Samsung UN48J5500 vs Samsung UN50J5200

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Samsung UN48J5500
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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UN48J5500 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UN50J5200 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UN48J5500 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UN50J5200 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

5 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UN50J5200 is a 49.5" TV. That's 1.9" larger than the Samsung UN48J5500 (49.5"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Samsung UN50J5200 is two, but the Samsung UN48J5500 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Quite thinner Edit
Samsung UN50J5200 is 60.96mm thick, but the Samsung UN48J5500 is a 66mm thick TV (5.04mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

8% lighter Edit
The Samsung UN50J5200 is a 10.5kg heavy TV. That's 816.02g lighter than the Samsung UN48J5500 (10.5kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

User reviews are vastly better
Based on 2 reviews, the Samsung UN50J5200 has an average user review score of 90%, however the Samsung UN48J5500 has an average rating of 60% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
4% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UN48J5500 is a 47.6" TV. That's 1.9" smaller than the Samsung UN50J5200 (49.5"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

One less RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Samsung UN48J5500 is one, but the Samsung UN50J5200 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

5.04mm thicker Edit
Samsung UN48J5500 is 66mm thick, but the Samsung UN50J5200 is a 60.96mm thick TV (5.04mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Heavier Edit
The Samsung UN48J5500 is an 11.3kg heavy TV. That's 816.02g heavier than the Samsung UN50J5200 (10.5kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

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One month older
The Samsung UN48J5500 is older than the Samsung UN50J5200 by one month.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Samsung UN48J5500's average user rating is only 60%, however the Samsung UN50J5200's is 90% (based on 2 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UN50J5200 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UN48J5500 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UN50J5200 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UN48J5500 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 92.89
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 94.25
Purchase price $ 419.00
Total cost of ownership $ 513.25
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.63T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
47.6" 49.5"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 120Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
 CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 Not supported
 Not supported
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Dolby
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS10
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS10

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 802.11n
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
3 3

Performance

Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
BD Wise
 BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 78W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 144kWh
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 120
 110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60
Power Consumption (max)
118W
BEST
125W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
66mm 60.96mm
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Weight
11.3kg 10.5kg
BEST
Package Weight
15.3kg
BEST
15.5kg
Weight With Stand
12.3kg 11.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
309.88mm 309.88mm
Height (with Stand)
680.72mm
BEST
718.82mm
Width (with Stand)
1,177mm 1,140.46mm
BEST
Height
625mm 622.3mm
Width
1,077mm 1,140.46mm
Package Height
747mm 746.76mm
BEST
Package Width
1,313mm
BEST
1,384.3mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Other Features

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.51kg
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