On average Samsung large TVs have excellent ratings compared to other brands as do all televisions produced by Samsung.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4K Ultra HD TVs currently available including the LG 55UF8509 which has a better Rating.
Only Released Five Months Ago
As one of the newer TVs, this TV is likely to use more advanced technology.
The UN55KU6500 is Smart TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for the last year also are Smart TV.
Alternative Smart TVs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE55KU6500 which has a better Rating; or the Samsung UE55J6289 which is cheaper.
If you would prefer a TV that is Smart TV then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE55K5579.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UN55KU6500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest TVs also have a WiFi connection.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55J6289 or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Samsung UE55KU6500.
Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE55K5579.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
The lowest annual energy consumption of large TVs that have been on the market for the last year is 59kWh and the highest is 320kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 112 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UN55KU6500 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most large TVs that were launched in the last year are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UN55KU6500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the 55UF8509, or the 55EG910 both from LG which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UN55KU6500 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN55KU6500 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only One Loudspeaker
The UN55KU6500 is a one loudspeaker TV. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UN55KU6500 have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UN55KU6500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the UN55KU6500 also do not feature OLED technology.
It is worth considering other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the 55UF8509, or the 55EG910 both from LG which also has a higher rating.
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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
Large TVs that have been around for the last year have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 600Hz. At only 120 hertz, the UN55KU6500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN55KU6500.
4K Ultra HD
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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
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
On Screen Display
On Screen Display Language
ENG, ESP, FRE
VESA Mounting Interface
400 x 400
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AC Input Voltage
110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
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Smart Remote Control
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Samsung UN55KU6500 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions