Samsung UE49K5579
Samsung UE49K5579
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Samsung UE49K5579

A relatively new 49" Full HD TV with adequate features
49" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung UE49K5579 Review

Released 1 year ago but with low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE49K5579 number 420 in 50 inch TVs.
Average Features
16 Months Old
£105 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £105 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Features local dimming
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Samsung UE49K5579 In-Depth Analysis


Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 70,401 expert and user reviews (including 38,877 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE49K5579 of 49" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 60% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE49K5579 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE49K5579 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE49K5579's thickness of 54.9mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 38% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The UE49K5579 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE49K5579 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE49K5579 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE49K5579 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This TV was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Samsung TV is A+, and the average running cost of the UE49K5579 is £105 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue49k5579, ue49k5579su



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