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Samsung UE48J5600

Samsung UE48J5600

48" Flat Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
$79.96 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Samsung also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

Good Sound Quality

A few Samsung UE48J5600 owners who bought it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Ozzy92 mentioned this month “Sound is decent” . Ozzy92 also wrote “If you are an audiofile that likes movies, you will probably want a soundbar for better sound.”.


A few customers who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Ozzy92 wrote in their review of the Samsung UE48J5600 “A dozen other built in apps” . Ozzy92 also said “I've found the built in sound is good enough”.

Good Smart TV

One Samsung UE48J5600 reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it had good apps.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was good for watching on demand TV. In October this year Ozzy92 gave the Samsung UE48J5600 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Samsung UE48J5600 review on Amazon “It is instantly streaming Netflix, BBC, ITV, Youtube”.

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Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased it said that it had good features. Ozzy92 rated the product as very good and said in October “The smart tv features are easy to use”.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE48J5600, the UE48J5600 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE48J5600 which do not have a WiFi connection, the UE48J5600 has a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UE48J5600 is a two RF port television.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

Most TVs that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the UE48J5600 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the UE48J5600 which has three HDMI ports.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE48J5600 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE48J5600 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE48J5600 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE48J5600 also do not feature OLED technology.

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The lightest TV of a similar age and spec to the UE48J5600 is 3.6kg heavy and the heaviest is 18kg. The Samsung UE48J5600 is one of the heavier TVs of this age and spec (11.3 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 92 kilowatt hours, the UE48J5600 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the UE48J5600. The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago range from 26kWh to 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE48J5600

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UE48J5600 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that are a comparable 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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Average Thickness

At 67.1 millimeters, the Samsung UE48J5600 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE48J5600.

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Auto Channel Search
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Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
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Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
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VESA Mounting
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Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide

User Reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2016 by Ozzy92
(Verified Purchase)

This tv is a great value for a mid range HD tv. The picture is clear and has good color. The smart tv features are easy to use, and setup was a breeze. 5 Minutes to setup, connect to the wifi, and... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $79.42
Electricity cost when on standby $1.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.79
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48j5600, samsung ue48j5600a, samsung ue48j5600ak
Barcodes 00635131627040, 08806086759670