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Samsung UE55K5579
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Samsung UE55K5579

55" Flat Apr 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
A+
£110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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

Only Released Eight Months Ago

The UE55K5579 was only relased by Samsung eight months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55K5579 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE55K5579 also support smart TV features.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55KU6509[plb_3426134_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE55K5579 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that were released in the last 12 months also have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the UE55K5579 is more than most new comparable spec TVs. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by latest large TVs. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The UE55K5579 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 94 kilowatt hours) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of large TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55K5579 is 120kWh.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 54.9 millimeters, the UE55K5579 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55K5579. Large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE55K5579 have thicknesses of between 34mm and 100mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 55LF592[plb_3167336_price] (56.8mm), or the Samsung UE55K5510[plb_3416497_price] (55.1mm).

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions that are a similar age to the UE55K5579 are not 3D compatible. The UE55K5579 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Sharp LC-50LE651[plb_3767917_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for the last year, the UE55K5579 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE55K5579, the UE55K5579 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Twenty-Seven Video Formats

The UE55K5579 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this Samsung TV. The video formats 3GP, ASF, ASP, DIVX, FLV, H.263, H.264, H.265, M-JPEG, M2TS, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MVC, PS, SVAF, TS, VOB, VP6, VP8, VRO, WEBM, WMV7 and WMV8 are also supported by this TV.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55K5579

Running Costs Are OK

This large TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE55K5579 has an average 5 year running cost of £111 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 62 large TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that were released in the last year. 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
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
HbbTV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Picture in Picture Function
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Ambient Light Sensor
Processor Core
Picture Processing Technology
Subtitles Function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Channel List Copy Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
Languages Support
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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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 £110.79
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55K5579uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55k5579, samsung ue55k5579s, samsung ue55k5579su, samsung ue55k5579sux, samsung ue55k5579suxz, samsung ue55k5579suxzg
Barcodes 08806088259079

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