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Samsung UE40NU7120 40 Inch 4K Ultra HD Certified HDR Smart TV Charcoal Black 2018 Model Energy Class A

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.6
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Picture Quality
 148
tv, sound, picture and sound, samsung, 4k
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Other then that overall good product with good picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality on the old tv is infinity better.  ...  "
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" ...  Colours are bright, picture quality is amazing and the smart TV software is just a pleasure to use.  ...  "
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" ...  A little bit dearer than the Phillips, and 3 inches smaller - however the picture quality is leagues ahead and makes this a much more satisfying purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality superb and real easy to learn how to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound picture easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is outstanding, as to be expected of a 7 Series Samsung TV.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture and sound quality of the tv is great!  ...  "
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Price
 79
tv, value for money, money, value, fantastic
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Great picture a lot of tv for the money  ...  "
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" ...  A steal at the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent tv, great value for money, would recommend .  ...  "
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" ...  This is simply a Great Value purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  It is value for your money love it .  ...  "
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" ...  A great tv for a relatively small price.  ...  "
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" ...  Best TV out there for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Real value for money, quality tv  ...  "
Sound Quality
 78
picture, tv, picture and sound, bar, soundbar
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Great sound picture easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture sound thinness  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is more than adequate and being partially deaf a(the pair of us) is really good with no Sound Box needed.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to install, has a good picture and sound, and is easy to use - what more could you need ?  ...  "
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" ...  I've had no issues with ads or bad sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and sound good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds quality is fantastic as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent picture and sound & connected to Internet offering a huge range of programmes  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 50
smart, samsung, connect, bluetooth, connected
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Very happy with this tv.  ...  "
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" ...  just connect Everything up and it virtually sets itself up.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased for work for presentations.  ...  "
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" ...  I connected my PS4 and the pic quality is outstanding.  ...  "
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" ...  Got one to replace my Sony smart TV.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to set up, very quick to connect and get going.  ...  "
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" ...  Great device from beginning to end, and the tv is pretty unbelievable  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this TV to use with my new Xbox One X.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 49
easy, easy to use, easy to install, set, setup
+100%
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" ...  Easy to put together.  ...  "
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" ...  The menu when switching on is a bit fussy but is straight forward if you are patient.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to install and looks great in the room but there are a couple of 'niggles'.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up, lots of features and I expect to be watching for a long time to come.  ...  "
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" ...  My son set it up, and he seemed to think it was very easy to do. ... The recipient was very happy with it, and seems to find it easy enough to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was relatively easy. ... User interface took a bit of playing with to work out functions  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to install, has a good picture and sound, and is easy to use - what more could you need ?  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up  ...  "
Software Platform
 44
apps, app, samsung, smart, ads
+70%
-30%
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" ...  I was able to enable uhd mode on my PS4 but it didn’t look very good. ... You can control it from an app on your phone or turn it off with a google home etc.  ...  "
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" ...  User interface took a bit of playing with to work out functions  ...  "
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" ...  Interface is a breeze to use.  ...  "
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" ...  To get the TV into game mode you have to go into settings menu rather than picture menu, not immediately obvious - but nevertheless once set up its a great picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything connected very quickly, especially using the smart things app  ...  "
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" ...  The smart TV functionality is great too, really well layed out and responsive UI. ... The TV will also act as a SmartThings hub, setting you up for home automation.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the picture quality, but there’s no now tv app access and trying to get it to communicate with my amazon echo is impossible  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use once you’ve logged into all the different apps  ...  "
