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Excellent User Reviews
Owners have rated this television as excellent on average. This TV in the top 15% of all the latest mid-size TVs when ranked by user rating.
Samsung Has Good TV Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung televisions and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings.
Supports Smart TV Features
Unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for the last year which do not support smart TV features, the Samsung UN40J5200 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UN40J5200 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UN40J5200 also have a WiFi connection.
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 similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.
Two RF Ports
The UN40J5200 is a two RF port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months have between one and two RF ports.
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Quite High RMS Rated Power
At 20 Watts, the Samsung UN40J5200 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other new televisions. Across all the mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UN40J5200 the RMS rated power range from 5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.
IEEE 802.11n WiFi Standard
This television supports an IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Not 3D Compatible
The UN40J5200 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last year are also not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE40F6100.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs that have been on the market for the last year do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UN40J5200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The UN40J5200 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 60 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UN40J5200 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UN40J5200 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung HG49EE690.
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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN40J5200
Released Eleven Months Ago
Samsung released the UN40J5200 eleven months ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released mid-size TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The UN40J5200 has a pretty typical thickness (58.42 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN40J5200.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE32J5600 (66.6mm).
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
1920 x 1080
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Digital Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
MS10, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound, DTS
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
Dolby MS10, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound
I had two older Samsung TV's that gave me issues in the past so I was reluctant to purchase another Samsung. The only reason I went ahead is because of the awesome price on this TV and because... Read more…
Knochen would recommend the Samsung UN40J5200 (Verified Purchase)
This TV is the right size for our room and does everything the larger sets do with WiFi and setup options. I am glad to have added the Samsung sound bar which too was relatively easy to set up and... Read more…
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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