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Samsung UE55KU6500

£699.99
55" 4K 120Hz Curved May 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £179.70 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Good product quality
A bit expensive
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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A Bit Expensive

One person said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55KU6500 was not cheap. Frankie Pint Paul. mentioned on Amazon in April last year “As expected, I am in NO way disappointed as this is the real deal”.


Design

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UE55KU6500 mentioned that it was good quality. Last year Frankie Pint Paul. said in his review of the Samsung UE55KU6500 “The picture quality is superb” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The UE55KU6500 has an average running cost of £180 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 415 recently released televisions.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

Samsung released the UE55KU6500 in May 2016.


Performance

Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE55KU6500 features Digital Clean View functionality, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Features USB Recording

The UE55KU6500 features USB recording, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55KU6500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE55KU6500 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other latest comparable spec TVs.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55KU6500 features extended PVR, as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE55KU6500 has a game mode, as do most of the other new comparable spec TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55KU6500 features local dimming, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UE55KU6500 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55KU6500 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions that came out in the last 12 months.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE55KU6500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung UE55KU6500 reviewer who bought the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Not 3D

The Samsung UE55KU6500 is not 3D. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 120 hertz, the Samsung UE55KU6500 has a fairly typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other recently released TVs.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE55KU6500 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year. Latest 4K and 8K TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 60Hz and 2,000Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Other 55" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55KS9000 (£490) which has better reviews.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Hisense H65M7000 (£969.97) (65" and cheaper) or the Samsung UE60KS7000 (£875) (60" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the Hisense H65M7000 (£969.97) which is cheaper; or the UE55KS9000 (£490), and the UE65KS7500 (£1,049.99) both from Samsung and both of which have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE55KU6500 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55KU6500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE55KU6500 has a mounting kit. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE55KU6500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs that came out in the last year also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55KU6500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other new comparable spec televisions.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE55KU6500 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE55KU6500 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55KU6500 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55KU6500 supports timeshift. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55KU6500 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE55KU6500 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55KU6500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other new similar spec TVs also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thick

The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV is 25mm and the thickest is 100mm. When compared to other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV, the depth of the Samsung UE55KU6500 of 97.2 millimeters is one of the thickest.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Samsung UE60JU6800 (£849) (64mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samledue55ku6500b, samsung ue55ku6500uxxc, samsung ue55ku6500uxxu, samsung ue55ku6500uxzt, samsung ue55ku6500kxxu, product ue55ku6500, summer ue55ku6500, samsung hwj7500r, samsung hwj7501r, quick ue55ku6500, smart ue55ku6500, bb ue55ku6500, samsung k9ltd
Barcodes 08806088285061, 08806088290515, 08806088292472, 08806088292717, 08806088300115

Samsung UE55KU6500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55KU6500 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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