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Samsung UE55K5579

55" Full HD Flat Apr 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The UE55K5579 is typical compared to the other 75 televisions that came out more than a year ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE55K5579 will cost £111 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE55K5579 in April 2016.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television, the Samsung UE55K5579 is not 3D.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

If you are looking for a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Sony KDL65W855 (£729) (65").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55K5579 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 55EG9109.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55K5579 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55K5579 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55K5579 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE55K5579 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The UE55K5579 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE55K5579 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than a year ago also have an ambient light sensor.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE55K5579 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year which feature local dimming.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55K5579 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE55K5579 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The UE55K5579 supports internet TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55K5579 supports Smart TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55K5579 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE55K5579 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

At only 54.9 millimeters, the UE55K5579 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The average depth of TVs of this type and age is 67mm, and the depths range from 34mm to 98mm.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55K5510 (£529.99) (55.1mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55k5579suxzg
Barcodes 08806088259079

Samsung UE55K5579 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55K5579 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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