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Samsung UN40KU7000

40" Smart LED 4K Ultra HD TV

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If you need a modest-sized screen for a bedroom or den, you can still enjoy the tack-sharp picture and smart TV conveniences of a 4K TV, with Samsung's 40" UN40KU7000. Its super-sharp 4K picture has four times the detail of even the best HD sets. And its streaming video capabilities and other built-in web apps make this sleek set anything but a "boob tube."

A small-screen TV with 4K and HDR

Samsung UN40KU7000

If you need a modest-sized screen for a bedroom or den, you can still enjoy the tack-sharp picture and smart TV conveniences of a 4K TV, with Samsung's 40" UN40KU7000. Its super-sharp 4K picture has four times the detail of even the best HD sets. And its streaming video capabilities and other built-in web apps make this sleek set anything but a "boob tube."

This Ultra HD TV also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range), which means it has advanced contrast and color capabilities, too. Samsung's Active Crystal Color feature uses crystal-like technology to increase color range and brightness. One of the best things about HDR is that, unlike the fine details of 4K, you can easily see HDR's picture improvements from across a room.

Samsung gives you more ways to enjoy 4K and HDR content

When your TV has a picture that's as crystal clear as the UN40KU7000's, you'll want to feed it the highest quality signals you can find. Hands down, the best available 4K source is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Several studios have released movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray, and most of those discs are also encoded with HDR. There are several 4K web streaming options, including Netflix®, Amazon Instant Video, and UltraFlix. And Amazon and Netflix feature HDR on a some of their 4K offerings.

As lots of 4K TV owners have learned, you don't need native 4K content to enjoy a terrific picture. Samsung made 4K upconversion a top priority as they developed the video processing circuitry for the UN40KU7000. Their UHD Upscaling automatically upconverts any signal to match the screen's 4K resolution. All of your current video sources — Blu-ray player, cable or satellite TV box, game console — will look better than ever.

A Smart TV that's smarter than most

This TV's brain is a speedy Quad-Core processor that lets you browse the web without having to interrupt what you're watching. Besides surfing the web you can do things like multitask or use one app while downloading another. Whether your connection is wired or wireless, you can do a quick web search while you watch movies and TV shows, and enjoy TV while you chat with friends and family online. Samsung's on-board selection of streaming video and music apps is second to none.

The AllShare™ Play feature lets you wirelessly access and stream content from any compatible device. If you own a Samsung Galaxy smartphone or Tab, you can share movies, photos, and music via the UN40KU7000. Your Wi-Fi® network lets you do things like "toss" photos from your phone or tablet to the screen with the swipe of a finger. Or push streaming video like Netflix movies from device to screen.

Sending content from your phone to your TV is cool, and going TV-to-phone can be even cooler. Just download Samsung's Smart View app and use the TV View feature to mirror whatever's on the UN40KU7000's screen on your Galaxy phone or Tab. You can leave the room anytime without leaving your entertainment behind.

Use the Sanus MountFinder™ to see a list of wall-mounts that work with your specific TV.

Great picture, easy setup, very slim and much lighter than older set I was replacing

Steve, Dayton , ohio

What's in the Box:

  • 40" LED-LCD TV
  • 5' AC power cord
  • Pedestal base
  • Pedestal neck
  • Pedestal back cover
  • Remote control (BN50-01241A)
  • 2 "AA" batteries
  • Component video adapter
  • Stereo RCA adapter
  • 4 Wall-mount adapters
  • Self-adhesive cable clip
  • Four M4 x 16mm screws
  • Four M4 x 14mm screws
  • User Manual
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Important Safety Precautions
  • "SmartThings" setup card
  • DIRECTV brochure

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Product Highlights:

    Picture:
    • 40" screen (measured diagonally)
    • Ultra High Definition TV with 4K screen resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels)
    • Motion Rate 120 blur reduction (60Hz refresh rate)
    • High Dynamic Range (HDR 10) for extended picture contrast and brightness when viewing HDR content from connected sources or streamed via the TV's built-in apps
    • edge-lit LED backlight with UHD Dimming for good contrast and black levels
    • Active Crystal Color uses crystal-like technology to increase color range
    • UHD Upscaling upconverts high-definition and standard-definition video content
    Video Source Compatibility:
    • watch streamed 4K video sources like Netflix®, Amazon Instant Video, and YouTube (requires Internet speed of at least 20Mbps)
    • DIRECTV 4K Ready — DIRECTV subscribers with the Genie Whole-Home HD DVR can enjoy 4K service and full DVR features without an additional receiver
    • tuner receives over-the-air HDTV broadcasts (antenna required)
    • QAM cable TV tuner (subscription required to receive cable channels)
    Smart TV Features:
    • fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi® to link to a wireless network
    • AllShare™ video and music streaming from a DLNA-compatible Windows® PC
    • TV-to-mobile and mobile-to-TV wireless mirroring
    • free downloadable apps for iOS® and Android™ let you use a compatible smartphone or tablet as a remote control
    Connections:
    • 3 HDMI 2.0a
    • 1 component video (selectable component/composite)
    • RF input for antenna/cable signals
    • optical digital audio output (can pass Dolby® Digital/DTS multichannel or 2-channel audio from connected sources)
    • Ethernet port for a wired connection to a home network
    • 2 USB inputs for connecting a camera or thumb drive
    General Features:
    • built-in down-firing speakers (10 watts x 2)
    • Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming to a compatible speaker or set of headphones
    • Smart Touch remote with built-in microphone for voice control
    • detachable stand (stand "footprint" is 28"W x 12"D)
    • wall-mountable (bracket not included)
    • 35-5/8"W x 20-7/16"H x 2-1/4"D (22-1/2"H x 12"D on stand)
    • weight: 23.6 lbs. with stand; 20.1 lbs. without stand
    • warranty: 1 year parts & labor — in-home service or pick-up for service
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    Reviews

