Comparison between:
- 40" Samsung UN40MU6290
- 48.5" Panasonic TX-49DS500

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

Samsung UN40MU6290Panasonic TX-49DS500
SeriesMU6290DS500
Samsung UN40MU6290Panasonic TX-49DS500
Model aliasUN40MU6290FXZATX-49DS500B
TX-49DS500E
Model year20172016

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class40 in48.5 in
Diagonal1016 mm
101.6 cm
40 in
3.3333 ft
1231 mm
123.1 cm
48.4646 in
4.0387 ft
Width885.521 mm
88.5521 cm
34.863 in
2.9053 ft
1072.91 mm
107.291 cm
42.2405 in
3.52 ft
Height498.105 mm
49.8105 cm
19.6104 in
1.6342 ft
603.512 mm
60.3512 cm
23.7603 in
1.98 ft
Panel typeVAIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits
FRCYesNo
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
Pixel pitch0.231 mm
0.0231 cm
0.0091 in
0.0008 ft
0.559 mm
0.0559 cm
0.022 in
0.0018 ft
Pixel density110 ppi
43 ppcm
46 ppi
18 ppcm
Display area89.76 %90.91 %
BacklightDirect LEDEdge LED
Brightness-350 cd/m²
Static contrast-1000 : 1
HDRHDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
-
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Vertical frequency (digital)50 Hz / 60 Hz50 Hz / 60 Hz

Frame interpolation

Many smart TV sets use a technology for interpolating (inserting) of intermediate frames between existing ones in order to achieve more fluent visualization, especially for dynamic scenes.

Interpolation technologyMotion RateBacklight Motion Rate
Interpolation value120400
Interpolation measurement unitMRBMR

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V-
220V-220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)-0.2 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.3 W0.2 W
Power consumption (average)45 W69 W
Power consumption (maximum)115 W107 W
Energy efficiency class-A+

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width916.94 mm
91.694 cm
36.1 in
3.0083 ft
1106 mm
110.6 cm
43.5433 in
3.6286 ft
Height535.94 mm
53.594 cm
21.1 in
1.7583 ft
644 mm
64.4 cm
25.3543 in
2.1129 ft
Depth63.5 mm
6.35 cm
2.5 in
0.2083 ft
80 mm
8 cm
3.1496 in
0.2625 ft
Weight7.7 kg
16.98 lbs
13.5 kg
29.76 lbs
Width with stand916.94 mm
91.694 cm
36.1 in
3.0083 ft
1106 mm
110.6 cm
43.5433 in
3.6286 ft
Height with stand596.9 mm
59.69 cm
23.5 in
1.9583 ft
693 mm
69.3 cm
27.2835 in
2.2736 ft
Depth with stand287 mm
28.7 cm
11.2992 in
0.9416 ft
235 mm
23.5 cm
9.252 in
0.771 ft
Weight with stand8.7 kg
19.18 lbs
15.5 kg
34.17 lbs
ColorsBlackBlack

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYes
VESA interface200 x 200 mm400 x 200 mm
Removable standYesYes
Height adjustmentNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNo
V-shape stand-

TV tuner

The TV tuner is a device, which allows the receiving and visualization of a certain type of television signal. There are tuners for digital, analog, cable and satellite television.

TV tunerAnalog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
Clear QAM
ATSC
DVB-T
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T2
DVB-C
-TX-49DS500E - DVB-C

System on Chip (SoC)

Information about the central processor, graphic processor and the memory of the model.

SoC-MediaTek MT5591
Processor (CPU)-ARM Cortex-A9
CPU cores42
CPU frequency-1200 MHz

OS, apps and software features

Information about the operating system, applications, various software features if available.

Operating system (OS)Tizen 3.0-

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers2 x 10 W2 x 10 W
2.0 CH down firing + bass reflex
Dolby Digital Plus
2 x Full range
Dolby Digital

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNo

Network

Supported network technologies and standards for exchanging data with other devices.

NetworkLAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
DLNA

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
3 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Cable/Antenna In (Main; F-type female)
1 x AV Composite In 3.5 mm jack
1 x Video Component In 3.5 mm jack
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x RS232 (C)
1 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
2 x HDMI 1.4 (ARC; CEC)
1 x SCART
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x AV Component In (YPbPr + L/R)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.3
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
Viera Link (HDMI-CEC)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features4K Color Drive Pro
4K HDR Pro
Essential Black Pro
Extended PVR
Light sensor
UHD Dimming
UHD Upscaling
Ultra Clear Panel
Adaptive Backlight Dimming
Bright Panel
Image Processor - Vreal Smart Pro
Light sensor
my Home Screen
Picture-and-Text
Voice command
V-Audio Surround

Image file formats

Smart TV sets allow the display of different image file formats.

Image file formatsJPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
BMP
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
APE
AIFF
ALAC
AAC
FLAC
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
ASF
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
TS
VC-1
WMV
WMV9

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesENERGY STAR
RoHS
-

Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature-0 °C - 35 °C
32 °F - 95 °F
Operating humidity-20 % - 80 %

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesRemote control - TM1240ARemote control - N2QAYB001009
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