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Samsung UE55KU6470 vs Sony KD-55XD8005

Samsung UE55KU6470 vs Sony KD-55XD8005

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Samsung UE55KU6470
Sony KD-55XD8005

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
74% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6470 is a 1,500Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 1,100Hz faster than the Sony KD-55XD8005 (400Hz). 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.

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

£205 cheaper
The Samsung UE55KU6470 costs £205 less than the Sony KD-55XD8005.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55KU6470 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KD-55XD8005 is "A".
4 Reasons For
26% thinner Edit
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has a depth of 44mm. That's 11.2mm thinner than the Samsung UE55KU6470 (44mm). 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.

12 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £27.64
Over five years the Sony KD-55XD8005 is £27.64 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55KU6470. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE55KU6470 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Thicker Edit
Samsung UE55KU6470 is 55.2mm thick, but the Sony KD-55XD8005 is a 44mm thick TV (11.2mm 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.

Less retailers
Only 3 shops sells the Samsung UE55KU6470, whereas 15 shops sell the Sony KD-55XD8005. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 18%
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE55KU6470 are £179.70 which is £27.64 more than the Sony KD-55XD8005. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
1,100Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has a motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz, however the Samsung UE55KU6470 is a 1,500Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (1,100Hz 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.

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

More expensive by £205
The Sony KD-55XD8005 is £205 more expensive than the Samsung UE55KU6470.
Older by four months
The Sony KD-55XD8005 is four months older than the Samsung UE55KU6470.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

7 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 179.70
Purchase price £ 574.99
Total cost of ownership £ 754.69
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 152.06
Purchase price £ 779.99
Total cost of ownership £ 932.05
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 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" 55"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,500Hz
BEST
400Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1500 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Ultra Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Ultra Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Refresh Rate Supported
 50 Hz
 50 Hz
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 139cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android

Other Features

Stand Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 466mm

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 76%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
111W 93W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
154kWh 129kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
170W Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Not supported
 Not supported

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles
 Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Sony TRILUMINOS Display
 Sony TRILUMINOS Display
BD Wise Plus
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Remote Control Type
TM1680A RMF-TX200E
Cables Included
 AC
 SCART
 AC
 SCART
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing
Web Browser
 Web browser
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 LAT
Number of OSD Languages
27 32
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.2mm 44mm
BEST
Weight
16.9kg 14.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
25.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
19.1kg 18kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
334.1mm 262mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
783.7mm 769mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,237.2mm 1,231mm
BEST
Height
716.1mm 717mm
Width
1,237.2mm 1,231mm
Package Height
819mm
BEST
825mm
Package Width
1,425mm
BEST
1,552mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
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
2
BEST
1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out
Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Light sensor
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