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Owner Reviews Are Good
Based on 115 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 89 out of 100.
Several people who bought it wrote that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 two years ago “Great value for Money”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I want my money back immediately”. Bakey mentioned on Amazon “I was really pleased with the quality of the picture to start with and thought the TV was very good value for money” in their Samsung UE40J5100 review however they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.
Five Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Btkd wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Only con would be the remote is kind of cheap and buttons are hard to distinguish in the dark” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Emil Gigov wrote on Amazon last year “The remote looks rather cheap” although he gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Mrs. Pauline Washington mentioned “Good deal” in her review of the Samsung UE40J5100.
One person who reviewed it thought it was cheap. Alex P wrote on Amazon last year “Good high quality brand - low budget 40" tv” and rated it 4 stars.
Good Picture Quality
Fifteen Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers thought this TV had good picture quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Arrived within 48hours! Works excellent! Perfect picture quality! £289 well spent Perfect size for bedroom tv”. Chris B mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is very good and the built-in speakers produce reasonable sound” in his Samsung UE40J5100 review and gave it a very good review. Shayukem said on Amazon “I can definitely say the picture quality is superb for the price” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer thought it was good for watching movies. Joby Wood mentioned on Amazon “Very nice ty - well worth the money at £279 - USB feature for watching movies with is very nice also! Ty”.
Good High Def TV
Several people considered that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Agent Cooper wrote on Amazon “Perfect HD TV channels and DVDs too”. Chris B rated it 5 stars and he said “If you're not bothered about these extra bells and whistles and just want to watch TV in HD with a nice bright picture”. In January last year Dj mentioned “Imagine ultra HD will make these extinct soon.” in their review.
Good Product Quality
Some customers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE40J5100 was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Love the quality of the product” in their review of this TV and gave the Samsung UE40J5100 a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “This TV has excellent picture quality”. Amazon Customer also said “Having bought 50" Hitachi before this is by far better quality”.
Easy to Use
Several Samsung UE40J5100 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. Agent Cooper mentioned in their review of this TV “Easy to set up” .
A number of customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Light weight and easy to use”. Dingleharvey wrote on Amazon “Is reasonably easy to use” in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100. Dot wrote in her review of this TV two years ago “Remote control has all good buttons” and scored the product very highly.
A number of Samsung UE40J5100 owners considered that it had a good experience. Agent Cooper scored the product 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon “First TV that arrived had a broken screen, I phoned Amazon, hassle free experience and a new one arrived 2 days later”. Starman scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon last year “Superb picture and good sound, improved my viewing experience no end” in their review of this TV.
One Samsung UE40J5100 owner who reviewed this TV wrote that it was easy to assemble. Libby said “Amazing price, took minutes to build and set up, great quality” in her review of the Samsung UE40J5100. One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer thought this TV was easy to use the menus.
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Some customers thought it was thin. Last year Chris B said in his review of this TV “The screen itself is quite thin with a nice narrow bezel”. Shayukem mentioned “The frame around the top, left/right sides are thin and in black piano finish” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
One Samsung UE40J5100 owner who bought the product considered that it was a good weight.
One person who reviewed it thought it was lightweight. Jindo said “I'm rubbish with anything to do with tv's! Very lightweight, weighed much less than my previous flat screen which was slightly smaller” and gave the product an excellent review score.
One person thought it was good physically. Simon Heather said “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” in his review of this TV.
Good Sound Quality
Twenty-four Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in January last year “Overall Good TV, sound is great hence didn't require sound”. Also in January last year Chris B mentioned “Just want to watch TV in HD with a nice bright picture and decent sound, this is the set for you” in his review of the Samsung UE40J5100. Dingleharvey said in their review on Amazon “The better feedback regarding the sound output was the deal clincher”.
A few Samsung UE40J5100 owners who reviewed the product thought it was good looking. Blue Valley wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Beautiful image quality and slick control menus” and scored it 5 stars. Last year Ms Jennifer D Hunter rated the product 4 stars and said “Came beautifully packed, I wish I could give it five”. Two years ago Sb86 rated it 4 stars and said on Amazon “Its a great TV, really stylish with a slim bezel”.
