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Samsung UE40B6000
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Samsung UE40B6000

DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended
40" 100Hz 29.9mm Aug 2013
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The NEW SPECIES SAMSUNG LED TV Series 6 is Ultra Slim at just 29.9mm. Experience the beauty of Crystal TV design. The Full HD 1080p 6000 LED TV has superior picture quality with Smart LED Lighting... More
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Review: Samsung UE40B6000 LED LCD TV
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12 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this mid-size TV. The editor of DigitalReviews.net thought that this television was superb and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the expert at Ld2.ciol.com conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, techtree.com and ld2.ciol.com the average expert rating of this TV is 84%. This puts this television in the top 19% of all the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 22,325 user and expert reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Good Size

Several people agreed that it was thin. Overclockersonline.net mentioned “Samsung enters the LED TV with the Series 6 and it's the thinnest they have, measuring a mere 29.9mm! Thin is one key feature going for the UN46B6000” in their Samsung UE40B6000 review. Expert website Hdtvorg.co.uk said “With no requirement for the traditional bulky fluorescent tube found on the majority of LCD TVs, Samsungs Edge based implementation of LED backlighting comes with an ultra slim profile”. Hdtvorg.co.uk also wrote “By nature of these slim profiles alone, Samsungs edge based LED”.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE40B6000 reviewers said in their reviews that the Samsung UE40B6000 had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few people who purchased the Samsung UE40B6000 agreed that it was good quality. Cnet.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote on CNET.com “Although it delivers fine picture quality, except for a few flaws” in their review of the Samsung UE40B6000. Hdtvsolutions.com said “A power conscious TV with superior image quality” .

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Seven years ago Cnet.com gave it a rating of 79 out of 100 and said “The ultrathin Samsung UNB6000 series will appeal mainly to style seekers who dont mind spending more money” in their review of this TV.

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE40B6000 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40B6000 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UE40B6000 which has four HDMI ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE40B6000 is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. At 20 Watts, the UE40B6000 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40B6000.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs of this type and age.

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Very Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs of a similar age and type to the UE40B6000 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. The Samsung UE40B6000 has a fairly thin thickness (only 29.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The UE40B6000 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the UE40H6700, or the UE46F7000 both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40B6000, the UE40B6000 does not support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at include the LG 47LM960, or the Samsung UE40H6700 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UE40B6000 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40B6000 are also not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE32H6470, or the Panasonic TX-L42FT60 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the UE40B6000 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 both from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the Samsung UE40B6000 does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most televisions that have been around for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung UE40B6000 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Heavy

The average weight of televisions of this type and age is 10kg. At 14.7 kilograms, the UE40B6000 is quite heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40B6000.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40B6000

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market for over three years.

Average Refresh Rate

At 100 hertz, the Samsung UE40B6000 has a fairly typical refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might be worth looking at include the UE46F6400 (120Hz), or the UE40C8000 (200Hz) both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-42W705 (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
OSD Language
Performance
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

2 Awards

DigitalReviews.net Editor's Choice ld2.ciol.com Recommended

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17 August 2009

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40b6000, ue40b6000v, ue40b6000a, ue40b6000vw, ue40b6000vwxxn, ue40b6000vwxzg, samsung ue40b6000, samsung ue40b6000v, samsung ue40b6000vw, ue40b6000vwxxnbreed, samsung ue40b6000vwx, samsung ue40b6000vwxx, samsung ue40b6000vwxxu
Barcodes 05053354913668, 08808993212583, 08808993270750, 08808993305834, 08808993492350
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