    Samsung UN40KU7000 Reviews

    Average Customer Review(s):

    (23 Reviews)

    Great picture

    Steve from Dayton , ohio on 2/7/2017

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    Great picture, easy setup, very slim and much lighter than older set I was replacing

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    Anonymous from Charleston, SC on 2/6/2017

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    Set up was very easy. Picture is definitely HD and lovely. Sound is excellent. Only negative is motion, like in tennis, is jerky. Looked for a 4G Samsung with 120 HZ but nothing was offered in this price range.

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    great picture and features

    brad from portsmouth va on 1/30/2017

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    Great small little tv with great features, one down side is randomly the picture will become "chopy" doesn't matter if it is streaming or actual cable. simple solution unplug and plug back in and it seems to fix the problem

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    Simple Voice Remote, Great SmartTV Navigation

    Tony from Allentown, Pa on 1/25/2017

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    I needed a smaller TV for above my fireplace in my study. I already have a Samsung 70" in our finished basement and I really liked the simplified remote and the apps menu so I wanted another TV with the same features. This one has a voice commands feature that my 70" does not which is a neat feature. Picture quality looks great as can be expected from Samsung.

    Pros: Simple remote, voice control, easy menu navigation

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    great quality picture, easy set up..

    Elbert from Pepperell, Ma on 1/18/2017

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    this was a tv upgrade, very pleased w/the purchase..

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    Great value for the price

    Bruce from San Leandro, CA on 12/18/2016

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    This replaces a six yr old Samsung HD TV. Looked at Vizio & Sony but they only had 50" & up sizes available. This TV is a great buy. Took me several days to get used to the picture quality & resolution. Burned in this set for several days to get it to stabilize and before I made any adjustments. Settled on natural quality and used HDMI1 input for maximum resolution (not mentioned in the print or eline instructions). This TV will expose poor filming & camera work !! There are no software updates available for Smart Cast. Have watched regular broadcast TV, Blu Ray DVD's, and Sports Broadcasts on this set.

    Pros: Picture quality, color, and resolution. Crutchfield has the best pricing for this particular model from Samsung !! UPS called before they made delivery - great security feature to prevent theft !!

    Cons: The female voice in The Smart Cast application is of poor quality and talks too fast !! She can be obtrusive while you are watching TV. Limited information available in printed brochure & eline for Smart Cast !! No updates are available !!

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    Anonymous from New York, NY on 12/17/2016

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    This " smart" TV Works well. However when I took it out of the box, One of two sets of four specialized screws were missing. These are needed to attach the stand to the TV screen. I had very little luck, after a 25 minute call to Samsung to have them shipped to me in an expedited manner. I then called Crutchfield, and they sent me the four screws with expedited shipping. Very glad I had Crutchfield Support. Richard

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    Robert P from Macedonia, OH on 12/10/2016

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    This is a Christmas present for my wife. I will provide a full review once we set it up

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    Great picture, Great buy!

    Ernesto from Los Angeles, CA on 12/6/2016

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    I definitely love this TV, I bought a 40" and it's a perfect size for my condo living room and I'm not kidding you, it even makes watching the news enjoyable! LOL

    Pros: Slim easy to handle remote.

    Cons: The haptics on the remote are not bright enough to see in dim light so needless to say, every time I want to use the remote I have to turn on a light.

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    Anonymous from Eighty Four, PA on 12/6/2016

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    We've had the TV for a few weeks now and have no complaints. The picture is quite good and the sound is adequate for TV watching. The only issue is the pictograph assembly instructions. It references two sets of screws (both dark brown and about the same length--one set with coarse threads and the other with fine threads). It wasn't readily apparent which went where, but after calling Crutchfield's help desk and peering at the screw holes, we figured it out. The fine threads go into the TV. Seems like a small matter, but one could force the wrong screw into the TV and potentially create a real problem. Samsung's instructions should address this clearly. BUT...Crutchfield was there with help which is why I bought it from them rather than a big-box no-help store! Thanks Tom

    Pros: Works, lightweight, excellent picture.

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    Anonymous from San Jose, CA on 11/30/2016

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    Amazing Picture! Using Samsung apps is horrible. They almost never load. Glad I still have my Apple TV

    Pros: Excellent Picture Quality!

    Cons: Pointless Apps. . . I have to use my Apple TV

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    Anonymous from Toledo,il on 11/25/2016

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    Very nice tv. Great picture. Great look.

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    Excellent Picture

    Caroline from Garden City, NY on 11/13/2016

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    Outstanding picture and quality TV at a great price.

    Pros: Crisp and clear picture, easy to use remote but would prefer to have a number pad to select a channel, not really interested in the voice command

    Cons: None

    Good Buy, Excellent Picture

    Dan from Akron, OK on 11/6/2016

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    Great picture, easy to set up, like the slim modern design for the remote. 480 & up resolution with Time Warner cable is exceptional, on 1080 feeds, almost a 3D level of clarity and depth to the picture. However the remote is too sparse with buttons, would like a number pad for direct channel entry plus a few more control buttons for inputs & PIP. I do not want to use the voice command.

    Pros: Picture, simplified and easy to use remote, haptics are logical and simple to learn.

