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Samsung UE55J5550
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Samsung UE55J5550

55" Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Smart TV Wi-Fi Release Date
A+
£138.03 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

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.

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Has a Wi-Fi

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.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

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.

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Light

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.

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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.

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5 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This large TV received an expert rating of 69% from computerbild.de.

Not 3D

The UE55J5550 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55J5550 are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 50PFK6510/12[plb_2861466_price], the Sony KDL-50W809[plb_2857966_price], or the LG 55EG9209[plb_3030753_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

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.

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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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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55J5550

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

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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Average Depth

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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Deep Colour Support
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Dimming Type

Expert Reviews

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16 November 2015

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £136.20
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £138.03
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Energy Rating
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55j5550
Barcodes 08806086694360

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