Panasonic TX-55CR430 vs Samsung UE60JU6000

Panasonic TX-55CR430
Samsung UE60JU6000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR430 is 3D, whereas the Samsung UE60JU6000 is not 3D. Read more

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. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR430 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE60JU6000 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

3.4kg lighter Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR430 is a 17.5kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE60JU6000 is a 20.9kg heavy TV (3.4kg 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 £300
The Panasonic TX-55CR430 costs £300 less than the Samsung UE60JU6000.
4 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is a 60" TV. That's 5" larger than the Panasonic TX-55CR430 (60"). 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.

24% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is a 132kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 31kWh lower than the Panasonic TX-55CR430 (132kWh). 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.

17% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is £30.28 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-55CR430 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE60JU6000 is "A+", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-55CR430 is "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR430 has a display diagonal of 55", whereas the Samsung UE60JU6000 is a 60" TV (5" larger). 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.

20% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR430 has an annual energy consumption of 163kWh, however the Samsung UE60JU6000 is a 132kWh annual energy consumption TV (31kWh 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.

£30.28 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Panasonic TX-55CR430 costs £182.51 to run which is £30.28 more to run than the Samsung UE60JU6000. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-55CR430 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE60JU6000 is "A+".
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is not 3D, however the Panasonic TX-55CR430 is 3D. Read more

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. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE60JU6000 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Panasonic TX-55CR430 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

3.4kg heavier Edit
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is a 20.9kg heavy TV. That's 3.4kg heavier than the Panasonic TX-55CR430 (20.9kg). 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.

£300 more expensive
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-55CR430 by £300.
Five months older
The Samsung UE60JU6000 is older than the Panasonic TX-55CR430 by five months.

Date Released

22 months Ago 27 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 179.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 182.51
Purchase price £ 699.00
Total cost of ownership £ 881.51
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 152.23
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 152.23
Purchase price £ 999.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,151.23
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.76T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 60"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
139.7cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 RMR
 RMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
140cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
 Skype
 Skype
BEST
Video Apps
 Sky Online
 Sky Online
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Custom
 Music
 Movie

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Dynamic
 Store
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Dynamic
 Store
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
31
BEST
27

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Smartphone Remote Support
 Smartphone remote support
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
112W 95W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
163kWh 132kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
17.5kg
BEST
20.9kg
Package Weight
24kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
1490 x 920 x 190 789.5 x 1363.6 x 64
Depth (with Stand)
344mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
775mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,232mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
713mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,232mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
920mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,490mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Technical Details

Network Streaming Services Supported
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Other Features
Ambient Sensor Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
1232 x 775 x 344 Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring Screen mirroring
Stereo Sound
Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Picture Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD Upscaling
Audio Power
25 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB
Unknown - Click to provide data DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner
HDMI 2
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxHxD)
1232 x 775 x 344 Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV Applications
BBC iPlayer,Netflix,YouTube,App store: Panasonic App Store,Custom homepage,Full internet browser,Facebook,Twitter Catch up TV - App store: Samsung App Store - Full internet browser - Social media - Skype-compatible
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
1232 x 713 x 107 Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
Panasonic VIERA TX-55CR430B Smart 3D Ultra HD 4k 55 Curved LED TV,Remote control,User manual,AC power cable,Batteries,Screws Samsung UE60JU6000 Smart 4k Ultra HD 60" LED TV - Standard remote control - Wall mount supports - User manual - AC power cable

Special Features

Photo Share
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo Share
Football Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Football mode
X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
 X-Reality PRO
Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Triluminos Display
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ClearAudio+
Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motionflow XR
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Dynamic Contrasting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dynamic contrasting
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ClearAudio+
ConnectShare
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ConnectShare
4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 4K X-Reality Pro
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