    Cons: Remote is over simplified, needs a few more items for those not wanting to use the voice features.

    Exceeded My Expectations!

    Greg from Zanesville, OH on 11/5/2016

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    Awesome 4K TV! Outstanding picture and quality TV! Purchased it for my master bedroom....a perfect fit. Delivery was great via UPS. Highly recommend this TV if you are looking for a smaller screen size. This is my second Samsung 4K TV...love it!

    Pros: Highly end picture for a low price.

    Cons: None.

    Solid TV

    Richard from Cypress, CA on 11/1/2016

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    Solid TV, crisp picture, I recommend this TV if you are looking for a 4K display in a small form factor, motion rate blur reduction works well, I haven't seen any tearing or stuttering inf fast action films, frame and stand feel very solid and well made. I haven't had issues with the remote though that probably varies from person to person. Overall, very satisfied, fits perfectly in the space where we will use a lot but don't want the TV to be an overwhelming feature of the room. Only down side is the speakers don't due the clarity justice but it's impossible to produce such quality sound in this form factor so expect to add speakers if you need richer sound.

    Pros: Outstanding Image

    Cons: low sound

    4K - Crisp & Clear

    JambandMan from New Windsor, NY on 10/2/2016

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    I have purchased and viewed many TV's in my life and never was I as impressed as this one. Picture is so Clear & Crisp that it feels like you are immersed into the action. Some customers have had issue with the remote but I have to say this is the most intuitive and easy to use and navigate remote ever. It takes a few minutes to figure it out and you are then good to go. The remote is very responsive to the voice controls that on many occasion you are not pressing any buttons but the microphone. The picture settings allow you to customize the display as to near as real life as possible. i do use a Yamaha sound bar so I really cannot comment on the TV sound output. Of course best of all, the Crutchfield buying experience can not be beat. They assist in the purchasing decision and ongoing tech support. When you buy electronics from the box stores you are then, pretty much, stuck with the manufacturers service. This is okay but to know that Crutchfield has your back makes it easier to sleep at night. 5 stars all around. ENJOY!!

    Pros: picture remote Crutchfield

    Cons: Samsung update blew away part of my menu and Samsung could not figure it out. While on hold I figured it out and hung up on them.

    Good buy

    Jon from Buffalo, NY on 9/27/2016

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    Beautiful picture Excellent features

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    David from Yukon, OK on 9/13/2016

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    Great Picture!

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    Anonymous from Van Buren, AR on 9/2/2016

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    Picture is ok but the remote control is hard to use and more printed documentation should come with the TV. Takes too long to connect to my Bose Bluetooth SuddenLink headphones. Have to try several times before it will connect. Chat service and support from Crutchfield is very poor.

    Pros: Picture OK

    Cons: Remote difficult to use. Has no numbers.

    Crutchfield response on September 6, 2016 We're sorry there was a problem pairing up the headphones and very sorry that our support fell short. We appreciate the frank feedback and take it seriously. Our Customer Support manager, SJ, has reached out to help solve this problem and find out how we can improve going forward.

    Great tv

    Dennis from St. Paul Mn on 8/8/2016

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    Great picture. While watching a video it looks like it is live.

    Pros: Great picture from a regular tv antenna.

    Cons: Should have been released three years ago. Lower price.

    Average TV

    Wally from Sierra Vista, AZ on 8/8/2016

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    This TV has a nice picture, but otherwise average. The remote control is hard to use and more printed documentation should come with the TV. The speakers are poor, so a sound bar is a necessity. Unusual hardware was required to adapt it to my wall mount. Samsung customer service is hard to deal with. This will be my last Samsung TV.

    Pros: Nice picture.

    Cons: Other brands are a better value.

    Great TV

    James from Birmingham, AL on 8/5/2016

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    We replaced an ancient 300 lb Toshiba CRT flat screen HD TV (a very good, still working) with this unit. It has so far performed brilliantly. We have no 4k content to view at present, but it works so well at HD that I imagine we will get excellent performance for 4k. I especially like its speed and "smartness". It has a good browser built into it and works well with its remote and the Samsung remote app for our android phones. We cut the wire a long time ago and use this unit for over the air and internet content. The tuner works better than our previous tuner and it includes a good collection of apps, including Amazon prime - the one we most often use. We had no trouble connecting wire less to our Uverse modem/router. I highly recommend this unit.

    Pros: Great picture, fast, intuitive easy to use menu system, good browser and a good collection of included apps.

    Cons: None at present.

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    Video Features
    Audio Features
    Network/USB Functions
    Convenience Features
    Remote/Voice Control
    Mounting Options

    Video Features

    4K/HDR: The Samsung UHD series TV combines its 4K resolution with HDR (High Dynamic Range) video capability for the ultimate in picture quality. 4K delivers 4x higher resolution than current 1080p high-definition TVs; while HDR provides greater brightness, color, and detail. As a result, you get a truly immersive experience for all your favorite movies and TV shows.

    • Ultra 4K Resolution w/ UHD Upscaling: See more on TV than ever before with over 8 million individual pixels (3,840 x 2,160) compared to about 2 million (1,920 x 1,080) on your 1080p HDTV. The Samsung UHD series LED-LCD TV has a display resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 (4K) and will display all video at that resolution, regardless of input signal, thanks to UHD upscaling. UHD Upscaling delivers the complete Ultra-HD picture experience with a proprietary process including signal analysis, noise reduction, UHD upscaling, and detail enhancement to seamlessly upconvert SD, HD, or full-HD content to Ultra-HD-level picture quality.
    • High Dynamic Range (HDR Premium): High Dynamic Range technology dramatically brightens every image and enhances contrast, so even the most subtle details come out of hiding. HDR delivers a much higher level of contrast between light and dark to produce an image that is more realistic and closer to what the content creator imagined. This increased contrast reveals the subtle nuances of the image, from detailed blacks and shadows to the brightest whites and colors, plus greater depth. 
    Note: Please use a premium high speed HDMI cable with 18 Gbps and above to view HDR content.

