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Samsung UE46EH5000

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46" 50Hz Flat Jul 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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Five Industry Awards

This Samsung TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs of this age and spec.

The writers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ all endorse this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites both liked this television. The editor of CNET.co.uk gave this TV an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was exceptional and it received an Avforums.com "Best Buy" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, CNET.co.uk and whathifi.com the average expert rating of this television is 82 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Some Samsung UE46EH5000 owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UE46EH5000 was a bargain for the price. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “Unlike a certain other Korean brand, Samsung doesn't seem shy this year about letting us check out its cheap TV models as well as its high-end efforts” in their review. Expert website Televisioninfo.com said “A 40-inch Samsung for less than $700 is good deal without knowing much more”.

A number of Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewers said that the Samsung UE46EH5000 was good value for money. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar “Let's look at the evidence - kicking off with its genuinely remarkable price” in their Samsung UE46EH5000 review. Three years ago Lcdtvbuyingguide.com gave it a score of 78 out of 100 and wrote “Very affordable”. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com also wrote “Ridiculously good value”.

One Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was cheap. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk rated the Samsung UE46EH5000 5 stars and mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “You'll struggle to find a better budget TV t”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewers who purchased this TV concluded that it had good picture quality. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “Good allround picture quality”. One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. Expert website Itproportal.com said four years ago “Punchy, with bold, natural colours and sharp detail.”.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung UE46EH5000 owners who bought the product considered that it was good quality. Expert website Cnet.co.uk rated the Samsung UE46EH5000 5 stars and mentioned “Strong sound and excellent picture quality (once you've fiddled with the picture options) make the Samsung UE32EH5000 a cracking budget TV” in their review. Expert website Techradar.com mentioned “To deliver good picture quality as cheaply as humanly possible”. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE46EH5000 “Great picture quality” .

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Samsung is one of the superior television manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Samsung also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

A few people reckoned that this TV was easy to use. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “User interface is easy to use”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some customers considered that the Samsung UE46EH5000 had a good 3D picture quality. Techradar.com/au/ gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote “Best TVs to buy 10 best 32-inch TVs 10 best 37-inch TVs 13 best 42-inch TVs 12 best 3D TVs The Samsung 32EH5000's main attraction isn't a complicated one” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

Some Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewers who bought it wrote that it had good features. Expert website Televisioninfo.com mentioned five years ago “We found these two TVs to be very comparable, both offering a high-performing, basic display, stripped of advanced features like 3D images, internet connectivity” in their review of the Samsung UE46EH5000. Also five years ago Techmagnifier.com said in their review “The features are adequate in it”.

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE46EH5000 owner who reviewed this TV said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Gadgetreview.com wrote “Marshal Rosenthal 4.0 5.0 The Samsung UN32EH5000 32-inch LED HDTV displays a bright, evenly lit” in their review of the Samsung UE46EH5000.

Robust

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “Solid sound” in their review.

1080p Supported Video Modes

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

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12 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Three Samsung UE46EH5000 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Techradar.com mentioned “From the outside the only hint that it's a cheap set comes from its startlingly chunky rear end; from the front it looks a match for many mid-range sets” but they still scored it 5 stars. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “Chunky chassis”.

Poor Design

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not good looking.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The UE46EH5000 does not have a wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Samsung UE46F8000[plb_2149163_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other televisions of this spec and age, the Samsung UE46EH5000 does not support smart TV.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE46EH5000 range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz. At only 50 hertz, the Samsung UE46EH5000 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE46EH5000.

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Not 3D

Most TVs that have been around for more than two years are not 3D. The Samsung UE46EH5000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE46EH5000 do not have a built-in camera. The UE46EH5000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE46EH5000 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest amongst televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE46EH5000. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE46EH5000 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE46EH5000, the Samsung UE46EH5000 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the UE46EH5000 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh. The UE46EH5000 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (91 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Very Thick

With a depth of 94.3 millimeters, the UE46EH5000 has a very thick depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The thinnest depth of comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE46EH5000

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the UE46EH5000 is £102 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of this spec and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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 Four Years Ago

This mid-size TV was released over four years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
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
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Teletext
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)

5 Awards

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Best Buy

Expert Reviews

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20 November 2014

The UN46EH5000 LED TV is a direct replacement of the F5000 series from last year. This is a basic unit that covers most of the big areas of import. Price/Value is the main focus of this model and... Read more…

Powerful edgelit LED lighting makes bright and colorful images that are best from front and center
1080p resolution
Priced to Move
Value
Punchy picture
Off center viewing is plagued by color and contrast degradation
60Hz refresh rate doesn't handle judder sports programing and gaming as well as a 120Hz TV
Sound quality is flat and hollow sounding, but volume isn't an issue
Black detail could be better
No smart features
12 September 2013

Chances are, this set will be used in a second room ? and second rooms are where people tend to catch up on programmes they've missed. It's not a big thing, but the inclusion of BBC iPlayer at...

22 March 2013

Strong sound and excellent picture quality (once you've fiddled with the picture options) make the Samsung UE32EH5000 a cracking budget TV. It may lack fancy extras like smart TV features and 3D...

CNET.co.uk

6 March 2013

It's hard to understand how Samsung can sell the UE32EH5000 for so little. From the outside the only hint that it's a cheap set comes from its startlingly chunky rear end; from the front it looks...

Techradar

6 March 2013

Best TVs to buy 10 best 32-inch TVs 10 best 37-inch TVs 13 best 42-inch TVs 12 best 3D TVs The Samsung 32EH5000's main attraction isn't a complicated one: it's all about the price, plain and...

Techradar.com/au/

15 February 2013

Given that you can buy it for under £300 online, the UE32EH5000?s assured picture performance comes as something of a surprise. Its images are bright and punchy, with bold, natural colours and...

24 January 2013

Avforums.com

The Samsung UE32EH5000 is hardly the most heralded of TVs from the Korean giant. It has no headline making features nor a snazzy design that will attract much attention. In fact, if Samsung made a... Read more…

19 December 2012

For the second year running, it?s only around this time in December ? when most of the TVs have been covered and the gongs awarded ? that we get around to reviewing an entry-level offering from... Read more…

19 December 2012

Marshal Rosenthal 4.0 5.0 The Samsung UN32EH5000 32-inch LED HDTV displays a bright, evenly lit and...

26 October 2012

Despite its lack of Smart TV and DLNA features, it's pretty difficult to see how you could reasonably expect the 32EH5000 to be much better than it is, for the simple reason that its picture...

Trusted Reviews

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £101.18
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 05052916754190, 05711045294495, 08806071786384, 08806071786391, 08806071788333, 08806071845395, 08806071847269, 08806071864662, 08806071866024, 08806071885063, 08806071886268

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