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Samsung UE55K5579

Samsung UE55K5579

55" Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
A+
£110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Samsung has good average ratings for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

Supports Smart TV

The UE55K5579 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs that came out in the last 12 months also support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other new comparable spec televisions, the Samsung UE55K5579 has a wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on new televisions.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE55K5579 is more than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by latest large TVs. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung television.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 54.9 millimeters, the UE55K5579 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the UE55K5579. The average depth of newly released TVs is 66mm.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55K5510[plb_3416497_price] (55.1mm).

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many latest comparable spec televisions.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Samsung UE55K5579 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55K5579 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the UE55K5579 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE55K5579 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other new large TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Twenty-Seven Video Formats Supporteds

The UE55K5579 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that were launched in the last year. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds 3GP, ASF, ASP, DIVX, FLV, H.263, H.264, H.265, M-JPEG, M2TS, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MVC, PS, SVAF, TS, VOB, VP6, VP8, VRO, WEBM, WMV7 and WMV8 are also supported by this television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55K5579

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the average running cost of the UE55K5579 is £111 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 55 latest televisions.

Released Ten Months Ago

This Samsung TV was released ten months ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many recently released large TVs. 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
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Ambient Light Sensor
Processor Cores
Picture Processing Technology
Subtitles Function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Channel List Copy Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
Languages Support
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.79
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55K5579uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55k5579, samsung ue55k5579s, samsung ue55k5579su, samsung ue55k5579sux, samsung ue55k5579suxz, samsung ue55k5579suxzg
Barcodes 08806088259079

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