Samsung UE50J5100
Samsung UE50J5100
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Samsung UE50J5100

A relatively new 50" Full HD television with average features but a price that represents not very good value for money
50" Full HD No No Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE50J5100 Review

Released 1 year ago but with low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE50J5100 number 318 in 50 inch TVs and number 998 across all TVs.
Average Features
18 Months Old
£97 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 52?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £97 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high RMS rated power
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 732 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 777 in TVs for films.

Samsung UE50J5100 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

Based on 70,481 owner and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £429.00 it is cheaper than 68% of TVs.


Average Display Diagonal

The UE50J5100's display diagonal of 50" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE50J5100 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE50J5100 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UE50J5100 of 65mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the UE50J5100 of 20W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE50J5100 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE50J5100 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE50J5100 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Released 18 Months Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since February 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the UE50J5100 is £97 over 5 years based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue50j5100awxxn, samsung ue50j5100akxxu
Barcodes 08806086979702, 08806086979719, 08806086979726, 08806086988674

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