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Overall Score

Samsung UE55HU6900S

£799.00
A classic 55" 4K TV with good features but a price that represents inferior value for money
55" 4K No No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE55HU6900 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE55HU6900 number 81 in 55 inch TVs, number 227 in 4K TVs and number 381 across all TVs.
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220 Reviews
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Poor
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
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£161 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
64
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £161 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and nice design.
The UE55HU6900 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching sport, ranking number 355 in TVs for sport. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 263 in TVs for films as well being average for playing games, ranking number 252 in TVs for gaming.
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Samsung UE55HU6900 Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung UE55HU6900?

The Samsung UE55HU6900 is 1,239.7mm wide and 719.2mm tall. It is 50.9mm thick and weighs 16.8kg.

Samsung UE55HU6900 front dimensions

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Samsung UE55HU6900 size in context

Samsung UE55HU6900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, tweakers.net, computerbild.de and prad.de this TV has an overall expert rating of 73 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this Samsung television rated this TV 87% on average. 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.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

10 customers who purchased it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three owners who bought the product thought it was smooth, three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed and two people who bought it reckoned that it was good looking.

Excellent Brand

Based on 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Stand

Five customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good stand.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Seven people who reviewed it thought it had good features.

Customers Report it Being Good for Wall Mounting

Two customers concluded that it was good for wall mounting.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Two customers considered that it had good technical guidance.

Users Report Good Smart TV Features

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it had great smart functions.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people wrote that it was easy to use, three customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to setup and two customers who reviewed the Samsung UE55HU6900 wrote that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five people said in their reviews that the product was thin.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three owners thought the product had a good remote control.

Users Report Excellent Image Quality

Four people who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality and three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation.

Users Report Excellent Sound Quality

13 customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55HU6900 had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £799.00 it is more expensive than 63% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The UE55HU6900's display diagonal of 55" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 70% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the UE55HU6900 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE55HU6900 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE55HU6900 of 50.9mm is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 32% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55HU6900 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55HU6900 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The UE55HU6900 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE55HU6900 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55HU6900 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55HU6900 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Voice Control

The UE55HU6900 features voice control, unlike 85% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE55HU6900 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55HU6900 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55HU6900 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Swivelling

The UE55HU6900 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of TVs which do not support swivelling.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55HU6900 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55HU6900 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55HU6900 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55HU6900 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55HU6900 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The UE55HU6900's high frequency rate of 200Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 74% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since June 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Samsung TV is A, and the average 5 year running cost of the UE55HU6900 is £161 based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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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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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE55HU6900

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Slower motion interpolation frequency
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