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Samsung UN40ES6500 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D Slim LED HDTV (Black) (2012 Model)

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40-Inch
  • Smart Content with Signature Services
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Web Browser
  • Full HD 2D and 3D
  • TV with stand (Width x Height x Depth): 36.6-Inch x 24.4-Inch x 9.5-Inch, TV without stand (Width x Height x Depth): 36.6-Inch x 21.9-Inch x 1.9-Inch
  • 40-inch LED backlit display
  • Built-in WiFi
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Technical Details

Size: 40-Inch
  • 3D Compatiblity
  • Built-in Subwoofer
  • Sleep Timer

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Product Details

Size: 40-Inch
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 36.6 x 24.4 inches ; 26.2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 37 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0077QTSQM
  • Item model number: UN40ES6500
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #43,472 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: February 10, 2012

Product Description

Size: 40-Inch

From the Manufacturer



[Samsung LED Comparison Chart]

Full HD 3D
Experience vivid, life-like detail and clarity in both 2D and 3D. View larger
3D Glasses
Two SSG-4100GB 3D glasses included in the box.

This Samsung Smart TV features Smart Content with Signature Services to add to the enjoyment. Apps built for TV connect you to family and friends, help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, and make learning fun for kids. A full web browser with WiFi built-in lets you search the web and access your wireless network. Use AllShare Play to view content from multiple devices on the big screen. The Clear Motion Rate of 480 renders fast motion scenes in clear detail. Also enjoy full HD 3D with two pairs of glasses included.

Never miss a moment with Samsung Smart TV. Watch your favorite movies while you browse the web or explore the Smart Hub. Find more content you love by searching for shows, movies, and videos across vudu, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and other digital content providers. Movies are handpicked for you through recommendations based on your viewing history and ratings. Access all your apps and download new ones such as Netflix, Facebook, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Twitter! Browse the web while you watch movies and TV shows, and enjoy TV while you chat with friends and family online, all on one screen.

Signature Services

Family Story

Share your most previous family moments with Family Story on your new Samsung Smart TV. Family Story provides a quick way to upload photos to a gallery, even from your mobile device. You can also chat in real time, post messages, and share important family events so everyone is kept up to date.

Fitness

Now you can maintain a healthy lifestyle with Samsung Smart TV's Fitness. Exercise at home through the video-on-demand service and manager your workout history. You can also track your progress by downloading the Exercise App onto your mobile device.

Kids Story

Kids Story combines home entertainment and education with Samsung's new Smart TV. Through this TV, we can recommend a variety of child-friendly programming so you can watch your child enjoy the pleasures of learning. The fun and exciting games will entertain your child and family for hours.

Family Story
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Fitness
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Kids Story
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 Wide Color Enhancer Plus
With Wide Color Enhancer Plus, see picture color the way the director originally intended.
AllShare Play
Samsung AllShare Play lets you and your family seamlessly share your content across DNLA-connected Samsung devices, regardless of where you are, without the need for a network, cables, or a connecting device.
ConnectShare Movie
Have movies and pictures on a USB drive? With ConnectShare Movie, easily view that content right on the TV by simply plugging the drive into the USB port and enjoy on the big screen.

What's in the Box

UN40ES6500 40-Inch 3D Slim LED HDTV, Stand, Universal Remote, Two Pairs of Active 3D Glasses, Documentation


Select Specifications

Video
Resolution: 1080p
CMR: 480
Full HD: 2D & 3D
Connections
HDMI: 3
USB: 3
Component In:
1
Composite In (AV):
1
Digital Audio Video Out:
1
Ethernet: 1
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): 1
Weight and Dimensions
VESA Size: 400x400
Dimensions (WxHxD): 36.6 x 24.4 x 9.5 Inches (36.6 x 21.9 x 1.2 Inches Without Stand)
Weight: 26.2 lbs. (23.4 lbs. Without Stand)

Samsung LED TV Comparison Chart

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Series ES9000 ES8000 ES7500 ES7100 ES6500 ES6100 EH6070 EH6030 ES6003 EH6000 EH5300 EH5003 EH5000 EH4003 EH4000
Sizes (inches) 75 46, 55, 60, 65 46, 55, 60 46, 55, 60 32, 40, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65 40, 46, 50, 55, 60 46, 55 40, 55 46, 55, 60 40, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65 32, 40, 46, 50 39 32, 37, 40, 46, 50 32 26, 32
Resolution 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 720p 720p
CMR 960 960 840 720 480 240 240 240 240 240 120 120 120 60 60
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
HD Full 2D & 3D Full 2D & 3D Full 2D & 3D Full 2D & 3D Full 2D & 3D Full 2D Full 2D & 3D Full 2D & 3D Full 2D Full 2D Full 2D Full 2D Full 2D 2D 2D
Micro Dimming Ultimate Ultimate Pro Standard
Precision Black Local Dimming
SRS HD
DNSe
Slim LED Design
ConnectShare Movie
Apps for TV
AllShare Play
Search All
WiFi Built-In
Web Browser
Smart TV
Smart Hub
Signature Services
Your Video
Skype Compatible
Dual Core Processor
Smart Interaction
Built-In Camera
Infrared Enabled
Wireless Keyboard Compatible
3D Glasses, pairs included 4 4 4 4 2 2 2
3D Blu-ray Player included
Smart Touch Remote
Remote Standard Standard Standard Standard Universal Universal Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard


Product Description

Samsung UN40ES6500 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D Slim LED HDTV.1-Year Parts and 1-Year Labor Warranty.

