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Samsung UN60ES6500

60" 480Hz Nov 2012
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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21 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and lcdtvbuyingguide.com this Samsung television has an overall expert rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Brand

Large TVs produced by Samsung have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Size

Two customers reckoned that it was thin. Four years ago Pcmag.com wrote “This slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn?t get very bright or very black”. Last year Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV “Attractive, slim cabinet”.

Two people who bought the product concluded that it was a good weight. In November last year Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Shadow detail is very good, lending weight and texture to images”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Samsung UN60ES6500 owners considered that this TV had good picture quality.

A number of Samsung UN60ES6500 owners who purchased the Samsung UN60ES6500 reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this TV on PC Mag “It delivers very accurate colors and a crisp, clean HD picture.” but they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review “Colors are fairly accurate and vibrant”.

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Good Technical Features

Several Samsung UN60ES6500 owners who bought the product wrote that it had good features. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com rated the Samsung UN60ES6500 4 stars and wrote “Samsung says that sets offer identical features (save weight”. Televisioninfo.com wrote four years ago “The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like Smart TV functionality, 3D” in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review. In the same month expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review “It's a well-priced 46-inch HDTV packed with great features” but even so they only gave this TV a score of 60 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

Several customers who reviewed this TV considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Nice Design

Some Samsung UN60ES6500 owners who reviewed the product said that it was a good design. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of this TV last year “Attractive design” . Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “The Samsung E 6500 is a decent performer with excellent design and a good mix of features”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few people who reviewed the product considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review “Good 3D performance”. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “Good 2Dt 3D conversion”.

Good Connectivity

Some Samsung UN60ES6500 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN60ES6500 was wifi compatible. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Built-in Wi-Fi” but they gave this TV a score of 3 stars.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Several customers who reviewed the product thought it had good apps. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag four years ago “A nice catalog of web apps.” in their review of this TV. Last year Goodhousekeeping.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review “Generous selection of web apps”.

Reasonably Priced

One Samsung UN60ES6500 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote four years ago “The easy-to-use Samsung UN46ES6500 offers an excellent selection of streaming content for a reasonable price.”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who purchased it said that it had good sound quality. Four years ago expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “The Samsung UN46ES6500 sounds like a dream machine”.

Robust

One Samsung UN60ES6500 owner reckoned that it was well made. Goodhousekeeping.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and mentioned “Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance”.

Good Product Quality

Some people thought the Samsung UN60ES6500 was good quality. Reviewed.com wrote four years ago “The picture quality was excellent on”. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Sharp image quality”.

3D Compatible

The UN60ES6500 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also are 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this television and we think the Samsung UE55D7000, and the LG 55LB670 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the UN60ES6500 supports smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000, the Philips 55PFT5509, and the Sony KDL-50W828 is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN60ES6500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the UN60ES6500 also have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the KDL-60NX720, or the KDL-60W605 both from Sony or the LG 60LB561.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 480 hertz, the UN60ES6500 has one of the faster refresh rates amongst similar spec TVs of this age. Across all the similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN60ES6500 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

If this TV refresh rate is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the 60PB690 (600Hz), or the 50PB690 (£549.00) (600Hz) both from LG or the Samsung UE55H6670 (600Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports One Audio Format

The UN60ES6500 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of televisions of this age and type is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a thickness of only 30.47 millimeters, the UN60ES6500 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst TVs of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 30.47mm thick televisions currently available including the Samsung UN55ES8000 which has better reviews.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN60ES6500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UN60ES6500 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UN55ES8000, the Philips 55PFS8209, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the UN60ES6500 is more than most televisions of a similar spec and age to it. This Samsung TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN60ES6500.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN60ES6500 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the UN60ES6500 also do not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the 55EA9809, the 55EA970, or the 55EA880 all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN60ES6500

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UN60ES6500 is £110, which is typical compared to the other 324 TVs of a comparable type and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that have been available for around the same time as 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
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
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

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Samsung offers a Smart TV option to fit nearly any size and price range. The UN55ES6500F we looked at is Samsung's mid-range option. (The latest edition to their high-end line: the very cool... Read more…

Well laid out "app hub" home screen
Sharp image quality
Good 3D performance
Attractive design
Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance
Action scenes were choppy
Apps take a long time to load
Poor screen uniformity
Some motion artifacts
Subpar 3D performance
24 October 2012

The Samsung ES6500 is not quite the slam-dunk of value we were hoping it might be, but it stands up very well against the similarly-sized and like-priced competition. The ES6500's most attractive...

20 August 2012

The Samsung UNES6500 is a well-featured midrange television with good color but otherwise ho-hum picture quality and value...

The easy-to-use Samsung UN46ES6500 offers an excellent selection of streaming content for a reasonable price, but we found the TV's image quality disappointing...

These strengths and Weaknesses are based on our calibrated picture settings and most of the picture feature options being turned off. If we were to judge the TV in standard picture modes, these... Read more…

1 June 2012

All of the above made us realize that Samsung's UN46ES6500F HDTV has almost everything it needs to become a favorite among consumers who do not wish for something grand. Its looks are more than...

22 May 2012

With the Samsung ES6500F series you get spot-on colors, two sets of 3D glasses, and a nice catalog of web apps, but this slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn?t get very bright or very black...

The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like Smart TV functionality, 3D, and media sharing via USB, just to name a few. Samsung deserves credit for not only implementing...

18 May 2012

The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like smart TV functionality, 3D, and media sharing via USB. Samsung deserves credit for not only implementing these features, but...

27 August 2012

Esta televisión Samsung de 40 pulgadas es ideal para disfrutar en familia, ya que ofrece una muy buena calidad de imagen en Full HD e integra una gran variedad aplicaciones de interacción y...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £109.57
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN60ES6500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un60es6500, un60es6500f, framethetv un60es6500
Barcodes 00036725237407, 00610395124986

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