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Samsung UE46C5100
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Samsung UE46C5100

46" 29.9mm Aug 2013
Screen Size HD Type Thickness Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 11 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 87 out of 100.

Nice Design

Some Samsung UE46C5100 owners who bought it considered that it was a good design. Mr. Paul R. Gowers wrote in his review on Amazon “Picture excellent, super design” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Harry Smith said in his Samsung UE46C5100 review on Amazon “No problems going to buy a couple of speakers to improve sound quality looking for something small and neat still very pleased with my buy” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other brands.

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung UE46C5100 reviewers thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “If you want good quality sound for music be prepared to supplement the TV with some additional speakers”. Hmartires mentioned in their Samsung UE46C5100 review on Amazon “It has exelent image quality and sound and the TV set has a great design”. Hmartires also said “The price/quality racio is very good in this samsung set.I defenitly recomend this LED TV”.

Easy to Use

Two Samsung UE46C5100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon five years ago “This TV is almost everything that I wanted, easy to set up and with a variety of screen”. Mariosj said in their Samsung UE46C5100 review on Amazon “It was easy to set up, find the channels etc” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UE46C5100 concluded that it had a good experience. Omar Mehdi said “Only down side is that I would recommend you purchase an addition sound system to enjoy the overall experience” in his review of the Samsung UE46C5100.

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Good High Def TV

A few customers reckoned that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Eastwood mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Blu ray, PS3 and xbox run ok and live HD channels are generally fine”. Eastwood also wrote “Not really convinced that its a refresh rate issue as watching football on BBC HD was fine”.

Good Sound Quality

Several people wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

Reasonably Priced

Some Samsung UE46C5100 reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good value for money. Eastwood gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Samsung UE46C5100 review “Overall I think it is good vfm for the price I got it”. Harry Smith wrote in his Samsung UE46C5100 review on Amazon “Great price”.

Good Size

One person wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE46C5100 was thin. Five years ago Harry Smith mentioned in his Samsung UE46C5100 review “Running in ten minutes can watch films from my flash drive lovely picture sound could be better this is a very slim tele” and scored the product very highly.

Good Connectivity

One person wrote in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Five years ago Mariosj said in their review of this TV “The only feature I can't get my head round is what exactly does hooking up the TV to the internet do exactly? I've connected it to my modem” and rated it 4 stars.

Good Support

One Samsung UE46C5100 owner thought the product had good technical guidance. Mariosj wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “It's easy to guide through the folders”.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed the Samsung UE46C5100 considered that it had good picture quality.

Two Headphones Output Ports

The UE46C5100 is a two headphone output port TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE46C5100 only have one headphone output port.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE46C5100 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE46C5100 is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 29.9 millimeters, the UE46C5100 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE46C5100. Across all the TVs that were released more than two years ago the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 29.9mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the UN46B7000[pl_1661075_price], or the UE40C6000[pl_1661047_price] both from Samsung.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One person who bought it concluded that it was not well made. Eastwood wrote on Amazon “Samsung have never been good for in built sound imo” in their review of the Samsung UE46C5100.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the UE46C5100, the UE46C5100 does not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE46C5100 do not support smart TV features. The Samsung UE46C5100 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE46C5100, the Samsung UE46C5100 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], the Panasonic TC-L47ET5[plb_403365_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the UE46C5100 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE46C5100 will cost £171 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 714 TVs of this age and type.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE46C5100 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE46C5100 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and spec is 260Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At only 100 hertz, the UE46C5100 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE46C5100.

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Heavy

With a weight of 15.7 kilograms, the Samsung UE46C5100 is one of the heavier similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE46C5100 amongst televisions of this age. The weights of mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE46C5100 range from 3.7kg to 36kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE46C5100

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this television was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
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
Performance
Teletext Function
Wide Color Enhancer
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
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
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 5 February 2015 by Frank
(Verified Purchase)

Had it 4 a while & it's still a great pictre.

Reviewed 20 August 2011 by Omar Mehdi
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this TV for a good few months, the quality of the picture is the best that I have seen. Only down side is that I would recommend you purchase an addition sound system to enjoy the overall... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2011 by Sosol
(Verified Purchase)

The item is defective and is not working properly . screen went green after 20 second and we just enjoyed unpacking and setting it up and then repacking and shipping it back. and we have to wait... Read more…

Reviewed 18 April 2011 by Mariosj | 2 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

After reading several reviews, I thought I'd take the plunge and order this Samsung 46" LED TV. I live in Cyprus and was well excited that I could order such a big item from Amazon. Normally you... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2011 by Jamie Pope
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this nearly a month ago, as a replacement for my 42" LG Plasma.

It took me about 5-10 minutes to understand how the stand fitted onto the TV, and what all the components were... Read more…

Reviewed 23 February 2011 by Harry Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Had this nearly two weeks very pleased all up and running in ten minutes can watch films from my flash drive lovely picture sound could be better this is a very slim tele. so not much room for... Read more…

Reviewed 6 February 2011 by Amazon Customer "Philip"

This TV is almost everything that I wanted, easy to set up and with a variety of screen and sound settings for watching different types of material. My one area of disappointment is with the sound... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2011 by Eastwood
(Verified Purchase)

Wanted to upgrade tv to high contrast ratio and large screen size. Impressions of the tv are mixed. Overall I think it is good vfm for the price I got it. Seems to have gone up - and I'd buy... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2011 by Mr. Paul R. Gowers

Mainly used as 2nd TV when PS3 to get my son off the main TV :-)

Picture excellent, super design. Delighted with it for

Reviewed 6 December 2010 by Hmartires

I have just bought this TV and I'm very happy with it.
It has exelent image quality and sound and the TV set has a great design.
Also it has great media center capabilities. I just... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £168.25
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £170.08
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue46c5100

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