On average, people who bought this television rated it as 84 out of 100.
Good Sound Quality
Several people who bought it wrote that it had good sound quality. Last year Andrew D said on Amazon “The picture is very good, as if the sound quality” but he gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Mr K Ryan said in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500 on Amazon “The sounds from such as small panel is impressive and beats the audio on my 37" smart Sony”.
The UE40K5500 is one the best selling TV currently available for sale.
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Samsung.
A number of Samsung UE40K5500 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Alan L. wrote on Amazon “It'd looks stylish and it has the best sound of any flat screen I have seen” in his review of this TV. In January last year J R Hartley said in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500 on Amazon “The menus are pretty intuitive”. J R Walden said in the same month “Beautiful picture and sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view”.
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Easy to Use
Several people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Linda said “Easy to set up/connect to wifi etc” and rated the product 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
A few customers thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer rated this TV 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is fantastic” in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500. Last year J R Walden said in their Samsung UE40K5500 review “Very good Quality T.V”.
Good High Def TV
A few Samsung UE40K5500 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Andrew D said “Full HD is well worth it for the incredible clarity” however he only rated it 3 stars.
Several Samsung UE40K5500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. J R Hartley mentioned in their Samsung UE40K5500 review “The TV has DLNA built in too”. Mr K Ryan gave the Samsung UE40K5500 a rating of 5 stars and he wrote last year “Also having bluetooth built in allows me to rig up my headset”.
Two people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was wifi compatible. Andrew D said on Amazon “It has also 'forgotten' the wifi passkey and that has needed re-entering several times as well” but despite that he only gave this TV a score of 60 out of 100. In January last year J R Hartley said on Amazon “The wifi was easy to set up” in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500.
Good Picture Quality
One person who reviewed this TV thought it had good picture quality.
One person who reviewed the Samsung UE40K5500 considered that it had good technical guidance. Mr K Ryan gave it a very good rating and he wrote on Amazon “Is a great help when you don't want to run an aerial cable to it” in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500.
One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good stand. Mr K Ryan scored this TV very highly and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon last year “Comes with a stylish stand”.
One person considered that the Samsung UE40K5500 was good value for money. In January last year Mr K Ryan wrote in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500 “Overall a great purchase considering the price”.
One Samsung UE40K5500 reviewer thought it was thin. J R Hartley mentioned on Amazon “Nice slim TV with good sound” in their review.
Good Standard Def TV
One Samsung UE40K5500 reviewer considered that the Samsung UE40K5500 was good at displaying standard definition TV. Last year J R Hartley said in their review of the Samsung UE40K5500 “All the SD channels are fine”.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
The UE40K5500 was only relased by Samsung eight months ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many latest mid-size TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Has a Wi-Fi
The UE40K5500 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year also have a wi-Fi.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think cheaper TVs such as the UE32K5579[pl_3434604_price], the UE40J5500[pl_2940531_price], and the UE32K5600[pl_3418554_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.
Supports Smart TV
The Samsung UE40K5500 supports smart TV, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year which do not support smart TV.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including the UE32K5579[pl_3434604_price], the UE40J5500[pl_2940531_price], or the UE32K5600[pl_3418554_price] all from Samsung which is cheaper.
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 mid-size TVs that were released in the last year.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on similar spec televisions that were released in the last year.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The UE40K5500 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity television.
Three HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most televisions that came out around the same time as the UE40K5500 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the UE40K5500 which has three HDMI ports quantitys.
The depths of TVs that are a similar age to the UE40K5500 range from 7.1mm to 99mm. At only 55.1 millimeters, the UE40K5500 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE40K5500.
TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40J5500[plb_2940531_price] (66.9mm), or the Sony KDL-40RD453[plb_3323809_price] (66mm) which is also cheaper.
Analog Tuner Type
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many recently released comparable spec TVs.
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Poor Smart TV Features
A number of customers who purchased the Samsung UE40K5500 wrote that it did not have good apps. Amazon Customer gave this TV a rating of 2 stars and said on Amazon last year “I can't even search for apps”.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE40K5500 was not good for watching TV catchup services. Alan L. said on Amazon “Only downside is there is currently no iplayer of 4od built in” in his review of the Samsung UE40K5500.
Price Has Recently Increased by £59.01
The UE40K5500 has increased in price by £59.01 in the last 5 days.
Like most of the other latest mid-size TVs, the Samsung UE40K5500 is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other latest comparable spec televisions, the UE40K5500 does not have a built-in camera.
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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40K5500 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz. At only 50 hertz, the Samsung UE40K5500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UE40K5500 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The Samsung UE40K5500 has a greater number of video formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Samsung TV. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this television.
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OK Running Costs
This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the UE40K5500 is £87 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 214 comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
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Does anyone know why this set disconnects my wifi? Samsung say it's my router, but my other smart T.V. works perfectly well without disconnecting the wifi. I simply cannot get Netflix on this... Read more…
Easy to set up, overall good! Only downside it it doesn't have BBC I player which I really wanted and didn't realise when purchasing! Assume it would have it! Apparently coming soon but don't know... Read more…
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