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Samsung UE40B6000
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Samsung UE40B6000

DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended
40" 100Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
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The NEW SPECIES SAMSUNG LED TV Series 6 is Ultra Slim at just 29.9mm. Experience the beauty of Crystal TV design. The Full HD 1080p 6000 LED TV has superior picture quality with Smart LED Lighting... More
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Review: Samsung UE40B6000 LED LCD TV
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12 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this TV. DigitalReviews.net gave this television an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was marvellous and the reviewer at Ld2.ciol.com conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, techtree.com and ld2.ciol.com the average expert rating of this mid-size TV is 84%. That puts this Samsung television in the top 18% of all the televisions of this spec and age.

Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 22,708 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Size

Several people agreed that it was thin. Overclockersonline.net mentioned “Samsung enters the LED TV with the Series 6 and it's the thinnest they have, measuring a mere 29.9mm! Thin is one key feature going for the UN46B6000” in their Samsung UE40B6000 review. Expert website Hdtvorg.co.uk said “With no requirement for the traditional bulky fluorescent tube found on the majority of LCD TVs, Samsungs Edge based implementation of LED backlighting comes with an ultra slim profile”. Hdtvorg.co.uk also wrote “By nature of these slim profiles alone, Samsungs edge based LED”.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE40B6000 reviewers said in their reviews that the Samsung UE40B6000 had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few people who purchased the Samsung UE40B6000 agreed that it was good quality. Cnet.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote on CNET.com “Although it delivers fine picture quality, except for a few flaws” in their review of the Samsung UE40B6000. Hdtvsolutions.com said “A power conscious TV with superior image quality” .

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Seven years ago Cnet.com gave it a rating of 79 out of 100 and said “The ultrathin Samsung UNB6000 series will appeal mainly to style seekers who dont mind spending more money” in their review of this TV.

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE40B6000 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The UE40B6000 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE40B6000 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Televisions of a similar type and age to the UE40B6000 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE40B6000 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 29.9 millimeters, the Samsung UE40B6000 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the UE40B6000. The average thickness of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 62mm.

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10 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Several Samsung UE40B6000 reviewers who purchased this TV thought it was not cheap. Seven years ago Cnet.com said “The least expensive member of Samsungs 2009 family of is the UNB6000 series.” but they still rated it 79 out of 100. Expert website Overclockersonline.net said “The more expensive it will be to the consumer”.

A number of Samsung UE40B6000 owners wrote in their reviews that it was not a bargain for the price. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com seven years ago “Whether youre dating a supermodel or shopping for a new HDTV, thin doesnt come cheap” in their review of this TV. Cnet.com also mentioned “That doesnt mean its a bargain”.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a WiFi connection. The Samsung UE40B6000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the TX-40AS640[pl_2232477_price], or the TX-L42FT60[pl_1654311_price] both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE40B6000, the Samsung UE40B6000 does not support smart TV features.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also support smart TV features including the LG 47LM960[plb_1277857_price], or the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE40B6000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE32H6470[plb_2205059_price], or the Panasonic TX-L42FT60[plb_1654311_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE40B6000, the UE40B6000 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] both from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE40B6000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40B6000 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40B6000 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the UE40B6000 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40B6000 is 10kg. The UE40B6000 is one of the heavier similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40B6000 (14.7 kilograms) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40B6000

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released over three years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 100 hertz, the UE40B6000 has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.

If this television refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the UE46F6400[pl_2149162_price] (120Hz), or the UE40C8000[pl_1661053_price] (200Hz) both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-42W705[plb_2142205_price] (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

2 Awards

DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended

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14 January 2010

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7 October 2009

The B6000 is an almost perfect copy of the B7000, which we've already reviewed. The main difference between the two models is that the former doesn't have the Internet@TV service, meaning it... Read more…

17 August 2009

For those of you who are fans of the slightly softer picture quality you get from plasma screens, the highly processed look of all the on board picture processing wizardry on the UE-B6000 may not...

8 July 2009

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15 June 2009

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3 June 2009

PerformanceFirst, I have to make a small complaint that the screen is a bit reflective, especially noticeable in dark video images. But that is a small nitpick. As soon as I turned the TV on, it...

With its UN46B6000 LED TV, Samsung has created an irresistible combination, a power conscious TV with superior image quality...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40b6000, ue40b6000v, ue40b6000a, ue40b6000vw, ue40b6000vwxxn, ue40b6000vwxzg, samsung ue40b6000, samsung ue40b6000v, samsung ue40b6000vw, ue40b6000vwxxnbreed, samsung ue40b6000vwx, samsung ue40b6000vwxx, samsung ue40b6000vwxxu
Barcodes 05053354913668, 08808993212583, 08808993270750, 08808993305834, 08808993492350

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