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Samsung UN46F8000BF

Samsung UN46F8000BF

CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
45.9" Active May 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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29 Reasons For

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

Amongst televisions of this age and type, this television is one of the most awarded by experts in TVs.

This TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom wrote that this Samsung TV was terrific.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all endorse this mid-size TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com all said that this TV was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This mid-size TV was given a "Best Buy" award by Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com all of whom decided that this TV was a sensible purchase.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This television has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100 based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar. This means that TV experts think this mid-size TV is one of the better televisions of a comparable age and spec.

Good Picture Quality

Some Samsung UN46F8000 owners who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality. Flatpanelshd.com wrote “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Itproportal.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN46F8000 three years ago “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source”. In the same month expert website Digitalspy.co.uk wrote in their review of the Samsung UN46F8000 “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room”.

Nice Design

Several Samsung UN46F8000 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert review site Cnet.com.au said three years ago “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition” and gave the Samsung UN46F8000 a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Techdigest.tv said “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag” and gave the Samsung UN46F8000 a very good review. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Samsung has not held anything back in creating its flagship LED LCD TV this year, showering the F8000 with an utterly gorgeous design, sumptuous high-definition pictures, class-leading standard-def handling, bright” in their review.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was a good design. Smarthouse.com.au wrote “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti”. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk said “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end”. Techguide.com.au said “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func”.

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Good Size

A number of people who purchased the Samsung UN46F8000 mentioned that it was thin. Three years ago expert review site Homecinemachoice.com said “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish”. Goodgearguide.com.au rated it 5 stars and wrote on Good Gear Guide.com.au “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great” in their review of the Samsung UN46F8000. Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “Samsung’s latest Series 8 is the best LED TV we’ve tested -- the company continues to excel with its top TV, which is thin, quick, has a great picture”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said three years ago “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package” in their Samsung UN46F8000 review. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au wrote “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you”. Three years ago Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms” in their Samsung UN46F8000 review.

Good Technical Features

A number of Samsung UN46F8000 owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good features. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote two years ago “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.” and gave the Samsung UN46F8000 a score of 80 out of 100. Hometheaterreview.com wrote “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” in their review. Expert website Toptenreviews.com said “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience”.

Good High Def TV

A number of Samsung UN46F8000 reviewers thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com scored the Samsung UN46F8000 5 stars and wrote “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.” in their Samsung UN46F8000 review. Toptenreviews.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture”. Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Pocket Lint “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today”.

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers reckoned that it had a good experience. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “A friendlier user experience”.

One Samsung UN46F8000 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Three years ago Digitaltrends.com gave this TV a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this TV “Any minor quirks associated with Samsung's ultra-rich Smart TV interface should be considered a by-product of aggressive efforts at improving the Smart TV experience”.

One Samsung UN46F8000 reviewer said in their reviews that the Samsung UN46F8000 had good voice recognition. One Samsung UN46F8000 owner mentioned that the product was easy to handle.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN46F8000 owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN46F8000 had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago T3.com scored the Samsung UN46F8000 5 stars and wrote “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range” in their Samsung UN46F8000 review. Avmax.tech2.in.com said “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

Some customers said that the Samsung UN46F8000 had good sound quality. Three years ago expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.” in their review and rated it 4 stars.

Good Support

A few Samsung UN46F8000 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago expert website Technlologyx.com wrote “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple” in their review of this TV. Businessspectator.com.au said three years ago “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space”.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UN46F8000 reviewer who purchased this TV considered that it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One person thought the product was good in terms of connectivity. Techguide.com.au wrote “Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture” in their Samsung UN46F8000 review.

Robust

One Samsung UN46F8000 reviewer who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was well made.

Good Smart TV

One person said in their reviews that it had great smart functions. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” in their review of the Samsung UN46F8000 and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UN46F8000BF has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UN46F8000BF do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions with a built-in camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UN46F8000BF supports smart TV, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN46F8000BF which do not have a wi-Fi, the UN46F8000BF has a wi-Fi.

Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE32H6410[plb_2236817_price].

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The UN46F8000BF is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Samsung UN46F8000BF has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN46F8000BF. Most of the televisions of this age and type 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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Two Composite Video Ins

The Samsung UN46F8000BF is a two composite video in television. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec only have one composite video in.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the UN46F8000BF has one of the fastest motion interpolation frequencys amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UN46F8000BF the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Very High Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UN46F8000BF the subwoofer RMS powers range from 10W to 20W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 14W. When compared to other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UN46F8000BF that we have checked the subwoofer RMS power of, the Samsung UN46F8000BF's subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts is one of the highest.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Two Video Formats Supporteds

supports two video formats supporteds

The UN46F8000BF has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds ASF and AVI are also supported by this TV.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Samsung UN46F8000BF has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This Samsung television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that are a similar age to the UN46F8000BF.

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Quite Thin

The average depth of comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years is 61mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The UN46F8000BF has a quite thin depth (only 35.55 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UN46F8000BF.

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5 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few customers who purchased it concluded that it was not cheap. Expert website Cnet.com said “The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features” in their review of this TV although they still gave it a score of 4 stars. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk wrote in their Samsung UN46F8000 review “It's hugely expensive and if you mostly use your TV to watch mov” . Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It is quite expensive, though”.

One customer said that it was not good value for money. Expert website Digitalspy.co.uk wrote in their Samsung UN46F8000 review “The pricey world of LED TVs has finally caught up” yet they still gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Samsung UN46F8000BF has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the UN46F8000BF.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UN46F8000BF is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 12.8 kilograms, the Samsung UN46F8000BF is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The average weight of TVs that are a similar age to the UN46F8000BF is 10kg.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 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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Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UN46F8000BF is £109, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Samsung TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Game Mode
BD Wise
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Certification
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
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
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Manual

22 Awards

toptenreviews.com Silver Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick technlologyx.com Editor's Choice techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice muycomputer.com 5 Star pcactual.com Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended uk.hardware.info Silver hardware.info Silver Award itproportal.com Best Buy Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended itc.ua Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(77)
22 February 2014

The Samsung F8000 family has celebrated success as the best HDTV available and our investigation supports this. Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive...

Technlologyx.com

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

21 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

22 November 2013

Samsung's F8000 Series represents an evolutionary leap in the company's LCD TV offerings...

Soundandvision.com

21 November 2013

This LED TV has one of the best video displays on the market, and it includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience...

Toptenreviews.com

20 October 2013

At first, all the features and apps that the Samsung UN55F8000BF Smart TV provides might be intimidating, but the TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms. You...

16 October 2013

When it comes to televisions, LCD panels with LED lighting seems to be the choice of the masses. Offering a good balance of affordability and performance, LED lighting can be credited for making... Read more…

15 October 2013

Overclockersonline.net

I remember the first TV Samsung shipped to me for review; it was a 46? LCD that sat in my parents living room. I thought that was a big TV but as years have passed the TVs started getting bigger.... Read more…

9 October 2013

Samsung, the global electronics leader is on a serious marathon run, and somehow no other electronics manufacturer seems to catch up with them. Be it product launches and new technologies Samsung... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £108.80
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un46f8000, un46f8000b, un46f8000bf
Barcodes 00887276024844

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