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Samsung UN55HU6840
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Samsung UN55HU6840

54.6" Flat Dec 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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Samsung UN55HU6840 UHD 4K 55Inch Tv Setup
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Samsung UN55HU6840 55 Inch 4K Ultra HD 60Hz Smart LED TV Reviews

7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN55HU6840 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN55HU6840 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN55HU6840 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN55HU6840 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung UN55HU6840 which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most televisions of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UN55HU6840 which has four HDMI ports.

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Two RF Ports

The UN55HU6840 is a two RF port television. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UN55HU6840 have between one and three RF ports.

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Quite Thin

The UN55HU6840 has a quite thin thickness (only 50.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UN55HU6840. Comparable spec televisions that were released one year ago have thicknesses of between 11mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3D compatible. The UN55HU6840 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN55HU6840 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN55HU6840, the UN55HU6840 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UN55HU6840 is 100Hz and the fastest is 2,400Hz. At only 240 hertz, the UN55HU6840 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UN55HU6840.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55HU6840

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UN55HU6840 over two years ago.


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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $97.91
Electricity cost when on standby $2.27
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Total running cost over 5 years $100.18
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN55HU6840uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 55hu6840, samsung un55hu6840, samsung un55ku6300, samsung un55hu6840f, samsung un55ku6300f, samsung un55ku6300fx, samsung un55hu6840fx, samsung un55ku6300fxz, samsung un55hu6840fxz, samsung un55ku6300fxza, samsung un55hu6840fxza, samsung un55hu6840fxzar, samsung wwifiun55hu6840, samsung un55hu6840fxzarb
Barcodes 00887276072579, 00887276145341, 696859938986R1

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