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Samsung UE40F6800

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40" 400Hz Mar 2013
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Samsung F6800 (UE40F6800) 3D LED Television Review
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20 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This Samsung TV received a "Recommended" from both Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com, both of which said that this mid-size TV was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, CNET.co.uk and gadgetspeak.com this television has an average expert rating of 83%. This puts this mid-size TV in the top 19% of all the televisions of a similar spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 22,708 expert and owner 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 3D Picture Quality

Three people who bought it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40F6800 on CNET.co.uk two years ago “Strong 3D performance”. Cnet.co.uk also mentioned “Superb 2D and 3D picture quality”.

Nice Design

Several customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking. Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The beautifully simple bottom line with the UE40F6800 is that no other 40-inch TV at the moment offers so much quality”. Cnet.co.uk said two years ago “Picture quality, so it's a great buy for people who were considering a stylish, high-end TV like Samsung's F7000.”.

One person reckoned that it was well designed. Two years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40F6800 on CNET.co.uk “Well designed and responsive menu syste”.

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Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed this TV thought it had good picture quality. One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Cnet.co.uk said “Natural colours” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung UE40F6800 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Reasonably Priced

Some people considered that the Samsung UE40F6800 was good value for money. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said “The UE40F6800 represents a good compromise between price, feature count” in their review of this TV. Cnet.co.uk also said “Good Value for what's on offer”.

Good Technical Features

One person wrote that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Its extensive feature count includes Smart TV facilities, active 3D playback” in their review.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE40F6800 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

3D Compatible

The Samsung UE40F6800 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40F6800 which are not 3D compatible.

We compared this television to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think a cheaper TV such as the UE32F6800[pl_2161644_price], and the UE40H7000[pl_2232260_price] both from Samsung or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price] are also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE40F6800 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price] which has better reviews; or the UE32F6800[pl_2161644_price], or the UE40H7000[pl_2232260_price] both from Samsung which is cheaper.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6800 which do not have a WiFi connection, the UE40F6800 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the UE32F6800[pl_2161644_price], or the UE40H7000[pl_2232260_price] both from Samsung which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz. The UE40F6800 has a fairly fast refresh rate (400 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE40F6800.

Other 400Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE32F6800[plb_2161644_price] which is cheaper.

Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H7000[plb_2232260_price] (600Hz and cheaper).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung UE40F6800 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Two RF Ports

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6800 have between one and two RF ports, including the UE40F6800 which has two RF ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40F6800 is 2W and the highest is 80W. At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE40F6800 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE40F6800 is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. The UE40F6800 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (400 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE40F6800.

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Quite Thin

The UE40F6800 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 47 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6800 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Standard Def TV

One Samsung UE40F6800 owner mentioned that the product was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “SD upscaling isn't great”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40F6800 do not have a built-in camera. The UE40F6800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price].

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Expensive

The cheapeast televisions of a similar age and spec that we found costs £73 and the most expensive costs £4,406. We think that this television looks expensive for a television that was released more than two years ago.

Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40F6800 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE40F6800 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 89 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE40F6800 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE40F6800 have annual energy consumptions of between 0.22kWh and 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 typical of many televisions of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40F6800

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE40F6800 will cost £99 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a similar type and age.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that were released 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

Samsung released the UE40F6800 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
3D Type
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Upgradeable Firmware
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
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
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Headphone Connection
Placement Option
Volume Control
Warranty
Special Features

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(6)
12 February 2014

The UE40F6800 represents a good compromise between price, feature count and picture quality, so it's a great buy for people who were considering a stylish, high-end TV like Samsung's F7000, but...

Excellent smart TV system
Natural colours
Decent black levels
Strong 3D performance
Superb 2D and 3D picture quality
Voice recognition still more gimmicky than useful
SD upscaling isn't great
Picture presets aren't helpful
Bluish ringing around some areas of fine detail
Average audio
27 December 2013

As with all such devices it is not just a TV but also an entertainment centre so you can send and receive emails, Skype, search the web as well as watch catch up TV all via Ethernet or Wi-Fi so... Read more…

13 December 2013

The beautifully simple bottom line with the UE40F6800 is that no other 40-inch TV at the moment offers so much quality and so many features for so little money, making it yet another notch in...

Trusted Reviews

28 August 2013

Samsung's 40-inch UE40F6800 is aimed squarely at the red-hot smart TV mainstream. Featuring a host of internet TV services, this model had 3D, Freeview HD and Freesat HD and typically sells for... Read more…

20 July 2013

Avforums.com

Whilst the 7 and 8 series are set apart from the rest of the Samsung pack, the 6 series is somewhat more nebulous and contains several models with slightly differing feature-sets and design. Based... Read more…

16 December 2013

El Samsung UE40F6800 es un televisor de 40 pulgadas con tecnología LED, situado en el rango medio de televisores de la marca surcoreana para el 2013. Dentro de la larga lista de características... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.58
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40F6800uses 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.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40f6800, ue40f6800s, ue40f6800sd, ue40f6800sb, ue40f6800ss, samsung p157580, samsung p157580p, samsung ue40f6800, samsung ue40f6800s, samsung ue40f6800sb, samsung ue40f6800sbx, samsung samue40f6800, samsung ue40f6800sbxx, samsung samue40f6800s, samsung samue40f6800sb, samsung ue40f6800sbxxu, samsung samue40f6800sbx, samsung samue40f6800sbxx, samsung samue40f6800sbxxu
Barcodes 00806085493438, 08806085477896, 08806085486034, 08806085486249, 08806085491519, 08806085493438, 08806085512443

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