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Samsung UE40C6000
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Samsung UE40C6000

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40" 100Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This TV received a "Recommended" from Hdtvtest.co.uk who concluded that this mid-size TV was good.

Average Expert Reviews

Thirteen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint have rated this television on average 77%.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

Good High Def TV

Several customers thought the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com scored it 4 stars and wrote on expert review site Techradar “The UE32C6000 is the entry-level model in Samsung's premium C6000 range of 2D Full HD LED panels”. Pocket-Lint.com scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint five years ago “Highly capable with SD and HD.” in their review.

Nice Design

A number of Samsung UE40C6000 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Hdtvtest.co.uk said six years ago “The subject of today’s HDTV review is the elegantly designed LED-LCD TV Samsung UE32C6000”. One person said in their reviews that it was a good design.

Good Picture Quality

One customer reckoned that the product had good colour saturation. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their Samsung UE40C6000 review “The CMO panel has real trouble reproducing colours accurately” .

One Samsung UE40C6000 owner who bought the Samsung UE40C6000 concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Digitalversus.com mentioned “The Samsung C6000 is a good TV overall, with a fast response time, good contrast ratio and low energy consumption” in their review of the Samsung UE40C6000.

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Good Standard Def TV

One customer who purchased it thought it was good at displaying standard definition TV.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE40C6000 reviewer reckoned that the Samsung UE40C6000 was easy to use the menus. Expert website Digitalversus.com said in their Samsung UE40C6000 review five years ago “3.6 / 5We take these readings using the best settings for watching a movie”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Six years ago expert review site Cnet.co.uk wrote “Offers impressive audio for such a small LCD TV”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One customer concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. Five years ago Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert review site Pocket Lint “Missing Internet connectivity (and 3D compatibility), decent file support via USB”.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung UE40C6000 reviewer who bought this TV said that it had good features. Pocket-Lint.com rated it 4 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Don't want to pay for frivolous features, Samsung’s UE32C6000 will appeal”.

Good Size

One person concluded that the Samsung UE40C6000 was thin. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com said “C6000 still has the very slim design, DLNA and 100/120 Hz”.

Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UE40C6000 which has four HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE40C6000 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the Samsung UE40C6000 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Quite Thin

The UE40C6000 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 29.9 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40C6000 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

We compared all the other 29.9mm thick TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40B6000[plb_1661041_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was not good value for money. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this TV “It's on the pricey side for a set that lacks Internet features, though” however they still rated it 4 stars. Expert website Techradar.com said in their review of the Samsung UE40C6000 “Selling for around £800, this strikingly beautiful screen is by no means the most affordable of 32-inch TV”.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The UE40C6000 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the UE40C6000 also do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE40C6000 do not support smart TV features. The UE40C6000 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a smart TV features and we think the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The UE40C6000 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TC-L47ET5[plb_403365_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE40C6000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE40C6000 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the UE40C6000 is £161 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 714 televisions of this type and age.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the UE40C6000 has one of the lowest RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 18W.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE40C6000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40C6000 also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price].

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40C6000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE40C6000 over three years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

At 100 hertz, the UE40C6000 has a relatively average refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 100Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the LOEWE Xelos 40[plb_1350929_price] which has better reviews.

Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE46F6400[plb_2149162_price] (120Hz and higher rated).

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Specification

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HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video 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
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Local Dimming
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
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Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
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Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Manual

1 Award

hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

(15)
25 January 2011

If you want a flatscreen that lives up to that moniker, but don't want to pay for frivolous features, Samsung?s UE32C6000 will appeal. Highly capable with SD and HD, but missing Internet...

17 January 2011

The Samsung C6000 is a good TV overall, with a fast response time, good contrast ratio and low energy consumption. On the other hand, the CMO panel has real trouble reproducing colours accurately...

23 December 2010

If you've found yourself staring adoringly at Samsung's extraordinarily designed 2010 edge-LED LCD TV range, only to then find yourself staring despairingly at your dwindling bank balance, then... Read more…

19 August 2010

The 32-inch Samsung UE32C6000 produces decent standard- and high-definition pictures, and offers impressive audio for such a small LCD TV. It's on the pricey side for a set that lacks Internet...

16 August 2010

Complete and utter domination. That's one phrase that springs to mind when describing Samsung's plans for the flatscreen TV market. From £7000 luxury LCD TVs to 19in desktop fodder, offers it... Read more…

30 June 2010

Samsung produced yet another winner that will appeal to many users, and managed to improve upon the previous model in every aspect bar input lag. For that reason and the auto-dimming, the Samsung...

Hdtvtest.co.uk

10 June 2010

Selling for around £800, this strikingly beautiful screen is by no means the most affordable of 32-inch TV but the UE32C6000 is the entry-level model in Samsung's premium C6000 range of 2D Full... Read more…

27 April 2010

Samsung C6000 is pretty much similar to the 2009 models in regards of design, functionality and inputs, besides the new DLNA function that is the best we have seen on a flat panel TV so far. It...

14 February 2011

Les 32 pouces sont tout aussi connectés que les écrans de grandes diagonales.Il est de plus en plus tentant de vouloir acheter un téléviseur LCD surdimensionné. A l?occasion de la fin... Read more…

SD picture quality
Blu-ray
DivX HD streaming, slimness, price
Good contrast with deep blacks
Low energy consumption
InternetTV platform is missing, "black hole" contrast, lacks Wi-Fi, poor audio
Colour problems, even in Cinema mode
Viewing angles too narrow
Media player doesn't support 2TS
MTS or subtitle files
13 December 2010

Dans l'ensemble, le C6000 obtient de bons résultats : faible temps de rémanence, bon taux de contraste et faible consommation. En revanche, la dalle CMO affiche de gros défauts de colorimétrie...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £0.37
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Total running cost over 5 years £160.61
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40c6000
Barcodes 08808993751839

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