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Samsung UE78KU6509

78" 4K Curved Jul 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £355.96 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung televisions have excellent reviews
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Not 3D

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Reviews

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

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


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Released Nine Months Ago

Samsung released the UE78KU6509 in July 2016.


Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE78KU6509 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE78KU6509 has a game mode, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE78KU6509 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE78KU6509 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE78HU8500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE78KU6509 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other new TVs also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE78KU6509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE78KU6509 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Display

Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV, the Samsung UE78KU6509 is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE78HU8500.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 120 hertz, the Samsung UE78KU6509 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months. The average motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television is 480Hz.

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78 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 78 inch TV.

Alternative 78" TVs currently available that you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the Samsung UE78HU8500.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 86SJ957 (£6,490) (86").

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

Whilst this television is rated A for energy efficiency, the average running cost of the UE78KU6509 is £356 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 6% of all 415 new 4K and 8K TVs.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE78KU6509 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE78KU6509 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE78KU6509 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE78KU6509 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions that have been available for the last year also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE78KU6509 supports Smart TV. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE78KU6509 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE78KU6509 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE78KU6509 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UE78KU6509 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months. 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 6W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 29W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue78ku6509uxzg
Barcodes 08806088355375

Samsung UE78KU6509 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE78KU6509 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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