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Samsung UN55RU7100

Samsung UN55RU7100
98
Reviews
52 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Running Costs
$95 Over 5 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and very economical to run 4K 55" TV, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. It has a game mode and an ethernet port and supports Wi-Fi and Digital Clean View. Our review analysis indicates that it has good picture quality, sound quality and it's very easy to use.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (55")
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Clean View
Has an ethernet port
55"
58.4mm
THICK
$95
OVER 5 YEARS
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We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung UN55RU7100 and we found several cheaper retailers. The cheapest price that we could find was $730.44 ($422.95) in Canada.
Canada New $730.44 $422.95 Save $56.95
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Samsung UN55RU7100 Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Samsung UN55RU7100 we calculated that there is a 90% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN55RU7100 number 5 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
88
Features
85
Popularity
87
Value for Money
89
Running Costs

88

88
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

owners report that it has excellent user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
Released by Samsung 6 months ago, it is one of the newest TVs on the market, incorporating some of the latest television features.
This TV has running costs of $95 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Clean View
See more detail in stunning 4k
Many spectrums of color
See the bigger picture
Slim design

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.

98
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.6 stars (52 reviews)

83%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
43 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN55RU7100?

Picture Quality
54
0
Sound Quality
16
0
Smart Features
4
2
Gaming
6
0
Price
10
0
Ease of Use
8
0
Connectivity
0
6
Remote Control
0
2
Design
4
0
Features
0
2
Most Customers Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • Good price and great clarity. Really like this TV...
    Redhead16 - Bestbuy.com 6 May 2019
  • ... tv. I love it already and only owed less than a day. Great picture and great price!!
    Britt77 - Bestbuy.com 23 May 2019
  • This television is purposeful, modern, clear picture, and justly priced...
    Sandy - Bestbuy.com 24 May 2019
  • Great TV for the price. The picture is very clear and the TV is very user friendly. I love my TV. I love Samsung...
    Aidy - Bestbuy.com 1 May 2019
  • Some People Thought the Samsung UN55RU7100 Was Well Designed

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN55RU7100 was good-looking.

  • Pretty nice tv for the price i got it at, i love Samsung tvs...
    Tony - Bestbuy.com 9 May 2019
  • ... spend a lot on a new TV so we chose this one. It's perfect! 4K makes everything look so real...
    Talanis5 - Bestbuy.com 15 May 2019
  • Some People Thought This TV Was Easy to Use

    Three people thought that the Samsung UN55RU7100 was very easy to use.

  • The TV is great and easy to use. Graphics are tops...
    Queenie - Bestbuy.com 24 May 2019
  • ... We bought this for our bedroom and it has been absolutely perfect and easy to use. The only issue we have had with it was that it would not connect to ...
    KamDay - Bestbuy.com 10 May 2019
  • ... Great picture factory speakers sound fine. The price is right and the TV is easy to use. I like Samsung televisions...
    Randor1 - Bestbuy.com 10 May 2019
  • One Person Thought it Had Poorly Designed Technical Features
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    Some People Thought it Was Not Easily Connectable to Other Devices
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    Over 20 People Thought the Samsung UN55RU7100 Had a Good Picture Quality

    Over 20 people thought that the Samsung UN55RU7100 had good picture quality and two people thought that it also had a good screen.

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    Has Good Picture Quality
    23 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Great smart TV -- good reception, awesome picture...
    Condogirl576 - Bestbuy.com 10 May 2019
  • ... is excellent. You have to adjust the settings a bit but once that is done the picture is excellent. I suggest the Movie setting for most content...
    Gadgetman - Bestbuy.com 18 Apr 2019
  • Amazing picture quality, functional smart TV for price...
    Kate - Bestbuy.com 21 May 2019
  • The picture is bright and beautiful. Very clear. Easy to move if I wanted to. Clarity is great. I would purchase this again...
    John - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2019
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    Has a Good Screen
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Many People Thought it Produced High Quality Audio

    Seven people thought that the Samsung UN55RU7100 had good sound quality.

