This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the UE48JU6480 is in the cheapest 12% of all 435 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE48JU6480 will cost £105 over 5 years to run.
Samsung Has Good TV Reviews
On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all televisions produced by Samsung.
Unlike most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the UE48JU6480 which are not 3D compatible, the Samsung UE48JU6480 is 3D compatible.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UE48JU6480 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the UE48JU6480 also support smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE48JU6480 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE48JU6480.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago the annual energy consumptions range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 89 kilowatt hours, the UE48JU6480 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
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The lightest 4K and 8K TV that came out more than a year ago is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. With a weight of only 11.4 kilograms, the Samsung UE48JU6480 is quite light compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.
3 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE48JU6480 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE48JU6480 also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the LG 105UC9, or the Samsung UN88JS9500.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE48JU6480 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9609, or the 65EG9609 both from LG is also worth considering.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This TV supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Over a Year Ago
This Samsung TV has been on the market for over a year.
With a thickness of 63.3 millimeters, the UE48JU6480 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.
Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48JU6400 (£499.00) (63.3mm).
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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