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Samsung UN32H5500
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Samsung UN32H5500

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31.5" Flat Nov 2014
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17 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This television is one of the most awarded of all the televisions of this type and age.

The editors of two expert review sites both said that this TV was good. Expert Reviews and Avforums.com both gave this television a "Best Buy" award.

This mid-size TV received an "Editor's Choice" from both Tomsguide.com and Reviewed.com, both of which decided that this Samsung television was terrific.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews who said that this TV was good.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this TV has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UN32H5500 owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UN32H5500 had good picture quality. Goodhousekeeping.com gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Good picture quality for a budget set”.

Several customers who bought it agreed that it had good colour saturation. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus two years ago “Just like 2013's F5500, 2014's H5500 has good contrast and faithful colours” in their review but they gave this TV a score of 3 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Accurate, natural colours” in their review of this TV.

One customer who bought it considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Good contrast ratio”.

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by Samsung.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung UN32H5500 owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “The Samsung UNH5500AFXZA series of midrange LED HDTVs deliver good picture quality.” in their Samsung UN32H5500 review. Expertreviews.co.uk rated it as very good and mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Great picture quality, excellent contrast”. Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned “This TV's picture quality is still quite good” .

Good Technical Features

Three Samsung UN32H5500 owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN32H5500 had good features. Expert website Tomsguide.com said “The 32-inch Samsung UN32H5500 delivers sharp, 1080p video and has useful smart TV features.” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Goodhousekeeping.com said “Consumers had an easy time navigating its features” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Fabulous Smart TV features”.

Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good experience. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN32H5500 on expert website PC Mag “And its good overall viewing experience won't disappoint, even if its black levels didn't particularly impress in testing”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to use.

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Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that the Samsung UN32H5500 was a good design. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “Surely it's too good to be true, right? Samsung UE40H5500 – Design and Feat” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One Samsung UN32H5500 owner who reviewed the Samsung UN32H5500 thought it was good looking. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Sleek styling” in their review and rated the Samsung UN32H5500 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote two years ago “It has extremely narrow viewing angles” in their Samsung UN32H5500 review. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Viewing angles are narrow” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good High Def TV

One person concluded that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “The 48-inch Edge LED Samsung UE48H5500 has the most comprehensive smart TV app platform of all alongside a Full HD panel and a Freeview HD tuner, all for around £500.” in their Samsung UN32H5500 review.

Good Sound Quality

One Samsung UN32H5500 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. Goodhousekeeping.com rated the product 80 out of 100 and said “Good builtin speakers” in their Samsung UN32H5500 review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Goodhousekeeping.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned “Some noise over fine details”.

Robust

One Samsung UN32H5500 owner who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was well made. In November last year Goodhousekeeping.com said “Solid performance” in their review of the Samsung UN32H5500 and rated it 4 stars.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN32H5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UN32H5500 do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN32H5500 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN32H5500 do not have a WiFi connection.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Light

The UN32H5500 is one of the lightest TVs of a similar age and type to the UN32H5500 (only 4.9 kilograms) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The lightest comparable spec TV that is a similar age to the UN32H5500 is 1.4kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN32H5500, the UN32H5500 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN32H5500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UN32H5500 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog tuner, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN32H5500 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN32H5500

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar spec and age 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 66 millimeters, the UN32H5500 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UN32H5500.

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE48H5500[plb_2249057_price] (65.5mm), or the LOEWE Xelos 40[plb_1350929_price] (66mm).

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Specification

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Loudspeaker
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RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
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Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
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Smart Mode
Control
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
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VESA Mounting Interface
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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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The 48" Samsung UN48H5500AF performed well in all aspects of our tests. Consumers had an easy time navigating its features, and its picture quality scored well in our panel review. Thanks to its... Read more…

Easytouse remote
Easytonavigate menus
Good detail in dark scenes
Color accuracy
Motion processing
Sub 120Hz refresh rate
Only three HDMI two USB
No 3D mode
Some judder
Shiny plastic look
10 February 2015

Great picture quality, excellent contrast and superb smart TV makes Samsung's UE40H5500 a bargain...

Expert Reviews

13 January 2015

One of the few TVs around that manages to be both great value and feel like a real treat, the UE48H5500 is perhaps the best 48-inch TV for the price-conscious living room. Its pictures do have...

29 November 2014

Avforums.com

We expect that an awful lot of 40-inch Samsung H5500s will be sold over the Christmas 2014 period. It ticks a lot of boxes, as far as the public is concerned, by virtue of the fact it's a 1080p TV... Read more…

19 November 2014

The 32-inch Samsung UN32H5500 delivers sharp, 1080p video and has useful smart TV features. But it'll cost you. Who's it for: Videophiles in cramped quarters. Samsung has been at the...

Tomsguide.com

19 November 2014

Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung UE40H5500? This is a 40-inch Samsung LCD TV that manages to deliver the brand's latest Smart TV services despite costing less than £350 from some online shops. Surely it's too... Read more…

27 October 2014

To reach a certain lower price point with the 48H5500, Samsung has stripped away many of the higher end features found in their top of the line models. This TV's picture quality is still quite...

27 October 2014

The Samsung UNH5500AFXZA series of midrange LED HDTVs deliver good picture quality, but also demand a premium price compared with similarly equipped screens in the same size range...

25 August 2014

The only thing new in the new 5500 series is the prefix. Just like 2013's F5500, 2014's H5500 has good contrast and faithful colours. But, like many an LCD TV, it has extremely narrow viewing...

17 July 2014

If you can see past its minor blemishes, the Samsung UN40H5500 will make for a great addition to your home. It isn't a medalist in terms of motion performance and viewing angle, but that's the...

Reviewed.com

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Electricity cost when switched on $33.58
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un32h5500
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