What Samsung TV serial number means
Every TV that comes off the factory production line has a unique serial number. The purchaser of a new TV is not interested in the serial number. The country of manufacture and the date of manufacture are indicated separately on the information sheet which is usually placed on the back of the TV.
But in addition to the serial number there is information which is used by the service centers. This is information about what factory the TV was assembled, what manufacturer’s components are installed in the TV. For example, Samsung TV sets have screens made by Samsung, Sharp, BOE, and many other companies. The date the TV was assembled is detailed to the month. You can find out the exact date of manufacture in the service menu of the TV.
Samsung TV serial number lookup and Samsung TV model number lookup
How to find the Samsung TV serial number: the TV serial number is indicated on the information sheet that is attached to the back of the TV. You can also find out the serial number from the TV menu, TV information.
Samsung TV serial number check
The serial number of Samsung TVs produced between 2001 and 2022 is a 15-character (letters and numbers) coded with information about your TV. Let’s take the Samsung TV serial number as an example to see what certain characters mean.
Samsung TV serial number explained
Samsung TV serial number decode (how to decode explained)
- ZAJ3 – TV model code, a factory code that contains information about the features of the TV (the codes of the suppliers of components for the TV assembly).
- 3 – the product code in this case the number 3 means that this product is a TV
How to find out where a Samsung TV is made
- S – the code of the plant on which the TV is assembled
- S – Slovenia
- H – Hungary
- 4 -Romania
- 1, 3 – Korea
- L – Russia
- W– China
- C – Mexico
- M – Malaysia
- E – The technical code pertaining to the plant (assembly plant code)
- D – year of manufacture, in this serial number is 2013
- C – month in which the TV was manufactured, this serial number is December
00652L – The serial number of the TV, by which the manufacturer can determine on which assembly line the TV was assembled and in which shift. The information is only of interest to the manufacturer for quality control of the TVs produced
How to know the assembly date of your Samsung 2022-2001 TV
|2006||A or L||June||6|
Production date code in the serial number
If you want to know how old your TV is, you can find two characters in the serial number of your Samsung TV (those are characters 8 and 9 in the serial number, counting from left to right). Use our table to find out how old your TV is.
Data Code Samsung
|year / month||January||February||March||April||May||June||july||August||September||October||November||December|
|code; year / month||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||A||B||C|
How to check the serial number of your Samsung TV
There is no service to check the serial number of your Samsung TV. Sometimes Samsung runs promotions to check the serial number. Motivated by the desire to fight against the supply of TVs that are intended for other regions. But in fact, it does not matter for Samsung, and it even reduces the cost of warranty service, because such TVs are not covered by the warranty, the warranty is only valid in the country for which the TV is produced.
If you have read the article carefully you can check the serial number yourself knowing some nuances. For example, since 2018, Samsung does not produce TVs in Korea.