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Samsung LE S61B Series LCD TV (37", 40")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 431 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the remote control and sound are generally positive. The image quality and value for money also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability, and comments are divided on the energy efficiency.

usability, value for money, image quality, sound, remote control


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung LE S61B Series LCD TV (37", 40") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Samsung LE S61B Series LCD TV (37", 40")


alaTest has collected and analyzed 237 user reviews of Samsung LE S61B Series LCD TV (37", 40") from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

image quality, value for money, usability, sound, design

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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A nice picture and it works well


The set arrived when expected, set up was easy and it works well. What more could be said? I have not tried whatever extra features it may have since all I wanted is a good functioning and reliable unit.

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Great product


Really like this smart tv. and it works great.


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Great picture quality and easy to set up


We bought this for work to use at trade shows etc and the TV is super lightweight and easy to set-up. The picture quality is great and Samsung is a brand you can always trust.

Easy To Set Up","Energy Efficient","Good Remote Control","Great Picture Quality","Great Price","Great Sound Quality

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Good picture


This is our main living room TV. At first I thought I wasn\'t going to like Samsung. I am very picky about color reproduction and this TV does an excellent job with that. The only thing I am not thrilled about are the adjustment button on the TV...

Good Remote Control","Great Picture Quality


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Highly satisfied


Even better picture than I expected

Easy To Set Up","Energy Efficient","Good Remote Control","Great Picture Quality","Great Sound Quality","LED-backlit

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Great TV


Enjoying the smart features on this television setThis product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to set up, Great value and features for the priceAbout me... Casual viewer

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Great TV. It's my 2nd Samsung.


Great TV. Connects to the internet without a Blu-Ray player. The only issue I have is that the stand could be a little more straighter. When the stand connects, it's off center a little bit.This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to...

Perfect viewing and connects to the Internet

The stand could be better

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A lot of features for the price


I found this TV very easy to set up. The time it takes to boot up is very good. The TV has an RF output which allows you to control most of the features on your cable box with the Samsung remoteThis product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy...

Easy to set up, good price

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Great TV set! Needs better speakers


The TV is perfect for a small living room and has great picture quality but really suffers from the audio in the speakers. I had to hook up the television to a set of speakers to get the best sound.This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features,...

Great picture quality, quick setup

Sound quality, no built in keyboard in remote control

Product Specifications

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Product Line:Samsung

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Diagonal Size:40in
Diagonal Size (cm):101cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:20000:1
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:2
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
LCD Backlight Technology:Wide Color Gamut-CCFL
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / HDMI
Viewing Angle:178 degrees

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
Teletext: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes