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Samsung UE70KU6079
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Samsung UE70KU6079

70" Flat Apr 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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£285.45 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung is one of the superior TV brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

The UE70KU6079 was only relased by Samsung eight months ago.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year, the UE70KU6079 supports smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE70KU6079, the UE70KU6079 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price].

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Supports Twenty Video Formats

supports twenty video formats

The Samsung UE70KU6079 has a greater number of video formats than most new comparable spec televisions. This TV supports a H.265 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE70KU6079. The video formats "ASP", "DIVX", "H.263", "H.264", "MKV", "MP4", "MP43", "MPEG2", "MPEG21", "MPEG4", "MPEG4-SP", "MVC", "TS", "VP6", "VP8", "WMV", "WMV7", "WMV8" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The UE70KU6079 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE70KU6079 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE70KU6079 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that have been available for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are High

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, however the UE70KU6079 has an average running cost of £286 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 388 comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

Only Supports One Image Format

The Samsung UE70KU6079 has a greater number of image formats than most recently released 4K and 8K TVs. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE70KU6079.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE70KU6079, the UE70KU6079 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Ten Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE70KU6079 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by new 4K and 8K TVs. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most recently released 4K and 8K TVs have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UE70KU6079 which has three HDMI ports.

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Heavy

The average weight of latest 4K and 8K TVs is 20kg. The Samsung UE70KU6079 is quite heavy (27.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec TVs.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the recently released TVs the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. At 245 kilowatt hours, the UE70KU6079 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE70KU6079.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE70KU6079

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many recently released televisions. 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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Average Thickness

At 63.7 millimeters, the UE70KU6079 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UE70KU6079.

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE70KU6000[plb_3539766_price] (63.7mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
App
HbbTV
Video On Demand
Operating System
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
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
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Processor Core
Subtitles Function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
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 Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Audio Codecs
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £283.62
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £285.45
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE70KU6079uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
1.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
37
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 37 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue70ku6079ux, ue70ku6079uxz, ue70ku6079uxzg
Barcodes 08806088355429

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