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Panasonic TX-55CX700 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

Panasonic TX-55CX700 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

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Panasonic TX-55CX700
Samsung UE55JU7000

Top Prices

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-55CX700 is 54mm thick, but the Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 67.4mm thick TV (13.4mm 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.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 has a common interface (CI), however the Samsung UE55JU7000 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.

6 Reasons For
£615 cheaper
The Samsung UE55JU7000 costs £579.99, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is £1,194.79.
Available from 5 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£76.52 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JU7000 only costs £133.23 to run over five years whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX700 costs £209.75 to run (57% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is "A+", but the rating of the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is "B".
Two more awards
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has 3 awards, however the Panasonic TX-55CX700 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are a bit better
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an average expert review score of 85%, but the Panasonic TX-55CX700 has an average rating of 83% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
£615 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55JU7000 by £614.80.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Panasonic TX-55CX700, whereas 6 stores sell the Samsung UE55JU7000. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is older than the Samsung UE55JU7000 by one month.
57% higher running costs over five years
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 costs £209.75 to run which is £76.52 more to run than the Samsung UE55JU7000 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Samsung UE55JU7000 has a rating of "A+".
Fewer awards
Whilst the Panasonic TX-55CX700 has received 1 award, the Samsung UE55JU7000 has received 3 awards.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic TX-55CX700's average expert rating is 83%, however the Samsung UE55JU7000's is 85% (based on 9 reviews).
1 Reason Against
13.4mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 67.4mm thick TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is a 54mm thick TV (13.4mm 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.

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

26 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 206.71
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 209.75
Purchase price £ 1,194.79
Total cost of ownership £ 1,404.54
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 579.99
Total cost of ownership £ 713.22
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.0T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
27
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 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
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
 Brilliant Contrast
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
129W 82W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
179kWh 114kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 200 - 240
 200 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 218W
Input Voltage
 240
 200 - 240
 240
 200 - 240

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-C
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 WAV
 AC3
 EAC3
 RTX
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
 3GP
 MP2
 WAV
 AC3
 EAC3
 RTX
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
 3GP
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Teletext
1,500 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
 Browser supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
54mm
BEST
67.4mm
Weight
18kg 15.4kg
BEST
Package Weight
24kg 23.6kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
19kg 18.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
242mm
BEST
277.7mm
Height (with Stand)
762mm
BEST
770.5mm
Width (with Stand)
1,237mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Height
717mm 718.3mm
Width
1,237mm 1,242.6mm
Package Height
837mm 812mm
BEST
Package Width
1,615mm 1,415mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Outputs
1 1
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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
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