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Samsung UE48H6870
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Samsung UE48H6870

48" Curved Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£91.56 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Mid-size TVs produced by Samsung have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the UE48H6870 which do not support smart TV, the Samsung UE48H6870 supports smart TV.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN32H5500.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE48H6870 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE48H6870 do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30 which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Samsung UE48H6870 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE48H6870. Most of the mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE48H6870 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The UE48H6870 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE48H6870 is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. At 600 hertz, the Samsung UE48H6870 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE48H6870.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE48H6870 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do 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 UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE48H6870 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE48H6870 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 13.5 kilograms, the UE48H6870 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The average weight of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 10kg, and the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Across all the televisions of this type and age the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.01W to 90W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 33W. The Samsung UE48H6870 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s (39 Watts) amongst televisions of this age.

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Quite Thick

The average depth of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE48H6870 is 61mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At 79.2 millimeters, the UE48H6870 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 79.2mm thick televisions currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE48H8000 (£1,099.99) which has better reviews.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48H6870

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE48H6870 is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a similar type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE48H6870 is £92.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE48H6870 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £89.73
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £91.56
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE48H6870uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.45T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48h6870, samsung ue48h6870s, samsung ue48h6870ss
Barcodes 08806086326537

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