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Samsung UE32K5500AK

£269.99
32" Full HD Flat Jun 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £65.93 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good picture quality
Good sound quality
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Good Value for Money

Eighteen owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. In April last year website Argos.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung UE32K5500 “Value for money”. Dominic63 mentioned “Excellent value - particularly with the latest price match” in their review of this TV. Yorkie said “Great price easy to set up ordered online collected in store quick easy” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.


Reviews

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 741 user reviews the average user rating of this Samsung TV is 86%. Over 83% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 3,533 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Seventeen owners said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. In April last year Bongo30 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Really simple to set up too” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. In the same month Wooly gave this TV a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV “Easy to set up and good performance”. Barry23 mentioned “Clear setting up instructions” in their review of this TV and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.

Eight customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to use. 57jude scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Johnlewis.com “It is as simple to use, very crisp, clear”. Stoose mentioned “Easy to set up, simple to use” in their review of this TV. Ally8 said “Looks great, easy to connect and easy to use” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Three people said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Privateeye007 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Good picture and sound with useful options in settings” in their review of this TV. Juditeen said on expert review site Johnlewis.com “Great interactive features and easy to use menu” in their review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-five people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Davidb1945 gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “Picture quality is excellent and so easy to use”. Dg500 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Picture quality is excellent on free view”. Last year Hdff mentioned on expert review site Johnlewis.com “This is a well designed product” nonetheless they only scored the product 40 out of 100.

Nice Design

Seven people who reviewed the Samsung UE32K5500 mentioned that it was good looking. Dominic63 said “The remote is pretty basic” . They also mentioned “Attractive styling” in their review. Travelbug wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “Nice looking t v very sharp picture”.

Three customers who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Nigelace2 wrote “It is thoughtless design” in their review of this TV.

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Robust

Two owners reckoned that this TV was well made. Last year Hdff wrote “Of good build quality.”. Phil Ossophy mentioned “The menus are easy to negotiate and the whole experience is very solid and reliable” in his review of this TV.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three people who purchased the product agreed that it had good technical guidance. Mintcake mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It is easy to operate with clear instructions as to which channel” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Moggie said “Clear instructions for set up” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Fourty-seven owners reckoned that it had good sound quality. Bronski84 wrote in April last year “Very good picture and sound, perfect for the Bedroom or kitchen”. Dlr6 said in their review of this TV in the same month “Pictures and sound are both excellent, which improves enjoyment of the films chosen” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. Yasmin wrote “Picture quality and sound quality are simply excellent” in her review of this TV and gave the Samsung UE32K5500 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE32K5500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released similar spec televisions. The lowest RMS rated power of latest small display diagonal televisions is 2.5W, the highest is 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 13W.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Six owners thought the product had good features. Zoot said in their review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “Very Pleased with all Features”. Last year Joey66 wrote “Excellent picture quality, clear sound and good features” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Faborson said “This is a good bargain with the new features” in their Samsung UE32K5500 review.

Nice Stand

Four customers who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good stand. Yorkiemel scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Argos.co.uk in April last year “The stand is very secure”. Barry23 said in their review of this TV “Make sure that 4 legged stand sits firmly on your table, which must be at least as wide as distance between opposite legs”. Kelby68 rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote last year “Stand is stylish and feels sturdy, all in all very pleased with my purchase”.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This small display diagonal TV has been on the market since June 2016.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five people wrote that it was thin. Will gave the Samsung UE32K5500 a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Very good looking slim design television” in his review of this TV. Slesley said “Slim profile”. They also mentioned “Modern, unobtrusive, neat and narrow frame” in their review.

Two people considered that this TV was a good size. Last year Haggis @ Go Go mentioned “Ideal size (32 inch) for my kitchen wall” in their review of this TV.

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Quite Thin

Across all the recently released small display diagonal televisions the depths range from 7.1mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 66mm. With a depth of only 55.1 millimeters, the UE32K5500 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other recently released TVs.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Thomson 32FA3103 (80mm and cheaper).

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Fourteen people who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality. Toffee wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Great picture quality” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Df gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Excellent picture quality easy set up, does everything well” in their review of this TV. Cam wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “The picture quality is fantastic and it has plenty of ways to connect your devices” and scored the Samsung UE32K5500 a maximum of 5 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many latest small display diagonal televisions. 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 UE32K5500 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV are also not 3D.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE32K5500 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels television, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best supported display resolution amongst all TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 50 hertz, the UE32K5500's motion interpolation frequency is one of the slowest amongst TVs that came out around the same time as this television. The motion interpolation frequencies of small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV range from 50Hz to 900Hz.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inch TV.

We compared all the other 32" TVs to this TV and we think the Thomson 32FA3103, and the LG 32LH500 (£211.99) both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A. The UE32K5500 is typical compared to the other 117 latest small display diagonal televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE32K5500 is £66.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UE32K5500 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE32K5500 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE32K5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other latest similar spec televisions.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE32K5500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other latest comparable spec TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper televisions such as the LG 32LH570B (£245).

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Philips 32PHS5301 (£298.59), or the Samsung HG28EE690 (£315.99) are also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE32K5500 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released in the last year.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE32K5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other new small display diagonal televisions.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE32K5500 has an ethernet port, which is unusual. Most of the other new comparable spec TVs do not have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE32K5500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs that have been available for the last year also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE32K5500 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other latest small display diagonal televisions.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE32K5500 supports internet TV, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for the last year do not support internet TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE32K5500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE32K5500 supports Smart TV. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this TV do not support Smart TV.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE32K5500 features local dimming, unlike most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this TV which do not feature local dimming.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE32K5500 features extended PVR. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year also feature extended PVR.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE32K5500 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE32K5500 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE32K5500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for the last year also have a desktop stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue32k5500akxxu, samsung ue32k5500ak, samsung c1xgzs00, samsung c1xgza00, samsung p239284p, quick ue32k5500, ue32k5500awxxn, samsung k9lrf
Barcodes 08806088263359, 08806088277387, 08806088278148, 08806088311548

Samsung UE32K5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE32K5500 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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