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Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1238 reviews of Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the price and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good feedback.

image quality, usability, design, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability, whereas reviews are divided on the size.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UE40D6500 - 40" 6 Series 3D LED-backlit LCD TV - widescreen - 1080p (FullHD) - Black PearlSamsung UE40D6500 - 40" 6 Series 3D LED-backlit LCD TV - widescreen - 1080p (FullHD) - Black Pearl

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Samsung 40D6500 Series (UN40D6500 / UE40D6500) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price and sound. The design and usability also get good feedback. There are some negative comments about the reliability.

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reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN40D6500 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz 3D LED TV (Black)Samsung UN40D6500 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz 3D LED TV (Black)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: TWM's brother (beachcamera.com)

PERFECT LED TV!

 

This is an awesome TV. So glad I picked this one at an awesome price from Buydig.com! Remote has a lag but everything else is perfect.

All the connections options I could ever need ; Best looking TV out there ; Easy To Set Up ; Energy Efficient ; Great Picture Quality ; LED-backlit ; Reduced Glare

Confusing / Bad Remote Control

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: TWM's brother (buydig.com)

PERFECT LED TV!

 

This is an awesome TV. So glad I picked this one at an awesome price from Buydig.com! Remote has a lag but everything else is perfect.

All the connections options I could ever need ; Best looking TV out there ; Easy To Set Up ; Energy Efficient ; Great Picture Quality ; LED-backlit ; Reduced Glare

Confusing / Bad Remote Control

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: markchicago (abt.com)

Great Product and Great Advise from ABT

 

restrictive by 37 inch width. Biggest TV could get to fit furniture. Very happy with picture and quality of picture--HD is fantastic. See 3D as a real toy--limited use, but so far it has been real fun. The apps have limited use and does not have a...

Easy To Setup, LED-backlit, Great Picture Quality, Best looking TV out there

Does not have browser

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Tron (abt.com)

Perfect

 

Exactly what I wanted. Fits perfect, loook great, and picture quality is stunning. Bought some Samsung active 3D glasses that also work perfect. We have a Samsung 32" LCD, and this LED tv is much sharper.The netflix app works well also. Stream HD...

Great Picture Quality, Great Sound Quality, Best looking TV out there, All the connections options I could ever

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: GetSmarter (abt.com)

WHA!!!!

 

I am disappointed. Spent much time researching model and features and thought I knew what their words meant only to learn I did't. Space restrictions limited size, but I thought the model/year had what I wanted. It doesn't. Spent time guessing about...

Easy To Setup, Great Sound Quality

Noticeable glare, Source choices too fast, Remote keys misplaced, Confusing / Bad Remote Control

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: jr (abt.com)

The best available

 

At roughly 36.5 inches in overall width, this set allows for maximum size in the smallest space. Compare and you'll find it to be the "tightest" 40 inch set on the market. By the original description, I didn't realize that SKYPE requires a dedicated...

Easy To Setup, LED-backlit, Great Picture Quality

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Frank (abt.com)

Baseball Never Looked Better

 

They corrected the placement of the outlets on back, moving them away from the edge so the cables are no longer visible as on the 2010 model.

All the connections options I could ever, LED-backlit, Great Picture Quality, Easy To Setup, Best looking TV out there

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Samsung UN40D6500 40" 3D LED HDTV 1080p 120Hz

 

It's an Wonderful 3D TV .this is my 3rd LED screen over almost as many years as they have been on the market. The caveat being I have yet to connect a 3-D source or buy the glasses. So I can not review that aspect of the TV. The picture in 2-D is very...

Product Specifications

Samsung’s ultra-slim narrow slimness and 3D technology make Samsung’s LED TV Series 6500 a great choice for entertainment it skillfully combines the benefits of the latest LED technology with the craftsmanship of an artist. You’ll enjoy the wonders of a true 3D cinematic experience powered by Samsung’s 3D HyperReal™ Engine, and the 3D Converter magically transforms all of your 2D content into 3D. Complement your viewing experience with features such as Smart Hub, Social TV, Search All, and Your Video so you can get the most out of your Samsung Smart TV, keep in touch with loved ones all around the world with on screen Skype.

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:DTS 2.0 + Digital Out,Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse, SRS TheaterSound HD / SRS / SRS TheaterSound HD
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 20

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:2D/3D / 3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):5000000:1
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:40
Display Diagonal (metric):39.8 / 40
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:400 / 480
Motion interpolation frequency:400
Motion interpolation technology:CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Response Time:9
Screen shape:Flat
Supported 3D technologies:Samsung 3D HyperReal Engine
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:176
Visible diagonal screen size:40

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:87
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (average):41
Power consumption (max):130
Power consumption (PowerSave):41
Power consumption (standby):0.09
Power consumption (typical):60

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Swivel angle range:0 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N / Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):No / Yes
Number of OSD languages:29
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Game

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: No
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC / CI, Component, SCART
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:4.72
Package height:25.6
Package weight:37 / 37.5
Package width:45.6

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, ADPCM, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AAC, LPCM, MP3, QCP, RealAudio, WMA
BD Wise: Yes
Card reader integrated: No
Extended PVR: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Logical Channel Number (LCN):Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible:Y
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:3GPP, ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, H.263, H.264, M-JPEG, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4-SP, PS, RMVB, RV, TS, VOB, WMV9
Video formats supported:3GPP,ASF,AVI,DIVX,FLV,H.263,H.264,M-JPEG,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4-SP,PS,RMVB,RV,TS,VOB,WMV9

Ports & interfaces

Audio input for DVI: Yes
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: No
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI version:1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:2
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:87
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (average):41
Power consumption (max):130
Power consumption (PowerSave):41
Power consumption (standby):0.09
Power consumption (typical):60

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system: No
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.18 / 1.2
Depth (with stand):10
Height:21.6
Height (with stand):23.9
Package depth:4.72
Package dimensions (WxDxH):45.6 x 4.72 x 25.6 / 45.6 x 5.9 x 25.6
Package height:25.6
Package weight:37 / 37.5
Package width:45.6
Weight:22 / 23.6
Weight with stand:29.3 / 30.9
Width:36.7
Width (with stand):36.7