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Samsung UE78KU6500

£2,449.00
Samsung UE78KU6500
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A gigantic and fairly new 4K TV, good for watching films
78" 4K No No Nov 2016 A
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£2,449.00
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Samsung UE78KU6500 78 Curved UHD Smart TV
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RGB Direct
£2,899.00
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Samsung UE78KU6500 78inch UHD Curved Smart TV
£2,999.00
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£3,698.99
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Beyond Television
Beyond Television
6 months interest free credit
Purchase price £2,449.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £244.90 6
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12
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£2,822.06
£214.76*
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Beyond Television
Beyond Television
10 months interest free credit
Purchase price £2,449.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £244.90 10
months
12
months
£2,822.06
£214.76*
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Beyond Television
Beyond Television
12 months interest free credit
Purchase price £2,449.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £244.90 12
months
12
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£2,822.06
£214.76*
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Samsung UE78KU6500 Review

Released 1 year ago and with excellent features, we have scored the Samsung UE78KU6500 as follows:
55
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Age
15 Months Old
60
Running Costs
£270 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £270 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a mounting kit
Experience superior colour<br>uhd crystal colour
Crystal colour
HDR
The smartest TV on the planet<br>3 clicks to your favourite content
Curved screen<br>immersive viewing experience
360 degree design<br>combining the very best in picture quality with incredible design
360 design
Minimalist design

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 817 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 816 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 44% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung UE78KU6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 111,124 expert and user reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £2,449.00 it is more expensive than 94% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Up by £259 (11%)

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, however the UE78KU6500 is in the most expensive 7% of all 4,306 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE78KU6500 will cost £270 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

Samsung released the UE78KU6500 in November 2016.

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Features

4K

4K

The UE78KU6500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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 display diagonal of the UE78KU6500 of 78" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Samsung UE78KU6500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE78KU6500 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE78KU6500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Features Local Dimming

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

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung UE78KU6500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This Samsung TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE78KU6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE78KU6500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE78KU6500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE78KU6500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE78KU6500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE78KU6500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung UE78KU6500 features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 95% of televisions which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE78KU6500 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Features USB Recording

The UE78KU6500 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue78ku6500uxxu, samsung hwj7500r, samsung hwj7501r

Barcodes:

08806088355474, 08806088367231, 08806088374475, 08806088494081, 08806088521916

Samsung UE78KU6500

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