Samsung has good average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range.
Supports Smart TV
The Samsung UE55J5550 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55J5550 also support smart TV.
We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV and we think because of it's better review score, the 60LF6300[pl_2932496_price], and the 55LF6529[pl_3037357_price] both from LG or the Hisense 50K2204[plb_3890891_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Wi-Fi
The UE55J5550 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Hisense 50K2204[plb_3890891_price], the Samsung UE55J6250[plb_2866374_price], and the Panasonic TX-55CSW524[plb_2870466_price] is also worth considering.
Features One Lifestyle Apps
The Samsung UE55J5550 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most frequently featured lifestyle apps is Google Apps, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this television. The lifestyle appss Skype are also featured on this TV.
The weights of TVs of this age and type range from 5.2kg to 33kg. With a weight of only 13.6 kilograms, the UE55J5550 is one of the lighter large TVs that are a similar age to the UE55J5550 amongst similar spec televisions of this age.
Analog Tuner Type
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on televisions of this spec and age.
Most TVs of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The UE55J5550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the UE55J5550, the UE55J5550 does not feature OLED technology.
It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9209[pl_3030753_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG.
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Only Supports Fourteen Video Formats Supporteds
The Samsung UE55J5550 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, M-JPEG, MPEG4, MPEG4-SP, MVC, RV, VC-1, VP6, VP8, WMV and WMV9 are also supported by this TV.
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Released Over a Year Ago
Samsung released the UE55J5550 over a year ago.
OK Running Costs
This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55J5550 is £139, which is typical compared to the other 135 televisions of this age and spec.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago. 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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With a depth of 67.8 millimeters, the UE55J5550 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE55J5550.
Alternative 67.8mm thick televisions currently available that you might want to consider include the UE55J5500[pl_2856067_price], or the UE55J5570[pl_2865721_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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