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Samsung UE55J5100

79

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Samsung UE55J5100

£599.00
Samsung UE55J5100
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A top-rated and very economical to run 55" Full HD TV, good for watching sport
55" Full HD No 67.7mm Apr 2015 A+
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Samsung UE55J5100 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE55J5100 number 109 in 55 inch TVs and number 513 across all TVs.
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Reviews
15 Reviews
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%, based on 15 reviews. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £82 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The UE55J5100 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 359 in TVs for film. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 358 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good

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Samsung UE55J5100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

On average, UE55J5100 owners rated this television as fantastic. 3 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Users think this television is one of the very best televisions.

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Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 109,255 user and expert reviews (including 50,932 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £599.00 it is in the most expensive 46% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55J5100 is £82, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since April 2015.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UE55J5100's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 29% 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 the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE55J5100 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Samsung UE55J5100 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the UE55J5100 of 67.7mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 33% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE55J5100 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55J5100 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55J5100 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the UE55J5100 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE55J5100 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue55j5100ak, summer ue55j5100, ue55j5100aw

Barcodes:

08806086754729, 08806086755368

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