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Samsung UE40J5580
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Samsung UE40J5580

40" Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Smart TV Features WiFi Connection Release Date
£75.54 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE40J5580 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE40J5580 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40J5580 do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this age and type.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE40J5580 is a two RF port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40J5580 only have one RF port.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE40J5580 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year. The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago range from 5W to 1,000W.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 400 hertz, the UE40J5580 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40J5580. The motion interpolation frequencies of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE40J5580 range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40J5580 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the UE40J5580 which has three HDMI ports.

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Supports Seven Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the UE40J5580 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. The most commonly supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this television. The audio formats AIFF, APE, FLAC, MIDI, OGG, WAV and WMA are also supported by this TV.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The UE40J5580 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40J5580 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40J5580 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE40J5580 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40J5580 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Samsung UN50J6200 is also worth considering.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40J5580

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the UE40J5580 will cost £76 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs of a comparable spec and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This mid-size TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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

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Average Thickness

At 66.7 millimeters, the UE40J5580 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the UE32J5550 (£328.22) (66.6mm), or the UE32J5570 (£334.09) (66.6mm) both from Samsung.

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Local Dimming
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.54
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40J5580uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40j5580, samsung ue40j5580, samsung ue40j5580s, samsung ue40j5580su, samsung ue40j5580sux, samsung ue40j5580suxz, samsung ue40j5580suxzg
Barcodes 08806086851343

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