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Samsung UN40H5203

$344.99
A classic and cheap to run 40 inch Full HD TV
40" Full HD No No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN40H5203 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN40H5203 number 8 in 40 inch TVs and number 13 across all TVs.
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$49 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
87
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has terrific user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Samsung TV has running costs of only $49 over 5 years, which are in the cheapest 15% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The UN40H5203 has some great features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a wide color enhancer
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Energy Star certified

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 $299 on eBay 19 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% 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.

How Big is the Samsung UN40H5203?

The Samsung UN40H5203 is 927.1mm wide and 93.98mm tall. It is 551.18mm thick and weighs 8.9kg.

Samsung UN40H5203 front dimensions

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Samsung UN40H5203 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $344.99 it is cheaper than 77% of televisions.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UN40H5203's display diagonal of 40" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN40H5203 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UN40H5203 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Very Thick

The Samsung UN40H5203's thickness of 94mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 3% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN40H5203 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UN40H5203 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN40H5203 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the Samsung UN40H5203 of only 10W is quite low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 16% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UN40H5203 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN40H5203 is Energy Star certified. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UN40H5203 is only $49, which makes it one of the more economic to run televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung rbun40h5203afxza, samsung un40h5203afxza, samsung un40h5203arb
Barcodes 00638499464586, 00748252537249, 00887276055886, 00887276056098, 00999990009219, 08872760558860, 748252537249R1, 887276055886R1

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN40H5203

$45 Cheaper
280Hz faster motion interpolation frequency
50% higher RMS rated power
8" smaller display diagonal
Better user reviews
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