We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and specifically for Samsung large TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released large TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 4K Ultra HD televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE60KS7000 (£1,449.00), or the UE65KU6000 (£999.97) both from Samsung.
Just Released Five Months Ago
This Samsung TV was only released five months ago.
Like most of the other large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months, the UE65KU6079 is Smart TV.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE65KU6079 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for the last year also have a WiFi connection.
Two RF Ports
Most large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE65KU6079 have between one and two RF ports, including the UE65KU6079 which has two RF ports.
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Has One Smart Mode
The number of smart modes found on the Samsung UE65KU6079 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for the last year. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Game|Sports are also found on this TV.
Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the UE65KU6079 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats AAC|AIFF|APE|FLAC|M4A|MID|MIDI|MP3|MPA|OGG|WAV|WMA are also supported by this Samsung TV.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung UE65KU6079 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UE65KU6079 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other recently released large TVs, the UE65KU6079 does not have a built-in camera.
Running Costs Are Very High
Whilst this Samsung television is rated A for energy efficiency, the UE65KU6079 is one of the most expensive to run large TVs that came out in the last 12 months that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE65KU6079 is £247.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months, the Samsung UE65KU6079 does not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EF9509, or the 55UF8509 both from LG which is also higher rated.
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Quite Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UE65KU6079 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released televisions. Across all the large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE65KU6079 the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The UE65KU6079 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (212 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the UE65KU6079 is 150kWh.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 32 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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