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Samsung UE55J5100

£599.00
55" Full HD Flat 67.7mm Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £102.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Running costs are low
Does not support Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the UE55J5100 is in the cheapest 15% of all 307 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55J5100 is £103.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Samsung released the UE55J5100.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that have been around for more than two years. 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 Samsung UE55J5100 is not 3D, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Toshiba 55L7453 (£599); or the LG 55LB731 (£575).

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 55" televisions and we think the Samsung UN55H6400, and the LG 55LF652 (£623.42) both of which have better reviews; or the Samsung HG55ED690 (£499.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UE55J5100 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

Alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Toshiba 55L7453 (£599), or the Samsung UE55J6300 (£599).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE55J5100 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The UE55J5100 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UE55J5100 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE55J5100 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55J5100 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE55J5100 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE55J5100 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The average depth of similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years is 55mm, and the depths range from 2.9mm to 100mm. At 67.7 millimeters, the UE55J5100 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the KDL-65W855 (£1,967.98) (64mm and higher rated), or the KDL-55W829 (£699.99) (65mm and higher rated) both from Sony or the Samsung UE55H6200 (£549) (64mm and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55j5100akxxu, summer ue55j5100, ue55j5100aw
Barcodes 08806086754729, 08806086755368

Samsung UE55J5100 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55J5100 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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