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Samsung UE55K5600 55″ vs Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″ TV Comparison

//Samsung UE55K5600 55″ vs Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″ TV Comparison

Samsung UE55K5600 55″ vs Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″ TV Comparison

Samsung UE55K5600 55″ vs Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″ TV Comparison

Thanks for stopping by to read our review and product comparison of the Samsung UE55K5600 and the Panasonic TX55DS500B which are available from at the best price from Currys at just £529 and £599.

Samsung UE55K5600 55

Samsung UE55K5600 55″
Panasonic TX55DS500B 55

Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″
Brand

Samsung

Panasonic

Key Features
  • Full HD 1080p
  • Tuner: Freeview HD
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 3
  • Full HD 1080p
  • Access content on Netflix
  • Tuner: Freeview HD with freetime
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 2
  • Colour

    Silver

    Screen Type

    LED bottomlit

    LED directlit

    Screen Size

    55″

    55″

    Resolution

    1920 x 1080

    1920 x 1080

    Motion Rate

    N/A

    N/A

    Connections

    – HDMI x 3 – USB 2.0 x 2

    – HDMI x 2 (ARC compatible x 1) – SCART x 1 – Component input x 1 – Composite input x 1 – USB 2.0 x 1

    TV Tuner

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    Programme Guide

    N/A

    7-day EPG and 7-day catch up with Freetime

    Speakers

    2

    2

    Audio Power

    20 W

    20 W

    Sound Enhancement

    Dolby Digital Plus

    V-Audio

    Other Features

    N/A

    tbc

    Energy Rating

    A

    A+

    On Mode Power Consumption

    75 W

    87 W

    Annual Power Consumption

    104 kWh

    121 kWh

    Box Content

    – Samsung UE55K5600 Smart 55″ LED TV – Remote control – User manual – E-manual – Power cable – Battery (for remote control)

    – Panasonic VIERA TX-55DS500B Smart 55″ LED TV – Standard remote control – User manual – Batteries – Table top stand – Fixing screws

    Dimensions

    – Unboxed: 721.4 x 1241.6 x 55.1 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 786.9 x 1241.6 x 293.8 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 819 x 1400 x 140 mm (H x W x D)

    – Unboxed: 721 x 1244 x 68 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 770 x 1244 x 235 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 808 x 1610 x 151 mm (H x W x D)

    Weight

    – Unboxed: 16 kg – Unboxed with stand: 17.6 kg – Boxed: 23.3 kg

    – Unboxed: 17 kg – Unboxed with stand: 19 kg – Boxed: 23.65 kg

    Guarantee

    1 year

    1 year

    Brightness

    N/A

    N/A

    Review Score

    9.5 out of 10

    9.3 out of 10

    Price

    £529.00

    £599.00

    Buy

    Getting the best TV for your budget

    Clearly you want to get the most for your money. That’s the very reason for this comparison. Chances are you’ve nailed down your decision between the Samsung UE55K5600 and the Panasonic TX55DS500B and now just need to know which one to go for. The feature list above provides a side-by-side comparison of the two televisions to help you make that final decision. Features will of course be an important part of that decision, such as the screen resolution, whether it offers 4K and features such as smart TV functionality. We only provide comparisons on TV’s that we recommend, and also from suppliers that we trust.

    What do the Samsung UE55K5600 and the Panasonic TX55DS500B offer

    It’s pretty obvious at this point that both televisions are great value for money. The feature list above really helps to clarify that. But there are of course some features that one set has, and the other won’t. The Samsung UE55K5600 offers a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a screen that offers LED bottomlit. The sound system integrated into the set has 2 speakers with a 20 W power output. It also benefits from DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner and a range of connectors. The Panasonic TX55DS500B offers 1920 x 1080 resolution on LED directlit. As part of the kit you get DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner, 2 speakers with an audio output of 20 W.

    Total Dimensions and unit Weight

    Before you go ahead and click the buy button just make sure that you properly measure the area, surface or wall that your TV will be mounted or stood. It’s all very well going for a huge screen but it needs to be practical too, so ensure you have sufficient space first.

    Box content for UE55K5600 and TX55DS500B

    The Samsung UE55K5600 includes: – Samsung UE55K5600 Smart 55″ LED TV – Remote control – User manual – E-manual – Power cable – Battery (for remote control).

    The Panasonic TX55DS500B includes: – Panasonic VIERA TX-55DS500B Smart 55″ LED TV – Standard remote control – User manual – Batteries – Table top stand – Fixing screws.

    UE55K5600 and TX55DS500B Reviews

    Reading a customer review is one of the most influential factors for customers choosing an electrical item. When you click on the item above you will be directed to one of our trusted partners where you’ll be able to read tons of customer experiences, good or bad. We have also gathered the overall scores for each TV set based on verified owner reviews (verified by Revoo).

    Samsung UE55K5600 Scored: 9.5 out of 10.

    Panasonic TX55DS500B Scored: 9.3 out of 10.

    Energy efficiency rating

    Thanks to the introduction of LED technology in televisions over recent years, many of our TV sets now offer an A+ energy rating. The energy rating is important for those that are conscious of their environmental impact, and those that need to consider ongoing running costs. The Samsung UE55K5600 has an energy efficiency rating of A with an annual energy consumption of just 104 kWh, whereas the Panasonic TX55DS500B has a rating of A+ and an annual energy consumption of 121 kWh.

    Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″

    9.3 stars –
    based on 3 reviews
    By | 2016-12-31T23:40:05+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Televisions|Comments Off on Samsung UE55K5600 55″ vs Panasonic TX55DS500B 55″ TV Comparison

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