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Average Owner Reviews
This TV has an average owner rating of 77 out of 100 based on 7 owner reviews.
Samsung Has Good TV Reviews
Based on 22,708 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.
A Top Selling TV
Across all televisions, the UE49KU6100 is one the most popular products currently available according to Amazon sales data.
Easy to Use
Two customers who bought it agreed that it was easy to setup. S Wainwright said in November this year “Easy to set up”.
One Samsung UE49KU6100 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good experience. Edward Croucher wrote a few weeks ago “I can confirm that the HDMI connectors funcion at 4k60hz for a fantastic gaming experience and considering the pixels are not AMOLED” in his Samsung UE49KU6100 review.
One customer thought it was a bargain for the price. Edward Croucher wrote in his review of the Samsung UE49KU6100 “This was cheap at £499 for a curved HDR 4k tv”. One Samsung UE49KU6100 owner who bought the product thought it was good value for money. Edward Croucher mentioned on Amazon “Good value for the specs!”.
One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat.
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Just Released Six Months Ago
Samsung only released the UE49KU6100 six months ago.
Recent Price Drop of £133.20
In the last 33 days the UE49KU6100 has dropped in price by £133.20.
Fairly Fast Refresh Rate
With a refresh rate of 1,400 hertz, the UE49KU6100 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE49KU6100. The average refresh rate of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49KU6100 is 420Hz.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UE49KU6100 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.
We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the 43UH668[pl_3349687_price], and the 55UH605[pl_3889006_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE43KU6510[plb_3495169_price] is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49KU6100, the UE49KU6100 has a WiFi connection.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the 43UH668[pl_3349687_price], or the 55UH605[pl_3889006_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE43KU6510[plb_3495169_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year.
With a weight of only 12.3 kilograms, the UE49KU6100 is fairly light compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs. The weights of new 4K and 8K TVs range from 7.5kg to 59kg.
6 Reasons Against
Unacceptable Noise Level
One Samsung UE49KU6100 owner who bought the Samsung UE49KU6100 thought it was not noisy. Edward Croucher wrote in November this year “Only gripe is that some pictures do look a little noisy” in his review of this TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The UE49KU6100 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other new TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE49KU6100 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE49KU6100 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE49KU6100 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other recently released TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only One RF Port
The UE49KU6100 is a one RF port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE49KU6100 have between one and two RF ports.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UE49KU6100 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been available for the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this Samsung television is A. The UE49KU6100 has an average running cost of £145 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 388 latest TVs.
I'm not a technical person so I'm not going to go into specifics of why this TV is so good, it just it! Firstly it was really easy to set up, just plug it in, connect the leads for TV box, XBox... Read more…
This was cheap at £499 for a curved HDR 4k tv... I can confirm that the HDMI connectors funcion at 4k60hz for a fantastic gaming experience and considering the pixels are not AMOLED, the contrast... Read more…
Reviewed 1 November 2016 by MR WJ Mason | 11 Comments
The Tv works very well and has a great picture which looks really good on tv or my games console which runs HDR. Would of given 5 stars but found that the tv doesn't come with a headphone port... Read more…
Reviewed 24 October 2016 by Colum H. | 11 Comments
Only received this tv yesterday.Set it up,great.tried to move a channel to a different number,couldnt . Started to use remote,no menu or tools buttons.found eventually these buttons by another... Read more…
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