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Samsung UE48J5500

48" Flat Mar 2015
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21 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 64 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Samsung TV is 89 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Sixteen Samsung UE48J5500 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE48J5500 was good value for money. Alex mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Such good quality for the price! Even though the refresh rate isn't great compared to other TVs of a similar price”. In December Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Brilliant and brilliant price”. Amazon Customer also said “Excellent television great picture good quality great value”.

One Samsung UE48J5500 reviewer who bought this TV thought it was cheap. In December Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV “Good quality/budget screen”.

One Samsung UE48J5500 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Bigdan mentioned in their review of this TV “It Looks like those cheap motion rate 50 Hz JVCs from Tescos” but even so they rated the product 1 stars.

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Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased it wrote that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in December this year “Very nice Screen, easy to setup” in their review of this TV. Avid Golfer mentioned “Very easy to set up and link to the internet” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Grubber wrote “Very easy to set up and link to internet had it up”.

Several Samsung UE48J5500 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. Bigdan said in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500 on Amazon last year “Very good sound (not obliged to use a sound system” however they only rated the Samsung UE48J5500 1 stars. Buyer wrote in their Samsung UE48J5500 review “The smart function is a pleasure to use”. In December this year Jen Walker mentioned on Amazon “My only actual complaints are that the remote control sometimes has a bit of a delay which can be frustrating if you're impatient like me”.

Several Samsung UE48J5500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good experience. Alex mentioned in his review “I would still recommend a sound bar/surround sound system as it will make your experience watching stuff much better! The 'sports' button on the remote is useless” . Buyer wrote in their review “Overall a nice experience”.

One Samsung UE48J5500 reviewer who purchased the Samsung UE48J5500 wrote that it was easy to use the menus.

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Good Product Quality

Several Samsung UE48J5500 owners wrote that the Samsung UE48J5500 was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500 on Amazon “Ok picture quality”. This month Avid Golfer said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The sound quality is very good on most channels.”. Bigdan mentioned in their review on Amazon “The picture quality is quite impressive on them ones” but they only gave the product a score of 20 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Eleven customers who bought the Samsung UE48J5500 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Last year Amazon Customer rated this TV 5 stars and mentioned “Great TV, awesome sound, easy setup, superb picture”. D. Gibson wrote “Good quality picture and sound” in their review. Grubber wrote on Amazon “Sound quality better than I thought it would after reading other reviews” in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500.

Good Brand

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs built by Samsung.

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Good Smart TV Features

Some customers considered that the Samsung UE48J5500 had good apps. In December last year Amazon Customer mentioned “The useful apps are missing or not working” however despite that they gave this TV a score of 2 stars. This year Buyer mentioned “Processor speed is very good, apps open very quickly” in their Samsung UE48J5500 review and gave the Samsung UE48J5500 a score of 4 stars.

One Samsung UE48J5500 owner considered that it had great smart functions.

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Good Picture Quality

A few people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Greig mentioned “Amazing television! Picture quality is stunning” in their review. Karen H. said in her review of this TV a few weeks ago “An excellent picture quality” and gave the product an excellent rating. In December this year Theresa H wrote on Amazon “Really pleased with the picture quality” in her review of the Samsung UE48J5500 and rated it 5 stars.

Robust

A number of Samsung UE48J5500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Bigdan wrote in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500 in December last year “Sturdy, solid built” but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Buyer wrote on Amazon this year “As usual the in built speakers could be better” in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. Geoffrey Kerr said last year “Reliable and quick service and delivery” in his review of this TV and rated this TV 5 stars. One customer who reviewed it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Geoffrey Kerr rated the Samsung UE48J5500 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Product as new as advertised with no problems or damage caused” in his review.

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Good High Def TV

Several Samsung UE48J5500 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Jen Walker mentioned “You get used to it anyway - the picture is incredible on the HD channels and also when I watch Netflix/Amazon Prime” in her Samsung UE48J5500 review.

Good Connectivity

A number of customers thought this TV was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Awesome TV, WiFi connection to laptop keeps failing” and rated the product 4 stars.

Nice Design

Several customers who bought the Samsung UE48J5500 reckoned that it was good looking. Bigdan mentioned last year “Very stylish” in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500. Sonofabish wrote “After I finished the quest for the sacred screwdriver that would work, TVs all set up and its pretty incredible” in their review.

One person said that it was smooth. David L gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon last year “The menu's are quite smooth and the amount of apps is awesome! It includes Plex, Amazon TV, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, etc” in his review of the Samsung UE48J5500.

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Good Technical Features

Some customers who purchased this TV reckoned that it had good features. Alan Thomson wrote on Amazon in December last year “The picture is great, as are all the features” in his Samsung UE48J5500 review. Grubber said “Smart features very good and quick”.

Good Size

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was a good size. Avid Golfer said on Amazon in December “Great TV, nice size, good picture, HD works particularly well” in their review of this TV.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UE48J5500 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good remote control.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the UE48J5500 supports smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this television and we think the UE32J6300[pl_2830222_price], and the UE40J6300[pl_2824298_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-40W705[plb_2796116_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE48J5500 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec which do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE32J6300[pl_2830222_price], or the UE40J6300[pl_2824298_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-40W705[plb_2796116_price].

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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 commonly supported display resolution on comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE48J5500 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE48J5500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5500.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Features One Video App

The UE48J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The most frequently featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this TV. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The UE48J5500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the UE48J5500 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-43W805[plb_2803097_price], or the LG 32LF650[plb_2898998_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE48J5500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE48J5500 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE48J5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE48J5500 is 8kg, and the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg. The Samsung UE48J5500 is one of the heavier TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE48J5500 (11.3 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5500 is 26kWh and the highest is 160kWh. The UE48J5500 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (92 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

The average power consumption in power save mode of mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year is 31W. The power consumption in power save mode of the Samsung UE48J5500 of 127 Watts is one of the highest amongst mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE48J5500.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5500

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE48J5500 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 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 67.1 millimeters, the UE48J5500 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the KDL-48R553[pl_2796463_price] (65mm), or the KDL-32R405[pl_2806892_price] (65mm) both from Sony which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
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
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Steven Bourne
(Verified Purchase)

A very happy customer. Love this tv...

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very nice Screen, easy to setup. Only 3HDMI port, but that's more than many has. Lots of functions.

Reviewed 15 July 2016 by Amazon Customer

Ok picture quality. problems with lot of features. Slow television, smart featureis also not great. Browser crash is usual. Will keep asking you configure channel when you do not want to opt for... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Buyer
(Verified Purchase)

Overall a nice experience. The price and what you get is good value. The smart function is a pleasure to use. Processor speed is very good, apps open very quickly. As usual the in built speakers... Read more…

Reviewed 10 June 2016 by J Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic TV clear sharp picture easy to operate what more can I say.

Reviewed 9 June 2016 by James Robinson

Really good picture and sound.

Reviewed 4 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant and brilliant price...

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with the item however it took a while to arrive though...

Reviewed 28 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Looks great. Good tv...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 by Theresa H

Really pleased with the picture quality...

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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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