This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on televisions of a comparable age and type to it.
Supports One Video Format
The number of video formats supported by the Samsung UE50J6250 is more than most large TVs that came out more than a year ago. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this Samsung TV. The video formats DIVX|H.263|H.264|H.265|M-JPEG|MPEG1|MPEG2|MPEG4|MPEG4-SP|MVC|RV|VP6|VP8|WMV|WMV9 are also supported by this TV.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Large TVs that have been around for more than a year have annual energy consumptions of between 62kWh and 420kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 97 kilowatt hours, the UE50J6250 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst large TVs of this age.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung UE50J6250 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Sharp LC-60LE651 (£1,340.89); or the LG 55UF850 (£1,349.99).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE50J6250, the Samsung UE50J6250 does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Samsung UE55JU6500 (£789.00) is also worth considering.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE50J6250 do not feature OLED technology. The UE50J6250 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Only Features One App
The UE50J6250 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE50J6250.
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Average Running Costs
This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the UE50J6250 is £114 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 288 comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.
Full HD HD Type
The highest display resolution of the UE50J6250 is Full HD. That's 75% less display resolution than a 4K Ultra HD TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
We compared all the other Full HD televisions to this TV and we think the Samsung UE50J5105, and the LG 55LF5800 which is cheaper is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this large TV is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE55JU6445 (4K Ultra HD and cheaper).
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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