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Samsung UE32J5500

£247.98
Samsung UE32J5500
90
Reviews
27 Reviews + 1 Award
70
Features
Good Features
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
93
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Age
3 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very cheap Full HD 32" TV, with a good spec. It has brilliant picture quality and sound quality, and it's very good in terms of connectivity.
reviewed.com Editor's Choice
Full HD 32" No 66.6mm Apr 2015 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE32J5500 number 818 across all TVs.

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78
Kagoo Score
91
Reviews
71
Features
93
Value for Money
72
Age

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
The UE32J5500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports screen mirroring
Powerful quad core processor for faster performance
More vibrant colours for better images
Bringing a full multimedia experience into your living room
Watch movies from your USB
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

91
Reviews

Average Review Score

4 stars (27 reviews)

52%

of Customers Would Recommend
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14 Reviews
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Editor's Choice Award

This TV has received an Editor's Choice Award from reviewed.com.
Editor's Choice from reviewed.com

What Are People Saying About the Samsung UE32J5500?

Picture Quality
18
4
Sound Quality
11
1
Smart Features
1
2
Design
9
1
Connectivity
11
0
Features
1
0
Price
6
1
Ease of Use
5
0
Size and Weight
0
1
The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... offers the essentials and nothing more. It would have been great value for money had it not been for the PLS panel, which suffers a cruel lack of contrast ...
    Digital Versus 17 May 2015
  • ... for $799).Basically, as 4K options become more widespread, 1080p TVs keep getting more affordable and more valuable... When you want the TV to look as ...
    reviewed.com 6 May 2015
  • ... rare)... Ease to use. Good build quality. Looks good. Quick set up. Value for money.
    ao.com - Ao.com 30 Oct 2015
  • Good picture and good value for money. This smart TV fulfills all our expectations. Only small minus point is that the cable tie back on rear of screen ...
    Aviewer - Johnlewis.com 22 Sep 2015
  • One Person Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Carefully Designed

    Several people thought that the Samsung UE32J5500 was very well designed and was good-looking.

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    Really Well Designed
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Ruby2 scored Design 100 out of 100
    Ruby2 - Argos.co.uk 11 Aug 2015
  • Nevets 59 scored Design 100 out of 100
    Nevets 59 - Argos.co.uk 5 Jan 2016
  • Belle Bobs scored Design 100 out of 100
    Belle Bobs - Argos.co.uk 19 Oct 2015
  • Gazz scored Design 100 out of 100
    Gazz - Argos.co.uk 7 Aug 2015
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    Good-Looking
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Was Not Hard to Use

    Five people thought that the Samsung UE32J5500 was really easy to setup.

  • Great picture and sound quality, so easy to set up...
    Ruby2 - Argos.co.uk 11 Aug 2015
  • ... have quite a large room and the sound is fine. The unit was quick and easy to set up and watching Netflix, iPlayer and 4oD via wireless Internet is so ...
    D Arthur - Ao.com 30 Oct 2015
  • Great quality picture and easy to set-up and use...internet conected too...my son loves it...
    Mr Stuart J Nagle - Amazon.co.uk 13 Mar 2016
  • Another example of Samsung screen quality. Fairly easy to set up but a bit insistant on wifi being available, make sure your router allows the tv access ...
    4Sticks - Johnlewis.com 21 Sep 2015
  • One Owner Thought the Samsung UE32J5500 Had Well Designed Technical Features
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    Most People Thought This TV Had Good Connectivity

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UE32J5500 was excellent in terms of connectivity.

  • Ruby2 scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Ruby2 - Argos.co.uk 11 Aug 2015
  • Nevets 59 scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Nevets 59 - Argos.co.uk 5 Jan 2016
  • Familyof4 scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Familyof4 - Argos.co.uk 26 Aug 2015
  • Batesy scored Connectivity 80 out of 100
    Batesy - Argos.co.uk 4 Aug 2015
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced a Good Quality Picture

    Over 20 people thought that the Samsung UE32J5500 had excellent picture quality and two people thought that it also had good colour saturation.

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    Has Brilliant Picture Quality
    21 people agree
    No people disagree
  • This bright 50 inch edge lit LED TV provides a brilliant picture. The edge lighting also helps to balance out the downsides of the matte screen by providing ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 13 May 2015
  • ... more affordable and more valuable... When you want the TV to look as good as its picture Taken as a standalone product, the 50-inch J5500 is a good buy. ...
    reviewed.com 6 May 2015
  • Easy to install and set up. Picture brilliant. Good value for money...
    SamSong1 - Johnlewis.com 6 Jul 2015
  • ... this TV to use in my bedroom and the quality is second to none. Lovely picture quality and I would recommend this TV to others...
    Magenta1975 - Argos.co.uk 4 Aug 2015
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    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought This TV Produced High Quality Audio

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UE32J5500 had very good sound quality.

