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Samsung UE40D5000

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40" 100Hz Edge-LED Jul 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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Two Industry Awards

The editor of Avforums.com endorse this mid-size TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

One more expert review site said that this television was good. Pocket Lint gave this TV a "Hot Product" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV has an average expert rating of 82% based on ten expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint.

Reasonably Priced

Six customers said that the Samsung UE40D5000 was good value for money. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their Samsung UE40D5000 review “Good value for money TV better then many more expensive TVs”. Richard West rated it as very good and he mentioned “Brilliant tv for te money”. Richard West also wrote “It has two HDMI sockets at the back.I couldn't have got a better tv for the price i paid”.

Several people who purchased it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Five years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk said “Samsung's 32-inch UE32D5000 TV can be picked up online for as little as £400, which is remarkably cheap for an LED-illuminated model from a big-name manufacturer” in their review of this TV. Cnet.co.uk also mentioned “It's a bargain”.

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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings.

Nice Design

Two people who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking. Expert review site Evogadget.com said in their Samsung UE40D5000 review four years ago “We love it when we run into a product that is not only very good looking” . One customer said in their reviews that it was a good design.

Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk wrote “There are plenty of other features to grab your attention too, including digital media pl” in their review of the Samsung UE40D5000.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UE40D5000 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was wifi compatible. Evogadget.com said “It is true there is no Freeview HD tuner, Samsung's Smart Hub or built-in WiFi.” in their review of the Samsung UE40D5000.

One Samsung UE40D5000 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections.

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Good Picture Quality

One customer concluded that the Samsung UE40D5000 had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One person who bought it concluded that it had good sound quality. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk said “The 32-inch Samsung UE32D5000 lacks a Freeview HD tuner and its sound could be better.” in their review of this TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Samsung UE40D5000 reviewer who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good quality. Five years ago Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “If you're into good picture quality and stylish design at startlingly affordable prices, though, then the 32D5000 is almost scarily good” in their review of the Samsung UE40D5000.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40D5000 the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE40D5000 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the UE40D5000 is more than most televisions that have been available for more than two years. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Smart TV Features

Several Samsung UE40D5000 reviewers reckoned that the Samsung UE40D5000 was not good for watching Freeview TV. Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE40D5000 on Pocket Lint “We hate its lack of Freeview HD channels.”.

Poor High Def TV

Two customers considered that it was not good at displaying high definition TV.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who bought the Samsung UE40D5000 concluded that it was not thick. Expert website Evogadget.com mentioned “The Samsung UE32D5000 is not thicker than 30mm and has a very nice design” in their Samsung UE40D5000 review.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40D5000, the UE40D5000 does not have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the UE40H6470, or the UE46F8000 both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The UE40D5000 does not support smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40D5000 also do not support smart TV.

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at including the LG 47LM960, the Panasonic TX-40AS640, or the Samsung UE46F6400.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE40D5000 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40D5000 are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the UE32H6470, or the UE46C7000 both from Samsung or the Panasonic TC-L47ET5 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40D5000 do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE40D5000 is no exception to this as it too 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, or the UE40F7000 both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the UE40D5000 is more than most TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40D5000 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40D5000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE40D5000 is 260Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the UE40D5000 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The UE40D5000 is a two HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40D5000 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The UE40D5000 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40D5000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this spec and age. 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Samsung television was released.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the UE40D5000 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40D5000.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 100Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the UN46B7000, or the UE40B6000 both from Samsung which has better reviews.

If this television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the KDL-42W705 (£349.99) (200Hz), or the KDL-32W706 (£319.90) (200Hz) both from Sony which is also higher rated.

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Average Depth

At 51 millimeters, the UE40D5000 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UE40D5000.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual

2 Awards

Pocket Lint Hot Product avforums.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

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1 June 2012

The Samsung UE32D5000 is not thicker than 30mm and has a very nice design. We enjoyed its performance because it didn't let us down not even a bit for its price tag. It is true there is no...

1 February 2012

Avforums.com

It's been nearly a year to the day since we published the review for what was, ostensibly, the predecessor to the Samsung UE-32D5000 so it will be interesting to see what changes the newly... Read more…

12 December 2011

Ever wondered how Samsung?s entry-level 1080p LED LCD TV performs? Wonder no longer, because we have a UE32D5000 here for review. This is the Korean manufacturer?s cheapest 1080p LED-based LCD... Read more…

26 September 2011

The 32-inch Samsung UE32D5000 lacks a Freeview HD tuner and its sound could be better, but, otherwise, it goes well beyond what you'd expect from a budget LED TV. It's a bargain...

17 September 2011

A well-priced entry-level TV that?s well suited to a bedroom, but you might want to look elsewhere for a set for the living room...

19 August 2011

We hate its lack of Freeview HD channels, but Virgin/Sky subscribers will welcome the chance to save a few quid. Exciting and cutting-edge this is not, but terrific value it certainly is...

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4 August 2011

Samsung's premium LED TVs are so advanced that they're one malfunction away from taking over the human race. From Smart Hub web content and wireless media streaming to 3D, USB support and HD... Read more…

15 July 2011

The big features this year might be 3D and smart TV, but that doesn?t mean everyone wants them. If you?re one of those people who doesn?t particularly feel the need, you may be interested in this... Read more…

30 June 2011

If you're after the last word in 3D and Smart TV technology, then the 32D5000 is not the set for you. If you're into good picture quality and stylish design at startlingly affordable prices,...

21 February 2012

De budgetbewuste koper kan ook buiten de koopjesperiode goede zaken doen door het tv-aanbod goed te bestuderen. Zoals onze vergelijkende test in FWD Magazine 40 duidelijk maakt, bieden heel wat... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40d5003, ue40d5000, ue40d5000p, ue40d5003b, ue40d5003bw, ue40d5000pw, ue40d5000pk, ue40d5003bwxzg, ue40d5003bwxxc, ue40d5000pwxxc, samsung ue40d5003
Barcodes 05052883301328, 08700346000000, 08806071284774, 08806071445700, 08806071449777, 08806071449784

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