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5 Reasons For
Based on 22,325 user and expert reviews, Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.
Just Released Four Months Ago
Samsung only released the UN65KU6500 four months ago. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UN65KU6500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN65KU6500.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UN65KU6500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN65KU6500 also have a WiFi connection.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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Not 3D Compatible
The UN65KU6500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UN65KU6500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only One Loudspeaker
The UN65KU6500 is a one loudspeaker television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UN65KU6500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UN65KU6500 also do not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price].
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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
Similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the UN65KU6500 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 60Hz and 3,000Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 120 hertz, the UN65KU6500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other newly released TVs.
Only Three HDMI Ports
Most similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UN65KU6500 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UN65KU6500 which has three HDMI ports.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Samsung UN65KU6500 is a two USB 2.0 port television.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UN65KU6500 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months. The average RMS rated power of TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN65KU6500 is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W.
The weights of 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year range from 7.5kg to 61kg. The UN65KU6500 is fairly heavy (25.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN65KU6500.
1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UN65KU6500
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that came out in the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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PQI (Picture Quality Index)
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Digital Signal Format System
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
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
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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Remote Control Type
Smart Remote Control
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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