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Samsung UE78KS9500 78″ vs Sony KD43XD8088BU 43″ TV Comparison

//Samsung UE78KS9500 78″ vs Sony KD43XD8088BU 43″ TV Comparison

Samsung UE78KS9500 78″ vs Sony KD43XD8088BU 43″ TV Comparison

Samsung UE78KS9500 78″ vs Sony KD43XD8088BU 43″ TV Comparison

Thanks for stopping by to read our review and product comparison of the Samsung UE78KS9500 and the Sony KD43XD8088BU which are available from at the best price from Currys at just £5699 and £609.

Samsung UE78KS9500 78

Samsung UE78KS9500 78″
Sony KD43XD8088BU 43

Sony KD43XD8088BU 43″
Brand

Samsung

Sony

Key Features
  • 4k Ultra HD picture is up to 4 times the resolution of HD
  • HDR displays brighter colours and greater contrast
  • Access 4k content on Netflix & Amazon Prime
  • Tuner: Twin Freeview HD & Twin Freesat HD
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 4
  • 4k Ultra HD picture is up to 4 times the resolution of HD
  • HDR displays brighter colours and greater contrast
  • Access 4k content on Netflix & Amazon Prime
  • Tuner: Freeview HD
  • Connectivity: HDMI 2.0 x 4
  • Colour

    Silver

    Screen Type

    LED backlit

    LED edgelit

    Screen Size

    78″

    43″

    Resolution

    3840 x 2160

    3840 x 2160

    Motion Rate

    N/A

    N/A

    Connections

    – HDMI x 4 – USB 2.0 x 3

    – HDMI 2.0 x 4 (ARC compatible x 1) – SCART x 1 – SVGA x 1 – Composite input x 1 – USB 2.0 x 2 – USB 3.0 x 1

    TV Tuner

    – DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner x 2 – DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner x 2

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    Programme Guide

    N/A

    7-day EPG

    Speakers

    4

    2

    Audio Power

    70 W

    20 W

    Sound Enhancement

    Dolby Digital Plus

    tbc

    Other Features

    Eco Sensor

    tbc

    Energy Rating

    A

    B

    On Mode Power Consumption

    221 W

    82 W

    Annual Power Consumption

    307 kWh

    114 kWh

    Box Content

    – Samsung UE78KS9500 Smart 4k Ultra HD HDR 78″ Curved LED TV – Smart remote control – Standard remote control – User manual – E-manual – AC power cable

    – Sony KD43XD8088BU Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR 43″ LED TV – Smart remote control – Operating instructions – Quick setup guide – AC power cable – Batteries – IR blaster – Table top stand

    Dimensions

    – Unboxed: 1004 x 1741.6 x 144.5 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 1086.6 x 1741.6 x 386 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 1189 x 1901 x 480 mm (H x W x D)

    – Unboxed: 564 x 960 x 45 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 612 x 960 x 216 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 705 x 1078 x 158 mm (H x W x D)

    Weight

    – Unboxed: 43.1 kg – Unboxed with stand: 46.8 kg – Boxed: 65.83 kg

    – Unboxed: 12.3 kg – Unboxed with stand: 13.2 kg – Boxed: 17 kg

    Guarantee

    5 years

    1 year

    Brightness

    N/A

    N/A

    Review Score

    10.0 out of 10

    7.8 out of 10

    Price

    £5,699.00

    £609.00

    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 UE78KS9500 and the Sony KD43XD8088BU 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 UE78KS9500 and the Sony KD43XD8088BU 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 UE78KS9500 offers a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 with a screen that offers LED backlit. The sound system integrated into the set has 4 speakers with a 70 W power output. It also benefits from – DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner x 2 – DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner x 2 and a range of connectors. The Sony KD43XD8088BU offers 3840 x 2160 resolution on LED edgelit. 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 UE78KS9500 and KD43XD8088BU

    The Samsung UE78KS9500 includes: – Samsung UE78KS9500 Smart 4k Ultra HD HDR 78″ Curved LED TV – Smart remote control – Standard remote control – User manual – E-manual – AC power cable.

    The Sony KD43XD8088BU includes: – Sony KD43XD8088BU Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR 43″ LED TV – Smart remote control – Operating instructions – Quick setup guide – AC power cable – Batteries – IR blaster – Table top stand.

    UE78KS9500 and KD43XD8088BU 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 UE78KS9500 Scored: 10.0 out of 10.

    Sony KD43XD8088BU Scored: 7.8 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 UE78KS9500 has an energy efficiency rating of A with an annual energy consumption of just 307 kWh, whereas the Sony KD43XD8088BU has a rating of B and an annual energy consumption of 114 kWh.

    Sony KD43XD8088BU 43″

    7.8 stars –
    based on 10 reviews
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