Samsung UE48H5500
Samsung UE48H5500
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Samsung UE48H5500 Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Best Buy Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning and economical to run 48" Full HD TV with a Best Buy award from two expert review websites
48" Full HD No Flat Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date

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Samsung UE48H5500 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Samsung UE48H5500 as follows for Summary.
13 Reviews + 5 Awards
Average Features
3 Years Old
£79 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%, based on 13 reviews. This TV has received five awards including a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from plus one other site. Samsung 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 2017.
The UE48H5500 has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £79 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Features extended PVR
Only Full HD
Not 3D

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Samsung UE48H5500 In-Depth Analysis


Five Industry Awards

Amongst televisions, this TV is one of the most awarded.

This television received a "Best Buy" award from both websites Expert Reviews and, both of which decided that this TV was very good.

This Samsung TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both review sites and, both of which thought that this television was excellent.

The writer at website Trusted Reviews recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on 13 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this TV is 79 out of 100.

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 69,963 expert and owner reviews (including 38,398 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE48H5500's display diagonal of 48" is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 53% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE48H5500 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE48H5500's thickness of 65.5mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 66% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The UE48H5500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The UE48H5500's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE48H5500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H5500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE48H5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE48H5500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports 24p

The UE48H5500 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE48H5500 has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Samsung UE48H5500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48H5500 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in July 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE48H5500 is £79, which is typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue48h5500, smart ue48h5500, ue48h5500ayxzt


05054531020148, 08806085988507, 08806085993433, 08806086001038, 08806086009003, 08806086035859, 08806086494588

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