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.
Has a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other new comparable spec televisions, the Samsung UE55K5579 has a wi-Fi.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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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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
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.
Samsung Wide Color Enhancer, Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
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400 x 400
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20-24, 220 - 240
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50, 60, 50/60
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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