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Samsung UE40J5100
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Samsung UE40J5100

40" Flat 64.8mm Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as 89 out of 100.

Nice Design

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Blue Valley scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon last year “Beautiful image quality and slick control menus”. In December this year Ms Jennifer D Hunter mentioned “Came beautifully packed, I wish I could give it five” in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100. Sb86 said “Its a great TV, really stylish with a slim bezel” in their review.

Three customers who reviewed the Samsung UE40J5100 reckoned that it was a good design. In December Fred Priggs mentioned in his Samsung UE40J5100 review on Amazon “Very good picture quality, good design with clean lines”. A few weeks ago J. Colville said in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 on Amazon “Could not consider another make due to the aesthetics, sound quality and design so easy”. Shayukem wrote on Amazon in December last year “This my 2nd favourite stand design (1st Sony” in their Samsung UE40J5100 review.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UE40J5100 owners agreed that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “Arrived within 48hours! Works excellent! Perfect picture quality! £289 well spent Perfect size for bedroom tv”. This month Chris B said in his Samsung UE40J5100 review on Amazon “The picture quality is very good and the built-in speakers produce reasonable sound”. Shayukem wrote in their review on Amazon “I can definitely say the picture quality is superb for the price”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was good for watching movies. Joby Wood said in December “Very nice ty - well worth the money at £279 - USB feature for watching movies with is very nice also! Ty” in their review.

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Good High Def TV

Nine customers concluded that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Agent Cooper mentioned in December last year “Perfect HD TV channels and DVDs too”. Chris B mentioned in his review on Amazon in December this year “If you're not bothered about these extra bells and whistles and just want to watch TV in HD with a nice bright picture” and rated the Samsung UE40J5100 as very good. Also in December this year Dj said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Imagine ultra HD will make these extinct soon.”.

Good Size

Some Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers thought the product was thin. A few weeks ago Chris B rated this TV 5 stars and he wrote “The screen itself is quite thin with a nice narrow bezel”. In December last year Shayukem mentioned on Amazon “The frame around the top, left/right sides are thin and in black piano finish” in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100.

One customer said that the Samsung UE40J5100 was a good weight. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Light weight and easy to use” in their review.

One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer who purchased the product said that it was lightweight. Jindo mentioned on Amazon “I'm rubbish with anything to do with tv's! Very lightweight, weighed much less than my previous flat screen which was slightly smaller” in their review of this TV.

One customer who reviewed it said that it was good physically. Simon Heather said “The new model seems to be a simple model number change as it is physically identical to the older model, runs the same software version” in his review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

Some Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon this month “Love the quality of the product”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “This TV has excellent picture quality”. Amazon Customer also said “Having bought 50" Hitachi before this is by far better quality”.

Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Agent Cooper mentioned in their Samsung UE40J5100 review “Easy to set up” and gave the product a very good review.

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Dingleharvey mentioned on Amazon “Is reasonably easy to use” in their review of this TV. Dot she wrote “Remote control has all good buttons”. This month Gerald White mentioned in his Samsung UE40J5100 review on Amazon “Excellent Television, good control facilities”.

A few Samsung UE40J5100 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good experience. Agent Cooper wrote on Amazon “First TV that arrived had a broken screen, I phoned Amazon, hassle free experience and a new one arrived 2 days later” in their review. Starman wrote this month “Superb picture and good sound, improved my viewing experience no end”.

One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer thought it was easy to assemble. Libby said in her review “Amazing price, took minutes to build and set up, great quality”. One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

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Good Sound Quality

Twenty-four customers who purchased this TV agreed that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer gave it an excellent review and mentioned “Overall Good TV, sound is great hence didn't require sound” in their review. Chris B said “Just want to watch TV in HD with a nice bright picture and decent sound, this is the set for you” in his review of this TV. Dingleharvey mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 on Amazon “The better feedback regarding the sound output was the deal clincher”.

Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

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Good Connectivity

Some people who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Agent Cooper said “I got the Audioquest "Award Winning" Pearl Hdmi 1m - High Speed With Ethernet cable from Amazon too, best price on the 'net” in their review of this TV. Chris B mentioned a few weeks ago “Freeview HD is built in and there are two HDMI ports which should be sufficient for most users” in his review of the Samsung UE40J5100 and scored the Samsung UE40J5100 very highly.

