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Samsung UE48H6870

48" Full HD Curved Jul 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £91.56 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Full HD
Does not have a built-in camera

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

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


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and the UE48H6870 is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of this spec and age 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 UE48H6870 is £92.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when Samsung released the UE48H6870.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE48H6870 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Samsung UN46ES8000F which is also higher rated.

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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 spec 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48H6870 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48H6870 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 600 hertz, the UE48H6870 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television 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.

There are a number of alternative 48" televisions currently available that you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE48H6700.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the LG 49LF6309 (49") which is also higher rated.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H6870 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, and the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H6870 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE48H6870 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE48H6870 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Voice Control

The UE48H6870 does not feature voice control, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which feature voice control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48H6870 features extended PVR. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE48H6870 supports BD Wise. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support BD Wise.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE48H6870 features local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV which do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE48H6870 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE48H6870 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H6870 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE48H6870 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE48H6870 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE48H6870 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H6870 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE48H6870 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 79.2 millimeters, the UE48H6870 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV. The thinnest depth of medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

Other 79.2mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48H8000 (£429.99) which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48h6870ss
Barcodes 08806086326537

Samsung UE48H6870 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE48H6870 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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.

Other TVs to Consider

Samsung UE48H8000 vs Samsung UE48H6870

Samsung UE48H8000 vs Samsung UE48H6870
Samsung UE48H8000 Samsung UE48H6870
£ 429.99 £0.00
Two RF Ports
A Lot Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
300g Lighter
Included 3D Glasses
Lower Energy Efficiency Rating
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £25.64

LOEWE Art 32 vs Samsung UE48H6870

LOEWE Art 32 vs Samsung UE48H6870
LOEWE Art 32 Samsung UE48H6870
£ 1,590.00 £0.00
Three More Loudspeakers
Higher RMS Rated Power
22kWh Lower Annual Energy Consumption
Cheaper to Run by £24.42
Vastly Lower Subwoofer RMS Power
A Lot Smaller Screen Size

Samsung UN48H6400 vs Samsung UE48H6870

Samsung UN48H6400 vs Samsung UE48H6870
Samsung UN48H6400 Samsung UE48H6870
£ 449.99 £0.00
15.7mm Thinner
14% Lighter
Voice Control
Swivelling
120Hz Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
One Month Older
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