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Samsung UE55F6740SS

55" Full HD Flat Feb 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £132.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has an ECO mode
3D

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 expert and owner reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the UE55F6740SS is £133 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 75 TVs of this spec and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE55F6740SS in February 2016.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE55F6740SS has an ECO mode. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have an ECO mode.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55F6740SS supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55F6740SS has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it. 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE55F6740SS has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE58J5200 (£537.67) (58").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55F6740SS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think the LG 55EC940 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55F6740SS supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55F6740SS has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The UE55F6740SS features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also feature extended PVR.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55F6740SS features local dimming, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55F6740SS features voice control, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55F6740SS supports BD Wise. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support BD Wise.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE55F6740SS has a game mode. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago also have a game mode.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55F6740SS supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Swivelling

The UE55F6740SS supports swivelling. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this television also support swivelling.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55F6740SS has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55F6740SS has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55F6740SS has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE55F6740SS has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this television which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55F6740SS supports timeshift. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55F6740SS supports internet TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55F6740SS supports Smart TV, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin

The UE55F6740SS has one of the thinner depths (only 47.2 millimeters) amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age. The depths of TVs of a similar age and type to this TV range from 34mm to 98mm, and the average depth is 67mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-55W807 (£638) (61mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55f6740, samsung 3dtv400, ue55f6740ss, ue55f6740sb
Barcodes 08806085480421, 08806085502215

Samsung UE55F6740SS Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55F6740SS review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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