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Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52"). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the glare and price. The design and image quality also get good views, whereas many are critical about the connectivity and durability.

usability, image quality, design, price, glare

sound, size, remote control, durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52") from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on People really like the usability. The price is also mentioned favorably.

image quality, price, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Samsung LE46A856 - 46'' Widescreen 1080P Full HD LCD TV - With Freeview - Rose BlackSamsung LE46A856 - 46'' Widescreen 1080P Full HD LCD TV - With Freeview - Rose Black

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (

Samsung LE46A856 review


Samsung's LE46A856 may have the largest screen here, but surprisingly it's also the thinnest.

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: Emma (

Samsung LE46A856


Pretty much everything, absolutely no complaints. Picture is awesome in HD

Just the sound could be louder, but due to how thin it is you cant really expect Top notch sound from small speaker

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: L (

Samsung LE46A856


Great image, good looking, easy to wall mount. Works well with Sky HD

Remote control large, and not intuitive. Sound quality poor, not deep or rich, despite adjusting settings. Speech gets lost in the background sound ; Cumbersome menus for adjusting things. Poor connectivity with Sony home cinema, via scart sockets or S...

May, 2009

Consumer review by: myles (

Samsung LE46A856


great looks.clear menu.loads of usefull connections.easy to angle for optimum viewing

sound very weak

May, 2009

Consumer review by: John (

Samsung LE46A856


Great TV, super slim design and easy to program - it basically does it itself. If you're into the Wii or PS3 the set is brilliant for that sort of thing - watching sport and films is an absolute joy - I don't even see the need for an LCD TV

There's quite a load hum when there's no sound and youn need to have the TV away from any windows due to the reflection apart from that the TV is superb and I've not even used the HD part yet

May, 2009

Consumer review by: Darrell (

Samsung LE46A856


Capable of some outstanding pictures from a HD source when set up correctly. There are enough tweaks to make sure everone can get a picture they are happy with. Design is very stylish and impressively thin for the size - about half as thick as the...

Picture out of the box on 'Dynamic' is poor. Sound is very thin an slightly muffled. Would hughly recommend an addition theatre sounds system

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: DB (

Samsung LE46A856


Very thin, only 4.4 cm without the stand, great picture

Remote need to be directed at a particular point at the TV

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: David (

Samsung LE46A856


Sleek Design. Multifunction capability and easy to use

Sound quality is not as good as expected

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Gary (

Samsung LE46A856


TV looks stunning. Very clear picture. Easy to set up and use. Lots of features to play about with

The Samsung user manual could be better

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Robin (

Samsung LE46A856


Stylish, easy to set up and use and we like the light up function on the control - genius idea

Far too easy to scratch even when cleaning it

Apr, 2009

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet:No / Yes
Front AV Interface: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
S-Video: Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 600 x 400


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD Ready
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Curved Design: No
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD