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Samsung UE49NU7100 49 Inch 4K Ultra HD Certified HDR Smart TV Charcoal Black 2018 Model Energy Class A

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.4
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Picture Quality
 107
quality, sound, tv, picture and sound, samsung
+97%
-3%
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" ...  So far, this has excellent picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and Sound in 4K not bad at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The item arrived as expected , it was properly sealed , the picture quality is very good , it's worth the money , I would definitely recommend the seller.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture sound thinness  ...  "
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" ...  smashing picture quality  ...  "
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" ...  I have the 40'' version of this product and it is excellent for picture quality and even the internal speakers are decent and good enough to use on their own without having to use an external speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  It's my first 4K one and the picture quality is unbelievable!  ...  "
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" ...  Fab picture and sound.  ...  "
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Sound Quality
 59
tv, picture, quality, picture and sound, bar
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I really like various things from this tv: the sound is really good, the picture quality is spectacular and it's very compact.  ...  "
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" ...  Personally means I can’t play sound through my amplifier which I have always done as tv speakers tend to be rubbish.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I have the 40'' version of this product and it is excellent for picture quality and even the internal speakers are decent and good enough to use on their own without having to use an external speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  This TV was purchased for use in a small living room and like other Samsungs the picture quality is excellent, the sound is pretty good for small flatscreen and Samsung's Smart TV environment works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is much better than expected given how thin the body is.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is very good, sound is also very good and using the tv controller could not be easier.  ...  "
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" ...  I am also impressed with the inbuilt speakers of the TV. ... In our lounge we have a Dolby Atmos theatre which is just incredible and going from that to generic TV speakers I can say I am impressed.  ...  "
Price
 56
good, value for money, tv, money, quality
+96%
-4%
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" ...  All in all for the price is a very good for the quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Great picture a lot of tv for the money  ...  "
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" ...  For the price I didn't expect it to look so good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good smart tv for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Buy it on sale not full price!  ...  "
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" ...  This TV is certainly good value for money  ...  "
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" ...  For the money it’s brilliant  ...  "
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" ...  I am very impressed with this product especially at an affordable price point of £400.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 39
smart, samsung, connect, connected, bluetooth
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Technically, this is a great tv.  ...  "
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" ...  I am astonished by the performance of this Smart TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a srceen for the PS4, I'm very impressed with all the features of this smart TV.  ...  "
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" ...  2. the sound from the TV is fine but I have a Samsung soundbar from my previous television which I cannot get to connect to the new television which is a real disappointment as I use it when watching movies, particularly . ... if anybody knows how this might be connected .  ...  "
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" ...  No problems with this tv  ...  "
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" ...  My first smart TV.  ...  "
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" ...  This is our second Samsung smart TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with the new TV.  ...  "
Resolution
 37
tv, hd, picture, sky, netflix
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I have sky Q and the picture on the HD channels is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is really good due to 4K HDR etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent 4K tv  ...  "
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" ...  Got it to replace a tcl 4k model. ... Colours pop, images are nice and sharp even in full HD and Motion blurbis well controlled. ... Netflix and Amazon prime video work great in 4k and deliver very good quality. ... Overall this is a great entry level TV if you want to move to 4K UHD.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and Sound in 4K not bad at all.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  Love my new tv, can't wait to really see the full 4K UHD!  ...  "
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" ...  My last TV was one of the first 32" smart HD 3D, this one is 5 times faster, I had to check online how to fix the intro pop up asking for the zone, and I didn't register to Samsung account to have interactive apps, but Amazon Prime works strait.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 33
easy, easy to install, setup, use, easy to use
+100%
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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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" ...  Smart TV simple to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very easy to set up too.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and setup, although the smartphone app is awful!!  ...  "
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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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" ...  up so I don't know how easy or hard that was but it looked pretty straight forward.  ...  "
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" ...  The TV is just so easy to set up. ... Connections easy to get to.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was very easy.  ...  "
Setup
 29
set, tv, easy to set, easy, easy to install
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Easy to use and setup, although the smartphone app is awful!!  ...  "
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" ...  The initial set up is just a matter of following the prompts on screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Fortunately my son has more patience and got me in and it's now working fine - No thanks to whoever designed the setup process.  ...  "
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" ...  The TV is just so easy to set up. ... Connections easy to get to.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Amazon very kindly refunded the delivery charges.  ...  "
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" ...  Just arrived with no issue, easy setup, good wireless connection, you can chose what apps you want in the menu  ...  "
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" ...  It took me 10 minutes to set it up.  ...  "
Software Platform
 29
apps, ads, samsung, app, smart
+66%
-34%
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" ...  The apps are great, have all the ones I use like Now TV, Netflix, Spotify etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and setup, although the smartphone app is awful!! ... Oh well, the tv has many apps, most importantly: Netflix, NowTV, amazon prime, google play, YouTube, and many more!  ...  "
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" ...  The apps aren't great, the netflix one is ok, the youtube one hasn't quite got the functionality of the phone/desktop versions (not a big deal as you can cast to it from your phone), and I was really disappointed with the TED app as I love those videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Great picture , best smart hub out there, with the best selection of apps  ...  "
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" ...  Smart functionality is good with all the major apps supported.  ...  "
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" ...  Clever software and menu system.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The apps on the TV (Netflix, Amazon Prime etc) are easy to access and work very fast with the TV's wifi connection to my router.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 24
tv, samsung, third, pixels, lines
+54%
-46%
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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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" ...  The physical appearance of the TV is another plus for me, the thin bezel and the subtle Samsung logo placed centrally on the bottom makes it an enjoyable black rectangle to look at when not watching TV.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Nice looking TV with small bezel but quite deep compared to others.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  It was bought to replace my old Samsung LCD TV and the jump in quality is substantial.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Very flat, very minimal design, great screen, great sound.  ...  "
