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Samsung UE40M5500

£529.89
Samsung UE40M5500
90
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
72
Features
Good Features
75
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 2 year old Full HD 40" TV, with a good price and a good spec.
Full HD 40" No 65mm Sep 2016 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE40M5500 number 143 in 40 inch TVs and number 765 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
91
Brand Rating
72
Features
76
Value for Money
81
Age
93
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

Samsung is an excellent TV brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £79 over 5 years are in the cheapest 16% of all 7,424 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:
Supports smartphones being used as a remote
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 667 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 671 in TVs for sport as well being good for watching films, ranking number 672 in TVs for films.
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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Supports Wi-Fi
Supports smartphones being used as a remote
Average display diagonal
Full HD
Average thickness
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the UE40M5500 of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 42% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. 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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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The UE40M5500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Average Thickness
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The thickness of the UE40M5500 of 65mm is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 41% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The UE40M5500 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 53% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE40M5500 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.


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Age

Release Date

This television has been on the market since September 2016.

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When Are Most New Samsung Televisions Released?

The most common period for new Samsung TVs to be released in is between February and April. For the latest Samsung TV features you may want to think about waiting until February 2019. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Samsung TVs tend to drop off when the next models are released. The biggest month last year for new Samsung TV releases was February, with 96 new Samsung TVs released that month. In April 2016 81 new Samsung TVs were released making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung TV releases. In 2015 most new Samsung TVs were released in March, with 151 new Samsung TVs released that month.

How Fast Do Samsung Television Prices Drop After Release?

Most TVs drop in price by 17% in the first 6 months after release, however Samsung TVs tend to depreciate slower. In the first 6 months after release, Samsung TVs drop in price by 13% on average. That means that on a typical Samsung TV costing £886 you could save on average £114 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A. The average running cost of the UE40M5500 is only £79 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run televisions.

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Electricity cost when switched on £78.79
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Total running cost over 5 years £78.79
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Energy Rating
0.36T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Samsung UE40M5500. However we have checked the rating of all Samsung TVs and the average score is 90.5%.

Samsung UE40M5500 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
LED Backlighting Type
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
Audio Output
One-Touch Mirroring
Frame Rate
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Performance
Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
Teletext Function
Networking
Wi-Fi
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth (With Stand)
Height
Width
Depth (Without Stand)
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

guarantee ue40m5500akxxu, samsung ue40m5500akxxu

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