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23 Reasons For
Good Sound Quality
A number of people who purchased the product considered that it had good sound quality. Alan L. scored it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500 in August this year “It has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen”. Andrew D wrote on Amazon also in August this year “The picture is very good, as if the sound quality” in his review of this TVs however despite that only rated the product 60 out of 100. In August J R Hartley mentioned on Amazon “Nice slim TV with good sound and great picture” in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500.
According to sales data from Amazon, the UE40K5500 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought televisions in the last 3 months.
Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs
Samsung mid-size TVs have excellent ratings on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the top rated manufacturers.
Some Samsung UE40K5500 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Alan L. mentioned on Amazon this month “It'd looks stylish and it has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen” and rated it 5 stars. J R Hartley wrote “The menus are pretty intuitive”. In August this year J R Walden said “Beautiful picture and sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view” in their review.
Easy to Use
Some people concluded that it was easy to setup. This month Andrew D wrote in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500 on Amazon “The TV was easy to setup” but even so only rated it 60 out of 100. J R Hartley said in their review of this TVs in August this year “The wifi was easy to set up and the menus are pretty intuitive” but only gave it a rating of 3 stars. This year Linda said in her review “Easy to set up/connect to wifi etc”.
Good Product Quality
A few people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said “Picture quality is fantastic”. This year J R Walden mentioned on Amazon “Very good Quality T.V”. J R Walden also mentioned “Beautiful picture and sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view”.
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Good High Def TV
A few Samsung UE40K5500 reviewers thought the product was good at displaying high definition TV. This year Andrew D mentioned “Full HD is well worth it for the incredible clarity” in his Samsung UE40K5500 review but despite that gave this TVs a score of 3 stars. In August J R Walden gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500 “Sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view”.
Only Released Three Months Ago
This television was released just three months ago, so it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older TVs.
A number of people thought this TVs was well made. J R Hartley said this month “The TV has DLNA built in too” nonetheless gave the Samsung UE40K5500 a rating of 3 stars. Mr K Ryan rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Also having bluetooth built in allows me to rig up my headset” in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500.
Two Samsung UE40K5500 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Andrew D mentioned in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500 this month “It has also 'forgotten' the wifi passkey and that has needed re-entering several times as well”. This year J R Hartley wrote on Amazon “The wifi was easy to set up” in their Samsung UE40K5500 review.
Good Picture Quality
One customer who purchased the Samsung UE40K5500 reckoned that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon this month “Picture quality is fantastic”.
One person who purchased it considered that it had a good stand. Mr K Ryan and he said on Amazon in August this year “Comes with a stylish stand”.
One Samsung UE40K5500 owner considered that this TVs had good technical guidance. In August this year Mr K Ryan said “Is a great help when you don't want to run an aerial cable to it” in his review.
One Samsung UE40K5500 owner who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Mr K Ryan rated the product 5 stars and he said in his Samsung UE40K5500 review on Amazon in August “Overall a great purchase considering the price”.
One Samsung UE40K5500 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. J R Hartley said this month “Nice slim TV with good sound” in their review.
Good Standard Def TV
One Samsung UE40K5500 owner said in their reviews that this TVs was good at displaying standard definition TV. In August J R Hartley mentioned “All the SD channels are fine”.
Recent Price Drop of £38.33
In the last 46 days the UE40K5500 has dropped in price by £38.33.
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the UE40K5500 is Smart TV.
We compared this TV to all the other Smart TV televisions and we think the Hisense H49M2600[plb_3365572_price], the LG 43LH590[plb_3382739_price], and the Philips 32PFS6401[plb_3305116_price] which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE40K5500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs also have a WiFi connection.
There are a number of alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at including the Hisense H43M3000[plb_3351598_price], the Philips 32PFS6401[plb_3305116_price], or the LG 43LH590[plb_3382739_price] which has a better Rating.
Supports One Image Format
The UE40K5500 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Samsung TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by new mid-size TVs.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months range from 5W to 60W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At 20 Watts, the UE40K5500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released mid-size TVs.
1080p Video Mode
This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on televisions that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Three HDMI Ports
The UE40K5500 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40K5500 have between one and four HDMI ports.
8 Reasons Against
User Reviews Are Average
This television has an average user rating of 67% based on 15 user reviews.
Poor Smart TV Features
Two customers who purchased this TVs agreed that it did not have good apps. In August this year Amazon Customer said “I can't even search for apps” in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500. One person wrote in their reviews that it was not good for watching TV catchup services. Alan L. mentioned “Only downside is there is currently no iplayer of 4od built in” in his review of this TVs.
Not 3D Compatible
The UE40K5500 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE40K5500 are also not 3D compatible.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the UE32J6270[pl_3149573_price], or the UE40JU6640[pl_2858246_price] both from Samsung which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the UE40K5500 does not have a built-in camera.
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Only Supports One Audio Format
The UE40K5500 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that came out in the last 12 months. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats ASF|MP3 are also supported by this Samsung TV.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
At only 60 hertz, the Samsung UE40K5500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40K5500. Across all the new TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 300Hz.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE40K5500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One RF Port
The UE40K5500 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40K5500 have one RF port.
1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE40K5500
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
We compared this TV to all the other Full HD TVs and we think the 49LH510[pl_3387838_price], and the 49LH590[pl_3382779_price] both from LG or the Panasonic TX-40DS500[plb_3391778_price] which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Televisions with a higher display resolution that might be worth considering include the H43M3000[pl_3351598_price] (4K Ultra HD), the H49M3000[pl_3351600_price] (4K Ultra HD), or the H40M3300[pl_3450929_price] (4K Ultra HD) all from Hisense which also has a higher Rating.
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Features
Samsung Smart View
RMS Rated Power
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Ambient Light Sensor
Picture Processing Technology
Samsung Wide Color Enhancer, Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
I am not happy with this TV
No I player App
No head phone socket
No pause or record without having to buy an external hard drive
Very bad purchase
Returning very dissatisfied
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I purchased a Samsung TV specifically to watch an online TV channel that provides a Samsung App with the package, only to be told by Samsung that you can't download apps to the TV, the only ones... Read more…
The set is very nice to look at and comes with a stylish stand. I am mounting this within a TV bed so wont be using the stand, however it does have the VESA mounts on the back using the standard... Read more…
I like this tv a lot. It'd looks stylish and it has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen.
The menu system works really well and is really fast.
Only downside is there is currently no... Read more…
We have 2 of the older model so bought the newer model for our daughters room, Great TV but no freeview channels like the older model? Very disappointed - we ended up keeping it because you know... Read more…
Samsung have changed the way this to can be mounted to a wall. On my older model there are standard VESA holes and any bracket can be used. This one has the holes but they are not threaded. Only... Read more…
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