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Panasonic TX-50CX700 vs Samsung UE50JU6400

Panasonic TX-50CX700 vs Samsung UE50JU6400

Panasonic TX-50CX700
Samsung UE50JU6400

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX700 is a 3D TV, however the Samsung UE50JU6400 is not 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

17.2mm thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX700 is a 46mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6400 is a 63.2mm thick TV (17.2mm 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.

£519 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-50CX700 costs £479.99, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6400 is £999.00.
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-50CX700 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE50JU6400 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6400 is a 900Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz faster than the Panasonic TX-50CX700 (900Hz). 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.

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

2% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE50JU6400 only costs £149.25 to run over five years but the Panasonic TX-50CX700 costs £152.06 to run (2% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE50JU6400 is "A", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-50CX700 is "A".
Expert reviews are better
The Samsung UE50JU6400 has an average expert review score of 86% based on 2 reviews, however the Panasonic TX-50CX700 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
100Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX700 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the Samsung UE50JU6400 (900Hz). 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.

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

Four months older
The Panasonic TX-50CX700 is older than the Samsung UE50JU6400 by four months.
More expensive to run over five years by 2%
The running costs of the Panasonic TX-50CX700 are £152.06 which is £2.81 more than the Samsung UE50JU6400 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic TX-50CX700 has an average expert rating of 80%, but the Samsung UE50JU6400 has an average expert rating of 86% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6400 is not 3D, however the Panasonic TX-50CX700 is. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

17.2mm thicker Edit
Samsung UE50JU6400 is 63.2mm thick, but the Panasonic TX-50CX700 is a 46mm thick TV (17.2mm 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.

£519 more expensive
The Samsung UE50JU6400 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-50CX700 by £519.01.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Samsung UE50JU6400, whereas 3 retailers sell the Panasonic TX-50CX700. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 152.06
Purchase price £ 479.99
Total cost of ownership £ 632.05
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 147.42
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 149.25
Purchase price £ 999.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,148.25
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.74T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
50" 50"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
High Frequency Rate
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz 900Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm
BEST
125cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data HD
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Twitter
 Skype
 Twitter
 Skype
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Operating System Version
Firefox O/S Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
93W 92W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
126kWh
BEST
128kWh
AC Input Voltage
 200 - 240
 200 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 189W
Input Voltage
 240
 200 - 240
 240
 200 - 240

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

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

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
1,500 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus
Teletext Standards
 Mega TTX
 Mega TTX

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Natural
 Movie
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
26 27
BEST
Picture-and-Text
 Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
46mm
BEST
63.2mm
Weight
16.5kg 12.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
21kg 18kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
17.5kg 14.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
242mm
BEST
254.6mm
Height (with Stand)
695mm 688.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,121mm
BEST
1,128.9mm
Height
650mm 654.4mm
Width
1,121mm 1,128.9mm
Package Height
768mm 740mm
BEST
Package Width
1,143mm
BEST
1,347mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
 1.3
 1.3
BEST
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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