That the television has become an integral part of households around the world is an ironic phenomenon. Dubbed as the ‘Idiot Box’ a few years ago, it has now evolved into a smart companion delivering news and events right into our homes. Be it the news in the morning or the soaps in the afternoon or the movies in the evening, there’s no getting away from the TV. In the recent years, Samsung as emerged as a technological giant in the field of electronics. They have fast risen to the top with some innovative products along the way.
Samsung Television is known for their high-quality displays and even supply them to other OEMs to be used in their products. The Samsung 40K5100 is a 40inch Full HD LED TV which breaks boundaries with its smooth, clean design that blends in anywhere. With its Wide Colour Enhancer (Plus) technology, it delivers ‘playful colours’ for an immersive viewing experience. The extremely thin bezels allow for wider viewing angles. The Samsung 40K5100 is available at a price of Rs. 36,299/- in online stores. Let us review this television for a closer look into its features.
The Samsung 40K5100 is a sleek40” HD LED TV which is packed into a frame that measures just 78mm deep. The display is surrounded by extremely thin bezels which make the display stand out and the colours pop. This TV does not have a mounting stand but has 4 legs which screw directly into the body, giving it a steady stance. It can be mounted on a wall or a flat surface using the VESA mounting system.
All the ports and sockets are located at the back and are concealed to give it clean lines from all the angles. The ports include 2 HDMI Inputs, 2 USB Ports, 1 Component In (Y/Pub/PR), 1 Composite In (AV), 1 Audio Out Mini Jack and 1 RF IN (Terrestrial / Cable Input). The Samsung 40K5100 weighs in at 8.2kg with the legs attached and 8.1 kg without them. With its concealed ports and clean lines, it makes for an impressive design review of this television.
The Samsung 40K5100 features a 40-inch full HD LED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which supports wide viewing angles, thanks to its extremely thin bezels. Its noise-reducing and colour-and-contrast enhancing technology refine every picture to deliver vivid details, bright colours and dynamic visuals for an immersive experience. The 60Hz refresh rate enables it to deliver blur-free fast action sequences. It also features an Image Booster Mode and an Indian Cinema Mode to output accurate colours for a full cinematic experience. At its heart is the HyperReal Picture Engine with a Picture Quality Index of 200 and a Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio.
The Samsung 40K5100 also packs in a 2 channel 20W speaker system along with the Dolby Digital Plus technology for a powerful and crystal-clear sound output. It supports ‘Connect Share’ and ‘Connect Share Transfer’ though the USB port included in the TV. It also features a Game Mode. In addition to English, it also supports Indian languages in the system for a better reachability. The included HDMI ports allow for streaming of uncompressed HD digital content for the best picture quality.
INSIDE THE BOX:
µ Samsung Series 5 40K5100 Television
µ Remote Control (With 2 AAA batteries included)
µ Mini Wall-mount Support
µ VESA Wall Mount Support
µ Mounting Legs
µ User Manual
µ Power Cable
Wide Colour Enhancer (Plus)
Dolby Digital plus Technology.
60Hz Refresh Rate.
1920 x 1080 resolution over a 40” display.
The Samsung 40K5100 sports a gorgeous display with a powerful sound supported by the latest display technologies which work together to deliver a rich audio-visual output and an immersive viewing experience. It features an exceptional build quality with a modern design. With the ports and inputs hidden under a cover, it displays clean surfaces and straight lines. With this review, we have just managed to highlight the features and technology which keep this TV set ticking. All-in-all, it gives excellent value for the buyer’s money.
Ø Performance: 4 Stars.
Ø Value for Money: 4 Stars.