This Samsung TV received an expert rating of 77 out of 100 from PC Welt.de.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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