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Samsung DB40E
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Samsung DB40E

40" 5000:1 Flat Aug 2015
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6 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 22,325 expert and user reviews, Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung DB40E has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which do not have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the LG 42LF580[plb_2822608_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection which you might also want to consider including the 40HFL5010[pl_2940220_price], or the 32HFL5010[pl_2954275_price] both from Philips.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on televisions of this age and spec.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The Samsung DB40E has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the DB40E have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Samsung DB40E has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the DB40E. The dimmest display brightness of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the DB40E is 180 cd/m², the brightest is 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 49.9 millimeters, the Samsung DB40E has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the DB40E have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 49LF630[plb_2823138_price] (55.1mm), or the Panasonic TX-40CS520[plb_2819334_price] (47mm).

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago support smart TV features, however the Samsung DB40E does not support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the LG 42LF580[plb_2822608_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung DB40E is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the 43LF590[pl_3029842_price], or the 42LF652[pl_2835500_price] both from LG or the Sony KDL-43W805[plb_2803097_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung DB40E does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the DB40E also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the DB40E, the Samsung DB40E does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the DB40E have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung DB40E which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the televisions that are a comparable age to the DB40E the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. The Samsung DB40E has one of the highest annual energy consumptions (111 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung DB40E

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
Networking
Performance
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $49.33
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $51.67
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers home db40, home lh40, home db40e, home lh40d, home lh40db, samsung lh40, home lh40dbe, samsung db40, home lh40dbep, samsung db40e, samsung lh40d, samsung lh40db, home lh40dbepl, samsung p226673, samsung 350cdm2, home lh40dbeplg, samsung lh40dbe, home lh40dbeplgc, samsung lh40dbep, samsung p226673p, samsung 1920x1080, samsung lh40dbepl, home lh40dbeplgce, home lh40dbeplgcen, samsung lh40dbeplg, samsung lh40dbeplgc, samsung lh40dbeplgce, samsung lh40dbeplgcen
Barcodes 08806086671224

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Four HDMI Ports
Two More USB 2.0 Ports
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Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by $23.64
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$ 599.99 $545.99
Three More HDMI Ports
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20% Larger Screen Size
OLED Technology
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