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Samsung LE40C650 / LA40C650 / LN40C650

alaTest has collected and analyzed 457 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and value for money. The sound and usability are also appreciated. Reviews about the resolution and connectivity are different, and some have doubts about the reliability and tuner.

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tuner, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung LE40C650 / LA40C650 / LN40C650 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung LN40C650 40-Inch LCD TV

 

(Editor's note: This review of the Samsung C650 series is based on our hands-on testing and evaluation of the 46-inch LN46C650. According to the manufacturer, the image quality and features should be equivalent for each TV in this model line.)

Great Internet features, well presented ; Very good audio and video ; Low price

Some strange artifacts seen with Blu-ray content ; Traditional LCD uses more energy than LED-backlit

The Samsung C650 Series is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.

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Review: Samsung LN40C650 40-Inch LCD TV

 

The Samsung C650 Series is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.

In theory, the Samsung C650 series (an LCD TV with a 120Hz refresh rate) should not outperform sets equipped with LED backlights and faster refresh rates. But in our juried image-quality tests, the C650 series did just that, earning the highest overall...

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Samsung LN40C650 Review – 40-inch LCD HDTV

 

Samsung has always provided the other leading manufacturers of HDTV a tough competition for the best picture quality. This year too is no different and each of the entries may have a different list of features to sport, but are all visually perfect...

Even with the increase in the number of features in this set in comparison with the models of last year, the energy consumption has been significantly lowered. The Samsung LN40C650 sticks to the Energy Star 4.0 guidelines and even improves on it by an...

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Samsung LN40C650 TV

 

Maxell’s Encore EN-5 offer a rich, full sound for an affordable price, beating out nearly all of the headphones in the test. However, our testers didn’t think they were very comfortable, nor did this pair do a good job staying put during use....

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Great buy, Great quality.

 

Just got this TV last night from Sears on sale for only $549. I love it so far, have had no problems yet, and set up was a breeze. Huge improvement over my old 26" Olevia HDTV. I wish the screen had a matte finish like my Olevia did, but I can deal.

Great screen size ; Ample port selection ; Good speakers ; Amazing Picture

Stand is a bit wobbly ; Screen is glossy so picks up any smudges

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Great Picture

 

Great TV, I paid $750 at Tigerdirect.com last year. What a bargain even if Netflix does not work. I say its a BUY. Updated on Apr 13, 2011

I like the fact that you can play Netflix, Pandora etc Really great picture so clear and bright. Sound is also very good

Connecting to Netflix it keeps reloading. I put the TV in the attic for a while so Samsung had time to fix some of the connectivity issues, I just hooked it up again 4/12/2011 and will see if Netflix is working. I will hardwire the internet. I currently u

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Incredible features, picture and value!

 

Save yourself a lot of pain and suffering when looking for an Internet-ready HDTV (like I went thru) and just do it...go with the C650 and enjoy it happily ever-after!

I bought this TV in August, '10 and never cease to be amazed with it. Besides the picture, the Internet features (I'm harwired) puts it in the top tier of the LCD units in my opinion ; app

I can't understand why Samsung continues to push the C630 line in lcal and national retailers...it diminishes the Brand's image as a prestigous player in the entertainment arena

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Amazon review summary for Samsung LE40C650 / LA40C650 / LN40C650

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 user reviews of Samsung LE40C650 / LA40C650 / LN40C650 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung LN40C650 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LCD HDTV (Black) (2010 Model)Samsung LN40C650 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LCD HDTV (Black)

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Great TV

 

Bought this on cyber Monday and got a great deal with the wirless USB adaptor. Soo happy with this TV.. great picture, great apps. Can't go wrong with this.

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Great TV... Internet Connectivity not so great..

 

I bought this TV on a Black Friday deal, so I feel that I got it for a steal. One of the things that steered me to this was the fact that it was internet ready and advertised as being an internet appliance where you could connect streamable web sites...

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: Yes
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
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI: Yes
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
Front AV Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 200

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:200
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

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