Samsung LE40C580 - 40" Widescreen Full HD 1080p Allshare LCD TV with Freeview HD - £379.99 @ Amazon - HotUKDeals
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Cheapest yet!!!!! I actually ordered this tv this morning for £399.99, phoned Amazon and they credited the £20 back.




Product Features
Samsung Full HD 1080P LCD TV with Freeview HD
Connect your movies, photos and music easily to your TV via USB
Anynet+ lets you one-touch control any compatible Samsung device connected via HDMI
4 HDMI slots let you connect more devices in HD quality
Wide Colour Enhancer brings the true colour of your picture to life
Technical Details

Series: 5
Ultra Clear Panel: No
Screen Size: 40" (101cm)
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: High Contrast
Picture Engine: HyperReal Engine
Wide Colour Enhancer: Yes
100/200Hz Motion Plus: No (50Hz)
Clear Motion Rate: 50
Dolby: Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
SRS: No
Dts 2.0 + Digital Out: Yes
Sound Output (RMS): 10W x 2
Speaker Type: Down Firing
Woofer: No
Samsung 3D: No
[email protected]: No
Allshare (Powerd by DLNA): No
USB: Movie
Personal Video Recorder Ready: No
Time Shift: No
BD Wise: No
Channel List USB-Clone: Yes
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): Yes
Auto Channel Search: Yes
Auto Power Off: Yes
Auto Volume Leveler: Yes
Caption (Subtitle): Yes
Clock & On/Off timer: Yes
EPG: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Skype on Samsung TV: No
OSD language: Europe 25 Languages
Picture-in-Picture : 1 Tuner PIP
Sleep Timer: Yes
WiFi Adaptor Support: No
Still Picture: No
Digital Noise Filter: Yes
Teletext (TTXT): Yes
Wireless Remote Control: No
System DTV Reception (DVB-T/T2/C/S2): DVB-T/C
DTV Tuner Built-in: Yes
MHP/ MHEG (version): Yes
HDMI: 4
USB: 1 (Side)
Component In (Y/Pb/Pr): 1
Composite In (AV): 1 (Side)
Audio Out L-R (Mini Jack): No
Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1
DVI Audio In (Mini Jack): 1 (Common use for PC Audio In)
Ethernet (LAN): No
CI Slot: 1
Scart: 1
Headphone: No
PC Audio In (Mini Jack): 1
PC In (D-sub): 1
RF In: 1
RS232C (AV CONTROL): No
Design - Slim Type: Normal
Front Color: Rose Black
Light Effect (Deco): No
Stand Type: Square
Swivel (left/right): Yes
Eco Mark: Planet First
Eco Sensor: Yes
Power Supply: AC100 - 240V 50 / 60Hz
Power Consumption (Max.): 190W
Power Consumption (Stand-by): < 0.3W
Peak Luminance Ratio: 65%
Package Size (WxHxD): 1210 x 740 x 170mm
Set Size (WxHxD) with Stand: 970 x 653 x 240mm
Set Size (WxHxD) without Stand: 970 x 600.1 x 78.6mm
Package weight: 21.3kg
Set weight with stand: 17.4kg
Set weight without stand: 14.5kg


Product Description
Manufacturer's Description
Full HD 1080P

Anyone can say they have the clearest picture, but only Full HD 1080p has twice the detail and twice the resolution of regular HDTV. It delivers dazzlingly, rich colour and vivid details, and even corrects the errors from standard definition content. It's definitely not your father's HD.

Plug-in your USB device and watch your videos or listen to your music
Freeview HD

With the emergence of Freeview HD, Samsung now has the capability to show you these channels. You will now be able to experience a whole range of entertainment in HD with no subscription and no contract.
Connect Share Movie

There’s no excuse anymore for leaving all those great digital pictures and videos in your cameras. All you need with the Samsung HDTV is a USB connection cord. Just plug it in then instantly play. It even works for your music collection, so now anytime is showtime.
More real than reality with HyperReal Engine

Your mind won’t believe your eyes. That’s how breathtakingly stunning the picture quality you get with Samsung’s HyperReal engine is. Enabled by Super 3C Realization, the picture is as unrivalled as it is unbelievable. This way, you’re never just watching a movie, you’re living it. Every moment will ring truer, go deeper, feel stronger, look richer. Hard to believe when you’re on your couch.

