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Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 834 reviews of Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650). 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. Reviews about the sound and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, price, design, sound

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 user reviews of Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and price are on the whole positive. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, usability, sound, price, size

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung LE40B650T2 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Crystal LCD TV with Media 2.0 and FreeviewSamsung LE40B650T2 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Crystal LCD TV with Media 2.0 and Freeview

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 173 user reviews of Samsung 40B650 Series (LA40B650 / LE40B650/ LN40B650) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the sound and design. The price and usability also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the glare and energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, price, design, sound

energy, glare

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung LN40B650 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LCD HDTV with Red Touch of ColorSamsung LN40B650 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LCD HDTV with Red Touch of Color

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Lincoln Spector (pcworld.com)

Samsung LN40B650 Review - PCWorld

 

The Samsung LN40B650 produces great-looking on-screen images, and its Internet and home-networking capabilities will keep you entertained when there's nothing good on TV. You can find cheaper 40-inch HDTVs, but the image quality and the extras make the...

Very good picture quality

Poorly implemented picture-in-picture

The Samsung LN40B650 is an excellent all-around HDTV, thanks to its very good picture quality, Internet extras, and user-friendliness.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Alfredo Padilla (televisioninfo.com)

Samsung LN40B650 LCD HDTV Review - Intro

 

The Samsung LN40B650 sits in the middle of Samsung's lineup of LCD HDTVs. At 40-inchs it's available for a suggested retail price of $1,699.99, but can be found for a couple hundred dollars less if you shop around. The LN40B650 sports a variety of...

May, 2009

Expert review by: Lincoln Spector (macworld.com)

Review: Samsung LN40B650 HDTV

 

Thanks to its very good picture quality, Internet and home-network entertainment features, and general user-friendliness, the Samsung LN40B650 ranks as one of the best HDTV we've tested this year.

Easy to use ; Easy to use ; Very good picture quality ; Very good picture quality

Poorly implemented picture-in-picture ; Poorly implemented picture-in-picture

The digital artifacts around fast-moving objects surprised us, in part because this model did quite well on our motion benchmark tests, which stress a television’s ability to handle moving images far more than anything you're likely to see in a movie....

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: LCD TV Buying Guide (lcdtvbuyingguide.com)

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Samsung LA40B650 40inch Full HD LCD TV

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Alfredo Padilla (washingtonpost.com)

Samsung LN40B650

 

The Samsung LN40B650 is one of Samsung's newest LCD televisions, offering a variety of high-end features. The design is glossy black with reddish highlights that some will love and others will hate. The television has a full 1080p resolution with a...

The HDTV has a wide variety of connectivity options, four HDMI ports are available as well as two component video inputs and digital audio out. The television also offers two USB ports for connecting media devices and an ethernet port for accessing...

May, 2009

Expert review by: Alfredo Padilla (reviewed.com)

Samsung LN40B650

 

The Samsung LN40B650 is an impressive HDTV.

May, 2009

Expert review by: Lincoln Spector (goodgearguide.com.au)

Samsung LA40B650 HDTV

 

The Samsung LA40B650 produces great-looking on-screen images, and its home-networking capabilities will keep you entertained

Very good picture quality, easy to use

Poorly implemented picture-in-picture

The Samsung LA40B650 produces great-looking on-screen images, and its home-networking capabilities will keep you entertained when there's nothing good on TV. You can find cheaper 40in HDTVs, but the image quality and the extras make the LN40B650 worth...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Chris Jenkins (techradar.com)

Samsung LE40B650 LCD TV review

 

Are internet-enabled TVs the next big thing? We find out

Looks good ; Excellent performance ; Internet facilities

Wireless dongle costs extra ; Off-axis clarity is limited

A superb bit of TV design that makes finding something to watch a cinch

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung LE40B650 television

 

The UK's most popular brand of flat telly looks set to carry on its success if this entry-level LCD TV is anything to go by. With the LE40B650 Samsung continues to change our expectations from a LCD TV. Last year it was the "rose black" design and...

No judder or blur, huge contrast ratio, sharp HD images

Limited scope of "widgets", slow menus/remote, poor speakers, average Freeview pics

With the LE40B650 Samsung continues to change our expectations from a LCD TV. Last year it was the "rose black" design and primitive internet and streaming feature adding value. Now, with much improved picture quality added to the mix, the LE40B650...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Chris McGivern (reviewexplorer.com)

SAMSUNG LE 40B650 LCD REVIEW

 

The summer months are normally dreadful for television. The terrestrial channels seem to serve up hour after hour of unwatchable guff and even if you have a Freeview box you have to settle for the occasional half decent film that you've already seen 37...

Fantastic picture quality with rich contrast and tone in Standard or High Definition. The internet capabilities bode well for the future and the TV is a stylish example of contemporary units. Speaker quality leaves a bit to be desired and the widgets...

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:SRS TruSurround HD / SRS TruSurround HD & Dolby Digital Plus / SRS TruSurround HD, Dolby Digital Plus
Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

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

Design

Color of product:Black
Mercury content:49
On/Off switch: Yes

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):100000:1
Display Diagonal:39.9 / 40
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Ultra Contrast
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:100 / 120
Picture enhancement:Crystal FHD Engine, WCE 3
Response Time:4
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:170 / 178
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:223
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):150 / 220

Ergonomics

Placement supported:Horizontal
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Number of OSD languages:25
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Remote Control Type:TM970
Sleep Timer: Yes

Networking

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

Other Features

DVB:DVB-T / DVB-T/C
Front / Side connections:1 x HDMI, 1 x Composite, 2 x USB, 1 x CI Slot
Package dimensions (WxDxH):49.1 x 29.4 x 9.41 / 49.1 x 9.41 x 29.4
Package weight:49.6
Package weight (imperial):49.6
Power Requirements:AC220-240 V 50/60 Hz
Quantity:1
Speakers:2 / 2 x 10 W
Stand-by LED: Yes

Packaging Data

Manual: Yes
Package weight:49.6 / 50.3
User Guide on CD-ROM: Yes

Performance

Card reader integrated: No
Child lock: No
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Game mode: Yes
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): No
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:2
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: No
HDMI ports quantity:3 / 4
I/O ports:Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:223
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):150 / 220

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.07 / 3.09 / 3.11
Depth (with stand):10
Height:25.2 / 25.4 / 25.5 / 25.6
Height (with stand):27.7 / 27.8
Weight:32 / 32.6
Weight with stand:40.8 / 41.2
Width:38.9 / 39.2
Width (with stand):38.9 / 39.2