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Samsung UE40H6500

Samsung UE40H6500
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Techradar Recommended avforums.com Recommended
A very economical to run and award winning 40" Full HD television, with good features
40" Full HD No 63.1mm Dec 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE40H6500 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Samsung UE40H6500 as follows:
81
Reviews
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
74
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good 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. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £62 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE40H6500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

5
Watching Films
Mediocre
28
Watching Sport
Mediocre
55
Playing Games
Average

Samsung UE40H6500 Video Reviews

How Big is the Samsung UE40H6500?

The Samsung UE40H6500 is 906.6mm wide and 63.1mm tall. It is 533.3mm thick and weighs 8.1kg.

Samsung UE40H6500 front dimensions
Samsung UE40H6500 size in context

Samsung UE40H6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The authors at websites Techradar and Avforums.com both recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

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

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 109,255 expert and owner reviews (including 50,932 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The UE40H6500 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UE40H6500 will cost £62 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in December 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The UE40H6500's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is smaller than 70% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE40H6500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The UE40H6500 is 3D, unlike 75% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE40H6500's thickness of 63.1mm is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 44% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE40H6500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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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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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE40H6500 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE40H6500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE40H6500 has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE40H6500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40H6500 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40H6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

Across all the televisions the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the Samsung UE40H6500 of 400Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 14% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40H6500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40H6500 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40H6500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE40H6500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE40H6500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Swivelling

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of televisions which do not support swivelling.

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Supports 24p

The UE40H6500 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Features Voice Control

The UE40H6500 features voice control. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE40H6500 supports BD Wise. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue40h6500slxxn, samsung ue40h6500stxxu, samsung f3y021bf2m, ue40h6500sz

Barcodes:

08806086021913, 08806086021920, 08806086021937, 08806086029698, 08806086031486, 08806086502221

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