    Active Crystal Color w/ UHD Dimming:  The TV utilizes a crystal-like pure color technology, called "Active Crystal Color", to create a wider color gamut for colors that look more life-like. It also uses UHD Dimming technology to optimize contrast, color and sharpness for true-to-life image quality. UHD Dimming precisely scans an incredible amount of zones across the entire image and adjusts brightness to deliver deeper darks and brighter whites.

    MR 120 + Auto Motion Plus: The Samsung UHD LED-LCD TV combines its 60Hz native panel refresh rate with Samsung's proprietary MR 120 & Auto Motion Plus image processing technology, which is faster and more responsive than conventional image processors, as it interpolates intermediate frames to smooth out the image. MR 120 & Auto Motion Plus helps to remove blur and judder from scenes with large amounts of rapid movement to provide a clearer picture. MR 120 & Auto Motion Plus reduces blur so that action movies, sports and video games have enhanced clarity. Advanced panel and unique backlight technology combine with proprietary algorithms to reduce the response time and yield a more accurate image reproduction with faster onscreen motion.

    Video Inputs: The Samsung UHD series LED-LCD TV offers Ultra-HD, high-definition, and standard definition video inputs.

    • HDMI 2.0a: The Samsung UHD TV features three HDMI 2.0a inputs to connect to your Blu-ray/DVD player, Satellite/Cable receiver, or AV receiver. In addition, any HDMI input can be used to connect a PC to this TV. The television's HDMI inputs will accept 3,840 x 2,160 (24/60Hz), 1080p (24/60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i video signals.
      • HDCP 2.2: HDCP 2.2 is supported by all of the TV's HDMI inputs; HDCP is short for "High bandwidth Digital Content Protection" and is used for 4K video copyright protection for compatibility with 4K Blu-ray players and 4K Satellite/Cable providers.
      • 4:4:4 Color Subsampling: All HDMI inputs will support up to 4:4:4 (50/60p) chroma subsampling for full color data rendering of 4K video. 4:2:2 (50/60p) and 4:2:0 (50/60p) are also supported by all HDMI inputs. With 4:4:4 color, luminance (brightness) and chroma (color) are sampled at the same rate, resulting in an RGB color palette as big as the video sampling rate for a video image with more total colors, plus greater color accuracy and detail. You must enable 4:4:4 color subsampling by turning on the "UHD Color" setting within the TV's on-screen menu.
    • Component/Composite Video: The Samsung LED-LCD TV features a single component video input which will accept 1080p (24/60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i video signals. The component video input can also be used as a composite video input (480i only).
    Note: The TV feature a single RF-type coaxial input for connecting an external indoor/outdoor antenna. The unit has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) tuner, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals (up to 1080i).

    Picture Control: You can make the following adjustments for an optimum picture. The TV's picture adjustments can be made for a particular AV input or for all inputs.

    • Picture Sizes: You can choose one of the following screen sizes - 16:9 (16:9 widescreen format), 4:3 (4:3 standard format), Zoom (magnifies 16:9 pictures vertically), or Custom (magnifies or shrink 16:9 pictures vertically and/or horizontally). The Picture size is fixed for video and still images displayed natively in 3840 x 2160 (4K).
    • Picture Modes: Picture Modes apply preset adjustments to the picture. Select from Dynamic (increases the brightness of the screen), Standard (suitable for a normal environment), Natural (useful for reducing eye strain), or Movie (darkens the screen and reduces glare).
    • Manual Picture Settings: The TV has several options for manually adjusting the picture quality. Manually adjust Backlight (adjusts the brightness of the LED backlight), Contrast (increases or decreases the contrast between dark and light areas of the picture), Brightness (adjusts the brightness level of the picture) Sharpness (sharpens or dulls the edges of objects), Color (adjusts the color saturation of the picture), and Tint (adjusts the amount of green and red in a picture).
    • Expert Settings:  The TV also offers more advanced picture adjustments for expert fine tuning. Fine tune the Dynamic Contrast (adjusts the screen contrast for optimal contrast), RGB (displays the Red/Green/Blue color for making find adjustments to the hue and saturation), Color Space (adjusts the range of colors available to create the image), White Balance (adjusts the color temperature for more natural picture colors), and Gamma (adjusts the primary color red/green/blue intensity). Make adjustments to Color Tone (adjusts the overall color tone of the televisions using Cool/Normal/Warm 1/Warm 2 presets), Digital Clean View (reduces any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen), HDMI Black Level (adjusts the screen depth via black levels), and Smart LED (controls the brightness of individual areas on the screen to maximize contrast automatically).
    • Film, Sports, & Games Modes: The TV can be set to automatically sense and process film signals and adjust the picture from optimum quality. The television can also be set to Sports mode which optimizes viewing for a more realistic sporting event. In addition, there is a Game mode which is designed specifically for gaming, and not normal TV viewing.

    Audio Features

    Optical Digital Output (Dolby Digital & DTS Compatible): The TV's optical digital output terminal will transmit Dolby Digital & DTS (when available) or 2 channel PCM. The digital optical output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital or DTS when receiving Dolby Digital or DTS surround sound from a digital broadcast channel through the tuner, network apps, HDMI inputs, or USB ports.

