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Samsung UE50J5500
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Samsung UE50J5500

50" Flat Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Samsung also has good ratings for its large TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE50J5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the UE50J5500 also support smart TV features.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider include the LG 55EG910 which has better reviews; or the LG 55LF580 which is cheaper.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE50J5500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think a cheaper TV such as the LG 55LF580 or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the LG 55EG910 are also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two RF Ports

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE50J5500 have between one and two RF ports, including the UE50J5500 which has two RF ports.

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Four Processor Cores

Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year only have between two and three processor cores, however the Samsung UE50J5500 has four processor cores.

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Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE50J5500 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE50J5500.

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Features One Video App

The UE50J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this Samsung television. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this TV.

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Light

The lightest TV of a similar type and age to the UE50J5500 is 5.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg. At only 12.4 kilograms, the UE50J5500 is quite light compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE50J5500.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE50J5500, the UE50J5500 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 55EG910 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that came out more than a year ago, the UE50J5500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only One Channel

The Samsung UE50J5500 is a one channel TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE50J5500 have between 1 and 8,099 channels.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The UE50J5500 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This Samsung TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of a comparable type and age to the UE50J5500.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the Samsung UE50J5500 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EG910 which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The UE50J5500 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that came out more than a year ago. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE50J5500

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been available for a comparable 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 67.5 millimeters, the UE50J5500 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE50J5500.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the LG 55LF580 (56.8mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Screen Mirroring
Audio
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)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
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)
Audio (L,R) Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Processor Cores
Picture Processing Technology
BD Wise Plus
Subtitles Function
Channel List Copy Function
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
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
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Technical Details
Wireless Technology

User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Gsp1946
Gsp1946 would recommend the Samsung UA-50J5500 (Verified Purchase)

Really great HD. Set-up was pretty easy. On screen input option utility easy to use. Well worth the money...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $84.74
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $86.12
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue50j5500, rewards ue50j5500, samsung ue50j5500a, samsung ue50j5500ak, samsung ue50j5500akx, samsung ue50j5500akxx, samsung ue50j5500akxxu
Barcodes 05037809032838, 08806086612869, 08806086632263, 08806086634106, 08944467476737
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