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Samsung UN50J5500

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
49.5" 60Hz Flat Dec 2015
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Samsung UN50J5500 50 Inch 1080p Smart LED TV 2015 Model review
Samsung UN50J5500 50-Inch Review
Samsung UN50J5500 Review ++BEST BUY++

12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Reviewed.com thought that this TV was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, lcdtvbuyingguide.com, tweakers.net and reviewed.com this TV has an average expert rating of 72%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 80 out of 100.

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 brands.

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Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the product thought it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Lcdtvbuyingguide.com gave this TV a rating of 4 stars and wrote “The edge lighting also helps to balance out the downsides of the matte screen by providing rich colors and strong contrast”.

Good High Def TV

One person who reviewed it thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Reviewed.com said in their review “Now's not a bad time to buy a 4K TV—but it's a terrific time to buy a Full HD (1080p) model like the Samsung UN50J5500 (MSRP $1,299, online for $799”.

Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the UN50J5500 which do not support smart TV features, the Samsung UN50J5500 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UN48J5500[plb_2781340_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN50J5500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs also have a WiFi connection.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN48J5500[plb_2781340_price].

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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 recently released comparable spec TVs.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is 5W and the highest is 40W. The UN50J5500 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UN50J5500.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UN50J5500 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UN50J5500 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE40F6100[plb_3861128_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN50J5500 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 60 hertz, the UN50J5500 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UN50J5500. The slowest refresh rate of televisions that were launched around the same time as the UN50J5500 is 50Hz and the fastest is 900Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that came out in the last 12 months, the Samsung UN50J5500 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the Samsung HG49EE690[plb_3713298_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of recently released mid-size TVs range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. The UN50J5500 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 60 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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Heavy

TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN50J5500 have weights of between 1kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 8.3kg. The Samsung UN50J5500 is one of the heavier mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the UN50J5500 (12.4 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN50J5500

Released Twelve Months Ago

This television has been on the market for twelve months.

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 mid-size TVs that are a comparable 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 68.58 millimeters, the UN50J5500 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs.

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Specification

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Tuner
Smart TV
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Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Out Port
Networking
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OSD Language
Performance
Picture Processing Technology
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Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(5)
18 May 2015

The Samsung UE32J5500 is a basic television, but it does the job. Understand by this that it offers the essentials and nothing more. It would have been great value for money had it not been for...

This bright 50 inch edge lit LED TV provides a brilliant picture. The edge lighting also helps to balance out the downsides of the matte screen by providing rich colors and strong contrast. All of... Read more…

7 May 2015

When you want the TV to look as good as its picture Taken as a standalone product, the 50-inch J5500 is a good buy. It lacks the immersive contrast of more expensive sets, and isn't a powerhouse...

Reviewed.com

19 August 2015

De beslissing van Samsung om vanaf dit jaar alle smart-tv's met Tizen uit te rusten is wat ons betreft de juiste geweest. Het ziet er keurig uit, interface-animaties verlopen soepel en de tv...

Accurate colours
Tizen interface
Apps and media player
Full Web Browser and Smart TV options
Thin bezels and profile make for an attractive appearance
Mediocre contrast 860 1)
Poor responsiveness 16.5 ms)
Minimal motion compensation
Side angle viewing degrades quickly as the viewer moves from offcenter
Operation of the Smart Hub with the standard remote lacks the feel of the Touch remote
13 May 2015

Thi?t k? Th?a h??ng ki?u dáng bóng b?y t? các model cao c?p, Samsung 43J5500 có thi?t k? l?y c?m h?ng t? nh?ng khung tranh c? ?i?n, các ???ng nét ???c rút g?n theo h??ng t?i gi?n và... Read more…

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 30 May 2015 by Dumbtvnow

I purchased the extended warranty through Samsung. I have been trying for 4 months to get the tv fixed but no luck. I stayed on the phone with Samsung technical support for hours and finally got... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Gsp1946
Gsp1946 would recommend the Samsung UA-50J5500 (Verified Purchase)

Really great HD. Set-up was pretty easy. On screen input option utility easy to use. Well worth the money...

Reviewed 24 September 2015 by Pablo
Pablo would recommend the Samsung UE32J5500

Great TV comparing with price!! I am very happy with the purchase, absolutely recommendable...

Ease to use
Good build quality
Looks good
Quiet
Value for money
Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Horizon FM
Horizon FM would recommend the Samsung UE32J5500

Once set up its superb...

Ease to use
Good build quality
Looks good
Quiet
Value for money
Fragile stand base

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers UN50J5500AFXZA, samsung un50j5500, samsung un50j5500a, samsung un50j5500af, samsung un50j5500afx, samsung un50j5500afxz, samsung un50j5500afxza
Barcodes 00841434101167, 00887276087887

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