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Samsung UE40B6000

40" 100Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
Display Diagonal High Frequency Rate Depth Release Date
Two industry awards
Nice design
Does not support Wi-Fi
23 Reviews + 2 Awards
DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from website DigitalReviews.net who decided it was fantastic and website Ld2.ciol.com conluded that they would recommend it and gave it a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, firstpost.com and itp.net the average expert rating of this TV is 84%. This puts this television in the top 19% of all the TVs of this age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert website Cnet.com said “The ultrathin Samsung UNB6000 series will appeal mainly to style seekers who dont mind spending more money” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Phenomenal Picture Quality

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Website Ccereviews.com wrote “Phenomenal picture quality” in their review of the Samsung UE40B6000. They also mentioned “Excellent image quality for most scenes” in their review. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of this TV “Although it delivers fine picture quality, except for a few flaws”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since August 2013.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40B6000 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television do support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the UN48H5500, or the UE40ES6800S both from Samsung or the LG 42LM670S.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE40B6000 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

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

The UE40B6000 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin, Stylish Frame

Six customers who bought it reckoned that it was thin. Website Ccereviews.com mentioned “Superb aesthetics, very slim design” . They also wrote “Very thin, stylish frame” in their review. And also said “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 go”.

Very Thin

The depths of medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 29.9 millimeters, the UE40B6000 has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

There are a number of other 29.9mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the UE40B8000, or the UN46B7000 both from Samsung.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The Samsung UE40B6000 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The UE40B6000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Supports 24p

The UE40B6000 supports 24p, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40B6000 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40B6000 has a game mode. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE40B6000 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE40B6000 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UE40B6000 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE40B6000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40B6000 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40B6000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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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 televisions of this age. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE40B6000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Display

Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the UE40B6000 is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LM670S, the TechniSat TechniLine 40, or the Samsung UE40ES6800S.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the UE40B6000 has a pretty standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the UE46F6400 (120Hz and higher rated), or the UE50F6400 (£349.99) (120Hz and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

Alternative 40" TVs currently available which you might want to look at include the UE40B8000, or the UE40ES6800S both from Samsung which and both of have better reviews.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the KDL-42W829 (£299.99) (42"), or the KDL-42W705 (£349.99) (42") both from Sony.

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Excellent Contrast

Four people who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com said in their review of this TV “A power conscious TV with superior image quality” .

Three people agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Website Ccereviews.com mentioned “Produces relatively deep black levels”. They also wrote “Excellent contrast” in their review. And also mentioned “VERY bright, contrast is very impressive”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners who purchased the Samsung UE40B6000 wrote that it was expensive. Eight years ago expert website Cnet.com mentioned “The least expensive member of Samsungs 2009 family of is the UNB6000 series.”. Expert website Overclockersonline.net wrote “The more expensive it will be to the consumer”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40b6000vwxxu, ue40b6000vwxxnbreed, ue40b6000vwxzg, ue40b6000a
Barcodes 05053354913668, 08808993212583, 08808993270750, 08808993305834, 08808993492350

Samsung UE40B6000 Review Sources

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