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Samsung UN46B7000

46" Full HD 100Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Depth Release Date
Seven industry awards
Good size
Good picture quality
41 Reviews + 7 Awards
asia.cnet.com Editor's Choice EISA.eu EISA soundandvision.com Top Pick avguide.com Recommended

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

This television has received seven awards from expert review sites.

This medium display diagonal TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review sites Asia.cnet.com and CNET.co.uk, both of which decided that this TV was brilliant.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Avguide.com and Av.com.pl, both of which said that this TV was good.

The authors at three other expert review sites all concluded that this Samsung TV was good. This TV received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu, 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This medium display diagonal TV has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on thirty-four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Digital Versus and PC Mag.

Excellent Brand

We checked 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased this TV thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Electronicsme.com wrote “It weighs a comfortable 60.4 lbs with the stand”. One Samsung UN46B7000 owner who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good experience. Eight years ago expert website Businessweek.com mentioned in their review “Internet-connected LED TV offers a pleasing viewing experience”.

Poor Product Quality

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was not good quality. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “Although its picture quality cant quite live up to the high price” but even so they still gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this TV “Build Quality & Design Its difficult to find any fault with the hardware on offer here” yet they still rated the product 80 out of 100. Expert website Theregister.co.uk mentioned “The audio isn’t cinephile quality.” in their review of the Samsung UN46B7000.

Nice Design

A few people reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Pcmag.com said “The result is just as sexy and powerful as it is expensive” in their Samsung UN46B7000 review. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned eight years ago “Poor sonic performance aside, this is a truly impressive TV that manages to blend a stylish, skinny body with classy performance” in their Samsung UN46B7000 review.

One person reckoned that the Samsung UN46B7000 was a good design. Toptenreviews.com said in their review of the Samsung UN46B7000 “The Samsung UN55B7000, like its older brother the 8000 series, features a simple design”.

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Robust

Several Samsung UN46B7000 owners agreed that the product was well made. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com gave this TV a rating of 4 stars and wrote “The stunning Samsung UA46B7000WM is a cutting-edge connected TV with a solid visual performance to boot”.


Features

Good Technical Features

One Samsung UN46B7000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN46B7000 had good features.

Good for Wall Mounting

One Samsung UN46B7000 reviewer mentioned that this TV was good for wall mounting. Expert website Asiaone.com said “It looks good, with razor-thin sides that make it perfect for wall mounting”.

Inferior Stand

One Samsung UN46B7000 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN46B7000 did not have a good stand. Eight years ago expert website Pcmag.com said “At just 1.2 inches thick (without stand), this sexy sidelit LED-based LCD HDTV is designed to impress—but it comes at a steep price” in their review yet they still rated the product 70 out of 100.


Price

Reasonably Priced

A few customers thought this TV was good value for money. Cnet.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN46B7000 on expert review site CNET.com eight years ago “The company is the only one thus far to announce a full lineup of, which cost a mint y” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Expert website Asiaone.com said in their Samsung UN46B7000 review “If only the price was just as sweet” .


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some Samsung UN46B7000 reviewers said in their reviews that the Samsung UN46B7000 was thin. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com said in their review seven years ago “If you want a very thin TV and are willing to settle for mid range display settings this TV may be for you” . Wired.com wrote in their review “Impossibly thin, well put together”. Techradar.com mentioned in their review on expert website Techradar “The UE40B7000 is one of the thinnest HDTVs Ive ever clapped eyes on”.

Some people who bought this TV concluded that it was a good depth. Expert review site Tomsguide.com wrote “This gives us a good evaluation of brightness, depth of blacks” in their review. Eight years ago expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN46B7000 “Now, however, companies are reducing the depth of their TVs”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was a good body shape.

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Very Thin

The UN46B7000 has one of the thinner depths (only 29.9 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The depths of similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40B8000 (29.9mm).

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

One Samsung UN46B7000 owner said that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. Expert website Theregister.co.uk mentioned “This TV has a lot going for it, from great looks before you even plug it in through to sharp, pleasing HD images and decent Freeview fidelity” in their review of the Samsung UN46B7000.

Poor Connectivity

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was not able to connect to the internet. Theregister.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN46B7000 “The addition of limited Internet access, t” but even so they gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UN46B7000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who reviewed the product agreed that it had good colour saturation. Eight years ago Businessweek.com mentioned “Ultrathin frame, deep blacks, rich colors, energy-efficient lighting technology The Bad” and rated it 70 out of 100. Also eight years ago expert review site Theregister.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Flatscreen TVs with LED backlighting offer more vivid colours, darker blacks” and scored it 4 stars.

One Samsung UN46B7000 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality. Eight years ago expert review site Soundandvision.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Good blacks and shadow detail, Excellent resolution, Natural color, QC issues in our early samples It was CES, January 2009”.

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Good High Def TV

Several customers considered that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Eisa.eu wrote on expert review site EISA.eu seven years ago “Samsung’s UE40B7000 (black version UE40B7020) is leading the charge for fully-featured TVs that deliver stunning HD pictures while respecting the enviro”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the UN46B7000 is not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the UN46B7000 has a relatively average high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are looking for a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the UE50F6400 (120Hz), or the UE48H6400 (400Hz) both from Samsung.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.

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46 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 46 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 46" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Sony KDL-46HX853.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the UN48H5500 (47.6" and higher rated), or the UE48H6700 (48" and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since August 2013.


Audio

Inferior Sound Quality

One person who purchased it considered that it did not have good sound quality.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UN46B7000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV is 4W and the highest is 1,000W. At 20 Watts, the UN46B7000 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UN46B7000 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UN48H5500.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UN46B7000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN46B7000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The UN46B7000 supports swivelling, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The UN46B7000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UN46B7000 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also support 24p.

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Has a Game Mode

The UN46B7000 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UN46B7000 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UN46B7000 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UN46B7000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UN46B7000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN46B7000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 8808993211784, ue46b7000wwxxc, ue46b7000ita, 02599488
Barcodes 08808993211784, 08808993270804, 08808993492558

Samsung UN46B7000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UN46B7000 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.

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