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Samsung UE60KU6079
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Samsung UE60KU6079

60" Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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£214.95 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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3 Reasons For

Good Brand

4K and 8K TVs built by Samsung have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Samsung also has good reviews across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE60KU6079 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE60KU6079.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs, the UE60KU6079 has a wi-Fi.

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11 Reasons Against

Very High Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, however the UE60KU6079 is in the most expensive 20% of all 389 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE60KU6079 is £215.

Not 3D

The Samsung UE60KU6079 is not 3D. Most of the other latest comparable spec televisions are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE60KU6079, the UE60KU6079 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE78HU8500 (£4,749.00).

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the UE60KU6079 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been around for the last year. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE60KU6079.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other latest TVs, the UE60KU6079 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Sixteen Video Formats Supporteds

The UE60KU6079 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year. This TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months. The video formats supporteds "ASP", "DIVX", "H.263", "H.264", "H.265", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "MPEG4-SP", "MVC", "TS", "VP6", "VP8" and "WMV" are also supported by this Samsung television.

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Only Supports Ten Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE60KU6079 is more than most recently released TVs. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs 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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Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most recently released 4K and 8K TVs have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the UE60KU6079 which has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most new comparable spec TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Samsung UE60KU6079 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UE60KU6079 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year. The RMS rated powers of new 4K and 8K TVs range from 7W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE60KU6079 the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 184 kilowatt hours, the UE60KU6079 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other recently released similar spec TVs.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE60KU6079

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 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. 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 UE60KU6079 ten months ago.

Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the UE60KU6079 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE60KU6079.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE60KU6000 (£690.00) (64mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Audio Codecs

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £213.12
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Total running cost over 5 years £214.95
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE60KU6079uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
1.1T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 28 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue60ku6079
Barcodes 08806088248233

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