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Samsung UE55D7000

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55" 800Hz Edge-LED Jul 2012
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27 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

This TV has received eleven awards from TV experts.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Hdtvtest.co.uk, Tbreak.ae, Gagadget.com and Avforums.com all decided that concluded that they would endorse this Samsung TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This television was given an "Editor's Choice" award by CNET.com, CNET.co.uk and CNET.com.au all of whom said that this TV was fantastic.

Tweaknews.net gave this television a "Great Product" award, it received an "Approved" award from Overclockersonline.net and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this television has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some Samsung UE55D7000 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Five years ago expert review site Cnet.co.uk said “The 46-inch Samsung UE46D7000 is a fantastic 3D LED TV that offers pretty much every feature you could ever want” in their Samsung UE55D7000 review. Expert review site Gadgetguy.com.au wrote also five years ago “Better 3D with more 3D models”. Plasmatvbuyingguide.com mentioned “3D viewing is much improved from last year”.

Nice Design

Several people who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Five years ago Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned “The Samsung UA55D7000 TV also offers some nifty styling” in their review. Cnet.com.au rated it 4 stars and wrote in their Samsung UE55D7000 review on CNET.com.au in the same month “If you stop for a moment to think of stylish televisions, how many brands come to mind? Maybe, , perhaps even Sony.”. Avhub.com.au said “Gorgeous, spacesaving design” in their review of this TV.

Six Samsung UE55D7000 reviewers reckoned that the Samsung UE55D7000 was a good design. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000 on expert website CNET.com.au “This Korean company has had an enviable reputation for cutting-edge design, in addition”. Avhub.com.au wrote in their review of this TV “Brilliant visuals, extremely slim design, lightweight, decent looks, loads of connectivity, versatile smart functions, can generate decent 3D effects”. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Sensational design”.

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Good Size

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was thin. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their Samsung UE55D7000 review “The UE40D7000 is a mighty stylish TV, with a bezel that’s so slender (barely a centimetre) that it’s barely there at all” . Expert website Pcworld.co.nz said “It’s exceedingly thin” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote “They both tout a similar ultra slim "One Design" bezel”.

One person who purchased it considered that it was lightweight. Expert website Pcworld.co.nz said “Lightweight enough to be wall-mounted without major structural work” . One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a good depth. Two years ago Avhub.com.au said in their review “Minimal depth, minimal bezel, great spec, richly detailed, stable”.

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Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 23,817 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its large TVs.

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Running Costs Are Low

This TV has an efficiency rating of A. The UE55D7000 has an average 5 year running cost of only £91 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 321 large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung UE55D7000 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55D7000 was good quality. Hardwarecanucks.com wrote five years ago “Samsung’s new UN55D7000 is one of the few products that bridges the gap between lower quality sets and the ultra high end market”. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com mentioned “It has 59 inches of great, 1080p picture quality” . Televisioninfo.com also mentioned “The high-end Samsung PN59D7000 1080p plasma TV ($2,599 MSRP) impressed us with its picture quality, which has improved brightness”.

Good Connectivity

Some Samsung UE55D7000 reviewers who purchased the Samsung UE55D7000 considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Excellent connectivity and media support” in their Samsung UE55D7000 review. A number of Samsung UE55D7000 owners who reviewed this TV considered that it was able to connect to the internet. Avhub.com.au said “Built in Internet Browser” in their review of this TV.

One person who reviewed it thought it was wifi compatible. Avhub.com.au said “Built In WIFI” in their review of this TV.

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Good High Def TV

Several customers who purchased the Samsung UE55D7000 concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Five years ago Plasmatvbuyingguide.com scored the Samsung UE55D7000 5 stars and wrote “The PN51D7000 is full HD active shutter 3D” in their review. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Excellent HD image quality” in their review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

A few customers who purchased the product thought it had good picture quality. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000 “Good 3D and excellent 2D picture quality”. Avhub.com.au also wrote “The Samsung PN 7000 series has outstanding overall picture quality, with excellent black-level performance”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Superb 2D and 3D picture quality”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people who purchased the Samsung UE55D7000 mentioned that it had good features. Cnet.com.au wrote on expert review site CNET.com.au “The Samsung D7000 is an excellent smart TV that features some of the best images we've seen, great design” in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000. Avhub.com.au said “Extensive Smart Hub features”. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Excellent Internet features”.

Robust

A few Samsung UE55D7000 owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was well made.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV had great smart functions.

Good Remote Control

One customer who bought this TV wrote that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Avhub.com.au wrote in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000 “Cheap Remote”.

