Samsung UN55KU6500
Samsung UN55KU6500
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Samsung UN55KU6500

A pretty new and excellently reviewed 55" 4K TV
55" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology 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 for Summary.
123 Reviews
Good Features
16 Months Old
£98 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has brilliant user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has running costs of £98 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good picture quality and great technical features.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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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

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Samsung UN55KU6500 In-Depth Analysis


Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This TV has a superb average owner rating based on 123 owner reviews. 61 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 70,401 owner and expert reviews (including 38,877 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four people said in their reviews that this TV was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Picture Quality

Four customers considered that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Two customers who bought the product considered that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five customers who purchased this TV said that it was easy to setup and two owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Four owners concluded that the product was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN55KU6500 was good looking.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three people who reviewed this TV agreed that it had a good remote control.

Customers Report Great Sound Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it had good sound quality.


Quite Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UN55KU6500 of 55" is in the largest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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The UN55KU6500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN55KU6500 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UN55KU6500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Samsung UN55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN55KU6500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN55KU6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Energy Star Certified

The UN55KU6500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Only One Loudspeaker

The UN55KU6500 is a one loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UN55KU6500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This Samsung TV was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the UN55KU6500 is £98 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung b2b un55ku6500fxza, samsung modelun55ku6500, samsung un55ku6500fxza, samsung ku6500series, samsung 21600p120mr


00653341615091, 00887276161303

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