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Only 1.2 inches thick. Good color and contrast ratio performance. Strong feature set. Energy efficient. HDMI-CEC support. Internet@TV support with Web widgets and access to services like Amazon Video On Demand.
Deep color and 120Hzmode refresh adjustments let you dial in picture and processing to suit your taste. Surprisingly dark
Good noise reduction, vibrant colors, two USB ports, sold build, classy design.
Interesting features, good UI
Four HDMI inputs; wireless media streaming; Web-based Yahoo widget support; built-in digital TV tuner; bundled with two remotes.
Expensive. Auto-dimming cannot be disabled. Integrated speakers are weak.
Glossy screen picks up quite a bit of glare. Internet widgets load slower than a Uwe Boll torrent. Dynamic contrast control produces visible pulsing when maxed out.
Uneven color, noticeable picture "judder"
Only one component/composite
Expensive, black levels tend to get noisy (BluRay playback), multiplexed ports
Just above average contrast and brightness
Blacks not as deep without local dimming; mild brightness uniformity issue; slightly recessed side inputs; YouTube no search function.
By EISA on January 01, 2010
Large, flat screen TVs are among the most power hungry and intensively used of domestic appliances. Samsung’s UE40B7000 (black version UE40B7020) is leading the charge for fully-featured TVs that deliver stunning HD pictures while respecting the...
By Audioholics on December 10, 2009
There is not a lot to not like about the Samsung. Provided you don't mind waiting for the lagging menu system controls, it's an excellent display with a great black level and absolutely stunning look. Color is excellent, though off-angle viewing...
By RegHardware on November 30, 2009
This TV has a lot going for it, from great looks before you even plug it in through to sharp, pleasing HD images and decent Freeview fidelity. The audio isnt cinephile quality, but fine for day-to-day use. The addition of limited Internet access,...
By PC Mag on November 18, 2009
While Samsung had to make some compromises to get the 40-inch UN40B7000 LED-based LCD HDTV to measure a mere 1.2 inches thick, the result is just as sexy and powerful as it is...
By Wired on October 26, 2009
Think of Samsung's 46-inch 7000 as an aspiring model: impossibly thin, well put together, and connected to the Net 24/7. (It has a name you can't pronounce, too.) To attain the set's waifish profile, Samsung replaced the standard fluorescent...
By Business Week on October 15, 2009
Internet-connected LED TV offers a pleasing viewing...
By CIOL on October 06, 2009
LED seems to be the next big flavor of the flat panel world, and Samsung is spearheading the charge. The new 7000 series LED TV is the flagship of the LED range in the popular 40-inch size. A notch above is the 8000 series 55-inch LED TV (which...
By Tom's Guide on September 21, 2009
The tests We use a new testing method very similar to the one we use for video projectors. The same video analysis software produces the HCFR colormeter. This gives us a good evaluation of brightness, depth of blacks, the color space, RGB levels,...
By TechTree on September 14, 2009
Just when you thought youve seen the best from Samsung they go ahead and up the ante again. Today we have their monster 46-inch Series 7 LED TV that offers all the features of the Series 6, plus a couple more like internet access, two USB ports...
By Tech2 on August 20, 2009
PerformanceWe started off with grayscale patterns, minute bars increasing in light spanning across the screen. At high backlights, whites definitely look quite bright, but blacks are clearly faded, and will not appeal to a videophile. Thus at level 5...
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