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Samsung UE55J5500

£639.99
Samsung UE55J5500
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A top-rated but a little out of date 55" Full HD TV, with a good price and low running costs
55" Full HD No 67.8mm Sep 2015 A+
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Purchase price £639.99. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £639.99. APR 18.9%.
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Purchase price £639.99. APR 14.9%.
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Samsung UE55J5500 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE55J5500 number 81 in 55 inch TVs, number 98 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 346 across all TVs.
91
Reviews
55 Reviews
78
Value for Money
Very Good
75
Features
Good Features
79
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 55 reviews. Hisense TVs 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 rating of A+, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE55J5500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
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 it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 105 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 212 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 203 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £589 at RGB Direct 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung UE55J5500 Video Reviews

Samsung UE55J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this television rated this TV 82 out of 100 on average. Over 80% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 111,124 user and expert reviews (including 52,486 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

OK Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 65% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. At £639.99 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55J5500 is £110, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in September 2015.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Samsung UE55J5500 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 70% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE55J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE55J5500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the Samsung UE55J5500 of 67.8mm is thicker than 67% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The UE55J5500 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of televisions also do not have an optical disc player.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UE55J5500 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55J5500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55J5500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55J5500 supports BD Wise. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55J5500 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a DVI Port

The UE55J5500 has a DVI port. 96% of TVs do not have a DVI port.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55J5500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55J5500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of all televisions is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The high frequency rate of the UE55J5500 of only 60Hz is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the UE55J5500 is more than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung electronics ue55j5500akxxu, samsung ue55j5500akxxu, samsung ue55j5500awxxn, standard ue55j5500, summer ue55j5500

Barcodes:

08806086620741, 08806086626101, 08806086626125, 08806086631914, 08806086634137

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