Panasonic TX-55CX700 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

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Panasonic TX-55CX700
Samsung UE55JU7000

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
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.

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.

9 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Panasonic TX-55CX700 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55JU7000 is four, but the Panasonic TX-55CX700 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.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 65kWh lower than the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (114kWh). 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.

17% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has a weight of 15.4kg. That's 2.6kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (15.4kg). 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.

£346 cheaper
The Samsung UE55JU7000 costs £849.00, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is £1,194.79.
Available from 4 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".
Expert reviews are better
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an average expert review score of 85%, but the Panasonic TX-55CX700 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has three 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has four 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.

37% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is a 179kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 65kWh higher than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (114kWh). 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.

2.6kg heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is an 18kg heavy TV. That's 2.6kg heavier than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (15.4kg). 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.

£346 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55JU7000 by £345.79.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Panasonic TX-55CX700, whereas 5 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.
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+".
Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic TX-55CX700's average expert rating is 80%, however the Samsung UE55JU7000's is 85% (based on 9 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 does not have a common interface (CI), whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX700 has 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.

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

No awards found 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

23 months Ago 22 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 £ 849.00
Total cost of ownership £ 982.23
Details

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
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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 Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
26 27
BEST
Picture-and-Text
 Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 WAV
 AC3
 EAC3
 RTX
 AAC++
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
 MP2
 WAV
 AC3
 EAC3
 RTX
 AAC++
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
 Voice control
Teletext
1,500 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

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

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
129W 82W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption (average)
129W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

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

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
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
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