    Note: This TV does not contain any analog audio inputs or outputs.

    ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel within the television's HDMI 3 input enables the TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection, inserted USB device, HDMI inputs, or any analog connected device to be heard through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input. The audio from the TV's tuner, HDMI inputs, network connection, and USB ports can pass as Dolby Digital or 2ch PCM.

    Note: Both the television and the receiver must support ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an A/V receiver that is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI 3 input. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel (ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is necessary.

    DTS Premium & Studio Sound: The Samsung LED-LCD TV employs DTS Premium & Studio Sound processing which will decode DTS-encoded content, such as TV programming, Blu-ray movies, and streaming media, as well as processes stereo content to deliver an optimized virtual surround sound experience with enhanced bass response, clear dialog, and consistent volume levels through the TV speakers.

    Equalizer: You can manually adjusts the TV's built-in 5-band EQ (100 Hz, 300 Hz, 1 kHz, 3 kHz, and 10 kHz) for a more customized sound; or simply choose from the following EQ Preset Modes - Standard (normal mode), Music (music mode), Movie (movie mode), Clear Voice (emphasizes voices), and Amplify (increases clarity for people who have difficulty hearing).

    TV Position: The speakers of this TV provide different sound images according to how you position the television. You can select between "Wall-Mount" or "Stand" to provide the best sound quality based on the television's placement.

    Audio Extras: The Samsung TV offers a variety of audio adjustments to meet your listening needs.

    • Auto Volume: Auto Volume automatically adjusts the volume of the desired channel, lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is high or raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low. This reduces the difference in volume when changing channels. The Auto Volume feature can be set to Normal, Night or Off.
    • Audio Delay: The Audio Delay function corrects audio/video mismatch, when watching TV or video, and listening to a digital audio output using an external device such as an AV receiver. You can adjust the audio delay from 0ms to 250 ms.

    Wireless Audio Connectivity: The  Samsung TV provides wireless connectivity to compatible Samsung SoundConnect soundbar speaker systems and Samsung Multiroom Link speaker systems. You can also wirelessly stream audio from the TV to a set of Bluetooth headphones or a single Bluetooth audio speaker.

    • SoundConnect: The TV is compatible with the SoundConnect feature found on some Samsung active soundbar speaker systems (sold separately). SoundConnect makes a wireless connection between the TV and the speaker system via Bluetooth. Once the two are paired, you can control the volume and mute the sound by using the remote control from the TV or the speaker system. If you change the soundbar speaker system from TV mode to another mode or turn it off, the TV audio will resume playing from the TV's speakers.
    • Multiroom Link: This TV is compatible with Samsung's wireless Multiroom Link speakers (sold separately), so you can wirelessly connect the TV to multiple Samsung Multiroom Link speakers throughout your home for a whole house audio experience.
    • Bluetooth HP: Thanks to the TV's built-in Bluetooth, you can pair a single set of Bluetooth headphones or one Bluetooth speaker with the Samsung television. You are able to stream audio from any of the the TV's built-in sources or connected sources. The TV's built-in speakers and audio outputs will be deactivated when streaming audio to Bluetooth headphones or speaker. During Bluetooth connection, the TV's volume control is disabled and all volume control is done through your Bluetooth headphones or speaker.
    Note: The SoundConnect, Multiroom Link, and Bluetooth HP features cannot be used simultaneously.

    Network/USB Functions

    Samsung's Quad-Core Processor: Samsung's Quad-Core processing speeds allow you to perform multiple tasks at the same time, such as using an app while downloading another one. It also enables extremely faster web browsing and application access. Quad-Core eliminates lag to give you a fluid browsing experience. It enables you to switch between apps, stream content, and multi-task much faster. This extra power also provides faster page refreshing.

    Network Connection: You can set up the Samsung UHD series LED-LCD TV so that it can access your home network and online Samsung TV Apps through your local area network (LAN) using a wired (RJ-45 Ethernet) or wireless connection (built-in WiFi).

    • Wired (Ethernet): The TV's contains an RJ-45 Ethernet jack on its back-panel for a wired network connection. You can setup a wired network connection automatically or manually.
    • Wireless (WiFi): The TV is also IEEE 802.11ac WiFi certified for a wireless network connection. You can setup the wireless network connection using these four methods; Automatic, Manual, WPS (PBC), or WPS (PIN). The TV's built-in WiFi supports WEP (open/shared), WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), or WPA2-PSK network security.

    Note: A dual-band Gigabit wireless-N router or better is recommended For 4K streaming. Samsung recommends a home network connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard definition, 10 Mbps for high definition, and 20 Mbps for ultra-high definition.

    Samsung TV Apps: Once you have connected the Samsung TV to your home network, you gain access to Samsung's TV Apps. Samsung's TV Apps let you download online applications and services (fees may apply) to the Samsung UHD series LED-LCD TV. You can enjoy a variety of content from various downloaded applications; such as videos, music, news, and weather. Samsung's TV Apps has a growing collection of online applications that connect you to some of your favorite online content.

