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Samsung UE40C5100

40" Full HD 50Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Depth Release Date £122.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent television reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent Television 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 brands. 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.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in August 2013.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The UE40C5100 has an average running cost of £123 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that are a comparable 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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Not 3D

The Samsung UE40C5100 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

At only 50 hertz, the Samsung UE40C5100 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. The average high frequency rate of televisions of this spec and age is 220Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

There are a number of other 50Hz refresh rate televisions currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE46EH5000W.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Philips 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (60Hz).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on televisions of this age and spec.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this age and type range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the UE40C5100 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40C5100 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40C5100 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE40C5100 does not support internet TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do support internet TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Samsung UE40C5100 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE40C5100 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UE40C5100 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE40C5100 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE40C5100 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40C5100 does not feature local dimming, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE40C5100 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40C5100 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40C5100 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40C5100 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40C5100 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television is 4W and the highest is 1,000W. At 20 Watts, the UE40C5100 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin

Medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. At only 29.9 millimeters, the UE40C5100 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 29.9mm thick TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the UN46B7000, or the UE40B6000 both from Samsung.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40c5100, ue40c5100qwxxc
Barcodes 05052179439452, 08808993776719

Samsung UE40C5100 Review Sources

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