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Updated January 12, 2024·

If you prioritize higher overall performance, particularly for movie watching and HDR content, the Hisense U6G is a strong option with better picture quality and brightness handling; however, it's more expensive. The Samsung CU7000 is more budget-friendly and offers a solid basic performance, which suffices for general viewing in most conditions, but it doesn't excel in any particular area. Neither TV is ideal for very bright rooms, but the Hisense U6G has a slight advantage. For gaming, both are adequate with similar input lag, but the Hisense may provide a slightly better experience due to its higher contrast and color accuracy. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Hisense U6G (LCD)
  • Good for bright room
  • Good for dark room
  • Good for movies & TV
  • Very good for news, talk, & other TV
  • Very good for cartoons & animation
  • Good for upscaling
Advantages of the Samsung CU7000 (LCD)
  • Very good motion processing

Key differences

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Picture Quality

7.7
55U6G
UN55CU7000
6.2
7.25/10
CONTRAST
5.82/10
8.1/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
5.6/10
LED FALD
PANEL TYPE
LED
VA
PANEL SUB-TYPE
VA
The Hisense U6G (LCD) has good picture quality, while the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) has only fair picture quality.

Movies & TV

7.6
55U6G
UN55CU7000
5.8
7.25/10
CONTRAST
5.82/10
7.7/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
6.6/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
6.6/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
HDR10+ SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
No
The Hisense U6G (LCD) is good for movies & TV, while the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) is poor.

Sports

6.1
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UN55CU7000
6.6
2.5/10
MOTION PROCESSING
8.0/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.7/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
6.6/10
8.4/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.2/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The Samsung CU7000 (LCD) and Hisense U6G (LCD) are both only fair for sports, though the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) is somewhat better.

Gaming

6.8
55U6G
UN55CU7000
6.0
7.8/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
6.5/10
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.7/10
2.5/10
MOTION PROCESSING
8.0/10
70.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
30.0/100
7.2/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.9/10
The Hisense U6G (LCD) and Samsung CU7000 (LCD) are both only fair for gaming, though the Hisense U6G (LCD) is somewhat better.

Cartoons & Animation

8.0
55U6G
UN55CU7000
5.7
7.6/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
5.9/10
8.1/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
5.6/10
8.4/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.2/10
6.9/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
6.0/10
7.2/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
6.0/10
The Hisense U6G (LCD) is very good for cartoons & animation, while the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) is poor.

News, Talk, & Other TV

8.1
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UN55CU7000
6.0
8.4/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.2/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
6.6/10
The Hisense U6G (LCD) is very good for news, talk, & other TV, while the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) is only fair.

Bright Room

7.3
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5.8
5.4/10
VIEWING ANGLE
5.3/10
8.4/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.2/10
7.0/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.4/10
6.3/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
5.9/10
The Hisense U6G (LCD) is good for bright room, while the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) is poor.
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Cost

$378
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The Hisense U6G (LCD) has a price of $378 and the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) costs $368.

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How the Hisense U6G (LCD) and the Samsung CU7000 (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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Hisense U6G (LCD)Samsung CU7000 (LCD)
Hisense U6G (LCD)Samsung CU7000 (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$378
$368
Brand
HisenseSamsung
Release Date
May 2, 2021April 3, 2023
Full name
55U6GUN55CU7000
Screen Size
55"55"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Android TVTizen
Sound Quality Score
6.9/105.9/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
43
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
7.7/106.2/10
Bright Room Score
7.3/105.8/10
Gaming Score
6.9/106/10
Movies & TV Score
7.7/105.9/10
Sports Score
6.1/106.6/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
28" x 48.3" x 3.1"27.8" x 48.4" x 2.4"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
30.4" x 48.3"30.8" x 48.4"
Weight without Stand
32.4 lbs30.6 lbs
VESA Mount
300 x 200200 x 200

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
YesYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
7.3/105.8/10
Local Dimming
6.5/104.1/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
20 W20 W
Dolby Atmos
YesYes
DTS:X
Up to DTS Digital Surround, Bypass onlyNo

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About Hisense

Hisense, a Chinese TV manufacturer, entered the US market in approximately 2011 and has since acquired TV divisions from various companies such as Toshiba, Sharp, Hitachi, and NEC. Currently ranking as the fourth largest vendor in terms of sales volume, Hisense aims to capture a wide range of TV budget segments. They offer exceptional value with TVs that often outperform their competitors at similar price points, making them a compelling choice for consumers. In the US, they use Google TV as their smart TV software which provides the largest app selection and a very modern user interface, however it is not as user friendly as the software from other vendors.

About Samsung

Samsung, a South Korean electronics manufacturer, holds the title of being the largest global TV vendor in terms of units sold. They offer a diverse lineup of TV products that cater to various budget ranges. A notable achievement in recent years is the development of Quantum Dots, a technology that enhances color reproduction, resulting in richer and more vibrant hues. Samsung TVs are well-regarded for their high manufacturing quality and user-friendly software, making them an excellent choice for consumers seeking an intuitive viewing experience.

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