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Samsung UE48J5580
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Samsung UE48J5580

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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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all TVs manufactured by Samsung.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE48J5580 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE48J5580.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which do not have a WiFi connection, the UE48J5580 has a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UE48J5580 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. Mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE48J5580 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs of this age and type.

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Features Three Apps

features three apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the Samsung UE48J5580 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly featured app is Facebook, but this app is not featured on this TV. The apps Google Apps, Samsung Smart View and Skype are also featured on this television.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most TVs that came out more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the UE48J5580 which has three HDMI ports.

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Supports Twelve Audio Formats

The UE48J5580 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE48J5580. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "M4A", "MID", "MIDI", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features Four Video Apps

The UE48J5580 has a greater number of video apps than most similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as it. This Samsung TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on televisions of a similar type and age to the UE48J5580. The video apps "YuppTV", "NetFlix" and "Vimeo" are also featured on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year are not 3D compatible. The UE48J5580 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that came out around the same time as the UE48J5580 do not have a built-in camera. The UE48J5580 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A+, the UE48J5580 is one of the most expensive to run mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE48J5580 is £108.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of a comparable spec and age to the UE48J5580 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE48J5580 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

At 11.3 kilograms, the UE48J5580 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE48J5580. The average weight of similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE48J5580 is 8kg, and the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE48J5580 range from 26kWh to 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. At 92 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE48J5580 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE48J5580.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5580

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this television was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions 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 67.3 millimeters, the UE48J5580 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE48J5580.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
HbbTV
Video App
News App
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Processor Core
Picture Processing Technology
BD Wise Plus
Subtitles Function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Channel List Copy Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Technical Details
Instant On
ConnectShare (HDD)
Screen TV Transmission to Mobile Device
Briefing On TV
Multi-Room
TV Design
TV Sound Connect
Automatic Device Recognition
ConnectShare (USB)
Wake-On-LAN
Other Features
Aerial Input
Dimming Type
Presence of Lead

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Annual electricity price inflation %
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Water price £per litre
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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 UE48J5580uses 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 ue48j5580, samsung ue48j5580s, samsung ue48j5580su
Barcodes 08806086851367

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