Panasonic TX-40DX700 vs Samsung UE40KU6400 vs Samsung UE40KU6470

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Panasonic TX-40DX700
Samsung UE40KU6400
Samsung UE40KU6470

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
A lot thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a depth of 40mm, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 are both 54.6mm thick TVs (14.6mm 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.

More popular
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1994 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 5896.
6 Reasons For
37% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6470. 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.

2.3kg lighter Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a 9.2kg heavy TV, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6470. That's 2.3kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (9.2kg). 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.

£57 cheaper
The Samsung UE40KU6400 costs £57.40 less than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and costs £131.40 less than the Samsung UE40KU6470.
Available from 43 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
28% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is £38.29 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and £1.83 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE40KU6470 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is "A", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B" and the rating of the Samsung UE40KU6470 is "A".
5 Reasons For
Timeshift Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 has a timeshift, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 does not have a timeshift.
PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 has a PC in (D-Sub), whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and the Samsung UE40KU6400 do not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is an 86kWh annual energy consumption TV, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6400. 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 UE40KU6470 is 9.2kg heavy, and so does the Samsung UE40KU6400. That's 2.3kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (9.2kg). 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.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40KU6470 is "A", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B" and the rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is "A".

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 does not have a PC in (D-Sub) (As does the the Samsung UE40KU6400), however the Samsung UE40KU6470 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

27% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 31kWh higher than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 (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.

Heavier Edit
Panasonic TX-40DX700 is 11.5kg heavy. That's 2.3kg heavier than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and the Samsung UE40KU6470 (9.2kg). 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.

£57 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by £57.40.
Fewer sellers
Only 30 sellers sells the Panasonic TX-40DX700, but 46 retailers sell the Samsung UE40KU6400. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Two months older
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by two months. The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is the same age as the Samsung UE40KU6470.
39% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 are £137.64 which is £38.29 more than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40KU6470. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 has a rating of "A" and the Samsung UE40KU6470 has a rating of "A".
4 Reasons Against
Does not have a timeshift Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 does not have a timeshift, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6470 does.
Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6400 does not have a PC in (D-Sub) (As does the the Panasonic TX-40DX700), but the Samsung UE40KU6470 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

A lot thicker Edit
Samsung UE40KU6400 is 54.6mm thick (as does the Samsung UE40KU6470), but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 40mm thick TV (14.6mm 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.

Worse selling
The Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 5896 by sales volume, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1994.
5 Reasons Against
14.6mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 has a depth of 54.6mm (as does the Samsung UE40KU6400), however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 40mm thick TV (14.6mm 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.

£131 more expensive
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 by £74 and more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by £131.40.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 stores sells the Samsung UE40KU6470, but 30 shops sell the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and 46 stores sell the Samsung UE40KU6400. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Two months older
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by two months. The Samsung UE40KU6470 is the same age as the Panasonic TX-40DX700.
More expensive to run over five years by 2%
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE40KU6470 are £101.18 which is £1.83 more than the Samsung UE40KU6400. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

10 months Ago 8 months Ago 11 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 £ -
Total running cost £ 99.35
Purchase price £ 417.60
Total cost of ownership £ 516.95
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 549.00
Total cost of ownership £ 650.18
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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.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
 BMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1500 1600
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
100cm 101cm
BEST
100cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
 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
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
BEST
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Natural
 Game
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Natural
 Game
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Natural
 Game
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
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
 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 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 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++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Cores
4 4 4
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W 62W
BEST
62W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
BEST
 A
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 86kWh
BEST
86kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 120W
BEST
125W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
40mm
BEST
54.6mm 54.6mm
Weight
11.5kg 9.2kg
BEST
9.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
16kg 13.4kg 12.5kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
12.5kg 11.5kg 10.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
203mm
BEST
264.2mm 304mm
Height (with Stand)
559mm
BEST
578.9mm 575.2mm
Width (with Stand)
895mm
BEST
905.7mm 905.7mm
Height
514mm 520.6mm 520.6mm
Width
895mm 905.7mm 905.7mm
Package Height
611mm 630mm 609mm
BEST
Package Width
1,223mm 1,050mm 1,033mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1640A TM1680A
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

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

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD Unknown - Click to provide data
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