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11 Reasons For
The UE40KU6100 is one the top selling TV currently available for sale according to Amazon sales data.
Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews
Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Samsung is one of the superior brands.
Low Running Costs
This Samsung television is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE40KU6100 is £102, which makes it one of the cheaper to run 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
This TV is one of the newest TVs to be released. As such it is likely to have better features than some of the older TVs.
Recent Price Drop of £78.99
In the last 52 days the UE40KU6100 has dropped in price by £78.99.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the UE40KU6100, the UE40KU6100 supports smart TV.
It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including the Samsung UE40KU6020K[plb_3990648_price] which is cheaper; or the H43M3000[pl_3351598_price], or the H50M3300[pl_3405957_price] both from Hisense which has better reviews.
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Has a Wi-Fi
The UE40KU6100 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40KU6100.
It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE40KU6020K[plb_3990648_price] or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the H43M3000[pl_3351598_price], or the H50M3300[pl_3405957_price] both from Hisense.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it.
2160p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40KU6100 the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 86 kilowatt hours, the UE40KU6100 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40KU6100.
Across all the comparable spec TVs that were released in the last year the weights range from 7.6kg to 59kg. At only 8.1 kilograms, the Samsung UE40KU6100 is very light compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40KU6100.
8 Reasons Against
Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE40KU6100 are not 3D. The UE40KU6100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE40KU6100 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Only One RF Input
Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE40KU6100 have between one and two RF inputs, including the UE40KU6100 which has one RF input.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40KU6100 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE40KU6100 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The Samsung UE40KU6100 has a greater number of video formats than most recently released similar spec televisions. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this Samsung television.
Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys
The UE40KU6100 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV.
Only One RF Ports Quantity
The UE40KU6100 is a one RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40KU6100 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most latest 4K and 8K TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the UE40KU6100 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that were released in the last 12 months. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD
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Total running cost over 5 years
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40KU6100uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Samsung UE40KU6100 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions