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Samsung UE43J5500

43" Full HD Flat Aug 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date $65.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Tizen interface
111 Reviews + 1 Award
reviewed.com Editor's Choice

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This television received an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com who thought that this TV was superb.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, tweakers.net, lcdtvbuyingguide.com and product-test.ru this TV has an overall expert rating of 72 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this Samsung television on average 84%. Over 78% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 32,219 user and expert reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Twenty-two people wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Mr. P. W. Holihead gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Great clear picture, good sound”. Mark Roberts said in his review of this TV on Amazon “Great TV very good picture sound like most TVs of this type could be better”. In April last year Kelly said in his review of this TV on Amazon “Perfect Quality of sound good, I have added mine to surround sound” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Design

Tizen Interface

Seventeen people who purchased it said that it was easy to setup. Mr David Cox said “Good TV clear picture quick and easy to set up” in his review of this TV. Kelly said “I found the setting up of the television reasonable easy, although very little info was supplied” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Lynne gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she said in her Samsung UE43J5500 review on Amazon “It was easy to set up, lots of features”.

Eight owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Richie2000 mentioned on Amazon “The smart TV side 8s easy to use with the magic button, we use amazon prime”. Sid gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon two years ago “Quality LED TV for the price, picture is clear and interface is good and easy to use”. Sam mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Really easy to use” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Four customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. Kelly said last year “After set up there is a menu where you can review your settings.” in his review of this TV. Benjamin said on Amazon “The only downside I can think of is that there are some hidden settings that can be quite difficult to find”. Benjamin also wrote “My friend had to show me how to access a certain menu” in his review.

Two people agreed that it had a good interface. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this TV “Tizen interface”. Joe Reeves he said “Looks slick and good apps and interface”.

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Robust

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It has built in wifi”. Two years ago B.gunzerker rated the product 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Convenient screen size, seems well made, love the multiple HDMI slots, TV looks great once the sharpness is adjusted, netflix, bbc iplayer”.

Good Product Quality

Fifteen customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Mitty mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Both are tiny devices and both Wi-Fi.I get superb quality with these”. Mitty also mentioned “The new 43" gives exactly the same quality” in their review. Two years ago Man-B mentioned “Smart functions are easy to use and picture quality is perfect” in their review of this TV.

One owner thought the product was inferior quality. Mitty said in their review of this TV “A number of reviews complain of bad quality screen/picture” .

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Nice Design

Eight people considered that it was good looking. Mr. Pc Marlow wrote in their Samsung UE43J5500 review on Amazon two years ago “Awesome TV! Beautiful picture and I love the fact I can watch Netflix through my internet connection”. Mr. M Lunn said also two years ago “Beautiful looking t.v”. Rb mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “I'm pretty happy with the whole setup”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this TV had a thin frame.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed it thought it had good features. Langerdan mentioned “Great value, lacking some features that other Samsung TVs have” in their review of this TV. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Easy to set up, good picture, lots of features”.

Operation of the Smart Hub With the Standard Remote Lacks the Feel of the Touch Remote

Three owners who purchased it reckoned that it did not have a good remote control. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their review of this TV “Operation of the Smart Hub with the standard remote lacks the feel of the Touch remote” . Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Nice view, internet is ok, is not android and also useful remote control” in their review of this TV but in spite of that they rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Erika wrote “Searching via the remote hasn't annoyed me much” in her review of this TV.

Poor Stand

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good stand. B.gunzerker wrote “Screwing the stand to the TV was difficult (could be hit”. Karen wrote on Amazon “Good telly, terrible stand!”.

Not Good for Wall Mounting

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was not good for wall mounting. Mr David Cox scored this TV 60 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Very awkward to fit a wall mount to the back”.


