Samsung LE40A856 TV reviews and prices: 40" Full HD 1080p LCD screen

43 customer reviews

+ This television scores high on design. - It scores poorly on sound quality.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 43 reviews.
Samsung LE40A856 with 40" Full HD 1080p LCD screen, 3 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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Steve, St Mary Bourne Occasional TV watcher

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Great design and looks with a good picture quality and samsung 2+1 sound system works well with it.
Bad points:
Still need 2 remotes to manage TV sound system and Humax recorder at the same time! Would like universal remote but still struggling
Overall rating 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Feb 2009

Confirmed purchaser Film and documentary lover

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Just Satisfied
Bad points:
Could do with a panel across the bottom to hide cables
Overall rating 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser Sports and games fan

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Stunning HD picture, compotent SD, lots of inputs and settings to tweak until your hearts content.
Bad points:
Dynamic Dimming can not be turned off.
Overall rating 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Jan 2009

Mike, Ulverston Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Picture quality, ease of use, features
Bad points:
None found
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser Film and documentary lover

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
The sound and picture this TV are of high quality
Bad points:
The remote control has to be in a straight angle with the sensor in order to operate the TV
Overall rating 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser High spec fanatic

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Delivers good picture and sound
Bad points:
Expensive but then all new models are,
Overall rating 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Looks fantastic, whether turned on or not
Bad points:
Wireless network access requires USB adaptor
Overall rating 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Mar 2009

This Samsung LE40A856 is reviewed on TechRadar

This Samsung LE40A856 is reviewed on TechRadar

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Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 40
Type of screen LCD
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 100
Response time (Milliseconds) 4
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 70000
Reflection angle 178
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 15.9
Release date 2008-09-05

Also known as: Samsung LE40A856S1MX, "Samsung LE40A856, Samsung LE40A856S1M, Samsung LE40A856S1W, Samsung LE40A856S1MXXU

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Manufacturer's Description

The Slim Series 8 LCD TV offers a truly unique viewing experience. The Series 8 LCD is equipped with the latest LCD technology such as 100Hz Motion Plus, Full HD 1080p and Ultra Clear Panel.

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