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Samsung UE55J5500

£589.00
A top-rated 55" Full HD television with alright features and cheap price
55" Full HD No No Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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RGB Direct
UE55J5500
£589.00
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UE55J5500AK
£649.00
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Sonic Direct
UE55J5500
£669.00
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£699.99
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UE55J5500AK
£799.99
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UE55J5500AK
£949.00
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ARMCO
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£958.79
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UE55J5500
£999.99
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Sonic Direct
Pay nothing for 6 months
Purchase price £669.00. APR 29.8%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£1,152.49 £24.01* Go to Store
Sonic Direct
Pay nothing for 12 months
Purchase price £669.00. APR 29.8%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£1,152.49 £24.01* Go to Store

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Samsung UE55J5500 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Samsung UE55J5500 number 33 in 55 inch TVs, number 39 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 128 across all TVs.
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11 Reviews
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Very Good
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Average Features
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1 Year Old
54
£139 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 11 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £139 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 115 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 95 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 100 in TVs for gaming.
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Samsung UE55J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good User Reviews

UE55J5500 owners on average rated this TV 82%. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 70,481 expert and owner reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £589.00 it is cheaper than 53% of TVs.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UE55J5500's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 20% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55J5500 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE55J5500 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung UE55J5500's thickness of 67.8mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 70% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55J5500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55J5500 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55J5500 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55J5500 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UE55J5500 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

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

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the UE55J5500 of 60Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 30% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The UE55J5500 has a DVI port. 97% of televisions do not have a DVI port.

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Features Extended PVR

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

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55J5500 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE55J5500 in September 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Samsung TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The UE55J5500 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55J5500 is £139.

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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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