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Samsung UE55J5550

55" Full HD 67.8mm Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Wi-Fi Depth Release Date £138.03 Electricity cost over 5 years
Supports Wi-Fi
Average expert reviews
Not 3D

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

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

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

We checked 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the UE55J5550 is £139 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 307 TVs of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as 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

The UE55J5550 is not 3D, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which are 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 55LW5590, or the Samsung UE55H6700.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55J5550 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

We compared this TV to all the other 55" TVs and we think the LG 55LW5590, the Samsung UE55H7090, and the Sony KDL-55W829 (£699.99) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E585 (£1,480.90) (58" and higher rated), or the LG 65LX341 (£1,343.97) (64.53" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55J5550 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 55LW5590, the Samsung UE65H8090, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55J5550 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55J5550 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55J5550 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE55J5550 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UE55J5550 features local dimming, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55J5550 supports BD Wise. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support BD Wise.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE55J5550 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UE55J5550 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55J5550 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55J5550 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55J5550 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE55J5550 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The UE55J5550 supports internet TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55J5550 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The UE55J5550 has one of the thicker depths (67.8 millimeters) amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age. The average depth of televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV is 55mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55j5550, ue55j5550su
Barcodes 08806086694360

Samsung UE55J5550 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55J5550 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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