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Samsung UE32H6400

£314.99
32" Full HD Flat Jul 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £70.73 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Poor 3D picture quality
Unacceptable noise level
174 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Amongst televisions of this spec and age, this television is one of the most awarded.

The editors of review websites Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com both endorse this small display diagonal TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This TV received a "Best Buy" award from both review websites Homecinemachoice.com and Expert Reviews, both of which decided that this Samsung TV was a sensible purchase.

The expert at one more expert review site decided that this small display diagonal TV was very good. Hdtvtest.co.uk gave this TV a "Highly Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 85% based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar. The expert review sites think this TV is one of the better TVs of a similar type and age.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as 86%. 98 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 3,533 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically for its small display diagonal televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was great for watching Netflix.


Design

All, Round Picture Quality

Fifty-two customers who reviewed the Samsung UE32H6400 concluded that it was good quality. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Great picture quality for the money”. They also mentioned “All, round picture quality” in their review. Expert website Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “This presents a strong value when you consider the strong picture quality, smart TV options”.

Robust

Five owners wrote that this TV was well made. Two years ago Jtrain rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Excellent picture and good range of additional functionality with the built in wifi”. Jdrl mentioned on expert website Johnlewis.com “Sensible and solid”. Ginnyshaun said on expert website Johnlewis.com in April last year “Light to carry and well built - easy to navigate” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Seamless Interface

Twenty-three customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Expert review site Avforums.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this TV three years ago “However, whilst the average AV enthusiast might plump for the biggest screen affordable or practical”. Lanark96 said “Picture quality, ease of use, set up etc”. Two years ago Lph537 mentioned on expert website Johnlewis.com “It was easy to set up and is easy to use” in their review of this TV.

Sixteen people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE32H6400 was easy to setup. Two years ago Jtrain said “Easy to set up too”. Flybee scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “It was easy to set up and proved such outstanding quality that we ordered a second one immediately”. Hellooldchap wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com two years ago “The TV is easy to set up”.

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. Pablo90210 scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Great picture, easy menu, processor is spot on with hardly any lagging with online features, ie browser, catch up, Netflix etc”. Coastal J said in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The 'football' mode seems pointless as the settings below seem to give a far superior picture for football”. Two years ago David B mentioned in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Go into picture settings, then advanced picture settings; go to 'colour space”.

Three customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good interface. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote two years ago “Fast user interface” in their review of this TV. In the same month Dsg5179 said in their review of this TV “Sleek, slick, great interface, fast Apps, lovely bit of kit”.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE32H6400 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

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Classic Design

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well designed. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Attractive design”. Richie said on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Great picture, great sound, great design and tonnes a f features”. Last year Antony93 gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “It's very easy to use in terms of choosing settings as the menu is well designed and taking photos” in their review of the Samsung UE32H6400.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Leicestercar30 said on expert website Johnlewis.com “A classy product with stylish appearance and foot stand to match”. David B he wrote in his review of this TV “I am talking about freeview on high definition from now on, although SD is also pretty good also”. Brucel mentioned three years ago “Also the information given on the screen is in pretty small letters” in their review of this TV.

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Price

Price Has Gone Up by £15 (5%)

There was a cheaper price of £299.99 at District Electricals 24 hours ago.

Expensive

After checking the price of 116 TVs of a similar spec and age they range in price from £70 to £1,590. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other TVs of a similar spec and age.

Impressive Value

Eighteen people wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Impressive value”. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com mentioned two years ago “Samsung's UE48H6400 still represents stunning value for money”. Expert website Techradar.com said “Samsung's UE32H6400 is the 32-inch member of its thoroughly good value H6400 models, part of its Series 6 line-up for 2014”.


Display

Poor 3D Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. David B said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “At times the picture almost looks 3D even though it is not in 3D mode” but in spite of that he still scored it 80 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

Nine people mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert website Pocket Lint three years ago “It combines a sharp, contrasty high definition image with a well stocked Smart Hub” in their review of this TV and rated it 80 out of 100. In the same month expert website Techradar.com wrote “Samsung's 6 Series H6400 Full HD fleet represent its high-spec, mainstream TV offering” and scored it 80 out of 100. They also said “The Samsung UE40H6400 can be considered an extremely well equipped internet-connected mid-range Full HD flatscreen” in their review.