Resolution
 41
tv, hd, picture, uhd, sky
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The picture is a step up from my plasma but it’s difficult to see a true improvement versus my led LG hd which is nether hdr not 4K.  ...  "
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" ...  This is replacing a 32'' Akura 1080p HD TV mainly because I wanted a TV with HDMI ARC.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded from a 50inch 4K to a 65” 4K.  ...  "
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" ...  Playstation and sky q in 4k were both excellent  ...  "
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" ...  A 4K HDR 10 TV will usually set you back a lot more than this so pick one up whilst the price is reduced.  ...  "
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" ...  Did a lot of research before buying this tv this paid off because this is a fantastic tv 4k is amazing  ...  "
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" ...  I did some weeks of research and found the Samsung 7120 to be the best 4K TV below the £500 mark.  ...  "
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" ...  All the catch up services and Netflix / Amason Video are there, as expected, but the bonus is plugging it in to the old Sky dish, this has the complete FreeSat service which is not mentioned in the advertising on both Amazon and other online retailers.  ...  "
Setup
 40
set, easy, easy to set, easy to install, tv
+93%
-8%
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" ...  It took me 10 minutes to set it up.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to set up, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent performance and just what I was looking for great value for money and so easy to setup  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was incredible easy, took all of two minutes to enter WiFi details, Netflix was already setup, just had to login and done! ... Otherwise, it was simple to install.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to set up, very quick to connect and get going.  ...  "
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" ...  Idiot proof set up instructions.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 37
tv, lines, third, sound, pixels
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Same brand of phone also enables showing Photos direct onto the tv screen which is a nice bonus.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is better than the usual flat screen audio, but you really should buy a sound bar for a much better experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes it is LED  ...  "
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" ...  I feel like standard with a little extra colour and sharpness makes everything pop really well on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  amazing really happy with this buy the screen resolution is spectacular! ... I thought it must be the screen that is damaged inside as outside looks perfectly fine - then again I have this tv on a wall mount that pulls out so I'm thinking  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic screen quality. ... However, I can ignore this stuff and the viewing experience IS fantastic for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value for money, if you're looking for a small TV screen slash extra large PC monitor on a tight budget, this works well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a great Samsung LED TV with all the things you associate with that and at a very good price.  ...  "
Apps
 29
tv, app, netflix, smart, samsung
+66%
-34%
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" ...  Really love the tv would have had 5 stars, but it won't let me sign into Samsung account to add app's after only one week.  ...  "
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" ...  The apps are great, have all the ones I use like Now TV, Netflix, Spotify etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Good app selection covering catchup tv, streaming video and audio services.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes Netflix and Youtube are built-in apps  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and sound is great but some apps don’t work properly,  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use once you’ve logged into all the different apps  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent picture quality and decent sound has most of the most popular apps aswell e.g.  ...  "
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" ...  Used only for Netflix but during setup had the same issue with others regarding adverts, it consistently pushes paid for content via a Rakuten app, which can’t be removed. ... However, in settings, you can set it to automatically start and open the last previously used app.  ...  "
Delivery
 25
quick, tv, delivered, due, arrived
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Next day delivery and up and working in just a few minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was great  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was quick too.  ...  "
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" ...  About 20 minutes from delivery to fully working.  ...  "
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" ...  It duly arrived on the 20th as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Really quick delivery, arrived sooner than expected  ...  "
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" ...  Happy with the TV and next day delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Really quick delivery  ...  "
Marketplace
 16
picture, seller, delivery, even, due
+81%
-19%
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" ...  The label on the box however, had the correct model number .  ...  "
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" ...  I will be interested to see if Amazon edit my feedback.  ...  "
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" ...  Pity, it's a lovely image.  ...  "
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" ...  The Picture is super.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as Amazon reviews were great!  ...  "
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" ...  Is like in the picture  ...  "
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" ...  You do have to tweak the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  This one was recommended in a store but £100 cheaper here so bought on Amazon.  ...  "
