Panasonic TX-40DX700 vs Samsung UE40JU6400

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Panasonic TX-40DX700
Samsung UE40JU6400

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a common interface (CI), however the Samsung UE40JU6400 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.

57% thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-40DX700 is 40mm thick. That's 22.6mm thinner than the Samsung UE40JU6400 (62.6mm). 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.

25 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
7 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6400 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE40JU6400 is four, but 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.

A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6400 has an annual energy consumption of 86kWh, but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV (31kWh higher). 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.

A lot lighter Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6400 has a weight of 7.7kg, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is an 11.5kg heavy TV (3.8kg heavier). 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 by £20
The Samsung UE40JU6400 costs £399.00, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is £419.00.
£36.46 cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung UE40JU6400 only costs £101.18 to run whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX700 costs £137.64 to run (36% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE40JU6400 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6400 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 Panasonic TX-40DX700 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE40JU6400 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, however the Samsung UE40JU6400 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.

3.8kg heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is an 11.5kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE40JU6400 is a 7.7kg heavy TV (3.8kg 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.

More expensive by £20
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is £20 more expensive than the Samsung UE40JU6400.
Higher running costs over five years by £36.46
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40DX700 costs £137.64 to run which is £36.46 more to run than the Samsung UE40JU6400. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is "B", however the rating of the Samsung UE40JU6400 is "A".
4 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6400 does not have a common interface (CI), whereas 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.

Thicker Edit
The Samsung UE40JU6400 is a 62.6mm thick TV. That's 22.6mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (62.6mm). 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.

Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE40JU6400 is only stocked by 4 shops, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is stocked by 29 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Older by eleven months
The Samsung UE40JU6400 is eleven months older than the Panasonic TX-40DX700.

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Date Released

11 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 £ 419.00
Total cost of ownership £ 556.64
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 101.18
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 500.18
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 900
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 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
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
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

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data HD
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
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
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
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
 1.3
 1.3
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
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)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
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
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
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
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
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 147W

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
BEST
62.6mm
Weight
11.5kg 7.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
16kg 11kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
12.5kg 9.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
203mm
BEST
241.6mm
Height (with Stand)
559mm
BEST
582.2mm
Width (with Stand)
895mm
BEST
917.7mm
Height
514mm 535.7mm
Width
895mm 917.7mm
Package Height
611mm 596mm
BEST
Package Width
1,223mm 1,130mm
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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