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Samsung UE55KU6079

Samsung UE55KU6079

55" Flat Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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£179.70 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 23,817 expert and owner reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good reviews. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The UE55KU6079 supports smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the UE55KU6079.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the 55UH6507[pl_3413191_price], or the 70UH6350[pl_3446540_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE55KS8090[plb_3392171_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55KU6079, the UE55KU6079 has a wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the UN55KU6290[pl_3446179_price], or the UE55KU602[pl_3761473_price] both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-58DX730[plb_3391187_price].

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE55KU6079 is a two RF ports quantity TV.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE55KU6079 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (1,300 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE55KU6079. 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE55KU6079 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 60Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 590Hz.

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6 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received a score of 68 out of 100 from TV expert review site PC Welt.de.

Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs that came out in the last year, the Samsung UE55KU6079 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the 55UF8509[pl_3537337_price], or the 60UH7709[pl_3537353_price] both from LG or the TCL-Digital U65S8806[plb_3212361_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE55KU6079 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the LG 75UH855[plb_3350140_price], or the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_3973673_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE55KU6079 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55KU6079 also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the U65S8806[pl_3212361_price], the U55S8806[pl_3213698_price], or the U58S7806[pl_3213716_price] all from TCL-Digital which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Nineteen Video Formats Supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the UE55KU6079 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year. This television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55KU6079. The video formats supporteds "ASP", "DIVX", "H.263", "H.264", "H.265", "M-JPEG", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "MVC", "TS", "VC-1", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9", "WMV7" and "WMV8" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Ten Audio Formats Supporteds

The UE55KU6079 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that came out in the last year. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55KU6079

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released in the last year. 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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Released Ten Months Ago

Samsung released the UE55KU6079 ten months ago.

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the UE55KU6079 has an average running cost of £180 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 389 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Average Depth

With a depth of 63.2 millimeters, the UE55KU6079 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55KU6079.

We compared this television to all the other 63.2mm thick TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55JU6800[plb_2955156_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Twin Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitles Function
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 May 2016

Der Samsung UE55KU6079 ist ein UHD-Fernseher der neuesten Produktserie mit HDR-Wiedergabe. Im Test zeigt der TV eine überzeugende Bildqualität gepaart mit üppiger Ausstattung und einem... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £177.87
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £179.70
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Energy Rating
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55ku6079, ue55ku6079u, ue55ku6079ux, ue55ku6079uxz, ue55ku6079uxzg
Barcodes 08806088247717

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