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Samsung UE43J5500 vs Sony KDL-48R553

Samsung UE43J5500 vs Sony KDL-48R553

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Samsung UE43J5500
Sony KDL-48R553

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
1 Reason For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Sony KDL-48R553 has a display diagonal of 48", but the Samsung UE43J5500 is only a 43" TV (5" smaller). 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.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE43J5500 is a 43" TV. That's 5" smaller than the Sony KDL-48R553 (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.

2 Reasons Against
Fewer sellers
The Sony KDL-48R553 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Samsung UE43J5500 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by five months
The Sony KDL-48R553 is five months older than the Samsung UE43J5500.

Awards

1 Award
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 81.72
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 83.55
Purchase price £ 319.00
Total cost of ownership £ 402.55
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
43" 48"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
400 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Audio System
Dolby Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

HDD Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDD recording
USB Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On-screen display for external input

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
51W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
71kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
119W Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner
2tuner(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
BD Wise Plus
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Installation Guide
 Quick installation guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
66.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
7.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
10.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
8.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
288.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
616.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
962.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
561.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
962.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
645mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,200mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clear Phase technology
Auto Wide Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Wide mode
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