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Samsung UE40K5589
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Samsung UE40K5589

40" Flat Apr 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the better rated brands.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This TV is one of the newest TVs to be released.

Price Has Recently Dropped by £25.51

In the last 27 days the price of the UE40K5589 has dropped by £25.51.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE40K5589 supports smart TV features, which is unusual. Most of the other new mid-size TVs do not support smart TV features.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to consider including the UE40J6289[pl_3772436_price], or the UE40K5579[pl_3434603_price] both from Samsung which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung HG40EE690[plb_3713296_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40K5589, the UE40K5589 has a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think cheaper TVs such as the Sony KDL-40WD650[plb_3301699_price], and the Samsung UE40J6289[plb_3772436_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung HG40EE690[plb_3713296_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Four Processor Cores

The UE40K5589 has more processor cores than most of the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year. This television is a four processor core TV compared to most of the new mid-size TVs which only have between one and three processor cores.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40K5589 is 17W, and the RMS rated power range from 5W to 40W. The UE40K5589 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UE40K5589 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other recently released mid-size TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Thirteen Video Formats

supports thirteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the UE40K5589 is more than most recently released mid-size TVs. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by new comparable spec televisions. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "FLV", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "PS", "SVAF", "TS", "VOB", "VRO" and "WEBM" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

The UE40K5589 is a three HDMI port television. Most of the other new mid-size TVs have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats

The Samsung UE40K5589 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by latest mid-size TVs. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

At only 54.9 millimeters, the UE40K5589 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40K5589. The thinnest thickness of comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40K5589 is 7.1mm and the thickest is 99mm.

Other 54.9mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE40K5579[plb_3434603_price].

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the UE49K5500[pl_3418550_price] (55.1mm and cheaper), or the UE49K5510[pl_3416494_price] (55.1mm and cheaper) both from Samsung.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs that came out in the last year.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE40K5589 are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE40K5589 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE40F6100[plb_3861128_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the UE40K5589 do not have a built-in camera. The UE40K5589 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not Cheap

Latest similar spec TVs range in price from £149 to £1,470. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other latest similar spec TVs.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40K5589 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other latest TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the Samsung HG49EE690[plb_3713298_price].

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40K5589

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an efficiency rating of A. The average running cost of the UE40K5589 is £89 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 240 new comparable spec TVs.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on recently released mid-size TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
HbbTV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Processor Core
Video Compression Format
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Design
Colour
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
Audio Codecs
Wireless Technology
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.36
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40k5589, samsung ue40k5589s, samsung ue40k5589su, samsung ue40k5589sux, samsung ue40k5589suxz, samsung ue40k5589suxzg
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