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Samsung UE46ES8000S

46" Full HD 800Hz Apr 2012
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £131.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in camera
Full HD
Poor expert reviews

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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This medium display diagonal TV received an expert rating of 50% from datatid.dk. This puts this Samsung television in the bottom 2% of all the televisions of a comparable spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to look at including the UN46ES8000F, or the UE40F7000AT both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-47ASW804 which all of have better reviews.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

Samsung released the UE46ES8000S in April 2012.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, the average running cost of the UE46ES8000S is £132 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs of a comparable age and type.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec. 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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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 220Hz. At 800 hertz, the UE46ES8000S has a fairly fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

Alternative 800Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the UE46D7000LS, or the UE40ES8000S both from Samsung or the LG 47LM760S which all of have better reviews.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the TX-47AS650 (1,200Hz and higher rated), the TX-42AS740 (1,200Hz and higher rated), or the TX-L42FT60E (1,600Hz and higher rated) all from Panasonic.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full HD Display

The UE46ES8000S has a Full HD display, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE46ES8000S has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE46ES8000S has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this spec and age is 310Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The UE46ES8000S has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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46 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 46 inches television.

We compared all the other 46" TVs to this TV and we think the 46WX800U, and the 46TL963 both from Toshiba or the LOEWE CONNECT ID 46 DR+ 90 Y which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the 47LN5400 (46.9" and higher rated), or the 47LY761 (47" and higher rated) both from LG or the Panasonic TX-L47ET5B (47" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE46ES8000S supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think the 42LW579, and the 47LB630 both from LG or the Samsung UE40H6700 which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE46ES8000S supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE46ES8000S supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE46ES8000S has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The Samsung UE46ES8000S supports Skype, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE46ES8000S features motion control, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE46ES8000S supports face detection. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support face detection.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE46ES8000S supports BD Wise, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE46ES8000S features extended PVR, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE46ES8000S has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television also have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Voice Control

The UE46ES8000S features voice control. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also feature voice control.

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Has a Child Lock

The UE46ES8000S has a child lock, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE46ES8000S features local dimming. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE46ES8000S has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE46ES8000S has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE46ES8000S supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UE46ES8000S has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE46ES8000S supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Smart TV

Has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE46ES8000S supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE46ES8000S supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE46ES8000S supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support Smart TV.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE46ES8000S supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE46ES8000S supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE46ES8000S has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin

At only 30.8 millimeters, the UE46ES8000S has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV. Medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 30.8mm thick televisions currently available including the Samsung UE40ES8000S which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 46pulgadas, samsung ue46es8000, ue46es8090sxzg, ue46es8000sxxc, samsung 240hz, samsung 1080p, ue46es8000u, ue46es8000q, ue46es8005u
Barcodes 05055760718400, 05055760718417, 08806071834764, 08806071836126, 08806071836775, 08806071836980, 08806071864785, 08806071864792, 08806071873800, 08806071884462

Samsung UE46ES8000S Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE46ES8000S 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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