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Samsung UE40F6500

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32 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This TV received a "Recommended" from Agdlab.pl, Avforums.com and Keddr.com all of whom decided that this mid-size TV was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Ten experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, CNET.co.uk and whathifi.com have rated this TV on average 81 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this television rated this television 90% on average.

Good Picture Quality

Five people thought it had good picture quality. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com said in their review of the Samsung UE40F6500 on expert review site Trusted Reviews “There are many times when its picture quality is excellent”. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “The UE46F6500 is a great TV thanks to its stylish design, strong picture quality and excellent smart TV system”. Whathifi.com wrote “Good picture quality 2D 3D” in their review.

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Mr R. Martin wrote “Is currently thinking about buying a suitable Blu-ray player in the near future”. One Samsung UE40F6500 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Whathifi.com wrote “Faithful colours (Delta E 1.7” in their review of the Samsung UE40F6500.

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Good Product Quality

Several Samsung UE40F6500 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Billsown wrote two years ago “Superb quality picture and sound with a load of apps ready to use” in their review of this TV. In the same month Hcf wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40F6500 “I found the sound quality much better than expected from some comments”. Also two years ago Peter Lee wrote “The HD quality is superb on shows that were filmed that way”.

Nice Design

Some customers who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Three years ago Michael from England wrote on Amazon “Beautiful TV”. Michael from England also wrote “The TV looks beautiful, both the physical design”. Peter Lee wrote on Amazon “All in all it's a nice looking TV and it performs superbly” in his review of the Samsung UE40F6500 and scored this TV 5 stars.

Several people who reviewed the product agreed that it was neat. Michael from England said “Some of the smart TV features are quite neat” in his review of this TV. Mr R. Martin wrote “Thankfully the screen has a matte finish, thus neatly avoiding the problem of reflection that many glossy screens suffer from” in his review of this TV.

One customer who purchased the product thought it was a good design. Michael from England said on Amazon “The smart remote is a wonderful piece of design except for the lack of play/pause/forward/back buttons (!), fast-foward”.

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Good Size

Some Samsung UE40F6500 reviewers considered that this TV was thin. Mr R. Martin gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The UE40F6500 has a remarkably thin and attractive bezel, which makes viewing HD TV broadcasts an absolute pleasure” in his Samsung UE40F6500 review. Expert review site Whathifi.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “The UE40F6500 is a very flat 40in screen with a slim bezel, planted atop Sams”.

One person who bought it thought it was good physically. One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Peter Lee wrote “When we got it we were amazed at how light it is - despite being a 40 inch set it is incredibly light and easy to carry”.

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Reasonably Priced

Three people thought it was good value for money. Chdr said in their Samsung UE40F6500 review on Amazon three years ago “Value for money - great TV” and rated it as very good. Chdr also mentioned “I bought this TV roughly a month ago, value for money it won't be beaten by many”. Whathifi.com wrote “It's great value for what's on offer”.

A few customers concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Busy Plumber wrote on Amazon “Cheap TV bargain😆” in their Samsung UE40F6500 review. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “The Samsung UE40F6500 is a bit of a bargain 40in TV” in their review of the Samsung UE40F6500.

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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Samsung have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Samsung also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Several customers considered that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned “The F6500 has a balanced image, high contrast and good 3D”.

Good High Def TV

Several Samsung UE40F6500 owners said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Peter Lee gave the Samsung UE40F6500 a rating of 5 stars and he said in his Samsung UE40F6500 review “Sometimes there is a little buffering when viewing the likes of HD shows on iPlayer.”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review “The F6500 has a Freesat HD tuner alongside its Freeview HD tuner”.

Good Smart TV Features

Several Samsung UE40F6500 reviewers concluded that it had great smart functions. One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Hcf gave the Samsung UE40F6500 a rating of 4 stars and said in their review “I use this tv with both free view and freest”.

One Samsung UE40F6500 reviewer considered that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Michael from England mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “And most maddening of all, BBC iPlayer rapidly drifts out of sync between sound”.

One Samsung UE40F6500 owner considered that it had good apps. Peter Lee scored it very highly and he wrote “The TV has lots of apps, including all of the "catch up" services (iPlayer, ITV Player, 4OD, Demand 5)” in his review of the Samsung UE40F6500.

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Easy to Use

Several Samsung UE40F6500 owners who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was easy to setup. Hcf said on Amazon two years ago “Delivered on time, easy to set up”. Michael from England said on Amazon “For simply watching live broadcast TV it's very easy to set up and use.” nonetheless he scored it 3 stars.

Two customers said in their reviews that the Samsung UE40F6500 was easy to use. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “The only thing conceivably missing is motion control”.

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Good Sound Quality

A few people said that this TV had good sound quality. Peter Lee said “The sound is also surprisingly good” in his review.

