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Samsung UE40J5100

£239.00
(233 reviews)
Samsung UE40J5100
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Our Verdict:
An affordable and classic Full HD 40" TV, with good features
40" No 64.8mm Full HD Jun 2015 A+
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Samsung UE40J5100 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40J5100 number 39 in 40 inch TVs and number 204 across all TVs.
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Reviews
233 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
86
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 233 reviews. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are also excellent.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, superior product quality and that it is easy to use.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a game mode
Has a wide color enhancer
Excellent full HD with 200 PQI
More vibrant colours for better images
Bringing a full multimedia experience into your living room
Watch movies from your USB
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE40J5100 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 53 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 145 in TVs for films as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 142 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the Samsung UE40J5100?

The Samsung UE40J5100 is 908.2mm wide and 64.8mm tall. It is 532.9mm thick and weighs 7.6kg.

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Samsung UE40J5100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this Samsung television rated this TV 90 out of 100 on average. Over 87% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 100,909 owner and expert reviews (including 56,971 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

23 customers thought the Samsung UE40J5100 was good value for money.

  • Good value easy to set up…
    Amazon Customer - February 2017
  • Good deal…
  • Very pleased and very cheap on finance…
    Debbie (Ao.com) - November 2015
  • It is very good value for the price.
    JS (Ao.com) - March 2016
  • Awesome one of the best in market and happy with the price good bargain…
    Reed faci - November 2015
  • Very happy with the purchase, good quality and reasonable price…
    BTKD - April 2016
  • Fantastic screen for the price point…
    BTKD - April 2016
  • Only con would be the remote is kind of cheap and buttons are hard to distinguish in the dark…
    BTKD - April 2016
  • Good Value…
    Jindo - November 2015
  • Great price…

Users Report Superior Product Quality

25 customers who purchased it considered that it was good quality.

  • Stunning quality…
    Amazon Customer - November 2016
  • The sound quality is also very good…
    JS (Ao.com) - March 2016
  • Very happy with the purchase, good quality and reasonable price…
    BTKD - April 2016
  • Really good picture quality…
  • Quality is good, very lightweight making it easy to move to clean under…
    Jules142 (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • Very pleased with picture & sound quality…
  • The picture & sound quality is excellent! ! Very easy to set up too…
    GeorgesMum (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • Very easy set up and good quality picture for the money paid…
    Ian (Ao.com) - November 2015
  • Looks fantastic, picture quality is crisp…
    James (Ao.com) - November 2015
  • Great value, great quality…
    Scoopster - March 2016

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

13 owners said in their reviews that it was easy to setup and five people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use.

  • Good value easy to set up…
    Amazon Customer - February 2017
  • Bought it for my son and it was so easy to set up and it sets its self up to computers, sky so nothing to do…
    Debbie (Ao.com) - November 2015
  • It was very easy to set up and we were watching it 30 minutes after opening the box…
  • Very easy to set up although the auto brightness feature which depends on the ambient light level in the room can be annoying for my visually impaired mother…
  • Nice and simple to set up…
    CornishMaid (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • The picture & sound quality is excellent! ! Very easy to set up too…
    GeorgesMum (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • Excellent Television, good control facilities…
    Gerald white - February 2016
  • Easy to set up, had to tweak the colour, contrast, etc…
    Agent Cooper - November 2015
  • The remote control is not great for example when you press any buttons it should react instantly…
    ShayukeM - November 2015
  • Easy to set up…
    Agent Cooper - November 2015

Customers Report Great Image Quality

Nine customers who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality.

  • We have been using it for about 10 months now and the colors have been great…
    CVP - November 2016
  • Really good picture quality…
  • Looks fantastic, picture quality is crisp…
    James (Ao.com) - November 2015
  • Really very good picture quality, with good sound…
    TBH - February 2016
  • Picture quality is top notch shame much can't be said about the sound quality…
    ShayukeM - November 2015
  • The picture quality is excellent…
    Timothy Cooper - August 2015
  • Beautiful image quality and slick control menus…
    Blue Valley - December 2015
  • Easy to set up and picture quality good…
    Gary craven - November 2015
  • It suffers from poor contrast and slightly dull colour…
    Humptygrumpyman - July 2016
  • Very good picture quality…
    Fred Priggs - March 2016

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who purchased this TV agreed that it was thin.

