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Samsung UE48J5500

£349.00
48" Full HD Flat Sep 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Good owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
59 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Seventeen owners who bought this TV reckoned that it was good value for money. Grubber said “Recommend specially at very reasonable price” in their review of this TV. Dugi gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “For a great price !”. Grubber also said “Great tv and price recommend” in their review.


Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Samsung TV rated it as 89%. 43 reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

Based on 32,219 expert and user reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Five customers who bought the Samsung UE48J5500 considered that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Grubber wrote “Very easy to set up and link to internet had it up”. Suzanne Bonner wrote on Amazon “Excellent tv, easy to set up, fab picture”. Amazon Customer gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon last year “Very nice Screen, easy to setup”.

Four people wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. Jen Walker scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “My only actual complaints are that the remote control sometimes has a bit of a delay which can be frustrating if you're impatient like me”. Lee Miller wrote on Amazon “It is lovely TV easy to set up and easy to use” in his review of this TV. Buyer wrote “The smart function is a pleasure to use” in their review of this TV.

One customer reckoned that this TV was easy to use the menus.

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Good Product Quality

Fourteen customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Grubber mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Sound quality better than I thought it would after reading other reviews”. Two years ago D. Gibson said on Amazon “Good quality picture and sound”. Last year Greig wrote on Amazon “Amazing television! Picture quality is stunning” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

Robust

Two owners who reviewed the Samsung UE48J5500 agreed that it was well made. Buyer gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said “As usual the in built speakers could be better”. Bigdan wrote “Sturdy, solid built” but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was reliable. Geoffrey Kerr mentioned “Reliable and quick service and delivery”.

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Nice Design

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Sonofabish said in their Samsung UE48J5500 review “After I finished the quest for the sacred screwdriver that would work, TVs all set up and its pretty incredible”. Bigdan mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Very stylish” yet they only rated it 1 stars out of 5.

One customer who bought this TV reckoned that it was smooth. David L mentioned two years ago “The menu's are quite smooth and the amount of apps is awesome! It includes Plex, Amazon TV, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, etc”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was a good size. Avid Golfer said on Amazon “Great TV, nice size, good picture, HD works particularly well”.


Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

Three customers who reviewed this TV thought it had good apps. Buyer said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Processor speed is very good, apps open very quickly” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The useful apps are missing or not working” in their review of the Samsung UE48J5500 nonetheless they scored it 2 stars out of 5.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had great smart functions.

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Features Timeshift

The UE48J5500 features timeshift, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE48J5500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The UE48J5500 does not have an internet TV function. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV do have an internet TV function.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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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Good High Def TV

Three owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UE48J5500 was good at displaying high definition TV. Jen Walker wrote “You get used to it anyway - the picture is incredible on the HD channels and also when I watch Netflix/Amazon Prime” in her review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

Five people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. In April last year Karen H. mentioned “An excellent picture quality”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon last year “Ok picture quality” nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. Bigdan said on Amazon “The picture quality is quite impressive on them ones” in their review of this TV however despite that they gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48J5500 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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Not 3D

The UE48J5500 is not 3D. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Sony KDL-50W809 (£369.99), or the Sharp LC-49SFE7451 (£409.99).

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television, the UE48J5500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Grubber mentioned on Amazon “Smart features very good and quick”. Two years ago Alan Thomson wrote on Amazon “The picture is great, as are all the features”.

Good Remote Control

One customer who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good remote control.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48J5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Seiki SE50FS07 (£349.00), the Sony KDL-43WD751 (£391.30), or the LG 49LF590 (£349.99).

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48J5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE48J5500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has an Extended PVR

The Samsung UE48J5500 has an extended PVR. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have an extended PVR.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE48J5500 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also feature local dimming.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48J5500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE48J5500 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The UE48J5500 is green (Eco) compliant. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also are green (Eco) compliant.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UE48J5500 has a Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE48J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The UE48J5500 has a common interface (CI), which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not have a common interface (CI).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Eleven owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. James Robinson wrote on Amazon “Really good picture and sound”. R K Williams said in their review of this TV “Great pictures and sound excellent tv”. T S Charlesworth wrote in their review of this TV in April last year “Very pleased, great picture and sound” .


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Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue48j5500akxxu, samsung ue48j5500akxxu, apple 48j5500
Barcodes 08806086612807, 08806086620598, 08806086632089, 08806086634045, 08806086636612, 08806086723114

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