Remote
 14
tv, control, smart, samsung, buttons
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Remote does the job but feels a bit cheap compared to higher end models, but obviously this is to be expected at such a low price.  ...  "
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" ...  Live colours, good quality picture, remote control is not of great usability  ...  "
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" ...  LG’s remote is way better  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality pic and sound but preferred my older model with the less cluttered smart remote.  ...  "
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" ...  TIVO remote and FIRE remote both control TV without hassle.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes it comes with a remote  ...  "
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" ...  Gradually finding my way around the remote control-not difficult but new to me  ...  "
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" ...  Remote a bit small and fiddly, usability OK, sound quality OK,  ...  "
Capacity
 13
room, bedroom, perfect, living, spare
+100%
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" ...  my son is really pleased with this in his bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Main house tv  ...  "
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" ...  It was purchased for a spare room and main reason for choosing this one out of the rest was the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Used in the living room.  ...  "
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" ...  A brilliant option for a bedroom or kitchen TV for example.  ...  "
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" ...  Living room 6 metres long, perfect size and sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Not all of us have rooms capable of handling 43 inch TVs so this is a good size.  ...  "
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" ...  Feet fitted in a few minutes.  ...  "
Color
 13
colour, image, colours, standard, settings
+92%
-8%
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" ...  One reviewer said they had to fiddle about with the colour settings but after plugging it in went to picture settings and changed the default mode to dynamic and what I got was the clearest picture imaginable.  ...  "
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" ...  Good image,quality build.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel like standard with a little extra colour and sharpness makes everything pop really well on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Pity, it's a lovely image.  ...  "
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" ...  this crispness, the smoothness and the vividness of the colour makes the experience extremely immersive.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality picture after tweaking the settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Colours are vivid, screen is brightly lit.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is a revelation,no tints, just pure natural colours with excellent clarity.  ...  "
Gaming
 11
games, game mode, ps4 pro, xbox, watching
+100%
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" ...  Secondly and more annyoying for me personally or anyone who wants to play video games. ... Update for console gamers don't use Game Mode and refresh rate seems better, but it's not terrible either way.  ...  "
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" ...  If you’re looking for a tv good for gaming or watching movies, then this tv does its job perfectly! ... I have lived on a computer monitor for watching movies and gaming for 3 years, and this was an awesome addition for console gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m not a gamer but my kids run their Xbox on it and are well impressed.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a big gamer so I wanted something that is compatible to the ps4 pro and this was the perfect fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Running games in HDR on my PS4 means they look better than they already did.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my man cave and finally do my PS4 Pro justice.  ...  "
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" ...  This TV is everything you want to run your media or games in 2018 without the huge pay out.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s connected to a PS4 Pro and all games looks fantastic. ... You need to turn ‘Game Mode’ for gaming, it’s hidden away in the General Settings menu.  ...  "
Fit
 11
tv, perfectly, fit, want, unit
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Fits on the wall perfectly in the kitchen!  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to mount.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits perfectly in the unit I had.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tv fits perfectly were I want to put it  ...  "
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" ...  Not over keen on the feet, but sits firmly and safely enough.  ...  "
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" ...  It's in our living room and is the perfect size - fits right on one of the cheap IKEA coffee tables (the one that everyone has . )  ...  "
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" ...  Finally I have found the right size 40" fits where I want it and one that gives the quality I expect.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits nicely on a built-up corner unit in the lounge and the picture is great.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 10
tv, lines, broken, third, pixels
+10%
-90%
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" ...  Im not impressed I recived this item and the screen was pure white with black lines going through it  ...  "
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" ...  The tv came with a completely shattered screen. ... But as you can imagine my biggest issue was the fact that I couldn’t view anything on the tv, what with a crack covering half the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived with pixels broken throughout third of the screen. ... Requested a replacement which arrived also with pixels broken through a third of the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Only thing is I've had this item under 3 months and I've noticed that the screen like to flicker black occasionly (not all the time).  ...  "
