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Philips 32PHK4101 vs Samsung UE32J4570

Philips 32PHK4101 vs Samsung UE32J4570

Philips 32PHK4101
Samsung UE32J4570

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 32PHK4101 has an RMS rated power of 16W, whereas the Samsung UE32J4570 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (6W 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.

£14 cheaper
The Philips 32PHK4101 costs £241.29, whereas the Samsung UE32J4570 is £254.83.
£9.62 cheaper to run
The Philips 32PHK4101 only costs £49.90 to run over five years whereas the Samsung UE32J4570 costs £59.52 to run (19% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 32PHK4101 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE32J4570 is "A".
5 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE32J4570 supports Smart TV, but the Philips 32PHK4101 does not.
Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung UE32J4570 supports Wi-Fi, however the Philips 32PHK4101 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Samsung UE32J4570 has an ethernet port, but the Philips 32PHK4101 does not have an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

8mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE32J4570 is a 69mm thick TV, whereas the Philips 32PHK4101 is a 77mm thick TV (8mm 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.

Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not support Smart TV Edit
The Philips 32PHK4101 does not support Smart TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J4570 supports Smart TV.
Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The Philips 32PHK4101 does not support Wi-Fi, but the Samsung UE32J4570 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The Philips 32PHK4101 does not have an ethernet port, whereas the Samsung UE32J4570 has an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

8mm thicker Edit
The Philips 32PHK4101 is a 77mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J4570 is a 69mm thick TV (8mm 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Philips 32PHK4101, however 2 shops sell the Samsung UE32J4570. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
5 Reasons Against
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE32J4570 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Philips 32PHK4101 is a 16W RMS rated power TV (6W higher). 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.

£14 more expensive
The Samsung UE32J4570 is more expensive than the Philips 32PHK4101 by £13.54.
Eight months older
The Samsung UE32J4570 is older than the Philips 32PHK4101 by eight months.
19% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE32J4570 are £59.52 which is £9.62 more than the Philips 32PHK4101. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Samsung UE32J4570 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Philips 32PHK4101 has a rating of "A+".

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Date Released

12 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 49.90
Purchase price £ 241.29
Total cost of ownership £ 291.19
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 57.69
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 59.52
Purchase price £ 254.83
Total cost of ownership £ 314.35
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1366 x 768
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Refresh Rate Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm 80cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 x 768
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 x 768

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV

Other Features

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.76kg

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indication
 Signal strength indication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
30W
BEST
36W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (average)
30W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
44kWh
BEST
53kWh
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star 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-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 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
 WMV9
 AVC
 M-JPEG
 DIVX
 VC-1
 VP8
 RV
 MVC
 MPEG4-SP
 ASP
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 WMV9
 AVC
 M-JPEG
 DIVX
 VC-1
 VP8
 RV
 MVC
 MPEG4-SP
 ASP
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AIFF
 FLAC
 MIDI
 OGG
 MID
 ALAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AIFF
 FLAC
 MIDI
 OGG
 MID
 ALAC
Image Formats Supported
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPEG XR
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
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 Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Teletext Standards
 Hyper-text
 Hyper-text

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
AAA 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
Number of Batteries Supported
 Number of batteries supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 100 x 100
 100 x 100
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
BEST

Management Features

Picture Mute (for Radio)
 Picture mute (for radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
Playback Modes
 Pause
 Pause
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Auto upgrade wizard

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
77mm 69mm
BEST
Weight
4.9kg 3.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
6.7kg 5.8kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
5kg 4kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
477mm 466.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
726mm
BEST
745.4mm
Height
439mm 442.2mm
Width
726mm 745.4mm
Package Height
506mm 503mm
BEST
Package Width
786mm
BEST
924mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Operational Conditions

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

Technical Details

Audio Codecs
Unknown - Click to provide data MPEG, MPEG4, FLAC, OGG, WMA, WAV, MIDI APE, AIFF, ALAC
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