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Samsung UE40J5580

Samsung UE40J5580

40" Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Smart TV Wi-Fi Release Date
£75.54 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by Samsung.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40J5580 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not have a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE40J5580, the UE40J5580 supports smart TV.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The Samsung UE40J5580 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UE40J5580 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40J5580 the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 1,000W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE40J5580 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE40J5580 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (400 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE40J5580. Across all the televisions of this spec and age the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats Supporteds

supports sixteen video formats supporteds

The UE40J5580 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, M-JPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MVC, RV, VC-1, VP6, VP8, WMV7, WMV8 and WMV9 are also supported by this Samsung TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE40J5580 are not 3D. The UE40J5580 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40J5580 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40J5580 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40J5580

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the UE40J5580 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 366 mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

This mid-size TV was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable 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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Average Depth

With a depth of 66.7 millimeters, the Samsung UE40J5580 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE40J5580.

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OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
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TV Tuner
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Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
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RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
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Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Local Dimming
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
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Power Consumption (standby)
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Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.54
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40J5580uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40j5580, samsung ue40j5580, samsung ue40j5580s, samsung ue40j5580su, samsung ue40j5580sux, samsung ue40j5580suxz, samsung ue40j5580suxzg
Barcodes 08806086851343

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