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Samsung UN32C4000 LED LCD HDTV Review

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Tour & Design

Tour & Design Summary
Editorial Note: This is a review of the Samsung UN32C4000. Test results are for this model, but should indicate the general performance of other sizes in the UNxxC4000 series. UNxxC4000 includes the following models: UN19C4000, UN22C4000, and UN26C4000.  Read here for more details on series differences.
{{article.attachments['Samsung-UN32C4000-vanity.jpg']}} • Good looking, sturdy design. • Stand doesn't swivel, but the TV isn't very heavy or big so it shouldn't be an issue.
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Front


The Samsung UN32C4000's screen is surrounded by a glossy black bezel. Its touch controls are located in the lower right corner of the bezel, but the markings are pretty faint.

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Back


The back of the TV has a backwards L-shape indent that's lined with ports.

For information about the ports on the back of the Samsung UN32C4000 see our Connectivity section.

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Sides


The TV is quite thin: there really isn't much room for features. The left side has a few ports, but they're indented a bit far.

For information about the ports on the side of the Samsung UN32C4000 see our Connectivity section.

 

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Stand/Mount


The stand is an oval of glossy black plastic and it doesn't swivel.

 

Controls


The touch button controls are located on the front of the TV, in the lower right hand corner.

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Remote Control


The remote is the standard Samsung affair: sort of big, large buttons, smooth edges, backlight that only illuminates some buttons.

 

In The Box*(6.50)*


In the Samsung UN32C4000's box, you'll find the remote, batteries, and manuals.

The TV is somewhat of a pain to assemble, because the stand is two parts: you have to screw an intermediary piece into the base, which you then screw onto the TV. It's not difficult, just a bit of added labor.

 

Aesthetics*(7.00)*


For an entry-level set, the UN32C4000 looks nice. We don't necessarily like glossy black plastic bezels, but that's an unfortunate constant amongst lower-end sets. The TV is also incredibly thin, and would look great mounted on the wall. T

Other Models in the UNxxC4000 series
This is a review of the Samsung UN32C4000. The other sizes of HDTVs in this series should be similar in terms of performance and usability. For details about any differences, click on the image to jump to the Series Comparison page.
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UN19C4000 19 inches UN22C4000 22 inches UN26C4000 26 inches
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Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Blacks & Whites
  3. Color Accuracy
  4. Motion
  5. Viewing Effects
  6. Calibration
  7. Remote Control
  8. Connectivity
  9. Audio & Menus
  10. Multimedia & Internet
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Vs Samsung LN32C350
  13. Vs LG 32LD350
  14. Vs Sony KDL 32BX300
  15. Conclusion
  16. Series Comparison
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