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Samsung UE55J5170
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Samsung UE55J5170

55" Flat 67.7mm Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
A+
£109.19 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Samsung large TVs have good ratings as do all TVs produced by Samsung.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec.

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Light

With a weight of only 13.6 kilograms, the UE55J5170 is one of the lighter large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The lightest TV of this type and age is 5.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on large TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UE55J5170 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55J5170 do support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Samsung UE55J5170 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE55J5170 do have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Philips 55PFK5500[plb_2861471_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55J5170, the UE55J5170 is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE55J5170 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55J5170 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the UE55J5170, the Samsung UE55J5170 does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Samsung UE55J5170 is a two HDMI port TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Samsung UE55J5170 is a one USB 2.0 port television.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55J5170

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE55J5170 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 127 TVs of this age and spec.

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 television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and type to it. 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 67.7 millimeters, the UE55J5170 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55J5170.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55J5100[plb_2898970_price] (67.7mm).

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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 Depth
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 £107.36
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £109.19
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55J5170uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.54T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 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 ue55j5170, samsung ue55j5170a, samsung ue55j5170as, samsung ue55j5170asx, samsung ue55j5170asxz, samsung ue55j5170asxzg
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