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Samsung UE48H6400

£549.99
48" Full HD 400Hz Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £96.37 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Average audio
Inaccurate voice control
21 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This medium display diagonal TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the televisions of a comparable age and type.

This Samsung TV was given a "Recommended" award by websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Avforums.com all of whom decided that this television was good.

This Samsung television received a "Best Buy" award from both review websites Homecinemachoice.com and Expert Reviews, both of which decided that this television was a sensible purchase.

This TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites Hdtvtest.co.uk who thought that this medium display diagonal TV was great.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this television has an overall expert rating of 84 out of 100. TV experts think this TV is one of the better TVs of a comparable age and spec.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

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


Features

Smart Remote Isn't As Intuitive

Two people who bought the Samsung UE48H6400 considered that it did not have a good remote control. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “The remote is still worse overall than a good universal model for controlling multiple devices”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung television has an efficiency rating of A+, and the UE48H6400 is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of a comparable spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE48H6400 is £97.


Price

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Expensive

We think this medium display diagonal TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a similar spec and age. The price range of TVs of a similar spec and age is from £209 to £1,499.


Design

Inaccurate Voice Control

Two people who purchased it thought it was not easy to use. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Smart remote isn't as intuitive”. They also wrote “Inaccurate voice control” in their review.

Excellent Picture Quality

Five owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Two years ago website Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Excellent picture quality” in their review of this TV. Also two years ago E. M. W wrote on expert website Amazon “The bezel is ultra thin and looks good quality” in their review of this TV. They also said “The picture quality can be stunning” in their review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the Samsung UE48H6400 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE48H8000 (£429.99) which is also higher rated.

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Classic Design

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well designed. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “Classic design” .


Audio

Average Audio

Three owners who bought it said that it did not have good sound quality. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their Samsung UE48H6400 review “Average audio”. They also mentioned “Bad sound quality” in their review. E. M. W said on expert review site Amazon “The sound is a little tinny.”.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE48H6400 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Samsung UE48H6400 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in April 2014.


Weight & Dimensions

Attractive Slim Design

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it was thin. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Attractive slim design”.

Average Depth

At 49.7 millimeters, the UE48H6400 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H6400 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper TVs such as the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79).

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE48H6410 (£592.29), or the Panasonic TX-50CS520 (£599) are also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE48H6400 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H6400 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H6400 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE48H6400 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The Samsung UE48H6400 is green (Eco) compliant. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also are green (Eco) compliant.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UE48H6400 supports swivelling, 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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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE48H6400 has a mounting kit. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE48H6400 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE48H6400 features extended PVR. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also feature extended PVR.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48H6400 features voice control, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE48H6400 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE48H6400 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE48H6400 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE48H6400 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The UE48H6400 supports interactive TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support interactive TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE48H6400 supports timeshift, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE48H6400 supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE48H6400 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H6400 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE48H6400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of televisions that are a similar age to this TV is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz. At 400 hertz, the UE48H6400 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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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 TVs of this type and age.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48H6400 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48H6400 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

If you are looking for a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-50CS520 (£599) (50").

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Excellent Black Levels

Four people who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Tomtomato rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “* Very good, uniform picture quality”.

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Really good contrast performance” in their review of the Samsung UE48H6400. They also said “Excellent black levels” in their review. And also wrote “Good contrast ratio 3380 1”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue48h6400akxxu, samsung ue48h6400akxxu, samsung ue48h6400ayxzt, samsung ue48h6400aw, samsung 400x400, quick ue48h6400, samsung 3dsmart, ue48h6400awxxc, ue48h6400su
Barcodes 00635131627019, 05052916352549, 05053959418575, 05054230892848, 05054484999300, 08806085982208, 08806085984011, 08806085986237, 08806085986244, 08806085986640, 08806085993440, 08806086511575

Samsung UE48H6400 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE48H6400 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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