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Reviewed on Aug 20, 2013

Samsung F6300
TV REVIEW

Usage Ratings - Version 0.8

Test Benches:

  • 1.2: Winter 2018
  • 1.1: Summer 2017
  • 1.0: Winter 2015
  • 0.9: Winter 2014
  • 0.8: Winter 2013
7.0
Mixed Usage
Score components:
  • 70% Picture Quality
  • 20% Motion
  • 10% Inputs
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This tv was replaced by the Samsung H6350

If you do not want 3D, the Samsung F6300 LED TV is a great choice. Besides its narrow viewing angle, it is a well-rounded LED TV. If you do not need the Smart TV interface though, you should opt for the FH6030 instead.

Test Results
Picture Quality 6.9
Motion 7.5
Inputs 6.4
Pros
  • Very good motion handling for an LED TV. You will see little amount of blur in video games.
  • Good contrast. The blacks are deep even in a dimmed room.
  • Limited amount of reflections. It can also get very bright, so it will work great in a living room during the day.
Cons
  • Average input lag, but it won't be noticeable for the majority of gamers.
  • Very narrow viewing angle. It is fine if you sit directly in axis. If you have some viewers on the side though, they will see a slight discoloration and lower contrast.

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Design

Borders
Samsung F6300 Borders

0.95" (2.4 cm)

Thickness
Samsung F6300 Thickness

1.38" (3.5 cm)

6.9

Picture Quality

4k : No
7.8 Dark scene
Samsung F6300 Dark scene
Black : 0.040 cd/m2
White : 98.27 cd/m2
Contrast : 2456 : 1

As with most Samsung TVs, the F6300 has great blacks. It is a good choice for watching TV at night or in a dark room.

6.5 Uniformity
Samsung F6300 Uniformity

It has slightly better uniformity than the average LED TV.

9.2 Dark scene in a bright room
Samsung F6300 Dark scene in a bright room
Reflection : 2.6 %

Its semi-matte display is great for daytime watching in rooms with windows.

7.9 Bright scene in a bright room
Samsung F6300 Bright scene in a bright room
Max white : 278.7 cd/m2

It performs really well in brightly lit areas.

5.9 Viewing angle
Viewing angle : 20 °

Unfortunately, watching the F6300 from even a slight angle will cause it to lose a lot of its color uniformity. If you have viewers all around the TV, go for an LG TV instead, like the LA6200.

Pixels
7.5

Motion

Score components:
7.5 Motion blur

There is very little blur on the F6300. It is also equipped with motion interpolation and 24p playback, which is useful for movies.

6.4

Inputs

Score components:
6.4 Input lag
Samsung F6300 Input lag
Input lag : 62.5 ms

The F6300 has average input lag.

Side inputs
Samsung F6300 Side inputs

3 HDMI
3 USB
1 RF In

Rear inputs
Samsung F6300 Rear inputs

1 HDMI
1 Ethernet
1 Component In
1 Composite In
1 Digital Audio Out (Optical)
1 Headphone Out

Smart Features

Remote

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7.0Mixed Usage
Score components:
  • 70% Picture Quality
  • 20% Motion
  • 10% Inputs
The picture quality of the Samsung F6300 LED TV is very good, no matter the amount of light in your room. It also has a lot of extra features, including a smart TV interface and motion interpolation. If you do not need those, you can save a bit of money by going for a lower-end model like the F5500 or the FH6030. This TV's only negative is its narrow viewing angle.

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