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Samsung 42F5000 Series (UN42F5000 / UE42F5000 / UA42F5000)

Samsung 42F5000 Series (UN42F5000 / UE42F5000 / UA42F5000)
alaScore 94

494 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 494 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the color and size. The design and sound are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 42F5000 Series (UN42F5000 / UE42F5000 / UA42F5000) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 494 reviews)

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Samsung UE42F5000 review

 

This low-priced 42-inch TV is let down by poor performance

Freeview HD interface ; USB digital file support ; Low price

Endemic motion blur ; Poor contrast ; Soft images ; Two HDMI slots

Samsung TVs of all prices are usually very reliable, but the UE42F5000 is an exception; endemic motion blur, poor contrast and LED light leakage make this a great argument for spending more – or buying an entry-level plasma.

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Samsung UE42F5000

 

A top-notch 42-inch TV for less than £400. Bargain.

Incredible value ; Good all-round picture quality ; Impressively adaptable to different viewing environments

No online functionality ; No 3D (if you see that as a problem!) ; Rather lightweight build quality

For serious HD movie viewing you need to slash the backlight down to as low as 7 or 8 to get the best balance between black level depth and shadow detail; nudge the contrast down to around 82; and turn off all the noise reduction systems to make sure...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung 42F5000 Series (UN42F5000 / UE42F5000 / UA42F5000)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 336 user reviews of Samsung 42F5000 Series (UN42F5000 / UE42F5000 / UA42F5000) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):Unknown

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
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