Samsung HG40EE590 vs Samsung UE40K5600

Samsung HG40EE590
Samsung UE40K5600

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
6kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung HG40EE590 has an annual energy consumption of 69kWh, whereas the Samsung UE40K5600 is a 75kWh annual energy consumption TV (6kWh higher). 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.

300g lighter Edit
Samsung HG40EE590 is 7.7kg heavy, but the Samsung UE40K5600 is an 8kg heavy TV (300g 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.

6 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 £8.24
Over five years the Samsung HG40EE590 is £8.24 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE40K5600. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung HG40EE590 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE40K5600 has a rating of "A".
6 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE40K5600 is a 49" TV. That's 9" larger than the Samsung HG40EE590 (49"). 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.

Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE40K5600 is two, but the Samsung HG40EE590 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE40K5600 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung HG40EE590 only has two 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.

A lot thinner Edit
The Samsung UE40K5600 has a depth of 54.9mm, however the Samsung HG40EE590 is a 72.2mm thick TV (17.3mm 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.

£138 cheaper
The Samsung UE40K5600 is £137.74 cheaper than the Samsung HG40EE590.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40K5600 is "A", whereas the rating of the Samsung HG40EE590 is "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung HG40EE590 has a display diagonal of 40", but the Samsung UE40K5600 is a 49" TV (9" 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.

One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung HG40EE590 is one, but the Samsung UE40K5600 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung HG40EE590 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE40K5600 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.

24% thicker Edit
The Samsung HG40EE590 has a depth of 72.2mm. That's 17.3mm thicker than the Samsung UE40K5600 (54.9mm). 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.

More expensive by £138
The Samsung HG40EE590 is £137.74 more expensive than the Samsung UE40K5600.
Older by two months
The Samsung HG40EE590 is two months older than the Samsung UE40K5600.
4 Reasons Against
8% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40K5600 is a 75kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 6kWh higher than the Samsung HG40EE590 (75kWh). 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.

4% heavier Edit
Samsung UE40K5600 is 8kg heavy. That's 300g heavier than the Samsung HG40EE590 (8kg). 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 3 stores sells the Samsung UE40K5600, but 9 stores sell the Samsung HG40EE590. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
10% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Samsung UE40K5600 are £88.36 which is £8.24 more than the Samsung HG40EE590 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 80.12
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 80.12
Purchase price £ 432.74
Total cost of ownership £ 512.86
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 88.36
Purchase price £ 295.00
Total cost of ownership £ 383.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 49"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
100cm 101cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

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

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Movie
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Movie
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
27 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Cores
4 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Swivel Angle Range
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
50W
BEST
54W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
69kWh
BEST
75kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 95W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
72.2mm 54.9mm
BEST
Weight
7.7kg
BEST
8kg
Package Weight
12.8kg 11kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
10.6kg 9.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
226.5mm
BEST
250.6mm
Height (with Stand)
581.8mm
BEST
604mm
Width (with Stand)
922.7mm 917.6mm
BEST
Height
522.7mm 539.7mm
Width
922.7mm 917.6mm
Package Height
617mm
BEST
625mm
Package Width
1,133mm 1,050mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro Dimming, Micro Dimming Pro
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