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Samsung UE32J5100

32" 200Hz Edge-Lit LED May 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 105 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 88 out of 100.

Nice Design

Ten customers reckoned that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote this month “Beautiful picture” and scored the product 5 stars. Charlie-Cj wrote on Amazon in October last year “Music from a USB stick (recording via USB on TV is pretty lame anyway as you can only record the channel you are watching, so that's not missed” in their review of this TV and scored this TV very highly. Dundeemanny said “Have had this up and running for a few days now and for its intended use its pretty good” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100.

Four Samsung UE32J5100 owners who bought this TV said that it was smooth. Dan Askme rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned “It lacks the framerate interpolation of more expensive screens (basically doubles the framerate on the fly to smooth out the display).” in his Samsung UE32J5100 review. This month Rodney mentioned “Movement that is smooth and realistic even during scenes that are heavy on the action” in his review. Sj mentioned in their review “The picture quality is amazing - sharp, crisp, smooth, colourful HD quality” .

A number of customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was a good design. Billy Gates gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon in October last year “Great TV, with minor design flaws”. One Samsung UE32J5100 owner concluded that it was aesthetic. Ian Devlin wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Very sleek, aesthetic TV intended for use in my gaming man-cave”.

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Nice Stand

A number of people who bought the product wrote that it had a good stand. In October this year Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV “Attaching the tv to the stand was easy and the setup was simple”. Mr. Michael Simms wrote in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 on Amazon last year “The stand is very solid too”. Reviewer gave this TV a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “The bezels are so thin! Wow! - Stand is excellent - Can play media through USB STICK CONS - Only 2 HDMI slots This TV is wonderful”.

Good Remote Control

A number of people who bought this TV reckoned that it had a good remote control. Last year Charlie-Cj wrote “We found the Samsung remote control OK.” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100. Iain Holden mentioned in their review “Remote easy to use”. Mr Baz said on Amazon in October last year “+ Has freeview/freeview HD built in + USB input for playing back movie/music/photos + Headphone socket, Scart and Digital audio out plus composite input + Supplied remote works well” in his Samsung UE32J5100 review.

Good Picture Quality

Some Samsung UE32J5100 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it had good picture quality. Bb mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Purchased for my parents to replace their 6 year old Sony LCD and they couldn't believe the difference in picture quality” in their review of this TV and scored it 5 stars. Ben J. gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned a few weeks ago “Great viewing angles and has brilliant picture quality like most Samsungs” in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100. Charlie-Cj mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100 on Amazon “The HyperReal picture engine for great picture quality.”.

A number of people reckoned that this TV had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in October last year “Finally the picture quality is very good, colours pop” in their review. Also in October last year Ian Devlin wrote “The Taken King looks dreamlike; the colours are crisp with beatifully black blacks” in his review. Last year Igor Modino said in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100 “Very good TV, with deep blacks and vivid colors”.

Four Samsung UE32J5100 owners thought it was good for playing games on. Ian Devlin wrote in October last year “I'm using this with a PS4; I noticed a few questions asking if this TV is good for gaming and I can definitely say yes” . Reviewer mentioned “Itll do what you tell it, (Unlike alot of other tvs where you have to point directly at a reciever) - Wonderful for gaming, I used my PS4 on it” in their Samsung UE32J5100 review. Reviewer also said “Great for gaming and watching movies”.

One Samsung UE32J5100 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a sharp image. Ken Hall scored the Samsung UE32J5100 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon last year “I am amazed by the sharpness and clarity and clear colour definition achieved by this et”.

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Good High Def TV

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In October this year B gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review “Excellent picture for the price with Full HD”. Charlie-Cj mentioned in October last year “The TV has 1920 x 1080p Full HD with PQI 200” in their review of this TV. M.e.m said on Amazon “The TV looks great and the HD channels really shine through on this TV” and scored this TV 5 stars.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Six Samsung UE32J5100 reviewers who reviewed this TV considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. James G scored it very highly and he wrote in his Samsung UE32J5100 review “I like the fact it has HD freeview and I full HD”. Lee R. Vout wrote in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 on Amazon “Music has two HDMi ports, also with a magic eye you can have Sky through an ariel with free view”. In October this year Rodney wrote “It has an integrated Freeview HD tuner to start the consumer off with a nice range of standard” in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100.

One Samsung UE32J5100 owner said in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5100 was good for watching on demand TV. Al Loves Toys he said on Amazon this year “That's why I love Amazon prime, no hassle returns”.

