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Samsung 40D5003

40" Full HD 50Hz 51mm Jan 2012
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Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Depth Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Five Years Ago

Samsung released the 40D5003 in January 2012.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Not 3D

The 40D5003 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

At only 50 hertz, the 40D5003 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV. Across all the similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz.

If this television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Philips 50PFK4309 (60Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Full HD Display

The 40D5003 has a Full HD display, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40D5003 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television do support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40D5003 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV do have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 40D5003 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung 40D5003 does not feature local dimming, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung 40D5003 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung 40D5003 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40D5003 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40D5003 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 51 millimeters, the Samsung 40D5003 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40d5003
Barcodes 05053354914467, 08806071490991

Samsung 40D5003 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung 40D5003 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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