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Samsung UN40M5300AF

Samsung UN40M5300AF
93
Reviews
87 Reviews
68
Features
Good Features
73
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
85
Age
16 Months Old
67
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
Reviews indicate that this television has outstanding picture quality and sound quality, and it's very easy to setup. It's a top-rated and relatively new Full HD 40" television, with ok running costs and a good spec.
Full HD 40" No 72.6mm Nov 2017
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Samsung UN40M5300AF Price History

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With outstanding reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung UN40M5300AF number 8 in 40 inch TVs and number 11 across all TVs.

75

75
Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
69
Features
73
Popularity
0
Value for Money
86
Age
67
Running Costs

75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

owners report that it has excellent user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this television to others.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.
This TV has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,200+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
Ultra clean view
Full HD picture quality
PurColour
Micro dimming pro
Smart hub
Connect

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

94
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.6 stars (87 reviews)

70%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
61 Reviews
4 Stars
20 Reviews
3 Stars
2 Reviews
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1 Review
1 Star
3 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN40M5300AF?

Picture Quality
30
4
Sound Quality
10
1
Price
19
0
Ease of Use
15
1
Smart Features
1
1
Size and Weight
6
1
Remote Control
2
0
Features
1
0
Design
5
1
Gaming
1
0
High Definition Quality
1
0
Wall Mounting
1
0
Support
2
0
Connectivity
1
0
Robustness
1
0
Most Owners Thought it Had a Good Price
  • Really good price for the size and functionality of this TV...
    ColCus - Bestbuy.com 13 Dec 2017
  • ... right size for me. Clear viewing, colors are clear and bright, good price for this 40 in samsung...
    Diane - Bestbuy.com 17 Nov 2017
  • I Love it and have a good deal on the price for a smart Tv...
    TjitraDowell - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • Good value smaller TV for the price-nice picture and good quality...
    Aceystay - Bestbuy.com 27 Nov 2017
  • One Person Thought it Was Reliable
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    Six People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Six people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF was a brilliant size.

  • ... Christmas for his room. He loves it. The picture is great. It's very crisp. Perfect size...
    Mcwilly74 - Bestbuy.com 26 Dec 2017
  • Reliable tv. Perfect size for my kids room. Samsung is amazing!
    Kabi - Bestbuy.com 12 Jan 2018
  • Love the picture, easy to install, great price just the right size...
    Sunshine - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2017
  • Love my TV, it's a 40 in, it's just the right size for me. Clear viewing, colors are clear and bright, good price for this 40 in samsung...
    Diane - Bestbuy.com 17 Nov 2017
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought the Samsung UN40M5300AF Had a Good Design

    Four people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF was very good-looking.

  • ... Samsung 40" TV is Amazing . Best Quality and Features for the Price. Beautiful Picture...
    Thompy - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
  • Easy to set up and beautiful picture and sound.love it...
    Sillysjgirl - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • I bought this yesterday and love it! Beautiful picture and easy to set up...
    7777777 - Bestbuy.com 7 Dec 2017
  • Visually great, but sound is mediocre. This seems par for the course with most flat screen tvs. We have a larger Samsung with same issue. Both high quality ...
    Buyer - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF was really easy to setup.

  • Easy to set-up, great natural looking color even when using indoor antenna...
    MeMe - Bestbuy.com 15 Dec 2017
  • The product was easy to set up and is providing very good quality...
    Noel - Bestbuy.com 6 Jan 2018
  • Picture is great and it all that we expected. TV was super easy to set up...
    Valorie - Bestbuy.com 8 Dec 2017
  • Easy to set up and beautiful picture and sound.love it...
    Sillysjgirl - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • One Owner Thought This TV Had Well Executed Technical Features
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    One Person Thought This TV Was Good in Terms of Connectivity
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    Two People Thought the Samsung UN40M5300AF Had Good Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF had good technical guidance.

  • Could stand to have a little better instructions for attaching the stand...
    Donnakay - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
  • My daughter was able to set up the tv quickly without reading the instructions. Tv is great pic is clear luv it...
    Tmnycats - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Produced a High Quality Image

    Over 20 people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF had brilliant picture quality.

  • Very pleased with my purchase of this TV it has an excellent picture, great sound, and set up was a breeze...
    Bill - Bestbuy.com 4 Jan 2018
  • It was easy to setup. It has excellent picture quality and the sound is pretty solid for built in speakers. I would definitely buy another one...
    Borty - Bestbuy.com 5 Jan 2018
  • Love picture quality. Set up was extremely easy. Just what we needed for extra bedroom...
    LGS1069 - Bestbuy.com 4 Nov 2017
  • Great TV for the price.. excellent picture quality and very easy to work...
    Skins - Bestbuy.com 17 Oct 2017
  • More Than 10 People Thought This TV Produced High Quality Sound

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF had superb sound quality.

