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Samsung UE32J5500

£229.99
reviewed.com Editor's Choice
A bargain buy 32" Full HD television with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
32" Full HD No No May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE32J5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE32J5500 number 49 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 195 across all TVs.
84
753 Reviews + 1 Award
96
Excellent
40
Average Features
67
2 Years Old
83
£70 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
69
Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The UE32J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £70 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report excellent design, great sound quality and superior image quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Netflix and YouTube
Only Full HD
Quite small display diagonal

How Big is the Samsung UE32J5500?

The Samsung UE32J5500 is 721.4mm wide and 66.6mm tall. It is 424.8mm thick and weighs 4.7kg.

Samsung UE32J5500 front dimensions

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Samsung UE32J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This television was given an "Editor's Choice" award by website Reviewed.com who thought that this TV was excellent.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, tweakers.net, lcdtvbuyingguide.com and product-test.ru this television has an overall expert rating of 72 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

This television has a terrific average user rating based on 748 user reviews. 454 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Excellent Design

10 people thought the product was good looking, eight people reckoned that it was well designed and two customers agreed that the product was neat.

Customers Report Superior Audio Quality

55 people mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Users Report Great Picture Quality

37 owners mentioned that the Samsung UE32J5500 had good picture quality and three people mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.

  • The edge lighting also helps to balance out the downsides of the matte screen by providing rich colors and strong contrast…
  • This item is perfect for vision and sound and is very high quality…
    Kerry97 (Argos.co.uk) - February 2016
  • Picture quality is good and changing channels is very quiet, which is great in a bedroom…
    Lucy (Argos.co.uk) - February 2016
  • Picture quality is really good…
  • It's sound quality and picture quality very good…
    Sandy (Argos.co.uk) - August 2015
  • Really easy to set up, great picture quality and lovely design…
    Rawcs (Argos.co.uk) - October 2015
  • Excellent picture quality, connectivity with my sound bar problem free…
  • Bought this for my mother, she loves the sharp colours and crisp picture…
    Pete (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016
  • Picture quality really is that good, pretty amazing really…
    Pete (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016
  • Good value for money, excellent picture quality, would definitely recommend!
    Phil (Argos.co.uk) - October 2015

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

45 customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup, 35 people who reviewed the Samsung UE32J5500 concluded that it was easy to use and six owners thought it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

70 customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5500 was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

54 people who reviewed the Samsung UE32J5500 wrote that it was good value for money.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 70,481 expert and user reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Connectivity

Six owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5500 was good in terms of connectivity.

Users Report Great Technical Features

13 people who reviewed the Samsung UE32J5500 agreed that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three owners who reviewed the product considered that it was well made and three customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was reliable.

Customers Report Good Smart TV Features

Four people who reviewed this TV agreed that it had great smart functions.

Users Report it Being Good for Wall Mounting

Three owners who bought the Samsung UE32J5500 agreed that it was good for wall mounting.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Three people who reviewed the product concluded that it was quiet.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three customers agreed that the Samsung UE32J5500 had a good remote control.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £229.99 it is cheaper than 88% of TVs.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung UE32J5500 and the United Kingdom price of £229.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $299.99 (£389.84).

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE32J5500's display diagonal of only 32" is fairly small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE32J5500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE32J5500 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE32J5500 of 66.6mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 68% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE32J5500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UE32J5500 is more than most televisions. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Samsung TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE32J5500 of 20W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Samsung UE32J5500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE32J5500 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE32J5500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE32J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE32J5500 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE32J5500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE32J5500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE32J5500 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE32J5500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE32J5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE32J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE32J5500 in May 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the UE32J5500 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE32J5500 is £70.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue32j5500akxxu
Barcodes 00886086631976, 08806086621786, 08806086627771, 08806086631976, 08806086633925, 08806086633956, 08806086636438, 08806086663632

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE32J5500

£2 Cheaper
£5.20 cheaper to run
300Hz slower motion interpolation frequency
£27.24 cheaper to run
12.6mm thinner
£4 More Expensive
£5 Cheaper
Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year
Lower RMS rated power

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