.5kg 15.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
364mm 296.2mm 201mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
699mm 698.5mm 679mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,106mm 1,096.3mm 1,093mm
BEST
Height
644mm 639.4mm 643mm
Width
1,106mm 965.2mm 1,093mm
Package Height
729mm
BEST
800mm 792mm
Package Width
1,494mm 1,330mm 1,191mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio coaxial out
PC in (D-Sub) 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+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
BEST
1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 2
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2 3
BEST
HDMI Port
3 3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Special Features

Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motionflow XR
4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 4K X-Reality Pro

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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