Samsung UE40K5579


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Samsung UE40K5579

Samsung UE40K5579
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A very economical to run but slightly out of date 40" Full HD television, with good features
40" Full HD No 54.9mm Apr 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE40K5579 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung UE40K5579 as follows:
Good Features
1 Year Old
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £68 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is This TV Best Used For?

Watching Films
Watching Sport

Samsung UE40K5579 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 111,124 user and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the UE40K5579 has an average 5 year running cost of £68 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2016.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE40K5579's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 30% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE40K5579 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE40K5579 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The UE40K5579's thickness of 54.9mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 38% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The UE40K5579 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40K5579 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE40K5579 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40K5579 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue40k5579suxzg, samsung 101cm40, samsung k5579su



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