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Samsung UE55KU6509
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Samsung UE55KU6509

55" Curved May 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This Samsung TV received an expert rating of 77 out of 100 from PC Welt.de.

Good Brand

Based on 22,708 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other brands.

Just Released Seven Months Ago

This Samsung TV was released just seven months ago.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE55KU6509 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE55KU6509 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the UE55KU6509 is more than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55KU6509. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "MPA", "Vorbis" and "WAV" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Light

Large TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55KU6509 have weights of between 1.7kg and 44kg, and the average weight is 18kg. When compared to other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55KU6509 that we have assessed the weight of, the UE55KU6509's weight of only 1.7 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HD Ready HD Type

The display resolution of this TV is HD ready, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that came out around the same time as it.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months, the UE55KU6509 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Sharp LC-50LE651 (£849.66).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55KU6509 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55KU6509 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55KU6509 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Thirty Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the Samsung UE55KU6509 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by televisions that came out in the last 12 months. 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", "VP9", "VRO", "WEBM", "WMV", "WMV7" and "WMV8" are also supported by this television.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the recently released large TVs the annual energy consumptions range from 77kWh to 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. The UE55KU6509 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (154 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age.

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Fairly Thick

The UE55KU6509 has a fairly thick thickness (97.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that came out in the last 12 months. The average thickness of latest similar spec televisions is 69mm, and the thicknesses range from 34mm to 100mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE55KU6509

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A, and the average running cost of the UE55KU6509 is £180 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 62 comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year.

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
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
Management Features
Picture in Picture Function
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Ambient Light Sensor
Processor Core
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

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 November 2016

Der Samsung UE55KU6509 ist ein UHD-Fernseher, der auf einem Curved Bildschirm basiert. Die Bildqualität des 55-Zöllers überzeugt.Der Samsung UE55KU6509 präsentiert sich in einem eleganten... 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 samsung ue55ku6509, samsung ue55ku6509u, samsung ue55ku6509ux, samsung ue55ku6509uxz, samsung ue55ku6509uxzg
Barcodes 08806088280738

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