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Samsung UE40H5000

£269.99
40" Full HD Flat 64.8mm Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £73.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Good picture quality
Reasonably priced
136 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Seventy-one people who purchased this TV said that it was good value for money. Mrs R. wrote in her review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Bargain at” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mrs Hale said in her review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Excellent value, delivered really quickly”. Mrs C Smyth wrote on expert review site Amazon “Another Amazon bargain!”.

Two owners considered that the product was expensive. Mccoy mentioned on expert review site Amazon “And everything is really way to expensive or these rubbish smart TVs which as it turns out are not that smart” in their review of this TV.

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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including gadgetspeak.com and tweakers.net the average expert rating of this medium display diagonal TV is 90 out of 100. If all the TVs of this age and type are ranked by average expert review score then this Samsung TV is in the top 8%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this television rated it as 90 out of 100. 98 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE40H5000 will cost only £74 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 661 medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.


Features

Good Remote Control

Two people reckoned that the product had a good remote control.

Good Technical Features

Four owners who reviewed the Samsung UE40H5000 agreed that it had good features. Recycled Rabbit gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Personally I don't need all the bells and whistles- just a sharp clear picture”. Three years ago Christopher J. Cowen said “The next step to take into consideration is features”. He also mentioned “Here are some of the features of this TV” in his review.


Design

Easy to Use

Fifteen owners who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Mrs R. wrote on expert website Amazon “Great TV - Was simple to set up”. Mr. Shaun R. Balston said three years ago “Easy to set up and is nice” . Ransob wrote “Well packaged and easy to set up” in their review of this TV.

Seven customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Safetyguy wrote three years ago “Excellent picture quality and a no-nonesense set-up with an easy to use remote! Good value for money” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Jordan O'brien mentioned “It's super simple to use” and gave the Samsung UE40H5000 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Lex365 wrote “We bought it for size, ease of use, picture and price” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners said in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. Cahoot wrote “Quick menu system without any annoying lag in response or processing time” in their review of this TV. Choral Fan gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert website Amazon “Menu system easy to follow - my only grumble is that it's a fiddle to set the sleep timer”.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-six people who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Mrs Hale mentioned “The HD channels are excellent quality on this” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mrs C Smyth wrote on expert review site Amazon “Exceptional picture quality and sound” and gave this TV a score of 5 stars out of 5. Pranav Chandra mentioned “Excellent Quality HDTV” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Thirteen owners who bought the Samsung UE40H5000 concluded that it was good looking. Paul Jg E wrote in his review of this TV “What superb value! It looks gorgeous and the picture” . T Szczepanski said on expert website Amazon “It's a great set, very sleek and stylish and at the price we paid a total snip”. Christopher J. Cowen wrote in his review of this TV “I have two Samsung's in my house and I can tell you the image is beautiful”.

Five owners who reviewed this TV thought it was well designed. Marie mentioned on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Great Value LED TV with sleek design” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Also three years ago David Carrington wrote on expert review site Amazon “Simple, unobtrusive design”. Barry mentioned on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Good looking sleek design, fantastic picture at great price”.

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Robust

Five people said in their reviews that it was reliable. Three years ago Steven Goodwin wrote on expert review site Amazon “I only ever buy Samsung televisions as the picture and reliability is superior to any other” in his review of this TV and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Andy said on expert review site Amazon “Finally I'd expect reliability to be good, my 32-inch still performs” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. Andyb gave the Samsung UE40H5000 a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Bought as a cost effective replacement it has been good reliable and clear”.

Three customers wrote that it was well made. Mr M Purdie wrote “Fantastic TV for the price! Picture quality and sound levels are clear and bright, very slim profile, yet sturdy and well made”. Mccoy mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The backlight is terribly uneven and develops serious spots which gradually get worst and these are visible in more solid backgrounds”. Steven Goodwin wrote in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon “I don't need smart functionality as I have both a Chromecast and a Freesat box with loads of built in features”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Six owners agreed that the Samsung UE40H5000 was thin. Three years ago Rebecca Blackman mentioned “On arrival, I was immediately impressed with the slim bevel surrounding the screen” in her review of this TV and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Marie gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote “Very clear picture and user friendly remote control, plus a very slick slim screen”. Serwan gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The tv is slim, beautiful and stylish”.

Average Depth

The UE40H5000 has a relatively typical depth (64.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40B8000 (29.9mm) which also has a higher rating.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Two people who purchased this TV agreed that it was good for watching on demand TV. Christopher J. Cowen wrote “Some of the apps this TV features is Hulu Plus, YouTube, Netflix, Facebook”.

Good Connectivity

Two people who reviewed the Samsung UE40H5000 considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jamie mentioned on expert website Amazon “Sound quality, also good connectivity via HDMI” in his review of this TV.

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Samsung UE40H5000 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Samsung UE40H5000 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Ten customers concluded that it had good picture quality. Terderder mentioned on expert website Amazon “Great TV for the price! Picture quality is amazing, would recommend to anyone”. Thomas Hinchliffe wrote on expert website Amazon “The picture quality is great as usual from Samsung TV's” in his review of this TV. Vince said in his Samsung UE40H5000 review three years ago “Sound and image quality better than expected” .

Four customers said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Paolo Izzo said two years ago “Nice colors, brightness and contrast” in their review of this TV. Angel wrote on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Great tv, good value too! It looks really smart and the definition and colours are amazing!” in his review of this TV. Also three years ago Makoto mentioned in their review of this TV “Colours look great and the image looks sharp when using devices that output at the native resolution of the TV”.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was good for playing games on. Matt said on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Clear picture, superb for games (don't forget to change settings through SOURCE / TOOLS / EDIT NAME to DVI PC=very important for accurate screen resolution”. Lewis94ify gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Use it for gaming (PS4) and found no problems at all”. Hasan mentioned on expert website Amazon “Its also a great TV for gaming” in their review of this TV and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Thirteen customers concluded that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Mrs C Smyth said in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon two years ago “Samsung full HD 40" TV” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Serwan rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “With an apple tv 3, i can now watch full hd movies on the go”. Clickblade said on expert review site Amazon two years ago “UE40H5000 40" Full HD LED Backlit TV with Freeview HD” in their review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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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Not 3D

The UE40H5000 is not 3D. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40H5000 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40H5000 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs that came out more than two years ago is 310Hz. The UE40H5000 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

Other 40" TVs currently available that you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40B8000.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-43W807 (£329.99) (43").

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in February 2015.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE40H5000 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE40H5000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UE40H5000 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago which have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

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

The UE40H5000 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Voice Control

The UE40H5000 does not feature voice control, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV which feature voice control.

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Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The UE40H5000 does not feature extended PVR, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE40H5000 supports 24p, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40H5000 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40H5000 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40H5000 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE40H5000 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40H5000 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV which have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE40H5000 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40H5000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40H5000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Audio

20 Loudspeakers

Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television only have between 2 and 19 loudspeakers, however the UE40H5000 has 20 loudspeakers.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40H5000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Good Sound Quality

Fourty people wrote in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Nyxelis said “Amazing picture (gaming & films) and amazing sound”. Rebecca Blackman mentioned “I was even surprised to find the sound quite adequate for everyday watching”. Pharazon wrote three years ago “From my point of viewer the picture is clear and the sound is good”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40h5000 ue40h5000, samsung ue40h5000, samsung 200x200, ue40h5000aw
Barcodes 05054484601524, 08806085921177, 08806085926646, 08806085928268, 08806085931732, 08806085933453, 08806085987067, 08806086410304

Samsung UE40H5000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40H5000 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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