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Samsung has excellent average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The highest display resolution of the Samsung UN49KU7000 is 4K Ultra HD. That's over four times the display resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
This TV's display resolution (4K Ultra HD) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year.
Amongst comparable types of TV the worst display resolution is HD Ready.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
120 Hz Display Refresh Rate
The UN49KU7000 supports a faster display refresh rate than most mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year. This television supports a 120 Hz display refresh rate, whereas most TVs that are a similar age to it support a 60 Hz display refresh rate.
A 120 Hz display refresh rate is in fact the best supported display refresh rate across all mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UN49KU7000.
A 24 Hz display refresh rate is the worst supported display refresh rate across similar types of television.
Two RF Inputs
Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs only have one RF input, however the Samsung UN49KU7000 has two RF inputs.
Only Released Seven Months Ago
This Samsung TV has only been on the market for seven months.
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the Samsung UN49KU7000 is Smart TV.
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Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other new mid-size TVs, the Samsung UN49KU7000 has a WiFi connection.
2160p Video Mode
The UN49KU7000 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than the 1080p video mode supported by most recently released TVs.
A 2160p video mode is actually the best supported video mode across all similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UN49KU7000.
Across comparable types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480i.
The average thickness of comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN49KU7000 is 69mm, and the thicknesses range from 7.1mm to 99mm. With a thickness of only 55.88 millimeters, the UN49KU7000 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN49KU7000.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most televisions that are a similar age to the UN49KU7000 are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UN49KU7000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UN49KU7000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The Samsung UN49KU7000 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most recently released TVs. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN49KU7000.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the Samsung UN49KU7000 does not feature OLED technology.
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Only IEEE 802.11ac WiFi Standard
This TV supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on televisions that were released around the same time as it.
The UN49KU7000 is fairly heavy (13.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other latest mid-size TVs. The lightest new mid-size TV is 1kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
Latest TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 37kWh and 200kWh. The Samsung UN49KU7000 has a quite high annual energy consumption (108 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN49KU7000.
4K Ultra HD
Motion Interpolation Technology
AMR (Active Motion Rate), Active Motion
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Refresh Rate
3840 x 2160
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV Features
RMS Rated Power
DTS, Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
802.11a, 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
ENG, ESP, FRE
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
VESA Mounting Interface
400 x 400
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Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Maximum Power Consumption
Energy Star Certification
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Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital
ENG, ESP, FRE
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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