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Samsung UE40H5000

£269.99
A very economical to run and critically acclaimed 40" Full HD TV
40" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE40H5000 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE40H5000 number 48 in 40 inch TVs and number 237 across all TVs.
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202 Reviews
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Good
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Missing Some Features
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2 Years Old
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£74 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
66
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 202 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Samsung TV has running costs of £74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, good product quality and that it is easy to use.
The UE40H5000 is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 418 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games on, ranking number 236 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 384 in TVs for films.
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Samsung UE40H5000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including tweakers.net and gadgetspeak.com this Samsung TV has an overall expert rating of 90 out of 100. This puts this TV in the top 9% of all the televisions when ranked by average expert review score.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 200 owner reviews this television has an overall owner rating of 90 out of 100. Over 74% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

21 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Seven people wrote that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six people who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to setup, three owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use and two customers who purchased this TV concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Excellent Brand

We checked 70,672 user and expert reviews (including 39,029 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE40H5000 was thin.

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

Users Report Nice Design

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed and three owners who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it had good picture quality and two owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good colour saturation.

Users Report Excellent Sound Quality

17 owners who purchased this TV concluded that it had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £269.99 it is cheaper than 84% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £21 (8%)

There was a cheaper price of £249 at RGB Direct 90 days ago.

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Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE40H5000 of 40" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 30% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40H5000 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE40H5000 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE40H5000 of 64.8mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40H5000 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40H5000 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, although this is within the context that 85% of TVs also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40H5000 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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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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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40H5000 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE40H5000 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Samsung UE40H5000 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The UE40H5000's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40H5000 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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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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20 Loudspeakers

The Samsung UE40H5000 is a 20 loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE40H5000 does not feature voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UE40H5000 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE40H5000 of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40H5000 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, although this is within the context that 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Supports 24p

The UE40H5000 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE40H5000 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the UE40H5000 is £74 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40h5000akxxu, ue40h5000 ue40h5000, samsung 200x200, ue40h5000awxxc
Barcodes 05054230953532, 05054484601524, 08806085921177, 08806085926646, 08806085928268, 08806085931732, 08806085933453, 08806085987067, 08806086031738, 08806086410304, 08806086503747

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