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Samsung UE49K5500

£217.00
£152.00 £65.00 cheaper than 47 days ago
49" Full HD 50Hz Flat Apr 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £104.38 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good product quality
Good sound quality
103 Reviews
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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Twenty-two people who purchased the product agreed that it had good sound quality. Paul wrote “Great picture and good sound” in his review of this TV. Poppy mentioned “It's ultra thin and the picture and sound are fantastic” in their review of this TV. Mumofzojack scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert website Argos.co.uk “The sound and picture are terrific” in their review of this TV.


Reviews

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this TV is 85% based on 281 user reviews. Over 82% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Price Has Gone Down by £65 (30%)

The price has dropped from £415 to £152 in the last 47 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 90% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 10% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Good Value for Money

Seven people who reviewed the Samsung UE49K5500 wrote that it was good value for money. Website Argos.co.uk wrote “Value for money” in their review of this TV. Paul mentioned last year “Excellent value” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Mr K Ryan scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he said in his review of this TV in April last year “Overall a great purchase considering the price”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two owners considered that the Samsung UE49K5500 had good technical guidance. Moggie scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Clear instructions for set up” in their review of this TV. Mintcake mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It is easy to operate with clear instructions as to which channel” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.


Design

Good Product Quality

Fifteen owners who bought the product thought it was good quality. Sandyb wrote in their Samsung UE49K5500 review on expert website Argos.co.uk “Great picture and sound quality”. Kais said “Don't get me wrong the quality is good.”. Last year Stevie63 wrote “Fantastic picture quality, plenty of ports for accessories” in their review of this TV.

Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Oldie said “Easy to use haven't managed to work out how to get volume equal on all channels” in their Samsung UE49K5500 review and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Poppy mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “It's easy to use”.

Four customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was easy to setup. Leeds Alien mentioned in their review of this TV “Easy to set up and great smart features” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Jab71 gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Does what it says, works great, easy to set up and operate”.

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Nice Design

Three customers who bought it wrote that it was good looking. Last year Dominic63 said on expert website Johnlewis.com “Attractive styling”. They also wrote “The remote is pretty basic” in their review. Mr K Ryan mentioned on expert website Amazon “The set is very nice to look at and comes with a stylish stand” in his review of this TV.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers who reviewed this TV considered that it had good features. Amazon Customer scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “For the price it's got loads of bells and whistles, tasteful, modern menus, easy set-up” in their review of this TV.

Good Stand

Two customers reckoned that it had a good stand. Yorkiemel said “The stand is very secure”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium display diagonal TV has been on the market since April 2016.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Four people who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. Last year Jonesy mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “***** picture quality and fantastic sound”. Amazon Customer scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert website Amazon “The picture quality is fantastic” in their review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions 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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Not 3D

The UE49K5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the KDL-50W809 (£369.99), or the W805C (£689) both from Sony or the Sharp LC-49SFE7451.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Samsung UE49K5500 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest amongst TVs that came out around the same time as this TV. The average high frequency rate of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television is 150Hz.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Philips 43PFT4001 (£369.99) (60Hz and higher rated).

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

When compared to other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV that we have checked, the UE49K5500's motion interpolation frequency of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 49" TVs and we think the LG 49LH541 (£345) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the SE50FS07 (£349) (50" and cheaper), or the SE50FO06 (£329) (50" and cheaper) both from Seiki.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the UE49K5500 is £105 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 237 TVs that have been available for more than a year.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UE49K5500 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE49K5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE49K5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE49K5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think a cheaper television such as the LG 49LF590 (£349.99) or you might consider a better rated television such as the Samsung UE48J5500 (£349) are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-49DS500 (£350).

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE49K5500 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE49K5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE49K5500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UE49K5500 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also feature local dimming.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE49K5500 features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also feature extended PVR.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE49K5500 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE49K5500 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Timeshift

The UE49K5500 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support timeshift.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE49K5500 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE49K5500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE49K5500 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE49K5500 has a mounting kit. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE49K5500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE49K5500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE49K5500 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The UE49K5500 has a fairly thin depth (only 55.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Televisions of this age and type have depths of between 25mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 68mm.

There are a number of alternative 55.1mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE40K5500 (£299.90).

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the 49LF590 (£349.99) (58.7mm and cheaper), or the 43LX341 (£349) (55.88mm and cheaper) both from LG.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue49k5500akxxu, samsung samledue49k5500b, samsung ue49k5500akxxu, product ue49k5500akxxu, cello ue49k5500tv, samsung c1xszs00, samsung p239363p, part ue49k5500ak, samsung c1xsza00, quick ue49k5500, samsung 49k5500, ue49k5500awxxn, samsung k9lrh
Barcodes 08806088277097, 08806088277738, 08806088278100, 08806088311586

Samsung UE49K5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE49K5500 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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