  • All around good choice...size of screen and sound good...
    Buckeye - Bestbuy.com 1 Nov 2017
  • Works well,sounds good. was easy to figure out how to use.iam satisfied with it...
    Spike - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2017
  • Great TV, good clear picture, easy to set up, attractive when not in use, good sound. All in all a great value...
    Beartraprr - Bestbuy.com 2 Dec 2017
  • Sa.sung hS the best tv. Easy to setup and the tv speakers are the best I have ever herd on a tv!
    Bacard100 - Bestbuy.com 9 Jan 2018
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Smart Features
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    Some Owners Thought This TV Had a Useful Remote Control

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF had a good remote control.

  • ... yet, has been tickled pink since he received his HD! Easy setup...easy use of remote...and overall a VERY COOL deal from Best Buy...as always!!
    Chipita - Bestbuy.com 18 Dec 2017
  • ... the outputs you need and be done with it. Also, why have a lighted remote if it isn't bright enough to see? If you pay under 250 like I did then it's worth ...
    Edmund - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Apr 2018
  • One Person Thought it Was Ideal for Wall Mounting
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    Some People Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN40M5300AF was good at displaying high definition TV.

  • ... new 55" QLED Samsung a few weeks ago for myself & now it was time to hand some cool HD vision to my Bro, who needed an update after a (cool then..) 27" ...
    Chipita - Bestbuy.com 18 Dec 2017
  • Full HD TV smart television at a great price. Door buster price was a no brainer purchase...
    Wilspaz - Bestbuy.com 23 Dec 2017
  • One Person Thought it Was Good for Gaming
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    How Good Are Samsung TVs?

    69
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Supports Wi-Fi
    Energy Star certified
    Features Digital Clean View functionality
    Features local dimming
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Has a game mode
    Has an ethernet port
    Supports screen mirroring
    Full HD
    Average thickness
    Smaller than average display diagonal
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Slower than average motion interpolation frequency

    What the Reviews Say

    Six people thought it was good in terms of size
    8 out of 10 people thought the Samsung UN40M5300AF had a good design
    9 out of 10 customers thought it was easy to use
    Two people thought the Samsung UN40M5300AF had good technical guidance
    9 out of 10 customers thought it produced a high quality image
    More than 10 people thought this TV produced high quality sound
    Some owners thought this TV had a useful remote control
    Some people thought it was good at displaying high definition TV
    Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

    The UN40M5300AF's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 30% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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    Full HD

    The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. 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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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The UN40M5300AF does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Average Thickness
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    The thickness of the UN40M5300AF of 72.6mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Samsung UN40M5300AF supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UN40M5300AF is Energy Star certified. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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    Features Digital Clean View Functionality

    The Samsung UN40M5300AF features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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    Slower Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

    The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 350Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UN40M5300AF of only 60Hz is slower than 95% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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    Features Local Dimming

    The UN40M5300AF features local dimming. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct

    The UN40M5300AF supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Has a Game Mode

    The Samsung UN40M5300AF has a game mode. 68% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The UN40M5300AF has an ethernet port, as do 63% of TVs.

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The Samsung UN40M5300AF supports screen mirroring. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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    73
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UN40M5300AF has been listed on Kagoo since November 2017 and is currently ranked number 11 out of 1,166 TVs.
    0
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UN40M5300AF (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Most owners thought it had a good price
    86
    Age

    Samsung UN40M5300AF Release Date

    November 2017

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    How Fast Do Samsung TV Prices Drop After Release?

    New Samsung TVs drop in price by an average of 5% in the first 6 months after they wer first released.

    That means that on a typical Samsung TV costing $1,240 you could save on average $60 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Samsung UN40M5300AF Running Costs

    Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UN40M5300AF will cost £160 over 5 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,200+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $133
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    Total running cost over 5 years
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    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    19
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    4.6 Stars

    70%

    70%

    70% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Gaming
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    Samsung UN40M5300AF Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
    Display Technology
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Screen Mirroring
    Smart TV
    Design
    On/off Switch
    LED Indicators
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    TV Tuner
    Auto Channel Search
    Tuner Type
    Digital Signal Format System
    Performance
    Game Mode
    Instant On
    Local Dimming
    Digital Clean View Functionality
    Subtitles
    ConnectShare (HDD)
    ConnectShare (USB)
    Processor Cores
    Picture Processing Technology
    PurColor
    Packaging Content
    Handheld Remote Control
    Batteries Included
    Remote Control Type
    Cables Included
    Manual
    E-Manual
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Web Browser
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    DVI Port
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    HDMI Quick Switch
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un40m5300afxza

    Barcodes

     00887276222332,  00887276222387

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