|40"||Full HD||No||66.9mm||Jul 2015||A+|
|Display Diagonal||HD Type||OLED/QLED Technology||Thickness||Release Date||Energy Efficiency|
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Samsung UE40J5500 Review
|5 Reviews + 1 Award|
|2 Years Old|
|£56 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 75?
It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 72%. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions 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 UE40J5500 has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £56 over 5 years are in the cheapest 19% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 541 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 544 in TVs for sport.
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Samsung UE40J5500 In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
The expert at one expert review site said that this TV was astoundingly good and gave it their highest award. This was from Reviewed.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".
Average Expert Reviews
Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews
We checked 111,124 expert and owner reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
Whilst the product is in the cheapest 53% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £529.00 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.
Running Costs Are Low
The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the UE40J5500 will cost only £56 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 4,306 televisions.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Samsung released the UE40J5500 in July 2015.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The Samsung UE40J5500's display diagonal of 40" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 36% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the UE40J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.
The Samsung UE40J5500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.
Thicker Than Average
The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the UE40J5500 of 66.9mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 66% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The UE40J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.
Features Extended PVR
The Samsung UE40J5500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The UE40J5500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
The Samsung UE40J5500 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.
The Samsung UE40J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.
The Samsung UE40J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions.
Has a Mounting Kit
The UE40J5500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.
Features Local Dimming
The Samsung UE40J5500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of televisions which do not feature local dimming.
Supports BD Wise
The UE40J5500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The UE40J5500 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Samsung UE40J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.