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Samsung UE48J5505
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Samsung UE48J5505

48" Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
A+
£107.59 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Samsung is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE48J5505 which do not have a wi-Fi, the UE48J5505 has a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE48J5505 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most TVs of this age and spec have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the UE48J5505 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the UE48J5505 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE48J5505. The RMS rated powers of mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE48J5505 range from 5W to 1,000W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE48J5505 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago are not 3D. The Samsung UE48J5505 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UE48J5505, the Samsung UE48J5505 does not have a built-in camera.

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High Running Costs

This Samsung TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE48J5505 will cost £108 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 366 mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE48J5505 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5505 also do not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The Samsung UE48J5505 is one of the heavier mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the UE48J5505 (11.3 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Televisions of this age and spec have weights of between 3.6kg and 36kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 92 kilowatt hours, the UE48J5505 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE48J5505. The lowest annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago is 32kWh, the highest is 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on TVs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5505

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the UE48J5505.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available 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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Average Depth

At 67.1 millimeters, the UE48J5505 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

We compared this television to all the other 67.1mm thick TVs and we think the Samsung UE48J5600[plb_2856753_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £107.59
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE48J5505uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48j5505, samsung ue48j5505a, samsung ue48j5505ak
Barcodes 08806086620383

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