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Samsung UE55H6870
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Samsung UE55H6870

55" Curved Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£104.38 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung large TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55H6870, the UE55H6870 supports smart TV.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE55D7000 which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE55H6870 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a wi-Fi.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs of this spec and age is 120kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh. At only 89 kilowatt hours, the UE55H6870 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE55H6870.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The UE55H6870 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UN55ES8000, or the UE55F8000 both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55H6870 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55H6870 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,199.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 90.6 millimeters, the Samsung UE55H6870 has one of the thicker depths amongst TVs of this age. The average depth of TVs of a similar type and age to the UE55H6870 is 56mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55H6870

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55H6870 is £105, which is typical compared to the other 320 televisions of a comparable spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART 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)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ £0.003474 per litre - Edit water usage and price
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 UE55H6870uses 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 ue55h6870, samsung ue55h6870s, samsung ue55h6870ss
Barcodes 08806086326544

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