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Samsung UN49MU6290
49MU6290

Samsung UN49MU6290
95
Reviews
157 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and phenomenally highly rated 4K 49" television, with a very good spec. It supports Wi-Fi and Digital Clean View, has a game mode and features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Customers report that this television has outstanding picture quality and sound quality, and it's very easy to setup.
Features We Love:
Thinner than average (53mm)
Game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Clean View
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN49MU6290 number 83 in 50 inch TVs and number 802 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
81
Features
0
Popularity
0
Value for Money
87
Running Costs

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78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

our review analysis indicates that it has exceptional user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
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 $80 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
The UN49MU6290 has some great features:
Thinner than average
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Clean View
Color with 4k detail
HDR pro
For an essential, must-have performance<br>even the darkest scenes reveal rich details, th
4X the clarity

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.

96
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (2,347 reviews)

78%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
1,827 Reviews
4 Stars
419 Reviews
3 Stars
43 Reviews
2 Stars
24 Reviews
1 Star
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN49MU6290?

Picture Quality
82
4
Sound Quality
12
4
Price
35
3
Smart Features
6
1
Ease of Use
26
0
Remote Control
4
1
Features
7
0
Size and Weight
12
0
Watching Sport
1
0
Wall Mounting
0
1
Watching Films
1
0
Design
3
0
Robustness
2
0
Connectivity
1
0
9 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Samsung UN49MU6290 Was Reasonably Priced
  • Looks good works Good b&h had the best price...
    Janet - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Dec 2017
  • ... scroll through apps with ease. Overall, a very good purchase, and excellent value for money...
    HappyCamper - Bestbuy.com 9 Dec 2017
  • ... any tweaking) very good sound in comparison with other TVs & comes with a FANTASTIC price. What else can you ask for?
    Panos - Bestbuy.com 4 Dec 2017
  • Great picture, easy to set up and the price was outstanding! 200 dollars off on Black Friday...
    Rich - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
  • Two People Thought it Was Robust

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 was well made.

  • ... quality is awesome and the built in speakers work great no need for external speakers unless you are looking for the real surround sound sound...
    KurtH - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
  • ... old unit) is that the base is fixed and does not swivel. Much cheaper construction for that part but it is of course 1/8th the price of the original...
    Nitrolf - Bestbuy.com 14 Apr 2018
  • Over 10 People Thought the Samsung UN49MU6290 Was a Good Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 was a very good size.

  • So far so good. It's the perfect size for me & I love how it sits nicely on my wall. Everything is so clear & I got this for a good price...
    RVM14 - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
  • Perfect Picture, Perfect Size for Room.. A++++++++...
    Madsound - Bestbuy.com 5 Jan 2018
  • ... problems. Sound and picture are great. We have it in the living room and it is the perfect size...
    Happy - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 2017
  • Good quality picture and perfect size for small apartment. Just wish it had a jack for headphones...
    KissKeoni - Bestbuy.com 23 Dec 2017
  • Some People Thought it Was Well Designed

    Three people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 was really good-looking.

  • ... easy to setup, the sound from the speakers is perfect for me, and the picture is beautiful...
    Trent - Bestbuy.com 12 Jun 2018
  • I really enjoy my big screen television. Beautiful colors and easy to manage. Samsung is a very good brand...
    Bettyboop - Bestbuy.com 2 Jun 2018
  • Beautiful picture. Nice size for medium family room. I'm Samsung for life!
    RatedX - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2017
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 was really easy to setup and several people thought that it was also very easy to use and had good controls.

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    Very Easy to Setup
    17 people agree
    No people disagree
  • The picture quality is incredible.Very easy to set up and log into my apps...
    Maggie - Bestbuy.com 14 Jan 2018
  • Impressed with the tv. It was easy to set up. Picture looks great...
    Maria - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2017
  • ... comparing features, I went with the this Samsung. It is pretty easy to setup with sound running through my audio system. The picture is quite different ...
    Tcphoto - Bestbuy.com 2 Dec 2017
  • Got on a Black Friday Deal and it's amazing. Very easy to set up right out of the box!
    Thumper007 - Bestbuy.com 15 Dec 2017
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    Really Easy to Use
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Controls
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Six people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 had good features.

