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Samsung UE55K5500

£499.00
55" Full HD Flat Sep 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £108.96 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Poor 3D picture quality
Poor smart TV features
309 Reviews + 1 Award
benchmark.pl Very Profitable
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Reasonably Priced

Fifteen customers agreed that the product was good value for money. Kendo scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “This is a great TV for the Price”. Kelly 21 wrote last year “The picture quality is amazing and the TV for the size which is 55inc it was very reasonable priced”. Ma 70 gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Great tv at a really great price, set up within 10 minutes, picture quality very good, sound good, reserved online, picked up”.


Reviews

One Industry Award

Benchmark.pl gave this Samsung television a "Very Profitable" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including gizlogic.com, benchmark.pl and fwdmagazine.be this Samsung TV has an overall expert rating of 71%.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 163 owner reviews this large display diagonal TV has an overall owner rating of 86%. 57 reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 32,219 expert and owner reviews (including 816 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Thirty-one customers who bought this TV mentioned that it had good sound quality. Katie5 said in their Samsung UE55K5500 review on Argos.co.uk “This fits perfectly and also looks and sounds good”. Mappo wrote “The picture and sound is very good” in their review of this TV. Hp Devon mentioned in their review of this TV “Overall lovely picture and sound”.


Design

Easy to Use

Thirteen customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Leeds Alien mentioned in April last year “Easy to set up and great smart features”. Jab71 mentioned also in April last year “Does what it says, works great, easy to set up and operate”. Iduno said on Argos.co.uk last year “The tv was easy to set up and no problems with following the instructions” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Five owners who purchased the product said that it was easy to use. Joss D said on Argos.co.uk “It's simple and easy to use” in their review of this TV. Last year Oldie wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Easy to use haven't managed to work out how to get volume equal on all channels”. Dee wrote on Argos.co.uk “This is a lovely TV, good picture, easy to use and set up” in his review of this TV.

One customer who purchased it said that it was easy to use the menus. Bemahler wrote on Argos.co.uk “It's worth it in the long run) and when you have found the best picture settings for you, remember to store that setting” in their review of the Samsung UE55K5500 and gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-six customers who reviewed the Samsung UE55K5500 considered that it was good quality. Kelby68 gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “Really pleased with this tv, picture and sound quality is excellent, shame no scart connection”. Last year Kche scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “The TV has crystal clear image quality and has a great design” in their review of this TV. Markyh wrote in April last year “Superb tv, excellent picture and sound quality, easy set up, went out”.

Robust

Four owners concluded that this TV was well made. Slink rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Built in wi if works very well”. J R Hartley wrote “The TV has DLNA built in too” but even so they rated it 3 stars out of 5. Mr K Ryan mentioned “Also having bluetooth built in allows me to rig up my headset” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed the Samsung UE55K5500 said that it was strong and durable. Last year Kelby68 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Stand is stylish and feels sturdy, all in all very pleased with my purchase” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Six customers who bought the product concluded that it was good looking. Jay said on Argos.co.uk “Smart, stylish and sleek, this TV is a great buy for the price” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. J R Hartley wrote on Amazon “The wifi was easy to set up and the menus are pretty intuitive” in their review of this TV but even so they only rated it 3 stars out of 5. J R Walden wrote on Amazon “Beautiful picture and sound quality Was able to get full HD from an indoor digital ariel Free view” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was well designed. Andrew mentioned in his review of the Samsung UE55K5500 on Argos.co.uk “Picture quality is great the design n size fits nice in to a bedroom with built in wifi” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners thought this TV was thin. Poppy rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “It's ultra thin and the picture”. J R Hartley said on Amazon “Nice slim TV with good sound”.

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was lightweight. Last year Jay wrote “It's a lightweight TV with lots of connectivity”. One customer thought it was a good size. Mk said “After shopping around for a smart TV of a good brand I was like to find the right TV for my bed with the correct dimensions too”.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Five customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Tiny mentioned in April last year “Picture is excellent whilst on HD channels and gaming” in her review of this TV although she only gave the Samsung UE55K5500 a rating of 40 out of 100. Last year Andrew D wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Full HD is well worth it for the incredible clarity”.

