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Samsung UE48J5500
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Samsung UE48J5500

48" Flat Mar 2015
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Thanks to a powerful Quad Core processor, your Samsung Smart TV offers enhanced performance. You ll notice the difference straight away, with faster multitasking and switching between content and... More
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10 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 22,325 expert and user reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Good Product Quality

One Samsung UE48J5500 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Last year D. Gibson mentioned “Good quality picture and sound” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung UE48J5500 reviewer who purchased it thought it had good features. Alan Thomson gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “The picture is great, as are all the features” in his review.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person reckoned that this TV had good apps. Last year Amazon Customer said in their Samsung UE48J5500 review on Amazon “The useful apps are missing or not working”.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE48J5500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5500 do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the UE32J6300[pl_2830222_price], and the UE40J6300[pl_2824298_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-40W705[plb_2796116_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE48J5500, the Samsung UE48J5500 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the UE32J6300[pl_2830222_price], or the UE40J6300[pl_2824298_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-40W705[plb_2796116_price] which has better reviews.

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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 mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UE48J5500 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE48J5500 is 20W.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Features One Video App

The number of video apps featured on the UE48J5500 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this television. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this Samsung TV.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good sound quality. Alan Thomson mentioned “Poor sound” in his review of the Samsung UE48J5500 however he still rated it 80 out of 100. Alan Thomson also said “The sound however is very poor and tinny with no base or depth, even when the equalizer settings are adjusted”.

Not 3D Compatible

The UE48J5500 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the 42LF652[pl_2835500_price], or the 32LY760[pl_2592249_price] both from LG or the Sony KDL-43W805[plb_2803097_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that were released more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The UE48J5500 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 TVs of this age and type, the UE48J5500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The weights of TVs of a similar type and age to the UE48J5500 range from 3.6kg to 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg. The Samsung UE48J5500 is one of the heavier comparable spec televisions that were released one year ago (11.3 kilograms) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The UE48J5500 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (92 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UE48J5500. The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE48J5500 range from 26kWh to 160kWh.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

When compared to other TVs of this type and age, the power consumption in power save mode of the UE48J5500 of 127 Watts is one of the highest. The power consumptions in power save mode of TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5500 range from 16W to 130W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5500

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 television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs 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 67.1 millimeters, the UE48J5500 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Sony KDL-32R503[plb_2796457_price] (65mm).

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Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
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PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Video App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 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
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Out Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Processor Core
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
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VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
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AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
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Weight
Package Weight
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Technical Details
RF Input

User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Steven Bourne
(Verified Purchase)

A very happy customer. Love this tv...

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very nice Screen, easy to setup. Only 3HDMI port, but that's more than many has. Lots of functions.

Reviewed 15 July 2016 by Amazon Customer

Ok picture quality. problems with lot of features. Slow television, smart featureis also not great. Browser crash is usual. Will keep asking you configure channel when you do not want to opt for... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Buyer
(Verified Purchase)

Overall a nice experience. The price and what you get is good value. The smart function is a pleasure to use. Processor speed is very good, apps open very quickly. As usual the in built speakers... Read more…

Reviewed 10 June 2016 by J Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic TV clear sharp picture easy to operate what more can I say.

Reviewed 9 June 2016 by James Robinson

Really good picture and sound.

Reviewed 4 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant and brilliant price...

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with the item however it took a while to arrive though...

Reviewed 28 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Looks great. Good tv...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 by Theresa H

Really pleased with the picture quality...

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Product Identifiers

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