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Samsung UE40F8000ST

40" Full HD Active Feb 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £107.59 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs
Full HD
Has a built-in camera
77 Reviews + 22 Awards
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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

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. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this medium display diagonal TV is B, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE40F8000ST is £108, which is typical compared to the other 622 TVs of this spec and age.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since February 2014.


Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE40F8000ST has a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs with a built-in camera currently available which you might want to look at including the UN46ES8000F, or the UN46F8000BF both from Samsung which and both of have better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The UE40F8000ST has a built-in microphone, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age which do not have a built-in microphone.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this type 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40F8000ST has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz. At 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE40F8000ST has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

We compared this television to all the other 40" TVs and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UN40EH5000FXZX is also worth considering.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE40F8000ST supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the 42LW579, or the 47LB730 both from LG.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE40F8000ST has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE40F8000ST supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The UE40F8000ST features motion control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also feature motion control.

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Features Voice Control

The UE40F8000ST features voice control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE40F8000ST supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support BD Wise.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40F8000ST features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40F8000ST does not feature local dimming. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40F8000ST has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Camera Included

The Samsung UE40F8000ST has a camera included, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV do not have a camera included.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE40F8000ST has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40F8000ST has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The UE40F8000ST supports interactive TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE40F8000ST supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE40F8000ST supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE40F8000ST supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40F8000ST supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE40F8000ST 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 TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE40F8000ST has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE40F8000ST has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UE40F8000ST has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television. TVs of this spec and age have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W.

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Very High Subwoofer RMS Power

When compared to other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV, the subwoofer RMS power of the Samsung UE40F8000ST of 20 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago the subwoofer RMS powers range from 10W to 20W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 34.9 millimeters, the UE40F8000ST has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40f8000stxxu, ue40f8000slxxc, ue40f8000stxxh, ue40f8000at, ue40f8000sz
Barcodes 00806085439702, 08806085438446, 08806085439702, 08806085440852, 08806085448841, 08806085461734

Samsung UE40F8000ST Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40F8000ST review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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