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Samsung DB40E

£499.97
40" Full HD 5000:1 Flat Aug 2015
B
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date £67.14 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung TVs have excellent reviews
Low running costs
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Reviews

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 32,219 expert and user reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of B, however based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the DB40E is only £68, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 217 TVs of a similar age and spec.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time 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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Not 3D

The Samsung DB40E is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 50PFT6550 (£499.00); or the Sony KDL-50W800, or the Sharp LC-49SFE7451.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung DB40E does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung DB40E supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE48J6300 (£499.00), or the Philips 50PFT6550 (£499.00) which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE43J5600 (£483.94) which is cheaper.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung DB40E has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung DB40E has an energy Star certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also have an energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Samsung DB40E has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV do not have a DVI port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub)

The Samsung DB40E has a PC in (D-Sub). Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub).

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV is 22W. At 20 Watts, the Samsung DB40E has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung DB40E does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Samsung DB40E does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Price

Not Cheap

The cheapeast similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year that we found costs £199 and the most expensive costs £999. We think that this television looks expensive for a TV of this age and type.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since April 2017.

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