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Samsung UE78KU6500

£2,458.98
A relatively new 78" 4K TV with not bad features and one of the largest display diagonals around
78" 4K No No Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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PC World Business
Samsung UE78KU6500 from PC World Business
£2,458.98
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Reliant Direct
£2,479.00
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Beyond Television
Samsung UE78KU6500 from Beyond Television
£2,479.00
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PRC Direct
Samsung UE78KU6500 from PRC Direct
£2,489.00
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RGB Direct
£2,899.00
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Crampton and Moore
Samsung UE78KU6500 from Crampton and Moore
£2,999.00
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Atlantic Electrics Ltd
£3,698.99
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G E Bright Electrical
£3,698.99
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LambdaTek
£3,899.69
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Beyond Television
6 months interest free credit
Purchase price £2,479.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £247.90 6
months
12
months
£2,856.63 £217.39* Go to Store
Beyond Television
10 months interest free credit
Purchase price £2,479.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £247.90 10
months
12
months
£2,856.63 £217.39* Go to Store
Beyond Television
12 months interest free credit
Purchase price £2,479.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £247.90 12
months
12
months
£2,856.63 £217.39* Go to Store
PRC Direct
Classic Monthly Finance Plan: 36 months
Purchase price £2,489.00. APR 19.9%.
- £248.90 - 36
months
£3,241.80 £83.14* Go to Store
PRC Direct
Buy Now Pay Later - 9 Months Options
Purchase price £2,489.00. APR 29.8%.
£20.00 £248.90 9
months
36
months
£3,683.52 £94.85* Go to Store

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Samsung UE78KU6500 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE78KU6500 number 419 in 4K TVs and number 791 across all TVs.
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Poor
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Good Features
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14 Months Old
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£356 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A, its running costs of £356 over 5 years are in the most expensive 4% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport, ranking number 323 in TVs for sport. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 362 in TVs for films.
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Very Good
91
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,900 on Amazon UK 88 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 72% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
PC World Business £2,458.98 Go to Store
Reliant Direct £2,479.00 Go to Store
Beyond Television £2,479.00
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Samsung UE78KU6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 70,481 expert and user reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £2,458.98 it is more expensive than 90% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £559 (23%)

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE78KU6500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Very Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the Samsung UE78KU6500 of 78" is in the largest 2% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the UE78KU6500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE78KU6500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE78KU6500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Voice Control

The UE78KU6500 features voice control, unlike 85% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE78KU6500 features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE78KU6500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE78KU6500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE78KU6500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE78KU6500 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UE78KU6500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Features USB Recording

The UE78KU6500 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE78KU6500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE78KU6500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE78KU6500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE78KU6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE78KU6500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since June 2016.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst this Samsung TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, the UE78KU6500 has an average 5 year running cost of £356 based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue78ku6500, samsung ue78ku6500uxxu, samsung ue78ku6500kxxu, samsung hwj7501r, samsung p251838p, samsung hwj7500r
Barcodes 08806088355474, 08806088367231, 08806088374475, 08806088494081, 08806088521916

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