  • ... very good. Also, this Samsung 49" is loaded with easy accessible & user friendly features. You won't be disappointed...
    Tzuma - Bestbuy.com 24 Feb 2018
  • I love all the features that the watch offers. I utilize the health tracker to monitor my daily activities...
    Housemouse - Bestbuy.com 20 Mar 2019
  • ... 399. I cant think of any other tv at this price point that would give you all the features of this tv especially from one of the big three brands. This ...
    Jazy105 - Bestbuy.com 20 Nov 2017
  • The picture quality is excellent. The Smart capabilities is a nice feature. Also, extremely easy to operate. Fantastic choice for the very affordable price...
    Zuma - Bestbuy.com 28 Dec 2017
  • One Person Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices
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    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Samsung UN49MU6290 Produced a Good Quality Picture

    Over 70 people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 had superb picture quality and several people thought that it also had outstanding colour saturation, had a good screen and was good for playing games on.

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    Has Superb Picture Quality
    72 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • Perfect Picture, Perfect Size for Room.. A++++++++...
    Madsound - Bestbuy.com 5 Jan 2018
  • Outstanding picture quality. Compared several different styles and this was a little more in price. Worth every penny. It took some getting used to in ...
    Herbmon - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 2017
  • Recently bought this 49" Samsung 4K HD TV. Excellent picture right out of the box. Easy set-up. Took about 20 minutes. Remote is very intuitive and easy-to-use. ...
    SunnyBurn - Bestbuy.com 2 Dec 2017
  • ... Black Friday. I feel like I'm getting way more than what I expected. The picture is awesome and I like the sound, but I will be purchasasing a surround ...
    Coachk74 - Bestbuy.com 18 Dec 2017
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    Has Superb Colour Saturation
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Screen
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Playing Games On
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good 4k Picture
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Sharp Image
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Audio Quality

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 had superb sound quality.

  • ... quick power cycle fixes this. It's quite easy to setup, the sound from the speakers is perfect for me, and the picture is beautiful...
    Trent - Bestbuy.com 12 Jun 2018
  • ... internet and basically any webpage can be open; didn't expect that. Really good sound, not really a need for a soundbar or anything of that sort, at least ...
    Jfstico - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 2017
  • It's a great TV (smart, easily configurable, nice image and good sound), but after 6 months it started with some issues: when turning the TV on with any ...
    Paulo - Bestbuy.com 28 Aug 2018
  • ... I'm getting way more than what I expected. The picture is awesome and I like the sound, but I will be purchasasing a surround sound in the future...
    Coachk74 - Bestbuy.com 18 Dec 2017
  • Six People Thought it Had Good Smart Features

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 had good apps and was good for browsing.

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    Has Good Apps
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... have many gaming consoles and the 3 HDMI ports help. Also the apps make it easy to use Netflix and Amazon Video. No regrets...
    BrandonF - Bestbuy.com 17 Jan 2018
  • Very satisfied with my purchase. Great picture and sound, streaming apps are very easy to use...
    Schroeder5378 - Bestbuy.com 22 Feb 2018
  • Very easy set up. Clear, crisp picture. Good selection of apps. Son loves for games - reports lifelike quality...
    TeeTee - Bestbuy.com 18 Apr 2018
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Good for Browsing
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought This TV Had a Useful Remote Control

    Four people thought that the Samsung UN49MU6290 had a good remote control.

  • Good tv with a lot of extra options. It has compact remote with only basic buttons but you still easily can reach all smart functions...
    Kupac - Bestbuy.com 3 Apr 2018
  • ... TV, I just want to keep watching it! The only thing I could gripe about is that the remote is pretty small for me. However, that's a minor issue. You won't ...
    Ozzy - Bestbuy.com 6 Jan 2018
  • ... picture right out of the box. Easy set-up. Took about 20 minutes. Remote is very intuitive and easy-to-use. Highly recommend Samsung! This is my 4th Samsung ...
    SunnyBurn - Bestbuy.com 2 Dec 2017
  • ... difficult to make out. Might as well be listening to a radio. The WiFi remote itself works great. The problem is we cannot get a single alternate "universal" ...
    Gary - Bestbuy.com 13 Jan 2018
  • One Person Thought it Was Not Well Suited to Wall Mounting
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    One Person Thought it Was Good for Watching Films
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    One Customer Thought it Was Good for Watching Sport
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    How Good Are Samsung Televisions?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Thinner than average
    Has a game mode
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Digital Clean View
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Has an ethernet port
    Energy Star certified
    Has an ECO mode
    4K
    ok display diagonal
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
    4K

