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Samsung UE55H6870
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Samsung UE55H6870

55" Curved Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£104.38 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE55H6870, the Samsung UE55H6870 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE55D7000[pl_344784_price], or the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price] both from Samsung or the LG 55EA970[plb_2164589_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE55H6870 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE55H6870 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 50LB650[plb_2295120_price].

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and spec is 60kWh and the highest is 320kWh. At only 89 kilowatt hours, the UE55H6870 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55H6870 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price].

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions that have been available for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The UE55H6870 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE55H6870 range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The UE55H6870 has a fairly thick thickness (90.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55H6870.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55H6870

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the UE55H6870 has an average running cost of £105 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 324 large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This large TV was released over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a comparable age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.38
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55H6870uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55h6870, samsung ue55h6870s, samsung ue55h6870ss
Barcodes 08806086326544

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