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Samsung UE49K5589
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Samsung UE49K5589

49" Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
£104.38 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 23,858 owner and expert reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that were launched 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 Samsung UE49K5589 supports smart TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for the last year do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung UE49K5589 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE49K5589.

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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 mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE49K5589 is a two RF ports quantity television.

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Four Processor Coress

The UE49K5589 is a four processor cores TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE49K5589 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other latest TVs. Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE49K5589 have RMS rated powers of between 5W and 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 Samsung UE49K5589 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

three HDMI ports quantitys

Most televisions that were released in the last year have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the UE49K5589 which has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Thin

The average depth of mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE49K5589 is 70mm, and the depths range from 7.1mm to 99mm. With a depth of only 54.9 millimeters, the UE49K5589 has one of the thinner depths amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might also want to consider the UE40K5589 (£488.55) (54.9mm), or the UE32K5579 (£302.48) (54.9mm) both from Samsung.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Samsung UE49K5589 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

Like most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the UE49K5589, the UE49K5589 does not have a built-in camera.

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Very High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A+, however the UE49K5589 is one of the most expensive to run mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE49K5589 is £105.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE49K5589 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE49K5589 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of recently released mid-size TVs range from 37kWh to 200kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 89 kilowatt hours, the UE49K5589 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age.

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The UE49K5589 is quite heavy (12.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other new similar spec TVs. The weights of mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE49K5589 range from 1kg to 20kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE49K5589

Released Ten Months Ago

This Samsung TV was released ten months ago.


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On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Teletext Function
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Subtitles Function
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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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 UE49K5589uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue49k5589, ue49k5589s, ue49k5589su, samsung ue49k5589, samsung ue49k5589s, samsung ue49k5589su, samsung ue49k5589sux, samsung ue49k5589suxz, samsung ue49k5589suxzg
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