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11 Reasons For
A Top Selling TV
According to sales data from Amazon, the UE40KU6100 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased TVs in the last 3 months.
Low Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this TV is A. The UE40KU6100 is one of the more economic to run new 4K and 8K TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE40KU6100 will cost £102 over 5 years to run.
On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all TVs manufactured by Samsung.
Just Released Six Months Ago
This Samsung TV was only released six months ago, so it is likely to have better features than some of the older TVs.
£54.00 Price Drop
In the last week the price of the UE40KU6100 has dropped by £54.00.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UE40KU6100 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.
Other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE40KU6400[plb_3319531_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE50KU6000[plb_3406778_price] which has better reviews.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV features including the LG 43UH610[plb_3414057_price].
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Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UE40KU6100 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other recently released TVs.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Samsung UE40KU6400[plb_3319531_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE50KU6000[plb_3406778_price] which has better reviews.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the LG 43UH610[plb_3414057_price] is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions that were released in the last year.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40KU6100 is 140kWh. At only 86 kilowatt hours, the UE40KU6100 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec TVs.
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year the weights range from 7.5kg to 59kg. With a weight of only 8.1 kilograms, the Samsung UE40KU6100 is one of the lightest 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40KU6100 amongst televisions of this age.
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The UE40KU6100 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40KU6100 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE40KU6100 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other new similar spec televisions, the UE40KU6100 does not feature OLED technology.
Only Three HDMI Ports
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40KU6100 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UE40KU6100 which has three HDMI ports.
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Only One RF Port
The Samsung UE40KU6100 is a one RF port television. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40KU6100 have between one and two RF ports.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the Samsung UE40KU6100 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40KU6100. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40KU6100 the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.
1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE40KU6100
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many new similar 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.
4K Ultra HD
Motion Interpolation Technology
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
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Screen Format Adjustment
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
3840 x 2160
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Features
RMS Rated Power
DTS, Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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20-24, 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
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Total running cost over 5 years
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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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