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Samsung UE55H6850

55" Full HD Curved Jan 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £104.38 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent TV reviews
Running costs are low
Does not have a built-in camera

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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 47,290 expert and owner reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the UE55H6850 is in the cheapest 17% of all 307 TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55H6850 is £105.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when Samsung released the UE55H6850.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the UE55H6850 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the UN55ES8000F, or the ES8000 both from Samsung.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this age and type. 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 UE55H6850 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

Alternative 55" TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the 55LB580, or the 55LB870 both from LG which and both of have better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E585 (£1,480.90) (58").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55H6850 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE65H8090, and the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55H6850 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55H6850 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE55H6850 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE55H6850 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55H6850 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE55H6850 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE55H6850 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The UE55H6850 features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55H6850 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The UE55H6850 features voice control. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55H6850 supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support BD Wise.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55H6850 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The UE55H6850 supports interactive TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support interactive TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55H6850 supports timeshift. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55H6850 supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55H6850 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE55H6850 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 7W and 100W. The RMS rated power of the UE55H6850 of 40 Watts is one of the highest amongst TVs of this type and age.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE55H6850 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television also have an auto volume leveler.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55H6850 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55H6850 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thick

The Samsung UE55H6850 has a quite thick depth (90.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV. Large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV have depths of between 2.9mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 55mm.

Alternative 90.6mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55H6800 (£999.99) which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55h6850aw
Barcodes 08806086427838, 08806086428071, 08806086431729, 08806086448208

Samsung UE55H6850 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55H6850 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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