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Hisense H55M3300 vs Samsung UE55K5100

Hisense H55M3300 vs Samsung UE55K5100

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Hisense H55M3300
Samsung UE55K5100

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 supports Smart TV, whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 does not support Smart TV.
Internet TV Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 supports internet TV, however the Samsung UE55K5100 does not support internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 supports Wi-Fi, but the Samsung UE55K5100 does not. Read more

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

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 has an ethernet port, whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 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.

17% thinner Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 has a depth of 84mm. That's 14mm thinner than the Samsung UE55K5100 (98mm). 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) Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 does not have a common interface (CI). 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.

Cheaper by £31
The Hisense H55M3300 is £30.89 cheaper than the Samsung UE55K5100.
Better selling
The Hisense H55M3300 ranks No. 2559 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 ranks No. 73037.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Hisense H55M3300 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE55K5100 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons For
Available from 9 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £36.69
The Samsung UE55K5100 is £36.69 cheaper to run than the Hisense H55M3300 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55K5100 is "A", whereas the rating of the Hisense H55M3300 is "A".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Browsing Edit
The Hisense H55M3300 supports browsing, but the Samsung UE55K5100 does not support browsing.
Fewer sellers
The Hisense H55M3300 is only stocked by 19 sellers, but the Samsung UE55K5100 is stocked by 28 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £36.69
Over five years the running costs of the Hisense H55M3300 are £176.10 which is £36.69 more than the Samsung UE55K5100. Show assumptions.
9 Reasons Against
Does not support Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 does not support Smart TV, however the Hisense H55M3300 supports Smart TV.
Does not support internet TV Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 does not support internet TV, but the Hisense H55M3300 does. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 does not support Wi-Fi, whereas the Hisense H55M3300 supports Wi-Fi. Read more

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

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 does not have an ethernet port, however the Hisense H55M3300 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.

Does not support browsing Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 does not support browsing, whereas the Hisense H55M3300 supports browsing.
15% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55K5100 has a depth of 98mm, however the Hisense H55M3300 is an 84mm thick TV (14mm 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.

£31 more expensive
The Samsung UE55K5100 is more expensive than the Hisense H55M3300 by £30.89.
Two months older
The Samsung UE55K5100 is older than the Hisense H55M3300 by two months.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE55K5100 ranks No. 73037 by sales volume, whereas the Hisense H55M3300 ranks No. 2559.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

11 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 173.06
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 176.10
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 575.10
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 139.41
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 139.41
Purchase price £ 429.89
Total cost of ownership £ 569.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.87T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 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
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

Audio

Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
BEST
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
108W 87W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
158kWh 127kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 118W

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
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner
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
Tuner
2tuner(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung HyperReal Engine
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung HyperReal Engine
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Movie
 Movie
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Number of OSD Languages
17 27
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
84mm
BEST
98mm
Weight
15.5kg
BEST
15.6kg
Package Weight
21kg
BEST
21.2kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
241mm 224.5mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
755mm
BEST
818mm
Width (with Stand)
1,235mm 1,232.6mm
BEST
Height
717mm 752.5mm
Width
1,235mm 1,232.6mm
Package Height
833mm
BEST
847mm
Package Width
1,365mm 1,328mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Technical Details

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