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Samsung UE40K5579

Samsung UE40K5579

40" Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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£88.36 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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12 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 23,817 expert and user reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has good ratings. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE40K5579 supports smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40K5579 do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE40K5579 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that came out in the last year also have a wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider include the LG 43LF5909[plb_3345515_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE40K5579 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Four Processor Coress

The UE40K5579 is a four processor cores TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year only have between one and three processor coress.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of latest similar spec TVs range from 5W to 40W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UE40K5579's RMS rated power is one of the highest amongst TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40K5579.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE40K5579 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

three HDMI ports quantitys

The UE40K5579 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Quite Thin

Across all the TVs that were released in the last year the depths range from 7.1mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 70mm. With a depth of only 54.9 millimeters, the UE40K5579 has one of the thinner depths amongst televisions of this age.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE32K5579[plb_3434604_price] (54.9mm).

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that came out in the last year.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other new TVs, the Samsung UE40K5579 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40K5579 do not have a built-in camera. The UE40K5579 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that came out in the last year, the UE40K5579 does not feature OLED technology.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE40K5579

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the UE40K5579 has an average 5 year running cost of £89 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 214 comparable spec TVs that were released in the last year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Twin Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Picture Processing Technology
Subtitles Function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.36
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40K5579uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40k5579, samsung ue40k5579s, samsung ue40k5579su, samsung ue40k5579sux, samsung ue40k5579suxz, samsung ue40k5579suxzg
Barcodes 08806088256757

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