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Samsung UN40J5500

Samsung UN40J5500
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A top-rated and good spec 40" Full HD TV, with satisfactory running costs
40" Full HD No 66mm Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Samsung UN40J5500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Samsung UN40J5500 as follows:
95
Reviews
440 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this television to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UN40J5500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Full HD 1080p
Smart TV
Smart view 2.0
Quad core processor
Smart apps
Wide color enhancer
Motion rate 60
Full web browser
Wi-Fi
Connect share movie
DTS premium sound 5.1
Anynet+
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

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Samsung UN40J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UN40J5500 will cost $140 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 4,333 televisions.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UN40J5500 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 28% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UN40J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN40J5500 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the UN40J5500 of 66mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN40J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN40J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN40J5500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN40J5500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UN40J5500 supports BD Wise, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Samsung UN40J5500 of only 60Hz is slower than 84% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN40J5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un40j5500afxza

Barcodes:

00887276087832

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN40J5500

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