Samsung UE65KS7500 vs Sony KD-65SD8505

Samsung UE65KS7500
Sony KD-65SD8505

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE65KS7500 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Sony KD-65SD8505 (20W). 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.

Zero point one more number of loudspeakerss Edit
The Samsung UE65KS7500 has two point one number of loudspeakerss, however the Sony KD-65SD8505 only has two number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

7kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE65KS7500 has an annual energy consumption of 164kWh, however the Sony KD-65SD8505 is a 171kWh annual energy consumption TV (7kWh higher). 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.

6.2kg lighter Edit
The Samsung UE65KS7500 is a 23.2kg heavy TV, whereas the Sony KD-65SD8505 is a 29.4kg heavy TV (6.2kg heavier). 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.

Cheaper by £589
The Samsung UE65KS7500 costs £589.01 less than the Sony KD-65SD8505.
13 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
6% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung UE65KS7500 is £11.05 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-65SD8505. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE65KS7500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Sony KD-65SD8505 has a rating of "A+".
2 Reasons For
800Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-65SD8505 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz, whereas the Samsung UE65KS7500 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (800Hz 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. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

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

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sony KD-65SD8505 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE65KS7500 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
800Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE65KS7500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, but the Sony KD-65SD8505 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (800Hz 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. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

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

8 Reasons Against
20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KD-65SD8505 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Samsung UE65KS7500 (20W). 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.

Zero point one less number of loudspeakerss Edit
The number of number of loudspeakerss on the Sony KD-65SD8505 is two, but the Samsung UE65KS7500 only has two point one number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

A bit higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-65SD8505 has an annual energy consumption of 171kWh, but the Samsung UE65KS7500 is a 164kWh annual energy consumption TV (7kWh lower). 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.

22% heavier Edit
The Sony KD-65SD8505 has a weight of 29.4kg, however the Samsung UE65KS7500 is a 23.2kg heavy TV (6.2kg 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.

More expensive by £589
The Sony KD-65SD8505 is £589.01 more expensive than the Samsung UE65KS7500.
Not as many stockists
The Sony KD-65SD8505 is only stocked by 18 shops, however the Samsung UE65KS7500 is stocked by 31 sellers. 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 three months
The Sony KD-65SD8505 is three months older than the Samsung UE65KS7500.
£11.05 more expensive to run over five years
The Sony KD-65SD8505 costs £200.13 to run which is £11.05 more to run than the Samsung UE65KS7500 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 189.08
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 189.08
Purchase price £ 999.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,189.07
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 197.09
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 200.13
Purchase price £ 1,589.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,789.13
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.94T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.94 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.99T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.99 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
65" 65"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2200 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Refresh Rates Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
163cm 164cm
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
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)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
27 32
BEST

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 77%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
118W
BEST
123W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
164kWh
BEST
171kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
220W
BEST
223W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 93mm
Weight
23.2kg
BEST
29.4kg
Package Weight
33kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
23.7kg
BEST
32.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
297.1mm 287mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
907.7mm 895mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,441.7mm
BEST
1,456mm
Height
830.2mm 841mm
Width
1,441.7mm 1,456mm
Package Height
943mm
BEST
988mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 211mm
Package Width
1,560mm
BEST
1,779mm

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
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
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