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Average Owner Reviews
On average, based on 11 owner reviews this 4K and 8K TV has an overall owner rating of 75 out of 100.
8K Ultra HD HD Type
The Samsung UE40KU6400 has a maximum display resolution of 8K Ultra HD. That's over thirty-six times the display resolution of the most frequently found HD type of HD Ready. 8K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 7680 x 4320 pixels.
An 8K Ultra HD HD type is actually the best display resolution amongst all recently released similar spec TVs.
An HD Ready HD type is the worst display resolution across comparable types of TV.
Good Picture Quality
A few Samsung UE40KU6400 reviewers said that this TV had good picture quality. Gagan said in their review of this TV on Amazon in November this year “You can watch anything online with great picture quality” and rated it 5 stars. In the same month P. Williams rated this TV 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “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 said this month “Picture quality is crisp, sharp and the colours are awesome” in their review of the Samsung UE40KU6400 and scored it 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
A few Samsung UE40KU6400 owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. D & D wrote a few weeks ago “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” and scored the Samsung UE40KU6400 80 out of 100. Gagan wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Best picture quality /features and sound”.
Running Costs Are Low
This Samsung TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The UE40KU6400 is one of the more economic to run latest similar spec TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the UE40KU6400 will cost £102 over 5 years to run.
On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs produced by Samsung.
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A Best Selling TV
Across all TVs, the UE40KU6400 is one the fastest selling products currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.
A few Samsung UE40KU6400 reviewers said in their reviews that the Samsung UE40KU6400 was good value for money. K S gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Good TV for a very good price”. In November Rakesh Radhakrishnan mentioned on Amazon “HDR TV for great price” in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review. 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”.
Easy to Use
A number of people agreed that it was easy to setup. This year Dr Joanna Bredski rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “It was slightly tricky to set up and I did have to phone Samsung for support.” in their review of this TV.
One person who bought the product reckoned that it had a good experience. This month K S said on Amazon “The standard ones already provide a great experience” in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review. One customer thought the product was easy to use. K S said “If someone loves to have great control over settings, then you'd be disappointed by what is on offer” in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review.
Good Sound Quality
Some people who reviewed the Samsung UE40KU6400 mentioned that it had good sound quality. Gagan said “Great sound quality as well”. Troy K. said in his Samsung UE40KU6400 review on Amazon “Excellent Tv for the money even better with a sound bar”.
Good High Def TV
Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Gagan wrote this year “Great picture quality, HD” .
Just Released Three Months Ago
This Samsung television was released just three months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
One customer who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. This year P. Williams wrote on Amazon “Modern TVs that's what sound bars are for & this TV has a HDMI ARC port for this aswell” in their review.
One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was wifi compatible. Troy K. wrote in his review of the Samsung UE40KU6400 this year “Watching 4K on you tube is awsome and wifi is so easy to setup.”.
One customer said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Steven Mckeon mentioned in his Samsung UE40KU6400 review a few weeks ago “The Amazon 4K is beautiful to watch” and scored the product 5 stars.
Good Technical Features
One person considered that this TV had good features.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner who reviewed it considered that it was thin. In November P. Williams wrote in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review on Amazon “That can be said for most slim”.
Good Standard Def TV
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner who purchased it wrote that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. K S scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon this month “Very good HD quality and decent upscaling on SD”.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner thought the Samsung UE40KU6400 was good for making skype calls. Troy K. wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon this month “If you are expecting to get SKYPE on your smart TV (”.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £33.91
The UE40KU6400 has dropped in price by £33.91 in the last 35 days.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the Samsung UE40KU6400 supports smart TV features.
There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider including the UE40KU6100[pl_3539700_price], or the UE50KU6000[pl_3406778_price] both from Samsung or the LG 49UH610[plb_3415206_price] which has better reviews.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other latest TVs, the Samsung UE40KU6400 has a WiFi connection.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the UE40KU6100[pl_3539700_price], or the UE50KU6000[pl_3406778_price] both from Samsung or the LG 49UH610[plb_3415206_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many new 4K and 8K TVs.
Two RF Ports
The Samsung UE40KU6400 is a two RF port television. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and two RF ports.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40KU6400 range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. The UE40KU6400 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 86 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40KU6400.
Recently released 4K and 8K TVs have weights of between 7.5kg and 59kg. At only 9.2 kilograms, the Samsung UE40KU6400 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40KU6400.
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Poor Smart TV Features
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner who purchased it considered that it did not have good apps. In November this year Jnew said on Amazon “Limited catch up tv apps” and scored the Samsung UE40KU6400 1 stars. One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good for watching TV catchup services.
Not 3D Compatible
The UE40KU6400 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest similar spec TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40KU6400 do not have a built-in camera. The UE40KU6400 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE40KU6400 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE40KU6400
At 54.6 millimeters, the UE40KU6400 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE40KU6400.
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