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Samsung UN55ES6500
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Samsung UN55ES6500

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55" 480Hz Feb 2012
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Expert Reviews Are Average

This Samsung TV has an average expert rating of 70% based on seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and lcdtvbuyingguide.com.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung large TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews.

Good Size

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was thin. Expert website Pcmag.com said four years ago “This slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn't get very bright or very black” yet they only scored the product 3 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com scored the Samsung UN55ES6500 70 out of 100 and wrote “Attractive, slim cabinet” in their review.

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good weight. Digitaltrends.com mentioned four years ago “Shadow detail is very good, lending weight and texture to images”.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN55ES6500 owners reckoned that this TV had good picture quality.

A few Samsung UN55ES6500 reviewers agreed that it had good colour saturation. Four years ago Pcmag.com wrote in their Samsung UN55ES6500 review on expert review site PC Mag “It delivers very accurate colors and a crisp, clean HD picture.”. Digitaltrends.com said “Colors are fairly accurate and vibrant”.

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Good High Def TV

A number of Samsung UN55ES6500 owners agreed that the Samsung UN55ES6500 was good at displaying high definition TV. Goodhousekeeping.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Tiene un excelente procesador de imagen y calidad LED Full HD, que es lo mejor en el mercado actual”.

Good Technical Features

Some customers who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Expert website Digitaltrends.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Samsung says that sets offer identical features (save weight”. Four years ago expert website Televisioninfo.com said “The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like Smart TV functionality, 3D”. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in their review “It's a well-priced 46-inch HDTV packed with great features”.

Nice Design

A number of people who purchased this TV considered that it was a good design. Digitaltrends.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this TV “Attractive design”. Digitaltrends.com also wrote “The Samsung E 6500 is a decent performer with excellent design and a good mix of features”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two Samsung UN55ES6500 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review “Good 3D performance” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “Good 2Dt 3D conversion”.

Good Connectivity

Two people reckoned that the Samsung UN55ES6500 was wifi compatible. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag four years ago “Built-in Wi-Fi” in their Samsung UN55ES6500 review however they scored the Samsung UN55ES6500 60 out of 100.

Good Smart TV Features

Two Samsung UN55ES6500 reviewers said that the product had good apps. Pcmag.com wrote four years ago “A nice catalog of web apps.” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES6500. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Generous selection of web apps” in their review of this TV.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “The Samsung UN46ES6500 sounds like a dream machine” .

Robust

One person said that the Samsung UN55ES6500 was well made. Digitaltrends.com wrote four years ago “Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance”.

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung UN55ES6500 owners said that it was good quality. Expert review site Reviewed.com said in their review four years ago “The picture quality was excellent on”. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in November last year “Sharp image quality” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES6500.

3D Compatible

The Samsung UN55ES6500 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN55ES6500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the UN55ES6500.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN55ES6500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a WiFi connection.

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Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

The slowest refresh rate of large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN55ES6500 is 50Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz. With a refresh rate of 480 hertz, the UN55ES6500 has one of the faster refresh rates amongst large TVs of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

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

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN55ES6500 do not have a built-in camera. The UN55ES6500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the UN55ES6500 do not feature OLED technology. The UN55ES6500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55ES6500

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this spec and age. 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 has been on the market for over four years.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 48.1 millimeters, the Samsung UN55ES6500 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN55ES6500.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Screen Format Adjustments
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TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
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Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
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Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicators
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On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
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Height (with Stand)
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Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Manual

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Expert Reviews

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Samsung offers a Smart TV option to fit nearly any size and price range. The UN55ES6500F we looked at is Samsung's mid-range option. (The latest edition to their high-end line: the very cool... Read more…

Well laid out "app hub" home screen
Sharp image quality
Good 3D performance
Attractive design
Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance
Action scenes were choppy
Apps take a long time to load
Poor screen uniformity
Some motion artifacts
Subpar 3D performance
24 October 2012

The Samsung ES6500 is not quite the slam-dunk of value we were hoping it might be, but it stands up very well against the similarly-sized and like-priced competition. The ES6500's most attractive...

Attractive design
Bright picture with solid color and blacklevel performance
Builtin WiFi with tons of Internet apps
Aboveaverage sound quality
The Samsung E 6500 is a decent performer with excellent design and a good mix of features
Poor screen uniformity
Some motion artifacts
Subpar 3D performance
Black levels are not up to par with the model it replaces, and uniformity is fairly bad
24 October 2012

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This year Samsung released in the area of 40+ LED TVs with prices ranging from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. This year the low end model is denoted at the Series 4 EH4000, and... Read more…

20 August 2012

The Samsung UNES6500 is a well-featured midrange television with good color but otherwise ho-hum picture quality and value...

The easy-to-use Samsung UN46ES6500 offers an excellent selection of streaming content for a reasonable price, but we found the TV's image quality disappointing...

These strengths and Weaknesses are based on our calibrated picture settings and most of the picture feature options being turned off. If we were to judge the TV in standard picture modes, these... Read more…

1 June 2012

All of the above made us realize that Samsung's UN46ES6500F HDTV has almost everything it needs to become a favorite among consumers who do not wish for something grand. Its looks are more than...

22 May 2012

With the Samsung ES6500F series you get spot-on colors, two sets of 3D glasses, and a nice catalog of web apps, but this slender LED-backlit HDTV doesn't get very bright or very black...

The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like Smart TV functionality, 3D, and media sharing via USB, just to name a few. Samsung deserves credit for not only implementing...

18 May 2012

The Samsung UN46ES6500 (MSRP $1,729) is loaded with great features like smart TV functionality, 3D, and media sharing via USB. Samsung deserves credit for not only implementing these features, but...

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Electricity cost when switched on $70.57
Electricity cost when on standby $0.46
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Total running cost over 5 years $71.03
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 un55es6500, un55es6580, un55es6580f, un55es6500f, samsung 1080, samsung 1080p, samsung un55es6500, samsung un55es6500f
Barcodes 00036725237070, 00036725237636, 08806071844077
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