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Samsung UN60ES6500

60" 480Hz Nov 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and lcdtvbuyingguide.com this Samsung TV has an overall expert rating of 70%.

Good Brand

We checked 23,858 user and expert reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has good reviews. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically for its large TVs.

Good Size

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Five years ago expert website Pcmag.com said “This slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn?t get very bright or very black”. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Attractive, slim cabinet” in their review of this TV and rated the product 70 out of 100.

A number of customers considered that it was a good weight. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of the Samsung UN60ES6500 “Shadow detail is very good, lending weight and texture to images”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few customers said that it had good picture quality.

Some Samsung UN60ES6500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Five years ago Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “It delivers very accurate colors and a crisp, clean HD picture.” in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Colors are fairly accurate and vibrant” in their review of this TV.

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Good Technical Features

A few people who bought the product considered that it had good features. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Samsung says that sets offer identical features (save weight” and scored this TV 4 stars. Expert website Televisioninfo.com mentioned in their review “The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like Smart TV functionality, 3D”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their review five years ago “It's a well-priced 46-inch HDTV packed with great features”.

Good High Def TV

Some Samsung UN60ES6500 owners thought it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Nice Design

Several Samsung UN60ES6500 reviewers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was a good design. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Attractive design”. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “The Samsung E 6500 is a decent performer with excellent design and a good mix of features”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two Samsung UN60ES6500 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Good 3D performance” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Good 2Dt 3D conversion”.

Good Connectivity

Some Samsung UN60ES6500 owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UN60ES6500 was wifi compatible. Five years ago Pcmag.com said in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review on PC Mag “Built-in Wi-Fi”.

Good Smart TV

Several Samsung UN60ES6500 reviewers concluded that it had good apps. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “A nice catalog of web apps.” in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 3 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned two years ago “Generous selection of web apps” and scored the product 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

One Samsung UN60ES6500 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60ES6500 “The Samsung UN46ES6500 sounds like a dream machine”.

Reasonably Priced

One person who bought the Samsung UN60ES6500 thought it was good value for money. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “The easy-to-use Samsung UN46ES6500 offers an excellent selection of streaming content for a reasonable price.” in their Samsung UN60ES6500 review.

Robust

One Samsung UN60ES6500 owner who reviewed the Samsung UN60ES6500 considered that it was well made. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote two years ago “Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance”.

Good Product Quality

Several customers concluded that the product was good quality. Five years ago expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned “The picture quality was excellent on”. Goodhousekeeping.com said two years ago “Sharp image quality” in their review.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung UN60ES6500 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UN60ES6500.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55LW5590, the Samsung UE55H6500, or the Panasonic TX-50AS520 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The Samsung UN60ES6500 has a fairly fast high frequency rate (480 hertz) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN60ES6500. TVs that were released more than two years ago have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Samsung UE55H6670 (600Hz and higher rated), or the LG 60PB690 (600Hz and higher rated).

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Quite Thin

Large TVs that are a comparable age to the UN60ES6500 have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm. The UN60ES6500 has a fairly thin depth (only 31.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UN60ES6500.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN60ES6500 support smart TV, however the Samsung UN60ES6500 does not support smart TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the UE55D7000, the UE55H6500, or the HG55EC690 (£949.99) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN60ES6500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UN55ES8000, the UE55F8000, or the UE60F7000 all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN60ES6500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UN60ES6500 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,199.00).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN60ES6500

Running Costs Are Average

The UN60ES6500 is typical compared to the other 320 large TVs that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UN60ES6500 is £110.

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 large TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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
High Frequency Rate
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

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Samsung offers a Smart TV option to fit nearly any size and price range. The UN55ES6500F we looked at is Samsung's mid-range option. (The latest edition to their high-end line: the very cool... Read more…

Well laid out "app hub" home screen
Sharp image quality
Good 3D performance
Attractive design
Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance
Action scenes were choppy
Apps take a long time to load
Poor screen uniformity
Some motion artifacts
Subpar 3D performance
24 October 2012

The Samsung ES6500 is not quite the slam-dunk of value we were hoping it might be, but it stands up very well against the similarly-sized and like-priced competition. The ES6500's most attractive...

20 August 2012

The Samsung UNES6500 is a well-featured midrange television with good color but otherwise ho-hum picture quality and value...

The easy-to-use Samsung UN46ES6500 offers an excellent selection of streaming content for a reasonable price, but we found the TV's image quality disappointing...

These strengths and Weaknesses are based on our calibrated picture settings and most of the picture feature options being turned off. If we were to judge the TV in standard picture modes, these... Read more…

1 June 2012

All of the above made us realize that Samsung's UN46ES6500F HDTV has almost everything it needs to become a favorite among consumers who do not wish for something grand. Its looks are more than...

22 May 2012

With the Samsung ES6500F series you get spot-on colors, two sets of 3D glasses, and a nice catalog of web apps, but this slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn?t get very bright or very black...

The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like Smart TV functionality, 3D, and media sharing via USB, just to name a few. Samsung deserves credit for not only implementing...

18 May 2012

The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like smart TV functionality, 3D, and media sharing via USB. Samsung deserves credit for not only implementing these features, but...

27 August 2012

Esta televisión Samsung de 40 pulgadas es ideal para disfrutar en familia, ya que ofrece una muy buena calidad de imagen en Full HD e integra una gran variedad aplicaciones de interacción y...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £109.57
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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 un60es6500, un60es6500f, framethetv un60es6500
Barcodes 00036725237407, 00610395124986

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