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Samsung UE55HU6900S

£799.00
55" 4K Ultra HD 200Hz Flat Mar 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £160.07 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Cnetfrance.fr, e15.cz and fwdmagazine.be this TV has an overall expert rating of 73 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as 87 out of 100. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

We checked 32,219 user and expert reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Eighteen people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “On top of the HU7500 and HU8500, Samsung also offers a more affordable UHD range” in their review of this TV. Max said in his review of this TV on Amazon “Some might feel its a bit 'cheap' in construction”. Mr. Brian R. Dougal mentioned on Amazon “Incredible value - superb screen - a must buy for all keen photographers - no down side !”.

One owner reckoned that it was expensive. Ian Wantling mentioned “For a 40' tv the UE40H6700 appears to be expensive” in his review of the Samsung UE55HU6900 and rated the product 8 stars.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Twenty-three customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good features. Max wrote on Amazon three years ago “This SAMSUNG LED TV has a wealth of features that I will go into later.” in his Samsung UE55HU6900 review and rated it 7 stars. Max also wrote “Great picture, good sound and nice SMART features” in his review. Three years ago Kmw mentioned “▣ Overview, Design & Connectivity ▣This is one of Samsung's higher range 2014 series 6 TV's presenting a broad selection of Smart features and Active 3D technology” and scored it 7 stars.

Good Stand

Nine owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good stand. Three years ago Tony Walley wrote on Amazon “This model is better by far - it's stand is more substantial”. In the same month Amazon Customer wrote in their Samsung UE55HU6900 review “A simple stand; so no bows or fluff to distract from the on-screen action”. 43emz wrote on Amazon two years ago “The stand looks nice, sleek design” in their review of this TV.

Good for Wall Mounting

Two customers said in their reviews that this TV was good for wall mounting. Sue Adams scored the product 8 stars and she said on Amazon three years ago “Anyone know a good wall mount”. Ian Wantling wrote in his review of this TV “The set itself is incredibly thin and a perfect candidate for wall mounting” .

Good Remote Control

Four people who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Paul E. Reddington said “This controller looks very classy”. In the same month 43emz gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote “The voice activated remote is good fun, although you do need to be online for it to worked”. Ibraar 'le Saracen' wrote on Amazon three years ago “The little remote is great to use” in their review of this TV.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Fifteen people said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55HU6900 was thin. Martinrg mentioned “The box is incredibly thin” in their review of this TV. Mr. Martin J. Turnbull gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Seem nice tv with thinner panel and very easy setup”. Les Williams scored the product 6 stars and he said in his review of this TV “The sound quality from this TV is very good considering how slim it is.I have connected an external hard drive”.

Two people said in their reviews that the product was good structurally.

Two customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was lightweight. Three years ago Max said “They do the job and are lightweight” in his Samsung UE55HU6900 review and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Paul E. Reddington mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Plus it took a whole corner of the room up, whereas this lightweight is hung from the wall on a multi-position angled bracket from Amazon” and rated the product 7 stars.

Two customers thought it was heavy and bulky. Paul E. Reddington wrote in his review of this TV “Bought this beauty as a replacement for our huge heavy 36" Toshiba picture frame CRT TV which was still a cracking picture.” and scored it 7 stars. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV “My old flatscreen TV - also a Samsung - was no exception despite the frame being somewhat chunkier”.

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Design

Robust

Eleven customers who reviewed this TV wrote that it was well made. Max said “The TVs construction is very slim” and scored it 7 stars. Max also wrote “The TV comes with two pairs of 3D glasses, again done with a cheaper construction than say SONY.” in his review. Kmw said “Wifi is also built in.▣ Picture quality & 3D performance ▣HD picture quality is outstanding, presenting impressive clarity” .

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was strong and durable. Kmw wrote on Amazon three years ago “In terms of design, this Samsung TV looks very smart - It's slim, featuring a super thin glossy bezel, along with a strong, sturdy and stylish brushed metal "fixed" stand” in their review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-seven customers who reviewed the Samsung UE55HU6900 reckoned that it was good quality. Max wrote on Amazon “Great quality picture and sound” in his review of this TV. Kmw wrote “Nonetheless, this TV does an accomplished job at providing a pleasing 3D experience, presenting good picture quality and excellent 3D effects, with good depth” in their review of this TV. Kevin T. said on Amazon three years ago “Excellent quality TV far exceeding my expectations”.

