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Samsung UN50EH5000

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Best Buy
50" 120Hz 94.5mm Aug 2012
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Samsung's EH5000 is powered by its industry-leading LED technology. Delivering brighter images, and better color all while using less power than LCD displays. Samsung's EH5000 delivers a premium... More
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Review, Samsung UN50EH5000 50-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV
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14 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Experts rave about this TV and have given it five awards.

The reviewers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ all decided that concluded that they would recommend this large TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites endorsed this Samsung TV. This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk and it received a "Best Buy" award from Avforums.com who decided it was was a sensible purchase.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, CNET.co.uk and whathifi.com this TV has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 12 owner reviews this TV has an average owner rating of 86%.

Good Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it had good picture quality. One customer who bought it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Three years ago Itproportal.com scored it 4 stars and said “Punchy, with bold, natural colours and sharp detail.” in their Samsung UN50EH5000 review.

Good Product Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN50EH5000 was good quality. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Strong sound and excellent picture quality (once you've fiddled with the picture options) make the Samsung UE32EH5000 a cracking budget TV” in their review of the Samsung UN50EH5000. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote “Great picture quality” in their Samsung UN50EH5000 review and scored the product 78 out of 100. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com also mentioned “Good allround picture quality”.

Good Brand

We checked 22,708 expert and user reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

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Good Sound Quality

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

Some Samsung UN50EH5000 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote in their Samsung UN50EH5000 review “Easy to use” .

Good 3D Picture Quality

Three Samsung UN50EH5000 reviewers considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Best TVs to buy 10 best 32-inch TVs 10 best 37-inch TVs 13 best 42-inch TVs 12 best 3D TVs The Samsung 32EH5000's main attraction isn't a complicated one” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

Several customers concluded that it had good features. Expert website Televisioninfo.com wrote “We found these two TVs to be very comparable, both offering a high-performing, basic display, stripped of advanced features like 3D images, internet connectivity” in their review. Expert website Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review “The features are adequate in it” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

One person reckoned that the Samsung UN50EH5000 was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Gadgetreview.com said in their review of this TV four years ago “Marshal Rosenthal 4.0 5.0 The Samsung UN32EH5000 32-inch LED HDTV displays a bright, evenly lit”.

Robust

One customer mentioned that it was well made.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age.

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Light

At only 15.7 kilograms, the UN50EH5000 is fairly light compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the large TVs that are a similar age to the UN50EH5000 the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. Two years ago Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote “Chunky chassis” in their review however they gave this TV a rating of 78 out of 100.

Poor Design

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was not good looking.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Samsung UN50EH5000 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN50EH5000 which have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UN50EH5000 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN50EH5000 do support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UN50EH5000 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN50EH5000.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN50EH5000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UN50EH5000 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN50EH5000 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs that are a similar age to the UN50EH5000 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UN50EH5000 which has two HDMI ports.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN50EH5000 is 460Hz. The UN50EH5000 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 120 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The UN50EH5000 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Thick

Comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN50EH5000 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. With a thickness of 94.5 millimeters, the Samsung UN50EH5000 has a very thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN50EH5000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it. 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 television was released over four years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 120 hertz, the UN50EH5000 has a pretty standard refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN50EH5000.

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Specification

Display
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3D
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
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HD-Ready
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Smart TV
Internet TV
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Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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PC in (D-Sub)
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Wi-Fi
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Game Mode
Wide Color Enhancer
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Picture Processing Technology
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Wall Mountable
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5 Awards

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(18)
20 November 2014

The UN46EH5000 LED TV is a direct replacement of the F5000 series from last year. This is a basic unit that covers most of the big areas of import. Price/Value is the main focus of this model and... Read more…

Powerful edgelit LED lighting makes bright and colorful images that are best from front and center
1080p resolution
Priced to Move
Value
Punchy picture
Off center viewing is plagued by color and contrast degradation
60Hz refresh rate doesn't handle judder sports programing and gaming as well as a 120Hz TV
Sound quality is flat and hollow sounding, but volume isn't an issue
Black detail could be better
No smart features
12 September 2013

Chances are, this set will be used in a second room ? and second rooms are where people tend to catch up on programmes they've missed. It's not a big thing, but the inclusion of BBC iPlayer at...

22 March 2013

Strong sound and excellent picture quality (once you've fiddled with the picture options) make the Samsung UE32EH5000 a cracking budget TV. It may lack fancy extras like smart TV features and 3D...

CNET.co.uk

6 March 2013

It's hard to understand how Samsung can sell the UE32EH5000 for so little. From the outside the only hint that it's a cheap set comes from its startlingly chunky rear end; from the front it looks...

Techradar

6 March 2013

Best TVs to buy 10 best 32-inch TVs 10 best 37-inch TVs 13 best 42-inch TVs 12 best 3D TVs The Samsung 32EH5000's main attraction isn't a complicated one: it's all about the price, plain and...

Techradar.com/au/

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 by Brendy
Brendy would recommend the Samsung UN46EH5000 (Verified Purchase)

I went in to purchase a smaller tv but this was such a great deal for the price. Got home and the picture was perfect...

Reviewed 16 May 2015 by Holzy
Holzy would recommend the Samsung UN46EH5000 (Verified Purchase)

I am very satisfied with the picture, sound and ease of use...

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by Stony
Stony would recommend the Samsung UN46EH5000 (Verified Purchase)

Good TV, picture is good, I have had good luck with Samsung products...

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Eric W.
(Verified Purchase)

Attempted to get the drivers from their website in order to fix what appears to be software related only to find they aren't available, after submitting a support ticket I'm told to get an RMA and... Read more…

Powerful when working
Nice fast processor (havent tried ocing it
Good amount of RAM (mmm DD 4
970M plays most of your AAA games at mid-high and ultra on some of the less needy
Screen looks super nice (IPS
Came with issues
Customer service is a joke
Big well kinda obvious. but its pretty thick so if you're looking for one to lug around everywhere, might need a big backpack and the power brick is huge haha but hey it needs that much power
No free game at the time of purchase (bought it when it came out). : (
Bloatware
Reviewed 1 November 2015 by TATYANA B.
(Verified Purchase)

- Removed the cd/dvd and moved the 1TB with an hdd caddy on its place. - Put an SSD on the main HDD bay, cloned the OS and it's blazing fast - Boots up in seconds! - Some reviewers say the screen... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $80.31
Electricity cost when on standby $1.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $81.70
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers RBUN50EH5000, samsung un50j5000, samsung un50eh5000, samsung un50j5000a, samsung un50j5000af, samsung un50eh5000f, samsung un50eh5000fx, samsung rbun50eh5000, samsung un50j5000afx, samsung un50j5000afxz, samsung un50eh5000fxz, samsung un50j5000afxza, samsung un50eh5000fxza
Barcodes 00036725237919, 00794504003451, 00887276069203, 794504003451R1
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