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Samsung UE43KS7500 vs Sony KD-49XD8088

Samsung UE43KS7500 vs Sony KD-49XD8088

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Samsung UE43KS7500
Sony KD-49XD8088

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Sony KD-49XD8088 (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 loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is a two point one loudspeaker TV, whereas the Sony KD-49XD8088 only has two loudspeakers. 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.

Cheaper by £51
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is £50.99 cheaper than the Sony KD-49XD8088.
8 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 £17.23
Over five years the Samsung UE43KS7500 is £17.23 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-49XD8088. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE43KS7500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Sony KD-49XD8088 has a rating of "A".
5 Reasons For
6" larger display diagonal Edit
The Sony KD-49XD8088 has a display diagonal of 49", whereas the Samsung UE43KS7500 is only a 43" TV (6" smaller). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-49XD8088 has a motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz, but the Samsung UE43KS7500 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz 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.

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

89% thinner Edit
Sony KD-49XD8088 is 44mm thick. That's 39.1mm thinner than the Samsung UE43KS7500 (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.

Better selling
The Sony KD-49XD8088 ranks No. 2166 by number of sales, however the Samsung UE43KS7500 ranks No. 50953.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Sony KD-49XD8088 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Samsung UE43KS7500 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE43KS7500 has a display diagonal of 43", but the Sony KD-49XD8088 is a 49" TV (6" larger). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

Vastly slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE43KS7500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, however the Sony KD-49XD8088 is a 400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz 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.

48% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE43KS7500 has a depth of 83.1mm. That's 39.1mm thicker than the Sony KD-49XD8088 (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.

Less popular
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 50953 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Sony KD-49XD8088 ranks No. 2166.
6 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KD-49XD8088 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Samsung UE43KS7500 (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 loudspeakers Edit
The Sony KD-49XD8088 has two loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE43KS7500 only has two point one loudspeakers. 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.

More expensive by £51
The Sony KD-49XD8088 is £50.99 more expensive than the Samsung UE43KS7500.
Less retailers
The Sony KD-49XD8088 is only stocked by 9 sellers, whereas the Samsung UE43KS7500 is stocked by 17 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Older by ten months
The Sony KD-49XD8088 is ten months older than the Samsung UE43KS7500.
Higher running costs over five years by £17.23
The Sony KD-49XD8088 costs £131.23 to run which is £17.23 more to run than the Samsung UE43KS7500 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00
Purchase price £ 529.00
Total cost of ownership £ 643.00
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 128.19
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 131.23
Purchase price £ 579.99
Total cost of ownership £ 711.22
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43" 49"
BEST
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 400Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 QLED
 LED
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 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm 123cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Curvature Radius
3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
2
BEST
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 Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
Multiroom Audio Technology
 Samsung Multiroom Link
 Samsung Multiroom Link

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
 Video on demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
 'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5

Other Features

Stand Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 510mm

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 76%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
70W
BEST
80W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
97kWh
BEST
114kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
135W 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
Twin Tuner
 Twin tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 VRO
 SVI
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 VRO
 SVI
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 ALAC
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 ALAC
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Recording
 USB recording
 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
Digital Clean View Functionality
 Digital Clean View functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 PSB
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
 SUB
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 PSB
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
Unknown - Click to provide data
MBR Support
 MBR support
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cloning Function
 USB cloning function
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
Unknown - Click to provide data
PurColor
 PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Depth Enhancer
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Peak Illuminator Pro
 Peak Illuminator Pro
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
Unknown - Click to provide data RMF-TX200E
Cleaning Cloth
 Cleaning cloth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
E-Manual
 E-manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
Number of OSD Languages
27 32
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Weight & Dimensions

Depth
83.1mm 44mm
BEST
Weight
10.3kg
BEST
12.3kg
Package Weight
13.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
10.6kg
BEST
14.2kg
Depth (with Stand)
205.6mm
BEST
216mm
Height (with Stand)
622.9mm
BEST
686mm
Width (with Stand)
956.5mm
BEST
1,093mm
Height
554.5mm 639mm
Width
956.5mm 1,093mm
Package Height
624mm
BEST
785mm
Package Width
1,030mm
BEST
1,213mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
3
BEST
1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232C Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

RF Input
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Light sensor
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 DAN
 DUT
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
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