Samsung UE55JU6800 vs Samsung UE55KU6500

Samsung UE55JU6800
Samsung UE55KU6500

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6800 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Samsung UE55KU6500 does not have a common interface (CI). Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55JU6800 is three, but the Samsung UE55KU6500 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

DVI port Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6800 has a DVI port, whereas the Samsung UE55KU6500 does not have a DVI port.
Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6800 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KU6500 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

36kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6800 has an annual energy consumption of 118kWh, whereas the Samsung UE55KU6500 is a 154kWh annual energy consumption TV (36kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

54% thinner Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6800 has a depth of 63.2mm. That's 34mm thinner than the Samsung UE55KU6500 (97.2mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

800g lighter Edit
Samsung UE55JU6800 is 16.6kg heavy, but the Samsung UE55KU6500 is a 17.4kg heavy TV (800g heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper to run by £41.67
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU6800 is £41.67 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55KU6500. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55JU6800 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE55KU6500 has a rating of "A".
2 Reasons For
£19 cheaper
The Samsung UE55KU6500 is £19.10 cheaper than the Samsung UE55JU6800.
Available from 19 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
More expensive by £19
The Samsung UE55JU6800 is £19.10 more expensive than the Samsung UE55KU6500.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung UE55JU6800 is only stocked by 4 retailers, but the Samsung UE55KU6500 is stocked by 23 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Samsung UE55JU6800 is one month older than the Samsung UE55KU6500.
9 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6500 does not have a common interface (CI), however the Samsung UE55JU6800 has a common interface (CI). Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55KU6500 is two, but the Samsung UE55JU6800 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6500 does not have a DVI port, however the Samsung UE55JU6800 has a DVI port.
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6500 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6800 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

36kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6500 is a 154kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 36kWh higher than the Samsung UE55JU6800 (154kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

34mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55KU6500 has a depth of 97.2mm, however the Samsung UE55JU6800 is a 63.2mm thick TV (34mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Heavier Edit
Samsung UE55KU6500 is 17.4kg heavy. That's 800g heavier than the Samsung UE55JU6800 (17.4kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive to run over five years by 31%
The running costs of the Samsung UE55KU6500 are £177.87 which is £41.67 more than the Samsung UE55JU6800 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Samsung UE55KU6500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE55JU6800 has a rating of "A+".

Average User Rating

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Date Released

11 months Ago 10 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 749.00
Total cost of ownership £ 885.20
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 177.87
Purchase price £ 729.90
Total cost of ownership £ 907.77
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.88T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
139.7cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
 2160p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1400 1600
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Refresh Rates Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
Colour Depth
8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
139.7cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Skype
BEST
 Skype
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Audio System
Dolby Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Automatic Shut Off Function
 Automatic shut off function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Panel Lock
 Panel Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
27 27

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 H.263
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 VP6
 VP8
 M2T
 H.265
 VRO
 VP9
 PS
 SVI
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 H.263
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 VP6
 VP8
 M2T
 H.265
 VRO
 VP9
 PS
 SVI
Audio Formats Supported
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
 MPO
 JPG
 BMP
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
 Parental control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Motion Control
 Motion control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 4
Subtitle Formats Supported
 ASS
 ASS
Deep Colour Support
 Deep colour support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
BD Wise Plus
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Lighting
 Ambient lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
Smartphone Remote Support
 Smartphone remote support
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W
BEST
111W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
118kWh
BEST
154kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
265W 170W
BEST

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
63.2mm
BEST
97.2mm
Weight
16.6kg
BEST
17.4kg
Package Weight
22kg
BEST
25.6kg
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
1495 x 830 x 153 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
17.7kg
BEST
20kg
Depth (with Stand)
310.5mm 296.2mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
781.7mm 774.9mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,242.6mm 1,233.6mm
BEST
Height
718.4mm 715.3mm
Width
1,242.6mm 1,233.6mm
Package Height
830mm 812mm
BEST
Package Width
1,495mm 1,477mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Installation Guide
 Quick installation guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Network Streaming Services Supported
 Netflix
 Netflix
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Power Save Mode
 Power save mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features
Eco Sensor,Auto Power Off Unknown - Click to provide data
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 SLV
 BUL
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 SLV
 BUL
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
1242.6 x 781.7 x 310.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Enhancement Technology
DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound,Dolby Digital Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring Unknown - Click to provide data
Stereo Sound
Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement
SUHD Remastering Engine Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Power
20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimming Type
Micro Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxHxD)
1242.6 x 781.7 x 310.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV Applications
BBC iPlayer,ITV player,All 4,Demand 5,Netflix,Amazon Prime,built-in UHD content,App store: Samsung App Store,Full internet browser,Facebook,Twitter,Skype,Please note: Apps shown are available or coming soon on all 2015 Smart TV models,Blu-Ray and Home Theatre Players. Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
1242.6 x 718.4 x 63.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
Samsung UE55JU6800 Smart Ultra HD 4k 55 LED TV,Remote control,User manual,E manual,AC power cable Unknown - Click to provide data
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