Samsung UE40KU6100 review
|Review: October 2016|
In a nutshell: The Samsung UE40KU6100 is an entry-level 40-inch UHD (4K) TV with a curved screen. Picture quality is generally good, but viewing angles are restricted, so this TV is recommended for use by one person only. Motion can be juddery at times too. However, the TV has smart looks and comes with good Smart TV and connectivity options.
Samsung KU6100 review: summary
The KU6100 is a curved screen variation on the entry-level KU6000. With a sexy curved design and a silver V-stand, this TV is definitely a good looker. It comes with excellent Smart TV and connectivity options too, making it a versatile entertainment system.
Viewing is generally good, but the screen has limited viewing angles, made worse by the screen curvature. For this reason, we'd recommend it for personal use only, or for two people who like to sit very close together on the sofa.
As this is an entry-level 4K TV, there are compromises in audio and picture quality. In particular, motion control is not very refined, although on the plus side the screen is sharp and bright, with plenty of contrast and dynamic range.
Samsung UE40KU6100 features include:
- 40-inch UHD LED-backlit screen
- 3840 x 2160 resolution
- Screen curvature: 3000R
- High Dynamic Range (HDR)
- Motion rate: 100
- UHD dimming
- Mega contrast
- Auto Depth Enhancer
- Picture Quality Index (PQI): 1400
- Samsung Smart TV
- Freeview HD tuner
- Audio: Stereo speakers, 20W output, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi Direct, ethernet, HDMI x3, ARC support, USB x2, digital audio output (optical), component / composite input, screen mirroring, CI+ 1.3, Anynet+
- Power consumption: 130W
- Energy efficiency class: A
- Remote control: TM1240A
- Size without stand (WxHxD): 918.5 x 536.4 x 104.2 mm
- Size with stand (WxHxD): 918.5 x 599.5 x 288.0 mm
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Is this HDR 10 ?
Asked by Lee
on 28th Dec 2016
Reply by S21
on 29th Dec 2016
No, this TV can read HDR content, but it doesn't support 10-bit colour, nor can it reach 1,000 nits of brightness.
How can I put my tv in 4k?
Asked by Richard Magellan
on 27th Nov 2016
I still haven't figured out how to change the resolution from full hd in 4k.
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