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19 Reasons For
Excellent Owner Reviews
People who bought this Samsung TV rated this TV as fantastic on average. That puts this television in the top 19% of all the TVs of a similar age and type.
A few customers who bought it thought it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Excellent value for money” in their review of this TV. In December Brownshoe wrote “Good TV and a good price”. Also in December Celia Allsop mentioned on Amazon “Great buy it came on time brill for the money” in her review of this TV.
One customer who bought it thought it was cheap. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon this year “Good Budget TV” in their review of the Samsung UE28J4100. One person who reviewed the Samsung UE28J4100 concluded that it was a bargain for the price. In December W. B. Collins mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE28J4100 “Recommended if all you need is a simple and cheap TV”.
Easy to Use
A number of Samsung UE28J4100 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in December this year “Good second TV I use in a bedroom, easy to set up and install a much lighter to handle than it's predecessor”. In December last year Robinj said in their Samsung UE28J4100 review on Amazon “TV was easy to set up and picture/sound quality is very good”. This month W. B. Collins wrote on Amazon “Very easy to set up, good picture” in their Samsung UE28J4100 review.
A number of Samsung UE28J4100 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Ross said on Amazon “Sound adjustment seemed easier, with a handy one-push "voice" option optimising most tv broadcasts without having to fiddle too much” and rated the product 80 out of 100.
One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Amazon Customer mentioned a few weeks ago “Easy to put together evan with one arm” in their Samsung UE28J4100 review. One customer who purchased the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. Steve D he wrote this year “The on-screen menus are easy to navigate” in his Samsung UE28J4100 review.
Good Product Quality
Some Samsung UE28J4100 owners who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Dr Derek Knottenbelt mentioned on Amazon “The stand is a bit fragile / floppy It is connected to a sky box and is good quality picture” in their review of this TV. This year Efrphotography.com said in their Samsung UE28J4100 review “I have bought the latter for the bedroom and very impressed with pic quality” but despite that they gave the product a score of 3 stars. M. Dakin rated the product as excellent and wrote “Very pleased with the picture quality” in their review of this TV.
Good Sound Quality
Some Samsung UE28J4100 owners who purchased the Samsung UE28J4100 wrote that it had good sound quality. This month Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and said “Good picture and sound for a budget item” in their review of this TV. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Good sound and picture”. Amazon Customer also said “Excellent picture and the sound is good too”.
A Best Selling Product
The UE28J4100 is one the top selling TV currently available for sale.
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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews
We checked 22,708 expert and owner reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically within its small screen size televisions range.
Some people considered that the Samsung UE28J4100 was a good size. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Samsung UE28J4100 on Amazon a few weeks ago “Ideal size etc for the kitchen or the husband who wants to watch Building in Alaska, Ice Road Truckers etc”. In December last year Jean Jeannie gave the Samsung UE28J4100 a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Great TV nice size for kitchen” in his review.
One person said in their reviews that the Samsung UE28J4100 was lightweight. Mr D J Thomas mentioned on Amazon in December “A lightweight and fairly basic set” but despite that he only scored it 3 stars. One Samsung UE28J4100 reviewer reckoned that the product was easy to carry around. Steve D scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “It is light and easy to mount” in his Samsung UE28J4100 review.
A few Samsung UE28J4100 reviewers agreed that the product was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned a few weeks ago “Beautiful item, we received it today” in their Samsung UE28J4100 review. Martinshopping scored this TV 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Incredibly light, excellent picture, pretty good sound for a small television” in their Samsung UE28J4100 review.
Good Picture Quality
A few Samsung UE28J4100 reviewers mentioned that it had good picture quality. This month Philip979 wrote in their review of this TV “Good picture quality, build quality, plus decent sound quality (often a problem with small, flat screen TVs”.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE28J4100 had good colour saturation. Mike Powell said on Amazon a few weeks ago “I have to say the picture is absolutely stunning, rich colours and crisp picture makes it a delight”.
Smart TV Features Are Good
One Samsung UE28J4100 owner who bought this TV reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Philip979 mentioned in their Samsung UE28J4100 review on Amazon “Freeview HD a bonus” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One Samsung UE28J4100 owner thought the Samsung UE28J4100 was good in terms of HDMI connections. Paul Creaser gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this TV “TV has 2 HDMI connections including a scart, USB”.
Good High Def TV
One Samsung UE28J4100 owner who reviewed this TV wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV.
Has Two Sound Modes
The number of sound modes found on the Samsung UE28J4100 is more than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently found sound mode is Standard, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Game and Sports are also found on this television.
Supports Two Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the Samsung UE28J4100 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This Samsung TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs of this type and age. The video format "ASF" is also supported by this television.
Supports One Audio Format
The UE28J4100 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This Samsung TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this type and age.
Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Small screen size televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE28J4100 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 200Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 200 hertz, the UE28J4100 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other small screen size televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE28J4100.
Two HDMI Ports
Most comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UE28J4100 have between one and two HDMI ports, including the UE28J4100 which has two HDMI ports.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Across all the TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE28J4100 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 20W. The UE28J4100 has a fairly high RMS rated power (10 Watts) compared to most of the other small screen size televisions that were released around the same time as the UE28J4100.
11 Reasons Against
Several Samsung UE28J4100 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was not well made. Ivan Dyer said “Not as well put together as older style TVs Picture” in his Samsung UE28J4100 review and scored the product 3 stars.
Some people who purchased this TV mentioned that it did not have a good stand.
Unacceptable Noise Level
One person wrote that the Samsung UE28J4100 was not noisy. Amazon Customer said in December this year “Works well in a noisy large kitchen” in their review.
Recent Price Increase of £24.01
In the last 41 days the price of the UE28J4100 has increased by £24.01.
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Not 3D Compatible
The UE28J4100 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and type are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a television that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Philips 22HFL2819[plb_3226404_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The Samsung UE28J4100 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this age and spec also do not support smart TV features.
Alternative TVs which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at include the Samsung HG28ED470[plb_2846815_price].
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The UE28J4100 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the UE28J4100 also do not have a WiFi connection.
We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-24CS500[plb_2819401_price], or the LG 24MT57[plb_2879389_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE28J4100, the UE28J4100 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UE28J4100 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE28J4100 also do not feature OLED technology.
The thinnest thickness of similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year is 4mm and the thickest is 94mm. The UE28J4100 has one of the thicker thicknesses (62.9 millimeters) amongst small screen size televisions of this age.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 62.9mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung T28D310[plb_2714636_price].
If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the HG28ED690[pl_2846832_price] (62.9mm), or the HG28EC675[pl_2846868_price] (62.9mm) both from Samsung.
Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Samsung released the UE28J4100.
1366 x 768
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Screen Format Adjustment
1366 х 768
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Features
RMS Rated Power
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Firmware Upgrade Method
Picture Processing Technology
Samsung Wide Color Enhancer, Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
This television was easy to set up. The instructions were clear. The picture is clear and sharp. I have only had one programme with 'lip sync' issues so they were probably nothing to do with the... Read more…
I bought this TV a few weeks before Christmas. Within a couple of days I was having problems and had to restore factory defaults before it would work. Samsung help desk were not at all helpful,... Read more…
This is very easy to set up and produces good sound for its size. However when viewed from an angle it appears washed out. The first one we had was so bad that JL changed it. The second was nearly... Read more…
It is difficult to find reviews of smaller screen TVs although there is a significant demand for them. Having decided against a Smart TV, this is an excellent alternative for playing on demand... Read more…
Absolutely no difficulty in setting up this TV, much easier than models of 5 to 10 years ago. Highly recommended for that facility. It is the right size for my room and provides a very good... Read more…
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