The advanced features of Samsung LCD TVs produces stunning picture quality. Click here for a larger image
Wide Colour Enhancer

Capturing nature is the goal of an artist. We've achieved it as well with our Wide Colour Enhancer. Our unique 3D colour stretching technology saturates each pixel until it achieves the true colour and luminescence intended by nature. So every colour on the RGB spectrum is brought to life. It is a work of art.
This TV doesn’t settle for less than perfect

A picture that’s smooth and clear doesn’t always magically appear. That’s why many of our latest HDTVs are equipped with a digital noise filter. When you have a less-than-perfect picture in a poor reception area, this filter reduces the analog noise created during transmission, reproducing clear images, sharp details, and bringing images back to their original beauty.
Anynet+

Take the drama out of enjoying your home theatre. Anynet+ delivers one-touch control for all compatible SAMSUNG audio and video devices connected via HDMI. Now one touch is all it takes instead of a coffee table full of remotes.

Anynet+ delivers one-touch control for all compatible SAMSUNG audio and video devices connected via HDMI
4 HDMI

All it takes is one cable to connect your TV to your other audio and video sources. Our HDMI slot allows you to import all kinds of content without compression including pictures and videos from your digital camcorders and multimedia PCs. Now enjoying it all on a wide HD screen couldn't be easier.
Light controlling, energy saving

Samsung HDTVs are easy on the planet — and on your eyes. Our unique Eco Sensor measures the intensity of the room’s light and automatically calibrates the brightness of the image on the screen. In a brightly lit environment, the picture brightness grows even brighter, and in dim surroundings, brightness is reduced. So now you’re not wasting energy on a bright screen when it isn’t needed. Enjoy the best picture possible with a TV that’s aware of its surroundings.

Eco Sensor measures the intensity of the room’s light and automatically calibrates the brightness of the screen
Green works in any room

Samsung LCD TVs are easy on the planet as well as the eyes. Our 2010 Energy Star-Compliant LCD TVs use 30% less power than last year's models and are made with eco-friendly materials. So you can put your feet up and relax knowing you're leaving a smaller carbon footprint and conserving energy at the same time. Not only will the planet look better, utility bills will too.
Swivel Stand

With the innovative swivel stand you’ll never miss a frame. It delivers a great view from a wide range of angles, ensuring that virtually any seat you choose is the best in the house.
Box Contains
TV
Remote control
Batteries
Power cable
Instruction booklet
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#1
lovely tv !!!!!
#2
I'm not an expert by any means but this seems to be a very good tv for a very good price -- have some heat.
#3
Bargain! I have this TV and it is fabulous.
2 Likes #4
Review here http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/samsung-le40c580-le32c580-20100728791.htm . 'Highly Recommended'.

Superb blend of picture quality & outstanding build quality. Glass stand, glass-effect bezel, metal rear casing, transparent bezel edging, red pinstripe at the base of the bezel. It oozes quality.

Unlike many TVs, there's no panel or processor lottery with the LE40C580. It has the Valencia processor & S-PVA panel... no subscribers to the C580 thread on Avforums have reported getting anything but the S-PVA panel so far this year.
#5
Just had my £399 one delivered by best buy, will be setting up and testing tomorrow.
#6
I bought the LEC650 40 inch about a year and a half ago from amazon, great tv brilliant picture quality and great price at the time,think it is cheaper now but heat added for this one :)
#7
dooper
Review here http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/samsung-le40c580-le32c580-20100728791.htm . 'Highly Recommended'.

Superb blend of picture quality & outstanding build quality. Glass stand, glass-effect bezel, metal rear casing, transparent bezel edging, red pinstripe at the base of the bezel. It oozes quality.

Unlike many TVs, there's no panel or processor lottery with the LE40C580. It has the Valencia processor & S-PVA panel... no subscribers to the C580 thread on Avforums have reported getting anything but the S-PVA panel so far this year.


EDIT
OH DEAR! Automatically thought the posts on the review for this tv were...ahem...about this tv! Obviously not! Sorry!

Not too sure that is right? (I dunno) but look at the comments and found this

Jack Malster on 7 January 2011 1:55 pm

Hi guys,

Just recieved the LE32C580 I ordered a few days ago and it looks great.

