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Samsung UE40H6500
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Samsung UE40H6500

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40" Flat Nov 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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

3D Compatible

The UE40H6500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which are not 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible televisions to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports smart TV features, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UE40H6500 do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], and the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

At 400 hertz, the Samsung UE40H6500 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest refresh rate of mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE40H6500 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz.

Alternative 400Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48H6500[plb_2238175_price], or the LG 47LA691[plb_1496437_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the UE40H6500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the UE40H6500 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UE40H6500 is a four HDMI port TV.

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Two RF Ports

Most televisions of a comparable type and age to the UE40H6500 have between one and two RF ports, including the UE40H6500 which has two RF ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that came out more than two years ago the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The UE40H6500 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (400 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40H6500.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40H6500 do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE40H6500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE40H6500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the UE40H6500 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to look at including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2ms and the slowest is 400ms. When compared to other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the UE40H6500, the UE40H6500's response time of 400 milliseconds is one of the slowest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40H6500

Running Costs Are Average

This mid-size TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The UE40H6500 has an average running cost of £82 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 714 mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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 televisions of this spec 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE40H6500.

Average Thickness

The UE40H6500 has a pretty average thickness (63.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40H6500.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 63.1mm thick televisions currently available including the UE40H6700[pl_2232461_price], the UE40H6200[pl_2232894_price], or the UE40H7000[pl_2232260_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews.

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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
App
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
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct 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
Local Dimming
Voice Control
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
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
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

(3)
11 December 2014

A great all-rounder for a living room or a home cinema, this quad core processor-powered, giant-sized 48-incher boasts smart TV apps galore. It's not the slimmest TV around and it does have a...

Techradar

Speedy user interface
SmartView 2.0 app
Smart TV apps
Picture quality
Good colour accuracy
Voice interaction
Plastic design
Oddly placed headphones jack
63.5mm depth
Clouding on dark scenes
26 November 2014

Avforums.com

This is yet another Smart TV from Samsung's well populated 6 Series and, as the product number suggests, sits bang in the middle of it. Specifically, this is the 40-inch UE40H6500 we have for... Read more…

17 June 2014

This is the series 6 LED TV 48 model with the title giving a clear indication as to the type and size of the screen. When the product arrived the courier stated ?Don't worry about the size, it is... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)

A SECOND AND CRAP WITH NO GUARANTEE FROM SAMSUNG BUYER BEWARE.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £81.95
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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 ue40h6500, ue40h6500s, ue40h6500sl, samsung ue40h6500, samsung f3y021bf2, samsung ue40h6500s, samsung f3y021bf2m, samsung ue40h6500st, samsung ue40h6500sl, samsung ue40h6500slx, samsung ue40h6500stx, samsung ue40h6500stxx, samsung ue40h6500slxx, samsung ue40h6500slxxn, samsung ue40h6500stxxu
Barcodes 08806086021913, 08806086021920, 08806086021937

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