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Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned “Excellent picture, easy to control, overall very satisfied” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100. A few weeks ago Barry Thompson said in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 “Picture in picture is handy”. In October last year C. Gandy said on Amazon “Dumb TV ideal to use with smart box”.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE32J5100 was easy to setup. In October Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “The picture is sharp, colourful, there was no difficulty setting up the channels” and scored the Samsung UE32J5100 very highly. Amazon Customer also wrote “I love it! Setting up the TV was really easy too, I love the minimal bezels”. Amazon Customer also said “Easy to set up”.

Several customers mentioned that the Samsung UE32J5100 was easy to use the menus. A.collie wrote in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100 on Amazon “Plenty of settings to get the tv picture” and scored the product 5 stars. In October this year Barry Thompson gave it a score of 4 stars and he said “Remote and menu's seem very slow to re-act to key presses (initially they where very fast.” in his review of this TV. Mr Baz mentioned in his Samsung UE32J5100 review “200 x 200 It does have a "light sensor" this will adjust the brightness depending on the settings (ECO mode etc) Full size mounted on stand size is” and scored this TV 4 stars.

A few people agreed that the product had a good experience. In October Ps mentioned “A good experience and perfect TV”. Rodney gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in October this year “It is a solid entry model for consumers looking for a good viewing experience” in his review.

One Samsung UE32J5100 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to handle. Last year Zax93 mentioned “Handles 24p spot on - Nifty TV for the price” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100. One Samsung UE32J5100 reviewer considered that the Samsung UE32J5100 was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Robust

A few Samsung UE32J5100 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Al Loves Toys wrote this month “If your considering a new tv with built in freeview for under £200 it's a complete no brainer!”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “Spoke to Samsung for two hours, bottom line is if it works ok on the in built freeview then it is YOUR DEVICES FAULT”. Amazon Customer also said “For use in a bedroom this TB is fantastic as it gets the job done really well, with nice colour reproduction and a solid backlight”.

One Samsung UE32J5100 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was reliable. Charlie-Cj mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Being Samsung we took it for granted that the TV picture quality would be very good (which it is) and reliability will be decent”.

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Good Size

A few Samsung UE32J5100 owners said in their reviews that it was thin. A few weeks ago M.e.m mentioned “4) Looks great wall mounted! Really thin profile around the edges, very pleased!” in their Samsung UE32J5100 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Mr Baz said in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 “Has good range+ Slim bezel, TV's are getting better here less case more compact sizeCons”. Mr. Michael Simms wrote in his Samsung UE32J5100 review in October last year “The stylish thin bezel makes the TV seem larger than it is too” .

Two customers who bought this TV concluded that it was lightweight. Leonore mentioned this year “It is lightweight and takes up less room than models with extra frame around the screen”. In October this year Newcastle Mazza said on Amazon “Very lightweight ideal to sit on shelving” in their review and gave this TV an excellent review score.

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to carry around. Natalie G. mentioned in her review on Amazon “It does! Very light and easy to put up on the bracket”. This year Ps mentioned “Very light and easy to install”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was thick. Jim Marshall mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Assembles ok and if sitting on a broad enough surface is fine”.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers concluded that this TV was good quality. Al Loves Toys mentioned in his Samsung UE32J5100 review on Amazon “The tv is superb quality and fantastic value”. Last year Alex scored it 5 stars and he wrote in his review “Great design, quality picture, worth the price”. Amazon Customer wrote this year “Good picture quality” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

Several customers said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. A.collie wrote on Amazon last year “Perfect picture and sound for the size” and scored the product very highly. This year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Good picture & very good sound” and scored it 4 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Apart from that it's working well, good picture and very good sound”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Samsung UE32J5100 reviewers reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In October last year A S Amazon User. mentioned on Amazon “I could not replicate this with other TVs that I own (Sony, Toshiba specifically) using exactly the same HDMI TX/RX equipment” in their Samsung UE32J5100 review however they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this year “It has two hdmi ports allowing me to set up two consoles on it” and scored the product 5 stars. Rayb wrote on Amazon “Connected main computer was as simple as plug in HDMI leads” and scored the product very highly.

A few customers who reviewed this TV thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Mr Baz wrote in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 on Amazon “Good viewing angles too.+ Has freeview/freeview HD built in+ USB input for playing back movie/music/photos+ Headphone socket, Scart”.

One Samsung UE32J5100 owner who reviewed the Samsung UE32J5100 concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Mr. Michael Simms scored the product 5 stars and he said on Amazon “HDMI Connectivity is adequate given the price of the set”.

One Samsung UE32J5100 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to sync. Amazon Customer wrote “Has an issue with Lip Syncing, improved by updating the firmware” in their review although they gave the product a score of 1 stars.

