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Samsung UN40HU6950
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Samsung UN40HU6950 Editor's Choice
40" Flat Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
Experience real world resolution with the Samsung Smart HU6950 Ultra High Definition TV. The HU6950 includes exclusive technology that delivers incredibly lifelike 4K UHD picture quality. Watch... More
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7 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This television was given an "Editor's Choice" award by who concluded that this TV was brilliant.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 6 owner reviews this Samsung TV has an overall owner rating of 80%.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all TVs produced by Samsung.


Supports Smart TV Features

The UN40HU6950 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN40HU6950.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN40HU6950, the UN40HU6950 has a WiFi connection.

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The average weight of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UN40HU6950 is 30kg, and the weights range from 2.2kg to 120kg. When compared to other TVs of a similar type and age to the UN40HU6950, the weight of the UN40HU6950 of only 8.7 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UN40HU6950 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UN40HU6950 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UN40HU6950 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UN40HU6950 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN40HU6950 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 920Hz. The UN40HU6950 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 240 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UN40HU6950.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of televisions that came out more than two years ago is 31W. With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the Samsung UN40HU6950 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN40HU6950

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Average Thickness

At 50.8 millimeters, the Samsung UN40HU6950 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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1 Award Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

15 August 2014

A champion for value The UN40HU6950 (MSRP $1,199) is one 4K TV with a bite that's bigger than its bark. For the price, you're getting next-gen resolution, great black levels, stellar color...

30 August 2014

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User Reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Jay

Horizontal lines started showing after a (1) month.Seems like/maybe common on a Samsung TVs (YouTube).This after I've waited for 3 months (out of stock since Black Friday last November.The... Read more…

Reviewed 14 February 2015 by Allan
(Verified Purchase)

After waiting for more than two months, I finally got the TV from B&H. It is great TV and the screen color is gorgeous. The issue I have is that there are several screen size to choose. I usually... Read more…

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Reviewed 3 January 2015 by BigIggy
BigIggy would recommend the Samsung UN40HU6950 (Verified Purchase)

This model fit my bedroom credenza perfectly and with rear firing speakers echoing off the wall, sounds better than most flat screens. The 6950 Series has extremely limited viewing angle so unless... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2014 by Kris Canz
Kris Canz would recommend the Samsung UN40HU6950 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this TV to hang on the wall to listen to the news or watch/listen to a show while in the kitchen. It's a very sharp looking TV with a thin bezel, and brilliant picture. It isn't however... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2014 by Reynolds
(Verified Purchase)

Can't wait for more 4K to come down the ways. Wonderful picture as it is!

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.37
Electricity cost when on standby $2.30
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.67
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN40HU6950uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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 original swat un40hu6950, original swat un40hu6950f
Barcodes 00712951448007, 00887276036175, 08872760361750