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Samsung UE55K5500

£539.00
Samsung UE55K5500
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Good for playing games, this is the newest 55 inch TV available
55" Full HD No 55.1mm Nov 2017 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Reliant Direct
£539.00
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Samsung UE55K5500 55 FHD Flat Smart TV
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£539.00
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RGB Direct
£549.00
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Crampton and Moore
Samsung UE55K5500 55inch Full HD Smart TV
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£579.00
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£634.80
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£639.37
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Samsung 55" K5500 5 Series Flat FHD Smart TV (UE55K5500AKXXU) (Brand new, unopened)
£850.00
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Beyond Television
Beyond Television
6 months interest free credit
Purchase price £539.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £53.90 6
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12
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£621.11
£47.27*
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Beyond Television
Beyond Television
10 months interest free credit
Purchase price £539.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £53.90 10
months
12
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£621.11
£47.27*
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Beyond Television
Beyond Television
12 months interest free credit
Purchase price £539.00. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £53.90 12
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12
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£621.11
£47.27*
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Purchase price £639.37. APR 23.51%.
£25.50 No
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£702.93
£135.49*
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36 months credit
Purchase price £639.37. APR 19.9%.
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£854.23
£23.73*
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Samsung UE55K5500 Review

Released just 2 months ago and with excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE55K5500 number 86 in 55 inch TVs and number 379 across all TVs.
89
Reviews
706 Reviews + 1 Award
62
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
95
Age
2 Months Old
81
Running Costs
£84 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received an industry award from Benchmark.pl. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Samsung only 2 months ago, it is one of the newest TVs on the market, incorporating some of the latest television features. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £84 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and that it is easy to use.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Enjoy enhanced colours and better images
Plug your entertainment into the TV
Simple and fast wireless connection
Dive into your video content
Accelerate your smart TV with tizen
Faster speeds, stronger performance
Easily share your content to TV
Deeper contrasts bring images to life
Supports Wi-Fi
Enhanced contrast for sharper details
Ultra clean view
Smart hub
Full HD
Create your own entertainment space
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE55K5500 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 142 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 267 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 275 in TVs for sport.
71
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 £445.99 on eBay 9 days 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 UE55K5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site said that this TV was very good. This was from Benchmark.pl who gave it an "Very Profitable".

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 71 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including fwdmagazine.be, gizlogic.com and benchmark.pl.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 703 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is 85 out of 100. 192 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

19 customers who bought it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

30 customers who bought the Samsung UE55K5500 thought it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

17 customers who purchased the Samsung UE55K5500 agreed that it was easy to setup, seven owners agreed that it was easy to use and four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

14 customers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Good Audio Quality

33 people who bought it reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 111,124 owner and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Technical Guidance

Three owners said in their reviews that this TV had good technical guidance.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five people who reviewed it concluded that it was thin and two owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55K5500 was a good size.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Eight people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking and three people said in their reviews that the product was well designed.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Six owners concluded that the product had good features.

Customers Report a Nice Stand

Six people who purchased the Samsung UE55K5500 considered that it had a good stand.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners who bought it thought it was well made.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 6 months old but has average features, and at £539.00 it is more expensive than 58% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Up by £93 (17%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the UE55K5500 is £84 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Just Released Two Months Ago

Samsung only released the UE55K5500 two months ago.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The UE55K5500's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 19% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE55K5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE55K5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The UE55K5500's thickness of 55.1mm is relatively average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55K5500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55K5500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55K5500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55K5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an AV Input

The UE55K5500 has an AV input. 98% of TVs do not have an AV input.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55K5500 of only 60Hz is in the slowest 9% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55K5500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55K5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55K5500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55K5500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE55K5500 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55K5500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

manufacturer ue55k5500akxxu, samsung ue55k5500akxxu, ue55k5500awxxn

Barcodes:

08806088263328, 08806088277165, 08806088278124

Samsung UE55K5500

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