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Samsung UE55D7000

55" Full HD 800Hz Edge-LED Jul 2012
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Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £90.34 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Does not have a good remote control
Not easy to use the menus

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A. The UE55D7000LS has an average 5 year running cost of only £91 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 7% of all 307 large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.


Reviews

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Not Cheap

One Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewer who purchased the Samsung UE55D7000LS concluded that it was expensive. Avhub.com.au wrote “The relatively expensive PN 7000 cannot produce full shadow detail or proper 1080 24 cadence without sacrificing some black-level performance”.

One Samsung UE55D7000LS owner who bought the Samsung UE55D7000LS thought it was not cheap. Avhub.com.au wrote in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000LS three years ago “Cheap Remote” .

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Expensive

One Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewer who purchased the Samsung UE55D7000LS concluded that it was expensive. Avhub.com.au wrote “The relatively expensive PN 7000 cannot produce full shadow detail or proper 1080 24 cadence without sacrificing some black-level performance”.


Features

Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

Three Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewers wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good remote control. Avhub.com.au wrote “Remote not made for Smart functionality, not great at 3D” in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000LS. Avhub.com.au also said “Remote pretty basic” in their review.

Good Features

Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “Packed with features”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Excellent Internet features” in their review. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Extensive Smart Hub features” in their review.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One customer reckoned that this TV was good in terms of power usage. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV three years ago “Low energy consumption” .


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Samsung released the UE55D7000LS.


Audio

Noisy

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV was noisy. Avhub.com.au wrote “Amazing noise reduction” in their Samsung UE55D7000LS review although they only gave this TV a rating of 1 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV was noisy. Avhub.com.au wrote “Amazing noise reduction” in their Samsung UE55D7000LS review although they only gave this TV a rating of 1 stars.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE55D7000LS has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this television have RMS rated powers of between 7W and 100W. With an RMS rated power of 30 Watts, the UE55D7000LS has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Design

Not Easy to Use the Menus

Two Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was not easy to use the menus. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their Samsung UE55D7000LS review “Too Many Confusing Options in Menus”. Avhub.com.au also said “Should have smoother default picture settings” in their review.

One person who purchased the product thought it did not have a good interface. Avhub.com.au said in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000LS “Its interface can be cluttered” .

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Well Made

Two Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Three years ago Avhub.com.au wrote “Built in Internet Browser”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Built In WIFI” in their review.

Good Quality

Six customers said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55D7000LS was good quality. Avhub.com.au said in their review of the Samsung UE55D7000LS “Superb 2D and 3D picture quality” however they rated the product 14 out of 100. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Excellent picture quality” in their review. Avhub.com.au also said “Good 3D and excellent 2D picture quality” in their review.

Well Designed

Seven Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewers who bought it concluded that it was well designed. Avhub.com.au wrote “Gob-smacking design”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Gorgeous design, stunning display, decent inputs” in their review. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Sleek and stylish design” in their review.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV

One Samsung UE55D7000LS owner wrote in their reviews that this TV had great smart functions. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55D7000LS was good for watching Freeview TV.

Good in Terms of Connectivity

Two Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewers who purchased this TV agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. Avhub.com.au said “Excellent connectivity and media support”.

Supports Timeshift

The UE55D7000LS supports timeshift. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE55D7000LS supports Smart TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support Smart TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55D7000LS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

Alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include the 55EA975 (£1,599.99), or the 60LB580 (£1,499) both from LG and both of which are cheaper.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Sony KDL-75W855 (£1,799) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE55D7000LS does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago which support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE55D7000LS has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55D7000LS supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE55D7000LS has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE55D7000LS has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung UE55D7000LS has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The UE55D7000LS features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55D7000LS features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55D7000LS supports BD Wise, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55D7000LS has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55D7000LS supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55D7000LS has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55D7000LS has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE55D7000LS has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE55D7000LS has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The average depth of large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television is 55mm. At only 29 millimeters, the UE55D7000LS has a very thin depth compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this age and spec. 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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Not 3D

The UE55D7000LS is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago do are 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 55EA975 (£1,599.99), or the Samsung HG55EC890 (£1,468.73).

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The UE55D7000LS has one of the faster high frequency rates (800 hertz) amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age. The high frequency rates of TVs of this type and age range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

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Good High Def TV

Three people said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE55D7000LS has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television. The average motion interpolation frequency of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV is 520Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E585 (£1,480.90) (58" and cheaper), or the LG 60LB580 (£1,499) (60" and cheaper).

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Nine Samsung UE55D7000LS reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV “Very good 3D display” however despite that they rated it 1 stars. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Great picture in 2D and 3D” in their review. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Rendu 2D et 3D agrables” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Six people who bought this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “The Samsung PN 7000 series has outstanding overall picture quality, with excellent black-level performance”. One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Avhub.com.au wrote “Accurate colours in Expert mode”.

One person who purchased the product considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Avhub.com.au wrote three years ago “Deep Blacks even in brightly lit rooms” in their Samsung UE55D7000LS review but even so they rated the Samsung UE55D7000LS 14 out of 100.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55d7000, ue55d7000ls
Barcodes 08806071250878, 08806071266923

Samsung UE55D7000LS Review Sources

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