Good Picture Quality

Thirteen people who purchased it thought it had good picture quality. Mappo wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk in April last year “Clear sound and excellant picture quality”. Joss D said on Argos.co.uk “This TV was easy to set up and it's picture quality is great for its price”. Jonesy wrote on Argos.co.uk “***** picture quality and fantastic sound”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on large display diagonal televisions that were released in the last 12 months.

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Poor 3D Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. In April last year Philly said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “After having 3D there is no better quality” but in spite of that they still gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Philly also mentioned “This latest tv is not 3D so slipped up there, still pleased with purchase.” in their review.

Not 3D

The Samsung UE55K5500 is not 3D. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this television are also not 3D.

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Support

Good Support

Four customers considered that it had good technical guidance. Last year Mintcake wrote in their review of this TV “It is easy to operate with clear instructions as to which channel”. Moggie said on Argos.co.uk “Clear instructions for set up”.


Benefits

Great for Films

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was great for watching Netflix. Don't Do Nicknames, Given Perfectly Good Name At B wrote in their review of this TV last year “I simply cannot get Netflix on this set.I already have a wifi signal extender, so it is not that” .


Features

Good Technical Features

Three owners who reviewed the product considered that it had good features.

Good Stand

Four people agreed that it had a good stand. In April last year Yorkiemel said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “The stand is very secure”. Also in April last year Paulcal mentioned in their review of this TV “Only thing is the stand is rather large”. Mr K Ryan said “The set is very nice to look at and comes with a stylish stand” in his review of this TV.


Other

Only Released Seven Months Ago

As one of the newer TVs, this Samsung TV is likely to use more advanced technology.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Mintcake mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Lots of useful connectivity and sensibly oriented as most are from the side e.g” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Features Timeshift

The UE55K5500 features timeshift, as do most of the other latest large display diagonal televisions.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UE55K5500 has an internet TV function. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55K5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other new TVs also support smart TV features.

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Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The UE55K5500 supports screen mirroring function, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Poor Smart TV Features

Three customers who purchased it considered that it did not have good apps. Amazon Customer scored it 2 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their Samsung UE55K5500 review “I can't even search for apps”. Bugsy gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100 and wrote on Argos.co.uk “TV doesn't appear to recognise any of my devices and there is a very limited range of apps with no BBC iPlayer” in their review of this TV.

Three customers who purchased it thought it was not good for watching on demand TV. Yorkiemel wrote on Argos.co.uk “As other reviewers have said it hasn't yet got BBC iPlayer”. R1ck said “I called Samsung for support a helpfull guy informed that BBC iPlayer app is not available for this model” however despite that they still gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Alan L. said “Only downside is there is currently no iplayer of 4od built in” in his review of this TV.

One owner reckoned that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. Matthew said on Argos.co.uk “It does not have the basic apps for free view catch up on iplayer, my5” in his review of this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55K5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched in the last 12 months also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE55K6300 (£529.00) which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE55K5600 (£479.97) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-55DS500 (£500.00).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE55K5500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55K5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other latest comparable spec TVs.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UE55K5500 features local dimming, as do most of the other new large display diagonal televisions.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55K5500 has a game mode, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released in the last year.

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Has an Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55K5500 has an extended PVR, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The UE55K5500 has a common interface (CI), which is unusual. Most of the other latest televisions do not have a common interface (CI).

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UE55K5500 has a Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other recently released TVs also have a Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE55K5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other new large display diagonal televisions.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The UE55K5500 has an average 5 year running cost of £109 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 48 recently released large display diagonal televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue55k5500akxxu, samsung 773659981ue55k5500akxxu, samsungsilver ue55k5500akxxu, samsung samledue55k5500b, samsung ue55k5500akxxc, samsung ue55k5500akxxu, samsung ue55k5500axxc, home ue55k5500akxxu, samsung p239371p, samsung c1y4zs00, samsung c1y4za00, smart ue55k5500, ue55k5500awxxn
Barcodes 08806088263328, 08806088277165, 08806088278124, 08806088311739

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