Samsung UN55KU6500


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Samsung UN55KU6500

Samsung UN55KU6500
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An excellently reviewed but 2 year old 55" 4K TV, with very good features and low running costs
55" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
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Samsung UN55KU6500 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung UN55KU6500 as follows:
475 Reviews
1 Year Old
Running Costs
£98 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has marvellous user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Hisense TVs also 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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.
This TV has running costs of £98 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, superior product quality and that it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
About this product
Every detail in stunning 4k UHD resolution
An incredible view, wherever you sit
Vibrant viewing experience
Natural detail and color expression
Classics never looked so good
Go deeper into your content
Bring the movie theater into your living room
The features you want, all in one place
Indulge your inner gamer
The remote power is in your hands
Easily connect, share and play your favorite content

How Big is the Samsung UN55KU6500?

The Samsung UN55KU6500 is 1,242mm wide and 718.8mm tall. It weighs 16.2kg.

Samsung UN55KU6500 front dimensions
Samsung UN55KU6500 size in context

Samsung UN55KU6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this television is outstanding based on 475 user reviews. 303 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

19 owners concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

28 owners who purchased it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

14 customers reckoned that this TV was easy to setup, 12 customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use and two people who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

20 people said in their reviews that it had good features.

Users Report Good Image Quality

22 owners concluded that the product had good picture quality and five people thought this TV had good colour saturation.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 111,124 expert and owner reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Sound Quality

19 owners who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners who purchased the Samsung UN55KU6500 reckoned that it was well made and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

15 customers thought this TV had a good remote control.

Users Report That it is Great for Playing Games On

Two customers considered that this TV was great for gaming.

Customers Report Excellent Design

15 customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking and seven owners agreed that this TV was well designed.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people reckoned that the Samsung UN55KU6500 was thin.

Customers Report a Good Stand

Two owners agreed that it had a good stand.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the UN55KU6500 is £98 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2016.


Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UN55KU6500 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 77% of all TVs when sorted 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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The highest resolution of the UN55KU6500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UN55KU6500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN55KU6500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The UN55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Only One Loudspeaker

The UN55KU6500 is a one loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UN55KU6500 of only 120Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 33% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN55KU6500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN55KU6500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung UN55KU6500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN55KU6500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un55ku6500fxza, samsung ku6500series



Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN55KU6500

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