Smart TV

Apps and Media Player

Eight owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good apps. Digital Versus said “Apps and media player”. Rb said “Good TV; apps now mostly there” in their Samsung UE43J5500 review. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The picture is really good and I love the internet apps” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Four people who reviewed it thought it was good for watching on demand TV. Langerdan mentioned “The Amazon TV App is great and so is the Netflix and YouTube Apps! Other than that the other Apps in the app store are pretty limp” in their review of this TV nonetheless they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Benjamin mentioned “It's as simple as pressing the standby button and then you're onto your favourite on demand service”. Belindachu said “Been playing films and Apple TV perfectly” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Two customers who purchased this TV reckoned that it had great smart functions. One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was good for watching YouTube on.

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Features Timeshift

The UE43J5500 features timeshift, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The UE43J5500 supports screen mirroring function, as do most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The Samsung UE43J5500 has an internet TV function. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE43J5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support smart TV features.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age 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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Good High Def TV

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago expert review site Reviewed.com said “Now's not a bad time to buy a 4K TV—but it's a terrific time to buy a Full HD (1080p) model like the Samsung UN50J5500 (MSRP $1,299, online for $799”. Lyn gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of this TV in April last year “As it was only hd ready replaced it to receive hd only channels such as al jazeera”. Ross Amazon Customer said in his review of the Samsung UE43J5500 “Very Disappointed The TV that I ordered was a (Samsung 43J5500 Smart Full HD 1080p 43 Inch) this on arrived with a smashed screen” but even so he gave it a rating of 1 stars out of 5.

Accurate Colours

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Langerdan mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Very happy with the picture quality, build quality” in their review of this TV. Amin mentioned “A smart TV with a great picture quality” in their Samsung UE43J5500 review. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent and at the price it was a bargain”.

Three owners said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this TV “Accurate colours”. Expert website Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “The edge lighting also helps to balance out the downsides of the matte screen by providing rich colors and strong contrast”. Rb wrote two years ago “Good viewing angles and good colours” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer concluded that this TV had image blurring. One person thought this TV was good for playing games on. Amazon Customer mentioned “Has all the functions I needed! Using for mainly for gaming through a desktop, spot on”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had a sharp image.

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Not 3D

The UE43J5500 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Cello C40227FT2.

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Weight & Dimensions

Thin Bezels and Profile Make for an Attractive Appearance

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE43J5500 was thin. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “Thin bezels and profile make for an attractive appearance”. M. D. Forrester mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Its lightweight with a nice thin frame and looks alot more expensive than it is”. Soulbro28 wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon last year “HD quality is great and the very thin frame edging makes it seem as though its all screen youre viewing”.

One owner who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was thick. One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was a big size. Denis Alexandru Ignea said on Amazon “Big size, awesome picture quality”.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE43J5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 43LH604 which has better reviews; or the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 which is cheaper are also worth considering.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a Wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UE43J5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE43J5500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out more than a year ago also have an ethernet port.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Two owners who reviewed the product said that it was great for watching Netflix.

One owner who reviewed the Samsung UE43J5500 considered that it was great for watching films. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV “What I got was a free year of their movie App because they say the software for was not available at the moment for live TV channels” however despite that they only rated it 2 stars out of 5.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE43J5500 has a mounting kit. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a mounting kit.

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Features 3D Glasses Included

The UE43J5500 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also feature 3D glasses included.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UE43J5500 has a Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE43J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Has an Extended PVR

The UE43J5500 has an extended PVR. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also have an extended PVR.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE43J5500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE43J5500 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also have a game mode.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Samsung UE43J5500 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV which feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UE43J5500 has an energy Star certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also have an energy Star certified.

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Support

Poor Support

One person wrote that it did not have good technical guidance.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ue43j5500akxxu, samsung ue43j5500akxxu, samsung hg55ed670ekxxu, refurbished ue43j5500, samsung ue43j5500aw, home hg55ed670ekxxu, home ue43j5500ak, close ue43j5500, samsung 43j5500
Barcodes 08806086660235, 08806086688574, 08806086702416, 08806086744300, 08806086921718

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