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Samsung UE40F6800

£668.39
40" Full HD 400Hz Nov 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £98.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Nice design
Full HD
6 Reviews + 2 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This medium display diagonal TV was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com, both of which wrote that this Samsung TV was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, gadgetspeak.com and CNET.co.uk the average expert rating of this TV is 83 out of 100.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 47,290 expert and owner reviews (including 6,426 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 for its medium display diagonal TVs. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the UE40F6800 is £99 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of this type and age.


Design

Nice Design

Two customers wrote that the Samsung UE40F6800 was good looking. Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Trusted Reviews four years ago “The beautifully simple bottom line with the UE40F6800 is that no other 40-inch TV at the moment offers so much quality”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40F6800 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung television was released in November 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age. 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 slowest high frequency rate of TVs that were released around the same time as this TV is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz. The UE40F6800 has one of the faster high frequency rates (400 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H7000 (£599) (600Hz and cheaper).

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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 medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40F6800 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40F6800 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung UE48H6200 (£534.69) (48" and cheaper); or the Samsung UE48H6400 (£549.99) (48" and higher rated), or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) (48" and higher rated).

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Price

Good Value for What's On Offer

Two owners wrote that it was good value for money. Website Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “Good Value for what's on offer”. They also mentioned “The UE40F6800 represents a good compromise between price, feature count” in their review.

Pricey

After checking the price of 118 TVs that were released more than two years ago they range in price from £209 to £1,499. We think that this Samsung TV looks expensive compared to other TVs that were released more than two years ago.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40F6800 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-50CS520 (£599), and the Samsung UE48H6410 (£592.29) both of which have better reviews; or the Samsung UE40H7000 (£599) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE40F6800 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE40F6800 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40F6800 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40F6800 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Other Features

Three USB Ports

three USB ports

Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television only have between one and two USB ports, however the UE40F6800 has three USB ports.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40F6800 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago which have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The UE40F6800 supports face detection, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Features Motion Control

The UE40F6800 features motion control. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also feature motion control.

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Features Voice Control

The UE40F6800 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE40F6800 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40F6800 features extended PVR, 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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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV, the UE40F6800 does not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40F6800 has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE40F6800 supports smartphones being used as a remote, 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 a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE40F6800 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE40F6800 supports timeshift, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE40F6800 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE40F6800 supports Smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40F6800 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40F6800 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40F6800 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40F6800 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE40F6800 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years also have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE40F6800 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The RMS rated powers of TVs of this age and type range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm. With a depth of only 47 millimeters, the UE40F6800 has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samue40f6800sbxxu, samsung ue40f6800, ue40f6800ab
Barcodes 00806085493438, 08806085477896, 08806085486034, 08806085486249, 08806085491519, 08806085493438, 08806085512443

Samsung UE40F6800 Review Sources

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