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Samsung UE40H6500
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Samsung UE40H6500

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40" 400Hz Sep 2016
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18 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This mid-size TV received a "Recommended" from both Techradar and, both of which decided that this television was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Techradar, and this Samsung TV has an overall expert rating of 81%.

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Samsung has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person who reviewed it considered that it had good apps. mentioned on expert website Techradar “A great all-rounder for a living room or a home cinema, this quad core processor-powered, giant-sized 48-incher boasts smart TV apps galore”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UE40H6500 thought it had good features. Three years ago Techradar said “Incredible Smart TV features”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE40H6500 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good interface. Techradar said in their review of this TV “Speedy user interface”.

Just Released Five Months Ago

Samsung only released the UE40H6500 five months ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been on the market for 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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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE40H6500 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40H6500 do not support smart TV.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the UE49K5500[pl_3418550_price], or the HG32EE690[pl_3714920_price] both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-32DSW504[plb_3347889_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40H6500, the UE40H6500 has a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-32DSW504[plb_3347889_price], the Samsung UE49K5500[plb_3418550_price], and the Sony KDL-49WD751[plb_3772199_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

When compared to other latest TVs, the high frequency rate of the UE40H6500 of 400 hertz is one of the fastest. Across all the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40H6500 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 400Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 95Hz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on latest similar spec TVs.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other recently released TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the UE40H6500 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Samsung UE40H6500 has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the televisions that were launched around the same time as the UE40H6500. Most of the latest comparable spec TVs only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, however this Samsung television has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Supports One Supported TV Bands

The Samsung UE40H6500 has a greater number of TV bands than most new mid-size TVs. The most frequently supported supported TV bands is UHF, but this supported TV bands is not supported by this TV. The supported TV bandss DTV are also supported by this television.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the UE40H6500 is more than most TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly featured lifestyle apps is Twitter, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this TV. The lifestyle appss Skype are also featured on this television.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on recently released similar spec TVs.

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4 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Samsung UE40H6500 owner said in their reviews that it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Techradar mentioned three years ago “Clouding on dark scenes” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE40H6500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that have been available for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other latest mid-size TVs, the UE40H6500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The UE40H6500 is a one RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other new mid-size TVs have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40H6500

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE40H6500 has an average 5 year running cost of £82 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 218 recently released mid-size TVs.


Average Depth

At 63.1 millimeters, the UE40H6500 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other recently released TVs.

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2 Awards

Techradar Recommended Recommended

Expert Reviews

11 December 2014

A great all-rounder for a living room or a home cinema, this quad core processor-powered, giant-sized 48-incher boasts smart TV apps galore. It's not the slimmest TV around and it does have a...


Speedy user interface
SmartView 2.0 app
Smart TV apps
Picture quality
Good colour accuracy
Voice interaction
Plastic design
Oddly placed headphones jack
63.5mm depth
Clouding on dark scenes
26 November 2014

This is yet another Smart TV from Samsung's well populated 6 Series and, as the product number suggests, sits bang in the middle of it. Specifically, this is the 40-inch UE40H6500 we have for... Read more…

17 June 2014

This is the series 6 LED TV 48 model with the title giving a clear indication as to the type and size of the screen. When the product arrived the courier stated ?Don't worry about the size, it is... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £81.95
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40h6500, samsung f3y021bf2, samsung f3y021bf2m, samsung ue40h6500s, samsung ue40h6500st, samsung ue40h6500sl, samsung ue40h6500slx, samsung ue40h6500stx, samsung ue40h6500stxx, samsung ue40h6500slxx, samsung ue40h6500slxxn, samsung ue40h6500stxxu
Barcodes 08806086021913, 08806086021920, 08806086021937

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