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Samsung UE55KU6079
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Samsung UE55KU6079

55" Flat Mar 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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£179.70 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

We checked 22,708 expert and user reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55KU6079 supports smart TV features. Most of the other new TVs also support smart TV features.

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 UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], and the UN65KS8500[pl_3430689_price] both from Samsung or the LG 55UF8509[plb_3537337_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE55KU6079 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last year.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], and the UE49KS9000[pl_3387559_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 55PUS6101[plb_3409439_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE55KU6079 is 60Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,300 hertz, the Samsung UE55KU6079 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Supports Nineteen Video Formats

supports nineteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Samsung UE55KU6079 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports a H.265 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs that were launched in the last year. The video formats "ASP", "DIVX", "H.263", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "MVC", "TS", "VC-1", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9", "WMV7" and "WMV8" are also supported by this Samsung television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

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6 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 68% from PC Welt.de.

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UE55KU6079 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55KU6079 are also not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], the Grundig 55 VLX 8582[plb_3262884_price], or the Panasonic TX-65DX780[plb_3332785_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55KU6079 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest similar spec televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UE60JU6400[pl_2894934_price] both from Samsung or the LG 75UH855[plb_3350140_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that came out in the last year, the Samsung UE55KU6079 does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the U65S8806[pl_3212361_price], or the U55S8806[pl_3213698_price] both from TCL-Digital or the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price].

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Only Supports Ten Audio Formats

The UE55KU6079 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55KU6079. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung television.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55KU6079 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UE55KU6079 which has three HDMI ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55KU6079

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. 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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Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when Samsung released the UE55KU6079.

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55KU6079 is £180, which is typical compared to the other 388 comparable spec televisions that were released in the last 12 months.

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Average Thickness

At 63.2 millimeters, the UE55KU6079 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE55KU6079.

Other 63.2mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55KU6000[plb_3384628_price].

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
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 Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitles Function
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 May 2016

Der Samsung UE55KU6079 ist ein UHD-Fernseher der neuesten Produktserie mit HDR-Wiedergabe. Im Test zeigt der TV eine überzeugende Bildqualität gepaart mit üppiger Ausstattung und einem... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £177.87
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £179.70
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Energy Rating
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55ku6079, ue55ku6079u, ue55ku6079ux, ue55ku6079uxz, ue55ku6079uxzg
Barcodes 08806088247717

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