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Samsung UE48J5500

£420.27
£360.00 £60.27 cheaper than 9 days ago
A bargain buy 48" Full HD television with passable features and outstanding user reviews
48" Full HD No No Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE48J5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE48J5500 number 27 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 93 across all TVs.
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64 Reviews
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1 Year Old
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£108 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
76
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 64 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £108 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and excellent picture quality. However they also report poor sound quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a wide color enhancer
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching films, ranking number 51 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 120 in TVs for sport.
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Mediocre
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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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £420.27 to £360 in the last 9 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 73% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.
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Samsung UE48J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this Samsung TV is 89 out of 100 based on 64 user reviews. Over 72% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Sub-Standard Sound Quality

Three people who reviewed the product reckoned that it did not have good sound quality.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six customers wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers considered that the product was easy to use and two owners who purchased it thought it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Eight customers who bought the Samsung UE48J5500 agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE48J5500 had good features.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £360.00 it is cheaper than 75% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Down by £60 (14%)

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The UE48J5500's display diagonal of 48" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. 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 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE48J5500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE48J5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The UE48J5500's thickness of 67.1mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 69% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48J5500 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE48J5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE48J5500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UE48J5500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE48J5500 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE48J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48J5500 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48J5500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE48J5500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The UE48J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE48J5500 in September 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The UE48J5500 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE48J5500 will cost £108 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue48j5500akxxu, samsung ue48j5500awxxh, samsung ue48j5500akxxu, samsung ue48j5500black, summer ue48j5500
Barcodes 08806086612807, 08806086620598, 08806086621816, 08806086632089, 08806086634045, 08806086636612, 08806086723114

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Same Price
Marginally better user reviews
Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year
12.3mm thicker
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£21.06 cheaper to run
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12% smaller display diagonal
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Lower user review Score
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