  • The TV it self has a nice picture and good sound. But I was told by Bestbuy it had features that it did not have. For this reason I may be returning the ...
    Anonymous - Bestbuy.com 11 May 2019
  • Great sound, picture and price. Service in and out quick...
    Rick - Bestbuy.com 23 Apr 2019
  • Really nice TV. Great picture factory speakers sound fine. The price is right and the TV is easy to use. I like Samsung televisions...
    Randor1 - Bestbuy.com 10 May 2019
  • Great sound, picture. Looks nice. Highly recommend...
    Arg710 - Bestbuy.com 19 May 2019
  • Some People Thought it Had Good Smart Features
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    One Person Thought This TV Had a Bad Remote Control
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    Some Owners Thought the Samsung UN55RU7100 Was Good for Gaming

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN55RU7100 was good for gaming.

  • ... this TV for gaming. 4k and HDR content is very good on this set and gaming is excellent. You have to adjust the settings a bit but once that is done the ...
    Gadgetman - Bestbuy.com 18 Apr 2019
  • Needed a tv for the game room and here we are. Another Samsung. Perfect for our gaming needs...
    Patti - Bestbuy.com 27 Apr 2019
  • How Good Are Samsung TVs?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Has a game mode
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Digital Clean View
    Has an ethernet port
    Has a desktop stand included
    4K
    ok thickness
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
    4K

    The UN55RU7100 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd television, which is the most frequently found 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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    Large Display Diagonal
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    Televisions have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Samsung UN55RU7100 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 78% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    Like most other televisions, the Samsung UN55RU7100 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of televisions do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    The thickness of the Samsung UN55RU7100 of 58.4mm is ok compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 61% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Not 3D

    The UN55RU7100 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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    Has a Game Mode
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    The UN55RU7100 has a game mode. 66% of televisions do not have a game mode.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UN55RU7100 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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    Supports Digital Clean View
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    The Samsung UN55RU7100 supports Digital Clean View, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not support Digital Clean View.

    What is Digital Clean View? Less Edit
    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The Samsung UN55RU7100 has an ethernet port. 65% of televisions also have an ethernet port.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The UN55RU7100 has a desktop stand included, unlike 55% of TVs which do not have a desktop stand included.

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    85
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UN55RU7100 has been listed on Kagoo since July 2019 and is currently ranked number 5 out of 970 TVs.
    87
    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 UN55RU7100, and ranked it:

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

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Samsung UN55RU7100
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $479.90 it is still cheaper than 61% of TVs.

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    Value for Money of Similar TVs

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UN55RU7100 (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

    Most customers thought it was reasonably priced
    89
    Running Costs

    Samsung UN55RU7100 Running Costs

    The UN55RU7100 has an average 5 year running cost of $95 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ televisions that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $93
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    $95
    Total running cost over 5 years
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    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    14
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    4.6 Stars

    83%

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    83% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Samsung UN55RU7100 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    LED Backlighting Type
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Technology
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoders
    Speaker
    Multiroom
    Smart TV
    Smart TV
    Other Features
    Processor Cores
    Design
    Colour
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    TV Tuner
    Auto Channel Search
    Tuner Type
    Digital Signal Format System
    Performance
    Game Mode
    Digital Clean View
    ConnectShare (USB)
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
    4K Ultra HD Upscaling
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Ethernet Port
    Web Browser
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Control Type
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Number of OSD Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Stand Height
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Stand Width
    Stand Depth
    Ports & Interfaces
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    Composite Video in
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    RS-232C Port
    HDMI Quick Switch
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Desktop Stand Included
    Package Height
    Handheld Remote Control
    Package Width
    Package Type
    Batteries Included
    Cables Included
    Manual
    E-Manual

    Product Identifiers

    Barcodes

     00887276305400

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