On average Samsung mid-size TVs have excellent reviews as do all televisions built by Samsung.
Only Released Five Months Ago
This mid-size TV was released just five months ago.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of only 48 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UN40K5100 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other latest televisions. Across all the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UN40K5100 the annual energy consumptions range from 37kWh to 200kWh.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The UN40K5100 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other recently released comparable spec televisions which have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
The UN40K5100 is not Smart TV, unlike most of the other latest mid-size TVs which are Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung UN40K5100 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other recently released TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months, the Samsung UN40K5100 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UN40K5100 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest mid-size TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The UN40K5100 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other new mid-size TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN40K5100
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many latest mid-size TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
At 76.2 millimeters, the UN40K5100 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
1920 x 1080
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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