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Samsung UE40ES6800S

40" Full HD 400Hz Jul 2012
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £101.56 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Good size
Not good for watching on demand TV

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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from techdigest.tv. This means that experts think this Samsung TV is one of the very best televisions that have been available for more than two years.

Excellent Brand

Based on 32,219 owner and expert reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewer thought the product was thin. Expert review site Techdigest.tv said “The UE46ES6800 is a relatively slim set at 46.9mm thick.” and gave the Samsung UE40ES6800S a score of 7 stars. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was thick. Techdigest.tv said “Doesn't quite match Samsung's own top end super-slim TV trend, being a good third thicker than the 46-inch ES8000 model equivalent”.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions 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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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The UE40ES6800S has one of the faster high frequency rates (400 hertz) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The slowest high frequency rate of medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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Good Contrast Ratio

Two Samsung UE40ES6800S owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had good picture quality. One person concluded that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Techdigest.tv said in their Samsung UE40ES6800S review “Decent contrast” nonetheless they only rated the Samsung UE40ES6800S 1 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four Samsung UE40ES6800S owners who bought it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Techdigest.tv said “Bright punchy 2D and 3D pictures” in their review of this TV. Techdigest.tv also mentioned “Includes 3D glasses” in their review. Techdigest.tv also wrote “3D glasses included” in their review.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40ES6800S has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Design

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewer mentioned that the product was easy to use. Techdigest.tv said in their review of this TV “Nice remote control” but they gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

Robust

One Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewer said in their reviews that the product was well made.

Good Looking

One person who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good looking. Techdigest.tv mentioned five years ago “Stylish looks, extensive spec, crisp, detailed” in their review of this TV but even so they only rated it 1 stars. One Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was well designed. Techdigest.tv said “Stylish design” in their review of the Samsung UE40ES6800S.

Good Quality

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Techdigest.tv mentioned in their review of this TV five years ago “Largely impressive picture quality” . Techdigest.tv also wrote “Solid audio quality” in their review. Techdigest.tv also said “Mostly very good picture quality” in their review.


Features

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewer who bought the Samsung UE40ES6800S thought it had a good remote control.

Good Features

Two Samsung UE40ES6800S reviewers reckoned that it had good features. Techdigest.tv mentioned “Excellent features, especially Smart Hub” in their Samsung UE40ES6800S review nonetheless they gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. Techdigest.tv also wrote “Great Smart TV features” in their review.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40ES6800S supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports WiFi

The Samsung UE40ES6800S supports WiFi, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE40ES6800S has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Features Timeshift

The Samsung UE40ES6800S features timeshift. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also feature timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE40ES6800S supports smart TV features. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support smart TV features.

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Not Good for Watching On Demand TV

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE40ES6800S was not good for watching on demand TV. Techdigest.tv wrote “Iffy backlighting and no BBC iPlayer on our sample”. One Samsung UE40ES6800S owner concluded that it did not have good apps. Five years ago Techdigest.tv said “Many apps lack quality” in their review of this TV.


Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The UE40ES6800S has a picture-and-picture function. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a picture-and-picture function.

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Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UE40ES6800S has a Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40ES6800S has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE40ES6800S has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have an audio input for DVI.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UE40ES6800S features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not feature local dimming.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE40ES6800S supports BD Wise, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE40ES6800S has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE40ES6800S supports smartphones used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Feature 3D Glasses Included

The UE40ES6800S does not feature 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV which feature 3D glasses included.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the UE40ES6800S is £102 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 616 TVs of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40es6800uxxu, ue40es6890sxzg, ue40es6800s, ue40es6800q
Barcodes 05053354913415, 05053354913798, 08806071828763, 08806071829371, 08806071856155, 08806071860541, 08806071866000, 08806071953694

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