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Samsung UN40KU6300

Samsung UN40KU6300
95
Reviews
235 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very economical to run 4K 40" television, with a very good spec and a fair price. It supports Wi-Fi, features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) and has an ethernet port. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb picture quality, good features and High Dynamic Range (HDR).
Features We Love:
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Has an ethernet port
Energy Star certified
reviewed.com Editor's Choice
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63.5mm
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$66
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With outstanding reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN40KU6300 number 41 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
84
Features
0
Popularity
79
Value for Money
94
Running Costs

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

customers report that it has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 235 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung TV has running costs of only $66 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 5,400+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
The UN40KU6300 has some great features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Has an ethernet port
Energy Star certified
4K UHD picture quality
Slim design
UHD dimming
PurColor

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

95
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.2 stars (238 reviews)

74%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
176 Reviews
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Editor's Choice Award

This TV has received an Editor's Choice Award from reviewed.com.
Editor's Choice from reviewed.com

What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN40KU6300?

Picture Quality
26
4
Sound Quality
3
1
Remote Control
4
0
Design
4
1
Noise Level
1
0
Price
5
0
Features
3
0
Size and Weight
1
0
Ease of Use
1
0
Six People Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • The KU6300 4K LED TV from Samsung is best priced 4K offerings from Samsung but still has ample some good features like Smart TV offerings, UHD Picture ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 24 Oct 2016
  • ... not severe. Upscaling and conversion of lower HD and standard def to 4K is solid for the price point. Contrast and Color from front and center. Great light ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 24 Oct 2016
  • ... 40-inch and topping at just $1,500 for the 70-inch, the KU6300 series is the definition of affordable in 2016. Especially considering that in each size ...
    reviewed.com 11 Nov 2016
  • Good tv for a good price. Great service from B&H...
    Vincent - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Nov 2016
  • One Person Thought it Was a Good Size
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    6 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Good Design

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN40KU6300 was good-looking.

  • ... comes in time for the Rio Olympics. Really enjoy the clear pictures and beautiful colors...
    Pgirl - Bhphotovideo.com 17 Aug 2016
  • ... are ok, contrast fine, 4k 444 chroma @60Hz works good, 1440p as well. Pretty satisfied...
    Nenad - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Dec 2016
  • One Person Thought it Was Easy to Use
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    Some Owners Thought the Samsung UN40KU6300 Had Nice Technical Features

    Three people thought that the Samsung UN40KU6300 had good features.

  • ... Samsung is best priced 4K offerings from Samsung but still has ample some good features like Smart TV offerings, UHD Picture Dimming, a quad core processor, ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 24 Oct 2016
  • ... Samsung has some work to do to keep up. The company's KU6300 line of 4K LCD televisions feature stylish aesthetics, bright panels, and high dynamic range ...
    PC Mag 22 Nov 2016
  • The picture is terrific, the features good. I watched a movie that I had seen in a theater and the Swiss Alps looked better on the tv. The audio lacks ...
    Roger - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Dec 2016
  • One Person Thought the Samsung UN40KU6300 Had an OK Noise Level
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    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced a Good Image Quality

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN40KU6300 had brilliant picture quality, had good High Dynamic Range (HDR) and had a good 4k picture.

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    Has Excellent Picture Quality
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Excellent picture quality, cabinetry, remote. Easy setup. Quick delivery by B&H. You can pay a lot more for a UHD with dedicated HDR or OLED, but why? ...
    John - Bhphotovideo.com 2 Dec 2016
  • ... Samsung UHDTV is perfect for our bedroom. Easy setup, slick remote, picture quality superb, sound is good! The problem is, we now want a 65" Samsung KS-8000 ...
    Russell - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Dec 2016
  • The picture is terrific, the features good. I watched a movie that I had seen in a theater and the Swiss Alps looked better on the tv. The audio lacks ...
    Roger - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Dec 2016
  • ... remote is a little strange and hard to get use to but the tv is top notch. Great picture. Perfect for a bedroom or small living room. For the price. I ...
    Joshua - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Dec 2016
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has Good High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Good 4k Picture
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Sharp Image
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    One Person Thought it Produced High Quality Sound
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    Two People Thought it Had a Useful Remote Control

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN40KU6300 had a good remote control.

  • This 40" Samsung UHDTV is perfect for our bedroom. Easy setup, slick remote, picture quality superb, sound is good! The problem is, we now want a 65" Samsung ...
    Russell - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Dec 2016
  • ... identified my Apple TV, DirectTV box, and internet connection. The remote is a nice size. I was very disappointed to discover that this model does not ...
    Teacher - Bhphotovideo.com 25 Jul 2016
  • Some People Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN40KU6300 was good at displaying high definition TV.

  • ... Though the 6300 has... Screen Reflection is not severe. Upscaling and conversion of lower HD and standard def to 4K is solid for the price point. Contrast ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 24 Oct 2016
  • ... basically no 4K content anywhere, so you can't really appreciate the difference from a "Full HD" TV in terms of definition. I can't wait to get those! ...
    Sguandal - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Aug 2016
  • How Good Are Samsung TVs?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Supports Wi-Fi
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Has an ethernet port
    Energy Star certified
    4K
    ok thickness
    Smaller than average display diagonal
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
    4K

    The UN40KU6300 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of full hd. 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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    Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

    The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110". The Samsung UN40KU6300's display diagonal of only 40" is in the smallest 32% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The Samsung UN40KU6300 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

    What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
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    The thickness of the UN40KU6300 of 63.5mm is ok compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 49% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

    What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
    Not 3D

    The Samsung UN40KU6300 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

    What does "3D" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UN40KU6300 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The Samsung UN40KU6300 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 80% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The UN40KU6300 has an ethernet port. 65% of televisions also have an ethernet port.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UN40KU6300 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UN40KU6300 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 41 out of 972 TVs.
    79
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Samsung UN40KU6300, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Six people thought it was fairly priced
    94
    Running Costs

    Samsung UN40KU6300 Running Costs

    The UN40KU6300 is one of the cheaper to run TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UN40KU6300 will cost only $66 over 5 years to run.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $64
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    $66
    Total running cost over 5 years
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    0.37T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    10
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    How Big is the Samsung UN40KU6300?

    The Samsung UN40KU6300 is 914.4mm wide and 63.5mm tall. It is 279.4mm thick and weighs 7.7kg.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN40KU6300

    QWhat is the display diagonal of the Samsung UN40KU6300?
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    QDoes the Samsung UN40KU6300 support Wi-Fi?
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    QWhat is the thickness of the Samsung UN40KU6300?
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    QDoes the Samsung UN40KU6300 have an ethernet port?
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    QIs the Samsung UN40KU6300 3D?
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    QDoes the Samsung UN40KU6300 feature OLED / QLED technology?
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    QWhat is the HD type of the Samsung UN40KU6300?
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    QWhat is the screen shape of the Samsung UN40KU6300?
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    QDoes the Samsung UN40KU6300 feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)?
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    4.2 Stars

    74%

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    74% of Customers Would Recommend
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    238 Reviews
    Editor's Choice from reviewed.com
    1 Award

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    Samsung UN40KU6300 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Loudspeaker
    Built-in Speaker
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Smart TV
    Design
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Energy Star Certified
    TV Tuner
    Digital Signal Format System
    Performance
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un40ku6300fxzarb, samsung mr120, samsung 2160p

    Barcodes

     0083832500214U,  00887276069623,  00887276145310

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