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Hisense H40M3300

£315.00
40" 4K Flat May 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £103.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Good sound quality
Reasonably priced
297 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

One hundred and thirty-five customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money. Paul Roberts wrote “I'm glad I went ahead with the purchase, as quite simply, for the price point the Hisense 50" UHD 4K TV is a superb TV set”. Offler said on Amazon “Fantastic value TV” and gave the product a rating of 9 stars. Paul Roberts also said “All in all this Hisense Tv is a superbly performing set that belies its cheaper price tag” in his review.

Twenty-six customers who reviewed it considered that it was cheap. This year Paper Painter mentioned on Amazon “Super TV bargain” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300. In April this year Rustybin mentioned on Amazon “This is an absolutely incredible television, regardless of how cheap it is”. Mazt gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “That motion handling and judder really is a deal breaker” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300.

Eleven people agreed that it was expensive. Paul Roberts gave it a score of 8 stars and he mentioned “Some of the higher end features like advanced processing, more USB inputs, smart apps etc that you would find on more expensive tv's are missing”. Rich gave it a score of 6 stars and he said in his review of this TV on Amazon “You get what you pay for! & Expensive to return!”. Last year M. Richards gave this TV a score of 8 stars and said “Sure, HDR may perform better on more expensive brands”.

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 76% from Chip.de.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 311 user reviews this television has an overall user rating of 86 out of 100. Over 84% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Hisense TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 724 expert and owner reviews (including 237 verified purchases) for Hisense TVs and found that on average Hisense has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Hisense has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 100% of those that bought a Hisense TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is A. The H40M3300 has an average running cost of £104 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.


Power

Bad Environmental Credentials

One Hisense H40M3300 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it was not good in terms of power usage. In April Wechecktech said on Amazon “For sure wants to disable the auto backlight, its just annoying despite being a power saving feature” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Fifty-eight Hisense H40M3300 owners concluded that it had good sound quality. Paul Roberts scored it 5 stars and he said in his Hisense H40M3300 review “With a few tweaks in the equaliser settings the Hisense can achieve a perfectly acceptable sound straight from the set”. Paul Roberts also wrote “Sound from the actual TV speakers, is very decent, most Tv's internal speakers sound tinny” in his review. In April last year Mr.g R E Hubball said “Excellent great sound and picture”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people said in their reviews that the product was noisy. Last year Thassos 332 wrote on Argos.co.uk “Once switch to theater mode is loud you won't move it above 12”. Amazon Customer said in their Hisense H40M3300 review on Amazon also last year “You get phenominal clarity and very good built in speakers that are suprisingly very loud and clear”.

Has an Equalizer

The Hisense H40M3300 has an equalizer. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also have an equalizer.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The H40M3300 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 14 Watts) compared to most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs. TVs that were released around the same time as this TV have RMS rated powers of between 6W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 29W.

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The H40M3300 features USB recording, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Design

Easy to Use

Sixteen people who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. Dave wrote on Argos.co.uk “This TV is an excellent buy very easy to set up and connect TV to the internet” and gave the Hisense H40M3300 a score of 9 stars. Last year Jay Reano said in his Hisense H40M3300 review “The TV is good value easy to set up and connect with the Internet, had bought far more expensive tv”. In April this year W J C gave the product a score of 9 stars and mentioned on Amazon “VERY easy to setup, no chinese text anywhere - the menu was intuitive”.

Fifteen Hisense H40M3300 owners concluded that the product was easy to use. Pete wrote on Amazon “Nice and simple to use” in his Hisense H40M3300 review. Cj scored it 7 stars and said on Argos.co.uk “Love the TV great quality easy to use, great picture quality”. Gladamir mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Outstanding picture quality Wonderful sound Excellent specifications Superb connection options Very easy setup, easy to use Fantastic price I would have no hesitation in recommending this TV” and gave it a score of 9 stars.

