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Samsung UE40B6000

DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended
40" 100Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
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12 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both endorsed this Samsung TV. This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from DigitalReviews.net and the writer at Ld2.ciol.com conluded that they would recommend it and gave it a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, techtree.com and ld2.ciol.com the average expert rating of this TV is 84%. This means that experts think this television is one of the better televisions of this type and age.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 23,817 expert and owner reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Good Size

Some customers who reviewed the Samsung UE40B6000 concluded that it was thin. Overclockersonline.net wrote in their Samsung UE40B6000 review seven years ago “Samsung enters the LED TV with the Series 6 and it's the thinnest they have, measuring a mere 29.9mm! Thin is one key feature going for the UN46B6000”. Eight years ago expert website Hdtvorg.co.uk wrote “With no requirement for the traditional bulky fluorescent tube found on the majority of LCD TVs, Samsungs Edge based implementation of LED backlighting comes with an ultra slim profile” and scored the product 5 stars. Hdtvorg.co.uk also wrote “By nature of these slim profiles alone, Samsungs edge based LED”.

Good Picture Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Several Samsung UE40B6000 owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com “Although it delivers fine picture quality, except for a few flaws” in their review of the Samsung UE40B6000. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com wrote “A power conscious TV with superior image quality” .

Nice Design

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was good looking. Eight years ago Cnet.com rated the product 79 out of 100 and mentioned in their Samsung UE40B6000 review on CNET.com “The ultrathin Samsung UNB6000 series will appeal mainly to style seekers who dont mind spending more money”.

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE40B6000 owner considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40B6000 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Samsung UE40B6000 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE40B6000 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE40B6000 is 18W.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Thin

Across all the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40B6000 the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At only 29.9 millimeters, the UE40B6000 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE40B6000.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few Samsung UE40B6000 reviewers who bought this TV agreed that it was not a bargain for the price. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote “Whether youre dating a supermodel or shopping for a new HDTV, thin doesnt come cheap” however despite that they still gave it a rating of 79 out of 100. Cnet.com also said “That doesnt mean its a bargain”.

Several Samsung UE40B6000 owners who reviewed this TV considered that it was not cheap. Eight years ago expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “The least expensive member of Samsungs 2009 family of is the UNB6000 series.” in their review of the Samsung UE40B6000. Expert website Overclockersonline.net wrote in their review of this TV “The more expensive it will be to the consumer” .

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The UE40B6000 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40B6000 also do not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE40B6000 do not support smart TV. The Samsung UE40B6000 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

It is worth considering other televisions which also support smart TV including the 47LM960[pl_1277857_price], or the 47LM760[pl_1308761_price] both from LG or the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most TVs that were released more than two years ago are not 3D. The Samsung UE40B6000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE32H6470[plb_2205059_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago, the UE40B6000 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] both from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE40B6000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The UE40B6000 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Heavy

With a weight of 14.7 kilograms, the UE40B6000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. Televisions that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 1.4kg and 36kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40B6000

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this television was released.

Average High Frequency Rate

The UE40B6000 has a pretty typical high frequency rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UE40B6000.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the UE40C7000[pl_1661050_price] (200Hz), or the UE40C8000[pl_1661053_price] (200Hz) both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-42W705[plb_2142205_price] (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Supported Graphics Resolutions
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Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
24p Support
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
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Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Manual

2 Awards

DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended

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14 January 2010

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7 October 2009

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17 August 2009

For those of you who are fans of the slightly softer picture quality you get from plasma screens, the highly processed look of all the on board picture processing wizardry on the UE-B6000 may not...

8 July 2009

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15 June 2009

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3 June 2009

PerformanceFirst, I have to make a small complaint that the screen is a bit reflective, especially noticeable in dark video images. But that is a small nitpick. As soon as I turned the TV on, it...

With its UN46B6000 LED TV, Samsung has created an irresistible combination, a power conscious TV with superior image quality...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40b6000, ue40b6000v, ue40b6000a, ue40b6000vw, ue40b6000vwxxn, ue40b6000vwxzg, samsung ue40b6000, samsung ue40b6000v, samsung ue40b6000vw, ue40b6000vwxxnbreed, samsung ue40b6000vwx, samsung ue40b6000vwxx, samsung ue40b6000vwxxu
Barcodes 05053354913668, 08808993212583, 08808993270750, 08808993305834, 08808993492350

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