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Samsung UE48J5550
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Samsung UE48J5550

48" Flat Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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$82.96 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs produced by Samsung.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE48J5550 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE48J5550 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE48J5550 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE48J5550 which do not have a WiFi connection.

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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 televisions that have been available for more than a year.

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Two RF Ports

The UE48J5550 has more RF ports than most of the TVs of this spec and age. This Samsung television is a two RF port TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE48J5550 which only have one RF port.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE48J5550 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. TVs that are a similar age to the UE48J5550 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE48J5550 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the UE48J5550 which has three HDMI ports.

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Supports Seventeen Video Formats

supports seventeen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the UE48J5550 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "FLV", "M2TS", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "RMVB", "TP", "TS", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Eleven Audio Formats

The Samsung UE48J5550 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE48J5550. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "APE", "FLAC", "M4A", "MIDI", "MPA", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago, the UE48J5550 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE48J5550 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE48J5550 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 age and spec to the UE48J5550, the UE48J5550 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200 ($479.49) which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

With a weight of 11.3 kilograms, the Samsung UE48J5550 is one of the heavier mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE48J5550 amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The lightest TV of this age and type is 3.6kg heavy, the heaviest is 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 92 kilowatt hours, the UE48J5550 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE48J5550. Televisions that are a comparable age to the UE48J5550 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh.

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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 were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5550

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE48J5550 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 comparable spec TVs that were released 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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Average Thickness

At 67.1 millimeters, the UE48J5550 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE48J5550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 67.1mm thick TVs currently available including the UE48J5510, or the UE48J5600 both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.39
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $82.80
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE48J5550uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48j5550, samsung ue48j5550s, samsung ue48j5550su, samsung ue48j5550sux, samsung ue48j5550suxz, samsung ue48j5550suxzg
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