Thirteen customers who bought it considered that it was easy to use the menus. N. Mcconnell said in their review of this TV in April last year “The settings I've found best are” . Robert K wrote “It's menus are fast” . Mazza mentioned on Amazon “I have tweaked the settings as best that i can” and scored the product 7 stars.

Seven people agreed that this TV had a good experience. Ezzer wrote in their review of the Hisense H40M3300 in April last year “Really Helpful And Polite" Very Happy With My Purchase Of A Hisense 43" 4K Tv Excellent Viewing And A Great Shopping Experience” . Wk mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This tv gives great experience of 4k.” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300. Ryan A. he wrote in April last year “If you want a cheap 4K experience that is mostly high-end quality, this does an absolutely cracking job at it”.

One person who purchased it thought it was easy to assemble. Matt S said “30pm Sunday evening, so had a to spend the whole day in waiting for it! TV was well packaged and very easy to assemble” in his Hisense H40M3300 review and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Ninety-six Hisense H40M3300 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Last year Paul Roberts mentioned in his Hisense H40M3300 review “The build quality is superb and aesthetically looks fantastic”. Paul Roberts also mentioned “Am extremely happy with the picture quality, especially when watching 4k content via Netflix, or Youtube, or Amazon, which you can easily do with the TV's built in SMART functions” in his review. Naedbw wrote in their review of this TV in April last year “Sound quality is good, overall if you want a reasonably priced large 4K tv it's great value for money, buts it's no Samsung” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Hisense H40M3300 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Nice Design

Thirty-three Hisense H40M3300 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Phil Allison mentioned on Amazon “I use the ps4 for gaming and the quality is pretty good” in his review of this TV. Phil Allison also said “I bought the 49inch and it is pretty good for the price I paid” in his review. Mazt gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of this TV “I ended up replacing it with a considerably better performing, beautifully designed Samsung model for a few hundred more”.

Seven people wrote in their reviews that this TV was smooth. Last year N. Mcconnell said on Amazon “Standard for most except Ultra smooth motion”. Peter Welsh mentioned “Smooth 60fps 4K gaming! Take my money” in his Hisense H40M3300 review and rated it 7 stars. This year Aa08con said on Amazon “The sofware it comes with is very smooth and very easy to use” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was rough. Neutrino gave the product a rating of 7 stars and mentioned last year “In desperate need of a firmware update to iron out the rough edges” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300.

One person who purchased it wrote that it had a thin frame. One Hisense H40M3300 owner who purchased the product mentioned that it was neat. Garfy wrote in April last year “Looks neat and works really well”.

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Robust

Twenty-eight Hisense H40M3300 owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was well made. Peter Welsh wrote “Solid 60 fps graphics zero tearing or ghosting”. Marky175 mentioned “Plex built in”. Mr. R. Lewis wrote in their Hisense H40M3300 review on Amazon “Great build quality - Easy” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Three people wrote in their reviews that the Hisense H40M3300 was strong and durable. Last year Paul Roberts said in his Hisense H40M3300 review on Amazon “The stand/feet once screwed on are sturdy and hold the TV well”. Gerf wrote “At the same time sturdy this tv is” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300.

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to damage or scratch. Kaka7 gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Very disappointing, if it ain't broken Hisense don't FIX IT! Right now this model has serious color balancing problems, very poor on hd”.

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Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

Hisense released the H40M3300 in May 2016.


Features

Not Good for Wall Mounting

One person who purchased it thought it was not good for wall mounting.

Good Stand

One person who purchased it concluded that it had a good stand.

Good Remote Control

Nine Hisense H40M3300 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Matt S mentioned on Amazon “Syncing the Sky Remote was easy” in his review of the Hisense H40M3300. Mr mentioned in his Hisense H40M3300 review “Works perfectly with Apple TV remote (switch on/off” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. M. Richards mentioned in their review of this TV “The remote is good quality”.

