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Samsung UE40H7000

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40" 600Hz Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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26 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This Samsung television was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com, both of which thought that this TV was great.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and gadgetspeak.com the average expert rating of this TV is 81 out of 100.

Average User Reviews

Based on 18 user reviews the average user rating of this TV is 73%.

Nice Design

Several Samsung UE40H7000 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Christopher J. Cowen wrote in his Samsung UE40H7000 review on Amazon “I can tell you the image is beautiful”. James Moore said “It looks like the internal LEDs have malfunctioned and has a similar appearance to a cracked screen”. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review on expert review site Digital Versus “A minimalist design and elegant materials”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Good design” in their review of the Samsung UE40H7000. Gadgetspeak.com also mentioned “Attractive design”. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “UE46H7000) for review, whose design is suitably attractive largely due to the uber-thin black bezel” in their Samsung UE40H7000 review.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was smooth. James Moore mentioned “Internally as the external surface is still smooth to the touch” nonetheless he only scored the Samsung UE40H7000 20 out of 100.

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Good High Def TV

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE40H7000 three years ago “What is the Samsung UE40H7000? The UE40H7000 is an £850 40-inch high-end full HD TV” and rated it 80 out of 100. In the same month expert website Techradar.com mentioned “It's not a 4K Ultra HD job (all of which bear the prefix HU rather than a simple H for the Full HD models” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote in their Samsung UE40H7000 review “Today we're reviewing Samsung's most fanciest flat Full HD TV this year”.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Samsung is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Samsung also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers reckoned that this TV was easy to setup. Slim Duiker said “The interface seems really clumsy to me - quite a shock given how good the general UI is for setting up the TV”.

A number of Samsung UE40H7000 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. Three years ago Slim Duiker mentioned on Amazon “Most of it is extremely easy to use, much better than my old Sony” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Gadgetspeak.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Enjoyable to use”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung UE40H7000 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. David wrote on Amazon “Good picture good sound quality” in his review. Two years ago Gadgetspeak.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Good 3D picture quality”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Christopher J. Cowen gave it a very good rating and he wrote on Amazon “With this Smart HDTV there is a full web browser with WiFi built-in apps made for TV”.

One customer who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had email functionality. Christopher J. Cowen said in his review of the Samsung UE40H7000 “Thank you for reading my review, if you have any questions feel free to email me, I would be happy to help you with any questions you have” and gave the Samsung UE40H7000 a score of 5 stars.

One person who purchased it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Gadgetspeak.com wrote “Excellent connectivity” in their review of the Samsung UE40H7000.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of people who purchased the product concluded that it had good picture quality. One Samsung UE40H7000 reviewer who purchased the product said that it had good colour saturation. Gadgetspeak.com said “Natural colours (average dE 3”.

One Samsung UE40H7000 owner who reviewed the product considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Gadgetspeak.com said “Very good blacks and contrast ratio” in their review of the Samsung UE40H7000 and scored the Samsung UE40H7000 76 out of 100.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good features. Three years ago Christopher J. Cowen mentioned on Amazon “The next step to take into consideration is features” in his review of the Samsung UE40H7000. Christopher J. Cowen also wrote “Here are some of the features of this TV”. Gadgetspeak.com wrote two years ago “Excellent feature set” in their review of this TV.

Good Smart TV

One Samsung UE40H7000 owner wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE40H7000 had good apps. One person who reviewed the Samsung UE40H7000 wrote that it was good for watching on demand TV. Three years ago Christopher J. Cowen wrote on Amazon “Some of the apps this TV features is Hulu Plus, YouTube, Netflix, Facebook”.

One Samsung UE40H7000 owner who reviewed the Samsung UE40H7000 reckoned that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Slim Duiker mentioned “Netflix and iPlayer load super fast compared to the Tivo box I'm retiring”.

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Good Sound Quality

One person said that the product had good sound quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Samsung UE40H7000 reviewer concluded that the Samsung UE40H7000 had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Support

One Samsung UE40H7000 owner who reviewed the product wrote that it had good technical guidance.

Good Size

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE40H7000 was a good body shape. Expert website Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE40H7000 three years ago “A thin body and elegant manufacturing”.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UE40H7000 reviewer reckoned that it had a good remote control. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Effective motion controller” .

