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Samsung UN40J5500

$529.99
$429.99 $100.00 cheaper than 43 days ago
40" Full HD 60Hz Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
Owner reviews are excellent
Good picture quality
Reasonably priced
608 Reviews
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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

UN40J5500 owners on average rated this TV as superb. 443 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

We checked 32,219 owner and expert reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Quality

One hundred and fourty-one owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Good build quality”. Walmart.com mentioned in their review of this TV in April last year “Great Picture Quality”. Also in April last year Mr. T rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Overall high quality from start to finish xx” in their review of this TV.

One person who reviewed it said that it was inferior quality. Mitty scored this TV 80 out of 100 and said “A number of reviews complain of bad quality screen/picture”.

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Easy to Use

Seventy-six people reckoned that it was easy to setup. Paul wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “This product was easy to set up from the get go”. Paul also wrote “TV is good and was very easy to set up” in his review. Nice Guy mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Excellent television very easy and straight forward to set up the service and the information offered by the staff at argos was first class”.

Fifty-five customers reckoned that it was easy to use. Walmart.com scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Samsung UN40J5500 “Good Remote Control”. Panaceadawn said on Argos.co.uk “Now the rest of my family want one after seeing the quality of the picture and how easy it is to use the Smart Tv facilities”. Marcsco6 wrote “Easy enough to use even for a technophobe like myself” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Ten owners who bought it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Mo9009 wrote on Argos.co.uk “Overall the picture quality and easy the follow menus make it effortless to view”. Bear said on Argos.co.uk “A lot of the pic and sound options are hidden in sub menus so def worth digging around in the menus for the best set up”. Ironmaiden99 mentioned in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com “The set-up was straight forwards and the menus easy to navigate” although they rated the product 2 stars out of 5.

Four owners agreed that this TV had a good interface. Mrsissy said two years ago “The interface is simple to understand” . If33 said “And have been very happy good user interface and great that you can cast from your smartphone or tablet”. Joe Reeves said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Looks slick and good apps and interface”.

One person reckoned that this TV was comfortable and easy to hold. K. Vardy rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk “Loads of apps, including Amazon Prime, which I have, so ust loads of stuff to watch in a comfortable environment”.

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Well Designed

Thirty-one people who reviewed the Samsung UN40J5500 reckoned that it was good looking. Scratchit mentioned in their review of this TV “Sound is pretty good for this size of TV”. Shil wrote on Argos.co.uk “Lovely picture and a nice looking tv”. Snailpace said “TV very pretty and looks lovely in the lounge”.

Thirteen people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was well designed. Argos.co.uk said in April last year “Attractive Design” in their review of this TV. Memphis Belle mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This was a great purchase to replace an older tv we're very pleased with design”. Cherrytree mentioned on Argos.co.uk two years ago “Perfect picture, super sound, delightful design, cool connectivity” in their review of this TV and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Five customers said in their reviews that this TV was neat. Jill said on Argos.co.uk “Lovely neat television with lots of features including internet so many different things to still learn about this product”. Lss04 wrote “It's neat, easy to use”. Jbee123 wrote “Samsung 32 inch TV absolutely perfect for bedroom wall mount Looks very neat, sound more than adequate, picture excellent especially when on full HD channels”.

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it had a thin frame. M. D. Forrester mentioned “Its lightweight with a nice thin frame and looks alot more expensive than it is”. Soulbro28 gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “HD quality is great and the very thin frame edging makes it seem as though its all screen youre viewing” in their review of this TV.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Wakkia mentioned in April last year “Picture quality is great full HD and really smooth”.

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Robust

Eighteen owners said in their reviews that it was well made. Ogilvie67 said “With HD, built in wifi” in their Samsung UN40J5500 review. Jp mentioned “Very easy to set up with a built in tutorial that you can access anytime”. Wakkia wrote in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com “Very easy to set up and really love Netflix is built in and also I could see my media server with no additional set up”.

Four people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Whitstablechris said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “The only downside is the stand feels a little light weight and I would have preferred the feel of a more sturdy stand”. In April last year Netflixcrazy gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Easy to install, user friendly remote and manual control, great video and sound quality, excellent connectivity options, sturdy hardware”. Stardreamer42896347589631 wrote in their review of this TV “Stand is very sturdy”.

Three people agreed that it was reliable. Paul wrote on Argos.co.uk “This is the 2nd Samsung smart tv we have and they are good quality and very reliable”. Johnny Electric mentioned “Well known make which should be reliable” . Magpie1979 mentioned in April last year “Reliable, great performance, plus all the extras you'd expect” .

