Samsung UE55J5502 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

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Samsung UE55J5502
Samsung UE55JU7000

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE55J5502 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung UE55JU7000 has a rating of "A+".
6 Reasons For
3D compatible Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 3D compatible TV, but the Samsung UE55J5502 is not 3D compatible. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE55JU7000 is three, but the Samsung UE55J5502 only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55J5502 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

4% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 4kWh lower than the Samsung UE55J5502 (114kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Cheaper to run by £4.80
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is £4.80 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55J5502 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE55J5502 is "A+".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Not 3D compatible Edit
The Samsung UE55J5502 is not 3D compatible, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 3D compatible. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE55J5502 is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has three USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only three HDMI ports Edit
The Samsung UE55J5502 has three HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has four HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Slightly higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55J5502 has an annual energy consumption of 118kWh, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV (4kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

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£4.80 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE55J5502 are £138.03 which is £4.80 more than the Samsung UE55JU7000. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
Two months older
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is older than the Samsung UE55J5502 by two months.

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

19 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 849.00
Total cost of ownership £ 982.23
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
BEST
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
138cm 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
OSD Language
27 27

Performance

Audio Format
 DSS
 MP4
 AC3
 3GPP
 DSS
 MP4
 AC3
 3GPP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
85W 82W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
118kWh 114kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 218W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
Unknown - Click to provide data 67.4mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.4kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 23.6kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 277.7mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 770.5mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,242.6mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 718.3mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,242.6mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 812mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,415mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
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