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Samsung UE40J5500
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Samsung UE40J5500

40" Flat Jun 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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9 Reasons For

A Best Selling Product

Across all televisions, the UE40J5500 is one the most popular products currently available for sale.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 20,173 expert and user reviews, Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Just Released Three Months Ago

This mid-size TV was released just three months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

Smart TV

The UE40J5500 is Smart TV. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs also are Smart TV.

Alternative Smart TVs currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper TV such as the Hitachi 43HBT42 (£339.99) or you might consider a higher Rating TV such as the Panasonic TX-40DS400 (£324.99).

If you would prefer a television that is Smart TV then you might want to consider the Samsung UE32J4570 (£284.07).

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE40J5500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40J5500.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider include the TX-40DS400 (£324.99), or the TX-32DS500 (£269.99) both from Panasonic which has a better Rating.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Samsung UE32J4570 (£284.07).

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of the this TV are LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Features One Video App

The UE40J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most recently released TVs. The most commonly featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this Samsung TV. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this television.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many latest mid-size TVs.

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5 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £12.09

In the last 13 days the UE40J5500 has increased in price by £12.09.

Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE40J5500 are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE40J5500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE40JU6640 which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE40J5500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most recently released TVs do not feature OLED technology. The UE40J5500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the LG 32LX300.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the UE40J5500 is more than most TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Game|Movie|Natural|Sports are also found on this TV.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40J5500

Running Costs Are OK

This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE40J5500 is £74, which is typical compared to the other 332 comparable spec televisions that have been available for the last year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

It may also be worth considering one of the other Full HD TVs currently available including the Panasonic TX-40C200 which is cheaper.

If the display resolution of this TV is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Philips 49PUK4900 (£420.76) (4K Ultra HD and cheaper); or the Hisense H40M3300 (£329.00) (4K Ultra HD and higher rated).

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TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
Video App
Screen Mirroring
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Picture Processing Technology
BD Wise Plus
Subtitles Function
Channel List Copy Function
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
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AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
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Cable Included
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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
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Total running cost over 5 years £73.71
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Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barbie ue40j5500, samsung ue40j5500, samsung ue40j5500a, samsung ue40j5500ak, samsung ue40j5500akx, samsung ue40j5500akxx, samsung ue40j5500akxxu
Barcodes 08806086632058, 08806086635165, 08806086744300

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