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Owner Reviews Are Excellent
Based on 72 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 90%.
Several Samsung UE40KU6400 owners reckoned that this TV was good value for money. Last year Alan wrote “Amazing TV for the price! I used this for my PS4”. Alan also mentioned “If your looking for a good value for money TV for 4K, then this is the one”. George Armstrong said on Amazon “PS4 Pro, I knew I'd want to go down the affordable 4k route”.
Good Sound Quality
A few people who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. @marky_rob wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40KU6400 on Amazon “The sound is clear and I don't feel a need for a sound bar or anything like that”. Amazon Customer wrote “The image is crystal clear and the sound is great too”. Gagan said in their review on Amazon “Great sound quality as well”.
Good Product Quality
Eighteen Samsung UE40KU6400 owners who bought the Samsung UE40KU6400 said that it was good quality. Chris wrote “Picture quality is great” in his review. D & D wrote in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review on Amazon “This is an excellent Tv with excellent top range picture quality”. Gagan wrote in their review on Amazon “Great picture quality, HD” and gave the Samsung UE40KU6400 a rating of 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
Several people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Gagan said in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review on Amazon “You can watch anything online with great picture quality”. P. Williams wrote on Amazon “Is you have a Samsung phone smart view works very well sending 4k video from My S6 easy & the picture quality is excellent” in their review of this TV. Rakesh Radhakrishnan gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Samsung UE40KU6400 review “Picture quality is crisp, sharp and the colours are awesome”.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. George Armstrong scored the product very highly and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Believe me, this TV is more than bright enough and displays colours that, to my eyes, look superb”.
Easy to Use
Five customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Dr Joanna Bredski gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It was slightly tricky to set up and I did have to phone Samsung for support.” in their review of this TV. Robin Brace mentioned in his review of this TV “It takes a techo genius to setup Freesat; so far I have failed in three attempts! 2” .
A number of people said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Last year Chris gave the Samsung UE40KU6400 a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of this TV “Highly recommended easy to use 40 inch Smart TV”. Chris also wrote “Easy to use and very responsive”. K S wrote on Amazon in the same month “If someone loves to have great control over settings, then you'd be disappointed by what is on offer”.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good experience. K S wrote in January last year “The standard ones already provide a great experience” in their review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. Nicholas said on Amazon “The link also has the settings for the best picture setup [.”.
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Good High Def TV
A number of people said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Jnew said on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent for UHD and HD broadcasts and there are plenty of opportunities to adjust the four picture quality settings to suit your preferences” yet they only scored the product 3 stars. Jnew also wrote “This said, HD sport broadcasts are sharp”.
A number of people who bought it considered that it was good looking. Alan wrote on Amazon “Great and sexy”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Very stylish, easy to set up, great sound”. Last year Steven Mckeon mentioned on Amazon “The Amazon 4K is beautiful to watch” in his review of the Samsung UE40KU6400 and rated this TV as very good.
Running Costs Are Very Low
This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the UE40KU6400 is in the cheapest 10% of all 389 similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the UE40KU6400 will cost only £100 over 5 years to run.
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We checked 23,817 expert and user reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Good Technical Features
Four people who reviewed the Samsung UE40KU6400 said that it had good features. In January last year Alistair said in their review of this TV on Amazon “All smart features are very good”. Gagan wrote “Best picture quality /features and sound” and scored the product very highly. Mcstick wrote “In addition to live TV, this also has Smart features and comes with many apps to watch other sources”.
The UE40KU6400 is a popular choice of television.
Good Smart TV
Several people considered that the product had great smart functions. Chris said in his review of this TV “The smart functions are excellent” . Mcstick wrote on Amazon “The Smart features are also really easy to use” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 reviewer said that it was good for watching on demand TV.
Several customers who bought it reckoned that it was well made. @marky_rob wrote last year “On the upside the stand it comes with is very well put together and sturdy and the TV looks great even when switched off” in their review and scored the product very highly. Nicholas rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent and especially via the built in Netflix and Amazon Prime 4k sources”.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. P. Williams rated the Samsung UE40KU6400 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40KU6400 last year “Modern TVs that's what sound bars are for & this TV has a HDMI ARC port for this aswell”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Troy K. mentioned “Watching 4K on you tube is awsome and wifi is so easy to setup.” but even so he only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.
One person who reviewed it thought it was thin. P. Williams said “That can be said for most slim”.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 owner reckoned that the product had a good stand. @marky_rob mentioned “It would be that I wish it had a swivel on the stand so I could turn it at different angles” in their review.
Good Standard Def TV
One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying standard definition TV. In January last year K S gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “Very good HD quality and decent upscaling on SD”.
One Samsung UE40KU6400 reviewer who reviewed the Samsung UE40KU6400 reckoned that it was good for making skype calls. Troy K. mentioned in his review in January last year “If you are expecting to get SKYPE on your smart TV (” yet he only gave this TV a score of 60 out of 100.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
Samsung only released the UE40KU6400 eight months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other latest TVs, the Samsung UE40KU6400 supports smart TV.
Alternative televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to consider include the 43UH661[pl_3359412_price], or the 49UH661[pl_3359413_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE43KU6400[plb_3452550_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40KU6400, the UE40KU6400 has a wi-Fi.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the 43UH661[pl_3359412_price], or the 49UH661[pl_3359413_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE43KU6400[plb_3452550_price] is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.
2160p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on televisions that have been on the market for the last year.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The UE40KU6400 has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 86 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other new TVs. The annual energy consumptions of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40KU6400 range from 59kWh to 420kWh.
The weights of new comparable spec TVs range from 7.6kg to 59kg. The UE40KU6400 is one of the lighter latest 4K and 8K TVs (only 9.2 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.
4 Reasons Against
Recent Price Increase of £28.86
The UE40KU6400 has increased in price by £28.86 in the last couple of weeks.
Most latest similar spec televisions are not 3D. The UE40KU6400 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UE40KU6400 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other latest similar spec televisions also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40KU6400 do not feature OLED technology. The UE40KU6400 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
At 54.6 millimeters, the UE40KU6400 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months.
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