Samsung UN65MU6290 vs Hisense 55DU6500

Samsung UN65MU6290
vs
Hisense 55DU6500

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung UN65MU6290 vs Hisense 55DU6500 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 65 inches for the UN65MU6290 and 55 inches for the 55DU6500. The UN65MU6290 from series MU6290, but the opponent belongs to series H6. The series Samsung UN65MU6290 has 40, 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 55DU6500 only 50, 55, 60 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The screen of these devices is based on the VA display. The UN65MU6290 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the 55DU6500. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Samsung UN65MU6290 has a width of 146.3/57.59 cm/in, compared with a width of 124.7/49.1 cm/in for Hisense 55DU6500. The Samsung UN65MU6290 has a height of 84.33/33.2 cm/in, compared with a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in for Hisense 55DU6500. The Samsung UN65MU6290 has a depth of 6.35/2.5 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.62/3 cm/in for Hisense 55DU6500.

Connections

The UN65MU6290 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the 55DU6500 has 4 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the Samsung UN65MU6290, but Hisense 55DU6500 has 3 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the Samsung UN65MU6290 can operate at 5 GHz.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 400 x 400 vs 200 x 200, respectively considered model.

Streaming

Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models. And of course, you can use HBO on the each of rivals.

Features

Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the UN65MU6290. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Product

Samsung UN65MU6290
Hisense 55DU6500

Model

UN65MU6290
55DU6500

Brand

Samsung
Hisense

Reviews

298
16

General

Series

MU6290
H6

Screen sizes in series

40, 43, 49, 55, 65
50, 55, 60

Display

Screen size, inch

65
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

VA
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.85/56.24
120.96/47.62

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
68.04/26.78

Display area, %

93.04
93.3

Display colors

1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF
MKV, TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

146.3/57.59
124.7/49.1

Height, cm/in

84.33/33.2
72.39/28.5

Depth, cm/in

6.35/2.5
7.62/3

Weight, kg/lbs

23.5/51.81
13.4/29.5

Width with stand, cm/in

146.3/57.59
124.7/49.1

Height with stand, cm/in

90.68/35.7
78.2/30.8

Depth with stand, cm/in

36.83/14.5
22.1/8.7

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

25.7/56.66
13.6/29.98

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

2
3

Component video input

1
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

400 x 400
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
YouTube

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

68
80

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 3.0
Smart TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

100
50

Maximum power consumption, W

250
125

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 24.9
  • 15.9
  • 24.9Samsung UN65MU6290
  • 15.9Hisense 55DU6500

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