Samsung HG32ED690 vs Samsung UE48J5600

Samsung HG32ED690
Samsung UE48J5600

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung HG32ED690 has a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE48J5600 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.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung HG32ED690 has a PC in (D-Sub), but the Samsung UE48J5600 does not have 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.

4% thinner Edit
The Samsung HG32ED690 is a 64.9mm thick TV. That's 2.2mm thinner than the Samsung UE48J5600 (67.1mm). 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.

2x lighter Edit
The Samsung HG32ED690 has a weight of 5kg, however the Samsung UE48J5600 is an 11.3kg heavy TV (6.3kg 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.

£54.88 cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung HG32ED690 is £54.88 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE48J5600. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung HG32ED690 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE48J5600 has a rating of "A+".
2 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE48J5600 is a 48" TV. That's 16" larger than the Samsung HG32ED690 (48"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE48J5600 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung HG32ED690 is "A+".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
A lot smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung HG32ED690 has a display diagonal of 32", however the Samsung UE48J5600 is a 48" TV (16" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Older by one month
The Samsung HG32ED690 is one month older than the Samsung UE48J5600.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE48J5600 does not have a common interface (CI), however the Samsung HG32ED690 does. 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.

Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE48J5600 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), however the Samsung HG32ED690 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.

Marginally thicker Edit
The Samsung UE48J5600 has a depth of 67.1mm, however the Samsung HG32ED690 is a 64.9mm thick TV (2.2mm 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.

56% heavier Edit
Samsung UE48J5600 is 11.3kg heavy. That's 6.3kg heavier than the Samsung HG32ED690 (11.3kg). 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.

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104% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE48J5600 are £107.59 which is £54.88 more than the Samsung HG32ED690. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 49.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 52.71
Purchase price £ 419.50
Total cost of ownership £ 472.21
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 105.76
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 107.59

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 48"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 121cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Welcome Message
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Home Menu
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
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+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 2
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4a
BEST
 1.4a
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RJ-12 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
 Browser supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Web Browser
 Web browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
H.Browser Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
 Automatic shut off function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Music
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Music
 Natural
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 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
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
27 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
LYNK SINC Server Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
My Channel Function
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Music Mode Backlight On/off
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Soundbar Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Source Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
LYNK DRM Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Smoovie Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
 Wide color enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Clock Function
 Clock function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung HyperReal Engine
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung HyperReal Engine
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software Clock
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cloning
 USB cloning
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hospitality Plug and Play
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
External Clock Dimming Control
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
External Clock Compatibility
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Clock Back Up Supply
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Security Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Ergonomics

Swivel Angle Range
90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Screwed Battery Cover
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi Code Remote Control
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power On Mode
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
31W
BEST
66W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
24W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
86W
BEST
127W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240
Energy Saving Mode
 Energy saving mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
64.9mm
BEST
67.1mm
Weight
5kg
BEST
11.3kg
Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
15.3kg
Weight With Stand
6.4kg
BEST
12.3kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 310.5mm
Height (with Stand)
465.6mm
BEST
681.3mm
Width (with Stand)
721.4mm
BEST
1,076.1mm
Height
428.5mm 624.4mm
Width
721.4mm 1,076.1mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 748mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,313mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide
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