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Samsung UE40K5500

£299.99
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An affordable 40" Full HD television with average features and low running costs
40" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE40K5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40K5500 number 32 in 40 inch TVs and number 160 across all TVs.
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676 Reviews + 1 Award
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16 Months Old
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£89 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this TV to others. This TV has received an industry award from Benchmark.pl. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £89 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an ambient light sensor
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE40K5500 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching films, ranking number 68 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 445 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 245 in TVs for gaming.
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Samsung UE40K5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that this Samsung TV was very good. This was from Benchmark.pl who gave it an "Very Profitable".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including benchmark.pl and fwdmagazine.be this television has an average expert rating of 70 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 674 user reviews the average user rating of this Samsung TV is 85 out of 100. 186 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

18 customers concluded that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

30 people considered that this TV was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

17 people said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup, seven customers wrote that this TV was easy to use and three customers concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Great Picture Quality

14 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE40K5500 reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

32 customers mentioned that this TV had good sound quality.

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 70,481 expert and owner reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE40K5500 was thin and two people concluded that it was a good size.

Users Report Superior Technical Guidance

Three people said in their reviews that the Samsung UE40K5500 had good technical guidance.

Users Report Nice Design

Eight people considered that this TV was good looking and three customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was well designed.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Six customers who reviewed the Samsung UE40K5500 concluded that it had good features.

Users Report a Nice Stand

Five people agreed that this TV had a good stand.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners considered that it was well made.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £299.99 it is cheaper than 82% of TVs.

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Features

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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE40K5500 of 40" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 28% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40K5500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE40K5500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE40K5500's thickness of 55.1mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 40% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE40K5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE40K5500 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE40K5500 has an ECO mode. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UE40K5500 of only 60Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 6% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE40K5500 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE40K5500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE40K5500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40K5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE40K5500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE40K5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE40K5500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40K5500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Samsung released the UE40K5500 in April 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This Samsung television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the UE40K5500 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the UE40K5500 will cost £89 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue40k5500akxxu, code ue40k5500ak, summer ue40k5500, samsung 40k5500, quick ue40k5500, ue40k5500awxxn
Barcodes 08806088261331, 08806088263298, 08806088277394, 08806088278087, 08806088311555

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