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Samsung UE55J5500
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Samsung UE55J5500

55" 60Hz Flat Sep 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 11 owner reviews this TV has an overall owner rating of 82%.

Excellent Brand

Samsung is one of the best TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has excellent ratings for its large TVs.

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had good features.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE55J5500 owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Michael Seabourne said on Amazon “It was easy to set up and its picture is crystal clear also the suppliers are equally brilliant very helpful”.

Good Size

One Samsung UE55J5500 owner who purchased the Samsung UE55J5500 considered that it was thin.

Robust

One customer thought this TV was well made. In November Yuri mentioned “Everything is pretty dark, making the whole picture very solid, amazing”.

Good Product Quality

One Samsung UE55J5500 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was good quality. A few weeks ago Alan said “Very pleased with the quality” in his review of this TV and rated it 5 stars.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who purchased it wrote that it had good sound quality.

Nice Design

One Samsung UE55J5500 owner who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was well designed. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55J5500 a few weeks ago “A nice big uncluttered screen, responsive controls”.

One Samsung UE55J5500 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. In November this year Yuri scored the product very highly and she mentioned on Amazon “The tv is pretty, borders are ultra thin, i did not like the stand at the beggining.”.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE55J5500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the UE55J5500 also have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Philips 55PFT6550 which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55H6200 which has better reviews.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Panasonic TX-50CS620.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55J5500, the UE55J5500 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to look at including the Philips 55PFT6550 which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55H6200 which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Panasonic TX-50CS620.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE55J5500 is a two RF port TV.

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Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Nineteen Video Formats

supports nineteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the UE55J5500 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "FLV", "M2TS", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "SVI", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

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 Twelve Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE55J5500 is more than most TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "APE", "FLAC", "MID", "MIDI", "MP4", "MPA", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Light

The Samsung UE55J5500 is fairly light (only 13.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55J5500. Large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55J5500 have weights of between 5.2kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg.

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Features One Video App

The UE55J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most large TVs that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this Samsung TV. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon Customer said in their review of this TV in November this year “It did not help with the vast array of differing model numbers which is not particularly helpful when deciding when buying or considering after market or other Samsung products” nonetheless they rated it 4 stars.

Inferior Picture Quality

One Samsung UE55J5500 owner who bought it thought it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Yuri said in her review of this TV in November this year “I had to return the screen 4 times till I find the perfect one with zero clouding”.

Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UE55J5500 are not 3D compatible. The UE55J5500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE55H6200, or the Philips 50PFT6550; or the Philips 55PFT6550.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that came out around the same time as the UE55J5500 do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE55J5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the UE55J5500 has one of the slowest refresh rates amongst large TVs of this age. Comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55J5500 have refresh rates of between 60Hz and 400Hz.

If this television refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Hisense LTDN55K390 (200Hz and cheaper) or the Sony KDL-55W755 (100Hz and higher rated).

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Only Supports Five Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the UE55J5500 is more than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the UE55J5500. The image formats "BMP", "JPEG XR", "MPO" and "PNG" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that were launched more than a year ago do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE55J5500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to look at including the Sharp LC-50LE771 which is also cheaper.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 118 kilowatt hours, the UE55J5500 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE55J5500. Across all the TVs that were released one year ago the annual energy consumptions range from 62kWh to 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 110kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55J5500

Released Over a Year Ago

This large TV 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 typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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

The UE55J5500 has a pretty standard thickness (67.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the UE55J5500.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Sharp LC-50LE771 (65mm and cheaper).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Video App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
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
DVI-D Port
MHL Version
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
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
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
Cable Included

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Stephen phillips
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent tv very satisfied...

Reviewed 20 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly and well packaged. Set up was easy and it was up and running in just a few minutes. A nice big uncluttered screen, responsive controls and decent sound. I would however say that... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2016 by Michael seabourne
(Verified Purchase)

Fabulous product this really is a brilliant t.v . It was easy to set up and its picture is crystal clear also the suppliers are equally brilliant very helpful and extremely courteous. I couldn't... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2016 by Alan

Very pleased with the quality...

Reviewed 12 April 2016 by Paul enyedi
(Verified Purchase)

I received my tv today well on time but upon gain another new tv please contact me opening the package and setting it up i have noticed it has a deep scratch on the scratch which hinders the viewing.

Reviewed 11 April 2016 by Yuri

Great TV, every night is show with this one. The tv is pretty, borders are ultra thin, i did not like the stand at the beggining, but once you get used to it, it really blends with everything. The... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2016 by Beata
(Verified Purchase)

No very good no skayp aplication .no...

Reviewed 4 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product...

Reviewed 27 March 2016 by Srivatsa G.
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with the TV, great value for the price.

Reviewed 28 February 2016 by Mbuya
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent smart TV, love it!

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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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