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9 Reasons For
Low Running Costs
This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency classification of A. The average running cost of the UE40KU6079 is £102 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Samsung has good average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
This TV was only released eight months ago.
£90.54 Price Drop
The UE40KU6079 has dropped in price by £90.54 in the last 47 days.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UE40KU6079 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40KU6079.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think because of it's better review score, the Hisense H55M3300[plb_3450930_price], the LG 43UH750[plb_3382011_price], and the Philips 43PUS6501[plb_3310346_price] is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UE40KU6079 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months also have a WiFi connection.
We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Hisense H55M3300[plb_3450930_price], the LG 43UH750[plb_3382011_price], and the Philips 43PUS6501[plb_3310346_price] is also worth considering.
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Supports Fifteen Video Formats
The Samsung UE40KU6079 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a H.265 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40KU6079. The video formats "ASP", "DIVX", "H.264", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "MVC", "TS", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. At only 86 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE40KU6079 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.
The average weight of 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months is 20kg. With a weight of only 7.7 kilograms, the Samsung UE40KU6079 is one of the lightest 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40KU6079 amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The UE40KU6079 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE40KU6079, the Samsung UE40KU6079 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The UE40KU6079 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by latest 4K and 8K TVs.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE40KU6079 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Supports Eight Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE40KU6079 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that have been available for the last year. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "FLAC", "MIDI", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Only Three HDMI Ports
The Samsung UE40KU6079 is a three HDMI port television.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on new comparable spec 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.
With a thickness of 62.6 millimeters, the UE40KU6079 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other recently released TVs.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40KU6400[plb_3319531_price] (54.6mm), or the Panasonic TX-49DX600[plb_3332647_price] (66mm) which is also cheaper.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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