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Samsung 40" LED (UE40C5100) for +/- £550 (623 Euros) delivered from Amazon.fr
Samsung 40" LED (UE40C5100) for +/- £550 (623 Euros) delivered from Amazon.fr

Samsung 40" LED (UE40C5100) for +/- £550 (623 Euros) delivered from Amazon.fr

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A better deal than what was posted today from Bestbuy (£698 with a Blu Ray player):

You can get the TV from Amazon.FR (yes, that's France) for 598 Euros + delivery. Good news is that Amazon always charges the local VAT, so instead of the French 19.6% you will be charged 17.5% for the UK. This brings down the price to 587.5 Euros. Delivery is 35.50 Euros (including VAT), so a total of 623 Euros or around £550 (at exchange rate 1.13 - you probably get a better rate, depending on your credit cart)

The TV gets good reviews on Reevoo:
reevoo.com/sea…100

Cheapest UK price is Amazon.co.uk (!) £584.90

In my opinion a great price for a 40" LED. Detailed specs here:

Product Features

* Screen Size 40"
* Integrated Tuner: Analogue & Freeview
* Audio: Nicam Stereo
* 24p (Frames Per Second)
* All Share Movie

* Samsung 1080p Full HD LED TV with 4 HDMI and Freeview
* Wide Colour Enhancer Pro gives some of the fullest, most lifelike colours ever seen on a TV
* Transfer your videos, music and photos from your PC or mobile device wirelessly
* Anynet+ lets you one-touch control any compatible Samsung device connected via HDMI
* Digital noise filter to reduce signal interference and reproducing clear images with sharp details

Technical Details

Series: 5
Ultra Clear Panel: Yes
Video Screen Size: 40"
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Picture Engine: HyperReal Engine
Wide Color Enhancer Plus: Yes
100/200Hz Motion Plus: No (50Hz)
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 Yes
Samsung 3D: No
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): Yes
Auto Channel Search: Yes
Auto Power Off: Yes
Auto Volume Leveler: Yes
BD Wise: No
Caption (Subtitle): Yes
Clock & On/Off timer: Yes
Allshare (Powerd by DLNA): No
EPG: Yes
Game mode: Yes
[email protected]: No
Skype on Samsung TV: No
OSD language: 25 Languages
Picture-in-Picture: 1 Tuner PIP
Sleep Timer: Yes
USB: Movie
WiFi Adaptor Support: Yes
Personal Video Recorder Ready: No
Time Shift: No
Still Picture: No
Channel List USB-Clone: Yes
Digital Noise Filter: Yes
Teletext (TTXT): Yes
Wireless Remote Control: No
DTV Reception (DVB-T/T2/C/S2): DVB-T/C, MPEG4
DTV Tuner Built-in: Yes
Audio Out L-R (Mini Jack): No
Component In (Y/Pb/Pr): 1
Composite In (AV): 1 (Common use for Component Audio In)
Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1
DVI Audio In (Mini Jack): 1 (Common Use for PC Audio in)
Ethernet (LAN): 1
Headphone: 1
HDMI: 4
PC Audio In (Mini Jack): 1
PC In (D-sub): 1
RF In: 1
USB: 2
CI Slot: 1
Scart: 1
Design - Slim Type: Slim
Front Color: Rose Black
Light Effect (Deco): No
Stand Type: Square
Swivel (left/right): Yes
Eco Mark: Planet First
Eco Sensor: Yes
Power Supply: AC220 - 240 V 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Stand-by): < 0.1W

6 Comments

Original Poster

Cold voters be so kind and explain where you get a 40" full HD branded LED cheaper....
Edited by: "MarvinHC" 11th Nov 2010

So who provides the warranty? France or the UK?

623 euros comes to less than £550 ,its around the £530 mark at the moment.

Original Poster

quizmaniac

623 euros comes to less than £550 ,its around the £530 mark at the moment.


I was being conservative with the exchange rate so that nobody gets a bad surprise

Original Poster

pete_l

So who provides the warranty? France or the UK?



From the Samsung webpage:

Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd support a product purchased in Europe if it has an EU Bloc Warranty. This warranty is present where the top of the product warranty card clearly states ‘European Bloc’. If the product is purchased in another part of the globe then Samsung may attempt a repair. Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd cannot guarantee the outcome.

Once you add the inconvenience of:

- possible foreign currency credit/debit card charges from most banks
- longer waiting time for delivery
- increase in difficulty to ship it back to Amazon if something is wrong or you don't want it any more
- having to use a Euro-UK power supply converter
- reduced resale value

Its probably worth spending a couple of £ more on a UK version
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