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8 Reasons For
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 22,708 expert and owner reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.
Good Product Quality
One person said in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Frankie Pint Paul. mentioned in his review on Amazon in November “The picture quality is superb”.
Good Picture Quality
One customer who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality.
Just Released Seven Months Ago
This 4K and 8K TV was only released seven months ago, so it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older TVs.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UE55KU6500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months also support smart TV features.
We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE49KS7000[plb_3346967_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE43KS7500[plb_3349247_price], and the LG 49UH668[plb_3349688_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE55KU6500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also have a WiFi connection.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE43KS7500[plb_3349247_price], and the LG 49UH668[plb_3349688_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE49KS7000[plb_3346967_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
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LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it.
6 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
One Samsung UE55KU6500 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was not a bargain for the price. Frankie Pint Paul. mentioned in his review of this TV “As expected, I am in NO way disappointed as this is the real deal” .
Not 3D Compatible
The UE55KU6500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55KU6500 are also not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the LG 55UH850[plb_3339540_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE55KU6500 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE55KU6500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.
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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
At only 100 hertz, the UE55KU6500 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other new similar spec televisions. The average motion interpolation frequency of latest 4K and 8K TVs is 570Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz.
The thinnest thickness of recently released 4K and 8K TVs is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. The UE55KU6500 has one of the thickest thicknesses (97.2 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
If you are not worried about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Panasonic TX-50DX700[plb_3332673_price] (40mm and cheaper).
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55KU6500
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched 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.
Running Costs Are OK
This TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55KU6500 is £178, which is typical compared to the other 388 recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
As usual, I conducted stringent reviews on this product before purchasing it. As expected, I am in NO way disappointed as this is the real deal.Had my previous TV for all of eight years so decided... Read more…
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