Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the superior brands.
Only Released Seven Months Ago
As one of the newer televisions, this mid-size TV is likely to use more advanced technology.
Supports Smart TV
The Samsung UE43KU6659 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months do not support smart TV.
Has a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other latest mid-size TVs, the UE43KU6659 has a wi-Fi.
There are a number of alternative televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including the LG 43LF5909[plb_3345515_price] which has better reviews.
2160p Supported Video Modes
The Samsung UE43KU6659 supports a better video mode than most recently released similar spec TVs. This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most newly released comparable spec TVs support a 720i supported video modes. In addition, this Samsung TV support a 720p and 1080p supported video modes.
A 2160p supported video modes is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs that are a comparable age to the UE43KU6659.
Amongst similar types of television the worst supported video mode is 1280p.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Samsung UE43KU6659 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs that have been around for the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys
The UE43KU6659 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other recently released televisions have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.
Supports Twenty-Six Video Formats Supporteds
The UE43KU6659 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that have been around for a similar time to it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by latest mid-size TVs. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "DIVX WEBM", "FLV", "H.263", "H.264", "M2TS", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPEG1", "MPG", "MTS", "SVI", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Supports Fourteen Audio Formats Supporteds
The UE43KU6659 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE43KU6659. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "M4A", "MID", "MIDI", "MPA", "OGG", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung TV.
Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.
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The UE43KU6659 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released in the last year are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE43KU6659 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
High Running Costs
This mid-size TV is rated A for energy efficiency, however the UE43KU6659 has an average running cost of £114 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 214 latest mid-size TVs.
Only Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds
The UE43KU6659 has a greater number of image formats than most new TVs. This Samsung TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE43KU6659. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "MPO" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the UE43KU6659 does not feature OLED technology.
The average weight of latest comparable spec TVs is 8.1kg, and the weights range from 1kg to 20kg. At 10.3 kilograms, the UE43KU6659 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE43KU6659.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
At 97 kilowatt hours, the UE43KU6659 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other latest mid-size TVs. Latest mid-size TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 37kWh and 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 67kWh.
When compared to other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the depth of the UE43KU6659 of 93.1 millimeters is one of the thickest. Comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE43KU6659 have depths of between 7.1mm and 99mm, and the average depth is 70mm.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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