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Samsung UE49K5579

Samsung UE49K5579

49" Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
A+
£104.38 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 23,817 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE49K5579 supports smart TV, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE49K5579 which do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung UE49K5579 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year also have a wi-Fi.

Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the LG 43LF5909.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The Samsung UE49K5579 is a two RF ports quantity television. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49K5579 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Four Processor Coress

The UE49K5579 has more processor coress than most of the recently released mid-size TVs. Most of the televisions that were released around the same time as the UE49K5579 only have between one and three processor coress, however this TV has four processor coress.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49K5579, the UE49K5579's RMS rated power of 20 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the newly released mid-size TVs the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE49K5579 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Quite Thin

The UE49K5579 has one of the thinner depths (only 54.9 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the new TVs the depths range from 7.1mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 70mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE32K5579 (£302.36) (54.9mm).

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for the last year.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Samsung UE49K5579 is not 3D. Most of the other new mid-size TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE49K5579 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE49K5579 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very High Running Costs

Whilst this Samsung TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the UE49K5579 has an average 5 year running cost of £105 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 214 mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the UE49K5579 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months have annual energy consumptions of between 37kWh and 200kWh. The UE49K5579 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (89 kilowatt hours) amongst televisions of this age.

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Heavy

The weights of televisions that are a similar age to the UE49K5579 range from 1kg to 20kg. The Samsung UE49K5579 is one of the heavier latest TVs (12.5 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE49K5579

Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when Samsung released the UE49K5579.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Twin Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Picture Processing Technology
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.38
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE49K5579uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue49k5579, samsung ue49k5579s, samsung ue49k5579su, samsung ue49k5579sux, samsung ue49k5579suxz, samsung ue49k5579suxzg
Barcodes 08806088257198

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