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Samsung UE50J5500

73

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Samsung UE50J5500

£769.00
Samsung UE50J5500
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 50" Full HD TV, with good features but representing only average value for money
50" Full HD No 67.5mm Jul 2015 A+
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Samsung UE50J5500 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung UE50J5500 number 164 in 3D TVs, number 302 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 438 in 50 inch TVs.
55
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £87 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Powerful quad core processor for faster performance
More vibrant colours for better images
Bringing a full multimedia experience into your living room
Watch movies from your USB
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 479 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 835 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 839 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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Samsung UE50J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 111,124 owner and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £769.00 it is in the most expensive 33% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A+, and the UE50J5500 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE50J5500 will cost £87 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE50J5500 in July 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE50J5500 of 50" is larger than 67% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE50J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The UE50J5500 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the UE50J5500 of 67.5mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 67% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE50J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The UE50J5500 does not have an optical disc player, although keep in mind that 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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Has a DVI Port

The UE50J5500 has a DVI port. 96% of TVs do not have a DVI port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung UE50J5500 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE50J5500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE50J5500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE50J5500 has an ECO mode. 91% of televisions do not have an ECO mode.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The UE50J5500's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 12% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE50J5500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE50J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE50J5500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE50J5500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE50J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE50J5500 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UE50J5500 is more than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue50j5500akxxu

Barcodes:

08806086612869, 08806086620659, 08806086632263, 08806086634106, 08806086636117

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