Samsung UE32J5500 vs Samsung UE32J5600

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Samsung UE32J5500
Samsung UE32J5600

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE32J5600 does not have a common interface (CI). Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Local dimming Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 features local dimming, whereas the Samsung UE32J5600 does not feature local dimming. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE32J5500 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE32J5600 is "A".
User reviews are marginally better
Based on 391 user reviews, the Samsung UE32J5500 has an average review score of 91%, but the Samsung UE32J5600 has an average rating of 90% (based on 2 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE32J5600 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE32J5600 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5600 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.

One month older
The Samsung UE32J5500 is older than the Samsung UE32J5600 by one month.
4 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE32J5600 does not have a common interface (CI), however the Samsung UE32J5500 has a common interface (CI). Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Does not feature local dimming Edit
The Samsung UE32J5600 does not feature local dimming, but the Samsung UE32J5500 features local dimming. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

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User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung UE32J5600 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung UE32J5500 is 91% (based on 391 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
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Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.02
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 51.38
Purchase price $ 279.99
Total cost of ownership $ 331.37
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.02
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 51.38

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
400 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm 80cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
27 27

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise
 BD Wise
 BD Wise
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
 Local dimming
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
42W 42W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
58kWh 58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
87W 87W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
66.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
4.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
5.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
207.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
471.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
721.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
424.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
721.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
522mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
901mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide
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