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Samsung UE46F6400

46" Full HD Active Mar 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £101.18 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Bright, punchy and vibrant colours
Unpleasant remote
29 Reviews + 7 Awards
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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, this Samsung TV is one of the most awarded.

The experts at websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com all recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This TV was given a "Best Buy" award by review sites Itproportal.com who concluded that this medium display diagonal TV was good.

The authors at two more expert review sites both wrote that this medium display diagonal TV was good. This TV received an "Approved" award from Overclockersonline.net and Besteproduct.nl gave it a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This Samsung TV has an average expert rating of 79% based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Unpleasant Remote

Two owners concluded that this TV did not have a good remote control. Website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Unpleasant remote, wireless dongle costs extra, ropey broadcasts are given short shrift” in their review of this TV.

Loads of Connections and Features

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Loads of connections and features”. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site PC Mag “Features are abundant.”. They also said “It's equipped with all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a TV in this price range, including a generous catalog of W” in their review.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the UE46F6400 is £100 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this spec and age.


Price

Not Stupidly Expensive

Four people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was expensive. Website Cnet.co.uk said “Not stupidly expensive”.

Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned four years ago “The Samsung UE46F6400 has surprisingly good picture quality, better than the more expensive Samsung F8000”. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “Its performance in a darker room is not on a par with the pricey F8000.” in their review.

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Good Price

Six owners who bought this TV agreed that it was good value for money. Website Whathifi.com wrote “Good price” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this TV on expert review site Expert Reviews “The results look superb for the price” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Itproportal.com wrote in their review of this TV four years ago “The UE40F6400 is a brilliant LED TV, offering assured pictures and plentiful features at a reasonable price” .

Four people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was expensive. Website Cnet.co.uk said “Not stupidly expensive”. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned four years ago “The Samsung UE46F6400 has surprisingly good picture quality, better than the more expensive Samsung F8000”. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “Its performance in a darker room is not on a par with the pricey F8000.” in their review.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when Samsung released the UE46F6400.


Display

Bright, Punchy and Vibrant Colours

Three people who reviewed the product agreed that it had good colour saturation. Website Whathifi.com said three years ago “Bright, punchy and vibrant colours” . Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “Both have equally good colours.” in their review of the Samsung UE46F6400. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “Samsung's F6400 line of mid-range LED Smart HDTVs delivers a sharp picture with colors that jump out from an inky black background”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “The Samsung F6400 series of edge-lit HDTVs deliver a sharp picture with dark blacks and vibrant colors” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Techradar.com mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Techradar “Packed with apps within a reasonably polished Smart Hub system, there's plenty of contrast” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar age and type 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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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 120 hertz, the UE46F6400 has a relatively standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

If you want a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) (400Hz) which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE46F6400 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE46F6400 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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46 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 46 inch TV.

There are a number of other 46" TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Sony KDL-46HX853.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the UN48H5500 (47.6" and higher rated), or the UE48H6700 (48" and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Design

Decent Sound Quality

Three customers reckoned that the Samsung UE46F6400 was good quality. Website Whathifi.com mentioned three years ago “Decent sound quality” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Expert website Cnet.com wrote in their review of this TV “Expensive shiny ones, ones with absolutely stunning image quality”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The UE46F6400 has a built-in microphone, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV do not have a built-in microphone.

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Easy to Use

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE46F6400 was easy to use. Four years ago website Itproportal.com gave this TV a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV “Easy, to, use operating system”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE46F6400 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the Sony KDL-46HX853 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE46F6400 supports Bluetooth, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE46F6400 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE46F6400 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Performance

Features Voice Control

The UE46F6400 features voice control, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE46F6400 features extended PVR. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also feature extended PVR.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE46F6400 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE46F6400 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE46F6400 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The UE46F6400 is green (Eco) compliant, as are most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The UE46F6400 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE46F6400 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE46F6400 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE46F6400 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE46F6400 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE46F6400 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE46F6400 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE46F6400 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE46F6400 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE46F6400 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE46F6400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE46F6400 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE46F6400 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of televisions of this age and spec is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 49.6 millimeters, the UE46F6400 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue46f6400akxxu, ue46f6400awxxc
Barcodes 00806085437821, 00806085438088, 05053086354913, 05053973529189, 05055760718738, 08806085424968, 08806085427051, 08806085437821, 08806085437975, 08806085438088, 08806085462793, 08806085464353

Samsung UE46F6400 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE46F6400 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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