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Samsung UN40ES6100
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Samsung UN40ES6100 Editor's Choice
40" 240Hz Jul 2012
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by who decided that this Samsung TV was terrific.

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung televisions and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other brands.


Several Samsung UN40ES6100 owners reckoned that the product was well made. Expert review site wrote “The Samsung UN40ES6100 is a solid performer”.

Good Size

A few customers who purchased it reckoned that it was thin.

Good Connectivity

A few customers who reviewed the Samsung UN40ES6100 agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. wrote “Samsung’s 40-inch ES6100 series is a slim, attractive TV that brings a decent amount of connectivity options and backs it up with solid core performance” in their Samsung UN40ES6100 review.

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung UN40ES6100 reviewer who reviewed the Samsung UN40ES6100 concluded that it was good for watching movies. said “That's largely due to the fact that Samsung's giving you access to its Smart Hub and plenty of streaming options for movies, TV”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN40ES6100 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN40ES6100 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a WiFi connection.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

The Samsung UN40ES6100 has one of the faster refresh rates (240 hertz) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The slowest refresh rate of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN40ES6100 is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN40ES6100 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Thin

Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UN40ES6100 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm. At only 46.9 millimeters, the UN40ES6100 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN40ES6100 are not 3D compatible. The UN40ES6100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The UN40ES6100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN40ES6100 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UN40ES6100 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN40ES6100

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 mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. 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 Samsung released the UN40ES6100.


Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Full HD Display
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Wall Mountable
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

1 Award Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

The Samsung UN40ES6100 is a solid performer, and a decent TV overall. You?re paying a few hundred dollars more than you would for a VIZIO or a Dynex TV of the same size, but that?s largely due to...

11 July 2012

If you go with this TV, you're paying a few hundred dollars more than you would for a Vizio or a Dynex TV of the same size, but that's largely due to the fact that Samsung's giving you access to...

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Electricity cost when switched on $59.15
Electricity cost when on standby $1.40
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Total running cost over 5 years $60.55
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un40es6100, un40es6100f
Barcodes 08806071850795