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Samsung UN40H5500
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Samsung UN40H5500

40" Full HD Flat YouTube Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date $49.09 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Very low running costs
Viewing angles are narrow
15 Reviews + 5 Awards
tomsguide.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Best Buy Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Experts in TVs rave about this TV and have given it five awards.

The editors of two expert review sites both decided that this medium display diagonal television would make a great purchase. Expert Reviews and Avforums.com both gave this television a "Best Buy" award.

This TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Tomsguide.com and Reviewed.com, both of which wrote that this Samsung TV was brilliant.

One other expert review site concluded that they would recommend this television. Trusted Reviews gave this TV a "Recommended" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this TV has an average expert rating of 79%.

Excellent Brand

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 TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Four people thought the product was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “Great picture quality, excellent contrast” in their review of the Samsung UN40H5500 and gave the product a score of 9 stars. Three years ago Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “The Samsung UNH5500AFXZA series of midrange LED HDTVs deliver good picture quality.”. Expert website Hdtvsolutions.com wrote “This TV's picture quality is still quite good” in their review of this TV.

Solid Performance

One person who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN40H5500 “Solid performance” nonetheless they gave this TV a rating of 18.8 out of 100.

Easytonavigate Menus

One person who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Easytonavigate menus” in their review of the Samsung UN40H5500. One person who reviewed it thought it had a good interface. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Vlotte interface” .

One person who bought this TV reckoned that it was easy to use.

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Elegancki Design

Two owners thought it was well designed. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Elegancki design”. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “Surely it's too good to be true, right? Samsung UE40H5500 – Design and Feat”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Sleek styling” in their review of this TV yet they only gave it a rating of 18.8 out of 100.

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Display

Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com mentioned two years ago “The 48-inch Edge LED Samsung UE48H5500 has the most comprehensive smart TV app platform of all alongside a Full HD panel and a Freeview HD tuner, all for around £500.” in their review of the Samsung UN40H5500 and scored it 7 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Faithful Colours

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN40H5500 had good picture quality.

Three customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it had good colour saturation. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Accurate, natural colours” but despite that they gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “Faithful colours” in their review.

Three owners thought the product had a good contrast ratio. Goodhousekeeping.com said two years ago “Good contrast ratio” in their review of this TV. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “Good overall contrast” in their review. Three years ago Pcmag.com wrote “And its good overall viewing experience won't disappoint, even if its black levels didn't particularly impress in testing” in their review of this TV.

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No 3D Mode

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV did not have a good 3D picture quality. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “No 3D mode”.

Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV, the Samsung UN40H5500 is not 3D.

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UN40H5500 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UN40H5500 has a Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN40H5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Features

Fabulous Smart TV Features

Three customers who bought it agreed that it had good features. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned two years ago “Fabulous Smart TV features” in their review of this TV. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “Consumers had an easy time navigating its features” in their review. Three years ago Tomsguide.com wrote “The 32-inch Samsung UN32H5500 delivers sharp, 1080p video and has useful smart TV features.” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Easytouse Remote

One owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com said “Easytouse remote”.


Smart TV

Smart Hub Apps

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good apps. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Smart Hub apps”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN40H5500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Audio

Good Builtin Speakers

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN40H5500 “Good builtin speakers”.

Some Noise Over Fine Details

One owner who purchased the product thought it was noisy. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV “Some noise over fine details”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner who purchased the product thought it was noisy. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV “Some noise over fine details”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN40H5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN40H5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also have a Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN40H5500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Performance

Supports Motion Control

The Samsung UN40H5500 supports motion control, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UN40H5500 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Ergonomics

Has a Swivelling

The Samsung UN40H5500 has a swivelling, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN40H5500 has an energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have an energy Star certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Viewing Angles Are Narrow

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was not thin. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of the Samsung UN40H5500 “Overly narrow viewing angles”. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Viewing angles are narrow” in their review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un40h5500af
Barcodes 00748252518743, 00887276692982

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