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Samsung Has Good TV Reviews
Samsung is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UN65KU6500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN65KU6500 also support smart TV features.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the Samsung UN65KU6500 has a WiFi connection.
Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which has better reviews.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.
8 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
Most televisions that were released in the last year are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UN65KU6500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UN65KU6500, the Samsung UN65KU6500 does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] is also worth considering.
Only One Loudspeaker
The Samsung UN65KU6500 is a one loudspeaker TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UN65KU6500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65KU6500 also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price].
+5 More reasons against
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Samsung UN65KU6500 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 120 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of latest televisions range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz.
Only Three HDMI Ports
The UN65KU6500 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65KU6500 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the Samsung UN65KU6500 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for the last year. The RMS rated power of new televisions range from 10W to 120W.
4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year have weights of between 7.5kg and 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At 25.5 kilograms, the UN65KU6500 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN65KU6500.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN65KU6500
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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.
Released Nine Months Ago
Samsung released the UN65KU6500 nine months ago.
4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
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Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
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Number of Loudspeakers
DTS, Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ENG, ESP, FRE
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Plug and Play
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Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
400 x 400
Smartphone Remote Support
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110 - 120
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50, 60, 50/60
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Energy Star Certified
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Smart Remote Control
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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