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Samsung UE40F6740
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Samsung UE40F6740

40" Direct-LED Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
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£98.36 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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12 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

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

3D Compatible

The Samsung UE40F6740 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years which are not 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE40F6740 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40F6740 do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this television and we think the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the UE40F6740 which do not have a WiFi connection, the UE40F6740 has a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UE40F6740 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40F6740 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

three USB 3.0 ports

The Samsung UE40F6740 has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the televisions that have been around for more than two years. Most of the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, however this television has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UE40F6740 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40F6740 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE40F6740 is a two RF port TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the UE40F6740 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40F6740. Mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6740 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE40F6740 is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 600 hertz, the Samsung UE40F6740 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40F6740.

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Quite Thin

At only 47 millimeters, the UE40F6740 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The thicknesses of TVs that are a similar age to the UE40F6740 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

We compared all the other 47mm thick televisions to this TV and we think the Samsung UE46F6500[plb_1549433_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the UE40F6740 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think 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 is also worth considering.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6740, the UE40F6740 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs that have been around for more than two years is 76kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 89 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE40F6740 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40F6740

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A, and the UE40F6740 is typical compared to the other 714 TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE40F6740 is £99.

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 are a similar age to 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

This TV was released over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
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
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
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
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Stored Teletext Page
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
ECO Compliant
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
Other Features
USB Port

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
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40F6740uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40f6740, ue40f6740s, ue40f6740ss, samsung 3dtv300, samsung ue40f6740
Barcodes 08806085480346, 08806085502154

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