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Samsung UE40K5100

£244.89
A top-value 40" Full HD television with adequate features and low running costs
40" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE40K5100 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40K5100 number 17 in 40 inch TVs and number 112 across all TVs.
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£82 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
74
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £82 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report good product quality, excellent picture quality and that it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an ECO mode
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 283 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 183 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 236 in TVs for films.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £180 on eBay 33 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 76% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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How Big is the Samsung UE40K5100?

The Samsung UE40K5100 is 901.1mm wide and 78mm tall. It is 550.8mm thick and weighs 7.7kg.

Samsung UE40K5100 front dimensions

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Samsung UE40K5100 size in context

Samsung UE40K5100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

UE40K5100 owners on average rated this TV 88 out of 100. 20 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 70,481 expert and user reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Six people who bought it thought it was good quality.

Users Report Great Picture Quality

Two owners considered that the Samsung UE40K5100 had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Audio Quality

Four people reckoned that it had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £244.89 it is cheaper than 87% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £65 (26%)

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Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE40K5100's display diagonal of 40" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 26% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE40K5100 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the UE40K5100 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thickness of the Samsung UE40K5100 of 78mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40K5100 does not feature extended PVR, although this is within the context that 87% of TVs also do not feature extended PVR.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE40K5100 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40K5100 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE40K5100 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a DVI Port

The UE40K5100 has a DVI port, unlike 97% of televisions which do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The UE40K5100's high frequency rate of only 50Hz is in the slowest 3% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE40K5100's motion interpolation frequency of only 50Hz is in the slowest 3% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE40K5100 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE40K5100 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Samsung released the UE40K5100 in April 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A, and based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE40K5100 is £82, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue40k5100akxxu, samsung samledue40k5100b, samsung ue40k5100akxxu, samsung ue40k5100awxzf, samsung samue40k5100, home ue40k5100akxxu, cello ue40k5100tv, samsung hwj8501r, samsung hwj6500r, samsung hwj6501r, samsung hwj7501r, samsung p239356p, samsung c1xhza00, samsung hwj7500r, samsung c1xhzs00, samsung hwj8500r, samsung hd1080p
Barcodes 08806088318431, 08806088318561, 08806088319384, 08806088319834

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