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Samsung PS51F5500AK

51" Full HD Active Mar 2013
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £206.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good 3D picture quality
1 Review + 1 Award
homecinemachoice.com Best Buy

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This TV received a "Best Buy" award from review sites Homecinemachoice.com who thought that this Samsung TV was good.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 47,290 expert and owner reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Four Samsung PS51F5500 owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said four years ago “It's a brilliantly judged and astutely priced mid-range option that no self-respecting home cinema fan can afford to ignore” in their Samsung PS51F5500 review. Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their review “Classleading smart TV service, great price”. Homecinemachoice.com also mentioned “Great value”.

One Samsung PS51F5500 owner concluded that the product was cheap. Three years ago expert review site Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “As the PS51F5500 shows, isn't afraid to get its hands dirty at the budget end of the market” in their review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung PS51F5500 was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote four years ago “It's hard to think of it as anything other than a bargain”.

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Design

Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased the product reckoned that it was good quality. Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of this TV “Strong picture quality”. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “We're confident that image quality will be practi” nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “This plasma TV’s picture quality is only good in the dark”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung PS51F5500 owner who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to use. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Voice control is patchy at best” in their review of this TV. One person who purchased the Samsung PS51F5500 reckoned that it was easy to handle. Three years ago Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Motion handling is superb”.

Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Stuff.tv wrote “There's a Freeview HD tuner built in, two pairs of active-shutter 3D glasses thrown in for free” and gave the product an excellent rating.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two Samsung PS51F5500 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Three years ago Homecinemachoice.com said “Excellent array of smart features” in their Samsung PS51F5500 review.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung PS51F5500 reviewer considered that it had a good remote control.


Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few customers agreed that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Strong 3D performance”. Homecinemachoice.com also wrote “Excellent 2D and 3D pictures”.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung PS51F5500 owners said that the Samsung PS51F5500 had good picture quality.

Good High Def TV

One Samsung PS51F5500 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this type and age. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The PS51F5500AK has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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51 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 51 inch TV.

There are a number of other 51" TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung PS51F4900 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung UN55H6350 (54.6" and higher rated), or the LG 55LY750 (54.64" and higher rated).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One person who bought this TV wrote that it had good sound quality.

Has an Equalizer

The PS51F5500AK has an equalizer, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person wrote in their reviews that the Samsung PS51F5500 had great smart functions. One Samsung PS51F5500 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV.

Supports Internet TV

The Samsung PS51F5500AK supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The PS51F5500AK supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Samsung television has been on the market since March 2013.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung PS51F5500AK does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the 42LW579, or the 47LB731 both from LG or the Toshiba 42L6453.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The PS51F5500AK has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The Samsung PS51F5500AK has a child lock. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a child lock.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The PS51F5500AK has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The PS51F5500AK supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The PS51F5500AK has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this television is A, the average 5 year running cost of the PS51F5500AK is £207 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 57 millimeters, the Samsung PS51F5500AK has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 57mm thick TVs to this television and we think the 40RL953B, and the 40RL958B both from Toshiba which and both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ps51f5500ak
Barcodes 08806085432628

Samsung PS51F5500AK Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung PS51F5500AK review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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