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Samsung UN70KU6300 70-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)

May 25, 2016 by  
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Samsung UN70KU6300 70-Inch 4K Ultra HD  Smart LED TV

Samsung UN70KU6300 70-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart TV with Flat Screen & High Dynamic Range (HDR)

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**New for 2016. The UN70KU6300 is Samsung’s mid-range 70-inch third generation of Flat Screen 4K Ultra HD TVs from Samsung. A 4K Ultra HD TV provides 3840 x 2160 resolution, which is four times the resolution of Full HD. This allows you to sit closer to a larger TV and get the immersive movie theater experience. Most movie theaters now use a 4K projector, so in effect you will have movie theater resolution in the home.


Advanced 4K Picture Quality: The Samsung UN70KU6300 4K 70-inch LED backlit TV includes Samsung’s advanced UHD Micro Dimming Pro and a fuller spectrum of color with Wide Color Enhancer with LED edge backlight technology for the deeper blacks and colors. PurColor (more natural colors) and Wide Color Enhancer Plus are premium features of this TV. The upgraded Ultra Clear Pro Panel eliminates reflections, and boosts the contrast ratio. The 120 Motion Rate anti-blur technology combines a Native 60Hz Panel along with backlight control to provide blur free, clear motion, great for sports and fast moving action. New for 2016 HDR (High-Dynamic Range), HDR Premium technology to give you a more natural picture with colors that pop, improved brightness & contrast. HDR is the next big thing for TVs, and is being included in 4k Bluray disks, as well as other 4K media.


Samsung Smart HUB Apps Screen at CES (click for larger picture)

Smart TV

Samsung Apps

2016 Smart TV: The Samsung KU6300 4K LED Series has an upgraded Quad Core processor to speed up Smart TV functionality, and a Smart TV operating system. The TV is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser (broadband service required) which will give you access to Netflix (with subscription), Amazon, Youtube, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. Netflix, Xfinity (Comcast), DirecTV, Youtube, and 4K Blu-ray players will have native 4K content in 2016. Just plug in an ethernet cable, or use the included Built-in Bluetooth® and wireless 802.11ac WiFi. To assist the Smart TV functions, the remote control has a touchpad, and a microphone (for voice commands). SmartView 2.0 allows you to share TV content with/from your smartphone or tablet. Two way mirroring allows you to send content to your TV or from your TV to your smart phone or tablet.


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4K UHD Upscaling

The UN70KU6300’s Samsung UHD Upscaling Technology can Upconvert regular HD to 4K for better image quality. Energy Star compliant. ATSC Digital Tuner with QAM. 1 Component video input, and 3 HDMI 2.0 inputs for full 4K and 2D/3D connectivity for DVD players, Blu-ray, PS3, PS4, Camcorders, PCs and a range of other digital devices. Also features two 10 watt stereo speakers with DTS Premium 5.1 Sound. Wi-Fi Direct. HDCP 2.2, MHL 3.0. 3 USB 2.0 ports for digital photo/video/MP3 playback, Ethernet port.


Dimensions: 61.9″ x 39″ x 14.9″ (68.6 lbs.) with stand
Dimensions: 61.9″ x 35.8″ x 2.5″ (60.8 lbs.) without stand
Full Model#: UN70KU6300FXZA

Available Sizes: 70-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 43-inch, 40-inch


Smart-Review Commentary: For 2016, The 70-inch UN70KU6300 4K TV is Samsung’s third generation of Flat LED 4K TVs and comes fully loaded. HDR (high dynamic range) is the newest feature for 2016, and will greatly improve picture quality for those 4K sources that provide HDR. 4K Ultra HD resolution will give you 8 megapixels of screen, versus only 2 megapixels in regular HD. This is the future of TVs and in the next couple of years, 4K will be the new standard, just as 1080p TVs are now. 4K Ultra HD is the same resolution as the movie theater, and will give you a more immersive experience, as the pixels are 4 times smaller, and you can sit much closer to the TV. Native 4K content is just emerging. Native 4K Blu-ray players have been introduced in 2016. Netflix and Amazon already have 4K content and more is on the way. This TV comes with the latest 4K standards: including HDMI 2.0 , and HEVC (h.265) / VP9 decoding decoder built-in. These will allow high speed 4K (60fps) and 4K Streaming. The 2016 4K TVs have been upgraded to 802.11ac WiFi, the latest wireless standards to support streaming 4K video. Other notable features are a Quad Core Processor and UHD Dimming, and the HDR feature. Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming to speakers or headphones. SmartView 2.0 allows you to view content from your Smartphone or Tablet. The KU6300 4K Series comes with a Smart Touch Remote. The UN70KU6300 4K has very good reviews and is a SmartReview Top Pick for 2016.


Samsung KU6300 4K Ultra HD Series TV 70-inch 65-inch 60-inch
    HDTV Features

  • *New 2016 Model
  • 4K 2160p (3840×2160)
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Flat Screen
  • HDMI 2.0 and HEVC (h.265)
  • LED Backlit (UHD micro dimming)
  • 20 Watt Sound System
  • Built-in Wifi (802.11ac)
  • Internet Ready
  • Three HDMI 2.0 Connections
  • Energy Star Certified
  • UHD Upscaling
  • Quad Core Processor

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