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Samsung UN49KU6500
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Samsung UN49KU6500

49" Direct-LED Curved Jul 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Enjoy incredible picture and dramatic detail with UHD. Its 4K resolution means everything you watch looks 4x sharper than Full HD. Get into the action with the immersive curve of UHD. Its slim... More
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NEW Samsung UN49KU6500 Curved 49-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) Review
SAMSUNG UN49KU6500 ( KU6500 ) 4K UHD TV // FULL SPECS REVIEW

6 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 22,708 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Only Released Five Months Ago

This TV was released just five months ago. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other latest televisions, the UN49KU6500 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the UN49KU6500, the Samsung UN49KU6500 has a WiFi connection.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN49KU6500 is 59kWh, the highest is 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. At only 108 kilowatt hours, the UN49KU6500 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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Very Light

At only 12.3 kilograms, the UN49KU6500 is quite light compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN49KU6500. The weights of latest comparable spec TVs range from 7.5kg to 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UN49KU6500 are not 3D compatible. The UN49KU6500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN49KU6500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UN49KU6500 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This TV supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions that came out around the same time as the UN49KU6500 do not feature OLED technology. The UN49KU6500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 120 hertz, the UN49KU6500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other latest similar spec TVs. Televisions that have been around for around the same time as the UN49KU6500 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 60Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The UN49KU6500 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UN49KU6500 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Thick

With a thickness of 96.52 millimeters, the UN49KU6500 has one of the thickest thicknesses amongst televisions of this age. The thicknesses of TVs that came out in the last year range from 30mm to 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UN49KU6500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on latest similar spec TVs. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Processor Cores
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
RF Input
Dolby Technologies
Stand Depth
Other Features
Package Weight
Stand Width

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 12 December 2016 by William
(Verified Purchase)

We have had the set a couple of weeks. The quad core processor and sound are 5 star. The curve takes some getting used to, my wife says she likes flat better, I like the curve, but, it is not as... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2016 by Tanner
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV really, everything I expected from a curved 4K. Good size for bedrooms and living rooms...

Reviewed 9 December 2016 by Richard
(Verified Purchase)

I'm using the KU6500 as a computer monitor and love it. The 4k resolution on smaller monitors makes text difficult for me to read. On this 49" screen, the text font is roughly equilvalent to 1080p... Read more…

Reviewed 26 November 2016 by Miguel
(Verified Purchase)

The best I ever had...

Reviewed 23 November 2016 by Manhhung
(Verified Purchase)

SAMSUNG IS THE BEST AND THIS ONE IS SO NICE FOR WATCHING!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 49ku6500, samsung ue49ku6500
Barcodes 00887276161259, 00887276176321, 08806088284934

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$ 648.00 $697.99
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Vastly Lower RMS Rated Power
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