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Samsung UE32J5100

£174.99
32" Full HD 200Hz Edge-Lit LED Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £105.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good picture quality
Good value for money
130 Reviews
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Good Value for Money

Sixty-one customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. Website Johnlewis.com wrote in April last year “Value for money” . Rob scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “What a bargain! I've previously had Samsung TVs”. Reviewer rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV “Best TV for the price”.

Two people concluded that it was expensive. Rodney said in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “It may not have 3D, Smart or any of the versatile features that you would look for from more expensive TVs.”. Dan Askme gave the Samsung UE32J5100 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “It lacks the framerate interpolation of more expensive screens (basically doubles the framerate on the fly to smooth out the display).” in his review of this TV.

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

On average, UE32J5100 owners rated this television 89 out of 100. Over 88% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 47,387 owner and expert reviews (including 3,636 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically for its small display diagonal TVs. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Seventeen owners who bought it wrote that it was easy to setup. Rayb scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert website Amazon “Easy to setup from box, tuning in normal aerial HD TV, Satellite HD” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100. Rosemary Chestnutt gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote in her review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “It arrived so quickly and was easy to set up”. Mr. D. I. Marsh mentioned on expert review site Amazon “This is an excellent purchase and was easy to set up”.

Thirteen customers thought the product was easy to use. Last year Barry Thompson mentioned “Picture in picture is handy” in his review of this TV. C. Gandy said on expert website Amazon “Dumb TV ideal to use with smart box” in their review of this TV. Charlie-Cj wrote on expert review site Amazon “We found the Samsung remote control OK.”.

Four owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. Reviewer said two years ago “PROS - Great Picture - Remote controll speed is excellent, navigating through menus are a breeze” in their review of this TV. Mr Baz gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this TV “200 x 200 It does have a "light sensor" this will adjust the brightness depending on the settings (ECO mode etc) Full size mounted on stand size is”. Barry Thompson he said on expert review site Amazon “Remote and menu's seem very slow to re-act to key presses (initially they where very fast.”.

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Good Quality

Fifty-nine people wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Picture Quality”. Reviewer wrote “Quality is excellent”. S said “The quality is amazing and the remote is better than other TV's too”.

Robust

Twelve owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5100 was well made. In April last year Rodney mentioned in his review of this TV “It is a solid entry model for consumers looking for a good viewing experience”. Slowhand818 wrote last year “With the built in setup options you can set it up to produce a really good picture worthy of tvs double the price” in their review of this TV. Mr. Michael Simms scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and he said on expert review site Amazon “The stand is very solid too”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago, the UE32J5100 does not have a built-in camera.

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Nice Design

Fifteen owners who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Peter Bell mentioned “This is a slim good looking productwhich is easy to set up” . Spiritdancer wrote “The TV itself is beautiful, picture is sharp” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100. In April last year Margehirst said in their review of this TV on expert review site Ao.com “It looks good and stylish”.

Four people who bought it thought it was smooth. T. C. Osborne wrote on expert website Amazon “This is a much better panel than Sharp's with deep blacks, strong contrast and smooth motion” however despite that they gave this TV a score of 3 stars out of 5.

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed. Two years ago Billy Gates said in his review of this TV “Great TV, with minor design flaws” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Also two years ago Alex scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote on expert website Amazon “Great design, quality picture, worth the price” in his review of this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eleven people who purchased this TV considered that it was thin. Reviewer mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “The bezels are so thin! Wow! - Stand is excellent - Can play media through USB STICK CONS - Only 2 HDMI slots This TV is wonderful”. Rodney said on expert website Amazon “For looks, this is a small 32-inch TV with a nice look; it has a nice slim bezel and a very small profile” in his review of this TV. Mr. Michael Simms mentioned in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 two years ago “The stylish thin bezel makes the TV seem larger than it is too” .

Four customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Newcastle Mazza wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Very lightweight ideal to sit on shelving”. Spiritdancer said on expert website Ao.com “What a good decision - this Samsung is so lightweight to move around” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Jules142 mentioned on expert review site Ao.com “Quality is good, very lightweight making it easy to move to clean under” in their review of this TV however despite that they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Two owners who bought the product agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Vicmeldrew said in their review of this TV “The set itself is not heavy”.

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. Ps wrote on expert website Amazon “Very light and easy to install” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Natalie G. she said in her review of this TV “It does! Very light and easy to put up on the bracket”.

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Average Depth

At 64.6 millimeters, the UE32J5100 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Philips 24PHH5210 (£172.99) (37mm) which is also cheaper.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers reckoned that the Samsung UE32J5100 was noisy. Rodney wrote on expert review site Amazon “It has two 10W speakers and Dolby Digital sound; it is very loud and can provide enough sound for even those with hearing problems”. Lee R. Vout said in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Excellent picture for the size of the tv sound is clear and if needed loud has a usb port which will play any movie file”.

