Samsung UE40K5579
Samsung UE40K5579
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Samsung UE40K5579

A relatively new and economical to run 40" Full HD TV
40" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE40K5579 Review

Released 1 year ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE40K5579 number 203 in 40 inch TVs.
Missing Some Features
16 Months Old
£89 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

Samsung televisions 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £89 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 530 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 860 in TVs for sport.

Should You Buy it Now?

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Samsung UE40K5579 In-Depth Analysis


Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 70,672 expert and user reviews (including 39,029 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £560.20 it is cheaper than 54% of TVs.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE40K5579 of 40" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 27% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE40K5579 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE40K5579 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE40K5579's thickness of 54.9mm is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 39% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The UE40K5579 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40K5579 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40K5579 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE40K5579 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Released 16 Months Ago

Samsung released the UE40K5579 in April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, and the UE40K5579 is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE40K5579 is £89.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40k5579suxzg, samsung 101cm40, samsung k5579su
Barcodes 08806088256757

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