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50

Overall Score

Samsung UE55K5579

A fairly new 55" Full HD TV with satisfactory features
55" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung UE55K5579 Review

Released 1 year ago but with low running costs, we have scored the Samsung UE55K5579 as follows for Summary.
50
Average Features
75
16 Months Old
58
£111 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 50?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £111 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
6
Mediocre
55
Mediocre

Samsung UE55K5579 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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We checked 70,481 expert and user reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UE55K5579 of 55" is in the largest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55K5579 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the UE55K5579 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The UE55K5579's thickness of 54.9mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 39% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55K5579 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE55K5579 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55K5579 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Feature Extended PVR

Like most other TVs, the UE55K5579 does not feature extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55K5579 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most other televisions, the Samsung UE55K5579 does not feature voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55K5579 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE55K5579 does not feature local dimming, although keep in mind that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55K5579 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This Samsung television has been on the market since April 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Samsung TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the UE55K5579 is £111 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806088259079

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