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Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews
Based on 20,173 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other brands.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The UE40KU6079 has a maximum display resolution of 4K Ultra HD. That's over four times the display resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
This television's display resolution (4K Ultra HD) is actually the best display resolution amongst all recently released mid-size TVs.
An HD Ready HD type is the worst display resolution across comparable types of television.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4K Ultra HD TVs currently available including the LG 49UH610 (£499.00) which has a better Rating; or the Samsung UE43KU6000 (£449.99) which is cheaper.
Only Released Five Months Ago
This mid-size TV has only been on the market for five months. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
The UE40KU6079 is Smart TV, as are most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE40KU6079.
We compared all the other Smart TVs to this television and we think the Samsung UE49K5589 which is cheaper is also worth considering.
If you would prefer a television that is Smart TV then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-43WD755 (£578.00), or the LG 49UF840 (£579.00).
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE40KU6079 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the UE40KU6079.
It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE49K5589.
We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Sony KDL-43WD755 (£578.00), or the LG 49UF840 (£579.00).
Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the Samsung UE40KU6079 is more than most TVs that came out in the last year. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40KU6079.
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Quite High RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE40KU6079 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months is 5W, the highest is 60W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.
Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE40KU6079 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats AAC|AIFF|ALAC|FLAC|MIDI|MP3|WAV|WMA are also supported by this television.
Three HDMI Ports
The Samsung UE40KU6079 is a three HDMI port TV.
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Not 3D Compatible
The UE40KU6079 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE40KU6079 do not have a built-in camera. The UE40KU6079 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the Samsung UE40KU6079 is more than most comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months. This TV has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most frequently found screen format adjustment found on TVs that were launched in the last year.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UE40KU6079 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40KU6079 also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Philips 43PUH4900 (£459.00) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
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Average Running Costs
This Samsung television has an efficiency rating of A, and the UE40KU6079 is typical compared to the other 332 recently released mid-size TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UE40KU6079 will cost £102 over 5 years to run.
At 62.6 millimeters, the UE40KU6079 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs.
Other televisions with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the UE40J6272 (£649.00) (63.1mm and cheaper), or the UE32J6272 (£488.00) (62.9mm and cheaper) both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-32WD757 (£469.99) (61mm and cheaper).
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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