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Philips 40PFS6909 vs Samsung UE48JU6470

Philips 40PFS6909 vs Samsung UE48JU6470

Philips 40PFS6909
Samsung UE48JU6470

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a 3D TV, whereas the Samsung UE48JU6470 is not 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.

Slightly thinner Edit
Philips 40PFS6909 is 61mm thick, but the Samsung UE48JU6470 is a 63.3mm thick TV (2.3mm 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 Philips 40PFS6909 has a common interface (CI) slot, however the Samsung UE48JU6470 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.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 40PFS6909 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE48JU6470 is "A+".
2 Reasons For
17% larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE48JU6470 has a display diagonal of 48", however the Philips 40PFS6909 is only a 40" TV (8" smaller). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE48JU6470 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Philips 40PFS6909 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
8" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Philips 40PFS6909 is a 40" TV. That's 8" smaller than the Samsung UE48JU6470 (48"). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

Five months older
The Philips 40PFS6909 is older than the Samsung UE48JU6470 by five months.
3 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE48JU6470 is not 3D, but the Philips 40PFS6909 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.

4% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE48JU6470 is a 63.3mm thick TV. That's 2.3mm thicker than the Philips 40PFS6909 (63.3mm). 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.

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Date Released

32 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 68.90
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 70.73
Purchase price £ 499.99
Total cost of ownership £ 570.72
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
40" 48"
BEST
HD Type
 4K
 4K
BEST
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
High Frequency Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
600Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm 121cm
BEST

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Smart TV

Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Skype
BEST
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Skype
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Music Apps
 Spotify
 Spotify
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
43W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
62kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 176W

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Audio Formats Supported
 AMR
 MP3
 M4A
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 AMR
 MP3
 M4A
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPS
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPS
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
 Auto power off system
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
61mm
BEST
63.3mm
Weight
9.5kg
BEST
11.4kg
Package Weight
13.3kg
BEST
15.9kg
Weight With Stand
12kg
BEST
13.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
232mm
BEST
254.6mm
Height (with Stand)
592mm
BEST
676.8mm
Width (with Stand)
911mm
BEST
1,087.1mm
Height
540mm 630.9mm
Width
911mm 1,087.1mm
Package Height
630mm
BEST
715mm
Package Width
1,070mm
BEST
1,305mm

Ports & Interfaces

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

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data
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