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Samsung UE40F5500
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Samsung UE40F5500

40" Jun 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type Smart TV Wi-Fi Release Date
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Samsung Smart Tv UE40F5500 LED Review

6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Samsung also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE40F5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE40F5500 do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6700 is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE40F5500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Samsung UE48H6470, and the LG 47LB670 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE40F5500 is a two RF port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two RF ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The UE40F5500 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE40F5500 is 2W and the highest is 80W.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UE40F5500 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE40H6470.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE40F5500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40F5500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE40F5500 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE46H7000 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this age and spec is 260Hz. At only 100 hertz, the Samsung UE40F5500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE40F5500.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40F5500

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released over three years ago.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 49.4 millimeters, the Samsung UE40F5500 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the UE40F5500.

Other 49.4mm thick televisions currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE42F5000.

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Expert Reviews

19 April 2014

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Brilliant color contrast
Deep black levels
Good shadow detail
Intuitive and feature packed interface
Not stellar in bright rooms
Some noticeable lag in gaming
Picture quality deteriorates quickly as room lighting brightens
Relatively inaccurate color of red
Poor sound quality

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $69.36
Electricity cost when on standby $1.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $70.75
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE40F5500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue40f5500, ue40f5500a, ue40f5500ay, ue40f5500aw, samsung 100, samsung 100h, samsung 100hz, samsung ue40f5500, samsung ue40f5500a, samsung ue40f5500ak, samsung ue40f5500akx, samsung ue40f5500akxx, samsung ue40f5500akxxu
Barcodes 08806085710771, 08806085710788, 08806085710795, 08806085713628, 08806085713697