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Samsung UE55J5500

£639.99
55" Full HD Flat Sep 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £138.03 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are good
Good picture quality
Nice design
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 11 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 82 out of 100. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 47,387 owner and expert reviews (including 2,157 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Two owners thought it had image blurring. Yuri wrote on expert review site Amazon “Motion blur” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to it. 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

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago, the UE55J5500 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-55W807 (£599), or the Philips 55PFT6550 (£529); or the Samsung UE55H6400 (£599.99).

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 55" TVs currently available including the Sony KDL-55W807 (£599) which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55H6400 (£599.99) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung UE58J5200 (£738.30) (58").

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55J5500 is £139, which is typical compared to the other 74 similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE55J5500 in September 2015.


Design

Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it was good looking. Yuri said “Everything is pretty dark, making the whole picture very solid, amazing” in her review of this TV and scored the Samsung UE55J5500 5 stars out of 5. She also mentioned “The tv is pretty, borders are ultra thin, i did not like the stand at the beggining.” in her review.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55J5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper televisions such as the Philips 55HFL5010 (£663.99).

There are a number of other TVs which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the Samsung UE55M5500 (£638.58), or the Sony KDL-55W755 (£671.99).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE55J5500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55J5500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55J5500 features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55J5500 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age which feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The UE55J5500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55J5500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55J5500 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 67.8 millimeters, the UE55J5500 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Sony KDL-55W807 (£599) (64mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue55j5500akxxu, samsung ue55j5500awxxn, standard ue55j5500
Barcodes 08806086620741, 08806086626101, 08806086626125, 08806086631914, 08806086634137

Samsung UE55J5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55J5500 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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