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" ...  Worked fine for 2 weeks then all of a sudden lines appeared down the middle of the screen .  ...  "
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" ...  Lines across the screen although not smashed.  ...  "
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" ...  turned it on to set it and the screens broken!!!  ...  "
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" ...  There is an advert on the lower left hand of the screen.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 9
months, third, samsung, minutes, 3 weeks
-100%
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" ...  Samsung offered to send an engineer in 2-3 weeks, instead I have cancelled and returned the order.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought it on October so before couple of months ago and now it’s not working.  ...  "
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" ...  After months of struggling to get this tv to work I have had to ask for a refund as it will no longer connect to the internet!  ...  "
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" ...  All of a sudden it has stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  Until you do that you can't get any further and it was within minutes of being sent back as unusable.  ...  "
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" ...  This shouldn't be really happening after a few weeks .  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the sound suddenly cuts out inexplicably for anything between 10 seconds and a couple of minutes for no apparent reason.  ...  "
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" ...  mine after 3 weeks of use developed some weird artifact issue and the only way to resolve it is to restart it, i mean 3 weeks for 397 and mediocre HDR and barely any improvement over my non 4k tv is just not worth it.  ...  "
Device Stand
 9
tv, mount, wall mounted, come, bracket
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Very easy to mount.  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight and easy to attach to a wall bracket.  ...  "
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" ...  Wall mounted it looks elegant with a Victoria lounge room.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks lovely on the wall  ...  "
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" ...  Love this TV, wanted it wall mounted so bought a slimline mount an now even more impressed  ...  "
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" ...  it only just fits on my tv stand .  ...  "
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" ...  BTW If you are buying a wall bracket for a Samsung TV, you will probably find you need longer bolts than are supplied with many brackets.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 8
tv, soundbar, lack, connect, steam
+25%
-75%
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" ...  No it does not have Bluetooth ! ... I have had this set 4 months and am very happy with it, the one downside is that it does not have Bluetooth built in, which is my fault for not spotting. ... If it were possible I would give it 4.25 stars - half a star removed for the hard to comprehend lack of Bluetooth which even the cheapest of phones manage to have and the other quarter removed for the way that you cannot remove apps that you are not interested in.  ...  "
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" ...  5) Steam Link does not support bluetooth devices  ...  "
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" ...  The only negative for this TV is the lack of bluetooth present in older models, which I was hoping to use with the Steam Link app, this significantly lowers the amount of compatible controllers, will likely stick to the Link Box.  ...  "
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" ...  Although it does not accept bluetooth dongles to connect wirelless keyboards, mouse and controllers.  ...  "
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" ...  No Bluetooth or sports enhance button but apart from that very goood.  ...  "
Video Playback
 7
videos, video, youtube, turned, movie
+71%
-29%
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" ...  when casting a Youtube video to the TV).  ...  "
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" ...  netflix ,amazon video,YouTube and nowtv  ...  "
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" ...  If you’re looking for a tv good for gaming or watching movies, then this tv does its job perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  The amazon prime videos weren't playing, but we turned the TV off and back on again, and it has since worked fine with no hiccups.  ...  "
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" ...  When you watch a movie it feels like you are in it and part of it.  ...  "
Wifi
 7
tv, connect, well, samsung, network
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I bought this to replace an older and smaller Samsung smart TV which was getting unreliable in picking up the wifi network.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi connection was very simple so for a tech doughnut like myself this was a bonus!!  ...  "
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" ...  It connected to our wifi immediately, as well as netflix and amazon prime with no issues whatsoever.  ...  "
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" ...  The apps work well and iplayer and Amazon Prime off a good wireless network are great.  ...  "
Build Quality
 7
cheap, quality, purchase, legs, dropped
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Only issue I have is the legs are further apart than stated .  ...  "
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" ...  Not keen on legs  ...  "
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" ...  Also the plug didn't have a metal earth lug and looked cheap which is potentially dangerous.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor build quality, AVOID  ...  "
Product As Described
 6
product, image, happy
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Is like in the picture  ...  "
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" ...  Pity, it's a lovely image.  ...  "
