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Samsung UE46ES7000

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46" 800Hz Jul 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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Six Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of a similar type and age, this television is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

This mid-size TV was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Avforums.com and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom said that this television was good.

The editors of two more expert review sites both decided that this television was good. This Samsung television received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this mid-size TV is 89 out of 100. This means that television experts think this TV is one of the very best TVs of this type and age.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE46ES7000 owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Six Samsung UE46ES7000 owners agreed that this TV was good quality. The Sparky wrote in their review on Amazon “Bought this tv from comet, from brand new out of the box picture quality is excellent.”. Four years ago Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Good 3D picture quality” in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review. Expert review site Techradar.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Although Samsung's UE46ES7000 has undoubtedly been hurt in picture quality terms by the outstanding performance of Sony's new HX853 series” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Several Samsung UE46ES7000 owners who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Homecinemachoice.com said “Chic design” in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review. Homecinemachoice.com also wrote “Fantastic styling”. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert review site CNET.co.uk five years ago “The Samsung UE55ES7000 impresses with its stylish looks, great smart apps” in their review of this TV.

One customer who purchased the Samsung UE46ES7000 reckoned that it had a thick frame. John Ryan mentioned on Amazon “The incredibly thin bezel is remarkable”.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

Some Samsung UE46ES7000 owners who purchased the Samsung UE46ES7000 reckoned that it had good apps. Homecinemachoice.com said four years ago “Good range of smart apps” in their review and gave the Samsung UE46ES7000 a rating of 5 stars.

Several Samsung UE46ES7000 owners who reviewed this TV considered that it had great smart functions. Five years ago expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Great image quality and smart features.” in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000 and scored the product 5 stars.

One Samsung UE46ES7000 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Homecinemachoice.com said “Full house of catchup TV”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Five years ago expert website Avforums.com rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review “The model we have for review is the Samsung UE-55ES7000 55 inch Full HD LED LCD TV with a Freeview HD tuner”.

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Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was easy to use. Fh said in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000 on Amazon “It's easy to use, even my 77 years old mother has bought this model” and gave it a very good rating. Homecinemachoice.com said four years ago “Practical touchcontrol remote”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE46ES7000 had good voice recognition. Fh wrote “The only let down is the voice control” and scored this TV 5 stars. One Samsung UE46ES7000 reviewer said in their reviews that the Samsung UE46ES7000 was easy to use the menus. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Impeccable HD images, attractive menu system”.

One Samsung UE46ES7000 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good interface. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Cracking picture, plenty of smart features, good interface and controls, looks fantastic” in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000.

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Good High Def TV

A few people mentioned that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. The Sparky mentioned on Amazon “Excellent picture on hd best out there with bright contrast” in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000 and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Homecinemachoice.com scored it 5 stars and wrote “Sharp HD images” in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000. Five years ago Avforums.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000 “Also available is the Samsung UE-46ES7000 46 inch Full HD LED LCD TV”.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Mid-size TVs built by Samsung have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE46ES7000 owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Four years ago Homecinemachoice.com said in their review “Strong 3D performance”. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Aggressively excellent 2D and 3D pictures”. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “This edge-lit LED active 3D set is a super-slim LCD beauty” in their review of this TV.

Good Size

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was thin. The Sparky scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “We had a bright narrow pink line to the right hand side of the screen”. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review “It looks lovely with its impeccably slender bez”.

One person who reviewed it said that it was tight. Homecinemachoice.com rated it as excellent and mentioned in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review “Viewing angles are a bit tight”.

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Good Technical Features

Three Samsung UE46ES7000 owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE46ES7000 had good features. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “It's still got enough advantages of its own in terms of its design, features and pictures with bright material to” in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000. Itproportal.com said in their review of the Samsung UE46ES7000 “Samsung’s new F8000 TV blew us away with its nifty features and outstanding picture quality.”.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Samsung UE46ES7000 reviewers considered that this TV had good sound quality. Fh mentioned on Amazon “The sound could be improved.”.

Good Remote Control

Some people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good remote control. Four years ago expert review site Homecinemachoice.com mentioned in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review “This attractive beast is rammed with cutting-edge technology – including four remote controls if you count your mouth”.

Good Support

One person who purchased this TV concluded that it had good technical guidance. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned five years ago “Buying Guide 10 best portable speakers 2012 For starters”.

