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Samsung UE40H5030

40" Flat 71mm Jul 2014
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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Samsung is one of the top rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Samsung also has excellent reviews for its mid-size TVs.

Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the UE40H5030 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Movie are also found on this Samsung TV.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Smart TV

The Samsung UE40H5030 is not Smart TV, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40H5030 which are Smart TV.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The UE40H5030 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40H5030 do have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The UE40H5030 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the TX-49CX750, or the TX-40CX700 both from Panasonic.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the UE40H5030 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment

The number of screen format adjustments found on the UE40H5030 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40H5030.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40H5030 do not feature OLED technology. The UE40H5030 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200 which also has a higher Rating.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40H5030

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the UE40H5030 is typical compared to the other 397 televisions that came out more than a year ago that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE40H5030 is £74.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE40H5030.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar type and 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.

We compared all the other Full HD TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE48J6250 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.

TVs with a higher display resolution that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE48JU6445 (4K Ultra HD) which is also higher rated.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE40H5030 has a fairly typical thickness (71 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40H5030.

If you are not worried about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Sony KDL-40R453 (£249.00) (65mm), or the Panasonic TX-42AS500 (69mm).

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
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
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Clock Function
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.11
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £73.94
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40H5030uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40h5030, ue40h5030a, ue40h5030aw, samsung ue40h5030
Barcodes 08806086244060, 08806086245272, 08806086248112, 08806086266192, 08806086488082

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