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" ...  The Picture is super.  ...  "
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" ...  You do have to tweak the picture.  ...  "
Features
 6
smart, good, tv, set, easy to set
+100%
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" ...  The smart features are pretty good, but having Sky Q means we don’t use them much.  ...  "
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" ...  Have to say I disagree with the reviews that suggest everything looks best on movie mode.  ...  "
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" ...  2 TVs ordered and both don’t have the smart features.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a straightforward offer with a reasonably good set of features.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up, lots of features and I expect to be watching for a long time to come.  ...  "
Ports
 6
tv, plug, hdmi ports, splitter, sound
+100%
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" ...  Yes it has WiFi and an RJ45 Ethernet socket  ...  "
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" ...  The hub is good to have my Netflix, nowTV and amazon all in one place.  ...  "
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" ...  Had a few issues with sound and set up but changing HDMI cable seemed to do the trick.  ...  "
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" ...  This TV is super simple to set up and has plenty of HDMI ports and other connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  Need to plug into HDMI 3 port (arc) to get Dolby sound and turn it to game mode but once done you're all set.  ...  "
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" ...  Great it comes with Steam Link too so I can play pc games without connecting my pc to the TV via HDMI.  ...  "
Design
 6
design, worth the money, well worth, thin, sound
+100%
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" ...  Looks good, sounds good.  ...  "
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" ...  It is also quite thin and looks very sleek.  ...  "
Volume
 5
sound, loud, room, quality, pretty
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Living room 6 metres long, perfect size and sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is excellent - we usually watch on volume 10 so there's lots of room to go up if you prefer a louder volume.  ...  "
Returns
 5
back, sent, send, refund, return
-100%
comment
" ...  Now I have to pay to send it back and get a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Until you do that you can't get any further and it was within minutes of being sent back as unusable.  ...  "
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" ...  Have requested a return .  ...  "
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" ...  Please instruct how to proceed to get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Very disappointed and waiting for a refund.  ...  "
Controls
 4
tv, turns, stop, remote, pressing
+25%
-75%
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" ...  My only complaint is to turn it on I have to press the on button on the remote about 20 times, then the channel buttons and then the on button again before it turns on.  ...  "
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" ...  The TV does have an Off timer, which doesn't make much sense as it also turns itself off after lack of button pressing. ... It will warn you to press any button to stop the TV switching off automatically.  ...  "
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" ...  Played with settings to no avail, so pressed sound reset and this sorted the problem out, very odd.  ...  "
Overall performance
 4
fast
+100%
comment
" ...  Great TV fast and responsive great quality as always with samsung  ...  "
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" ...  Nice doing the job  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job  ...  "
Packing
 4
packed, packaging, box, quick, delivery
+100%
comment
" ...  The box and packaging are excellent so there is no chance it can be damaged in transit.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick and safe delivery, well packed.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple but good quality packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Was packed well, neatly and tightly in styrofoam inside of the box.  ...  "
Size
 4
size, right, 40, want, fits
+100%
comment
" ...  Lightweight, large and smart.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the 40 inch which is just the right size.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light to handle but still robust.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally I have found the right size 40" fits where I want it and one that gives the quality I expect.  ...  "
For Kids
 3
easy, set
+100%
comment
" ...  Number 1 son loves it  ...  "
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" ...  My son set it up, and he seemed to think it was very easy to do.  ...  "
Bass
 3
tv, sound
+100%
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" ...  Sound quality has been great for me too, not sure if the placement of the TV has affected this but mine seems particularly bass heavy at the moment which is great for music.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is surprisingly decent, a bit of bass, it did have a high pitch whine when first turned on but that went away.  ...  "
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" ...  Not much bass ( as I’ve read people mentioning it ), but well, it’s only a TV not a subwoofer!!  ...  "
Cables
 3
tv, sound, cables, wall, plug
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Had a few issues with sound and set up but changing HDMI cable seemed to do the trick.  ...  "
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" ...  Samsung have thought of a few clever designs to hide cables as well, which makes the whole package look more attractive.  ...  "
Storage
 3
one, spare, size, right, main
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It was purchased for a spare room and main reason for choosing this one out of the rest was the price.  ...  "
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" ...  It's in our living room and is the perfect size - fits right on one of the cheap IKEA coffee tables (the one that everyone has . )  ...  "

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