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Rating 8.6
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Samsung UN55D6400 Specs

Size: 55-Inch

  • It is 3D HDTV
  • 3D glasses not included in box, must be purchased as optional accessory
  • It is Samsung Smart 3D HDTV
  • It has full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Auto Motion Plus 120Hz with Clear Motion Rate

Samsung UN55D6400

Size: 55-Inch

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Samsung UN55D6400 HDTV Reviews

Boy was i like a kid on christmas when the UPS guy showed up with this baby. When Samsung UN55D6400 came in the door i was SHOCKED at how slim the box was AND THATS JUST THE BOX ! After unboxing and set-up, i was instantly sure i had made the right choice. You'll hear me repeat over and over again how nice this tv is and im sorry but i need to get my point across :) The super slim bezzle or edge is great. Picture quality is stunning, colors pop and although the 120hz auto motion plus isn't for everyone, Samsung UN55D6400's still spectacular. On that note i have to say, after reading so many comments from people who dislike the auto motion plus (or soap opera affect) i think Samsung UN55D6400 important to note that turning all the setting to the max will look odd...Samsung UN55D6400 not meant for that. i have my blur at max but my judder at only 4 or 5....i find it needs to be adjusted based on programming. My one and ONLY gripe is that it doesnt come with 3d Glasses.....i know it's not a huge issue but you think paying that amount for a tv they'd be able to throw in some $40 glasses no? One more thing...not a con just a point....BUY THE QWERTY REMOTE ! it is a royal pain trying to use T9 on the SMART Hub.

Im sure i've missed a lot but there's to much to talk about.... it's a fantastic T.V for the money.


Samsung UN55D6400 Reviews

I have 13 TVs, from 19" to 62". Four of them are Samsung (32" LCD, 32" LCD, 50" Plasma, and this 40" LED), most of the others are Sony, Panasonic, or Mitsubishi. Every one has been a great TV, but each one is better than the previous. Make sure you understand this TV is the 2011 model, not 2010. UN55D6400 is a UN40D6400UF, not a UN40C6400UF. UN55D6400 is so new that you can't easily find support at Samsung if you use the Product Model Finder. You must search the sight with the correct model number, and only then will you find a path to the support page.

I can only rate this TV on 2D picture quality. I have no use for 3D-TV until they don't require glasses, even though both my PS3's, TV, and a couple of Blu-rays support 3D. As another user noted, the box is slim and that's no joke. I bought my kids a 40" Philips LED TV two weeks ago and that box was slim, but this box was 2" thinner. This TV weighs 22 lbs, while the Philips is 30 lbs. The thin bezel is amazing and makes the TV look like UN55D6400 all picture.

The menu system is slightly better than my plasma, both well laid out and intuitive. Setup was a breeze and the settings were NOT all maxed out. The remote is pretty well laid out, but not as nice as my plasma and the back-lighting is not as bright as it should be. The picture and sound are superb! Off-angle viewing (vertical and horizontal) is amazing. All my Samsung TV's have touch-sensitive controls on the front of the TV - they look great but are hard to use in most lighting situations. This TV has real buttons on the back of the TV, but you have to memorize the locations by feel. (UPDATE) When you touch the buttons on the back of the TV, there are icons that appear on the front of the screen showing all of the buttons and which button you are touching, by highlighting that button. Very Cool!

I would recommend this TV to all my friends and family!! I am so glad I spent the extra $100 to get the 6400 instead of the 6000.

UPDATE: OK, I broke down and bought a pair of Samsung 3D glasses and Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D. The glasses paired with the TV like magic. The 3D picture was quite amazing with none of the problems described by another reviewer. I still don't like the glasses, and I felt some eye strain and a minor headache during the movie. You can actually still watch the movie without the glasses - not very well, but a 100 times better than the old red and blue 3D movies. The glasses also fit a big head like mine, but still fit my children (nice design).

Also I got tired of the soap opera appearance of the standard 2D video, so I adjusted the Auto Motion Plus based on forum comments (Blur at 10, Judder at 3). The picture looks normal again, and the fast motion is no longer jerky. I recommend making this change, or going crazy watching strange, unnatural video. It might sound silly, but this adjustment is night and day!

IMPORTANT: All documentation about this TV's wall mount size is incorrect. Maybe the 2010 model took VESA 400x400, but this 2011 TV takes VESA 200x200.

NETWORK UPDATE: Unless I misread something, there is not supposed to be a LAN port on this model. Just look at the specs for inputs, no LAN port. But this 2011 model does have a LAN port and it works perfectly. I hooked up an old D-Link DWL-G820 as a wireless access point (gaming adapter) and the TV now has Internet. Still loving this TV!!!!


