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Samsung UE46EH5000
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Samsung UE46EH5000

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46" 94.3mm Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type Thickness Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Amongst mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago, this television is one of the most awarded.

Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ all endorse this mid-size TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both liked this Samsung TV. The writer at CNET.co.uk gave this mid-size TV an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was superb and it received a "Best Buy" award from Avforums.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this TV is 82% based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, CNET.co.uk and whathifi.com.

Good Picture Quality

Several people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE46EH5000 “Good allround picture quality”. One Samsung UE46EH5000 owner who purchased it thought it had good colour saturation. Expert website Itproportal.com wrote in their review three years ago “Punchy, with bold, natural colours and sharp detail.”.

Good Product Quality

Five Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewers who reviewed this TV thought it was good quality. Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review on expert review site CNET.co.uk “Strong sound and excellent picture quality (once you've fiddled with the picture options) make the Samsung UE32EH5000 a cracking budget TV”. Three years ago expert review site Techradar.com said “To deliver good picture quality as cheaply as humanly possible” in their review. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “Great picture quality” in their Samsung UE46EH5000 review.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Samsung has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Sound Quality

Several people who reviewed this TV wrote that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote two years ago “Easy to use”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few customers who bought this TV thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said in their review three years ago “Best TVs to buy 10 best 32-inch TVs 10 best 37-inch TVs 13 best 42-inch TVs 12 best 3D TVs The Samsung 32EH5000's main attraction isn't a complicated one”.

Good Technical Features

Three Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com mentioned “We found these two TVs to be very comparable, both offering a high-performing, basic display, stripped of advanced features like 3D images, internet connectivity” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said four years ago “The features are adequate in it” .

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE46EH5000 owner wrote that the Samsung UE46EH5000 was good at displaying high definition TV. Four years ago expert website Gadgetreview.com wrote “Marshal Rosenthal 4.0 5.0 The Samsung UN32EH5000 32-inch LED HDTV displays a bright, evenly lit”.

Robust

One Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewer said that this TV was well made.

1080p Video Mode

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

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the UE46EH5000 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE46EH5000. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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13 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of Samsung UE46EH5000 reviewers who purchased the Samsung UE46EH5000 concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Techradar.com said in their Samsung UE46EH5000 review on expert review site Techradar “From the outside the only hint that it's a cheap set comes from its startlingly chunky rear end; from the front it looks a match for many mid-range sets” but even so they gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote two years ago “Chunky chassis” in their review.

Poor Design

One Samsung UE46EH5000 owner who bought the product concluded that it was not good looking.

Very Slow Refresh Rate

Across all the TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE46EH5000 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. With a refresh rate of only 50 hertz, the UE46EH5000 has one of the slower refresh rates amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

If this television refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE48H6410 (400Hz and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE46EH5000, the Samsung UE46EH5000 does not have a WiFi connection.

Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to consider include the UE48H8000, or the UE48H6410 both from Samsung which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UE46EH5000 does not support smart TV features, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE46EH5000 also do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the UE48H8000, or the UE48H6410 both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The UE46EH5000 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE46EH5000 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the UE48H8000, or the UE48H6410 both from Samsung.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE46EH5000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the UE46EH5000 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE48H8000 which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

When compared to other televisions of this age and type that we have assessed, the motion interpolation frequency of the UE46EH5000 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and type is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE46EH5000 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE46EH5000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The UE46EH5000 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of this age and spec range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. At 91 kilowatt hours, the UE46EH5000 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE46EH5000.

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Very Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs of a similar age and type to the UE46EH5000 is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. The UE46EH5000 has one of the thickest thicknesses (94.3 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this television was released.

Specification

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HD Type
3D Compatible
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Video Mode
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Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
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DLNA Certificate
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Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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20 November 2014

The UN46EH5000 LED TV is a direct replacement of the F5000 series from last year. This is a basic unit that covers most of the big areas of import. Price/Value is the main focus of this model and... Read more…

Powerful edgelit LED lighting makes bright and colorful images that are best from front and center
1080p resolution
Priced to Move
Value
Punchy picture
Off center viewing is plagued by color and contrast degradation
60Hz refresh rate doesn't handle judder sports programing and gaming as well as a 120Hz TV
Sound quality is flat and hollow sounding, but volume isn't an issue
Black detail could be better
No smart features
12 September 2013

Chances are, this set will be used in a second room ? and second rooms are where people tend to catch up on programmes they've missed. It's not a big thing, but the inclusion of BBC iPlayer at...

22 March 2013

Strong sound and excellent picture quality (once you've fiddled with the picture options) make the Samsung UE32EH5000 a cracking budget TV. It may lack fancy extras like smart TV features and 3D...

CNET.co.uk

6 March 2013

It's hard to understand how Samsung can sell the UE32EH5000 for so little. From the outside the only hint that it's a cheap set comes from its startlingly chunky rear end; from the front it looks...

Techradar

6 March 2013

Best TVs to buy 10 best 32-inch TVs 10 best 37-inch TVs 13 best 42-inch TVs 12 best 3D TVs The Samsung 32EH5000's main attraction isn't a complicated one: it's all about the price, plain and...

Techradar.com/au/

15 February 2013

Given that you can buy it for under £300 online, the UE32EH5000?s assured picture performance comes as something of a surprise. Its images are bright and punchy, with bold, natural colours and...

24 January 2013

Avforums.com

The Samsung UE32EH5000 is hardly the most heralded of TVs from the Korean giant. It has no headline making features nor a snazzy design that will attract much attention. In fact, if Samsung made a... Read more…

19 December 2012

For the second year running, it?s only around this time in December ? when most of the TVs have been covered and the gongs awarded ? that we get around to reviewing an entry-level offering from... Read more…

19 December 2012

Marshal Rosenthal 4.0 5.0 The Samsung UN32EH5000 32-inch LED HDTV displays a bright, evenly lit and...

26 October 2012

Despite its lack of Smart TV and DLNA features, it's pretty difficult to see how you could reasonably expect the 32EH5000 to be much better than it is, for the simple reason that its picture...

Trusted Reviews

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.88
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $78.29
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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