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Panasonic TX-40DX700 vs Samsung UE40KU6400 vs Samsung UE40KU6470

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.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Samsung UE40KU6470 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
£1 cheaper
The Samsung UE40KU6400 costs £111 less than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and costs £0.99 less than the Samsung UE40KU6470.
Available from 37 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.
26% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is £36.46 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 over five years. Read more
More popular
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1347 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 2578.
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".
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 68 reviews, the Samsung UE40KU6400 has an average user review score of 90%, however the Samsung UE40KU6470 has an average rating of 80% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Timeshift Edit
The Samsung UE40KU6470 supports timeshift, however the Samsung UE40KU6400 does not support timeshift.
Cheaper to run by £36.46
The Samsung UE40KU6470 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 UE40KU6470 is "A", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B" and the rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
£111 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by £111 and more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6470 by £110.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 25 stores sells the Panasonic TX-40DX700, but 40 shops 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.
Three months older
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is older than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by three months and older than the Samsung UE40KU6470 by three months.
36% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 are £137.64 which is £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40KU6400 and £36.46 more than the Samsung UE40KU6470. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 2578 by sales volume, whereas the Samsung UE40KU6400 ranks No. 1347.
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".
1 Reason Against
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.

4 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.

£1 more expensive
The Samsung UE40KU6470 is more expensive than the Samsung UE40KU6400 by £0.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 sellers sells the Samsung UE40KU6470, but 25 retailers sell the Panasonic TX-40DX700 and 40 retailers 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.
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung UE40KU6470 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung UE40KU6400 is 90% (based on 68 reviews).

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Date Released

14 months Ago 11 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 £ 460.00
Total cost of ownership £ 597.64
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 349.00
Total cost of ownership £ 450.18
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 349.99
Total cost of ownership £ 451.17
Details

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.
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
 3D
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 Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
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
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
BEST
 LED
 QLED
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

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
Multiroom Audio Technology
 Samsung Multiroom Link
 Samsung Multiroom Link
 Samsung Multiroom Link

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
 'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
BEST
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
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5
 1.5

Other Features

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

Design

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

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 125W 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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Performance

Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
 JPG
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Digital Clean View Functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Clean View functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 4 4
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus
USB Cloning Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning function
Unknown - Click to provide data
PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1680A TM1680A
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
E-Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 E-manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

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

Networking

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

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Game
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Game
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Game
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
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

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

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
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 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2 2
HDMI Port
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3 1.3
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