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Samsung LE37A616

£671.99
37" Full HD Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type Release Date £358.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are poor
Not good at displaying high definition TV
Pricey
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This television received a rating of 60 out of 100 from expert review site Digital Versus. This puts this TV in the bottom 15% of all the TVs that were launched more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 3,533 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Not Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Two people who reviewed the Samsung LE37A616 mentioned that it was not good at displaying high definition TV. Digital Versus mentioned “Tuner TNT incompatible avec la HD”. Digital Versus also wrote “TNT Tuner not compatilbe with HD” in their review.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age 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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Good Picture Quality

One Samsung LE37A616 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it had good picture quality. Digital Versus said in their review of the Samsung LE37A616 “Picture clarity and all-round performance” although they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

One person who purchased the Samsung LE37A616 considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus said in their Samsung LE37A616 review eight years ago “Excellent contrast” . One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Digital Versus said in their Samsung LE37A616 review eight years ago “Nice colours” nonetheless they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

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Not 3D

The LE37A616 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE32F6800 (£707.99) which is also higher rated.

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37 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 37 inch TV.

Alternative 37" televisions currently available that you might want to look at include the 37LF66 (£653.99), or the 37LC55 (£590.39) both from LG which and both of have better reviews.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2013 when this TV was released.


Price

Pricey

The cheapeast TVs of a comparable spec and age that we found costs £70 and the most expensive costs £1,590. We think that this Samsung TV looks expensive for a comparable spec television that was released more than two years ago.


Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The LE37A616 supports swivelling, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LE37A616 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the LE37A616 is £359, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 582 small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung le37a616a3fxxu, samsung av109sa, le37a616a3fxxc
Barcodes 08808987755669

Samsung LE37A616 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung LE37A616 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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