Pros

  • Attractive onscreen menus with useful explanations
  • Excellent slideshow options
  • Smartphone remote app with text-entry options
  • Views pictures and videos from a smartphone
  • Superb Smart Hub accesses sources and features
  • Attractive onscreen menus with useful explanations
  • Excellent slideshow options
  • Smartphone remote app with text-entry options
  • Views pictures and videos from a smartphone
  • Superb Smart Hub accesses sources and features

Cons

  • Some inputs face down
  • Search tool is of minimal use
  • Distorted audio at reasonably high volumes
  • Major problems tracking motion
  • Some inputs face down
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Search tool is of minimal use
  • Distorted audio at reasonably high volumes
  • Major problems tracking motion

At A Glance

The Samsung UN46D6000 has almost all the right extras for a network- and Internet-savvy HDTV--especially one that costs only about $1000. However, image and sound quality disappoint.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung Smart TVs allow you to easily search for movies, TV shows, explore Samsung Apps, chat with friends and find many other types of new interactive TV content. Samsung Apps is a growing collection of premium apps specifically built for your TV that connects you to your favorite digital content such as movies from Netflix or Blockbuster, TV shows from Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, Next Level sports information from ESPN, music from Pandora, and social updates from Facebook or Twitter. Samsung's Smart TVs also include a Search All feature so you can find videos via apps or other connected devices and a recommendation engine which suggests movies you might like from your Video-On-Demand services.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
USB Standard USB 2.0
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 46.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Backlight Technology Direct LED
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
Manufacturer Part Number UN46D6000SFXZA
UPC Code 036725234895
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name UN46D6000 LED-LCD TV
Marketing Information

Samsung Smart TVs allow you to easily search for movies, TV shows, explore Samsung Apps, chat with friends and find many other types of new interactive TV content. Samsung Apps is a growing collection of premium apps specifically built for your TV that connects you to your favorite digital content such as movies from Netflix or Blockbuster, TV shows from Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, Next Level sports information from ESPN, music from Pandora, and social updates from Facebook or Twitter. Samsung's Smart TVs also include a Search All feature so you can find videos via apps or other connected devices and a recommendation engine which suggests movies you might like from your Video-On-Demand services.

Product Model UN46D6000
Product Type LED-LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series 6000
Miscellaneous
Features Auto Program, Auto-off, Closed Caption, Sleep Timer, Child Lock
DLNA Certified Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 25.9"
Width 42.9"
Depth 1.2"
Weight (Approximate) 476.8 oz
Color Stone Black
Height with Stand 28.10"
Width with Stand 42.90"
Depth with Stand 10.80"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 37.70 lb
Video
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Standard Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Enhanced Refresh Rate 240 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Technical Information
Parental Control V-chip
PC Streaming Yes
Internet Access Yes
Media Player Yes

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Test Version 4
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.8
Color Quality Rating Very Good
Color Quality Score 3.7
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.4
Motion Rating Very Good
Motion Score 3.7
Power Usage
Green Rating Superior
Green score 88.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 62.4   watts