    The UN49MU6290 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, which is the most common resolution. 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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    The Samsung UN49MU6290's display diagonal of 49" is ok compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 43% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The UN49MU6290 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Thinner Than Average
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    The thicknesses of TVs range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm. The thickness of the Samsung UN49MU6290 of only 53mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 27% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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    Not 3D

    The UN49MU6290 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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    Has a Game Mode
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    The UN49MU6290 has a game mode. 66% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UN49MU6290 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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    Supports Digital Clean View
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    The Samsung UN49MU6290 supports Digital Clean View, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support Digital Clean View.

    What is Digital Clean View? Less Edit
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The Samsung UN49MU6290 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 80% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The Samsung UN49MU6290 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The UN49MU6290 has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UN49MU6290 is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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    Has an ECO Mode

    The Samsung UN49MU6290 has an ECO mode. 92% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UN49MU6290 has been listed on Kagoo since June 2018 and is currently ranked number 802 out of 888 TVs.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UN49MU6290 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 customers thought the Samsung UN49MU6290 was reasonably priced
    87
    Running Costs

    Samsung UN49MU6290 Running Costs

    The average 5 year running cost of the UN49MU6290 is $80 based on average energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $78
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    $80
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    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN49MU6290

    QWhat is the HD type of the Samsung UN49MU6290?
    AThe Samsung UN49MU6290 is a 4K TV.
    QWhat is the display diagonal of the Samsung UN49MU6290?
    AThe Samsung UN49MU6290 is a 49 inch TV.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 feature OLED / QLED technology?
    ANo, the Samsung UN49MU6290 does not feature OLED / QLED technology.
    QWhat is the thickness of the Samsung UN49MU6290?
    AThe Samsung UN49MU6290 has a thickness of 53 millimeters.
    QIs the Samsung UN49MU6290 3D?
    ANo, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is not 3D.
    QWhat is the screen shape of the Samsung UN49MU6290?
    AThe Samsung UN49MU6290 is a flat TV.
    QWhat is the aspect ratio of the Samsung UN49MU6290?
    AThe Samsung UN49MU6290 supports a high-definition tv (16:9) aspect ratio.
    QIs the Samsung UN49MU6290 Smart TV?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is Smart TV.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 support VESA mounting?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is a TV which supports VESA mounting.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 have a game mode?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 has a game mode.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is a TV which features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 support Digital Clean View?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is a TV which supports Digital Clean View.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 support ConnectShare (HDD)?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is a TV which supports ConnectShare (HDD).
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 feature ConnectShare (USB)?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is a TV which features ConnectShare (USB).
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 support 4K Ultra HD upscaling?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 is a TV which supports 4K Ultra HD upscaling.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 support Wi-Fi?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 supports Wi-Fi.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 have an ethernet port?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 has an ethernet port.
    QDoes the Samsung UN49MU6290 support Wi-Fi Direct?
    AYes, the Samsung UN49MU6290 supports Wi-Fi Direct.
    4.7 Stars

    78%

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    78% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Samsung UN49MU6290 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Supported Video Mode
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Technology
    Screen Format Adjustments
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoders
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Speaker
    Multiroom
    Smart TV
    Internet TV
    Smart TV
    Other Features
    Processor Cores
    Design
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    TV Tuner
    Auto Channel Search
    Tuner Type
    Digital Signal Format System
    Performance
    Game Mode
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Digital Clean View
    ConnectShare (HDD)
    ConnectShare (USB)
    Picture Processing Technology
    4K Ultra HD Upscaling
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Browsing
    Web Browser
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    ECO Mode
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Number of OSD Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Stand Width
    Stand Depth
    Ports & Interfaces
    DVI Port
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    Composite Video in
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Handheld Remote Control
    Package Width
    Package Type
    Batteries Included
    Remote Control Type
    Cables Included
    Manual
    E-Manual

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un49mu6290fxza, samsung 49mu6290

    Barcodes

     00887276234236

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