Accurate Colours

Thirty-two owners said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said three years ago “The Samsung UE40H6400 has good image quality for the price” in their review of this TV. In the same month expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned “There were times we sat transfixed in front of the Samsung UE48H6400, scarcely believing the outstanding picture quality we're seeing from this eminently affordable set”. Joannawanna said “A couple of bits I like - the picture quality IF you get it right! What I don't like is that the menus” in their review of this TV.

Six people agreed that the product had good colour saturation. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Insightful and realistic colours” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “Accurate colours (average Delta E 2 3” in their review. Three years ago Lynn Mcbain wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Love this television! It's the first SMART TV I've had - clear screen, great colours, easy to install, all works really well” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Three owners mentioned that the product had a good contrast ratio. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Good contrast ratio 3380 1”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “Another real boon is the excellent contrast ratio, better than some top-of-the-range models” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Coastal J mentioned “Screen Fit Advanced Settings Dynamic Contrast”.

Two customers agreed that this TV had a sharp image. Coastal J said on expert website Amazon.co.uk two years ago “The sharpness adjustment is incredibly powerful” and scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars. David B wrote in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “I would recommend putting the sharpness to 90! By the way”.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE32H6400 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE32H6400 is 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 small display diagonal televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

Across similar types of television the worst supported display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE32H6400 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 400 hertz, the UE32H6400 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV. The average motion interpolation frequency of small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago is 130Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,200Hz.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Four people said in their reviews that the product was noisy. Three years ago expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said “While Samsung's high-end fleet of curvaceous Ultra HD tellies have been generating plenty of noise this year” in their review of this TV. Lxkev wrote in their review of this TV “The camera image quality is good, very good low light vs noise.”. Jes mentioned “I hate when the effects are really loud” nonetheless they still scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE32H6400 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Samsung UE32H6400 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (20 Watts) amongst similar spec televisions of this age. The RMS rated powers of small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV range from 2W to 40W.

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Good Sound Quality

Thirty-three customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. Mini1green said on expert review site Johnlewis.com “Only mild grumble is that the sound could be better.” in their review of this TV and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Madmax58 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Fantastic TV with great picture and sound”. Funmi mentioned “This tv has a lovely clear picture, good sound and a discreet surround” in their review of this TV.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the UE32H6400 is typical compared to the other 582 TVs of a similar type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE32H6400 is £71.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in July 2014.


Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

Five customers reckoned that the Samsung UE32H6400 had great smart functions. Mini1green gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Clear good sized picture and has all the expected 'smart' functions”. Trident22 mentioned on expert website Johnlewis.com “She loves the smart features and internet access” in their review of this TV and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Camhsclinician wrote “Fabulous picture quality and love the SMART features”.

Five customers said in their reviews that it had good apps. Turbojunk mentioned “The apps should be FREE!”. Vagabond wrote in their review of this TV “Picture good, sound OK, apps etc wonderfull Why you need two controllers?pointy light thing”. Wrinkly112 mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “Easy to set up and a good selection of Apps”.

Four people who purchased the product agreed that it was good for watching on demand TV. Expert review site Techradar.com gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “When they're accompanied by Netflix and Amazon Instant”. Suemh said in their review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “Really simple set up, catch-up tv via the Smart Hub button can be accessed in seconds” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Susie68 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “And with less than 4Mb broadband the SMART TV can deliver live TV or instant iPlayer”.

Three people who reviewed the product wrote that it was good for watching YouTube on. Thegatelatchman mentioned on expert review site Johnlewis.com “The picture is clear and the SMART technology worrks well with easy access to Netflix, You-tube and the various catchup sites I would recommend this to anyone” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Maniac said “Being a smart TV that supports 'apps' like YouTube is a nice idea, its just a shame that there's not a lot useful ones about” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Brucel wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “This makes it the ultimate tool for social media - high quality selfies and Youtube clips are within easy reach” in their review of this TV.

