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Samsung UE50J5170

50" Full HD Flat 65.4mm Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £101.18 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent television reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this television is A+. The average running cost of the UE50J5170 is £102 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung TV was released in April 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age. 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 UE50J5170 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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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 TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 50" TVs currently available including the Samsung UE50H6400 (£626.89) which has better reviews.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE50J5170 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV do support Wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UE50J5170 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television which have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Samsung UE50J5170 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years do support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE50J5170 does not support internet TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago do support internet TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the UE50J5170 does not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE50J5170 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE50J5170 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE50J5170 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE50J5170 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 65.4 millimeters, the Samsung UE50J5170 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 65.4mm thick TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE50H5000.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue50j5170asxzg
Barcodes 08806086979818

Samsung UE50J5170 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE50J5170 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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