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Samsung UE48J5170
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Samsung UE48J5170

48" Flat 65.2mm Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
A+
£96.37 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE48J5170 has more RF ports than most of the TVs that are a similar age to the UE48J5170. This television is a two RF port television compared to most of the mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5170 which only have one RF port.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE48J5170 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5170 do support smart TV features.

It is worth considering other televisions which also support smart TV features including the Philips 48PFH5500 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE48J5170 do not have a WiFi connection. The Samsung UE48J5170 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The UE48J5170 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE48J5170 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE48J5170 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE48J5170 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE48J5170 also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The UE48J5170 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE48J5170 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The UE48J5170 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE48J5170 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Heavy

At 10.9 kilograms, the UE48J5170 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE48J5170. The lightest television of a comparable age and type to the UE48J5170 is 3.6kg heavy and the heaviest is 18kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The Samsung UE48J5170 has a quite high annual energy consumption (86 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5170. Across all the similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the UE48J5170 the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many televisions of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5170

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the UE48J5170.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. 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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OK Running Costs

This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE48J5170 is £97, which is typical compared to the other 344 mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Thickness

The UE48J5170 has a pretty standard thickness (65.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Management Features
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £94.54
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.37
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE48J5170uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.48T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48j5170, samsung ue48j5170a, samsung ue48j5170as, samsung ue48j5170asx, samsung ue48j5170asxz, samsung ue48j5170asxzg
Barcodes 08806086979795

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