Samsung UE40JU6445 review
|Review: May 2015|
Last updated October 2015
In a nutshell: The Samsung UE40JU6445 is a mid-market 40-inch TV and is a good value family television. It's a nice-looking TV with the benefit of UHD (4K) resolution and Samsung's new Smart TV system. It's a very polished all-round performer. and its only issue is the relatively narrow viewing angles.
As usual, Samsung's 2015 TV range is a maze, seemingly designed to confuse the unwary shopper. The JU6445 appears to be identical to the JU6400, but is exclusive to Currys / PC World.
The two models look identical, have the same spec sheets, and appear to have exactly the same characteristics. The only difference we can find is that Samsung's Picture Quality Index (PQI) is 1,000 for the JU6445 and 900 for the JU6400. That would seem to indicate that the JU6445 is better in some undefined way. However, since there is no explanation of how these numbers are calculated, we'd take that as a marketing tactic rather than a real, tangible difference.
Read our detailed review of the UE40JU6400 to find out more, or check the prices listed below.
Samsung UE40JU6445 features include:
- 40 inch LED-backlit UHD screen
- 3840 x 2160 resolution
- UHD upscaling
- Ultra Clear Panel
- Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
- Auto Motion Plus
- Mega Contrast
- 200Hz Clear Motion Rate
- Picture Quality Index: 1000
- Film Mode
- Game Mode
- Sports Mode
- Smart TV
- Quad Core Processor
- Freeview HD
- Audio: Dolby Digital Plus, DTS Studio Sound, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, HD audio, 10W x 2 sound output (RMS), 2 down firing plus bass reflex speakers
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi Direct, Ethernet (LAN) x 1, HDMI x 4, USB x 3, headphone x 1, component in (Y/Pb/Pr) x 1, composite in (AV) x 1, digital audio out (optical) x 1, RF In (Terrestrial / Cable input) x 1, Anynet+, CI+ (1.3) slot, MHL, DLNA
- TM1250A remote control
- Energy efficiency class: A
- Typical power consumption: 147W
- Size without stand (WxHxD): 917.7 x 535.7 x 62.6 mm
- Size with stand (WxHxD): 917.7 x 582.2 x 241.6 mm
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Does this TV have HDR?
Asked by Dion
on 24th Dec 2016
Reply by S21
on 24th Dec 2016
Reply by eddy
on 26th Dec 2016
yes it does have HDR. Its just named differently in the menu settings. I'm running my playstation pro at 4k rob with HDR. all detected and confirmed by the playstation.
Can anyone recommend a suitable set of wireless headphones?
Asked by Jim
on 23rd Aug 2016
I reside in a hospital setting and wish to use Headphones with my Samsung UE40JU6445 TV.
What size is the stand base please?
Asked by Tony
on 12th May 2016
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Average rating from 2 reviews:
Reviewed by BillC
on 21st May 2016
Terrible experience with this tv. Sound is almost never in sync with picture which is very annoying. Samsung can't seem to fix it despite months of promises.
Reviewed by pr055
on 28th Aug 2015
Just bought the 40".
Currently using freeview and works very well with good reception on the built in receiver.
Had to adjust the picture settings and remove the smoothing otherwise lip synch is a problem when upscaling.
Technically very good - just have to wait for technology to catch up with it.
I would recommend.