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Samsung UE48H5030

48" Full HD Flat 71.5mm Oct 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £85.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions
Full HD
Does not have a built-in camera

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

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


Energy

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The UE48H5030 is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE48H5030 is £86.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since October 2014.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE48H5030 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the Samsung UN46ES8000F.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H5030 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE48H5030 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this television do have an ethernet port.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the UE48H5030 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE48H5030 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a wide color enhancer.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE48H5030 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE46H7000 (£929.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE48H5030 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

Other 48" TVs currently available that you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Samsung UE48H6410 (£592.29).

If this Samsung TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the LG 49LF5400 (49" and higher rated).

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The UE48H5030 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television do support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE48H5030 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television which support internet TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Voice Control

The UE48H5030 does not feature voice control, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago which feature voice control.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE48H5030 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE48H5030 has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H5030 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE48H5030 has a common interface (CI) slot, 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 UE48H5030 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE48H5030 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE48H5030 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The average depth of televisions of a similar type and age to this TV is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At 71.5 millimeters, the UE48H5030 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 40PFS5709 (£469.99) (71mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48h5030, ue48h5030awxxh
Barcodes 08806086245296, 08806086248136, 08806086266222, 08806086276641

Samsung UE48H5030 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE48H5030 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 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 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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Good high def TV
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