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Samsung UE40D5000

40" Full HD 100Hz Edge-LED Aug 2013
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Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Nice design
14 Reviews + 2 Awards
Pocket Lint Hot Product avforums.com Recommended

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this medium display diagonal TV. Avforums.com gave this TV a "Recommended" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site concluded that this television was good. Pocket Lint gave this Samsung television a "Hot Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 82 out of 100.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

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


Price

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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Features

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.


Design

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 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.


Smart TV

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.”.

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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Does Not Support Smart TV

The Samsung UE40D5000 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE40D5000 does not support internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support internet TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

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.

Very Thin

The depths of TVs of this age and spec range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. With a depth of only 29.9 millimeters, the Samsung UE40D5000 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 29.9mm thick TVs currently available including the UE40B6000, the UE40B8000, or the UN46B7000 all from Samsung which all of have better reviews.

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Display

Poor High Def TV

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

Good Picture Quality

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

Good 3D Picture Quality

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

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 UE40D5000 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LM670S, or the Sony KDL-50W828.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the UE40D5000 has a fairly standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 100Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to consider including the UE40B6000, or the UN46B7000 both from Samsung or the LOEWE Xelos 40 (£995) which all of have better reviews.

If this Samsung television high frequency rate is too slow for you 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 the most commonly supported display resolution on televisions of this age and type.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the UE40D5000 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV is 310Hz.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 40" TVs currently available including the UE40B8000, or the UE40ES6800S both from Samsung or the LOEWE Xelos 40 (£995) which all of have better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the KDL-42W705 (£349.99) (42"), or the KDL-42W829 (£299.99) (42") both from Sony.

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Audio

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.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE40D5000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. At 20 Watts, the UE40D5000 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2013 when Samsung released the UE40D5000.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40D5000 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago which support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the UN48H5500, or the UE40ES6800S both from Samsung or the LG 42LM670S.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40D5000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

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

The Samsung UE40D5000 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UE40D5000 supports swivelling. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also support swivelling.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE40D5000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The UE40D5000 has a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE40D5000 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung UE40D5000 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE40D5000 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The UE40D5000 does not feature extended PVR, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40D5000 does not feature local dimming, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40D5000 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40D5000 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40D5000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40D5000 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40d5000pwxxu, samsung ue40d5003, ue40d5003bwxzg, ue40d5003bwxxc
Barcodes 05052883301328, 08700346000000, 08806071284774, 08806071445700, 08806071449777, 08806071449784

Samsung UE40D5000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40D5000 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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