Good Standard Def TV

One Samsung UE55D7000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE55D7000 was good at displaying standard definition TV. Two years ago Avhub.com.au wrote in their review “Impressive HD and SD performance”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Samsung UE55D7000 owner who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was noisy. Avhub.com.au said “Amazing noise reduction” in their Samsung UE55D7000 review.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE55D7000 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was easy to handle. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com said in their review of this TV “It handles 3D reasonably well”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good interface. Expert website Overclockersonline.net wrote “It was a fantastic TV with a much improved 3D performance, sleek look, improved user interface with a much appreciated QWERTY keyboard”.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55D7000 supports smart TV, as do most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

Televisions of this age and spec have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 320Hz. With a high frequency rate of 800 hertz, the UE55D7000 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

If this TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE65F8000[plb_2034779_price] (1,000Hz).

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE55D7000 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price].

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Two SCART Ports Quantitys

The UE55D7000 is a two SCART ports quantity TV.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The Samsung UE55D7000 is a two RF ports quantity TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Samsung UE55D7000 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (30 Watts) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of this spec and age the RMS rated powers range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE55D7000 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The motion interpolation frequencys of large TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

Large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55D7000 have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 56mm. At only 29 millimeters, the UE55D7000 has a very thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UE55D7000.

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4 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “Earlier this year we called Samsung's most expensive plasma TV” . Cnet.com also said “The "Best overall TV of 2011 (so far)." Now that we've tested its less expensive brother”. Avhub.com.au wrote in their review “The relatively expensive PN 7000 cannot produce full shadow detail or proper 1080 24 cadence without sacrificing some black-level performance”.

One Samsung UE55D7000 owner who purchased the product concluded that it was not a bargain for the price. Expert review site Itp.net said five years ago “While the UA55D7000LR isn’t perfect, its flaws are far from being deal breakers” .

One person concluded that it was not good value for money. Five years ago expert website Avforums.com mentioned in their Samsung UE55D7000 review “We've already had extensive hands on with the, more costly, UE-40D8000 and overall we were left impressed”.

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Not 3D

The UE55D7000 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago do are 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55D7000 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55D7000 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price].

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The UE55D7000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55D7000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this large TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
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
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Teletext
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

11 Awards

01net.com 5 Star CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice CNET.com.au Editor's Choice tweaknews.net Great Product CNET.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended Overclockersonline.net Approved gagadget.com Recommended tbreak.ae Recommended Product hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

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Avhub.com.au

26 May 2014

Thank you for searching out Sound+Imag e Magazine's equipment review of the Samsung UA55D7000 LED LCD TV review originally published in Sound+Image November 2011."Samsung's latest edge-lit LED-LCD... Read more…

Gorgeous, spacesaving design
Good 3D and excellent 2D picture quality
Minimal depth, minimal bezel, great spec, richly detailed, stable and absorbing images
Built In WIFI
Smart Hub Functionality
Slight crosstalk noise with bright 3D footage
Hitandmiss backlighting
Playback Performance during fast content viewing
Patchy backlights
Border of the screen doesnt look or feel premium

Pcworld.co.nz

15 February 2012

Samsung?s 46-inch Series 7 ?Smart TV? is a brilliant television. It?s exceedingly thin, and lightweight enough to be wall-mounted without major structural work. The LED backlight provides... Read more…

8 February 2012

Like its UE55D8000 sibling reviewed previously, the UE40D7000 is a mighty stylish TV, with a bezel that?s so slender (barely a centimetre) that it?s barely there at all. Moreover, the slimness is... Read more…

23 November 2011

Overclockersonline.net

A few weeks ago I finished a review on the Samsung UN55D8000 3D LED TV and it was a fantastic TV with a much improved 3D performance, sleek look, improved user interface with a much appreciated... Read more…

7 November 2011

The expectations for this generation of Samsung HDTVs reached a fever pitch at the last CES show since the new D-series looked like the one that every other manufacturer would have to beat. For...

3 November 2011

It is true that every new television which comes up these days is far superior to the older models but there remain a few devices which are way beyond the ordinary. These are the televisions which...

28 October 2011

As a decorative and technological tour de force, and a way of getting absolutely as large a screen as possible into a tight-ish space, the D7000 series is unbeatable.This is the smaller D7000... Read more…

21 October 2011

I was lucky enough to have a tour of Samsung?s R&D facilities in Seoul, South Korea, a couple of years ago and was blown away by the infinite pains the company goes to in order to get its products...

Tweaknews.net

24 August 2011

Samsung's UN55D7000 Smart LED 3D TV is a display that pushes the boundaries of what a consumer can expect when purchasing a HDTV in today's market. Not only can they view their favorite Blu ray...

Tweaknews.net

23 August 2011

PCMag Editors did not test the Samsung PN51D7000. We did, however, test and review the Samsung PN51D8000 (4 stars). A 51-inch plasma HDTV with 3D video support, the Samsung PN51D7000 ($1,597.99... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £89.73
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55d7000, ue55d7000l, ue55d7000ls, samsung ue55d7000
Barcodes 08806071250878, 08806071266923

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