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Samsung UE40ES8000S

40" Full HD 800Hz Jul 2012
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £141.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
Full HD
Samsung has excellent TV reviews
Inaccurate gesture control

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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 47,387 expert and owner reviews (including 6,296 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings 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.


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Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since July 2012.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This medium display diagonal TV has an energy efficiency classification of B. The UE40ES8000S has an average running cost of £142 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 622 TVs of a comparable type and age.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40ES8000S supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of their better review scores, the 42LW579, and the 47LB730 both from LG are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40ES8000S has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Slim Bezel

Two people who bought it considered that it was thin. Website Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV three years ago “Thin bezel looks lovely”. They also said “Slim Bezel” in their review.

Very Thin

The depths of similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this television range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The UE40ES8000S has a fairly thin depth (only 30.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Features

Interesting Control Features

Four people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Three years ago website Avhub.com.au wrote “Excellent network feature set” in their review of the Samsung UE40ES8000S. They also mentioned “Interesting control features” in their review. And also said “Features and innovative control systems”.

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The UE40ES8000S supports Skype, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE40ES8000S has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Has a Wireless Connection

The UE40ES8000S has a wireless connection, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port

The Samsung UE40ES8000S has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE40ES8000S supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE40ES8000S supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The UE40ES8000S supports BD Wise, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40ES8000S does not feature local dimming, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE40ES8000S has a game mode. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40ES8000S has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40ES8000S supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40ES8000S has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Design

Inaccurate Gesture Control

Six owners who reviewed the Samsung UE40ES8000S wrote that it was not easy to use. Website Avhub.com.au wrote in their review of this TV “Voice and gesture control is still a work in progress”. They also said “The gesture control system could be better” in their review. And also wrote “Gesture control can frustrate”.

Picture Quality

Three people said that it was good quality. Website Avhub.com.au mentioned “Well designed and responsive menu system” . They also wrote “Excellent picture quality and color reproduction” in their review.

Stylish Design

Twelve people who bought the product reckoned that it was well designed. Website Avhub.com.au said “Stunning industrial design”. They also mentioned “Striking design” in their review. And also said “Attractive design, innovative features, great appearance”.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that were launched 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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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The UE40ES8000S has a fairly fast high frequency rate (800 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 200Hz.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-L42FT60E (1,600Hz) which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full HD Display

The Samsung UE40ES8000S has a Full HD display. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television also have a Full HD display.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 40" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40B8000.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 42LM670S (42") which also has a higher rating.

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Superb Clarity

Three people said in their reviews that the Samsung UE40ES8000S had good picture quality. Three years ago website Avhub.com.au said “Superb clarity” in their review of this TV. Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. Three years ago website Avhub.com.au wrote “Excellent white and black levels”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samue40es8000uxxu, samsung ue40es8000uxxub, ue40es8090sxzg, ue40es8000sxxc, samsung 1080p, ue40es8005u, ue40es8000q
Barcodes 05055760718370, 08806071834740, 08806071834993, 08806071835303, 08806071836089, 08806071836959, 08806071863924, 08806071864563, 08806071873787, 08806085000544

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