Good Technical Features

Four Samsung UE40F6500 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV had good features. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “Its Smart TV features are unprecedentedly sophisticated and extensive.” in their review of this TV. Whathifi.com said “Excellent smart features” in their Samsung UE40F6500 review.

Robust

One customer considered that the product was well made.

Good Stand

One Samsung UE40F6500 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good stand.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UE40F6500 owner concluded that the Samsung UE40F6500 was wifi compatible. Two years ago Peter Lee mentioned “The set has built-in wifi and connects to my BT Infinity broadband nicely without using cables”.

Good Remote Control

One person who purchased it reckoned that it had a good remote control.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40F6500 only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the Samsung UE40F6500 has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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3D Compatible

The UE40F6500 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6500 are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE40F6500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40F6500 do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE40F6500 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UE40F6500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the UE40F6500. Most of the similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40F6500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The UE40F6500 is a three USB 3.0 port TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the UE40F6500 only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40F6500 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UE40F6500 which has four HDMI ports.

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Two Remote Output Ports

The UE40F6500 is a two remote output port television.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the UE40F6500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 2W and the highest is 80W.

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1080p Video Mode

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

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The UE40F6500 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of this spec and age. This Samsung TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40F6500. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "HE-AAC", "LPCM", "MS-ADPCM", "OGG" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This television has a Not included optical disc drive, which is the most commonly found optical disc drive on mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 47 millimeters, the Samsung UE40F6500 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE40F6500. The average thickness of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40F6500 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Samsung UE46F6500[plb_1549433_price] (47mm).

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the Samsung UE40F6500 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price].

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Only Supports Sixteen Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the UE40F6500 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This Samsung television supports an MKV video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "AVI", "DIVX", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "TS", "VOB", "VP6", "VP8" and "WEBM" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6500, the UE40F6500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 89 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE40F6500 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE40F6500 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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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 mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40F6500

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE40F6500 is £99, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a comparable type and age.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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

This Samsung TV has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
Audio
Audio System
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
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
Power LED

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(15)
30 June 2014

This 40in LED TV does a good job overall, even if it's not class leader. It holds its own with its tuner and when playing DVDs, but Blu-ray pictures do reveal that it's not as capable as some...

Good tuner and scaling
Welljudged colours
Excellent smart features
Topnotch smart TV system
Good black levels and colour performance
Next to the best, it needs more detail, subtlety and deeper blacks
Voicerecognition feature isn't very useful
Standarddefinition channels can look slightly soft
Crosstalk with 3D
Judder with 3D
17 February 2014

The UE46F6500 is a great TV thanks to its stylish design, strong picture quality and excellent smart TV system. If you don't need the Freesat tuner though, you can save yourself some cash and get...

24 December 2013

There's much to like about the UE55F6500. There are many times when its picture quality is excellent, and its Smart TV features are unprecedentedly sophisticated and extensive. But it's got enough...

23 December 2013

The Samsung F6500 is highly similar to the F6650. The only thing conceivably missing is motion control. Samsung has great connected services that are a notch above the competition. The F6500 has a...

20 December 2013

Avforums.com

Whilst Samsung is ploughing most of its marketing into 4K and OLED, this is the sort of TV that is their bread and butter. The 6 Series is almost the very epitome of a Samsung product. Stylish,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Busy Plumber
(Verified Purchase)

Cheap TV bargain😆.

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Billsown
(Verified Purchase)

Superb quality picture and sound with a load of apps ready to use.

Reviewed 12 May 2014 by Matthew
(Verified Purchase)

Love the TV. very versatile. looks great!
Dislikes: the digital audio outputs are only stereo even if the inputs are Dolby Digital, etc.

Reviewed 20 February 2014 by HCF "HCF"
(Verified Purchase)

I use this tv with both free view and freest. It provides both tuners and switching between both signal sources is easy. Unfortunately the available apps are limited to what samsung believes is... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2014 by Peter Lee

We bought this recently from a high-street retailer (sorry Amazon - delivery from the marketplace seller was going to take too long despite paying for the 1-2 day delivery which it turned out... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £98.36
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Energy Rating
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40f6500, ue40f6500s, ue40f6500sb, ue40f6500sd, ue40f6500ss, ue40f6500ssx, ue40f6500ssxzg, samsung p183659, samsung p183659p, samsung ue40f6500, samsung ue40f6500s, samsung ue40f6500ss, samsung ue40f6500sb, samsung ue40f6500ssx, samsung ue40f6500sbx, samsung ue40f6500sbxx, samsung ue40f6500ssxx, samsung ue40f6500ssxxn, samsung ue40f6500sbxxu
Barcodes 08806085469433, 08806085471436, 08806085474826, 08806085476578, 08806085477865, 08806085481800, 08806085484436

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