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21 Reasons For
Good Sound Quality
Some customers considered that this TVs had good sound quality. Alan L. mentioned in his review on Amazon “It has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen” and gave this TVs a score of 99 out of 100. Andrew D wrote in his review of this TVs in August “The picture is very good, as if the sound quality”. In August this year J R Hartley mentioned in their review of this TVs “Nice slim TV with good sound and great picture” but despite that only rated the Samsung UE55K5500 60 out of 100.
Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews
Samsung is one of the best TV manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Samsung also has excellent reviews for its large TVs.
Low Running Costs
This large TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the UE55K5500 has an average running cost of £109 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 236 latest similar spec TVs.
A number of Samsung UE55K5500 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. This year Alan L. said in his review on Amazon “It'd looks stylish and it has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen”. J R Hartley said on Amazon in August this year “The menus are pretty intuitive” in their review of this TVs. J R Walden said on Amazon this year “Beautiful picture and sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view”.
Easy to Use
Three customers who bought this TVs agreed that it was easy to setup. Andrew D wrote this month “The TV was easy to setup”. J R Hartley said “The wifi was easy to set up and the menus are pretty intuitive”. Linda said “Easy to set up/connect to wifi etc”.
Good Product Quality
Some customers wrote in their reviews that this TVs was good quality. Amazon Customer scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon in August “Picture quality is fantastic”. J R Walden mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon also in August “Very good Quality T.V”. J R Walden also mentioned “Beautiful picture and sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view”.
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Good High Def TV
Several people who reviewed it said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. A few weeks ago Andrew D mentioned in his Samsung UE55K5500 review on Amazon “Full HD is well worth it for the incredible clarity”. Also a few weeks ago J R Walden mentioned on Amazon “Sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view” in their review.
A few Samsung UE55K5500 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. J R Hartley wrote in their Samsung UE55K5500 review on Amazon “The TV has DLNA built in too” although rated the Samsung UE55K5500 3 stars. This month Mr K Ryan mentioned “Also having bluetooth built in allows me to rig up my headset” and rated the Samsung UE55K5500 99 out of 100.
Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Andrew D mentioned in his Samsung UE55K5500 review this month “It has also 'forgotten' the wifi passkey and that has needed re-entering several times as well”. J R Hartley wrote this year “The wifi was easy to set up” in their review of the Samsung UE55K5500.
Good Picture Quality
One person said in their reviews that this TVs had good picture quality. This month Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is fantastic” and rated it 5 stars.
One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good stand. In August this year Mr K Ryan said in his review “Comes with a stylish stand”.
One Samsung UE55K5500 reviewer reckoned that the Samsung UE55K5500 had good technical guidance. Mr K Ryan said “Is a great help when you don't want to run an aerial cable to it” in his review of this TVs and rated it 5 stars.
One Samsung UE55K5500 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TVs was good value for money. Mr K Ryan wrote “Overall a great purchase considering the price”.
One person who reviewed it wrote that it was thin. In August J R Hartley mentioned “Nice slim TV with good sound”.
Just Released Four Months Ago
This TV is one of the most recent TVs to be released. This means it is likely to use better technology than some of the older TVs.
Good Standard Def TV
One person who purchased the Samsung UE55K5500 concluded that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. This year J R Hartley mentioned on Amazon “All the SD channels are fine” in their Samsung UE55K5500 review.
Like most of the other recently released similar spec televisions, the UE55K5500 is Smart TV.
Alternative Smart TVs currently available which you might want to look at include the UE55K5600 (£639.00), or the UE55K5510 (£529.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-55DS500 (£599.99) which has a better Rating.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other recently released large TVs, the UE55K5500 has a WiFi connection.
There are a number of alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the UE55K5600 (£639.00), or the UE55K5510 (£529.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-55DS500 (£599.99).
Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the UE55K5500 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Samsung TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55K5500.
The UE55K5500 is one of the lighter similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55K5500 (only 16 kilograms) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average weight of latest televisions is 21kg.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of only 94 kilowatt hours, the UE55K5500 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other new comparable spec televisions. The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55K5500 range from 59kWh to 320kWh.
9 Reasons Against
Owner Reviews Are Average
On average, UE55K5500 owners rated this TV 67 out of 100.
Poor Smart TV Features
Two Samsung UE55K5500 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE55K5500 thought it did not have good apps. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote “I can't even search for apps”. One customer who bought the product thought it was not good for watching TV catchup services. Alan L. mentioned on Amazon this year “Only downside is there is currently no iplayer of 4od built in”.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55K5500, the UE55K5500 is not 3D compatible.
If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the UE55HU7500 (£1,399.00), or the UE50H6400 (£626.89) both from Samsung or the Sharp LC-50LE651 (£849.66).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55K5500, the UE55K5500 does not have a built-in camera.
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Only One RF Input
The UE55K5500 is a one RF input TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for the last year have one RF input.
Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of large TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55K5500 is 600Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz. At only 50 hertz, the UE55K5500 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other latest large TVs.
Only Supports One Audio Format
The Samsung UE55K5500 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by recently released large TVs.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UE55K5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55K5500 also do not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of latest similar spec televisions range from 8W to 120W. At only 20 Watts, the Samsung UE55K5500 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other new large TVs.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55K5500
Full HD HD Type
The highest display resolution of the UE55K5500 is Full HD. That's 75% less display resolution than a 4K Ultra HD TV, which is the most common 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 TVs to this television and we think the UE55J6100 (£419.00), the UE55K5600 (£639.00), and the UE55K5100 (£499.00) all from Samsung which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this television is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the H50M3300 (£419.00) (4K Ultra HD), or the H55M3300 (£529.00) (4K Ultra HD) both from Hisense or the Samsung UE50KU6000 (£429.00) (4K Ultra HD) which also has a higher rating.
The Samsung UE55K5500 has a pretty average thickness (55.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other recently released large TVs.
There are a number of alternative 55.1mm thick TVs currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55K5510 (£529.99).
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Features
Samsung Smart View
RMS Rated Power
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Consumer Electronics Control
AV Input Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Composite Video Out Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Picture Processing Technology
Samsung Wide Color Enhancer, Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
I am not happy with this TV
No I player App
No head phone socket
No pause or record without having to buy an external hard drive
Very bad purchase
Returning very dissatisfied
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I purchased a Samsung TV specifically to watch an online TV channel that provides a Samsung App with the package, only to be told by Samsung that you can't download apps to the TV, the only ones... Read more…
The set is very nice to look at and comes with a stylish stand. I am mounting this within a TV bed so wont be using the stand, however it does have the VESA mounts on the back using the standard... Read more…
I like this tv a lot. It'd looks stylish and it has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen.
The menu system works really well and is really fast.
Only downside is there is currently no... Read more…
We have 2 of the older model so bought the newer model for our daughters room, Great TV but no freeview channels like the older model? Very disappointed - we ended up keeping it because you know... Read more…
Samsung have changed the way this to can be mounted to a wall. On my older model there are standard VESA holes and any bracket can be used. This one has the holes but they are not threaded. Only... Read more…