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Samsung UE48H6500

£469.00
48" Full HD 400Hz May 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £102.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Picture quality
10 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The authors at websites Techradar and Avforums.com both recommend this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this TV is 81 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including Techradar, avforums.com and gadgetspeak.com.

Owner Reviews Are Good

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

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 user 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 brands. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good value for money. Three years ago Mrs. J. M. Pearce said in their review of the Samsung UE48H6500 on expert website Amazon “Great value for money” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. Xerxes mentioned “Fine product for the price”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The UE48H6500 is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of this age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE48H6500 is £103.


Design

Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Techradar said “Picture quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE48H6500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE48H8000 (£429.99), or the UE46F8000 (£399.99) both from Samsung.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was May 2014 when Samsung released the UE48H6500.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Three people who bought this TV considered that it had good sound quality. Mrs. J. M. Pearce said on expert review site Amazon “Excellent picture and good sound for a flat screen T”.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H6500 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age 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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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

Across all the comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. The Samsung UE48H6500 has one of the faster high frequency rates (400 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

We compared all the other 400Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE48H6400 (£549.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE48H6500 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48H6500 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the UE48H6500 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs that were released around the same time as this TV range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

Other 48" televisions currently available which you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the UE48H6400 (£549.99), or the UE48H8000 (£429.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

Other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48H8000 (£429.99), or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) which both of have better reviews.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE50H6200 (£499.98) is also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H6500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE48H6500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UE48H6500 supports swivelling. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support swivelling.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48H6500 features voice control. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also feature voice control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48H6500 features extended PVR, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE48H6500 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE48H6500 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE48H6500 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE48H6500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE48H6500 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE48H6500 supports timeshift. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE48H6500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE48H6500 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H6500 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE48H6500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 63.5 millimeters, the UE48H6500 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) (57mm and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

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

Samsung UE48H6500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE48H6500 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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