UN55D6400 Reviews

This is a fully-featured, 3D capable, internet ready, LED TV from Samsung.

First, a quick comparison of similar models:
- The D6300 model (Samsung UN55C6300 55-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED HDTV (Black)) does not have 3D capabilities.
- The D6400 model (Samsung UN60D6400 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D LED HDTV (Black))has 3D and wired-internet and you can purchase an optional WiFi adapter.
- The D6500 model (Samsung UN60D6500 60-Inch 1080p 120HZ 3D LED TV (Black)) has 3D and is wifi ready.

In selecting a TV I wanted one that had good quality, was 3D ready, was internet ready (particularly for netflix streaming), and was aesthetically pleasing. This TV met all of those features. My location was close enough to run a wire to the router so I did not need WiFi, making the 6400 the model for me.

Out of the box, the picture was great. After spending a little time and adjusting the picture settings, the image is fantastic. Blacks are dark and colors are bright. There is no blur in fast action scenes, thanks in part to the 120Hz refresh rate. There are several preset selections and a myriad of settings to adjust if you want to further customize your picture.

The 3D function works amazingly well. The tv uses active 3D glasses, like Samsung SSG-3100GB 3D Active Glasses - Black (Only Compatible with 2011 3D TVs) (not included), and the picture is amazing. The 3D technology will likely continue to evolve, but the TVs with the best images are the 3D tvs, so even if you don't care about 3D and you're just looking for the best image, 3D is probably the way to go.

The TV has a simple recessed area for connections, making Samsung UN55D6400 easy to mount on a wall without interference from the plugs. There are plenty of inputs to keep you covered: 4HDMI inputs, as well component, composite, PC, and USB.

The TV is also energy efficient, exceeding EnergyStar standards with an estimated energy cost of only $17 per year.

The "Smart TV" feature is the internet capabilities. A dedicated button on the remote control brings up the internet menu, allowing you to select an app to run or to download new apps. Popular apps include Netflix, Pandora, Blockbuster, Hulu, YouTube, ESPN, as well as social networking with Facebook and Twitter. The Netflix app works quite well, allowing you to browse your queue and offering suggestions based on your viewing patterns. The streaming picture quality is also good. Samsung UN55D6400's not quite as good as a DVD, but I've not experienced any buffering or pauses in the playback.

Aesthetically, the TV is also quite nice. The ultra then bezel nearly disappears while viewing and makes the screen seem even larger than the already-large 60" size. The included stand is also quite attractive if you are not planning on mounting the TV. The TV does have standard mounting points, making it quite easy to hang this TV on a wall or mount it in a stand.

Overall, I'm quite impressed with this TV. I've not yet experienced anything negative. The TV is full-featured but the interface is simple and intuitive. The picture is amazing and the 3D capability and internet apps should meet the expectations of nearly every user.


UN55D6400 HDTV

Recently purchased this tv after having a projection for the last 11 years. The tv is very nice, very sleek looking, exceptional picture clarity and very lite.

Pros:
1. Very thin
2. Picture is clear, vivid and bright
3. Can watch from any angle
4. More than enough HDMI and USB plug ins
5. Smart Hub is a nice feature

Cons:
1. When you first start watching the picture seems as though your in the show, UN55D6400 is very unsusal because the picture is so clear.
2. Slow to respond when swapping functions
3. Speakers are very small


Samsung UN55D6400 HDTV

The picture is very clear and detailed. The flat screen is super thin and looks great mounted on our fireplace wall. I wondered whether there would be glare from our window on the screen. There is not any glare. I'm very pleased with my selection.


Samsung UN55D6400 3D LED HDTV Reviews

I have only had the television for 3 days now, but here are my initial impressions:

The picture is absolutely stunning. I upgraded from a 50' Samsung DLP that I'd had for about 7 years. I truly didn't realize what I was missing with the technology advancements of 1080P LCDs and LEDs over the last few years. My wife and I will be watching HDTV in either 1080i or 720p and look at each other and say this doesn't look like "normal" TV. We finally figured Samsung UN55D6400 out last night. The picture is so clear that television shows truly appear to us as if we're looking through a window into somebody's home or perhaps watching a live performance/sporting event. We can even start to decipher how "fake" some of the sets are that the producers are using on many of the sitcoms.

Watching a Blu-ray is almost like watching a video game. The frame rate and clarity are so much improved over previous generation sets that Samsung UN55D6400 really gives you a whole new movie-watching experience. Blu-rays might take some getting used to for me because they are so life-like that I tend to just stare in awe rather than paying attention to the movie.