Good Stand

One Samsung UE46ES7000 reviewer who bought this TV considered that it had a good stand. Whathifi.com mentioned “Its swivelling claw-like metal stand adds to the charm” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Samsung UE46ES7000 of 800 hertz is one of the fastest amongst TVs of a similar type and age to the UE46ES7000. The average high frequency rate of televisions that were released more than two years ago is 180Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

There are a number of alternative 800Hz refresh rate televisions currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40ES8000[plb_1308765_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung UE46ES7000 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the UE46ES7000 which do not support smart TV, the UE46ES7000 supports smart TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE46ES7000 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the TVs of this type and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the UE46ES7000 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the UE46ES7000 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 800 hertz, the Samsung UE46ES7000 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and spec is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Thin

Across all the comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UE46ES7000 the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 29.7 millimeters, the UE46ES7000 has one of the thinner depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40B8000[plb_518149_price] (29.9mm).

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12 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Several Samsung UE46ES7000 owners who bought the product agreed that it was not good value for money. The Sparky mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Line on screen, sound is like portable tv, you'll need a soundbar at extra cost, web browser is painfully slow”. Four years ago Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Slightly pricey, there are rivals with smoother motion” in their review of this TV. Five years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “Voice control features still feel unfinished and it's very pricey compared to Sony's excellent 55HX853” but despite that they still gave the Samsung UE46ES7000 a score of 80 out of 100.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not cheap.

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Not Robust

One Samsung UE46ES7000 owner said in their reviews that this TV was not well made. Gadgetspeak.com wrote “Not just for having HD built in” but in spite of that they still scored the product 4 stars.

Inferior Standard Def TV

One person wrote that this TV was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “3D Xtalk poor, soft SD Freeview, no BBC iPlayer”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased this TV reckoned that it was not noisy. Homecinemachoice.com said four years ago “Standarddefinition images can be noisy” in their Samsung UE46ES7000 review however despite that they still gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Very High Running Costs

This Samsung television has an efficiency rating of A, however the UE46ES7000 is one of the least economic to run televisions of this age and type that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE46ES7000 is £131.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The UE46ES7000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE46ES7000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE46ES7000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only 2D Comb Filter

The UE46ES7000 has a 2D comb filter which is better than the 3D comb filter found on most televisions of this type and age.

A 2D comb filter is in fact the worst comb filter amongst all TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE46ES7000.

The best comb filter amongst similar types of TV is 3D.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The UE46ES7000 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (119 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE46ES7000 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

At 53 Watts, the UE46ES7000 has a quite high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE46ES7000. The average power consumption (PowerSave) of televisions of this age and spec is 32W.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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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 commonly found HD type on televisions that are a similar age 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 television was released over four years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
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)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
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
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

6 Awards

techradar.com/au/ Recommended Techradar Recommended Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(18)
12 September 2013

This attractive beast is rammed with cutting-edge technology ? including four remote controls if you count your mouth and arms as two of them. Gesture and voice control can make you feel... Read more…

Impeccable HD images, attractive menu system
Staggering feature list
Sharp, natural pictures with deep blacks
Chic design
Full house of catchup TV
3D Xtalk poor, soft SD Freeview, no BBC iPlayer
Three HDMIs
Gesture control
Slightly pricey, there are rivals with smoother motion
Some undefeatable noise reduction
11 April 2013

The UE40ES7000 will no doubt be overshadowed by the swanky new F series sets, but there?s really no reason why it should. Its feature list is terrific, boasting most of the stuff found on this...

25 January 2013

If Samsung's flagship Series 8 ES8000 TVs (see our review of the 46-inch UE46ES8000 ) are priced just out of reach, or you simply don't like their distinctive 'Arch Flow' stands, then the brand's... Read more…

26 November 2012

Name: Type: Specifications: Price as reviewed: :The UE46ES7000 continues Samsung's super-slim TV trend, with the panel measuring a mere 29.7mm thick. There's barely any bezel at all surrounding... Read more…

5 October 2012

Samsung certainly knows how to do gorgeous. This edge-lit LED active 3D set is a super-slim LCD beauty, and its swivelling claw-like metal stand adds to the charm.Whether it?s an HD or 3D flick,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(3)

I bought this TV in 2012 and it's superb.
If you go to an electronics retailer, they use an HD source such as cable TV or Sky, so you will see very little difference between brands. HOWEVER,... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2012 by John Ryan "Scouse In The Semi-detached House"

OK, so I've now had my TV for a ninth and I must say, I love it. The screen image is just outstanding (exactly as described by a highly regarded review by Which Magazine). HD images just leap... Read more…

Bought this tv from comet, from brand new out of the box picture quality is excellent. but we had a bright narrow pink line to the right hand side of the screen. Contacted comet and they wont swap... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £129.79
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £130.40
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Energy Rating
0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue46es7005, ue46es7000, ue46es7090, ue46es7000u, ue46es7090s, ue46es7005u, ue46es7000s, ue46es7000uxxu, ue46es7090sxzg, samsung ue46es7000, samsung ue46es7000u
Barcodes 08806071834757, 08806071836119, 08806071836966, 08806071836973, 08806071845401, 08806071864570, 08806071864587, 08806071873794, 08806085000551

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