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One hundred and twenty-four customers who purchased it said that it had good sound quality. Argos.co.uk wrote “Clear Audio” in their review of this TV and rated the Samsung UN40J5500 a maximum of 5 stars. Nat03 said “Excellent tv with great sound and picture”. Panaceadawn gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk two years ago “The picture and sound are amazing”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers who bought the Samsung UN40J5500 agreed that it was quiet. Lucy mentioned on Argos.co.uk last year “Picture quality is good and changing channels is very quiet, which is great in a bedroom” in her review of this TV. Missdomesticated mentioned two years ago “Love the dryer- very quiet and gets my clothes dry in no time” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Caroline Lock she mentioned in her review of this TV on Amazon.co.uk “Sound takes being turned up very well (it seems a little quiet”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Sixty-seven owners who purchased it thought it had good picture quality. Magenta1975 wrote on Argos.co.uk “Lovely picture quality and I would recommend this TV to others”. Last year Lyn1964 mentioned “Picture quality is really good” in their review of this TV. Mik said in their review of this TV “The picture quality and sound are fine.” .

Seven owners who bought it thought it had good colour saturation. Pete said “Bought this for my mother, she loves the sharp colours and crisp picture”. Sd59 scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com two years ago “I love the quality of the picture and the colours, really clear”. Toni wrote in the same month “This TV is fantastic, beautiful vibrant colours and great picture” in her review of this TV and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two customers who purchased it said that it was good for playing games on. Jp said on Argos.co.uk “Kids love it for gaming - works as a TV too!”. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Has all the functions I needed! Using for mainly for gaming through a desktop, spot on” in their review of this TV.

One owner who purchased it considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Ken W wrote “The TV itself is great! Good colour, good contrast and fairly easy to set up.”.

One customer thought this TV had a good refresh rate. Wozza mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Bought this for my son to play his xbox one on, fantastic quality and picture and has a fast refresh rate so the gaming looks” in their review of this TV.

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Good High Def TV

Twenty-six owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago Splat26 scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Been searching around for a good SMART TV with al the features you would want from HDMI, USB's SMART TV, true HD”. Pete mentioned on Argos.co.uk in April last year “Being full hd its great for her as her eyes are not what they were.” and scored the Samsung UN40J5500 a maximum of 5 stars. Juney wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Love this TV picture quality is fab the curve makes you feel like your their watching in hd is sutch a better experience wish I'd got it sooner”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this type and age. 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 TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Poor 3D Picture Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV did not have a good 3D picture quality. Vashi mentioned “It does not have 3d” in their review of this TV.

Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television, the Samsung UN40J5500 is not 3D.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the UN40J5500 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The slowest high frequency rate of televisions that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 200Hz.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Thirty-seven customers said in their reviews that the product had good features. Melvyn gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said “We have three Samsung televisions now and this one is as full of features as the others, great little tv” in their review of this TV. Scott69 wrote on Argos.co.uk “I love how you can watch videos from your mobile devices and how easy the features are to use”. Scott69 also mentioned “This is a great TV with lots of excellent smart features and access to lots of apps” in their review.

Good for Wall Mounting

Five people reckoned that it was good for wall mounting. Arl24 gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “It was easy to wall mount having the necessary holes in the back” in their Samsung UN40J5500 review. Steve he mentioned “Ideal for wall mounting”.

Nice Stand

Nine owners who reviewed the Samsung UN40J5500 agreed that it had a good stand. Boxertwin1200 mentioned on Johnlewis.com “I knocked a star off as the stand wasn't quite level” in their review of this TV. Jonathan Quarshie gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Perfect combination of its slimness and sharpness when tunning as well as its stand the design perfectly crafted”. Last year Numnutter mentioned in their review of this TV “Smart function work great and ths silver stand is very nice for looks”.