The 3D function of the television also blew me away. I really wasn't sure what to expect here, but took a leap of faith because the price was so incredible. Not only does the 3D create depth when you are watching 3D blu-rays. The picture actually comes at you as if you were in the theater. So far the only experiences I've had with 3D are with a couple of the IMAX 3D blu-rays that I purchased on Amazon. The 2D to 3D function is a bit gimmicky. I've used it to watch baseball games and the NHL playoffs and it does add a little depth to the picture, but probably not enough difference for me to have to wear the glasses all the time.

The one knock against LED televisions has been black levels. While I do notice that the blacks are not quite as deep as other TVs, it really is overshadowed by the beauty and clarity of the rest of the picture.

Overall, this is a definite 5 star purchase for me. If bought 100s of items on Amazon and this is the first thing that has really compelled me to write a review if that tells you anything?


Samsung UN55D6400 HDTV Reviews

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** Samsung UN55D6400 55-inch 1080p 120Hz 3D LED HDTV **
Start with the 3D LED television size of choice. A big one is the best. We purchased this 55-inch screen without regret. From many angles Samsung is the leader in clarity, bright streaming color, sharp imaging, plus the most up to date features on the market today. This television does UN55D6400 all minus a built in processor for accessing the Internet. Which is no big deal because there is a PC input port where you can connect a PC and set up a wireless keyboard and mouse to then use the television as a computer Monitor. HDMI and USB ports galore as well as standard connections for those out of date devises. This Television also has a specific button on the hand held remote that allows standard movies to be upgraded in 3D. Mind you it is not as superior as the actual movie filmed in 3D, but it is pretty darn close. The remote is back lighted and easy to use.

** Samsung SSG-3100GB 3D Active Glasses **
The best choice in 3D viewing glasses as they work in conjunction with the 2011 Samsung Televisions. These are battery operated so eventually a battery replacement will be required, however inexpensive compared to other versions and perfect for getting started at a reasonable price. These we chose because they actually communicate with the television. When 3D is activated or a 3D DVD is detected in playback mode, a splash screen on the monitor will advise you to switch the glasses on. When you stop the 3D Movie or return to standard 1080 TV viewing, the glasses automatically turn off. A great feature. No worries of leaving them on and wearing down the battery. Rechargeable glasses are available from Samsung, but if you have a large family, it can get a bit pricey, so these battery operated glasses are great for starting out even if there is only one or two pair needed. They are lightweight and accessorized with a cleaning swatch. Store them out of sight in a felt lined book box to keep them clean and damage free. I picked up a box that resembles a leather bound book from a craft store and it houses them perfectly and sits on the shelf with the other books.

** LG LHB536 1100s 3D Blu-ray Home Theater System with Smart TV integrated Wi-Fi. **
I know it is not a Samsung, but this one had all the features to provide a great sound experience and more. This unit actually boasted the best sound over Samsung or any other brand at a midway price. This system is serious. It allows all your necessary devices to be connected to it with the need to only connect a single HDMI cable to the television. This is set up brilliantly and speaks perfectly with the Samsung Television and satellite accessories. This thing also reaches out to my home computer and displays all my shared network files on the television screen. Photos, Movies.... anything stored on your home PC can be transferred to the television screen wirelessly with the internal Wi-Fi connection. It also has the capability of connecting your PC to it for direct Internet access. Cool, I know. The one thing I really liked about this unit is I was not guessing at sound selection as with other brands. This selects the best overall surround sound and transmits it to the speakers. When a Blu-ray disc is played, HD standard or 3D, the sound is absolutely incredible. There are several speaker modes that can be manually set, such as Natural, Voice Clarity, Movie mode and best of all Equalizer. Each speaker has a volume control as well to optimize the sound per speaker depending on where you are sitting. All the speaker settings are saved until you choose to make a change. No need to set them each time you flip on the tele. On that note, the Television and Theater System returns to the last setting you turned it off at when you switch it back on again at a later time. Others take you back to a home menu and requires a few steps at selecting your choice of TV viewing, music, radio or DVD. That was way too annoying. This LG is much better as you go to the Home screen by depressing the Home button only. Aps are also available on this unit. IPod connection comes with it too. The remote control is simple to use as with any. The receiver has a few necessary soft touch keys that in my opinion should have been illuminated. They are not lit, so the DVD functions, such as eject, play and indexing forward and reverse from the receiver are a bit difficult in a low lit setting. The panels soft touch keys are not used much anyway as the remote control is ultimately the control center. This is the ONLY teensy disappointment I found with this system. Most other players had this same issue. Rectified easily by using the hand held remote control.

