Samsung UN32J5003 vs Sharp LC-32LB370

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Samsung UN32J5003
Sharp LC-32LB370

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UN32J5003 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Sharp LC-32LB370 is only a 5W RMS rated power TV (5W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UN32J5003 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Sharp LC-32LB370 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UN32J5003 is 3.8kg heavy. That's 1.1kg lighter than the Sharp LC-32LB370 (4.9kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper to run by $26.54
The Samsung UN32J5003 only costs $33.96 to run over five years however the Sharp LC-32LB370 costs $60.50 to run (78% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
One more number of tuners Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 has two number of tunerss, however the Samsung UN32J5003 only has one number of tuners.
Three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UN32J5003 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Thinner Edit
Sharp LC-32LB370 is 64mm thick. That's 14.74mm thinner than the Samsung UN32J5003 (64mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the 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.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one number of tuners Edit
The Samsung UN32J5003 is a one number of tuners TV, whereas the Sharp LC-32LB370 only has two number of tunerss.
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UN32J5003 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Sharp LC-32LB370 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

19% thicker Edit
The Samsung UN32J5003 has a depth of 78.74mm, however the Sharp LC-32LB370 is a 64mm thick TV (14.74mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the 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.

Three months older
The Samsung UN32J5003 is older than the Sharp LC-32LB370 by three months.
5 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 is a 5W RMS rated power TV. That's 5W lower than the Samsung UN32J5003 (5W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Sharp LC-32LB370 is one, but the Samsung UN32J5003 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

1.1kg heavier Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 is a 4.9kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UN32J5003 is a 3.8kg heavy TV (1.1kg lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

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$26.54 more expensive to run over five years
The Sharp LC-32LB370 costs $60.50 to run which is $26.54 more to run than the Samsung UN32J5003 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 32.15
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.81
Total running cost $ 33.96
Purchase price $ 200.97
Total cost of ownership $ 234.93
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.97
Electricity cost - standby $ 4.53
Total running cost $ 60.50

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
31.5" 31.5"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Comb Filter
 3D
 3D
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
Number of Tuners
1 2
BEST

Audio

Audio System
Dolby DTS Sound
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
5W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Aquos Link
 Aquos Link
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
3 3

Performance

Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
27W
BEST
47W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.4W
BEST
1W
Annual Energy Consumption
52kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 120
 110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60
Power Consumption (max)
50W Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
78.74mm 64mm
BEST
Weight
3.8kg
BEST
4.9kg
Package Weight
5.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
3.9kg
BEST
5.1kg
Height (with Stand)
469.9mm 464mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
741.68mm 727mm
BEST
Height
436.88mm 437mm
Width
741.68mm 727mm
Package Height
497.84mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
919.48mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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