Good Technical Features

Nine Hisense H40M3300 owners who purchased this TV said that it had good features. Mr. R. Lewis said on Amazon “Do yourself a favour and buy an Apple TV or Fire TV to get the best smart features”. In April last year Matt S gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Hisense H40M3300 on Amazon “Nice smart features, albeit a little slow to load.”. Last year Sparky mentioned “Once we finally received the TV i have been so amazed by its features I thought I should share”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One Hisense H40M3300 owner who bought this TV thought it had good technical guidance. Gcestates wrote on Amazon “Had downloaded the detailed manual in advance”.


Display

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One Hisense H40M3300 reviewer who bought the Hisense H40M3300 considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. G. Rees wrote on Amazon in April last year “There is no 3D playback.” in their review of this TV.

Not 3D

The H40M3300 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Finlux 49UT3E310 (£349).

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Good Picture Quality

Fourty-six customers who bought the Hisense H40M3300 agreed that it had good picture quality. Neutrino said on Amazon “Image quality is very good”. Robert K gave the Hisense H40M3300 a rating of 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent, from any angle as well”. Robert wrote on Amazon “Fantastic product, bought to upgrade my 50" shd TV and the difference in picture quality is immediately noticeable” in his Hisense H40M3300 review.

Ten Hisense H40M3300 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Hisense H40M3300 had good colour saturation. Paul Roberts mentioned “After spending 15 mins I have tweaked my settings to replicate deep dark blacks and bright vivid colours” in his review of the Hisense H40M3300. N. Mcconnell gave this TV a rating of 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “Netflix and prime 4k streaming are so crisp on it and the colours are very rich with excellent contrast” in their Hisense H40M3300 review. Mjr rated the Hisense H40M3300 7 stars and said on Amazon “The blacks are black and colours vivid! 4K content on YouTube” in their review of this TV.

Eight Hisense H40M3300 owners who bought the Hisense H40M3300 agreed that it had clouding visible in the picture. M. Richards rated this TV 6 stars and said on Amazon “You need to tweak the settings a lot to get it to your liking and to counter clouding and flashlighting”. Matt mentioned on Amazon “No more, had 2 of these TVs and a lot of clouding issues and not true HDR”. Chris Pavlicek wrote “It has horrible backlight clouding” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Four Hisense H40M3300 owners considered that it had a good contrast ratio. M. Richards wrote in their Hisense H40M3300 review on Amazon “In general, however, black levels are deep enough, colour reproduction is superb”. Baz mentioned “Contrast keeps changing very noticeably even with all the special functions it has turned off”.

Three people concluded that it had image blurring. A few weeks ago W J C said “There's no visible blurring on fast scenes either, so impressed with the TV” in their review of the Hisense H40M3300.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

Alternative 40" televisions currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE40KU6400 (£349.99) which has better reviews.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the 43UH603V (£300) (43" and cheaper), or the 43UF680T (£320) (43" and cheaper) both from LG or the Samsung UE49KU6470 (£449.99) (49" and cheaper).

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Good High Def TV

Twenty-seven Hisense H40M3300 owners thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Paper Painter mentioned “Super high definition TV at a very realistic price” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Neutrino said in their review of this TV on Amazon “If the resolution isn't there you can't create it from nothing! So if you want a tv BUY A FULL HD TV INSTEAD! They will have better image quality” and gave the Hisense H40M3300 a score of 7 stars. Rich mentioned on Amazon “So At £500 save you money and buy a good 1080p (full HD) recognised brand TV as the picture” in his review of this TV and gave the product a score of 5 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eleven Hisense H40M3300 reviewers who bought the Hisense H40M3300 concluded that it was thin. Paul Roberts said in his review of this TV on Amazon “The TV looks great, with its thin piano black bezel”. This month Ockers mentioned on Amazon “Thin Bezel Attractive feet/stand UI seems fast enough”. Ockers also said “Slim Profile” in their review.