Three Samsung UE40J5100 owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE40J5100 was a good design. Fred Priggs wrote “Very good picture quality, good design with clean lines” and scored this TV very highly. J. Colville rated this TV as very good and mentioned in January last year “Could not consider another make due to the aesthetics, sound quality and design so easy”. Shayukem said in their review “This my 2nd favourite stand design (1st Sony” and gave this TV a score of 4 stars.
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Samsung is one of the better rated brands.
A few Samsung UE40J5100 owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Agent Cooper rated the Samsung UE40J5100 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I got the Audioquest "Award Winning" Pearl Hdmi 1m - High Speed With Ethernet cable from Amazon too, best price on the 'net” in their Samsung UE40J5100 review. Chris B gave the Samsung UE40J5100 a rating of 5 stars and he said last year “Freeview HD is built in and there are two HDMI ports which should be sufficient for most users” in his review.
One person concluded that it had network functionality. Rob gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “The TV has some networking facilities.” in his review of this TV.
Some Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Gerald White he wrote on Amazon last year “A built in Loop facility, might be something for the future, I have an external Loop box, which I need being very deaf” in his review.
Good Remote Control
A few Samsung UE40J5100 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good remote control. Btkd said on Amazon “Give me a decent remote Samsung!”.
Good Technical Features
Several Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good features. Gerald White mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Excellent Television, good control facilities” and gave the Samsung UE40J5100 a rating of 4 stars.
Smart TV Features Are Good
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. One customer who reviewed it said that it had great smart functions. Sb86 wrote two years ago “Great TV, who needs smart features when you have a set top box!”.
Good for Wall Mounting
One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer reckoned that this TV was good for wall mounting. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It fits my wall mount perfectly fine with all the screws” in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 and gave the Samsung UE40J5100 a score of 5 stars.
Some people who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good stand. Jennifer Ovenstone Odonnell wrote on Amazon “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” in her review of this TV.
Good Environmental Credentials
One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Timothy Cooper mentioned in his review on Amazon “The sound is great for a TV without any extra sound equipment & it runs on remarkably little energy”.
Acceptable Noise Level
One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was noisy.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable spec and age to it.
Has One Smart Modes
The UE40J5100 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this Samsung TV. The smart modess Cinema are also found on this TV.
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Poor 3D Picture Quality
One Samsung UE40J5100 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV did not have a good 3D picture quality. Chris B said on Amazon “As this is one of Samsung's basic models, there is no 3D, swivel stand or smart TV functionality.” in his review of the Samsung UE40J5100.
Does Not Support Smart TV
The UE40J5100 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE40J5100.
The UE40J5100 does not have a wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE40J5100 also do not have a wi-Fi.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-32CS510[plb_2819394_price]; or the Sharp LC-43CFE6131[plb_3021350_price] are also worth considering.
Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE40J5100, the Samsung UE40J5100 is not 3D.
TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the LG 32LF650[plb_2898998_price] which is also higher rated.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE40J5100 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The UE40J5100 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds mp4 are also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40J5100 do not feature OLED technology. The UE40J5100 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price] which is also cheaper.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
Across all the comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the Samsung UE40J5100 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40J5100.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
At only 100 hertz, the UE40J5100 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the UE40J5100. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UE40J5100 is 230Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz.
Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40J5100 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the UE40J5100 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
The UE40J5100 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.
3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40J5100
Released Over a Year Ago
Samsung released the UE40J5100 over a year ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
At 64.8 millimeters, the UE40J5100 has a relatively typical depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE40J5100.
Alternative 64.8mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE40H5000[plb_2299384_price] which has better reviews.
Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the KDL-32R403[pl_2796469_price] (65mm and cheaper), or the KDL-40R553[pl_2796464_price] (65mm and cheaper) both from Sony.
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