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Samsung UE40K5500

£350.00
Samsung UE40K5500
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An award winning and phenomenally cheap 40" Full HD TV, with good features and very low running costs
40" Full HD No 55.1mm Aug 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE40K5500 40inch smart TV (Brand new, unopened)
£350.00
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Samsung UE40K5500 40inch Full HD Smart TV
£369.00
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Televisions Samsung UE40K5500 Dark Titan 40inch Full HD Smart LED TV
£399.00
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£399.00
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£419.00
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Samsung UE40K5500 40 FHD Flat Smart TV
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£427.58
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£549.91
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Samsung UE40K5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40K5500 number 50 in 40 inch TVs, number 137 in best selling TVs and number 196 across all TVs.
89
Reviews
249 Reviews + 1 Award
95
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
86
Age
17 Months Old
86
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 99% of buyers recommended this TV to others. This TV has received an industry award from Benchmark.pl. Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £68 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, superior product quality and that it is easy to use.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Enjoy enhanced colours and better images
Plug your entertainment into the TV
Simple and fast wireless connection
Dive into your video content
Accelerate your smart TV with tizen
Faster speeds, stronger performance
Easily share your content to TV
Deeper contrasts bring images to life
Has an ECO mode
Enhanced contrast for sharper details
Ultra clean view
Cloud gaming
Smart hub
Full HD
Create your own entertainment space
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE40K5500 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 33 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 70 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 73 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £220 on eBay 57 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 67% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung UE40K5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this television was very good. This was from Benchmark.pl who gave it an "Very Profitable".

Average Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 70 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including fwdmagazine.be and benchmark.pl.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 247 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Samsung TV is 88%. Over 87% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

14 customers who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

19 people who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

13 owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use and nine customers who reviewed the Samsung UE40K5500 said that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report Excellent Sound Quality

29 people who purchased the Samsung UE40K5500 thought it had good sound quality.

Excellent Brand

We checked 111,124 expert and user reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Six people considered that this TV had good picture quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Four people considered that it was good looking.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Six owners who reviewed it considered that it had good features.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers thought the Samsung UE40K5500 was thin and two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good size.

Customers Report Superior Technical Guidance

Four people who purchased the Samsung UE40K5500 concluded that it had good technical guidance.

Users Report a Good Stand

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good stand.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £350.00 it is in the cheapest 32% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the UE40K5500 is £68 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This TV was released in August 2016.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The UE40K5500's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 35% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE40K5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the UE40K5500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE40K5500 of 55.1mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 39% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE40K5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE40K5500 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE40K5500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE40K5500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE40K5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE40K5500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE40K5500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UE40K5500 of only 60Hz is in the slowest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE40K5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Samsung UE40K5500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue40k5500akxxu, ue40k5500 ue40k5500, summer ue40k5500, ue40k5500awxxn

Barcodes:

08806088261331, 08806088263298, 08806088277394, 08806088278087, 08806088311555

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE40K5500

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Superior energy efficiency rating
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