Apps
 19
tv, app, smart, netflix, ads
+58%
-42%
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" ...  UI is good, havnt managed to find many apps to connect my phone to the tv but it’s still awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Clever software and menu system.  ...  "
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" ...  Good app selection covering catchup tv, streaming video and audio services.  ...  "
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" ...  Smart functionality is good with all the major apps supported.  ...  "
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" ...  The apps aren't great, the netflix one is ok, the youtube one hasn't quite got the functionality of the phone/desktop versions (not a big deal as you can cast to it from your phone), and I was really disappointed with the TED app as I love those videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Quite easy to set up after I had spent some time asking google "how to do it" and used the relevant apps on my Samsung smart phone .  ...  "
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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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" ...  Great picture , best smart hub out there, with the best selection of apps  ...  "
Delivery
 17
tv, quick, arrived, next day delivery, delivered
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It duly arrived on the 20th as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  I had an issue with the delivery due Xmas period and the seller was extremely suportive, so I can't fault anything.  ...  "
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" ...  Timely delivery and great service from Amazon with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Happy with the TV and next day delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was amazing was expecting it to arrive on Monday and it came Saturday. ... The courier was excellent called before to check I was in.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was very quick and as you would expect came very well packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered right on time and the TV is working excellently  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks TV very good delivery vey good  ...  "
Marketplace
 12
delivery, seller, picture, due, bought
+83%
-17%
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" ...  I had an issue with the delivery due Xmas period and the seller was extremely suportive, so I can't fault anything.  ...  "
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" ...  The label on the box however, had the correct model number .  ...  "
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" ...  The Picture is super.  ...  "
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" ...  This one was recommended in a store but £100 cheaper here so bought on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Interesting approach Amazon/tvsandmore!! ... Amazon not particularly being helpful either.  ...  "
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" ...  You do have to tweak the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Pity, it's a lovely image.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as Amazon reviews were great!  ...  "
Gaming
 11
games, game mode, ps4 pro, ps4, xbox
+100%
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" ...  Gaming input is good for fast paced games and no apparent lag or blur.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything really pops out, especially when playing either the PS4 or Nintendo Switch.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  PS4 looks great too. ... Though game mode is best left off.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Color
 11
picture, image, colours, screen, quality
+91%
-9%
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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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" ...  Adjusted the contrast, colour etc to suit and a fabulous viewing experience awaits  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is a revelation,no tints, just pure natural colours with excellent clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  Colours pop, images are nice and sharp even in full HD and Motion blurbis well controlled.  ...  "
Fit
 9
tv, one, fit, want, stand
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Great tv fits perfectly were I want to put it  ...  "
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" ...  Very thin and easy to hang with bracket purhased separately.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Build Quality
 9
good, cheap, build quality, legs, dropped
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Very thin and easy to hang with bracket purhased separately.  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality was surprisingly good for the price, obviously not super high end but doesn't feel cheap or too flexible.  ...  "
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" ...  Sooooooooooooo might wanna buy some screws after/before you get this if you are interested.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 7
months, nothing, minutes, get, 3 weeks
-100%
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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.  ...  "
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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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" ...  This shouldn't be really happening after a few weeks .  ...  "
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" ...  All of a sudden it has stopped working.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  Samsung offered to send an engineer in 2-3 weeks, instead I have cancelled and returned the order.  ...  "
Remote
 7
smart, tv, samsung, hub, fiddly
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Samsung's instructions however are worse than useless, and there is a knack to opening the remote control to insert the batteries that took us an hour to master with no instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  TV remote not working sending back the TV to amazon.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 7
broken, third, pixels, lines, arrived
+14%
-86%
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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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" ...  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.  ...  "
Capacity
 6
+100%
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" ...  Highly recommend for young couples and families who have small living spaces  ...  "
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" ...  my son is really pleased with this in his bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  A perfect family TV .  ...  "
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" ...  Feet fitted in a few minutes.  ...  "
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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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" ...  and is big enough to see from across the room without taking over.  ...  "
Returns
 6
get, sent, back, minutes
-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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" ...  I don't want a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Please instruct how to proceed to get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Very disappointed and waiting for a refund.  ...  "
Wifi
 6
tv, work, network, getting, connection
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 6
tv, soundbar, connect, steam, samsung
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  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
 5
tv, turned, movie, watching, gaming
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Device Stand
 5
tv, mount, screws, mounted, vesa
+80%
-20%
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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.  ...  "
Features
 5
lots, set, easy to set
+100%
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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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" ...  Lots features havent tried yet.  ...  "
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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
 5
tv, set, plug, hdmi ports, pc
+100%
comment
" ...  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
 5
looks, worth the money, well worth, thin, good
+100%
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" ...  It is also quite thin and looks very sleek.  ...  "
Controls
 4
tv, stop, pressing, menu, sound
+50%
-50%
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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.  ...  "
Cables
 4
well, sound, cables, wall, tv
+75%
-25%
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.  ...  "
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" ...  Cable management is a bonus and works well.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
image
+100%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Size
 4
right, 40, want, one, 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, use, set, kids
+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.  ...  "
Volume
 3
room, quality, loud, stop, decent
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a decent low end with good clarity and more than decent volume levels for a small to medium room.  ...  "
Bass
 3
tv, sound
+100%
comment
" ...  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!!  ...  "

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