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Samsung UE55JU6870
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Samsung UE55JU6870U

55" Flat Oct 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

On average Samsung large TVs have excellent reviews compared to other brands as do all televisions produced by Samsung.

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that were released in 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.

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Smart TV

The Samsung UE55JU6870 is Smart TV, as are most of the other new similar spec TVs.

If you would prefer a TV that is Smart TV then you might want to consider the 55PUH4900 (£316.00), or the 55PUK4900 both from Philips or the Samsung UE58J5250 (£560.00).

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE55JU6870 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other new similar spec TVs also have a WiFi connection.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the 65UF6807 (£490.00), or the 55LF592 (£521.00) both from LG or the Samsung UE65JS8502.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most latest large TVs have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the UE55JU6870 which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on new televisions.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most latest large TVs are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE55JU6870 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LOEWE 54433U40 (£3,800.00), the Samsung UE65JS8502, or the Panasonic TX-50CXM710 (£965.60).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55JU6870 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other large TVs that were launched in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55JU6870, the UE55JU6870 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the TCL-Digital U58S7806 (£497.34).

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Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment

The number of screen format adjustments found on the Samsung UE55JU6870 is more than most latest large TVs. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on new large TVs.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55JU6870

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE55JU6870 is typical compared to the other 236 new large TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55JU6870 is £139.

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when Samsung released the UE55JU6870.

Average Thickness

At 63.2 millimeters, the UE55JU6870 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

We compared all the other 63.2mm thick televisions to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE50JU6800 (£599.97), and the UE55JU6800 (£749.00) both from Samsung is also worth considering.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the LG 65UF778 (58.5mm).

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
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
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
LED Indicator
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide
Other Features
Dimming Type

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £136.20
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £138.03
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55JU6870uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55ju6870, samsung ue55ju6870u, samsung ue55ju6870ux, samsung ue55ju6870uxz, samsung ue55ju6870uxx, samsung ue55ju6870uxxn, samsung ue55ju6870uxzg
Barcodes 08806088008059, 08806088077642

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