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Samsung UE40H5000

83

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Samsung UE40H5000

£235.00
Samsung UE40H5000
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A critically acclaimed and top-value 40" Full HD TV, good for watching films
40" Full HD No 64.8mm Feb 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE40H5000 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40H5000 number 49 in 40 inch TVs and number 195 across all TVs.
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Reviews
664 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
74
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£60 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 664 reviews. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £60 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, product quality and it is easy to use.
The UE40H5000 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Has an auto volume leveler
Enjoy a greater level of home entertainment realism than ever before. thanks to a resolution twice as high as standard HD tvs, your samsung FHD TV delivers a breathtaking viewing experience that takes you beyond the screen into a world of total immersion. when you ve seen the rich and vivid texture of full HD images, your favourite TV programs and movies will never be the same again. discover reality with a full high definition experience.<br> all the excitement of the big match with football mode
With football mode, it's like you re actually at the match. it sharply and vividly brings out the green grass of the pitch and all the other colours of the stadium. A powerful multi-surround sound effect also lets you hear all of the excitement. you can even zoom in to selected areas of the screen for a better view. with just a push of a button you can make the most of your favourite sport with all your friends.<br> more vibrant colours for better images
Using an advanced picture quality improvement algorithm, samsung's wide colour enhancer plus drastically improves the quality of any image and uncovers hidden details. now see colours as they were meant to be seen with wide colour enhancer plus.<br> watch movies from your USB
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 26 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 56 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 57 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Samsung UE40H5000 Video Reviews

How Big is the Samsung UE40H5000?

The Samsung UE40H5000 is 908.2mm wide and 64.8mm tall. It is 532.9mm thick and weighs 7.6kg.

Samsung UE40H5000 front dimensions
Samsung UE40H5000 size in context

Samsung UE40H5000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including gadgetspeak.com and tweakers.net the average expert rating of this TV is 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this television is one of the better TVs.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

This Samsung TV has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100 based on 662 owner reviews. 263 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

28 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

14 people said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

10 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup, three customers who bought it agreed that it was easy to use and two owners who bought the Samsung UE40H5000 concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Excellent Brand

We checked 111,124 expert and user reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Seven customers who purchased it agreed that it had good picture quality and two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed the Samsung UE40H5000 concluded that it was thin.

  • 40 inch is an ideal size with the narrow border - looks bigger…
    Colleen P. (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Very clear picture and user friendly remote control, plus a very slick slim screen…
    Marie (Amazon) - September 2014

Users Report Excellent Design

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed and three owners reckoned that the product was good looking.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Great for Playing Games On

Three owners thought this TV was great for gaming.

Customers Report Great Audio Quality

20 owners said that it had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £235.00 it is cheaper than 87% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the UE40H5000 is £60 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE40H5000 in February 2015.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Samsung UE40H5000 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 70% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE40H5000 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE40H5000 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE40H5000 of 64.8mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 38% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE40H5000 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The UE40H5000 does not feature extended PVR. 87% of TVs also do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE40H5000 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UE40H5000 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 65% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE40H5000 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, although it is worth noting that 86% of televisions also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40H5000 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40H5000 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of televisions are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE40H5000 does not feature voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

Like most other TVs, the UE40H5000 does not support smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40H5000 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40H5000 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40H5000 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE40H5000 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE40H5000 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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20 Loudspeakers

The UE40H5000 has more loudspeakers than most of the TVs. This TV is a 20 loudspeaker television compared to most of the TVs which only have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE40H5000's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the UE40H5000 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE40H5000 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ue40h5000 ue40h5000, samsung ue40h5000, samsung 200x200, ue40h5000awxxc

Barcodes:

05054230953532, 05054484601524, 08806085921177, 08806085926646, 08806085928268, 08806085931732, 08806085933453, 08806085987067, 08806086031738, 08806086410304, 08806086503747

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