One Samsung UE40J5100 owner who reviewed the Samsung UE40J5100 considered that it had network functionality. Rob gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “The TV has some networking facilities.” in his review of this TV.

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Robust

Three Samsung UE40J5100 owners reckoned that it was well made. Gerald White rated it 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Samsung UE40J5100 on Amazon “A built in Loop facility, might be something for the future, I have an external Loop box, which I need being very deaf”.

Good Remote Control

Some Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers who reviewed the Samsung UE40J5100 reckoned that it had a good remote control. A few weeks ago Btkd rated the Samsung UE40J5100 5 stars and said in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 “Give me a decent remote Samsung!”.

Good Technical Features

Some Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features.

Good Smart TV Features

One person said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV.

One Samsung UE40J5100 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had great smart functions. Sb86 rated this TV 80 out of 100 and said in their Samsung UE40J5100 review “Great TV, who needs smart features when you have a set top box!”.

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Good for Wall Mounting

One Samsung UE40J5100 owner who purchased the Samsung UE40J5100 said that it was good for wall mounting. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE40J5100 on Amazon “It fits my wall mount perfectly fine with all the screws”.

Good Stand

A few Samsung UE40J5100 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good stand. Last year Jennifer Ovenstone Odonnell said in her Samsung UE40J5100 review on Amazon “Great TV! One of the best screen qualities Iv'e seen although it's exactly the same quality as previous model which I actually prefer because of the stand”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Timothy Cooper mentioned in his Samsung UE40J5100 review last year “The sound is great for a TV without any extra sound equipment & it runs on remarkably little energy”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased the Samsung UE40J5100 said that it was noisy.

LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is the most commonly found display technology on similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has One Smart Mode

The UE40J5100 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema are also found on this TV.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One Samsung UE40J5100 owner thought this TV did not have a good 3D picture quality. Chris B wrote this year “As this is one of Samsung's basic models, there is no 3D, swivel stand or smart TV functionality.” in his review of this TV.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UE40J5100 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV features that you might also want to consider including the Philips 32HFL3010[plb_2940075_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Samsung UE40J5100 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE40J5100 also do not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to look at including the Panasonic TX-32CS510[plb_2819394_price], the LG 42LF580[plb_2822608_price], or the Samsung HG32ED590[plb_2950537_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE40J5100, the Samsung UE40J5100 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the 42LF652[pl_2835500_price], or the 32LF650[pl_2898998_price] both from LG or the Sony KDL-43W807[plb_2803096_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE40J5100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The UE40J5100 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats mp4 are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE40J5100 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of this age and type the RMS rated power range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. The Samsung UE40J5100 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) amongst televisions of this age.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE40J5100 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 100 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. TVs that were launched more than a year ago have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 250Hz.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE40J5100

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE40J5100 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time 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 64.8 millimeters, the UE40J5100 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE40J5100.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE43J5500[plb_2850658_price] (66.9mm), or the Sony KDL-32R405[plb_2806892_price] (65mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 November 2015 by Artymum

We had a really good look around and read lots of reviews before opting for this TV , the picture quality on the Samsung Range was far better than any other & the sound quality is good as well. We... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by You_broke_my_wookie

Originally bought this just for my ps4 and boys wii u, but the picture is so good I'm using it now as my main tv. The only slight itritation is the remote sensor, unless you point it in a certain... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2015 by Debbie

Great tv .. bought it for my son and it was so easy to set up and it sets its self up to computers, sky so nothing to do .. very pleased and very cheap on finance...

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by Denise

Excellent TV easy to set up, great picture quality really good TV for the price.Was delivered on time given and guys took away my old TV were very helpful and explained everything i needed to know...

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Marlene Dickie

I love my new TV. It was easy to install, it looks great and the sound is pitch perfect...

Reviewed 28 October 2015 by C Bolt

It is so clear and the colours are really clear, my last tv the colours were.all mixed up and dull. Thank you?

Reviewed 29 April 2016 by Emmatlr

No complaints! Great price! Great TV! Sound is good ! Very happy ???

Reviewed 9 May 2016 by Paula

Love this tv fantastic for price easy to use and setup...

Reviewed 20 March 2016 by JS

The picture quality is excellent especially on HD channels. The sound quality is also very good. The EPG is easy to navigate, and the screen is amazingly slim. It is very good value for the price,... Read more…

Reviewed 11 July 2016 by George rennie

Straightforward and uncomplicated ,brilliant picture with very good sound system...

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