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Samsung UE43J5500

£359.00
Samsung UE43J5500
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An affordable and award winning 43" Full HD television, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
43" Full HD No 66.9mm Aug 2015 A+
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Samsung UE43J5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE43J5500 number 60 in 40 inch TVs, number 72 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 247 across all TVs.
88
Reviews
165 Reviews + 1 Award
95
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 165 reviews. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
The UE43J5500 has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £64 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, it is easy to use and excellent picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports screen mirroring
The leading smart TV platform now faster with further streaming, catch-up and app services
Powerful quad core processor for faster performance
More vibrant colours for better images
Bringing a full multimedia experience into your living room
Watch movies from your USB
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 99 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 98 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good

Samsung UE43J5500 Video Reviews

Samsung UE43J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The author at website Reviewed.com said that this TV was astonishingly good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, product-test.ru, reviewed.com and tweakers.net the average expert rating of this TV is 72 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

On average, UE43J5500 owners rated this television 82 out of 100. 70 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

13 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE43J5500 considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine owners agreed that the Samsung UE43J5500 was easy to setup, five people who purchased it thought it was easy to use and three people said in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

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

Customers Report Superior Picture Quality

Six owners who bought it concluded that it had good picture quality and two people who bought the product thought it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report Superior Sound Quality

Six people who bought it considered that it had good sound quality.

Users Report Good Smart TV Features

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it had great smart functions.

  • Smart functions are easy to use…
    Man-B (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Smart functions are easy to use…
    Man-B (Amazon) - December 2015
  • It's as simple as pressing the standby button and then you're onto your favourite on demand service…
    Benjamin (Amazon) - January 2016

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Eight people who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two people agreed that it was good looking.

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £359.00 it is in the cheapest 27% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this Samsung TV is A+, and the average running cost of the UE43J5500 is £64 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung television was released in August 2015.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE43J5500 of 43" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 56% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE43J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE43J5500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The Samsung UE43J5500's thickness of 66.9mm is in the thickest 35% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE43J5500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE43J5500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE43J5500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE43J5500 is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE43J5500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE43J5500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE43J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE43J5500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE43J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE43J5500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UE43J5500 is more than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE43J5500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports BD Wise

The UE43J5500 supports BD Wise. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung electronics ue43j5500akxxu, samsung hg55ed670ekxxu, samsung ue43j5500akxxu, samsung ue43j5500aw, close ue43j5500

Barcodes:

08806086660235, 08806086688574, 08806086702225, 08806086702416, 08806086744300, 08806086744317, 08806086921718

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE43J5500

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