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491 of 519 people found the following review helpful By Some Dude on May 18, 2012
Size Name: 60-Inch Verified Purchase
This review is for the 60" model.

First Impressions
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The box is *huge*. The TV is *thin*. Not even an inch at the edge, and maybe just over in the center. The menus are pretty straightforward. (I don't care too much about the 3D or Smart features of this TV at the moment, and don't have much frame of reference for how to judge modern 3D, so I can't really review these aspects.) The screen doesn't seem too glossy, but it apparently works very well as a mirror because I can see a negative image of my kitchen when it's off.

Struggle
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One extremely annoying "feature" of these TVs that I've found out after purchase is the "CE Dimming" feature. This is not the "ECO Dimming" or anything you can control; It's hard-coded into the certain picture modes (Standard and Native, at least). This feature is something that will reduce the backlighting when there is mostly black on the screen. (For example, if there is 100% brightness white text on a pure black screen, it would actually display at a fraction of that intensity due to the backlight dimming). I've read that this is to reduce the appearance of light bleeding in from the edges, since it's edge-lit. This "feature" annoys me significantly, particularly because I am not allowed to control it. After searching around I found out this is called "CE Dimming" and you can hack it by going into the service menu (you can find the instructions online yourself), however messing with it apparently voids the warranty. The only picture mode I found that doesn't use this is "Movie" mode. But, movie mode looks terrible with its default settings.

After 3 days of struggle, experimentation, and research, I've found settings that actually give me a picture I can call "good" or better.
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138 of 147 people found the following review helpful By Brian on July 9, 2012
Size Name: 55-Inch Verified Purchase
I got this TV to upgrade from an older Samsung 46" 60htz LCD which I loved. I spent a lot of time comparing TV brands when buying that first TV and didn't have to do much shopping for this one. I knew that I loved Samsung's picture over any other TV except for some of the Sony Bravias but they're overpriced IMO. I wanted a 55" 3D with at least 120htz and this one fit the bill. I bought the last one on Amazon so I came back here for this purchase. They delivered it quickly and it was in perfect condition as expected.

I was initially aprehensive about this TV after seeing it only got 3 1/2 stars in customer reviews so I read all the reviews. I found that the people who gave the TV a negative review were all upset about the Smart TV internet features. Slow connectivity when using a browser, Netflix, Youtube, etc. I understand their reason for being upset because a TV that includes those features should function properly. Unfortunately these rely heavily on your internet connection speed which may not be fast enough to support them. Oh well, buy a faster internet plan. This TV is on the low end of the Smart TV spectrum so I wouldn't expect those features to perform as well on it considering the other 3 models above it have dual core processors built into them to handle that. Buy one of those models with the dual core if you're main reason for having a TV is to surf the internet or watch youtube. Or just use your computer for that like the rest of us. The actual "TV" is top-notch and the 3D is spectacular!

I agree with some of the reviewers that the picture needs tweaking to get it right. I was fully prepared for that because I had to tweak my last Samsung for a while before getting the picture just right but once it's set, it's awesome.
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60 of 75 people found the following review helpful By PeteReviews on April 16, 2012
Size Name: 40-Inch Verified Purchase
After purchasing a Samsung UN55D7000 about 6 months ago (2011 model) which I was very happy with, I needed a new TV for my bedroom and this model was the perfect size and it had many of the same features.

This TV is the 2012 model and is still fairly new, they are still working out the bugs with the smartTV side for the 2012 models at Samsung. I noticed that this TV does not have the HBO2GO app yet and I read how it is because it is a 2012 and the app has to be changed.

Also the Browser is not working, this could be an issue with just my tv but I tested it and it would not connect.

I compared this TV next to the D7000 and it was exactly the same but it did not have the "spotlighting" that occurs on the 2011 models. The blacks seem much blacker also.

I have not tested the 3D part, one good this is that this model comes with 2 pairs of glasses, they are the ones with batteries you have to replace and they do not recharge but I did not buy it for the 3d part.

I tested the Pandora app and it worked the same as other my other TV. The entire Samsung model line up seems to be ahead of the curve and quality seems to be great. The tv is very thin and crystal clear. The built in speakers sound good.

Pros
- Clear Picture and good colors
- Samsung smartTV - huge fan of how it works and the ease of use

Cons

- Browser is not working and some apps are not ready for the 2012 line up (yet, no worries they will get them working)
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