Nice Design

Seven customers who purchased this TV thought it was good looking. Reviewser mentioned “A beautiful - real metal - stand” in their review of the Samsung UE55HU6900. Two years ago D. Buttery said on Amazon “Beautiful TV with so many little 'extras' As Described, fast service”. Christopher J. Cowen gave it a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon three years ago “I have two Samsung's in my house and I can tell you the image is beautiful” in his Samsung UE55HU6900 review.

Five people who purchased this TV agreed that it was well designed. Lizzy rated it 9 stars and mentioned two years ago “This TV is smart and easy to set up lovely design” in their review of this TV. Will99 wrote on Argos.co.uk “It has a brilliant design, was easy to set up”. C. R. Vincent said in their Samsung UE55HU6900 review on Amazon “A very well designed flat screen with a great picture”.

Three customers reckoned that it was smooth. Mr. Martin J. Turnbull he said on Amazon “Very smooth also network setup in few seconds”. Cryptic Kirk mentioned “The Smart Hub is very smooth and the Smart remote works very well” and gave this TV a rating of 7 stars. Ibraar 'le Saracen' mentioned “The picture is great, sharp and smooth” in their review of this TV and scored this TV 7 stars.

One customer thought the product was ergonomic. Amazon Customer said “The most noticeable leaps forward are in the ergonomics of the control unit when using the Smart Hub (where all Apps are” .

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was neat. Three years ago Ian Wantling wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “An IR extender to enable your universal remote to function and control your other devices, cable tidy clips, 4 AAA batteries”.

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Easy to Use

Eleven owners who bought this TV considered that it was easy to setup. Ppea said “Great product- easy to set up” in their review of the Samsung UE55HU6900. Cryptic Kirk wrote on Amazon “A great tv that works, is easy to set up and use”. Three years ago Christine Glover gave the product a score of 8 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “So easy to set up and any problems the booklet answered these”.

Nine customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Three years ago Kmw scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “They're adequate.▣ Smart TV & media features ▣Samsung have done an excellent job at designing a fresh, sleek and modern user interface which is intuitive and works well”. M. Adams said on Amazon “The smart Tv features are plentiful and easy to use” in their review of this TV. Bigal rated the product 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Samsung's own site was not very helpful and difficult to use, also the Lip Sync adjustment made no significant difference”.

Four customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Les Williams wrote “There is a menu option to delay the audio” . Schnuggles said on Amazon “There are a wealth of settings just like my Panasonic”. B. Smyth said in their review of this TV three years ago “Leave a comment if you want me to post the exact settings, for me it looks spot on”.

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to assemble. Three years ago Ibraar 'le Saracen' mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55HU6900 “It had come with a warranty and simple instructions on how to assemble and set up”.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Twenty-seven people reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Max said on Amazon three years ago “I had no problems with the 3D and the picture was clear, detailed, just very good”. Kmw gave this TV a rating of 8 stars and said “Active 3D is a welcome feature on this TV” in their review of this TV. Kmw also mentioned “I've been somewhat spoilt by watching Active 3D movies in my brothers dedicated home cinema, consisting of a Sony VPL-HW40ES Full HD Active 3D projector” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Fifteen owners said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Lynn Bailey said in his review of this TV on Amazon “Great tv picture quality is brill a plus using sound bar”. Schnuggles wrote on Amazon three years ago “Clarity and colours were nice”. Anandi mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55HU6900 on Argos.co.uk “Great picture quality”.

Three owners reckoned that the product had good colour saturation. Martinrg mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon three years ago “On demand services work really well, no lagging (partly due to fast broadband of course) and we were totally knocked out by the picture which gives rich, vibrant colours”. Kmw said on Amazon in the same month “This was simple to correct using the picture options and now colours look very natural”. Jack Percival wrote in his review of the Samsung UE55HU6900 “Lacks a natural touch, especially when there are bright colours involved”.

Two customers considered that it had a good contrast ratio. 43emz said in their review of this TV “There is a feature on it for darker settings films like Harry Potter which enhances the black levels, very impressed with this” . Jack Percival said on Amazon “Samsung have also gone here for strong contrast in the picture which makes black”.

One customer reckoned that it had image blurring. Kmw mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Response time is also reasonable with only minimal motion blur present” and scored it 7 stars.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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Good High Def TV

Eighteen people agreed that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Mr Sulisk Thorn wrote “The TV is tip top and HD so clear” in his review of this TV. Three years ago Max said in his review of this TV “Setup was very easy and HD channels display very well”. Reviewser mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “With 4K (Ultra HD) on its way I'd say that we are starting to see the peak of the HD/3D TV”.