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UE40H7000 considered that it was good value for money. Margaret Cox mentioned in her review of the Samsung UE40H7000 “Fabulous tv great price easy to set up”.

One Samsung UE40H7000 reviewer concluded that this TV was a bargain for the price. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their Samsung UE40H7000 review on expert review site Trusted Reviews “If you're on the look out for a bargain or a high-value TV”.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE40H7000 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40H7000 do not have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40F6800[plb_2161639_price].

There are a number of other televisions which also have a wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the Sony KDL-42W807A[plb_1546512_price], or the LG 47LB730[plb_2233836_price].

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Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40H7000 which do not support smart TV, the UE40H7000 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including the Samsung UE40F6800[plb_2161639_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support smart TV which you might want to look at including the Sony KDL-42W807A[plb_1546512_price], or the LG 47LB730[plb_2233836_price].

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40H7000 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz. The UE40H7000 has one of the faster high frequency rates (600 hertz) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40H7000 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Samsung UE40H7000 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Samsung UE40H7000 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE40H7000 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The Samsung UE40H7000 is a two RF ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE40H7000 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this type and age is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz. At 600 hertz, the UE40H7000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Not Robust

Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it was not well made. Martin Martev gave the Samsung UE40H7000 a score of 3 stars and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “1) The 40" doesn't have a built in subwoofer 2) The 40" set has a 600 Hz instead of 800 Hz clear motion rate 3) The 40" does not have the Ultra Clear Panel” in his Samsung UE40H7000 review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40H7000, the UE40H7000 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not Cheap

After checking the price of 116 televisions of a similar age and spec they range in price from £114 to £3,099. We think that this Samsung television looks expensive compared to other televisions of a similar age and spec.

Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40H7000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40H7000

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this mid-size TV is A, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE40H7000 is £90, which is typical compared to the other 668 televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that were launched around the same time as it. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Average Depth

The UE40H7000 has a fairly standard depth (63.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40H7000.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might also want to consider the Sony KDL-42W807A[plb_1546512_price] (63mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Manual

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(8)
23 January 2015

4K down your aerial is not going to happen anytime soon, yes it can on satellite and on downloads but not down an aerial so surely for now get the best aerial option you can afford.It is... Read more…

Good 3D picture quality
Natural colours (average dE 3)
Contrast ratio 3440 1)
Good motion compensation
Comes with two remotes, one with a touchpad
Narrow viewing angles
Risk of clouding
Screen a bit glossy, despite antireflective filter
It's pretty expensive
Picture presets aren't helpful
7 November 2014

Avforums.com

If you're one of the simple folk ? and this is tongue in cheek ? who is satisfied with a flat, non-curved, TV and you're quite happy to eschew 4K TVs for the time being, at least, then the Samsung... Read more…

6 October 2014

With a brushed metal frame, a thin body and elegant manufacturing, the H7000 is indeed a beautiful TV. We especially like its wide, unique stand. However, design aside, the picture quality is the...

23 September 2014

If you're on the look out for a bargain or a high-value TV, the UE40H7000 is not really for you given the quality of some of the mid-range competition this year. However, if money's no object -...

15 July 2014

At a time when most other TV brands (including Sony, Panasonic, LG and Toshiba) have curiously gone with IPS-type LCD panels on their flagship HDTVs this year, the superb SPVA panel on the Samsung...

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 22 September 2015 by Michael Fox
(Verified Purchase)

Great tv...

Reviewed 20 September 2015 by David
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture good sound quality...

Reviewed 12 August 2015 by Margaret cox
(Verified Purchase)

Fabulous tv great price easy to set up and covers everything, thinking of buying the smaller one now...

Reviewed 24 July 2015 by Ann Sole
(Verified Purchase)

Nice sharp picture as expected from Samsung.

Bought one in August 2014. The screen broke in April 2015. It looks like the internal LEDs have malfunctioned and has a similar appearance to a cracked screen but internally as the external... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £88.13
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £89.96
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Energy Rating
0.45T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40h7000, ue40h7000s, ue40h7000a, ue40h7000sl, ue40h7000at, samsung ue40h7000, samsung ue40h7000s, samsung ue40h7000st, samsung ue40h7000sl, samsung ue40h7000stx, samsung ue40h7000slx, samsung ue40h7000slxx, samsung ue40h7000stxx, samsung ue40h7000stxxu, samsung ue40h7000slxxn
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