Samsung UE32C6000 review

A super Freeview HD TV with added multimedia functions

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With its premium qualities the 32UC6000 feels like a shrunken version of a larger screen and rather over-specified for a 32in model. But it's also clearly something of a design statement and whilst aesthetic appeal is a much bigger factor than it was before the invention of edge-lit LED screens no TV can be judged without consideration of functionality and performance.

We liked:

Stunningly detailed hi-def pics on Freeview HD and other hi-def sources such as Sky HD and Blu-ray. Black levels and colours are generally excellent although if Wayne Rooney ever gets sent off you'll probably see the ref brandishing an orangey red card.

Standard definition pictures are generally good, particularly the higher bandwidth channels on the Freeview tuner. Sound reproduction is decent for this type of screen and connectivity is generous, covering all your likely AV needs.

We disliked:

Weaknesses such as a lack of detail in very dark areas and 100Hz artefacts although the latter aren't as profoundly noticeable as on larger screens. The menu system and remote control aren't the easiest to get to grips with. The networking functionality stops short of direct internet access despite contradicting information in the manual.


The UE32C6000 is an appealing screen with supermodel looks and a penchant for serving up some wonderful HD pictures. Its Freeview HD tuner makes terrestrial TV look as good as it ever has and its a perfect partner for a Sky box too.

The numerous adjustment tools could keep you busy for hours but we suspect most users will simply select one of the basic picture modes and be perfectly happy.

There's no denying this TV is something of an indulgence but then wouldn't life be dull without the occasional treat?

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Tech Specs

Product TypeLED-LCD TV
Scan Format1080p
Standard Refresh Rate50 Hz
Digital TunerDVB-C (MPEG4), DVB-T (MPEG4)
Video Signal StandardHDTV 1080p
Number of HDMI Ports4
Number of SCART Interfaces1
Product Family6000
Brand NameSamsung
Screen Size81.3 cm (32")
Aspect Ratio16:9
Ethernet TechnologyEthernet
Weight with Stand (Approximate)11.10 kg
Backlight TechnologyEdge LED
VESA Mount Standard200 x 200
Operating Power Consumption120 W
Standby Power Consumption60 mW
RMS Output Power20 W
Electronic Program GuideYes
DLNA CertifiedYes
Digital Audio OutputYes
Height with Stand542 mm
Width with Stand774 mm
Depth with Stand242.20 mm
Number of Common Interface1
Composite VideoYes
Component VideoYes
PC StreamingYes
Media PlayerYes
Enhanced Refresh Rate100 Hz
Height479 mm
Width774 mm
Depth29.9 mm
Sound SystemDolby Digital Plus, Surround Sound, DTS
Product Series6000
Maximum Resolution1920 x 1080
FeaturesPicture in Picture, Sleep Timer, Teletext, Auto Program, Auto-off
Product ModelUE32C6000
Product NameUE32C6000 LED-LCD TV
Manufacturer Part NumberUE32C6000RKXXU
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Samsung LCD TVs Elegantly designed with a unique Touch of Color™ bezel, Samsung LCD TVs display brilliant images with amazing detail and provide a host of connectivity options.

Package Contents
  • UE32C6000 LED-LCD TV
  • Batteries
  • Manual
  • Power Cable
  • Remote Control
  • Slim Gender Cables
Weight (Approximate)8.30 kg