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Samsung UN46ES6500
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Samsung UN46ES6500

46" 480Hz May 2012
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 22,708 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other brands.

Nice Design

A few Samsung UN46ES6500 owners who reviewed the Samsung UN46ES6500 reckoned that it was a good design. Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned four years ago “Attractive design” in their review of the Samsung UN46ES6500. Digitaltrends.com also wrote “The Samsung E 6500 is a decent performer with excellent design and a good mix of features”. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com wrote “Slick design/interface aside, it’s proven to be a slightly modified version of”.

Good Size

A few Samsung UN46ES6500 reviewers who reviewed this TV thought it was a good weight. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review “Shadow detail is very good, lending weight and texture to images”. One Samsung UN46ES6500 owner concluded that it was thin. Goodhousekeeping.com rated it 70 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Attractive, slim cabinet”.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UN46ES6500 owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Colors are fairly accurate and vibrant” and gave the Samsung UN46ES6500 a score of 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

A few people said in their reviews that this TV had good features. Digitaltrends.com said in their review of this TV “Samsung says that sets offer identical features (save weight” and scored it 70 out of 100. Expert website Televisioninfo.com said in their Samsung UN46ES6500 review “Most of its best features are the ones you’ll find on almost all of Samsung’s 2012 line-up”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few Samsung UN46ES6500 owners who bought it considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Good 3D performance”. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Good 2Dt 3D conversion”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UN46ES6500 thought it was wifi compatible. Digitaltrends.com said “Builtin WiFi with tons of Internet apps”.

Easy to Use

Several people said in their reviews that this TV had a good interface.

Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased this TV concluded that it was good quality. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Sharp image quality” in their review of the Samsung UN46ES6500 and gave it a score of 70 out of 100.

Robust

One Samsung UN46ES6500 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it was well made. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance” in their review of the Samsung UN46ES6500.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer who purchased the product wrote that it had good apps. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Generous selection of web apps”.

3D Compatible

The UN46ES6500 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this age and type are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN46ES6500 supports smart TV features, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UN46ES6500 which do not have a WiFi connection, the Samsung UN46ES6500 has a WiFi connection.

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Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 480 hertz, the Samsung UN46ES6500 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN46ES6500. Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UN46ES6500 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UN46ES6500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the televisions of this spec and age. Most of the TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UN46ES6500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 30.47 millimeters, the UN46ES6500 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN46ES6500. The thicknesses of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this TV is 67% based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digitaltrends.com and goodhousekeeping.com.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the UN46ES6500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN46ES6500 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UN46ES6500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 13.2 kilograms, the Samsung UN46ES6500 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Across all the comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN46ES6500

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 have been on the market for more than two years. 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

This mid-size TV has been on the market for over four years.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

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Samsung offers a Smart TV option to fit nearly any size and price range. The UN55ES6500F we looked at is Samsung's mid-range option. (The latest edition to their high-end line: the very cool... Read more…

Well laid out "app hub" home screen
Sharp image quality
Good 3D performance
Attractive design
Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance
Action scenes were choppy
Apps take a long time to load
Poor screen uniformity
Some motion artifacts
Subpar 3D performance
25 October 2012

The Samsung ES6500 is not quite the slam-dunk of value we were hoping it might be, but it stands up very well against the similarly-sized and like-priced competition. The ES6500's most attractive...

Attractive design
Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance
Builtin WiFi with tons of Internet apps
Aboveaverage sound quality
The Samsung E 6500 is a decent performer with excellent design and a good mix of features
Poor screen uniformity
Some motion artifacts
Subpar 3D performance
Black levels are not up to par with the model it replaces, and uniformity is fairly bad
20 August 2012

The Samsung UNES6500 is a well-featured midrange television with good color but otherwise ho-hum picture quality and value...

2 August 2012

The Samsung ES6580 is good TV, but most of its best features are the ones you?ll find on almost all of Samsung?s 2012 line-up. The robust Smart Platform, immersive 3D, and slick design/interface...

2 August 2012

The Samsung ES6580 is good TV, but most of its best features are the ones you'll find on almost all of Samsung's 2012 line-up. The robust Smart Platform, immersive 3D, and slick design/interface...

1 June 2012

The Samsung UN46ES6580 is far away from the success of other TVs made by the South Korean manufacturer. Even if that may be so, the name behind this device is going to mean a much better...

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Electricity cost when switched on $67.15
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $68.57
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un46es6580, un46es6500, un46es6500f, un46es6580f, samsung un46es6580, framethetv un46es6500
Barcodes 00036725237063, 00036725237605, 00610395125006, 08806071844053
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