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Samsung UE40D8000YS

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Samsung UE40D8000YS

Excellent expert reviews
Not easy to use
Does not have a good remote control

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Excellent Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 100% from If all the TVs of this type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the top 1%.

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We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of TVs to determine an average rating for each television brand. On average Samsung TVs have excellent reviews from users and experts. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Not Good Value for Money

One Samsung UE40D8000YS owner who bought it thought it was not good value for money. wrote “Not overly comfortable with motion, pricey for the size, sounds weedy” in their review of the Samsung UE40D8000YS.


Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

Five Samsung UE40D8000YS reviewers who bought the product reckoned that it did not have a good remote control. mentioned four years ago “Had graag een sneltoets van spelmodus op de afstandsbediening gezien, eigenlijk graag een hele betere remote”. also said “Web browsing with remote” in their review. also said “Remote is pretty basic” in their review.

Good Features

Three Samsung UE40D8000YS reviewers said that this TV had good features. Four years ago wrote “Great Internet features”. also said “Loads of features” in their review. also wrote “Extensive multimedia features” in their review.


Good in Terms of Power Usage

One person concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. said in their review of this TV “Low energy consumption” but even so they only rated the product 20 out of 100.

Smart TV

Good for Watching Freeview TV

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was good for watching Freeview TV. wrote “Freeview HD and Freesat HD tuners” however they rated it 20 out of 100.


Not Easy to Use

Two Samsung UE40D8000YS owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was not easy to use. mentioned in their review of this TV four years ago “Supplied Remote Control is Disappointing” . also wrote “Smart TV interface not optimized for remote control” in their review.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was not easy to use the menus. said “Noticeable Crosstalk at Default 3D Settings” in their review of this TV. also said “Motion Plus picture processing introduces motion artefacts on its higher settings, no side-mounted USB or AV inputs will make life awkward” in their review.

One Samsung UE40D8000YS owner wrote in their reviews that it was not comfortable and easy to hold.

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Well Made

One Samsung UE40D8000YS reviewer considered that it was well made. wrote “Intensely bright, solid and detailed HD pictures” but despite that they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

Good Quality

Two Samsung UE40D8000YS owners reckoned that it was good quality. said “Good sound quality” but they gave it a rating of 1 stars. also said “Well Designed Menus” in their review.

Well Designed

Eleven customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well designed. Four years ago said “Striking minimalist design” in their Samsung UE40D8000YS review. also said “Eye-catching design, excellent high-def images, dynamic Full HD 3D, expansive Smart Hub content” in their review. also mentioned “Erg mooi design” in their review.


Released Over Four Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Samsung released the UE40D8000YS.


Good Contrast Ratio

Three people who purchased this TV reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. mentioned “2.4) and good contrast ratio 3200 1”. also mentioned “Goed contrast, goede zwartwaarden” in their review. also said “Excellent Contrast and Black Levels” in their review.

Two people wrote that it had good colour saturation. said “Accurate colours (deltaE” in their Samsung UE40D8000YS review although they rated the Samsung UE40D8000YS 20 out of 100. also said “Great looks, good smart functionality, detailed picture, bold colours” in their review.

One customer said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. wrote “Hi-def picture clarity and colour performance” in their review of the Samsung UE40D8000YS yet they only rated it 20 out of 100.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Thirteen people concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. said “Attractive results in 2D and 3D” in their Samsung UE40D8000YS review. also mentioned “Rendu 2D et 3D” in their review. also wrote “3D werkt best van alle actieve shutter tv's die ik gezien heb” in their review.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samue40d8000yuxxu, samsung ue40d8000yuxxuc, samsung ue40d8000yuxxub, ue40d8000ys
Barcodes 08806071194141

Samsung UE40D8000YS Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40D8000YS 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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