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Samsung 40ES6500 Series (UN40ES6500 / UE40ES6500 / UA40ES6500)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 354 reviews of Samsung 40ES6500 Series (UN40ES6500 / UE40ES6500 / UA40ES6500). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the durability, and there are some less positive comments about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 40ES6500 Series (UN40ES6500 / UE40ES6500 / UA40ES6500) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung 40ES6500 Series (UN40ES6500 / UE40ES6500 / UA40ES6500)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 user reviews of Samsung 40ES6500 Series (UN40ES6500 / UE40ES6500 / UA40ES6500) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and sound. The price and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the durability. The energy efficiency and reliability get less positive reviews.

image quality, usability, price, sound, design

reliability, energy

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN40ES6500 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D Slim LED HDTV (Black) (2012 Model)Samsung UN40ES6500 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D Slim LED HDTV (Black) (2012 Model)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Caleb Denison (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung UN40ES6500 Review

 

The Samsung ES6500 is not quite the slam-dunk of value we were hoping it might be, but it stands up very well against the similarly-sized and like-priced competition.

The Samsung ES6500 is not quite the slam-dunk of value we were hoping it might be, but it stands up very well against the similarly-sized and like-priced competition. The ES6500’s most attractive attribute when turned off is its stunning good looks....

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Samsung UN40ES6500F

 

With the Samsung ES6500F series you get spot-on colors, two sets of 3D glasses, and a nice catalog of web apps, but this slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn?t get very bright or very black.

Very accurate colors. Attractive, slim cabinet. Generous selection of web apps.

Mediocre blacks. Not very bright. Only three HDMI ports.

Conclusion The Samsung UN46ES6500F is a capable 46-inch HDTV that is tastefully designed and offers a nice feature set, including two sets of 3D glasses, lots of interactive apps, and a cloud-based family portal. Its color quality is top notch, but its...

May, 2012

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

Samsung UN40ES6500 Review – 40-inch LED LCD HDTV

 

The 40-inch model is launched Samsung by targeting the growing demand for inexpensive 2D HDTV sets. Despite of its lower price-tag, the UN40ES6500 offers a set of features to suit the entertainment needs of a modern family. Along with increase...

The feature can also be used by a viewer to download compatible apps and games from the dedicated app store. Similar to the online digital content, a user also gets the options to access his offline collection of videos, movies, music, photos and games...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: kapaluaman (buydig.com)

Excellent TV as I'd expect from Samsung.

 

Excellent TV as I'd expect from Samsung...

All the connections options I could ever need ; Best looking TV out there ; Good Remote Control ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; LED-backlit ; Reduced Glare

Difficult To Set Up

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: kapaluaman (beachcamera.com)

Excellent TV as I'd expect from Samsung.

 

Excellent TV as I'd expect from Samsung...

All the connections options I could ever need ; Best looking TV out there ; Good Remote Control ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; LED-backlit ; Reduced Glare

Difficult To Set Up

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Richfnyc (beachcamera.com)

Good for what it is.

 

This set is great for what it does however I feel very mislead that this is a 2010 model. Nothing in the description indicates this.

All the connections options I could ever need ; Easy To Set Up ; Energy Efficient ; Fast delivery ; Good Remote Control ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; LED-backlit ; Reduced Glare

I feel mislead ; This is a 2010 model

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Richfnyc (buydig.com)

Good for what it is.

 

This set is great for what it does however I feel very mislead that this is a 2010 model. Nothing in the description indicates this.

All the connections options I could ever need ; Easy To Set Up ; Energy Efficient ; Fast delivery ; Good Remote Control ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; LED-backlit ; Reduced Glare

I feel mislead ; This is a 2010 model

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Samsung UN40ES6500 40" 3D LED HDTV 1080p 120Hz Smart TV W/ 2 Pairs 3D Glasses

 

this is very nice product

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse, SRS HD TheaterSound / SRS TheaterSound HD
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

Certification:ENERGY STAR 5.3
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Active
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):7000000:1
Display Diagonal:40
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:480
Motion interpolation frequency:480
Motion interpolation technology:CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:16:9
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110 - 120
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Input frequency:60
Input Voltage:110 - 120
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):50

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Swivel angle range:-10 - 10
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Automatic shut off: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): No
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Networking

Browser supported:Y
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:2
Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:31.5

Performance

BD Wise: Yes
Card reader integrated: No
Game mode: Yes
Local dimming: No
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Teletext function: No
Wide Color Enhancer: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio input for DVI: Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): No
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110 - 120
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):50

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:skype
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.2 / 1.89
Depth (with stand):9.49 / 9.5
Height:21.9
Height (with stand):24.4
Package dimensions (WxDxH):45.4 x 5.2 x 25.4
Package weight:31.5
Weight:23.4 / 373.9
Weight with stand:26.2 / 419.8
Width:36.6
Width (with stand):36.6