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Samsung UE40H6290
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Samsung UE40H6290

40" Active Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
A+
£81.95 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 22,708 expert and user reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago which are not 3D compatible, the UE40H6290 is 3D compatible.

There are a number of alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might also want to consider including the LG 42LW579 which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE40H6290 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40H6290 do not support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48H6470, or the LG 42LB670.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40H6290 which do not have a WiFi connection, the Samsung UE40H6290 has a WiFi connection.

There are a number of alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the Sony KDL-48W600.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40H6290 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the UE40H6290 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UE40H6290 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40H6290 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The Samsung UE40H6290 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "ADPCM", "HE-AAC", "LBR", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the UE40H6290 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The UE40H6290 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) is also worth considering.

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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 that have been available for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40H6290

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The UE40H6290 is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of this age and spec 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 UE40H6290 is £82.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE40H6290.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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 UE40H6290 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung HG40EC890 (£857.93) (63.1mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
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
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
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
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
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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
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
Desktop Stand
Cable Included
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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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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 UE40H6290uses 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).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40h6290, ue40h6290s, ue40h6290ss, samsung ue40h6290, samsung ue40h6290s, samsung ue40h6290ss, samsung ue40h6290ssx, samsung ue40h6290ssxz, samsung ue40h6290ssxzg
Barcodes 08806086241915

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