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Samsung UE40JU7000

£699.00
40" 4K Flat Apr 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £99.58 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are excellent
Running costs are very low
Not good for watching on demand TV
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This TV has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and whathifi.com. The expert review sites think this television is one of the better comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 12 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is excellent. 7 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

We checked 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This Samsung TV has an efficiency rating of A. The UE40JU7000 has an average running cost of only £100 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run TVs of this age and spec.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One customer reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Gordowalo mentioned in their Samsung UE40JU7000 review on Johnlewis.com “That isn't much help if it masks what you're trying to do; alternatively it can be downloaded as a PDF”.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by 1% (1%)

There was a cheaper price of £689 at RLR Distribution 39 days ago.

Reasonably Priced

One person thought the Samsung UE40JU7000 was expensive. Nickjr1 said in their review of this TV “I went to John Lewis with the idea of buying the UE40JU6400, which is much less expensive.”.


Features

Not Good for Wall Mounting

One customer who purchased this TV reckoned that it was not good for wall mounting. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Could be tricky to wall mount” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Whathifi.com wrote “Balancing a great performance with a strong roster of features and easy usabi” and rated it 7 stars. Bearwithme said “We bought a BT Youview box with it, for recording programmes.) It has plenty of bells and whistles for those who want them.” in their review of the Samsung UE40JU7000.

Good Stand

One Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewer mentioned that it had a good stand. Katiee rated the product 8 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com “Attaching the table top stand is very easy”.


Design

Easy to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Two years ago Monkey37 gave this TV a score of 6 stars and said on Johnlewis.com “An all round great viewing experience”. One Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup.

Good Quality

Eight Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Two years ago Trusted Reviews wrote “Superb picture quality” however they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Monkey37 mentioned on Johnlewis.com “Picture quality is amazing on blu-ray” in their Samsung UE40JU7000 review and rated it 7 stars. Timbo60 said “Excellent picture quality and sound” .

Well Designed

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed. Trusted Reviews wrote “Cute design” in their review of this TV.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people who bought it considered that it was thin. Monkey37 scored the Samsung UE40JU7000 8 stars and mentioned on Johnlewis.com two years ago “Sound is also very good for a slim tv also.I would recommend this model ( also has 3d”. Lexi56 said in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com in the same month “The sound quality is thin and you definitely need a sound bar”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Two years ago Katiee mentioned in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com “This is a really good, compact 4K and 3D TV - A bit pricey for a 40”.

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Quite Thick

TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV have depths of between 10mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 57mm. At 66.8 millimeters, the UE40JU7000 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Three Samsung UE40JU7000 owners thought this TV was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Katiee wrote “The active 3D is great (no glasses supplied by Samsung” in their review of the Samsung UE40JU7000.

Good Contrast Ratio

Six customers who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Vuss said on Johnlewis.com two years ago “Picture quality is outstanding”. Gordowalo mentioned “The good picture quality is the outstanding feature of this TV” and gave this TV a score of 8 stars. Bearwithme gave this TV a score of 8 stars and wrote on Johnlewis.com two years ago “We are delighted with this tv; both its sound and picture quality are superb”.

Two Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Trusted Reviews wrote two years ago “Superb contrast” in their review of this TV although they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Katiee wrote on Johnlewis.com “The default 'Standard' picture setting displays strong colour and contrast”.

One Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewer who purchased this TV concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. One Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had a sharp image. Ellibella gave this TV a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Johnlewis.com “Once done the colour and sharpness is excellent”.

One customer who purchased the Samsung UE40JU7000 said that it was good for watching standard definition TV. Katiee mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “HD broadcasts look amazing and the standard definition channels are greatly improved too” .

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UE40JU7000 thought it had image ghosting. Two years ago Katiee said “I wanted the higher resolution and active 3D (after suffering bad crosstalk/ghosting with passive 3D”.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE40JU7000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a 2D-3D converter.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55JU7000 (£579.99) (55" and higher rated), or the LG 55UF770 (£749) (55" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when this TV was released.


Smart TV

Not Good for Watching On Demand TV

Two Samsung UE40JU7000 reviewers who bought the Samsung UE40JU7000 thought it was not good for watching on demand TV. Trusted Reviews mentioned two years ago “Lacks a few on demand services” . Nickjr1 said in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com “However, contrary to what John Lewis told me, BBC iPlayer is NOT yet available as at 7th June 2015 ('coming soon') though Netflix, YouTube, All4”.

Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE40JU7000 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE40JU7000 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE40JU7000 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support Smart TV.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Four customers considered that the Samsung UE40JU7000 had good sound quality. Gordowalo gave the Samsung UE40JU7000 a rating of 8 stars and wrote “A good sound score really does benefit from the matching sound bar (with woofer) - an optional extra” in their Samsung UE40JU7000 review. Gordowalo also wrote “The sound quality is adequate for mundane broadcasts, e.g” in their review.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE40JU7000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 20 Watts, the UE40JU7000 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV. The RMS rated powers of comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40JU7000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the UE55HU8500 (£649.99), and the UE48JS9000 (£959) both from Samsung or the LG 55UF770 (£749) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE40JU7000 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE40JU7000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE40JU7000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40JU7000 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE40JU7000 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE40JU7000 features motion control. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also feature motion control.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40JU7000 features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also feature extended PVR.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE40JU7000 supports 24p. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years also support 24p.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE40JU7000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE40JU7000 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Features Voice Control

The UE40JU7000 features voice control. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also feature voice control.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE40JU7000 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40JU7000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE40JU7000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE40JU7000 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a desktop stand included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE40JU7000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue40ju7000txxu, samsung ue40ju7000, ue40ju7000l
Barcodes 08806086618243, 08806086625371, 08806086628525, 08806086636056, 08806086639231, 08806086695077

Samsung UE40JU7000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE40JU7000 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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