Panasonic TX-40DX700 vs Samsung UE40JU6740

Panasonic TX-40DX700
Samsung UE40JU6740

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
200Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400Hz, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6740 is only a 1,200Hz 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. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

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

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE40JU6740 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.

Local dimming Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 features local dimming, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6740 does not. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Better selling
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1994 by number of sales, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 ranks No. 411668.
6 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE40JU6740 is three, but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 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 Samsung UE40JU6740 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 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 UE40JU6740 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 31kWh lower than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (86kWh). 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE40JU6740 is 8.1kg heavy. That's 3.4kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (8.1kg). 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.

Cheaper to run by £36.46
The Samsung UE40JU6740 only costs £101.18 to run over five years however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 costs £137.64 to run (36% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40JU6740 is "A", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE40JU6740 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.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is three, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 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.

31kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, but the Samsung UE40JU6740 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV (31kWh lower). 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.

3.4kg heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a weight of 11.5kg, however the Samsung UE40JU6740 is an 8.1kg heavy TV (3.4kg lighter). 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £36.46
The running costs of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 are £137.64 which is £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40JU6740 over five years. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B", but the rating of the Samsung UE40JU6740 is "A".
6 Reasons Against
17% slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 is a 1,200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz slower than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (1,200Hz). 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. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

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

Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 does not have a common interface (CI), however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 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.

Does not feature local dimming Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6740 does not feature local dimming, but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 does. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

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Eleven months older
The Samsung UE40JU6740 is older than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 by eleven months.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE40JU6740 ranks No. 411668 by sales volume, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1994.

Date Released

10 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 475.00
Total cost of ownership £ 612.64
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz
BEST
1,200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
 Brilliant Contrast
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
100cm 101cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

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

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 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 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

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
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
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)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
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
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Natural
 Game
 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)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
Number of OSD Languages
27 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W 62W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 86kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 132W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
40mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
11.5kg 8.1kg
BEST
Package Weight
16kg 11kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
12.5kg 9kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
203mm
BEST
288mm
Height (with Stand)
559mm
BEST
599.5mm
Width (with Stand)
895mm
BEST
918.5mm
Height
514mm 536.4mm
Width
895mm 918.5mm
Package Height
611mm
BEST
616mm
Package Width
1,223mm 1,136mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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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