Not 3D

The UE55HU6900 is not 3D, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 49UB850 (£826.79), or the Sony KD-55X8507 (£849.00) which also has a higher rating.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 200 hertz, the Samsung UE55HU6900 has a pretty standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the TX-40CX802 (£849.00) (1,600Hz), or the TX-50CX802 (£799.00) (1,600Hz) both from Panasonic.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Four owners reckoned that it was great for watching Netflix. One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was great for watching films.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two customers who purchased this TV reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Paul E. Reddington wrote on Amazon two years ago “Didn't have all the modern connectivity features such as HDMI sockets, facility to connect a USB hard drive”. Three years ago Schnuggles gave the product a score of 8 stars and wrote “Nice TV with good connectivity”.

One owner who bought the product considered that it had email functionality. Christopher J. Cowen mentioned “Thank you for reading my review, if you have any questions feel free to email me, I would be happy to help you with any questions you have” in his review of this TV.

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Good Smart TV Features

Eight people agreed that the product had good apps. Max mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “There are standard apps.”. Schnuggles said in their review of the Samsung UE55HU6900 “Apparently the TV will learn your habits and your frequent apps so you have easy access” and scored the product 6 stars. Spongebob rated it 7 stars and said on Amazon “Amazing amount of apps available for this TV”.

Eight owners considered that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Les Williams wrote three years ago “Using iplayer is also a joy with excellent picture” in his Samsung UE55HU6900 review. B. Smyth scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “It seems more integrated than previous versions and as of this review, all the usual suspects are present - Amazon, Netflix and BBC”. Three years ago Christopher J. Cowen mentioned on Amazon “Some of the apps this TV features is Hulu Plus, YouTube, Netflix, Facebook” in his review of this TV.

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had great smart functions. Bigal scored it 7 stars and said “The picture has been fantastic and the smart features are excellent although I have not yet got round to using the voice features (might be a bit gimmicky for me!”. Ibraar 'le Saracen' gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The smart features are easily accessed”.

Three owners who bought the product concluded that it was good for watching Freeview TV. 43emz mentioned on Amazon “The picture on the built in Freeview HD is stunning, you can see every detail”. Ian Wantling said in his review of this TV “Via the built in FreeView and Freesat HD tuners”.

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good for recording TV. One person concluded that it was good for watching YouTube on. Schnuggles said in their review of this TV “All the regular ondemand stuff is here which is superior to my Panasonic which only has iplayer and youtube”.

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Features Timeshift

The UE55HU6900 features timeshift. Most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV also feature timeshift.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UE55HU6900 has an internet TV function. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55HU6900 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One person who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of power usage. Amazon Customer wrote “Its energy efficient” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Good Battery Life

One owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was quick to charge. Max wrote in his Samsung UE55HU6900 review on Amazon “They take a small battery, which is a shame as I prefer to charge 3D glasses”.


Support

Good Support

Eight people who bought it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Martinrg gave it a score of 8 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “On screen instructions were very simple”. Kyeev said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The Saorview setup has the 7 day guide (great”. Schnuggles wrote “Old as it sounds, it’s always nice to have a manual in front of you *while* you are trying to find relevant settings” in their review of this TV.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55HU6900 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV.

We compared this television to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the 49UF7707, and the 49UB850 (£826.79) both from LG is also worth considering.

Other TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-50CX802 (£799.00).

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has a game mode, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Has an Extended PVR

The UE55HU6900 has an extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Features Voice Control

The UE55HU6900 features voice control. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55HU6900 supports BD Wise. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years also support BD Wise.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55HU6900 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Good Sound Quality

Thirty-one people agreed that the Samsung UE55HU6900 had good sound quality. Max said on Amazon “Overall it has a fantastic picture (from digital to HD to 3D) and has a good sound for such a small TV” and scored it 8 stars. Martinrg mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55HU6900 on Amazon “It sounds crystal clear” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Mr Peter Wright gave it a score of 8 stars and he wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Sound could be better”.


Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has a Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55HU6900 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A. The UE55HU6900 has an average running cost of £161 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 306 TVs of this age and spec.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55hu6900uxxu554kultraledtv, samsung ue55hu6900s, samsung f3y021bf2m, ue55hu6900dxzt
Barcodes 08806086114028, 08806086123907, 08806086123914, 08806086123983, 08806086124546, 08806086126816, 08806086134569, 08806086148795, 08806086156257

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