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Samsung UE48J5505
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Samsung UE48J5505

48" Flat Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
A+
£107.59 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Samsung is one of the superior television manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Samsung also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE48J5505 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE48J5505 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE48J5505 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year which 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 commonly supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Two RF Ports

Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year only have one RF port, however the UE48J5505 has two RF ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The UE48J5505 has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE48J5505. The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE48J5505 range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

The Samsung UE48J5505 is a three HDMI port TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE48J5505 are not 3D compatible. The UE48J5505 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE48J5505 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE48J5505 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very High Running Costs

Whilst this TV has an efficiency rating of A+, the average 5 year running cost of the UE48J5505 is £108 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs of a comparable age and type.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE48J5505 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

Across all the TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE48J5505 the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg. At 11.3 kilograms, the UE48J5505 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 92 kilowatt hours, the UE48J5505 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst mid-size TVs of this age. TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE48J5505 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and spec to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5505

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 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

With a thickness of 67.1 millimeters, the UE48J5505 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE48J5505.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 67.1mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48J5600[plb_2856753_price].

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
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
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
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
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
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £107.59
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE48J5505uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48j5505, samsung ue48j5505a, samsung ue48j5505ak
Barcodes 08806086620383

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