Panasonic TX-40DS400 vs Samsung UE49KU6500
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Panasonic TX-40DS400

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost 40" Full HD television, good for watching films
93
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
40" Full HD No 88mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 88mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Samsung UE49KU6500

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and new 49" 4K television, with low running costs and a reasonable price
91
Reviews
63 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
93
Age
5 Months Old
73
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No No Sep 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
3D No
Release Date Sep 2017
Energy Efficiency A
Panasonic TX-40DS400

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost 40" Full HD television, good for watching films
93
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
40" Full HD No 88mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 88mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Samsung UE49KU6500

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and new 49" 4K television, with low running costs and a reasonable price
91
Reviews
63 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
93
Age
5 Months Old
73
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No No Sep 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
3D No
Release Date Sep 2017
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
RGB Direct
£329.00
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1 Price from 1 Store | £329.00
RGB Direct
£549.00
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Samsung UE49KU6500 49inch UHD Curved Smart TV
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£579.00
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£649.99
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Atlantic Electrics Ltd
£705.00
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£849.00
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£869.00
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Reasons For

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
4 Reasons For
70% Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is a 400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 280Hz faster than the Samsung UE49KU6500 (120Hz).

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.

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£220 Cheaper
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 costs £220 less than the Samsung UE49KU6500.
45% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 only costs £61 to run over five years but the Samsung UE49KU6500 costs £110 to run (81% more).
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Better Energy Efficiency Rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE49KU6500 is "A".
3 Reasons For
Larger Display Diagonal
The Samsung UE49KU6500 is a 49" TV. That's 9" larger than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 (40").

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.7%, but Panasonic has an average rating of 46.7%.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
No awards found
1 Award
conowego.pl: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
16 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Samsung is 90.66% based on 116,049 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 46.74% based on 1,991 reviews.
Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Panasonic

47

47

Based on 1,991 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 116,049 reviews

Date Released

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
23 months old 5 months old Best

Key Features

Display Diagonal

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Panasonic TX-40DS400
Panasonic
TX-40DS400
8 trees 0.3 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Samsung UE49KU6500
Samsung
UE49KU6500
14 trees 0.55 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Display Diagonal 40" 49"
BEST
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 400Hz
BEST
120Hz
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
1080p 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
1080p 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index) Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
QLED LED
 QLED
 LED
QLED LED
 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) 100cm 123cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
Display Curvature Radius Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Curvature Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000mm
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Speech Standard
Music
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
Speech Standard
Music
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Lifestyle Apps
Samsung Smart View Samsung Billing
Samsung Smart Vi
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart Vi
Samsung Smart View Samsung Billing
Samsung Smart Vi
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart Vi
 
 
 
Other Features Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 21.4kg
 
 
 
Power Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 48W
BEST
89W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption 67kWh 123kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 155W
 
 
 
TV Tuner Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Video Formats Supported
MP4 AVI
FLV 3GP
MKV VOB
M4V TS
3GPP VRO
H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 H.265
MP4 AVI
FLV 3GP
MKV VOB
M4V TS
3GPP VRO
H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext 1,000 Pages Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC SCART
Samsung Slim Gender
 AC
 SCART
 Samsung Slim Gender
AC SCART
Samsung Slim Gender
 AC
 SCART
 Samsung Slim Gender
 
 
 
Management Features Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Smart Modes
Normal True Cinema
Custom Cinema
Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Normal True Cinema
Custom Cinema
Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Number of OSD Languages 27 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Thickness 88mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 8kg 13.9kg
BEST
Weight With Stand 8.5kg 16.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 238mm
BEST
296.2mm
Height (with Stand) 569mm 698.5mm
Width (with Stand) 902mm 1,096.3mm
BEST
Height 522mm 639.4mm
Width 902mm 965.2mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
HDMI Port 2 3
BEST
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
 
 
 
Technical Details Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
RF Input Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Packaging Data Panasonic TX-40DS400 Samsung UE49KU6500
Package Weight 11kg
BEST
21.4kg
Package Height 662mm
BEST
800mm
Package Width 983mm 1,330mm
BEST

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