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Samsung UE40F6800

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40" Active Mar 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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19 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com both recommend this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This television has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, CNET.co.uk and gadgetspeak.com.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 23,817 owner and expert reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Strong 3D performance”.

Nice Design

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Trustedreviews.com rated the Samsung UE40F6800 5 stars and mentioned “The beautifully simple bottom line with the UE40F6800 is that no other 40-inch TV at the moment offers so much quality”. Three years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Picture quality, so it's a great buy for people who were considering a stylish, high-end TV like Samsung's F7000.” in their review.

One customer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was well designed.

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Good Picture Quality

Some people wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “Superb 2D and 3D picture quality” . One person reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “Natural colours” in their review of the Samsung UE40F6800.

Good Product Quality

Two people who purchased the product said that it was good quality. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk gave the Samsung UE40F6800 a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Well designed and responsive menu syste”.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Samsung UE40F6800 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE40F6800 thought it was good value for money. Cnet.co.uk said “The UE40F6800 represents a good compromise between price, feature count” in their Samsung UE40F6800 review. Cnet.co.uk also mentioned “Good Value for what's on offer”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “Its extensive feature count includes Smart TV facilities, active 3D playback”.

Easy to Use

One customer thought it was easy to use the menus.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE40F6800 which do not support smart TV, the UE40F6800 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including the LG 47LM960[plb_1277857_price], the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price], or the Samsung UE46F6400[plb_2149162_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40F6800 which do not have a wi-Fi, the UE40F6800 has a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE40H6470[pl_2233881_price], or the UE46F6400[pl_2149162_price] both from Samsung.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE40F6800 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the televisions that came out around the same time as the UE40F6800. Most of the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the UE40F6800 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE40F6800 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UE40F6800 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. Televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE40F6800 have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz. At 400 hertz, the Samsung UE40F6800 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40F6800.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 47 millimeters, the UE40F6800 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE40F6800. Televisions of this spec and age have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm.

There are a number of other 47mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the UE40F6500[pl_1588332_price], or the UE46F6500[pl_1549433_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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5 Reasons Against

Inferior Standard Def TV

One person who bought it thought it was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Cnet.co.uk wrote “SD upscaling isn't great” in their review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE40F6800 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40F6800 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] both from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40F6800 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the TVs of a similar type and age to the UE40F6800 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 89 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE40F6800 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40F6800

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this Samsung television is A+, and the UE40F6800 is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of this spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE40F6800 will cost £99 over 5 years to run.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Display
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HD Type
3D
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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2D-3D Converter
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Auto Channel Search
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Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
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Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
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Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
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Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
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Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
Power LED

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(6)
12 February 2014

The UE40F6800 represents a good compromise between price, feature count and picture quality, so it's a great buy for people who were considering a stylish, high-end TV like Samsung's F7000, but...

Excellent smart TV system
Natural colours
Decent black levels
Strong 3D performance
Superb 2D and 3D picture quality
Voice recognition still more gimmicky than useful
SD upscaling isn't great
Picture presets aren't helpful
Bluish ringing around some areas of fine detail
Average audio
27 December 2013

As with all such devices it is not just a TV but also an entertainment centre so you can send and receive emails, Skype, search the web as well as watch catch up TV all via Ethernet or Wi-Fi so... Read more…

13 December 2013

The beautifully simple bottom line with the UE40F6800 is that no other 40-inch TV at the moment offers so much quality and so many features for so little money, making it yet another notch in...

Trusted Reviews

28 August 2013

Samsung's 40-inch UE40F6800 is aimed squarely at the red-hot smart TV mainstream. Featuring a host of internet TV services, this model had 3D, Freeview HD and Freesat HD and typically sells for... Read more…

20 July 2013

Avforums.com

Whilst the 7 and 8 series are set apart from the rest of the Samsung pack, the 6 series is somewhat more nebulous and contains several models with slightly differing feature-sets and design. Based... Read more…

16 December 2013

El Samsung UE40F6800 es un televisor de 40 pulgadas con tecnología LED, situado en el rango medio de televisores de la marca surcoreana para el 2013. Dentro de la larga lista de características... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £98.36
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Energy Rating
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung p157580, samsung p157580p, samsung ue40f6800, samsung ue40f6800s, samsung ue40f6800sb, samsung samue40f6800, samsung ue40f6800sbx, samsung ue40f6800sbxx, samsung samue40f6800s, samsung samue40f6800sb, samsung ue40f6800sbxxu, samsung samue40f6800sbx, samsung samue40f6800sbxx, samsung samue40f6800sbxxu
Barcodes 00806085493438, 08806085477896, 08806085486034, 08806085486249, 08806085491519, 08806085493438, 08806085512443

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