Could someone direct me to where I can find the panel number for the tv?

I’ve looked allover and I’ve got the main sticker with the Samsung logo and the model number and also a sticker behing a vent with various numbers and letters, but none of them resemble panel numbers posted above?

Thanks for your help,
Jack

■Jack Malster on 7 January 2011 2:03 pm

Regarding the above post, I just checked another site and found I have the T315HW04 screen.

Is this a good one?

■Nielo TM on 7 January 2011 11:19 pm

@ Jack Malster: Yes, you have the AUO AMVA panel. The black level is not as deep as the S-PVA panel, but it has faster pixel response, no dragging blacks and lower input lag. All of which makes it ideal for gaming






Edited By: Meathotukdeals on Apr 14, 2011 22:17
#8
The missus bought this tv 2 months ago from amazon for £399, next cheapest elsewhere was £499. I have to say the tv is superb, would be difficult to fault for £500, but at this price its a no brainer if your after a new tv.
#9
This is super duper hot! I brought mine pre xmas for £480 and I love it!! Blu Ray, and games look amazing on it!! Friends often comment how good stuff looks on it :)
#10
Meathotukdeals
dooper
Review here http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/samsung-le40c580-le32c580-20100728791.htm . 'Highly Recommended'.

Superb blend of picture quality & outstanding build quality. Glass stand, glass-effect bezel, metal rear casing, transparent bezel edging, red pinstripe at the base of the bezel. It oozes quality.

Unlike many TVs, there's no panel or processor lottery with the LE40C580. It has the Valencia processor & S-PVA panel... no subscribers to the C580 thread on Avforums have reported getting anything but the S-PVA panel so far this year.


EDIT
OH DEAR! Automatically thought the posts on the review for this tv were...ahem...about this tv! Obviously not! Sorry!

Not too sure that is right? (I dunno) but look at the comments and found this

Jack Malster on 7 January 2011 1:55 pm

Hi guys,

Just recieved the LE32C580 I ordered a few days ago and it looks great.

Could someone direct me to where I can find the panel number for the tv?

I’ve looked allover and I’ve got the main sticker with the Samsung logo and the model number and also a sticker behing a vent with various numbers and letters, but none of them resemble panel numbers posted above?

Thanks for your help,
Jack

■Jack Malster on 7 January 2011 2:03 pm

Regarding the above post, I just checked another site and found I have the T315HW04 screen.

Is this a good one?

■Nielo TM on 7 January 2011 11:19 pm

@ Jack Malster: Yes, you have the AUO AMVA panel. The black level is not as deep as the S-PVA panel, but it has faster pixel response, no dragging blacks and lower input lag. All of which makes it ideal for gaming







Nielo's comments are correct. I have the S-PVA panel myself, black levels are amazing!
#11
I repeat... Unlike many TVs, there's no panel or processor lottery with the LE40C580. It has the Valencia processor & S-PVA panel... no subscribers to the C580 thread on Avforums have reported getting anything but the S-PVA panel so far this year.

To make this crystal clear, I am talking about the subject of this deal... the 40" LE40C580. NOT the 32" or 37" or 46" versions of the C580, which may contain A-MVA panels.
#12
Amazon service amazing too btw, I had a faulty up button on the remote, they sent an entire new unit the following day and gave me 30 days to send the other back at a time convienent for me (all paid for) :)
#13
focux007
Amazon service amazing too btw, I had a faulty up button on the remote, they sent an entire new unit the following day and gave me 30 days to send the other back at a time convienent for me (all paid for) :)


What, they sent a new tv?.
#14
This TV needs to be picked up quickly, Samsung as stopped producing this TV due to the release of the D580 series. So hurry up people. The cosmetics of this TV actually look far better than the new one.
#15
It's hard to find any negative comments on this TV especially for this price.
Freeview HD is excellent, hopefully more channels will be launched later this year.
Ordered!
#16
got these the last time it was here for 399.99.Superb TV, no regrets until today

it's less than 30 days since I bought it from amazon; any chance I get back the difference?
#17
can it connect to internet either wirelessly or by ethernet cable?
#18
Extrovert
can it connect to internet either wirelessly or by ethernet cable?


