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Samsung T32E310 vs Sony KDL-32R503

Samsung T32E310 vs Sony KDL-32R503

Samsung T32E310
Sony KDL-32R503

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung T32E310 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the Sony KDL-32R503 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

£120 cheaper
The Samsung T32E310 costs £120.02 less than the Sony KDL-32R503.
Available from 10 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
9% cheaper to run
The Samsung T32E310 only costs £47.91 to run over five years but the Sony KDL-32R503 costs £52.71 to run (10% more). Read more
More popular
The Samsung T32E310 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 155666 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Sony KDL-32R503 ranks No. 241034.
3 Reasons For
Wi-Fi Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 supports Wi-Fi, but the Samsung T32E310 does not. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an ethernet port, whereas the Samsung T32E310 does not have an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Significantly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Sony KDL-32R503 is 60% based on 1 review, whereas the average rating of the Samsung T32E310 is 20% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung T32E310 does not support Wi-Fi, however the Sony KDL-32R503 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The Samsung T32E310 does not have an ethernet port, but the Sony KDL-32R503 has an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Vastly Lower user review Score
The Samsung T32E310's average user rating is only 20%, however the Sony KDL-32R503's is 60% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a 10W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung T32E310 (10W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

More expensive by £120
The Sony KDL-32R503 is £120.02 more expensive than the Samsung T32E310.
Fewer sellers
The Sony KDL-32R503 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Samsung T32E310 is stocked by 11 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by three months
The Sony KDL-32R503 is three months older than the Samsung T32E310.
Higher running costs over five years by £4.80
The running costs of the Sony KDL-32R503 are £52.71 which is £4.80 more than the Samsung T32E310 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 241034 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Samsung T32E310 ranks No. 155666.

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 47.91
Purchase price £ 179.97
Total cost of ownership £ 227.88
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 49.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 52.71
Purchase price £ 299.99
Total cost of ownership £ 352.70
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.24T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.26T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
81.28cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Response Time
5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 14:9
 Zoom
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
81.28cm
BEST
80cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 х 768
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 х 768
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°

Features

Automatic Shut Off
 Automatic shut off
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Audio Power
10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Surround Modes
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
28W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
41kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
69W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
BEST

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
52mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
4.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
7.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
5.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
467mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
721mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
424.8mm 441mm
Width
721.4mm 738mm
Package Height
516mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
845mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2 2
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out
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