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Samsung DB40E

$634.71
A cheap to run and average value for money 40 inch Full HD TV
40" Full HD No No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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DB40E
$634.71
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DB40E
$642.49
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$657.43
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$679.99
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$681.06
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$750.00
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Samsung DB40E Review

With low running costs but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Samsung DB40E number 35 in 40 inch TVs and number 326 across all TVs.
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Good
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Good Features
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$54 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
61
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of only $54 over 5 years, which are in the cheapest 19% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $556.49 at Tech For Less 5 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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How Big is the Samsung DB40E?

The Samsung DB40E is 906.6mm wide and 524.7mm tall. It is 49.9mm thick and weighs 7.5kg.

Samsung DB40E front dimensions

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Samsung DB40E size in context

Samsung DB40E In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $634.71 it is cheaper than 50% of televisions.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Samsung DB40E of £399.98 ($399.98) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $234.73.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung DB40E of 40" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung DB40E does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung DB40E is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Samsung DB40E of 49.9mm is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 1% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung DB40E supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung DB40E is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a DVI Port

The Samsung DB40E has a DVI port, unlike 97% of televisions which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other televisions, the Samsung DB40E does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung DB40E has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of televisions which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The DB40E is one of the more economic to run televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DB40E is only $54.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung DB40E

$5 Cheaper
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys
Larger display diagonal
Heavier
$79 Cheaper
19% larger display diagonal
Thicker

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