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Samsung UE32F5000

32" Full HD 100Hz Flat Apr 2014
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Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £65.93 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good high def TV
14 Reviews + 4 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of a comparable type and age, this TV is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

The editors of websites Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com both concluded that concluded that they would endorse this Samsung TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at two other expert review sites thought that this TV was good. The expert at website Hdtvtest.co.uk conluded that they would highly recommend this television and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and PC Mag the average expert rating of this television is 69%.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

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


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners thought it was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “It still manages a 100Hz edge LED picture system for its staggeringly cheap £399 price tag, bu” in their Samsung UE32F5000 review. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Samsung UNF5000AF series of HDTVs deliver good image quality at a reasonable price” in their review of this TV.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE32F5000 will cost £66 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 582 televisions of a comparable age and type.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this Samsung TV was released.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE32F5000 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Three people who bought the Samsung UE32F5000 wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Itreviews.com wrote in their review of this TV three years ago “You do, however, get an HDTV that delivers a sharp picture with a high contrast ratio, relatively dark blacks” but in spite of that they rated it 60 out of 100. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said “The Samsung UE32F5000 is a brilliant little HDTV, delivering deep blacks, accurate pictures, good screen uniformity”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar age and type 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 UE32F5000 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the UE32F6400, or the UE32H6470 both from Samsung.

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 100 hertz, the UE32F5000 has a pretty average high frequency rate compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television.

There are a number of other 100Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the Philips 22PFL3517T/12 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Samsung UE32H6200 (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UE32F5000 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best supported display resolution across all televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst supported display resolution across comparable types of TV.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE32F5000 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inch TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 32" TVs currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Toshiba 32WLT68 (£986.39), or the Sony KDL-32W706 which all of have better reviews.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-39ASW654 (39") which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE32F5000 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Philips 22PFL3517T/12, or the Samsung UN32J6300 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE32F5000 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UE32F5000 does not have an ethernet port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also do not have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE32F5000 does not support smartphones being used as a remote, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The Samsung UE32F5000 does not feature extended PVR, unlike most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV which feature extended PVR.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

The Samsung UE32F5000 does not feature voice control, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE32F5000 has a game mode. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have a game mode.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV, the UE32F5000 does not feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television, the Samsung UE32F5000 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

The UE32F5000 does not support Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV do support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE32F5000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE32F5000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE32F5000 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE32F5000 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The UE32F5000 supports Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV, the UE32F5000 does not support internet TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE32F5000 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE32F5000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 40W. The UE32F5000 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (20 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 49 millimeters, the UE32F5000 has a relatively average 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 samsung electronics ue32f5000a, samsung ue32f5000awxzg, samsung ue32f5000ak, ue32f5000akxru, UE32F5000AWXXN, ue32f5000awxxc, UE32F5000AWXZF
Barcodes 00806085433519, 08806085424227, 08806085424814, 08806085425057, 08806085426276, 08806085433519, 08806085443129, 08806085444980, 08806085464629, 08806085493889

Samsung UE32F5000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE32F5000 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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