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Samsung UE55KU6509
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Samsung UE55KU6509

55" Curved May 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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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review site PC Welt.de scored this television 77 out of 100.

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung large TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

The UE55KU6509 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs that were released in the last year, the UE55KU6509 has a wi-Fi.

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Supports Thirty Video Formats Supporteds

supports thirty video formats supporteds

The Samsung UE55KU6509 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This TV supports an MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by latest similar spec televisions. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "ASF", "ASP", "AVI", "DIVX", "FLV", "H.263", "H.264", "H.265", "M-JPEG", "M2TS", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MVC", "PS", "SVAF", "TS", "VOB", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9", "VRO", "WEBM", "WMV", "WMV7" and "WMV8" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Light

Across all the new large TVs the weights range from 1.7kg to 44kg. The UE55KU6509 is one of the lightest large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55KU6509 (only 1.7 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age.

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Only HD Ready HD Type

The display resolution of this TV is HD ready, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Not 3D

The UE55KU6509 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other latest similar spec TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most new comparable spec TVs do not have a built-in camera. The UE55KU6509 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55KU6509 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55KU6509 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the latest large TVs the annual energy consumptions range from 65kWh to 220kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. The UE55KU6509 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (154 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age.

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Fairly Thick

The Samsung UE55KU6509 has one of the thicker depths (97.2 millimeters) amongst large TVs of this age. TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55KU6509 have depths of between 34mm and 100mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55KU6509

Released Nine Months Ago

This large TV has been on the market for nine months.

Average Running Costs

This Samsung television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the UE55KU6509 has an average running cost of £180 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 57 TVs that were released in the last year.

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)
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
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
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

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 November 2016

Der Samsung UE55KU6509 ist ein UHD-Fernseher, der auf einem Curved Bildschirm basiert. Die Bildqualität des 55-Zöllers überzeugt.Der Samsung UE55KU6509 präsentiert sich in einem eleganten... 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).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55ku6509, ue55ku6509u, samsung ue55ku6509, samsung ue55ku6509u, samsung ue55ku6509ux, samsung ue55ku6509uxz, samsung ue55ku6509uxzg
Barcodes 08806088280738

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