  • The screen itself is quite thin with a nice narrow bezel…
    Chris B - January 2016
  • The screen is amazingly slim…
    JS (Ao.com) - March 2016
  • Quality is good, very lightweight making it easy to move to clean under…
    Jules142 (Ao.com) - February 2016

Users Report Nice Design

Three owners thought the product was well designed and three people reckoned that it was good looking.

  • Great design…
    CVP - November 2016
  • It looks good and stylish…
  • Very easy to set up although the auto brightness feature which depends on the ambient light level in the room can be annoying for my visually impaired mother…
  • It's stylish looking and great value for money…
    CornishMaid (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • Beautiful image quality and slick control menus…
    Blue Valley - December 2015
  • Could not consider another make due to the aesthetics, sound quality and design so easy…
    J. colville - January 2016
  • Very good picture quality, good design with clean lines…
    Fred Priggs - March 2016

Users Report a Good Remote Control

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good remote control.

  • Only con would be the remote is kind of cheap…
    BTKD - April 2016
  • The remote control is not great for example when you press any buttons it should react instantly…
    ShayukeM - November 2015
  • The remote looks rather cheap…
    Emil gigov - April 2016
  • Remote control has all good buttons…
    Dot - December 2015

Users Report Great Technical Features

Two customers concluded that it had good features.

  • The new model seems to be a simple model number change as it is physically identical to the older model, runs the same software version and has exactly the same features…
    Simon Heather - May 2015
  • Excellent Television, good control facilities…
    Gerald white - February 2016
  • Although its facilities are limited it's performance is more than satisfactory…
    R. G. Hughes - May 2016

Users Report Great Audio Quality

18 customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good sound quality.

  • Straightforward and uncomplicated, brilliant picture with very good sound system…
  • Picture fine, sound fine…
    Jindo - November 2015
  • There are no analogue audio outputs…
    Chris B - January 2016
  • Sound is great…
    Fraser B - December 2015
  • Superb picture and good sound, improved my viewing experience no end…
    Starman - February 2016
  • It looks great and the sound is pitch perfect…
  • Picture nice and clear, sound is abysmal…
    Jules142 (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • Bought a sound bar to try to make up for the rear facing speakers which sound dreadfully tinny despite trying the different modes…
    Jules142 (Ao.com) - February 2016
  • Sound excellent…
  • It's got a very good picture and the sound is excellent - it suits this sized room perfectly…

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since June 2015.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE40J5100 of 40" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 42% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television 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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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The Samsung UE40J5100 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although keep in mind that 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the UE40J5100 is not 3D. 78% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Samsung UE40J5100 of 64.8mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 34% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40J5100 does not support Wi-Fi. 54% of TVs also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE40J5100 has a game mode. 73% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE40J5100 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE40J5100 features Digital Clean View functionality, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE40J5100 has a mounting kit. 93% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE40J5100 features USB recording. 95% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE40J5100 does not feature local dimming. 83% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE40J5100 does not support internet TV, although this is within the context that 68% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE40J5100 has a common interface (CI) slot. 73% of televisions do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Does Not Feature Extended PVR

The UE40J5100 does not feature extended PVR, although keep in mind that 89% of TVs also do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE40J5100 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE40J5100 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 72% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE40J5100 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 79% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE40J5100 has an ECO mode, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most other televisions, the Samsung UE40J5100 does not feature voice control. 90% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on TVs.

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Has an Equalizer

The Samsung UE40J5100 has an equalizer, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung electronics ue40j5100a, samsung electronics 40quot, samsung ue40j5100awxbt, samsung ue40j5100akxxu, panasonic ue40j5100, samsung qq480mp, samsung 1080p, ue40j5100aux

Barcodes:

08806086892117, 08806086979627, 08806086979634, 08806086979641, 08806086979658, 08806086979665, 08806086983266

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