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Samsung UE50J5170
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Samsung UE50J5170

50" Flat 65.4mm Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
A+
£101.18 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

On average Samsung large TVs have good reviews as do all televisions manufactured by Samsung.

Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE50J5170 is a two RF port television.

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Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many televisions that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 91 kilowatt hours, the UE50J5170 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE50J5170. Large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE50J5170 have annual energy consumptions of between 62kWh and 230kWh.

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Light

With a weight of only 12.6 kilograms, the UE50J5170 is quite light compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE50J5170. The lightest TV of this age and type is 5.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UE50J5170 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the UE50J5170.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most of the other televisions of this age and type have a WiFi connection, however the UE50J5170 does not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to look at including the Philips 55PFK5500 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UE50J5170 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the UE50J5170 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 55EG9109 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year, the UE50J5170 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this type and age do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE50J5170 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with an OLED technology and we think the 55EG9109, or the 55EC940 both from LG is also worth considering.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the UE50J5170 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the UE50J5170 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Samsung UE50J5170 is a one USB 2.0 port TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE50J5170

Running Costs Are OK

This large TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE50J5170 will cost £102 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 127 TVs of this spec and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television 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 large TVs that have been around for more than a year. 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 65.4 millimeters, the UE50J5170 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Sharp LC-50LE771 (£439.00) (65mm).

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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 Height
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 £99.35
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 %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £101.18
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE50J5170uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 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 ue50j5170, samsung ue50j5170a, samsung ue50j5170as, samsung ue50j5170asx, samsung ue50j5170asxz, samsung ue50j5170asxzg
Barcodes 08806086979818

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