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User Reviews Are Good
People who bought this TV rated this TV 82 out of 100 on average.
Easy to Use
Four Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewers who bought this TV agreed that it was easy to setup. Dr Joanna Bredski mentioned this month “It was slightly tricky to set up and I did have to phone Samsung for support.”. One Samsung UE40KU6000 owner who reviewed the Samsung UE40KU6000 concluded that it had a good experience. K S said in December “The standard ones already provide a great experience”.
One Samsung UE40KU6000 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. This year K S mentioned on Amazon “If someone loves to have great control over settings, then you'd be disappointed by what is on offer”.
Good Picture Quality
Nine Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had good picture quality. G.d.arora wrote “You can watch anything online with great picture quality” in their Samsung UE40KU6000 review. P. Williams wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40KU6000 on Amazon this month “Is you have a Samsung phone smart view works very well sending 4k video from My S6 easy & the picture quality is excellent”. Rakesh Radhakrishnan wrote “Picture quality is crisp, sharp and the colours are awesome” in their Samsung UE40KU6000 review and gave the Samsung UE40KU6000 a rating of 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
A few customers who bought it thought it was good quality. A few weeks ago D & D said on Amazon “This is an excellent Tv with excellent top range picture quality”. Dr Joanna Bredski said “It was worth it as freesat works a treat and the picture quality is great” in their review of this TV and rated it 4 stars. G.d.arora said in their Samsung UE40KU6000 review on Amazon in December this year “Best picture quality /features and sound”.
A few customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good value for money. K S wrote “Good TV for a very good price” and rated it 80 out of 100. Rakesh Radhakrishnan rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of this TV this year “HDR TV for great price”. Rakesh Radhakrishnan also mentioned “For a 55 inch TV with the price of less than a grand this has everything you need and is a fantastic value for money and great quality TV”.
A Best Selling TV
According to Amazon sales data, the UE40KU6000 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought TVs in the last 3 months.
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Running Costs Are Low
This television is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE40KU6000 will cost £102 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
Samsung is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Samsung also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.
A few customers said that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon a few weeks ago “Very stylish, easy to set up, great sound” and scored the product very highly. Steven Mckeon said on Amazon “The Amazon 4K is beautiful to watch” in his review of this TV. Theroux said on Amazon this year “However, after selecting the "Cinema" mode and making the calibration adjustments that I read about online the TV became, well, pretty great”.
Good Sound Quality
A number of Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewers who bought it thought it had good sound quality. G.d.arora mentioned this month “Great sound quality as well”. Troy K. said in his review on Amazon “Excellent Tv for the money even better with a sound bar” but despite that he gave it a score of 60 out of 100.
Some Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewers reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. P. Williams scored the product 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Modern TVs that's what sound bars are for & this TV has a HDMI ARC port for this aswell” in their Samsung UE40KU6000 review. Theroux mentioned in December “Let me clarify on the 55" set there are definitely only 3 HDMI inputs” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
One Samsung UE40KU6000 owner who bought the product thought it was wifi compatible. Troy K. wrote on Amazon in December this year “Watching 4K on you tube is awsome and wifi is so easy to setup.”.
Good Technical Features
Two Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewers concluded that it had good features. A few weeks ago Alistair wrote on Amazon “All smart features are very good” in their review of the Samsung UE40KU6000 and rated this TV 4 stars.
Good High Def TV
A number of customers concluded that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. G.d.arora mentioned this year “Great picture quality, HD”.
One Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewer who reviewed the Samsung UE40KU6000 considered that it was thin. A few weeks ago P. Williams gave this TV a rating of 4 stars and wrote “That can be said for most slim” in their review.
Good Standard Def TV
One customer said in their reviews that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. K S gave this TV a score of 4 stars and said in December this year “Very good HD quality and decent upscaling on SD”.
One Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewer who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was good for making skype calls. Troy K. mentioned in his review of the Samsung UE40KU6000 this month “If you are expecting to get SKYPE on your smart TV (”.
Only Released Six Months Ago
As one of the newer TVs, this 4K and 8K TV is likely to have more advanced features.
Supports Smart TV Features
The Samsung UE40KU6000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support smart TV features.
There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE49KS7500[plb_3346918_price] which has better reviews.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE40KU6000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE49KS7500[plb_3346918_price] is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it.
Supports Two Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the UE40KU6000 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported video format is H.265, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats ASF and AVI are also supported by this TV.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Supports One Audio Format
The UE40KU6000 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40KU6000.
Features Two Video Apps
The number of video apps featured on the Samsung UE40KU6000 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. This Samsung TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on new 4K and 8K TVs. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The UE40KU6000 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 86 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40KU6000. The annual energy consumptions of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40KU6000 range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.
The weights of similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40KU6000 range from 7.5kg to 59kg. When compared to other new TVs that we have assessed, the weight of the UE40KU6000 of only 7.7 kilograms is one of the lightest.
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Poor Smart TV Features
One Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewer said in their reviews that it did not have good apps. Jnew scored the product 20 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Limited catch up tv apps” in their review. One Samsung UE40KU6000 reviewer reckoned that the Samsung UE40KU6000 was not good for watching TV catchup services.
Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung UE40KU6000 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other new TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs, the UE40KU6000 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The Samsung UE40KU6000 has a greater number of image formats than most recently released similar spec TVs. This Samsung television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the UE40KU6000.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40KU6000, the Samsung UE40KU6000 does not feature OLED technology.
Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The UE40KU6000 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months. New 4K and 8K TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 60Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz.
Only Three HDMI Ports
The UE40KU6000 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs have between one and four HDMI ports.
Only One RF Port
The UE40KU6000 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40KU6000 have between one and two RF ports.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40KU6000 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the UE40KU6000 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UE40KU6000 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE40KU6000 is 27W.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on recently released TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
At 62.6 millimeters, the UE40KU6000 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
Other televisions with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE49KS7500[plb_3346918_price] (94.5mm and higher rated).
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