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Samsung UE40F6400AW

40" Full HD 200Hz Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £99.96 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Samsung has excellent TV reviews
Good technical features

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Price

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Four years ago expert website Pcmag.com said “It's equipped with all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a TV in this price range, including a generous catalog of W” in their review of this TV and rated the product 4 stars. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “What is the Samsung UE40F6400? The mid-range Samsung UE40F6400 is the most affordable TV we've seen from Samsung's 2013 TV series to date”. Trustedreviews.com also mentioned “It's been a disappointing year for more affordable mid-range TVs this year”.

One Samsung UE40F6400 reviewer reckoned that this TV was a bargain for the price. Four years ago Morrison Frew said in their Samsung UE40F6400 review on Amazon “It was carefully packed so no complaints there.I was uncertain about the cheap price and being non-UK”.

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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

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 for its medium display diagonal TVs. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Several Samsung UE40F6400 owners who purchased the product thought it had good features. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and said four years ago “Features are abundant.” in their review. In the same month Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert review site CNET.co.uk “It offers many of that set's other impressive features, including its smart TV system, at a much more reasonable price”. Expert website Itproportal.com mentioned in their review “The UE40F6400 is a brilliant LED TV, offering assured pictures and plentiful features at a reasonable price”.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Three people who bought it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Four years ago Morrison Frew wrote on Amazon “The instructions were a little off - fitting the feet is best done using common sense” in their Samsung UE40F6400 review. Morrison Frew also mentioned “The instructions are wrong and refer to something else”. Morrison Frew also said “The initial setting up of the TV was a little awkward with no "idiots guide" provided - so take your time”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The UE40F6400AW is typical compared to the other 661 TVs that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE40F6400AW is £100.


Design

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung UE40F6400 reviewers said in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Four years ago Morrison Frew mentioned on Amazon “Was dead easy.I am delighted with the quality and with the price from this supplier” in their review. Also four years ago expert website Cnet.com mentioned “Expensive shiny ones, ones with absolutely stunning image quality” in their review of this TV. In the same month Digitalversus.com mentioned in their Samsung UE40F6400 review on expert review site Digital Versus “The Samsung UE46F6400 has surprisingly good picture quality, better than the more expensive Samsung F8000”.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Gabor Borsa said “AAA+++ perfect in every way, smart, brilliant, easy to use, more than just a tv” in their review of this TV and rated this TV as very good.

One Samsung UE40F6400 owner said in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “The Samsung UE40F6400 is a highly capable LED LCD television whose only major letdown is its handling of 3D Blu-ray movies” in their review.

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Nice Design

One Samsung UE40F6400 reviewer who bought it said that it was good looking. Four years ago Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “The Samsung UNF6400 offers attractive styling and a full complement of features for the price” however despite that they only rated the Samsung UE40F6400 60 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40F6400AW does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN46ES8000F which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The UE40F6400AW has a built-in microphone, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec which do not have a built-in microphone.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Four years ago Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “The only thing really holding this TV down is its narrow” and scored the Samsung UE40F6400 80 out of 100.

Average Depth

At 49.6 millimeters, the UE40F6400AW has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person reckoned that the Samsung UE40F6400 had good apps. Techradar.com said in their Samsung UE40F6400 review on expert review site Techradar “Packed with apps within a reasonably polished Smart Hub system, there's plenty of contrast”.

One Samsung UE40F6400 reviewer reckoned that this TV was good for watching TV catchup services. Whathifi.com gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “All of UK's catch-up TV services? Exciting and immersive picture? Costs less than £500? Yes, please”.

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Good Connectivity

One Samsung UE40F6400 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Expert website Whathifi.com gave the Samsung UE40F6400 a very good review score and wrote in their Samsung UE40F6400 review “With a Full HD screen, active 3D, all the advantages of Samsung's excellent Smart Hub, multiple HDMI connections, two r”.

Supports Timeshift

The UE40F6400AW supports timeshift, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE40F6400AW supports internet TV, 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 Smart TV

The UE40F6400AW supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

A number of people agreed that it had good colour saturation. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this TV on PC Mag four years ago “Samsung's F6400 line of mid-range LED Smart HDTVs delivers a sharp picture with colors that jump out from an inky black background”. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “Both have equally good colours.” in their review of this TV.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

One person considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good High Def TV

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that are a similar 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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Average High Frequency Rate

The UE40F6400AW has a fairly standard high frequency rate (200 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 200Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the Toshiba 46TL963 which has better reviews.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung UN50F6300 (240Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 of this age and type.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40F6400AW has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the Samsung UE40F6400AW does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000 (£929.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40F6400AW has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

If this Samsung TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the 42LF561 (42" and higher rated), or the 42LF5800 (42" and higher rated) both from LG.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium display diagonal TV was released in June 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE40F6400AW supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 which both of have better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE40F6400AW supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE40F6400AW supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40F6400AW supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40F6400AW has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UE40F6400AW supports swivelling. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support swivelling.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE40F6400AW supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Performance

Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE40F6400AW features voice control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE40F6400AW supports BD Wise. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support BD Wise.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE40F6400AW features extended PVR. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Samsung UE40F6400AW supports parental controls. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV also support parental controls.

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Has a Child Lock

The UE40F6400AW has a child lock, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40F6400AW does not feature local dimming. Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40F6400AW has a game mode, 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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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UE40F6400AW has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40F6400AW has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE40F6400AW has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40F6400AW has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40F6400AW has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40F6400AW has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE40F6400AW supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40F6400AW has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40f6400akxxu, ue40f6400awxxc, ue40f6400ay
Barcodes 08806085424951, 08806085437807, 08806085437920, 08806085438057, 08806085462786, 08806085464322

Samsung UE40F6400AW Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40F6400AW 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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