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Samsung UE40D7000LS

40" Full HD Jul 2012
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date £133.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs
Cheap Remote
Too Many Confusing Options in Menus

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Reviews

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 televisions. Samsung also 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.


Features

Cheap Remote

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good remote control. Website Avhub.com.au said “Remote pretty basic” in their review of the Samsung UE40D7000LS. They also mentioned “Cheap Remote” in their review.

Packed With Features

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Website Avhub.com.au wrote “Packed with features”. They also mentioned “Extensive Smart Hub features” in their review.

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The Samsung UE40D7000LS supports Skype. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Skype.

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Design

Too Many Confusing Options in Menus

Two customers who bought the product considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Website Avhub.com.au said “Should have smoother default picture settings”. They also wrote “Too Many Confusing Options in Menus” in their review.

Stunning Picture Quality

Two customers mentioned that it was good quality. Website Avhub.com.au said in their review of the Samsung UE40D7000LS “Excellent picture quality” .

Amazing Design

Four people who purchased the product agreed that it was well designed. Website Avhub.com.au said “Amazing design” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “Gorgeous design, stunning display, decent inputs” in their review. And also said “Sleek and stylish design”.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Samsung released the UE40D7000LS.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency rating of this medium display diagonal TV is B. The UE40D7000LS is in the most expensive 18% of all 661 TVs of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE40D7000LS is £134.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE40D7000LS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 which both of have better reviews.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE40D7000LS has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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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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 comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40D7000LS has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40D7000LS has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions of this spec and age range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the UE40D7000LS has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We compared all the other 40" TVs to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UN40EH5000FXZX is also worth considering.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-L42ET60E (42").

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2.4) and High Contrast (ratio

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Two owners who bought the Samsung UE40D7000LS thought it had a good contrast ratio. Website Avhub.com.au said in their review of this TV “2.4) and high contrast (ratio”. They also mentioned “Deep Blacks even in brightly lit rooms” in their review.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UE40D7000LS supports swivelling. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also support swivelling.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE40D7000LS supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The UE40D7000LS supports BD Wise, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40D7000LS features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also feature extended PVR.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE40D7000LS has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE40D7000LS has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE40D7000LS has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung UE40D7000LS has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE40D7000LS has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40D7000LS has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE40D7000LS supports timeshift, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE40D7000LS supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE40D7000LS supports Smart TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40D7000LS has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40D7000LS supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE40D7000LS has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

With a depth of only 29.7 millimeters, the Samsung UE40D7000LS has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV. The thinnest depth of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE46D7000LS (29.7mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40d7000, triax ue40d7000, ue40d7000ls, ue40d7000zf

Samsung UE40D7000LS Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40D7000LS 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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