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Samsung UE48H6500

£611.79
Techradar Recommended avforums.com Recommended
An award winning 48" Full HD TV
48" Full HD Yes No Nov 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE48H6500 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE48H6500 number 90 in 3D TVs and number 460 across all TVs.
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16 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Poor
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£103 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
61
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 16 reviews. This TV has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar plus one other site. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The UE48H6500 has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £103 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games on, ranking number 152 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 583 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 721 in TVs for films.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £469 at RGB Direct 14 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 88% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Samsung UE48H6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The authors at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this television. This was from Techradar and Avforums.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Techradar, avforums.com and gadgetspeak.com the average expert rating of this TV is 81%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 13 owner reviews this TV has an overall owner rating of 83 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 70,672 expert and user reviews (including 39,029 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners concluded that the Samsung UE48H6500 was good value for money.

Users Report Great Sound Quality

Two owners considered that the product had good sound quality.

  • Excellent picture and good sound for a flat screen T…
  • Easy and intuitive to set up, excellent picture, acceptable sound (not bad, just not great - probably what you'd expect from a modern flat screen - in any case, easily enhanced…

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £611.79 it is more expensive than 51% of TVs.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE48H6500 of 48" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 53% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE48H6500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE48H6500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE48H6500 of 63.5mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 59% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE48H6500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE48H6500 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48H6500 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Swivelling

The UE48H6500 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of TVs which do not support swivelling.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE48H6500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48H6500 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H6500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48H6500 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE48H6500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H6500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 20Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The high frequency rate of the Samsung UE48H6500 of 400Hz is in the fastest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE48H6500 of 20W is in the highest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48H6500 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE48H6500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE48H6500 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE48H6500 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth keeping in mind that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the UE48H6500 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE48H6500 in November 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Samsung television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the UE48H6500 is £103 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48h6500slxxn, samsung ue48h6500st, samsung f3y021bf2m, samsung ssg5100gb
Barcodes 08806086022101, 08806086022118, 08806086029988, 08806086031691, 08806086070058, 08806086502511

Other Popular Comparisons With The Samsung UE48H6500

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE48H6500

£12 Cheaper
Considerably better user reviews
3% cheaper to run
Lower RMS rated power
£12 Cheaper
35.5mm thinner
£29.29 cheaper to run
300Hz slower high frequency rate
£13 Cheaper
A lot faster high frequency rate
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency
Expert review Rating is slightly Worse

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