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Samsung UE55H6870

55" Curved Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

Samsung is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Samsung also has good ratings for its large TVs.

3D Compatible

The UE55H6870 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other large TVs that came out more than a year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the 55EA980, or the 55LB730 (£449.00) both from LG which has a better Rating.

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Smart TV

The UE55H6870 is Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55H6870 also are Smart TV.

There are a number of other Smart TVs currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the 55LB730 (£449.00), or the 55LB650 (£429.00) both from LG.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the UE55H6870 has a WiFi connection.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The UE55H6870 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 89 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE55H6870 is 62kWh and the highest is 320kWh.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE55H6870 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the LG 55EA980 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UE55H6870 do not feature OLED technology. The UE55H6870 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EA980.

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Quite Thick

At 90.6 millimeters, the UE55H6870 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE55H6870. The average thickness of large TVs that were released one year ago is 60mm, and the thicknesses range from 13mm to 98mm.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the HG55EC890 (£1,043.18) (89.8mm), or the UE55H6850 (90.6mm) both from Samsung.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55H6870

Average Running Costs

This large TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The UE55H6870 has an average 5 year running cost of £115 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 133 televisions of this type and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of the this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Full HD TVs currently available including the KDL-60W605, or the KDL-55W829 (£479.00) both from Sony or the Samsung UN55H6400 which has a better Rating.

If you are looking for a television with a higher display resolution then you might also want to consider the Philips 55PUS7909 (4K Ultra HD), the Sharp LC-60UD20 (4K Ultra HD), or the Sony KD-65S9005 (£1,899.00) (4K Ultra HD) which also has a higher Rating.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE55H6870 over a year ago.


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
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
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
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
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
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
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
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
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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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
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.

Product Identifiers

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

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