Samsung UE49KU6470 vs Sony KD-49X8307
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Samsung UE49KU6470vsSony KD-49X8307

Samsung UE49KU6470

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 49" 4K TV, good for watching films
66
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
20 Months Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
49" 4K No 55.2mm Jun 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 55.2mm
Release Date Jun 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Sony KD-49X8307

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Sony KD-49X8307

£449.00
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very highly rated 49" 4K TV, with low running costs and great features
91
Reviews
160 Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 60mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 60mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE49KU6470

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 49" 4K TV, good for watching films
66
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
20 Months Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
49" 4K No 55.2mm Jun 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 55.2mm
Release Date Jun 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Sony KD-49X8307

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Sony KD-49X8307

£449.00
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very highly rated 49" 4K TV, with low running costs and great features
91
Reviews
160 Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 60mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 60mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
RLR Distribution
Televisions Samsung UE49KU6470 Smart 4k Ultra HD HDR 49" LED TV
£699.00
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1 Price from 1 Store | £699.00
Electronic Empire
£449.00
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Sony Bravia KD49X8307CBU Smart Ultra HD 4k 49"LED TV with 5 Year FREE Warranty
£648.00
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2 Prices from 2 Stores | £449.00-£648.00
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Reasons For

Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
2 Reasons For
4.8mm Thinner
Samsung UE49KU6470 is 55.2mm thick, but the Sony KD-49X8307 is a 60mm thick TV (4.8mm thicker).

The thickness of a 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.

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Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 90.7%, whereas Sony has an average rating of 69.3%.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £250
The Sony KD-49X8307 costs £250 less than the Samsung UE49KU6470.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
4% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Sony KD-49X8307 only costs £106 to run but the Samsung UE49KU6470 costs £110 to run (4% more).
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Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
82 reviews
4 stars
45 reviews
3 stars
6 reviews
2 stars
7 reviews
1 star
5 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for Samsung is 90.66% based on 116,049 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 69.3% based on 4,982 reviews.
Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Samsung

91

91

Based on 116,049 reviews
Sony

69

69

Based on 4,982 reviews

Date Released

Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
20 months old Best 35 months old

Key Features

Thickness

The thickness of a 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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307

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.
Samsung UE49KU6470
Samsung
UE49KU6470
14 trees 0.55 tonnes CO2
Sony KD-49X8307
Sony
KD-49X8307
13 trees 0.53 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Display Diagonal 49" 49"
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 900Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Video Mode
1080i 1080p
720p 576i
576p 480i
480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
1080i 1080p
720p 576i
576p 480i
480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
PQI (Picture Quality Index) Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Format Adjustments
Auto Zoom
 Auto
 Zoom
Auto Zoom
 Auto
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) 123cm
BEST
123.2cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
 
 
 
Audio Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Music Sports
 Music
 Sports
Music Sports
 Music
 Sports
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Energy Efficiency Class
A
 A
A
 A
Power Consumption (typical) 89W 84W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption 123kWh 117kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption 155W
BEST
177W
 
 
 
TV Tuner Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
Tuner 2tuner(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Processor Cores 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC SCART
 AC
 SCART
AC SCART
 AC
 SCART
 
 
 
Management Features Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Smart Modes
Natural Game
Vivid Cinema
Standard Sports
Photo Animation
 Natural
 Game
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Natural Game
Vivid Cinema
Standard Sports
Photo Animation
 Natural
 Game
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Number of OSD Languages 27 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Thickness 55.2mm
BEST
60mm
Weight 14.4kg 14.4kg
Weight With Stand 16.5kg 15.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 334.1mm 201mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 712.2mm 679mm
Width (with Stand) 1,101.4mm 1,093mm
BEST
Height 639.7mm 643mm
Width 1,101.4mm 1,093mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2
BEST
1
SCART Port 1 1
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 2
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 3
BEST
HDMI Port 3 4
BEST
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Samsung UE49KU6470 Sony KD-49X8307
Package Weight 21.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 733mm
BEST
792mm
Package Width 1,275mm 1,191mm
BEST

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