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Samsung UN49KU6500

$614.23
49" 4K Ultra HD Direct-LED Curved Jul 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Excellent user reviews
Good product quality
Good size
340 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

This TV has an exceptional average user rating based on 650 user reviews. 284 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 32,219 expert and owner reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Sixty owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN49KU6500 was good quality. Musiq37 mentioned in their review of this TV “Great tv overall, picture quality excellent i am really going to enjoy this” . Natasha36 mentioned on Walmart.com “I love the quality and durability of the TV's down to the cell phones” in their review of this TV and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Mike mentioned “Easy to use and set up! Amazing picture quality”.

Easy to Use

Twenty-five customers said in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. Myfirstsamsung16 gave the Samsung UN49KU6500 a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “I love my new Samsung TV with its curved screen and its ease of use and great picture”. Msanabi rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “Easy to setup and so easy to use”. Nosome68 said on Walmart.com “So far an excellent tv, easy control, great picture”.

Twenty-four owners thought it was easy to setup. Midwestray wrote on Walmart.com “You will love this UHD, very easy to setup”. Nya512 wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “Was very easy to set up and connect to other electronics”. Nrv1 mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “This television has everything we need and it was easy to set up and start using”.

Four customers reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Ken720 gave this TV a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “You may have to fine tune your settings”. Rogo said on Walmart.com “Good picture, settings, easy to use remote”. Aredubya said in their review of this TV on Walmart.com last year “The presets for picture settings are great starting points for further customization”.

Two customers considered that this TV was comfortable and easy to hold. In April last year Dougieb rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “I find the SmartTV features and menus to be very easy to navigate and the simplistic remote to be comfortable and its mimialistic design to be very easy to handle” in their review of this TV. Gma5 wrote in their review of this TV in the same month “Like the new remote, much better design and easy to hold on to” .

One customer concluded that it had a good interface. William said in his review of this TV on Bhphotovideo.com “The remote and user interface are easy to learn”. One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Last year Joshm07 said on Walmart.com “Easy to assemble as well” and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Fourty-one owners who reviewed this TV considered that it was good looking. Ownerincolumbus rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and said in April last year “Beautiful picture and great sound Apps are nice with plenty of variety The only problem I have with the set is the wi-fi when using Netflix” in their review of the Samsung UN49KU6500. Lobobryan mentioned on Walmart.com “The picture is beautiful” in their review of this TV. K7096 mentioned in their review of this TV “Bright eye popping color, beautiful quality picture”.

Fourteen owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed. Pgd7 scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “This is a beautiful TV in both design and performance”. Tipperandmo said on Walmart.com “Love the curved design so tv can be seen from furniture all around the room”. Stet1 mentioned “I really love the curved design and the picture looks amazing! Would have been nice if I would be able to integrate it into smartthings” in their review of this TV.

Four owners who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Ken720 said on Walmart.com “The television was a breeze to set up and pairing it with my other Samsung products went very smooth” in their review of this TV. Swalker mentioned on Walmart.com “Just got tv and setup went smooth”. Dabombblewup mentioned in their review of this TV “The picture quality is just amazing and it runs really smooth” .

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Robust

Five customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. William mentioned in his review of this TV “Appears to be well made”. Cht7 mentioned on Walmart.com “Easy setup, great picture and excellent options built in”. Carnage662 gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on Walmart.com “The built in smart tv features are great! I was able to get rid of most of the clutter connected to my old tv” in their review of the Samsung UN49KU6500.

Three people who reviewed this TV agreed that it was strong and durable. William rated it 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this TV on Bhphotovideo.com in April last year “The unit is attractive, sturdy”. Franks1947 wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “They are sturdy”.

Three people who reviewed the product agreed that it was reliable. Jro21 said “Picture is amazing I was in between an lg or Samsung and well I stuck with Samsung due to how reliable it's been for me in the past”. Vtx1800 mentioned “A year ago, I purchased a 65 inch curve tv and decided to stay with a dependable brand we have grown to love” in their review of this TV. Joejoe62 rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “We just purchased our third Samsung television we are so pleased with the product reliability”.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Eleven owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN49KU6500 was good at displaying high definition TV. Patty mentioned “We 'finally' upgraded to a newer larger TV! After looking many reviews we decided on the Curved 4K Ultra HD by Samsung”. Mary gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “Beautiful picture, easy set-up, HD is amazing”. Swaa77 said “Ultra HD, HDR, decent amount of inputs” in their review of this TV and scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Thirty-eight customers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Msduck wrote “We love the size and picture quality of the tv” in their review of this TV. Mjgresham said “I fell in love with the picture quality when I first saw them in a store”. Overallsatisfaction wrote in their Samsung UN49KU6500 review on Walmart.com “Good picture quality and sound quality”.

Nine people agreed that the product had good colour saturation. Lordx wrote “Colors look great - enjoying it!” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Lovethisproduct7 scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “Colors are vivid and everything so far is good”. Last year Pit495 wrote “Samsung rocks, tv is incredible colors are so realistic, easy to navigate with hand friendly remote” in their review of this TV.

