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Samsung UE48J5550
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Samsung UE48J5550

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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8 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE48J5550 has a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not have a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE48J5550 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 typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE48J5550 is a two RF ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE48J5550 have RMS rated powers of between 5W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the UE48J5550 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Supports Seventeen Video Formats Supporteds

supports seventeen video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the UE48J5550 is more than most comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE48J5550. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "FLV", "M2TS", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "RMVB", "TP", "TS", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UE48J5550 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the UE48J5550 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The UE48J5550 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE48J5550 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the average 5 year running cost of the UE48J5550 is £108 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE48J5550 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price].

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Heavy

At 11.3 kilograms, the UE48J5550 is quite heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. The lightest TV of a comparable age and spec to the UE48J5550 is 3.6kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE48J5550 have annual energy consumptions of between 32kWh and 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. At 92 kilowatt hours, the UE48J5550 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5550

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE48J5550 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. 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 UE48J5550 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 67.1mm thick televisions currently available including the UE48J5510[pl_2865727_price], or the UE48J5600[pl_2856753_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
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+)
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)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Dimming Type

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 left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £107.59
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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 ue48j5550, samsung ue48j5550s, samsung ue48j5550su, samsung ue48j5550sux, samsung ue48j5550suxz, samsung ue48j5550suxzg
Barcodes 08806086785662

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