    • 4K Content: This Ultra-HD TV even offers "HEVC/H.265 & VP9" decoding, which means it'll be able to display 4K & 4K HDR content from online movie & TV show providers (like Amazon Video, Netflix & YouTube). 4K & HDR network streaming requires a network speed of 20Mbps or greater. A wired Ethernet connection is recommended over a wireless WiFi connection for better performance. If you desire a WiFi connection, then use a dual-band Gigabit wireless-N router (or better) for 4K & HDR streaming. Make sure the Samsung television has the latest software/firmware updates installed.
    • Other Video Apps: Watch standard definition and high definition movies and TV shows on HuluPlus, HBO-GO, Starz Play, Encore Play, FX Now, Fox Now, M-GO/FandangoNOw, YuppTV, & CinemaNow.
    • Internet Radio & Music: Listen to online music and internet radio from Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn.
    • Gaming: Play online video games from PlayStation Now (requires DualShock 4 controller, sold separately) & GameFly Streaming (requires Gamepad, sold separately).
    • News & Weather: Get updated with stock quotes from CNBC Real-Time. Check your local weather and other area weather at The Weather Network or Accuweather.
    • Social Networks: Log-on to Facebook to check out your news feed and to update your status.

    Note: Click here for a complete list of available Samsung's TV Apps. Subscription & Fees may apply for some online services.

    Web Browser: You can surf the Internet on the TV as you would on a PC. You may enter a URL addresses or enter a keyword search. The player will archive your web browser history. You can scroll web pages with the directional pad on the included remote. For a more convenient web browsing experience, connect a USB- or Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse (sold separately) to the TV. The web browser may not be able to access certain websites.

    Note: The browsing experience, however, may not be the same as it is on your computer. The Web Browser is not compatible with Flash video and Java applications. E-commerce, for purchasing products online is not supported. ActiveX is not supported.

    Wireless Mobile Device Connectivity: The Samsung UHD series TV allows wireless integration with your wireless network devices via WiFi Direct, AllShare Cast, and AllShare DLNA.

    • WiFi Direct: When using WiFi Direct, you can connect directly with other devices without using a wireless router. You'll be able to wirelessly transfer personal content (such as photos & videos) to the Samsung UHD series LED-LCD TV without connecting to your home network. WiFi Direct completely bypasses your WiFi access point/router, so it's easy to set up. Streaming of copy-protected content and other certain formats are not supported.
    • AllShare Cast Screen Mirroring: AllShare Cast is a proprietary "screen mirroring" function which lets you wirelessly send the display from your compatible AllShare Cast Samsung mobile device to your TV. This allows you to view pictures and videos that are playing on your compatible Samsung smartphone or tablet on your TV screen. No wireless router or access point required.
    • AllShare/DLNA Certified: The Samsung LED-LCD TV's AllShare function, along with its DLNA Certification allow you to watch videos (Divx/AVI/H.264/MPEG/MKV/MOV/WMV), photos (JPEG/PNG/BMP/MPO), and listen to music (MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC/ALAC/AIFF/OGG) saved on your Windows 7/8/10 PC (or other DLNA Certified media server) through the TV via its Ethernet (LAN) port or built-in WiFi (wireless). This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device.

    Dual USB 2.0 Ports: The television is equipped with two USB-A 2.0 ports. One of the USB ports is rated 5V/1A, so you can connect a USB hard-disk drive (HDD) to the TV; while the USB port is rated 5V/0.5A and can be used to connect a USB mass storage class (MSC) device - like a USB thumdrive. The 5V/0.5A USB port can also be used for connection of the optional SmartThings USB EXTEND dongle (sold separately). Both USB 2.0 ports let you view photo and movie files, as well as listen to audio files saved on a compatible USB mass storage class device. Files must be formatted in FAT, exFAT, or NTFS. The TV can recognize up to 1,000 files per folder. The USB ports can also be used to connect a USB-compatible keyboard & mouse.

    • Video Playback: The TV supports the following video file types; AVI, Divx, H.264, MPEG, MKV, MOV, and WMV. Movie files are displayed in a folder and title list in either date or alphabetical order. The TV offers Play, Pause, Search, and Resume playback functions for compatible video files stored on a compatible USB device.
    • Still Image Playback: The TV supports the following still image file types; JPEG, PNG, BMP, or MPO. Still image files can be viewed as a slide show with background music or as a thumbnail view (up to 15 images). Still images can also viewed full-screen and zoomed or rotated.
    • Audio Playback: The TV supports music files supports the following music file types; MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, and OGG. Music files are displayed in a folder and track list, and can be sorted by Artist, Album, or Genre. Music files can be repeated or shuffled in a selected folder.

    SmartThings Compatible: The optional SmartThings USB EXTEND dongle (sold separately) allows you to setup and use the TV as a SmartThings Hub through the SmartThings app on the TV and your home's WiFi network/internet. The SmartThings app on your TV will then facilitate control over other devices such as connected lights, locks, sensors, thermostats and more. SmartThings is compatible with hundreds of Internet of Things (IoT) ready products. In addition to SmartThings' own family of sensors, the products listed here are examples of officially certified devices that deliver the SmartThings experience.

    Firmware/Software Updates: The television's Software Upgrade menu allows you to upgrade the TV's software & firmware for performance improvements & additional services. You can upgrade in four ways; USB, Internet, Alternative Software, or Standby Mode. Visit the Samsung Download Center for the latest Firmware/Software updates.

    Convenience Features

    Smart Hub: The TV's Smart Hub has been redesigned and offers even easier navigation, plus quick access. The new Smart Hub features easy access to content by displaying your favorite and most used TV applications, as well as recommendations for even more entertainment options. Smart Hub offers unique ways to search and access your favorite and new content from the TV's tuner and network apps.

