Samsung H7000 (UE40H7000) Full HD LED TV Review

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    1. hodg100

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      Is the picture quality much better or any better than last years F7000, work colleague is impressed with my 46f7000 and they can still be had for £899, where as the 46h7000 is £1199 which is a fair chunk of change more?
       
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      Good review, just dont agree with the rating regardind picture quality, the F8500 that is a much superior tv in terms of picture quality got the same rating in this regard.
       
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      Samsung have always had nice GUIs, but that current version of the EPG is beautiful with its clean clear lines and text and blue-grey colour scheme. Also the new smart zapper is very nice
       
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      I saw the 60" yesterday. The picture was so stunning that I'm intending to buy one in a few weeks time when I return from holiday.
       
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      Sounds like a nice Tv but no mention of the media playing abilities eg from usb,network etc.
      Also, typo, "the format might be waining" waning?
      At £1000 or thereabouts not in my price range.
       
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      Thanks for spotting the typo, that's been fixed. Most of the 2014 TVs have similar specs in terms of their media capabilities, so covered that separately in the dedicated Smart TV review.
       
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      i have been using samsung tvs for some time.....before i used sony.....some how i think samsung products are prone to glitiches more than other makes.....i am thinking of trying panasonic....
       
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      hi i need a bit of advice, i currently have a panasonic 37dt30b, i'm considering one of the following

      1.SONY BRAVIA KDL40W905A
      2.SAMSUNG UE40H7000

      i don't know what to do, is it worth purchasing one of the above tv's instead of keeping my current tv
       
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      Thanks for the great review. As you know Philips started to release 1080p 2014 led competiters to Samsung's H7000. Could you please make a review of Philips PFS7109 (1080p 2 ambilight model)? It will be really helpful to decide on which one to choose, as they are on similar price levels.
       
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      No playing mkv with external subs(srt) from nas server
       
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      I would love to know if the larger 55 has the same screen uniformity as this one. I have been looking for a new TV for ages but nothing hits all the right buttons but this could be it. I will await the next few months of early adopters posts eagerly :)
       
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      well the f7500 had a glossy screen and h7000 is reviewed on multiple websites as glossy screen .. but when i went to buy one i found the screen to be semi glossy .. and when i ask reviewers they say that semi glossy will reduce reflections but in fact only high samsung models are glossy .. and actually i love the glossy screen much more than matte or semi glossy and i think samsung is not stupid to supply its top models with glossy screens .. so if anyone remember b6000 was glossy .. later models series 6 is not glossy anymore .. later on series 7 and 8 and 9 are glossy such as f7500 .. now series seven is not glossy ?!!!!!!!!! only series 8 and 9 .. so what is going on samsung ?!!!! so what does samsung hold for us in the future ?!!!!
       
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      I've got the 55" H7500. Generally speaking uniformity is indeed very good, there's no banding or DSE that I could spot. However, there is a white color temp variation across the panel - the upper left part of the screen is 'warmer' than the rest of the panel, while the right side is 'colder'. This can be noticed in B&W movies and gray test patterns. For example, check the gray pattern photo from rtings.com's review, used for DSE evaluation:

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      I believe more TV reviews should focus on deltaE deviation across the panel. For me, uniformity is a top priority - I had to sell my Samsung plasma because of a red tint across the bottom and right parts of the screen. And now my LED set has this (to a much lesser degree, however which is ironic if you think about it!).
       
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      Unfortunately even the LG oled's suffer with this slightly... I'm extremely fussy about the quality but maybe your being a tiny bit ott as how many people would ever notice that? Especially in real world content.

      I honestly do see your point but there is only a very, very small percentage of people who would ever need that info... Anyway, they hardly ever mention dse so how can you expect them mention that lol
       
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      i bought a 55f7500 .. much better picture quality than 2014 h7000 series and better blacks .. no banding or clouding or dead pixels noticed .. only minimal flash lighting at 4 corners which is not distracting at all at backlight 20 and only apparent in completely dark rooms .. so i have abundance to lower backlight and activate cinema black ..i am happy with the purchase that i am watching all of my movie library once more
       
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      Thinking about picking the 55" version of this up but have heard bad things about it's motion resolution? How the picture quality degrades badly on panning shots or moving camera shots? Is there any truth to this?
       
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      I don't believe it's any worse than any LCD at 300 with no motion settings... if you use the motion settings then you'll reach 1080, I find the 120hz H6500 fine so with the 240hz panel in the H7000 it should be better.
       
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      Does anybody own this TV here? (The 55" variant more specifically?)
       
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      I understand that you were able to use PS4 with 40ms lag. However, what do you mean by saying "renaming the input didn't make any difference"? You renamed the input as "PC" but you were not able to use your PC in game mode and 80ms lag continued? Or you were able to use your PC in game mode with a 40ms lag?
       
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      this reveiw is also valid for the 55inch?
       
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      Hi chaps, does anyone know how to reset the TV because I have forgotten the number code to access my menu. I was being clever and locking out my kids and have gone and forgotten it!
       
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      Found it...
       
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      For those who need to reset their pin:

      Put TV into sleep; hold the mute button down for a couple of seconds; then very quickly key in 8-2-4-Power On.

      Took me a couple of goes...Pin reset to 0000
       

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