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Overall Score

Samsung UE40H6500

£512.89
Techradar Recommended avforums.com Recommended
An economical to run 40" Full HD TV with adequate reviews
40" Full HD Yes No Nov 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Electronics & Gadgets Direct
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Samsung UE40H6500 Review

With low running costs but good reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40H6500 number 171 in 3D TVs, number 183 in 40 inch TVs and number 942 across all TVs.
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5 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Poor
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£82 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has great expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 62%. This TV has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar plus one other site. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £82 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The UE40H6500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for playing games on, ranking number 333 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 822 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 849 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
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Mediocre
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Average

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Samsung UE40H6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This Samsung television was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites Techradar and Avforums.com, both of which thought that this TV was very good.

Good Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 81 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including Techradar, avforums.com and gadgetspeak.com.

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Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 70,672 expert and user reviews (including 39,029 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £512.89 it is cheaper than 59% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £124 (24%)

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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 TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE40H6500 of 40" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 26% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40H6500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE40H6500 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The UE40H6500's thickness of 63.1mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 58% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE40H6500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Samsung UE40H6500's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 20% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE40H6500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40H6500 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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Supports Swivelling

The UE40H6500 supports swivelling, which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not support swivelling.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE40H6500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Supports Timeshift

The UE40H6500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40H6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40H6500 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40H6500 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE40H6500 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the UE40H6500 of 400Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE40H6500 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40H6500 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The UE40H6500 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40H6500 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of televisions which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports 24p

The UE40H6500 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40H6500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE40H6500 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40H6500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE40H6500 in November 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the UE40H6500 is typical compared to the other 4,021 televisions that we have looked at for running costs. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE40H6500 will cost £82 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40h6500stxxu, samsung ue40h6500slxxn, samsung f3y021bf2m, ue40h6500sz
Barcodes 08806086021913, 08806086021920, 08806086021937, 08806086029698, 08806086031486, 08806086502221

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