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Samsung LE40A656

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Editorial reviews:
4.2 / 56 ratings
6 editorial reviews
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Pros

  • the analogue and digital searches are done together and are quite quick
  • automatic contrast system was remarkably subtle
  • well-balanced and fairly direct sound
  • excellent
  • affordable TV speakers The

Cons

  • Colours in photos were a bit saturated and the image was slightly dark
  • Its TV functions and image quality are disappointing
  • The EPG was a bit slow to react
  • using HDMI required changing the display setting to Just Scan
  • the image was too dark and colours a bit faded

Key specs

  • Flat
  • 40 in
  • 1920, 1080 px
  • LCD
  • 100 Hz
  • no
  • no

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Samsung LE40A656 - Pros and Cons

Samsung LE40A656

Pros

  • the analogue and digital searches are done together and are quite quick
  • automatic contrast system was remarkably subtle
  • well-balanced and fairly direct sound
  • excellent
  • affordable TV speakers The
  • Freeview is relatively clean and well presented
  • great here-and-now features

Cons

  • Colours in photos were a bit saturated and the image was slightly dark
  • Its TV functions and image quality are disappointing
  • The EPG was a bit slow to react
  • using HDMI required changing the display setting to Just Scan
  • the image was too dark and colours a bit faded
  • Teletext it does not have the ability to force sub pages to display
  • isn’t able to play video files stored on a memory stick
  • its remote control is horrible
  • a red-tinted TV is terrifically bad in theory
  • becomes too frail to lift ridiculously b&hellip
  • the automatic contrast system is far

Samsung LE40A656 - Technical Overview

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Screen size
40 in
Best:
Vizio RS120-B3
Screen size: 120 in
Brightness
500 cd/m²
Best:
LG 42LW450U
Brightness: 4000 cd/m²
Refresh rate
100 Hz
Best:
Panasonic TC-P55VT60
Refresh rate: 3000 Hz
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Best:
Samsung UN98S9
Resolution: 7680 x 4320 px

Samsung LE40A656 Full Specifications

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Display

Flat
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40.0 in
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1920 x 1080 px
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LCD
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CCFL
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16:9
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100.0 Hz
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50,000:1
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no
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500.0 cd/m²
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8.0 ms
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yes
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no
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Audio

2-channel
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MP3
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yes
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Features

no
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yes
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Ergonomics

yes
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200x200mm
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3d technology

no
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Connectivity

yes
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3
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1.3
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yes
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1
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1
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1
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yes
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1
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yes
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yes
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no
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yes
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yes
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no
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no
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yes
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Network

no
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no
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Body without stand

25.12 in
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39.29 in
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37.48 lb
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3.28 in
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Black
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Body with stand

27.52 in
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39.29 in
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44.53 lb
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11.81 in
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Shipping box

32.2 in
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43.31 in
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56.66 lb
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14.96 in
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Power

1.0 W
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240.0 W
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no
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Image

JPEG/JPG
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  • 24p
  • 50p
  • 60p
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Video

  • 480i
  • 480p
  • 576i
  • 576p
  • 720p
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
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Tuner

  • DVB-C
  • DVB-T
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yes
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yes
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yes
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