Samsung is one of the better rated television brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40J6250, the Samsung UE40J6250 supports smart TV features.
Other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price], the LG 40LX761[plb_3348938_price], or the Samsung HG43ED690[plb_3341680_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UE40J6250 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE40J6250 do not have a WiFi connection.
We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price], the LG 40LX761[plb_3348938_price], and the Samsung HG48ED690[plb_2835470_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of this spec and age.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UE40J6250 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE40J6250. This TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UE40J6250 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
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Four HDMI Ports
The Samsung UE40J6250 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago only have between one and three HDMI ports.
Two RF Ports
The Samsung UE40J6250 is a two RF port TV.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year range from 5W to 1,000W. The UE40J6250 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Samsung UE40J6250 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (600 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40J6250. Across all the televisions that came out around the same time as the UE40J6250 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz.
Supports Seven Audio Formats
The UE40J6250 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats AIFF, APE, FLAC, MIDI, OGG, WAV and WMA are also supported by this Samsung television.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE40J6250, the Samsung UE40J6250 is not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price], the LG 49LF590[plb_3026448_price], or the Samsung UE40H6400[plb_3766566_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE40J6250 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UE40J6250 also do not have a built-in camera.
We checked 146 televisions of this age and type and they range in price from £129 to £1,299. We think that this Samsung TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and type.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE40J6250 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it.
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Running Costs Are OK
This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE40J6250 will cost £78 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs of this type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
Samsung released the UE40J6250 over a year ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec 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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The UE40J6250 has a relatively standard thickness (63.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40J6250.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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