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Samsung UN55KU6500
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Samsung UN55KU6500

55" Direct-LED Curved Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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Running Costs Are Very Low

The average 5 year running cost of the UN55KU6500 is only £98 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 389 latest 4K and 8K TVs.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

4K and 8K TVs built by Samsung have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. 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 UN55KU6500 supports smart TV, as do most of the other latest TVs.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs, the UN55KU6500 has a wi-Fi.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UN55KU6500 are not 3D. The UN55KU6500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UN55KU6500 do not have a built-in camera. The UN55KU6500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_3973673_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only One Number of Loudspeakers

The UN55KU6500 is a one number of loudspeakers television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year do not feature OLED technology. The UN55KU6500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UN55KU6500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 120 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year. The average motion interpolation frequency of latest comparable spec TVs is 590Hz.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The UN55KU6500 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the UN55KU6500 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 20 Watts, the Samsung UN55KU6500 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UN55KU6500. Across all the newly released TVs the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55KU6500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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

This television was released ten months ago.

Specification

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £96.14
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £97.97
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN55KU6500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ku6500, samsung ku6500s, samsung ku6500se, samsung 21600p120, samsung ku6500ser, samsung 21600p120m, samsung ku6500seri, samsung un55ku6500, samsung un55ku6500f, samsung 21600p120mr, samsung ku6500serie, samsung ku6500series, samsung un55ku6500fx, samsung un55ku6500fxz, samsung un55ku6500fxza, samsung modelun55ku6500
Barcodes 00887276161303

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Sony KD43XD8305 vs Samsung UN55KU6500

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£ 699.00
680Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
One More Loudspeaker
One More USB 2.0 Port
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£33.43 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
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Samsung UE55KS700 Samsung UN55KU6500
£ 799.99
One Point One More Loudspeakers
50% Higher RMS Rated Power
80Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
One More USB 2.0 Port
£38.23 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
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£ 778.96
70% Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Two Loudspeakers
Three USB 2.0 Ports
One More HDMI Port
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 55%
17kWh Higher Annual Energy Consumption
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