Good Remote Control

Ten owners concluded that it had a good remote control. Jen Walker wrote “My only actual complaints are that the remote control sometimes has a bit of a delay which can be frustrating if you're impatient like me” in her review of this TV. Elizabethboyd wrote “Colour good remote abit difficult” but despite that they scored it 60 out of 100. Mfluder said two years ago “The support was awesome and they kept in touch (plus, this TV has a remote connection where support can take control of it” yet they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One owner thought this TV was good in terms of power usage. In April last year Walmart.com mentioned “Energy Efficient” in their review of this TV and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Support

Good Support

Eight customers who reviewed it said that it had good technical guidance. Amilner said on Argos.co.uk “This TV easily fit into my car, was easily transportable (its fairly light) the TV stand was very easy to apply and the instructions were clear” in their review of the Samsung UN40J5500. Julieannc wrote two years ago “Samsung help line very good” in their review of this TV. Laura said “Amazing tv, so simple to set up (didn't even need the instructions) and very simple to set up wifi” in her review of this TV.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had good customer support. Ange63 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “I am very pleased with my purchase and the exceptional customer support I had received from John Lewis” in their review of this TV.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Ten people who bought the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Paul wrote “Quick easy convenient connectivity to the Internet, no complicated steps to follow just plug” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Snapper said “Excellent picture quality, connectivity with my sound bar problem free” in their review of this TV and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Pete he said in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Very easy to set up and very easy connectivity”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN40J5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years also support smart TV features.

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Good Smart TV Features

Sixteen owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps. Cabbymines mentioned “Connected to the Wi-Fi easily and the apps are a great feature” and gave this TV a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Jen said in her review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Great price Easy to set up Simple to use All the apps are easily accessible It's a very recommended tv!” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Sorrel13 gave the Samsung UN40J5500 a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “I love the apps, meaning the kids can easily flick to vidzone”.

Fourteen customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago Amy96 said “Great tv, find the applications very useful such as Netflix, all 4 etc” in their review of this TV. 71brabus said in their review of this TV in the same month “It is surprising that Samsung deliver their excellent televisions, without BBC I-Player”. Arl24 gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “It was easy to set up and is easy to use especially as it has itv player”.

Thirteen people mentioned in their reviews that this TV had great smart functions. Dante wrote on Argos.co.uk “The Smart functions are intuitive and it was very easy to set up” in his review of this TV. Jace of Spades gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Great TV, with smart features and great connectivity over a number of platforms”. John mentioned in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk last year “I probably didn't need the Smart features or the quick processor rate”.

Five people wrote that the product was good for watching YouTube on. Renetoadams gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “YouTube works well and quick”. Tin mentioned on Argos.co.uk two years ago “My toddler can now pass time watching her favorite cartoons on youtube and it is a relief for me after moving to UK just a month ago”. Jcharmony wrote “I also can access the internet and watch YouTube with the built in apps” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Two people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Renetoadams gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Freeview HD is pleasant too”. Bedfordtim said on Amazon.co.uk “The tuner seems much better and Freeview reception is very good”.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN40J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Bluetooth

The Samsung UN40J5500 has a Bluetooth, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a Bluetooth.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UN40J5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UN40J5500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UN40J5500 features local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports BD Wise

The UN40J5500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN40J5500 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN40J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eleven people who purchased the Samsung UN40J5500 said that it was thin. Simonr1992 said on Ao.com two years ago “TVs dose feel smaller with the slim frame” in their review of this TV. Wakkia wrote on Johnlewis.com “Really happy I purchased this to for my bedroom it is nice and thin and has a very slim bezel round the edge of the screen”. Steve gave this TV a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he said on Argos.co.uk “A very slim, lightwieght t.v”.

Six people who bought this TV reckoned that it was a good size. Pomcg said on Johnlewis.com “A good size screen, easy to wall mount 5 year guarantee” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Avid Golfer said last year “Great TV, nice size, good picture, HD works particularly well”. Joelthebosss mentioned on Walmart.com “Good size and price”.

One owner said that it was lightweight. Mo9009 said on Argos.co.uk “Lightweight and easy to transport from store to home”. One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was compact. Two years ago Scratchit wrote “Great picture from a compact size TV” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One customer who bought this TV concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Andygt157 wrote on Ao.com “Stand however whilst a nice design seems a little flimsy and as such is not very heavy” in their review of this TV.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was thick.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Eight people considered that it was great for watching Netflix. Two years ago Billy Theleo mentioned in his review of this TV “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”. Joelthebosss mentioned “I enjoy switching to Netflix by onLynn going to the hub” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Docs gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said on Walmart.com “Connected to our Netflix and Internet no problem (we do have fiber”.

Two people said that the Samsung UN40J5500 was great for watching films. Chrissie mentioned in their review of this TV “Film nights are much better now with the curve everyone is at the right angle for viewing” . 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” but despite that they only scored the product 40 out of 100.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un40j5500afxzarb, samsung rbun40j5500afxza
Barcodes 00736211930583, 00887276087832, 718122797394R1

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