    • Home Screen: From the TV's Home Screen, you can easily select the apps that have used previously or frequently. The apps can also be moved or deleted from the screen.
    • Universal Search: You can type in a keyword to search for TV shows & movies across platforms, like over-the-air broadcasts and available online providers.
    • Recommendations: Receive personalized recommendations based on your viewing habits, plus what's popular and trending.
    • App Categories: You are able to easily view, navigate and select between the following App Categories - My Apps, What's New, Most Popular, Video, Lifestyle, and Entertainment.
    • Guide w/ Schedule Manager: In the Guide, you can see the daily program schedules for each off-air broadcaster, see program information, choose a program to watch, and set up a schedule viewing or recording. With the Schedule Manager,you can set the TV to display a desired channel automatically on a day and at a time of your choice. The Schedule Manager can be set to repeat only once, everyday, Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, or Sat-Sun.
    • Channel List & Favorite Channels: Using the Channel List, you can change the channel or check programs on other off-air stations. You can designate frequently watched off-air stations as Favorite channels (up to 5).
    • Extras: While watching content, this feature provides extra on-screen information about the movie or TV show from the content provider (not available for all content or all broadcasters).

    DIRECTV 4K Ready: This Samsung television is RVU-compatible which means DIRECTV subscribers with the Genie Whole-Home HD DVR can watch live broadcast (up to 4K) and stored content (up to 4K) from their DVR on the Samsung TV, without the need for an additional Genie Mini Client devices or set-top boxes. However, you will need a DECA unit (sold separately) that converts Coax to Ethernet, which will plug into the Samsung TV's LAN port. Make sure the television has the latest firmware update.

    Note: Whether you are a new or existing DIRECTV customer, you will need to contact DIRECTV to complete the RVU setup.

    Security: The Samsung UHD LED-LCD TV offers several security features to protect the television, your connected equipment, & family.

    • Smart Security: When any device is connected to the Internet, it is vulnerable to hacks and malicious code. Samsung Smart Security protects the TV and storage media connected to the TV from such threats, when the television is connected to the Internet.
    • Password Lock: You can setup up a 4-digit PIN to lock out specific channels, TV settings, and reset procedure.
    • Program Rating Lock: The Program Rating Lock feature automatically locks out programs that are deemed inappropriate for children. You can block TV program based on their ratings and Movies based on their MPAA rating, so you have more control over what your children watch. The Program Rating Lock function is protected by a 4-digit PIN.

    Hearing & Visually Impaired: The Samsung UHD series TV offers Close Captions and an Audio Guide for the hearing and visually impaired. The TV provides Analog Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions for the hearing impaired. You can also activate Voice Guides that describe the menu options aloud to aid the visually impaired.

    ECO Settings: The Samsung UHD LED-LCD TV provides ECO settings to reduce the television's power consumption and cut-down on energy costs.

    • Eco Sensor: Samsung's unique Eco light sensor measures the intensity of the room's light and automatically calibrates the brightness of the image on the screen. In a sun-filled environment, the screen gets brighter and in dim surroundings, the intensity is reduced. This feature optimizes the viewing experience while also saving you energy.
    • Energy Saver: This feature adjust the brightness of the TV in order to reduce power consumption. When watching TV at night, set the Energy Saver feature to High to reduce eye fatigue as well as power consumption. You can set this feature to High, Medium, Low, or Picture Off (sound remains on).
    • Motion Lighting: This feature adjusts the TV's brightness in response to on-screen movements to reduce power consumption.
    • Auto Power Off: The TV will be automatically turn off after 4, 6, or 8hours of being left idle to prevent overheating.

    Timers: The Samsung UHD LED-LCD TV offers several timer options for your convenience.

    • Alarm Briefing: Now you can wake up with your Samsung Smart TV. Samsung Smart TVs now act as an alarm, and sync up with Samsung mobile devices, to turn on and display important items such as the time, weather and your schedule on a large screen to set you up for the day ahead.
    • On/Off Timer: The three On/Off timers allow you to program the television to turn itself on and off by selecting a specific on time and a specific off time. An On/off timer can be set to repeat only once, everyday, Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, or Sat-Sun. You can also choose the On Timer's content (TV, USB, or Antenna) and volume. The on and off timers work independently of one another.
    • Sleep Timer: The sleep timer switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, or 180 minutes.
    • Auto Protection Time: If the screen remains idle with a still image for a certain period of time (2, 4, 8, 10 hours) defined by the user, the TV's built-in screen saver is activated to prevent the formation of host images on the screen.

    Remote Support + Self Diagnosis: The Samsung Remote Support service offers you one-on-one support with a Samsung Technician who can remotely diagnose your TV, adjust the TV settings, perform a factory reset, and install recommended firmware updates. Your TV must be connected to your homes wired or wireless network. The Samsung UHD TV also provides a Self Diagnosis menu which allows you to check the television for picture, sound, and signal problems.

    • Picture Test: Use to check for picture problems. If the problem appears in the test picture, select "Yes" and follow the directions on the screen.
    • Sound Test: Use the built-in melody sound to check for sound problems. If the problem occurs during the test, select "Yes" and follow the directions on the screen.
    • Signal Test: An HD digital channel's reception quality is either perfect or the channels are unavailable. Adjust your antenna to increase signal strength.
    Note: The television only comes with a brief User Manual. A complete instruction manual is built-in into the TV and can be viewed on-screen. Open the e-Manual to learn how to use the TV's many features.

    Remote/Voice Control

    Smart Touch Remote Control: The new Samsung Smart Touch Remote Control makes it even easier to navigate the television's entertainment sources, menu settings, and Smart TV features. Improved user convenience has been provided so that you can switch the channel and adjust the volume with ease while focusing on the TV screen. Simply use the remote's directional pad to navigate menus quickly or perform voice commands with the built-in microphone.