Three people agreed that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Rogershuff mentioned “It is hit and miss when using the built-in Freeview tuner” in their review of this TV. David B said “I can't wait to see what it's like watching a blue ray DVD which is better than Freeview! For a tv of this size” and rated this TV 4 stars out of 5. He also mentioned “This model can suffer from lip synch problems when you are watching with its built in freeview tuner; this is well documented in customer feedback on JohnLewis” in his review.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE32H6400 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE32H6400 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE32H6400 supports internet TV, unlike most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV which do not support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE32H6400 supports Smart TV. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television do not support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five customers who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Ginnyshaun wrote in their review of the Samsung UE32H6400 on expert website Johnlewis.com “Also a little disappointed by the macro setting - I seemed to be able to take much better macro pictures on my compact digital”. Two years ago Goalex mentioned on expert website Johnlewis.com “I think this is the best combination between compact camera and DSLR” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. An anonymous author scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she said in her review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “Just and alround nice bit of kit for the family photographer how wants more than the compact can offer”.

Three customers who purchased this TV mentioned that it was a good size. Hb2012 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Good size too for the room” in their review of this TV and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Last year Antony93 gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “It has good size especially considering the picture quality”. Andrew1954 wrote “Good size screen for small lounge”.

Two people wrote that it was lightweight. Geekesse said “Lightweight, easy to use, produces excellent quality pictures - exactly what I was looking for from a camera in this price range” in their review of this TV. An anonymous author scored it a maximum of 5 stars and she wrote two years ago “It's lightweight and small making it easy to take on holiday or just out” in her review of this TV.

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Average Depth

At 49.1 millimeters, the Samsung UE32H6400 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE32H6400 supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE32H6400 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE32H6400 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not have an ethernet port.

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Features

Abundance of Features

Twenty-seven people mentioned that it had good features. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Abundance of features”. They also mentioned “Comprehensive smart features” in their review. Three years ago expert website Cnet.com wrote “A full feature set”.

Good for Wall Mounting

Three people who bought the Samsung UE32H6400 reckoned that it was good for wall mounting. Hellooldchap scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Johnlewis.com “It is wall mounted and the smart control is well good- voice activated”. Andyc9 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Looks brilliant wall mounted in bedroom”.

Good Remote Control

Nine customers who purchased this TV concluded that it had a good remote control. Three years ago expert website Cnet.com mentioned “The Samsung UNH6400 has a wonderful remote”. In April last year Lxkev wrote in their review of this TV “Also with the remote app the camera instantly sends pictures to your android or ios device”. They also mentioned “While the picture quality is good and the remote app is handy the restriction on the wifi really let it down” in their review.

Nice Stand

Five customers said in their reviews that the Samsung UE32H6400 had a good stand. Dysonomore scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “Difficulty in getting a suitable stand at a reasonable price”. David B mentioned two years ago “I find that people's voices stand out clearly, even when there is background music, which is quite important to me” in his review of this TV and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Cathyjo wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “This was very easy to install and no problem with attaching stand”.


Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The Samsung UE32H6400 supports swivelling. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also support swivelling.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The Samsung UE32H6400 is green (Eco) compliant. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also are green (Eco) compliant.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The UE32H6400 features motion control, which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this TV do not feature motion control.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE32H6400 supports face detection, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE32H6400 features voice control. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE32H6400 supports BD Wise. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television also support BD Wise.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE32H6400 features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE32H6400 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also have a game mode.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE32H6400 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE32H6400 has a mounting kit. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE32H6400 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE32H6400 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE32H6400 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE32H6400 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE32H6400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue32h6400akxxu, samsung ue32h6400akxxu, samsung ue32h6400awxxh, samsung 200x200, like ue32h6400
Barcodes 05053959418421, 05055760722070, 08806085981959, 08806085983991, 08806085986336, 08806085993402, 08806086511377

Samsung UE32H6400 Review Sources

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