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Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Good for Wall Mounting

Several people agreed that the product was good for wall mounting. Barcodeuk wrote “Easy to wall mount with the 200x200 VESA mount” .

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Samsung UE32J5100 owners said in their reviews that it was noisy. Lee R. Vout said in his Samsung UE32J5100 review “Excellent picture for the size of the tv sound is clear and if needed loud has a usb port which will play any movie file”. A few weeks ago Rodney wrote in his review of the Samsung UE32J5100 “Dolby Digital sound; it is very loud and can provide enough sound for even those with hearing problems” and gave the Samsung UE32J5100 a score of 5 stars.

Good Support

A few Samsung UE32J5100 owners who bought the product agreed that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this year “Good comprehensive instructions” in their review of this TV. Hillhead wrote in October this year “Only negative points are that full instructions are on the TV” in their review of the Samsung UE32J5100.

Good Technical Features

Several Samsung UE32J5100 reviewers agreed that it had good features. Dundeemanny wrote “Its good enough, doesn't have any bells and whistle's” nonetheless they rated this TV 60 out of 100. Rob wrote in his review on Amazon “As a TV with Freeview HD I have no complaints what so ever, 2xHDMI, 1xUSB, AUX, digital audio output, all helpful features”. Rodney rated it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “This model offers a fairly basic set of features”.

LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 200 hertz, the Samsung UE32J5100 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. TVs that were released one year ago have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 800Hz, and the average refresh rate is 110Hz.

Other 200Hz refresh rate televisions currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper TVs such as the Panasonic TX-32C300[plb_2819514_price].

If this TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the LG 32LF5610[plb_2901183_price] (300Hz) which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Light

Similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago have weights of between 3.6kg and 18kg. At only 4.9 kilograms, the UE32J5100 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Televisions of a comparable spec and age to the UE32J5100 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh. At only 45 kilowatt hours, the UE32J5100 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UE32J5100 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE32J5100 which support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung HG32ED670[plb_2898978_price], or the Cello C32227[plb_3828514_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE32J5100 do not have a WiFi connection. The Samsung UE32J5100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Cello C32227[plb_3828514_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

The UE32J5100 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE32J5100 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the UE32J5100 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UE32J5100, the UE32J5100 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE32J5100 is 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the UE32J5100 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The UE32J5100 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE32J5100 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE32J5100

Released Over a Year Ago

This Samsung television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that have been around 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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Average Thickness

At 64.6 millimeters, the UE32J5100 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UE32J5100.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth considering include the 32PHH4200[pl_2817660_price] (77mm), or the 32PHH4100[pl_2783161_price] (77mm) both from Philips.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Technical Details
Special Features
Dynamic Contrasting

User Reviews

(103)
Reviewed 27 August 2016 by Hillhead
(Verified Purchase)

Having had a 14" square LCD in my living room I saved up and purchased this (had one in the gîte I stayed in France) and could not be more happy. If you have a tablet/smartphone you can attach it... Read more…

Reviewed 17 August 2016 by Ben j.
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased for Parents bedroom. Havent used it myself, but theyve never had any issues with it. They have it mounted on the side of a wardrobe, so its quite light in weight. Great viewing angles... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Product as discribed... Looks good... Easy to set up... Delivery arrived on time... Look at a lot of places or this product and Amazon was the cheapest...

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Rodney

As a budget 32-inch LED TV, the Samsung UE32J5100 has an impressive picture quality for its price, it can work well for a range of different consumers. It may not have 3D, Smart or any of the... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2016 by Lee R. Vout
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent picture for the size of the tv sound is clear and if needed loud has a usb port which will play any movie file and will also play picture slides and Music has two HDMi ports, also with a... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2016 by Ross Albany-Ward

Very impressed by this TV. I had a 22" previous generation Series 5 (5003) previously and this is a big improvement. Nice picture quality, black levels and contrast and the internal down-firing... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Hazel Dinleyici
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant tv, good quality clear picture with very natural colour & sound brilliant. I would really recommend.

Reviewed 15 June 2016 by Rob

Helpful video review - [...] I brought this TV on deal for 169.99, and what a bargain! I've previously had Samsung TVs and this 1 didn't let me down at all. As a TV with Freeview HD I have no... Read more…

Reviewed 1 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

TV bought for teenagers bedroom as monitor and TV Good basic 1080P TV at a reasonable price This tv has a good bright picture but the sound quality lets it down a little, having said this i am... Read more…

Reviewed 20 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

A fairly decent TV. Foolishly I assumed it was SMART as had a similar model in 48inch. I was wrong. So for the price I paid I really should have bought a SMART TV (as after buying a FireStick I... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $80.83
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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