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Samsung UE48J5515
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Samsung UE48J5515

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

Good Brand

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs manufactured by Samsung.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48J5515 has a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UE48J5515 which do not have a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE48J5515 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE48J5515.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE48J5515 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE48J5515 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE48J5515 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

three HDMI ports quantitys

The Samsung UE48J5515 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The UE48J5515 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year, the Samsung UE48J5515 does not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A+, however the average 5 year running cost of the UE48J5515 is £108 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run televisions of a similar spec and age.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE48J5515 do not feature OLED technology. The UE48J5515 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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The weights of televisions of a similar age and type to the UE48J5515 range from 3.6kg to 36kg. With a weight of 11.3 kilograms, the UE48J5515 is one of the heavier TVs of this age and spec amongst televisions of this age.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of this age and spec range from 32kWh to 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 92 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE48J5515 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5515

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. 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 UE48J5515 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

We compared this TV to all the other 67.1mm thick TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the UE48J5500[pl_2826204_price], and the UE48J5600[pl_2856753_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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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)
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
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Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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Teletext Function
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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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 UE48J5515uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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 ue48j5515, samsung ue48j5515a, samsung ue48j5515ak
Barcodes 08806086851350

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