    • Voice Control: Using the Smart TV Remote's built-in microphone and the voice control function of the TV, your voice is all you need to turn on/off the Samsung television, navigate menus, and get to your favorite Smart TV content. You can even use only your voice to switch the channel, adjust the volume level, and launch online apps while focusing on the TV screen, which removes the need for a conventional remote control. You can even setup the TV to give you audible feedback in regards to your voice commands.
    • Programmable: The remote also operates via IR and can be programmed to control satellite/cable boxes, Blu-ray players, and home theaters from other manufactures using the TV's remote setup menu.
    • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC): This TV is enabled with Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC); a feature that makes it possible to control HDMI-connected Samsung and other HDMI-CEC compliant external devices connected to the TV with ease. With Anynet+, you can use the TV remote control to operate all your compatible Samsung Anynet+ and HDMI-CEC devices that are connected to the TV via HDMI. Anynet+ can control up to 12 compatible external devices (up to 3 of the same type).
    Notes: Because the Smart Touch Remote communicates with the TV through wireless Bluetooth communication, it will need to be initially paired with the TV. This also means you don't have to point the remote directly at the TV. Wireless range is approximately 20'.

    Smart View Mobile App: You can download Samsung's Smart View mobile app for your Apple iOS (7.0+) iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android (4.1+) smartphone/tablet, or Windows PC for yet another way to control & enjoy more content on the Samsung UHD series LED-LCD TV. The Samsung Smart View app lets you enjoy content stored on your mobile and PC easily on your Samsung Smart TV, as well as letting you control the TV with your mobile device.

    • Remote: Your Apple iOS or Android device can work as remote for the Samsung TV, and a network-connected Samsung Blu-ray player or home theater system.
    • TV View: Enjoy TV and other multimedia right from your Apple iOS or Android device that's connected to the Samsung Smart TV. You can watch the same program as on the TV or different content from another input source.
    • Content Sharing: Connect your mobile with the TV and select videos, pictures, or even music.; your content will instantly play on the TV. You can even create personalized playlists to access all of your favorite videos, photos, and music in one place. You'll even be able to add content files or even a whole folder from your Windows PC into the Smart View app and play them back on the TV.

    Keyboard & Mouse Compatible: The Samsung UHD series TV will support a USB- or Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold separately), which makes web browsing a lot easier.

    Mounting Options

    Pedestal Stand: The TV comes with a pedestal stand. The TV is shipped with the pedestal stand unattached. The television weighs 23.6 lbs with the stand. This stand does not swivel.

    Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back and comes with four wall-mount adapters for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes is 200mm (h) x 200mm (v). The threaded inserts and wall-mount adapters require M8 (8mm) machine screws (not supplied). The included wall-mount adapters must be used when wall-mounting television. The television weighs 20.1 lbs without the stand.

    Ventilation Clearance: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and 4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.

    Detachable AC Power Cord: The Samsung UHD series TV comes with a 5' detachable AC power cord. The power cord plugs into the back of the TV and sticks out 0.125" from the back of the television. The AC power cord is fitted with a right-angle AC plug that sits 0.9375" from the wall.

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    Size is perfect for my entertainment center.Has 4K and many other features. Nice. [ RALPH  Feb 06, 2017 ]
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    needed larger screen for daughter's vision, Christmas [ Garreth  Dec 10, 2016 ]
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    This was not my first choice, but second choice. I wanted a less expensive model UN40KU6300 but this did not appear as available on the online website. I knew the second choice would be fine as it was similar but with added feature of HDR which I did not need. Anyway all will be well I think. [ Gary L.  Dec 05, 2016 ]
    Replacement for 40" Samsung TV purchased six years ago !! Was looking at Sony and Vizio - 50" is too large for where I will be placing/watching TV !! Price was another part of it. Loyal satisfied Crutchfield customer !! [ Bruce  Dec 04, 2016 ]
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    Best price for the best item in addition to the "EXCELLANT" free shipping to HAWAII......Hooray!!! to Crutchfield [ Milton  Nov 26, 2016 ]
    Great feature set for price. Replacing 8yr old LCD Samsung(still great picture) w/ newer similar sized set. SAMSUNG! Just need a 40" OLED???? ;) [ Nathan  Nov 17, 2016 ]
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    I liked my old Samsung TV - Which I ordered from Cruchfield. [ William  Oct 16, 2016 ]
    Replacing current TV in a cabinet that limits our size options. [ Nick  Aug 10, 2016 ]

    2 questions already asked

    20 3/8"tall 35 3/4 wide" i have this installed on a flat screen wall mount in my fifth wheel camper in the bedroom it is approx 5 inches away from wall. (Has 1/2 " thick backer plate on wall also) these measurements are with out stand.. hope this helps [ John  Oct 25, 2016 ]
    The listed dimensions are 35-5/8"W x 20-7/16"H x 2-1/4"D (22-1/2"H x 12"D on stand). You can find this information on the product page under "General Features". Hope that helps. [ Kenny  Oct 24, 2016 ]  Staff
    Dimensions are listed under specifications. Unfortunately mine is hanging over 8 feet in the air on a bedroom wall. Otherwise I would measure it for you [ Hugh  Oct 24, 2016 ]
    For additional information you would need to reach out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. Pricing information is not available online, they will be able to help answer your questions. [ Kenny  Jul 27, 2016 ]  Staff
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