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Samsung UE40H6240
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Samsung UE40H6240

40" Flat Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

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

3D Compatible

The UE40H6240 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year which are not 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-40CS630, or the Samsung UE40ES6300.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Samsung UE40H6240 supports smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think the Philips 48PFH5500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE40H6240 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec which do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the UE40H6240 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The UE40H6240 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40H6240 only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Two RF Ports

The UE40H6240 is a two RF port television. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40H6240 only have one RF port.

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Four Processor Cores

The Samsung UE40H6240 has more processor cores than most of the TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE40H6240. This Samsung television is a four processor core television compared to most of the TVs that were released one year ago which only have between two and three processor cores.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Features One App

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the Samsung UE40H6240 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly featured app is Facebook, but this app is not featured on this Samsung TV. The apps Skype are also featured on this television.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40H6240 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE40H6240 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE40H6240 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Samsung UN50J6200 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are High

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however the UE40H6240 is one of the more expensive to run mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE40H6240 is £2,628.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this television was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable 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.

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Average Thickness

At 63.1 millimeters, the UE40H6240 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-40R453 (£249.00) (89mm), or the Panasonic TX-42AS600 (£419.00) (53mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
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
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
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
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
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
Maximum Power Consumption
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
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years £81.95
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40H6240uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40h6240, ue40h6240a, ue40h6240ak, samsung ue40h6240, samsung ue40h6240a, samsung ue40h6240aw
Barcodes 08806086245524, 08806086248129, 08806086275521, 08806086292580

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