Comparison between:
- 42.5" Sony KD-43XF8596
- 42.5" LG 43UK6950PLB
- 42.5" Samsung UN43KU7000

Brand, series, model

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

Sony KD-43XF8596LG 43UK6950PLBSamsung UN43KU7000
SeriesXF85UK695KU7000
Sony KD-43XF8596LG 43UK6950PLBSamsung UN43KU7000
Model aliasKD-43XF8796
KD-43XF8599
KD-43XF8588
KD-43XF8505
-UN43KU7000FXZA

Display

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

Size class42.5 in42.5 in42.5 in
Diagonal1080 mm
108 cm
42.5197 in
3.5433 ft
1080 mm
108 cm
42.5197 in
3.5433 ft
1080 mm
108 cm
42.5197 in
3.5433 ft
Width941.302 mm
94.1302 cm
37.0591 in
3.0883 ft
941.302 mm
94.1302 cm
37.0591 in
3.0883 ft
941.302 mm
94.1302 cm
37.0591 in
3.0883 ft
Height529.482 mm
52.9482 cm
20.8458 in
1.7371 ft
529.482 mm
52.9482 cm
20.8458 in
1.7371 ft
529.482 mm
52.9482 cm
20.8458 in
1.7371 ft
Panel typeIPSIPSVA
Panel bit depth10 bits10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits
FRC-Yes-
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.245 mm
0.0245 cm
0.0097 in
0.0008 ft
0.245 mm
0.0245 cm
0.0097 in
0.0008 ft
0.245 mm
0.0245 cm
0.0097 in
0.0008 ft
Pixel density104 ppi
40 ppcm
104 ppi
40 ppcm
104 ppi
40 ppcm
Display area90.77 %89.52 %91.34 %
BacklightEdge LEDDirect LEDEdge LED
DCI P3-84 %-
Brightness-280 cd/m²-
Peak brightness-400 cd/m²-
Static contrast-1300 : 1-
HDRHDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR Premium
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °-
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °-
Minimum response time-9 ms
0.0090 s
-
Average response time-13 ms
0.0130 s
-
Maximum response time-32 ms
0.0320 s
-
-RGBW structure - 2880 (RGB) + 960 (W)-

3D

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

3DNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Vertical frequency (digital)120 Hz60 Hz60 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 technologyMotionflow XRTruMotionMotion Rate
Interpolation value1000100120
Interpolation measurement unitXR-MR

Power supply and consumption

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

110V--100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V-
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.3 W
Power consumption (average)76 W71 W-
Power consumption (maximum)143 W--
Energy efficiency classBA-

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.

Width965 mm
96.5 cm
37.9921 in
3.166 ft
975 mm
97.5 cm
38.3858 in
3.1988 ft
967.7 mm
96.77 cm
38.0984 in
3.1749 ft
Height569 mm
56.9 cm
22.4016 in
1.8668 ft
571 mm
57.1 cm
22.4803 in
1.8734 ft
563.9 mm
56.39 cm
22.2008 in
1.8501 ft
Depth58 mm
5.8 cm
2.2835 in
0.1903 ft
86 mm
8.6 cm
3.3858 in
0.2822 ft
55.9 mm
5.59 cm
2.2008 in
0.1834 ft
Weight10.8 kg
23.81 lbs
9.1 kg
20.06 lbs
10.5 kg
23.15 lbs
Width with stand965 mm
96.5 cm
37.9921 in
3.166 ft
975 mm
97.5 cm
38.3858 in
3.1988 ft
967.7 mm
96.77 cm
38.0984 in
3.1749 ft
Height with stand628 mm
62.8 cm
24.7244 in
2.0604 ft
631 mm
63.1 cm
24.8425 in
2.0702 ft
619.8 mm
61.98 cm
24.4016 in
2.0335 ft
Depth with stand279 mm
27.9 cm
10.9843 in
0.9154 ft
225 mm
22.5 cm
8.8583 in
0.7382 ft
304.8 mm
30.48 cm
12 in
1 ft
Weight with stand11.3 kg
24.91 lbs
10.3 kg
22.71 lbs
12 kg
26.46 lbs
ColorsBlackBlack
Silver
Black

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYesYes
VESA interface100 x 200 mm200 x 200 mm200 x 200 mm
Removable standYesYesYes
Height adjustmentNoNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNoNo
Stand width - 695 mm-Y-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)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-S2
DVB-S
DVB-C
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
DVB-T2 HD
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
ATSC
Clear QAM

System on Chip (SoC)

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

SoCMediaTek MT5891-Jazz-L
Processor (CPU)ARM Cortex-A53--
CPU cores444
CPU frequency1100 MHz1200 MHz-
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2--
GPU cores22-
GPU frequency700 MHz--
RAM capacity2 GB1.5 GB-
Storage16 GB4 GB-

Operating system

Smart TV sets have operating systems, which in terms of functionality and universality bring them close to the computers.

Operating system (OS)Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
webOS 4.0Tizen 2.4

Audio

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

Speakers2 x 10 W2 x 10 W2 x 10 W
2 x Full range (25 x 90 mm)
2 CH down firing
Bass reflex
DTS Digital Surround
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pulse
2.0 CH
Down firing
DTS Virtual X
Wireless Sound Sync
2 CH down firing + bass reflex
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Camera

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

CameraNoNoNo

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

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x USB 3.0 (max 0.9 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Satellite In (Sub; F-type female)
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.3
1 x IR Out
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
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+ 1.4
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
3 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite 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

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features4K X-Reality Pro
BRAVIA Sync (HDMI-CEC)
ClearAudio+
Clear Phase Speaker
DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine)
Dynamic Backlight Control
Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Frame Dimming
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
Image Processor - X1
Light sensor
Live Color Technology
Object-based HDR remaster
S-Force Front Surround sound
Super Bit mapping 4K HDR
Triluminos Display
Voice command
4K Active HDR
4K Upscaler
Clear Voice III
Dynamic Color
Dynamic Tone Mapping
Google Assistant
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
LG ThinQ AI
Noise Reduction
PVR
SIMPLINK (HDMI CEC)
True Color Accuracy
ULTRA Luminance
Voice command
Wide Color Gamut
Active Crystal Color
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
DIRECTV
Extended PVR
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
Light sensor
Smart View 2.0
UHD Dimming
UHD Upscaling
Voice command

Image file formats

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

Image file formatsJPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
JPEG
MPO
JPS
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
BMP

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsFLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
LPCM
AAC
AC3
aptX
FLAC
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
HE-AAC
LPCM
AAC
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
APE
AIFF
ALAC

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
M2TS
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP9
3GPP
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

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesENERGY STAR
UL/cUL
ENERGY STAR
RoHS
UL/cUL
ENERGY 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 temperature0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
-
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %-
Storage temperature--20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-
Storage humidity-5 % - 85 %-

Accessories

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

AccessoriesIR extender cableMagic remote control - AN-MR183.5 mm component adapter
3.5 mm composite adapter
Smart remote control - TM1680A
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