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Samsung UE40M5500AKXXU

Samsung UE40M5500AKXXU
90
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
69
Features
Good Features
76
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
2 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but marginally out of date Full HD 40" TV, with a good spec and a fair price.
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 UE40M5500AKXXU number 257 in 40 inch TVs and number 809 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
91
Brand Rating
69
Features
77
Value for Money
79
Age
92
Running Costs

77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

Samsung is an excellent TV brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £79 over 5 years are in the cheapest 17% of all 5,200+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports use smartphone as a remote
Smaller than average display diagonal
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 683 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 690 in TVs for sport as well being good for watching films, ranking number 703 in TVs for films.
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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Supports Wi-Fi
Supports use smartphone as a remote
Full HD
Average thickness
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UE40M5500 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 33% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
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.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The UE40M5500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
Average Thickness
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The UE40M5500's thickness of 65mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 46% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
Supports Wi-Fi
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The UE40M5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
Supports Use Smartphone As a Remote

The Samsung UE40M5500 supports use smartphone as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support use smartphone 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.

We have analysed the Samsung UE40M5500AKXXU, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Age

Samsung UE40M5500AKXXU Release Date

September 2016

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When Are Most New Samsung TVs Released?

March to April is the most common period for new Samsung TVs to be released in.

If you want the latest Samsung TV technology you may want to consider waiting until March 2019. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Samsung televisions tend to drop off when the next models are released. 66 new Samsung televisions were released in April 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung television releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Samsung TV releases was March, with 73 new Samsung TVs released that month. In July 2016, 61 new Samsung TVs were released making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung TV releases.

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How Fast Do Samsung TV Prices Drop After Release?

Samsung TVs tend to depreciate slower than most TVs.

Most TVs drop in price by 16% in the first 6 months after release. On average Samsung TVs drop in price by 12% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £107 on a typical £893 new Samsung television by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Samsung UE40M5500AKXXU Running Costs

This Samsung TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The UE40M5500 is one of the more economic to run TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UE40M5500 will cost only £79 over 5 years to run.

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Europen European 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 UE40M5500AKXXU. However we have checked the rating of all Samsung TVs and the average score is 90.6%.

Samsung UE40M5500AKXXU 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
Use Smartphone 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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