Samsung UE32J5500 vs Samsung UE32J5600
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Samsung UE32J5500

94

Overall Score

94

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very popular and low cost 32" Full HD TV, with features and low running costs
97
Reviews
833 Reviews + 1 Award
98
Value for Money
Excellent
93
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
94
Overall Score
Excellent
32" Full HD No 66.6mm Jul 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 32"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 66.6mm
Release Date Jul 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE32J5600

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 32" Full HD TV
80
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
32" Full HD No 66.6mm Apr 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 32"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 66.6mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE32J5500

94

Overall Score

94

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very popular and low cost 32" Full HD TV, with features and low running costs
97
Reviews
833 Reviews + 1 Award
98
Value for Money
Excellent
93
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
94
Overall Score
Excellent
32" Full HD No 66.6mm Jul 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 32"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 66.6mm
Release Date Jul 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE32J5600

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 32" Full HD TV
80
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
32" Full HD No 66.6mm Apr 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 32"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 66.6mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
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Samsung - 32" Class (31.5" Diag.) - LED - 1080p - Smart - HDTV UN32J5500AFXZA
$319.99
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Reasons For

Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
3 Reasons For
Local Dimming
The Samsung UE32J5500 features local dimming, whereas the Samsung UE32J5600 does not feature local dimming.

'Local Dimming' on a TV is a function that dims certain sections of the backlight to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Local dimming can be used to make blacks on the screen appear darker and richer by removing the backlight behind them.

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Common Interface (CI) Slot
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a common interface (CI) slot, but the Samsung UE32J5600 does not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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.

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User Reviews Are Marginally Better
Based on 621 user reviews, the average review score of the Samsung UE32J5500 is 92%, but the average rating of the Samsung UE32J5600 is 90% (based on 2 reviews).
1 Reason For
Cheaper to Run by $2 Over Five Years
Over five years the Samsung UE32J5600 only costs $43 to run however the Samsung UE32J5500 costs $44 to run (4% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
1 Award
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung UE32J5500 has better user reviews than the Samsung UE32J5600. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE32J5500 is 92% based on 621 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung UE32J5600 is 90% based on 2 reviews.
Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Best
5 stars
454 reviews
4 stars
122 reviews
3 stars
18 reviews
2 stars
7 reviews
1 star
20 reviews
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Date Released

Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
31 months old Best 34 months old

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Samsung UE32J5500
Samsung
UE32J5500
7 trees 0.26 tonnes CO2
Samsung UE32J5600
Samsung
UE32J5600
7 trees 0.26 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Display Diagonal 32" 32"
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 400Hz 400Hz
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Screen Format Adjustments
16:9
 16:9
16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric) 80cm 80cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
 
 
 
Audio Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Video App
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
 
 
 
Power Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Energy Efficiency Class
A
 A
A
 A
Power Consumption (typical) 42W 42W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption 58kWh 58kWh
Maximum Power Consumption 87W 87W
 
 
 
TV Tuner Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Processor Cores 4 4
 
 
 
Packaging Content Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
AC LAN (RJ-45)
SCART
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 SCART
AC LAN (RJ-45)
SCART
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 SCART
 
 
 
Management Features Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Smart Modes
Natural Game
Movie Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Natural Game
Movie Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Number of OSD Languages 27 27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Thickness 66.6mm 66.6mm
Weight 4.7kg 4.7kg
Weight With Stand 5.1kg 5.1kg
Depth (with Stand) 207.6mm 207.6mm
Height (with Stand) 471.6mm 471.6mm
Width (with Stand) 721.4mm 721.4mm
Height 424.8mm 424.8mm
Width 721.4mm 721.4mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 3 3
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
 
 
 
Packaging Data Samsung UE32J5500 Samsung UE32J5600
Package Weight 4.7kg
BEST
6.2kg
Package Height 424.8mm
BEST
522mm
Package Width 721.4mm
BEST
901mm

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