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Samsung DB40E

£499.97
£399.98 £99.99 cheaper than 46 days ago
A very economical to run 40" Full HD TV with alright features and low price
40" Full HD No No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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£543.74
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Samsung DB40E Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Samsung DB40E number 143 in 40 inch TVs and number 748 across all TVs.
72
Good
40
Average Features
67
2 Years Old
83
£68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of B, its running costs of only £68 over 5 years are in the cheapest 19% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 642 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 679 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
27
Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 87% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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How Big is the Samsung DB40E?

The Samsung DB40E is 906.6mm wide and 524.7mm tall. It is 49.9mm thick and weighs 7.5kg.

Samsung DB40E front dimensions

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Samsung DB40E size in context

Samsung DB40E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 70,481 expert and owner reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features but at £399.98 it is cheaper than 71% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Down by £100 (20%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung DB40E and the United Kingdom price of £399.98 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $634.71 (£824.81).

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung DB40E's display diagonal of 40" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 30% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung DB40E does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung DB40E is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Samsung DB40E of 49.9mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 30% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung DB40E supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung DB40E has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung DB40E is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a DVI Port

The Samsung DB40E has a DVI port. 97% of televisions do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other televisions, the Samsung DB40E does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since August 2015.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this Samsung television is B, based on average energy prices we estimate that the DB40E will cost only £68 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 1698ms350nitanalog, samsung lh40dbeplgago, samsung 1920x1080, samsung db40e
Barcodes 00887276107363

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