** Mediabridge Ultra Series - High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet **
This 10.2gbps HDMI Cable is fast enough to flawlessly transmits 3D images from your devises to the 3D television. This cable supports the Highest Refresh Rates Available. This includes - Transfer Rates of Up to 340Mhz or 10.2gbps - True HD Dolby 7.1 and DTS-HD Master Audio - Ethernet Channel For Sharing Internet Between HDMI Devices. We purchased three additional cables because it worked so beautifully. Nothing wrong with a spare or two.
You will need one that connects the Satellite or cable box to the LG Home Theater system and one between the home Theater to the Samsung Television. This will give you Ultimate picture and sound at a prices WAY below any brand if purchased at a local electronics store. These work perfectly and you will not be overspending.

** Monster HTS 1000 MKIII 8-Outlet Power Center With Clean Power stage2 **
This I recommend, as it will act as a power surge protector during storms and unexpected bursts of dirty power sent to your electronic units. It handles up to 8 devises as well as your Coaxial cable (included) and an Ethernet connection (not included). This Power Center also reduces the electrical noise that can channel to all your electronics that are connected to it, which will increase the life of your units by years. This I suggest for all that is listed above especially your LED TV. The LED electronic devices need and survive on clean power. Trust me, I have learned from experience. This will save your products from harm and add years of use beyond the manufactures documented life expectancy.


Samsung UN55D6400 Reviews

Something people buying this set should know, and I believe that this applies to all of the Samsung tvs, and that is that these sets come with a default "eco" setting that can cause the set to DIM after being on for some time as an energy saver. This happens while you have been watching Samsung UN55D6400 for some time and by itself. Samsung UN55D6400 ONLY happens on the "standard" picture mode, which is also the default setting as it is shipped. So, if you happen to buy a Samsung tv and watch it for a while and the screen starts to flicker a bit and go darker, don't panic! Simply go to MENU on the remote, then SYSTEM, then ECO SOLUTION, then ENERGY SAVING and turn the ECO SENSOR OFF. You will see that Samsung UN55D6400 ON by default. Bingo...problem solved. Now you can use the standard picture mode with no problems. Amazon is aware of this situation now and I confirmed this with the Level 2 techs at Samsung. I hope this saves at least one person from sending the set back thinking it is defective. Samsung UN55D6400 not. This set has a beautiful picture and is everything I had hoped for.


UN55D6400 Reviews

Pros: Great picture quality out of the box, super slim bezel, SmartTV apps are good but somewhat limited.
Cons: UN55D6400 should have come with built-in WIFI.

I didn't buy Samsung's expensive LinkStick, instead got a Asus WL-330GE working as a wifi adapter(UN55D6400's 4-in-1 router/repeater etc.) which is working out great for me: cheap, light weight, and can be powered by USB.


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My family just redid our family room and Samsung UN55D6400 was time to throw out our old CRT TV...My parents don't know anything about tech so they asked me what would be a good TV to buy. I chose this one. I'm happy with Samsung UN55D6400. :D

I got a small nettop with this TV with the intent of using it as a HTPC to stream video from our other HTPC in the basement and surf the web. The picture looks nice! :D I fired up a 1080p rip of The Dark Knight with all the lights off and the picture was nice and crisp. One thing I noticed is picture looks unnaturally smooth. I honestly don't know if its a good thing. I haven't bothered looking into it, but I want to believe its the motion plus. According to the other review, its something you can just turn off, so no foul. :)I love the ultra thin bezel. Other TVs say they are like 37" when the actual screen size is only 32", obviously just an attempt to cut down on production costs. With this TV, there's none of that. :D

The sound quality is good. Its enough to play any movie at a good volume without distortion in a smaller room. I had XBMC going and I was playing some of my heavy electro, it sounds great, except the fact that the sound lacks the strong bass. But how can I complain? Its a TV. Not a sound system.

As far as the other review pointing out the edge lit "weakness" I have to stand about a foot away from the TV to see a very small amount of light bleeding. I couldn't even notice it sitting on the couch cruising the web. :)

This TV is great. I love it. I have no complaints. :D

--Things that might save you some headaches--

You need to turn the sharpness WAAAAAAAAAY down. Yea the other review has it at like 10, thats where mine is too.

For people plugging in a computer into this TV, don't freak out when the picture over scans the desktop and it gets cut off all around the edges. You need to press menu, go to picture -> picture adjustment, then change the "picture size" from 16:9 to "fit screen". This is not the only TV I've had to change this setting on, but it really bothers me that manufactures don't have that set as default. Because people will resort to changing the desktop resolution to something lower, than complain about how the picture looks fuzzy. (Sorry mini rant) :D

We all mounted our TV. The wall mount kit that we bought didn't have the right length screws for this TV. You need an 8x25mm screw. Had to run to the hardware store to grab some. :( Make sure you have some washers on hand to avoid torquing into the back of the TV. :)


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