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

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the glare and price are generally positive. The design and image quality are also mentioned favorably. The durability and connectivity get less positive reviews.

usability, image quality, design, price, glare

sound, size, remote control, connectivity, durability

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 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung LE-A856 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 52") from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability. The price is also appreciated.

image quality, price, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung LE46A856 review

 

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

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

The overall quality is good. Good picture & sound quality. Sleek modern style.

Channel information missing when selecting programs.

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: christopher (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

picture quality is fantastic. Unit is slim and light,

sound quality isnt good but I think anyone buying this type of tv will be using a surround sound system

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

Ultra slim, great connectivity and the best picture

Sound is poor and needs a good quality surround system

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Kannan (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

design, ease of use

didnt come with mounting brackets or leads

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

Good design, good picture quality,

Quite slow while changing channels, sound quality,

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Keith (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

Everything I expected and more, realy glad that I went the distance for the 46 rather than the 40, I think that this model presently represents pure value for money. I was realy surprised with the quality of the on board FreeView.

The sound quality is a tad lacking but I had expected this from previously read reviews, and have found the audio out through my home stero amp a bit hard to achive as I dont have a digital optical input on my amp, I find it hard to understand why...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Emma (reevoo.com)

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

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: L (reevoo.com)

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...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: myles (reevoo.com)

Samsung LE46A856

 

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

sound very weak

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SRS Tru Surround XT / SRS Trusurround / SRS TruSurround XT
Auto volume leveler:No / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
FM radio: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):70000:1
Display brightness:500
Display Diagonal:46 / 52
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD / HD
Response Time:4
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:4.61
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input voltage:220
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (max):310
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):310 / 390

Ergonomics

Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N / Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):No / Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Number of OSD languages:22
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Remote Control Type:TM98C + Pebble (TM94) / TM98C + TM94
Sleep Timer: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Brightness:500
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:10.4 x 32.7 x 12.4 / 4.69 x 29.3 x 11.1
Display:LCD
HDMI: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):48.1 x 14.3 x 34.3 / 54.4 x 16.5 x 38
Package weight:69.4 / 87.1
Power Requirements:220V
Speakers:2
Stand-by LED: Yes

Other features

Weight (without stand):0.945

Packaging Data

Package weight:69.4 / 87.1

Performance

Card reader integrated: No
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Game mode: Yes
Optical disc player:N
Optical disc player type:Not included
Teletext function: Yes
Teletext level:2.5

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:3 / 4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input voltage:220
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):310 / 390

Technical Details

RF input:1
Woofer: No

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Supported TV bands:DTV
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.75 / 1.89 / 27.2
Depth (with stand):11.1 / 12.4 / 29.4
Dimensions (WxDxH):0.0481 x 34.3 x 14.3 / 15 x 38 x 16.5
Height:1.89 / 27.2 / 30.7
Height (with stand):11.1 / 29.3 / 32.8
Weight:45.2 / 46.1 / 59.1
Weight with stand:54 / 55.1 / 68.8
Width:0.0441 / 44.1 / 49.7
Width (with stand):44.1 / 49.7