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Samsung UE40H6500

£512.89
40" Full HD 400Hz Sep 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £81.95 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Full HD
Only released eight months ago
4 Reviews + 2 Awards
Techradar Recommended avforums.com Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This TV received a "Recommended" award from both review sites Techradar and Avforums.com, both of which thought that this television was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including Techradar, avforums.com and gadgetspeak.com have rated this TV on average 81 out of 100. The TV expert review sites think this television is one of the better new medium display diagonal TVs.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent ratings 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 Average

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The UE40H6500 is typical compared to the other 137 similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE40H6500 will cost £82 over 5 years to run.


Other

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This TV was released just eight months ago, so it is likely to have better features than some of the older televisions.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40H6500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that were launched in the last year. 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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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

Medium display diagonal TVs that came out in the last year have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 600Hz. At 400 hertz, the UE40H6500 has a very fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40H6500 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other recently released similar spec televisions.

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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 frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40H6500 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the 43 VLE 5523 (43" and higher rated), or the 43 VLE 5523 (43" and higher rated) both from Grundig or the Philips 43HFL2849T (43" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE40H6500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for the last year also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the Philips 49PFS5301 (£507.28), the Samsung UE40J5500 (£529), or the TCL F49S5906 (£490.89) which all of have better reviews.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40H6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40H6500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UE40H6500 supports swivelling, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE40H6500 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other recently released similar spec TVs.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE40H6500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The UE40H6500 features extended PVR, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The UE40H6500 features voice control, as do most of the other latest comparable spec TVs.

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Supports 24p

The UE40H6500 supports 24p. Most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs also support 24p.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40H6500 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television which feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE40H6500 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out in the last year also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE40H6500 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a mounting kit. Most of the other televisions that have been available for the last year also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40H6500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released in the last 12 months also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40H6500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE40H6500 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other new medium display diagonal TVs also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The UE40H6500 supports interactive TV. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support interactive TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE40H6500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other new medium display diagonal TVs.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also support Smart TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE40H6500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for the last year also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40H6500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other new medium display diagonal TVs.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE40H6500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a quite thin depth (only 63.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs. The thinnest depth of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV is 34mm and the thickest is 98mm.

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Product Identifiers

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

Samsung UE40H6500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40H6500 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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