In this Samsung UN55MU6290 review, we will take a closer look at an entry-level TV released in 2017 as a part of the MU6290 series. It’s a 55-inch 4K UHD smart TV with a native resolution of 3840x2160 which displays up to 1.07 billion color shades.
Being supplied with High Dynamic Range (HDR10) technology, this TV offers a clearer and more natural picture. It also contributes to a more distinguishable transition between dark to light colors. The 4K Color Drive reproduces a wide spectrum of colors and offers both bright and pure colors, resulting in a more realistic image. The Essential Black Pro works for improving the reproduction of the dark scenes, enriching them with more details.
This TV features Motion Rate technology that can twice native 60Hz refresh rate up to 120Hz. It’s aimed to provide crisp action even on the fastest scenes.
The Samsung UN55MU6290 specs also include the UHD Upscaling technology. This means that you are not only able to get true 4K quality, but it also can upscale content of lower quality to the near-4K picture.
The local dimming is able to deliver a vibrant contrast which looks especially good in a dark room and is also great when it comes to dark scenes in movies.
This Samsung model offers a wide array of supported streaming services: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Google Play.
You can connect the TV to your home network using an Ethernet jack. If you prefer a wireless connection, you can connect the TV to Wi-Fi as well. It also includes 3 HDMI inputs and two USB ports, and component and composite video inputs.
The TV supports a great variety of video file formats, from the most sought-after ones to the less popular formats: AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, 3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF.
This model goes with 20W stereo speakers with DTS decoder. They provide quite decent and clear sound, but if you have higher expectations, you can attach a soundbar or a pair of external speakers to the TV in order to get more powerful surround sound. It also worth to be mentioned that the TV supports most popular audio file formats, like MP3, WMA, WAV, and many others.
The rear panel of Samsung UN55MU6290 TV comes in a Dark Titan plastic finish and stands on the V-shape stand which has a small footprint but still supports the TV well. All the inputs and outputs are directed out the side of the TV so they are easy to access even if the TV is close to the wall. The frame around the screen is made of plastic and has an average thickness. The screen has a glossy finish. This model has 48.9 x 28.29 x 2.5 inches in size and weighs 33.73 lbs without stand and 48.9 x 31 x 12.2 inches and 36.4 lbs with stand. The wall mount has 400 x 400 inches (VESA mount pattern).
The Samsung UN55MU6290 goes with a standard remote without voice control.