It can connect to your home network to stream video/music etc but not to the internet.
#19
hotisgood
got these the last time it was here for 399.99.Superb TV, no regrets until today

it's less than 30 days since I bought it from amazon; any chance I get back the difference?


Worth a try, they can only say no. You can even request a call back so it doesnt cost you.
#20
gavjbrown
Extrovert
can it connect to internet either wirelessly or by ethernet cable?


It can connect to your home network to stream video/music etc but not to the internet.


Thanks. I recently sold my Sony Bravia KDL-40U3000 lcd for £285, which I had for the last two years. The only reason I sold it for was I got bored of it as it didnt have freeview hd, internet usb connectivity etc. Now I am looking for an LED that has internet,usb, 3d and freeview hd but the cheapest I could find was £599 for Sony KDL NX713 and its about £100 over my bugdet.

How does this compare with Sony KDL NX713 bearing in mind the price difference. Should I get this or wait for NX713 to come down in price as I won't be buying a new tv for another good few years. Any suggestions?
#21
I might this as I can get this for £360
#22
ExplosiveSam
I might this as I can get this for £360


How?
#23
gavjbrown
ExplosiveSam
I might this as I can get this for £360

How?

Its £380 at Dixons - maybe theres a 5% off code?
#24
Agree with all the comments above. Had mine for a couple of weeks now and very impressed. Hot at this price!!!
#25
Any one know if these suffer any of the build issues or Sammy's in recent years?

Anywhere else have it with 5yr g'tee for similar money?
#26
Nice tv for the money, I'm definately tempted as I'm desperate for a new tv, got a £50 voucher for amazon and another for John Lewis so I've been waiting for JL to do the Sony 40ex403 for £399 again, the 5 year warranty is a big draw too, still tempted by this sammy though, arghhh why can't amazon do a 5 year warranty too lol
#27
aphd163
gavjbrown
ExplosiveSam
I might this as I can get this for £360


How?


Its £380 at Dixons - maybe theres a 5% off code?


Currently been taken off it seems, can't add to basket.
#28
Ok couldn't help myself, ordered.
#29
138 left...

I imagine these won't be around for long, although the replacement model is only £499.99 from Amazon. If you play chicken, you may get it cheaper, they've been nudging the price down bit by bit to clear their inventory,

Edited By: bluespace77 on Apr 15, 2011 00:55: .
#30
chedixon
Nice tv for the money, I'm definately tempted as I'm desperate for a new tv, got a £50 voucher for amazon and another for John Lewis so I've been waiting for JL to do the Sony 40ex403 for £399 again, the 5 year warranty is a big draw too, still tempted by this sammy though, arghhh why can't amazon do a 5 year warranty too lol


Forget the EX403. People buy the LE40C580 in preference to the EX503.... see
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/sony-kdl40ex401-40-widescreen-full-hd-1080p-lcd-tv-with-freeview-was-599-now-394/908923/#post10955364
#31
whats the best tv for online gaming. FPS.
#32
Tempted...really only need a 37 inch...but for the money..? Hmmm.
#33
HOT! The prices for some of these 40" plus TVs are insane now.
#34
gavjbrown
ExplosiveSam
I might this as I can get this for £360


How?


I have a NUS Card and I get 5% off :)
#35
Well Quidco has 5% cashback at Dixons which ends Saturday, so you could get it for £361 (inc cashback) from Dixons.
#36
Got one of these the other day for £320 ex-display but it looks like its just come out the box.

I have a very old TV aerial but it still managed to pick up all the digital channels and even the HD ones ! Watched Eastenders HD and i was well impressed !!

Great TV !!
#37
Does it come with the standard 1 year warranty?
suspended#38
Bought this from amazon when it was £399.

Execellent picture/sound/looks using SKY HD and PS3 on 1080P.

Use Neilos settings and turn the backlight up to 5+ if it's not bright enough during daytime.

Settings here: http://www.avforums.com/forums/14170206-post800.html
#39
Just had mine arrive. Does anyone know how to check for dead pixels.
#40
gavjbrown
Just had mine arrive. Does anyone know how to check for dead pixels.

If you can hook the TV up to your PC, run a pixel program such as http://www.dataproductservices.com/dpt , or simply fill the screen with a solid color, like white, or yellow, if you see any blotches, they could possibily be dead pixels.

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