Three people who bought this TV mentioned that it was good for playing games on. Trainsauce rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and said last year “Couldn't be happier! Fantastic for gaming”. Jayt mentioned “Awesome for gaming and makes console gaming look like PC gaming” in their review of this TV. Falljason wrote on Walmart.com “Great for gaming on Xbox one s” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was good for watching movies. Last year Kdpolo rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “Perfect for movies and gaming my PS4 has never looked this good”. Falljason mentioned on Walmart.com “Great TV for movies and apps” in their review of this TV and rated this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. Colormeimpressed wrote “The higher dynamic contrast range”. Dupaboy73 mentioned in April last year “Very happy with contrast on this 55 inch TV” in their review of this TV.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Two people who bought the Samsung UN49KU6500 concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Blkbart said on Walmart.com last year “Crip clear 3D look amazing beautiful.I am impressed glad I bought it”.

Not 3D

The Samsung UN49KU6500 is not 3D. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Samsung UE48JU7500 or the LG 55UH850, or the Panasonic TX-50DX750.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many new 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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Features

Good Technical Features

Thirty-seven customers reckoned that it had good features. Naksh68 gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “All the features are good”. Missmayhem222 said on Walmart.com “Lots of great features”. Overallsatisfaction wrote in their Samsung UN49KU6500 review on Walmart.com “Various useful features”.

Good Stand

One owner who purchased the product considered that it had a good stand. Dirtyred311 said “The only thing that would make it better is if the stand that came with it, swiveled”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for wall mounting. In April last year Keepyourstandsiwallmount said “However all my products are wall mounted due to their size” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Good Remote Control

Twenty-one people said in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Milhouse35 wrote “Picture is Awesome! Remote is simple” in their review of this TV. Kilbride said on Walmart.com in April last year “The new remote is really awesome once you get the hang of it, picture is terrific, price very reasonable”. Karensue81469 rated the Samsung UN49KU6500 the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “The only downside is the remote” in their review of this TV.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners concluded that it was thin. Nickyr wrote on Walmart.com “Perfect size, thin, brilliant colors, good sound, very vivid imagen” in their review of this TV. In April last year Samsungfam2 mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “Beautiful picture, slim design, great features” and gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Sparky2041 said “Stylish, slim design fits our room perfectly” in their review of this TV.

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was lightweight. In April last year Milord gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Has all the features you need, beautiful crisp picture with different options, lightweight”. Last year Lisa said “It's very lightweight and intuitive”.

Two people who bought it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Oldcomputerdoc wrote “This is a LARGE and HEAVY TV” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Daveabq mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com in April last year “Use the coax input for an outdoor antenna which is used as a backup when the satellite signal is interrupted by heavy rain or snow”.

One customer said that it was a good size. Tanner scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote in April last year “Good size for bedrooms and living rooms”.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Ten customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good apps. Last year Organloft2001 mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “Exceptional features and apps you can download”. Mantis66j said on Walmart.com “The apps and browser are great”. Makzuni gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said on Walmart.com “All apps are working smoothly so far” in their review of this TV.

Five people considered that the product had great smart functions. Pgd7 mentioned “The interface to select the smart features is perfect”. Jmbleau said on Walmart.com “Every aspect of this tv is perfect; the smart functions, color accuracy, ease of use”. Grif41 gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Excellent picture, easy to set up and smart features work good”.

Two people agreed that the Samsung UN49KU6500 was good for watching on demand TV. Karen1851 said on Walmart.com “I love this TV! It is so easy to connect to Netflix”. Last year Iosonomayra said on Walmart.com “My son likes that it's easier now to access Netflix”.

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Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to sync. Goldstalk mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “I love that it syncs to my Mac”.

Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The UN49KU6500 supports screen mirroring function. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support screen mirroring function.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The Samsung UN49KU6500 has an internet TV function. Most of the other recently released TVs also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN49KU6500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Four people who bought the product agreed that it was great for watching films. In April last year Moviefam276 wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “My husband and daughter are avid movie viewers and notice a distinct clarity difference from our prior HD set!”. 4kgeek said on Walmart.com last year “Watching a movie in 4K is AMAZING! This TV is excellent” in their review of this TV. Act5 mentioned on Walmart.com also last year “Close or better than a movie theater screen” in their review of this TV.

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN49KU6500 was great for watching Netflix.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Fifty-two people agreed that it had good sound quality. Paul28 mentioned in their Samsung UN49KU6500 review on Walmart.com “TV is very clear with great sound” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Oldcomputerdoc wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “The quality of the audio was excellent”. Nrv1 mentioned on Walmart.com “The picture is perfect, along with the sound”.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of recently released 4K and 8K TVs is 6W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W. The Samsung UN49KU6500 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 20 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Support

Good Support

Two owners who bought this TV concluded that it had good technical guidance. Tipperandmo wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “Set up was quick and easy with our son's help”. Tbcjbaseball mentioned on Walmart.com “After a couple of minutes of instruction with the manual it becomes very simple to use”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN49KU6500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the Hisense H55M7000 which has better reviews.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the LG 55UH625, or the Samsung UE55KU6100 is also worth considering.

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Has a Bluetooth

The UN49KU6500 has a Bluetooth, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for the last year.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN49KU6500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that were launched in the last 12 months also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN49KU6500 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UN49KU6500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other latest TVs.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The UN49KU6500 does not have an on/off switch, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Other

Released Ten Months Ago

It was April 2017 when Samsung released the UN49KU6500.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samledue49ku6500b, samsung ue49ku6500kxxu, samsung ue49ku6500uxxc, product ue49ku6500uxxu, samsung ue49ku6500uxxu, samsung ue49ku6500uxzt, samsung ue49ku6500sxxn, samsung hwj6501r, samsung hwj6500r, samsung 49ku6500, samsung k9lta, samsung uhd4k
Barcodes 00887276161259, 00887276176321, 08806088292229, 08806088300078

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