  • ... bought the sound bar as well and it is fantastic ! Picture is great, sound is brilliant. Not so keen on the 'smart' functions with the remote, but all ...
    Dugi - Amazon.co.uk 24 Nov 2015
  • ... poor, I have to say I think it's great. I have quite a large room and the sound is fine. The unit was quick and easy to set up and watching Netflix, iPlayer ...
    D Arthur - Ao.com 30 Oct 2015
  • Ruby2 scored Sound quality 100 out of 100
    Ruby2 - Argos.co.uk 11 Aug 2015
  • Nevets 59 scored Sound quality 80 out of 100
    Nevets 59 - Argos.co.uk 5 Jan 2016
  • Two People Thought it Was Not a Good Smart TV
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    One Person Thought it Had an Awkward Remote Control
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    Some People Thought it Had a Great High Def Picture

    Two people thought that the Samsung UE32J5500 was good at displaying high definition TV.

  • Now's not a bad time to buy a 4K TV—but it's a terrific time to buy a Full HD (1080p) model like the Samsung UN50J5500 (MSRP $1,299, online for $799).Basically, ...
    reviewed.com 6 May 2015
  • Wanted a smart tv with full HD, not necessarily the most attractive TV out there but for the price it has great features...
    Familyof4 - Argos.co.uk 26 Aug 2015
  • How Good Are Samsung TVs?

    71
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports screen mirroring
    Features extended PVR
    Supports timeshift
    Supports interactive TV
    Features local dimming
    Supports BD Wise
    Has a mounting kit
    Faster than average motion interpolation frequency
    Supports Picture-in-Picture
    Has a wide color enhancer
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Has a game mode
    Full HD
    Average thickness
    Smaller than average display diagonal
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it was carefully designed
    The majority of people thought it was not hard to use
    Most people thought this TV had good connectivity
    8 out of 10 people thought it produced a good quality picture
    The vast majority of people thought this TV produced high quality audio
    Some people thought it had a great high def picture
    Full HD

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

    Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

    What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
    Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

    The display diagonal of the UE32J5500 of only 32" is in the smallest 28% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 43".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    Like most other televisions, the Samsung UE32J5500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

    What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
    Not 3D

    The Samsung UE32J5500 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

    What does "3D" mean? Less Edit
    Average Thickness
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    The thickness of the UE32J5500 of 66.6mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 40% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

    What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Samsung UE32J5500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 53% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The Samsung UE32J5500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

    Chart Hide Chart What is screen mirroring? Less Edit
    Features Extended PVR

    The Samsung UE32J5500 features extended PVR. 88% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

    Chart Hide Chart What is extended PVR? Less Edit
    Supports Timeshift

    The UE32J5500 supports timeshift, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

    Chart Hide Chart What is timeshift? Less Edit
    Supports Interactive TV

    The UE32J5500 supports interactive TV. 95% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

    Chart Hide Chart What is interactive TV? Less Edit
    Features Local Dimming

    The UE32J5500 features local dimming, unlike 82% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

    Chart Hide Chart What is local dimming? Less Edit
    Supports BD Wise

    The UE32J5500 supports BD Wise. 93% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

    Chart Hide Chart What is BD Wise? Less Edit
    Has a Mounting Kit

    The UE32J5500 has a mounting kit, unlike 94% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a mounting kit? Less Edit
    Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

    TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 350Hz. The Samsung UE32J5500's motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 69% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "motion interpolation frequency" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Picture-in-Picture

    The UE32J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

    Chart Hide Chart What is Picture-in-Picture? Less Edit
    Has a Wide Color Enhancer

    The Samsung UE32J5500 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of televisions which do not have a wide color enhancer.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a wide color enhancer? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct

    The Samsung UE32J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 79% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

    Chart Hide Chart What is Wi-Fi Direct? Less Edit
    Has a Game Mode

    The UE32J5500 has a game mode, unlike 73% of televisions which do not have a game mode.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a game mode? Less Edit
    93
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    Value for Money of Similar TVs

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UE32J5500 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it was reasonably priced
    72
    Age

    Release Date

    This Samsung TV was released in April 2015.

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    Samsung UE32J5500 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    LED Backlighting Type
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Wide Color Enhancer
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Supported Video Mode
    Aspect Ratio
    PQI (Picture Quality Index)
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Features
    Automatic Shut Off
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Loudspeaker
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio System
    Dolby Technology
    Audio Decoders
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Video App
    Interactive TV
    Internet TV
    Timeshift
    Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
    Screen Mirroring
    Smart TV
    Smart Modes
    News Apps
    Design
    On/off Switch
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Green (Eco) Compliant
    TV Tuner
    Auto Channel Search
    Tuner Type
    Digital Signal Format System
    Performance
    Game Mode
    BD Wise
    Local Dimming
    Extended PVR
    Subtitles
    Teletext Function
    Processor Cores
    Picture Processing Technology
    BD Wise Plus
    Packaging Content
    Desktop Stand Included
    Handheld Remote Control
    Mounting Kit
    Batteries Included
    Remote Control Type
    Cables Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Manual
    Warranty Card
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    Picture-in-Picture
    On/Off Timer
    Sleep Timer
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Number of OSD Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    Common Interface (CI) Slot
    DVI Port
    High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Headphone Outputs
    Common Interface Plus (CI+)
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    Composite Video in
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung electronics ue32j5500akxxu, samsung electronics 32quot, samsung ue32j5500akxxu, samsung 1080p, ue32j5500aw

    Barcodes

    00886086631976, 08806086621786, 08806086627771, 08806086631976, 08806086633925, 08806086633956, 08806086636438, 08806086663632

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