Good Sound Quality

Fifty-seven people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5100 had good sound quality. Rob said on expert review site Amazon “The sound is very acceptable for a 32" I don't see too much need for speakers or a sound bar” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Rayb gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Colour and sound are great, I have it setup to satellite” in their review of this TV. Sj gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Amazon “The sound isn't too bad at all for TV speakers, good enough for me - although I may purchase the sound bar some point”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Thirty-three owners mentioned that it had good picture quality. Mr Baz mentioned “Does the job pretty well for the price and the screen is excellent in terms of clarity and detailPoints I like about the TVWhat I like” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. In April last year Newcastle Mazza said on expert website Amazon “Good screen clarity” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Ken Hall wrote “I am amazed by the sharpness and clarity and clear colour definition achieved by this et”.

Seven people who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. Rodney wrote “This model is LED backlit and uses the Samsung HyperReal picture engine to provide a fantastic range of colours and movement that is smooth” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Mr Baz rated this TV 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “It looks great with excellent contrast, details and colours” in his review of this TV. In April last year Jim Marshall said on expert review site Amazon “Colours are very good”.

Four people who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was good for playing games on. Reviewer mentioned on expert website Amazon “Great for gaming and watching movies”. Sj said “Superb for Gaming as well as watching TV!”. Ian Devlin mentioned two years ago “I'm using this with a PS4; I noticed a few questions asking if this TV is good for gaming and I can definitely say yes” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two people who reviewed the product thought it had a good contrast ratio. Waqas A. scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon “It also has a sharper contrast making fine edge detail visible to the viewer”.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it had image blurring. Last year Alan Brack he mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Awful Motion Blur”. He also said “Terrible motion blur when watching sports” in his review.

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Good High Def TV

Twenty people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5100 was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago S wrote on expert website Amazon “It is so HD and it has all the functions you will need”. Mr Baz mentioned on expert website Amazon “+ Good value for a 32" TV+ Full HD 1080p 1920 x 1080 LED backlit display” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Pacerman said in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “A great picture with the HD Channels”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on small display diagonal 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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Not 3D

The UE32J5100 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Cello C28227, or the Philips 22HFL2819 (£211.97).

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

Comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this television have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 400Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 99Hz. With a high frequency rate of 200 hertz, the UE32J5100 has a fairly fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released one year ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE32J5100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best supported display resolution amongst all TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst supported display resolution across similar types of TV.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 32" televisions currently available including the Samsung UE32J4000 (£204.41) which has better reviews.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the JVC LT-39C460 (£144.99) (39") which is also cheaper.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers who bought the Samsung UE32J5100 wrote that it had good technical guidance. Last year Amazon Customer said on expert review site Amazon “Good comprehensive instructions”. Hillhead wrote “Only negative points are that full instructions are on the TV”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in June 2015.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Mr. Michael Simms he said on expert review site Amazon “HDMI Connectivity is adequate given the price of the set” in his Samsung UE32J5100 review. Jon Berry wrote in his review of this TV “It has the connectivity for our DVD player” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good for watching Freeview TV. Rodney said “It has an integrated Freeview HD tuner to start the consumer off with a nice range of standard” in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100. Mr Baz wrote on expert website Amazon two years ago “+ Has freeview/freeview HD built in + USB input for playing back movie/music/photos + Headphone socket, Scart” and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. Al Loves Toys mentioned on expert review site Amazon in April last year “If your considering a new tv with built in freeview for under £200 it's a complete no brainer!”.

Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE32J5100 does not support internet TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The UE32J5100 does not support Smart TV, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also do not support Smart TV.

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Features

Good Remote Control

Ten customers who bought it considered that it had a good remote control. Banditpaul said on expert website Ao.com “A remote that is easy to learn”. Iain Holden mentioned on expert website Amazon “Remote easy to use”.

Good for Wall Mounting

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good for wall mounting. Last year Barcodeuk said in their review of this TV “Easy to wall mount with the 200x200 VESA mount”. M.e.m wrote on expert website Amazon “4) Looks great wall mounted! Really thin profile around the edges, very pleased!”.

Nice Stand

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5100 had a good stand. Banditpaul gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Easy stand assembly and initial setup”. Amazon Customer gave this TV a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Attaching the tv to the stand was easy and the setup was simple”.

Good Technical Features

Three customers said that it had good features. Rob wrote “As a TV with Freeview HD I have no complaints what so ever, 2xHDMI, 1xUSB, AUX, digital audio output, all helpful features” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. Rodney said “This model offers a fairly basic set of features” in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100. Dundeemanny wrote on expert website Amazon “Its good enough, doesn't have any bells and whistle's”.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV, the UE32J5100 does not support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung V24F39S (£169) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV, the UE32J5100 does not have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE32J5100 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The UE32J5100 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television, the Samsung UE32J5100 does not feature voice control.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE32J5100 does not feature local dimming, although keep in mind that most of the other small display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The UE32J5100 does not feature extended PVR, unlike most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television which feature extended PVR.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE32J5100 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE32J5100 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE32J5100 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE32J5100 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE32J5100 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the UE32J5100 is £106 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 233 TVs of a similar type and age.

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