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Samsung UE40J5100

£282.99
£229.99 £53.00 cheaper than 25 days ago
40" Full HD Flat 64.8mm Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
User reviews are excellent
Good value for money
Good picture quality
134 Reviews
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Good Value for Money

Fourty-four owners who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money. In April last year Walmart.com mentioned “Value for money”. Scoopster said in the same month “Great value” in their Samsung UE40J5100 review. Shayukem mentioned “I can definitely say the picture quality is superb for the price” in their review of this TV.

One owner who reviewed it thought it was expensive.

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this medium display diagonal television is 90 out of 100 based on 170 user reviews. 98 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 32,219 owner and expert reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Twenty-two people mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Timothy Cooper mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “I'm using it for Sky TV & as a monitor for my Xbox One, they both ran fine and the picture quality is excellent, this TV is definitely a keeper”. Shayukem mentioned “Picture quality is top notch shame much can't be said about the sound quality” in their review of this TV. Shayukem also wrote “Picture quality is far better than other 40" TVs” in their review.

One person who reviewed it thought it had a sharp image. Andrew rated this TV 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Love the sharpness, love the depth of Color, love the depth of field” in his review of this TV. One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good contrast ratio.

One owner said that it had image blurring. One owner wrote that it had good colour saturation. C Bolt wrote two years ago “It is so clear and the colours are really clear, my last tv the colours were”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching movies. Joby Wood wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Very nice ty - well worth the money at £279 - USB feature for watching movies with is very nice also! Ty”.

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Good High Def TV

Twelve customers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE40J5100 was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas Parry-Jones said “Great for my Xbox One, through which I watch Blu-rays, Netflix and even live TV with the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner, all in full HD where available”. Js wrote in their review of this TV last year “The picture quality is excellent especially on HD channels”. Samsung 32 in Hd Tv mentioned on Ao.com “This Samsung HD TV has an amazing picture for such a good price plus it only took half an hour to set up” in her review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. 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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Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the Samsung UE40J5100 thought it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Chris B he wrote “As this is one of Samsung's basic models, there is no 3D, swivel stand or smart TV functionality.” in his review of this TV.

Not 3D

The UE40J5100 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Cello C40227FT2 (£258.40).

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40J5100 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Design

Good Quality

Fifty-five people who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Great Sound Quality”. Last year Lambostang said in their review of this TV “The picture quality is absolutely the best”. Vivien P. mentioned “It has excellent sound and picture quality, exactly what we have come to expect from Samsung” .

Easy to Use

Twenty customers concluded that the Samsung UE40J5100 was easy to setup. Tbh said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Easy to set-up and a good pairing with Sky HD”. Therichdokta mentioned “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” in their review of this TV. Mr Alan Pattie said “The TV arrived safely and was very easy to set up” in his review of this TV.

Eight owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Vivien P. she mentioned in her review of this TV “She loves it, very simple for her to use including with her video player”. Tbh mentioned in their review of this TV last year “Wanted a simply to use, quality non-smart tv” . In the same month Paula said on Ao.com “Love this tv fantastic for price easy to use and setup”.

Two people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Blue Valley rated this TV a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Beautiful image quality and slick control menus” in their review of this TV.

One customer thought the product was easy to assemble.

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Nice Design

Eight owners reckoned that this TV was good looking. Margehirst said “It looks good and stylish” in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Spiritdancer gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The TV itself is beautiful, picture is sharp” in their review of this TV. Last year Peter Bell said “This is a slim good looking productwhich is easy to set up”.

Three people agreed that it was well designed. Shayukem said on Amazon “This my 2nd favourite stand design (1st Sony”. Fred Priggs said “Very good picture quality, good design with clean lines” in his review of this TV and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars. J. Colville wrote on Amazon last year “Could not consider another make due to the aesthetics, sound quality and design so easy”.

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Robust

Four people wrote in their reviews that this TV was well made. Chris B wrote on Amazon “Freeview HD is built in and there are two HDMI ports which should be sufficient for most users”. Last year Gerald White said in his Samsung UE40J5100 review on Amazon “A built in Loop facility, might be something for the future, I have an external Loop box, which I need being very deaf” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Libby she wrote “Amazing price, took minutes to build and set up, great quality”.


Features

Good for Wall Mounting

One owner who bought the Samsung UE40J5100 said that it was good for wall mounting. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV “It fits my wall mount perfectly fine with all the screws”.

Good Technical Features

Three owners said in their reviews that it had good features. Gerald White rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and he said in April last year “Excellent Television, good control facilities”. Rob said in his review of this TV “The TV has some networking facilities.”.

Good Stand

Three customers wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good stand. Banditpaul said “Easy stand assembly and initial setup”. Jennifer Ovenstone Odonnell mentioned in her review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Great TV! One of the best screen qualities Iv'e seen although it's exactly the same quality as previous model which I actually prefer because of the stand”.

Good Remote Control

Six people mentioned that the product had a good remote control. Two years ago Banditpaul wrote in their review of this TV on Ao.com “A remote that is easy to learn”. Btkd mentioned “Charge me an extra tenner and give me a decent remote Samsung!” and gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Btkd also mentioned “Only con would be the remote is kind of cheap” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five owners concluded that this TV was thin. Shayukem rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned two years ago “The frame around the top, left/right sides are thin and in black piano finish” in their review of this TV. Sb86 said on Amazon “Its a great TV, really stylish with a slim bezel” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Js mentioned “The screen is amazingly slim” in their Samsung UE40J5100 review.

Three people said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Jules142 mentioned in their review of this TV “Quality is good, very lightweight making it easy to move to clean under” . Spiritdancer rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Ao.com “What a good decision - this Samsung is so lightweight to move around”. Jindo mentioned on Amazon “Really good value, easy set up- and I'm rubbish with anything to do with tv's! Very lightweight, weighed much less than my previous flat screen which was slightly smaller”.

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Benefits

Great for Films

One owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was great for watching films.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jon Berry mentioned on Ao.com last year “It has the connectivity for our DVD player” in his review of this TV and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Good Smart TV

One owner thought the Samsung UE40J5100 was good for watching Freeview TV. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had great smart functions. Sb86 mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Great TV, who needs smart features when you have a set top box!”.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UE40J5100 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The UE40J5100 does not have an internet TV function. Most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this television do have an internet TV function.

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Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

Two customers considered that the product was good in terms of power usage. In April last year Bhphotovideo.com said “Energy Efficient”. Timothy Cooper said in his review of this TV “The sound is great for a TV without any extra sound equipment & it runs on remarkably little energy”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Thirty-eight customers who purchased the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Scoopster said on Amazon in April last year “Sound OK too, though may get a new soundbar for it” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Shayukem gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Sound quality is decent”. Tbh wrote “Really very good picture quality, with good sound”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The UE40J5100 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 10 Watts) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of this age and type is 5W and the highest is 1,000W.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UE40J5100 has a Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE40J5100 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE40J5100 has a mounting kit. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40J5100 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Hisense H40M2600 (£269.99) or the JVC LT-49C760 (£199.99).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UE40J5100 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year which have an ethernet port.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue40j5100a, discounts ue40j5100akxxu, samsung ue40j5100awxbt, samsung ue40j5100ak, discounts qq480mp, samsung qq480mp, ue40j5100aux
Barcodes 08806086892117, 08806086979627, 08806086979634, 08806086979641, 08806086979658, 08806086983266

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