Four people concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Mc - Manchester wrote in their review of this TV “For a modern TV I was surprised how bulky the HiSense is compared to our old TV” and rated it 6 stars. Mr. R. A. Leach mentioned “There is very heavy vignette in all the corners - using it as a pc monitor rendered the corners near invisible” in their Hisense H40M3300 review. Topcatacme wrote last year “The remote could be used as a weapon as it is well made and heavier than most”.

Two customers agreed that it was lightweight. Adam wrote on Amazon “I set the tv up, pretty lightweight for it's size too”. One person who bought it reckoned that it was a good size. A few weeks ago Offler said “I'd say this is just at the top end of what I'd consider a good size for desktop use”.

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Quite Thick

At 87 millimeters, the H40M3300 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other TVs that came out in the last year. Similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV have depths of between 25mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 64mm.

We compared all the other 87mm thick televisions to this TV and we think the Hisense H43M3000 (£319) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 49UH620 (£419) (81.5mm).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The H40M3300 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the Hisense H43M3000 (£319), or the Samsung UE40KU6400 (£349.99).

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UE40KU6100 (£360).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Hisense H40M3300 has an ethernet port. Most of the other latest similar spec televisions also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The H40M3300 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last year.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The H40M3300 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Four Hisense H40M3300 reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good in terms of connectivity. Paul Roberts wrote last year “The features included for a TV of this cheaper price point and spec are outstanding, connectivity is catered for with 3 HDMI inputs, Component, SCART, VGA etc” in his review of the Hisense H40M3300. Db mentioned “Cannot really fault the simple straightforward installation and connectivity combinations” in their Hisense H40M3300 review and rated the product 5 stars. Maxwell01782 mentioned “A good TV which has good smart connectivity via built in WIFi” in their Hisense H40M3300 review.

Supports Timeshift

The H40M3300 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Hisense H40M3300 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Supports Smart TV

The H40M3300 supports Smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

Seventeen Hisense H40M3300 reviewers thought this TV was good for watching on demand TV. Ockers scored it 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Netflix loads and browses quickly CONS” in their review of this TV. Ockers also said “Sign up for a free Netflix trial to test” in their review. In April last year Robsimmonds wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Wow! The picture is now stunning! Have upgraded my netflix to include 4k content”.

Fifteen people said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching YouTube on. Ryan A. said in his review of this TV on Amazon last year “Native 4K imagery provided through the smart apps such as Amazon Prime and YouTube look fantastic”. In April this year Rustybin scored the product 8 stars and wrote on Amazon “The Amazon, Netflix and Youtube apps work perfectly” in their review of this TV. Phil Higgins scored the product 8 stars and he said in his review of the Hisense H40M3300 “Been playing 4K video from YouTube just superb”.

Nine customers who bought the product concluded that it had good apps. Last year Michael Storey rated the Hisense H40M3300 6 stars and he wrote on Amazon “4K HDR with plenty of smart apps including Plex”. In April last year Genshock mentioned “Smart with apps, easy to control, very high quality”. In the same month Sparky mentioned “Selecting some of the presets provided dramatically improved both sound and image quality with a couple of button pushes There are loads of apps to connect to Amazon” and gave the Hisense H40M3300 a rating of 6 stars.

Seven Hisense H40M3300 owners thought it was good for watching Freeview TV. M. Richards mentioned in their review of the Hisense H40M3300 “The built in Freeview HD is merely OK” . Jj mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Glad to be free of boxes and wires since freesat and free view built in”. S. Foster said in their Hisense H40M3300 review on Amazon last year “Freeview HD works fine”.

Six Hisense H40M3300 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had great smart functions. M. Richards wrote in their Hisense H40M3300 review “The built-in Smart functions aren't anything special.”. Amazon Customer said “This is not cheap enough to justify the weak performance and Smart features for me”. Francis Hall said on Amazon “The TV is excellent - great smart features, excellent picture” in his review of the Hisense H40M3300.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hisense h40m3300
Barcodes 06942147430484

Hisense H40M3300 Review Sources

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