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Samsung UN48H5500

47.6" Full HD Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date $51.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Smart Hub apps
Incredible value
118 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

This TV has received five awards from experts.

This television was given a "Best Buy" award by both Expert Reviews and Avforums.com, both of which decided that this medium display diagonal television was a sensible purchase.

This medium display diagonal television received an "Editor's Choice" from both Tomsguide.com and Reviewed.com, both of which wrote that this TV was exceptional.

The editor of Trusted Reviews endorse this Samsung TV and have given it their "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 the average expert rating of this television is 79 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

People who bought this Samsung TV rated this television 87% on average. Over 82% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

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

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Design

Good Product Quality

Thirty-eight owners said in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews two years ago “Great picture quality, excellent contrast”. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500 three years ago “The Samsung UNH5500AFXZA series of midrange LED HDTVs deliver good picture quality.” . Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com scored the product 6 stars and wrote “This TV's picture quality is still quite good”.

Easy to Use

Fourteen owners said in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup. Three years ago Socks said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Just took the usual amount of patience it takes to set up new electrical equipment”. Socks also mentioned “It was easy to set up” in their review. Sapphire Moon wrote on Amazon “I am delighted with this TV - so easy to set up and work through the functions” in their review of this TV and scored it 8 stars.

Eleven people concluded that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Good Remote Control” in their review of this TV however they only scored it 20 out of 100. Sapphire Moon wrote “Total ease of use and navigation” . Coppertone wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Brilliant picture, Love the men options, all clear & easy to use” and scored the product 8 stars.

Ten customers who bought the Samsung UN48H5500 wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote two years ago “Easytonavigate menus” in their review of this TV. Mr W. rated it 9 stars and he mentioned “Fantastic picture quality and excellent menu structure with various options to view what's on next” in his review of this TV. M. A. Tufekci said “It does everything you want it to do, picture quality is great, fast responsive tv control & menus” in their review of this TV.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good interface. Goodhousekeeping.com said two years ago “Vlotte interface” in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500. One person who bought it reckoned that it was easy to handle.

One person reckoned that it was easy to assemble.

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Sleek Styling

Fourteen people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Sleek styling” in their review of this TV. Mr Christopher C Patterson mentioned “The Smart TV stuff is pretty good, I've found the BBC iPlayer, Netflix” . M. A. Tufekci said on Amazon “The TV itself is beautifully designed”.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500 two years ago “Elegancki design” nonetheless they only rated this TV 18.8 out of 100. Trustedreviews.com said in their review of this TV on expert website Trusted Reviews “Surely it's too good to be true, right? Samsung UE40H5500 – Design and Feat”. I G. wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Fantastic sharp picture and really well designed smart features”.

One owner who bought it considered that it had a thin frame. One customer who purchased this TV wrote that it was ugly. @geekzilla9000 said on Amazon “I've noticed that some TV menus looks ugly and fairly low-def”.

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Solid Performance

Five people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN48H5500 was well made. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Solid performance”. Dave wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Great tv, very good catup services and handles multiple video/audio files, built in WiFi is great addition”. Ad said “This is a review of the Samsung UE32H5500 32-inch Widescreen Full HD Smart LED TV with built In Wi-Fi” and scored it 7 stars.


Smart TV

Smart Hub Apps

Thirteen people who reviewed the product considered that it was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago Mr. Peter Morgan scored it 6 stars and he said on Amazon “The internet connection and downloading from iplayer etc have all worked well (even though we get rubbish broadband speeds!”. Three years ago Mr. F. W. Stead said on Amazon “Netflix works fine, just not Amazon Instant”. In the same month M0rph3u5 wrote on Amazon “You can easily access Amazon prime, use external hard drives to watch movies/TV shows, or watch the normal TV” in their review of this TV.

Eight people who purchased the Samsung UN48H5500 said that it had good apps. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of this TV “Smart Hub apps”. Three years ago Mark Mallett wrote “It also works great with Apps such a Spotify for music”. Stueystu said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The SmartTV menu is very quick and all the key on demand apps I've tried work fine” and rated the product 6 stars.

Six customers who reviewed it agreed that it had great smart functions. Kevpuk wrote in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500 “Great TV, with excellent Smart features”. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “As a TV, I am very happy with the smart features - it has replaced my ROKU”. Helen gave it a rating of 5 stars and she said in her review of this TV on Amazon “Easy to set up, smart features are bonus”.

Three owners who bought it considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good for watching YouTube on. Three years ago M0rph3u5 said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Great apps (youtube” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was good for social networking. @geekzilla9000 wrote “There are Twitter and Facebook apps which do actually look good on a TV screen.” in their review of this TV.

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Good Connectivity

One person reckoned that this TV had email functionality. Three years ago Christopher J. Cowen mentioned on Amazon “Thank you for reading my review, if you have any questions feel free to email me, I would be happy to help you with any questions you have” and rated the product 6 stars.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN48H5500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Good Builtin Speakers

Thirty-two owners who reviewed the Samsung UN48H5500 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Good builtin speakers”. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this TV “Great Sound Quality”. Mr. F. W. Stead rated it 7 stars and said on Amazon “The picture and sound is very good after some small tweaks”.

Some Noise Over Fine Details

One owner concluded that it was noisy. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned two years ago “Some noise over fine details” in their Samsung UN48H5500 review.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner concluded that it was noisy. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned two years ago “Some noise over fine details” in their Samsung UN48H5500 review.


Display

Good High Def TV

Thirteen people who purchased it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com said on Techradar “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.”. Three years ago Steve mentioned “Brilliant, excellent product wonderful full HD pictures” in his review of this TV. Christopher J. Cowen mentioned “With this Smart HDTV there is a full web browser with WiFi built-in apps made for TV” in his Samsung UN48H5500 review.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as 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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Faithful Colours

Twenty-two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Mr. J. P. Godfrey said in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500 “The hd freeview picture quality is excellent (much better than my sky hd on a 42" Panasonic downstairs” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Mark Mallett wrote in his review of this TV “Very happy with picture quality and the sound is excellent” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Stueystu said “Picture quality is great, especially the freeview HD channels” in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500.

Nine owners who reviewed the product thought it had good colour saturation. Goodhousekeeping.com said “Accurate, natural colours” in their Samsung UN48H5500 review. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “Faithful colours” in their review. M. Rey wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Screen is good with some nice dark colours”.

Three customers who purchased the product mentioned that it had a good contrast ratio. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “Good contrast ratio” but despite that they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Expert website Pcmag.com said “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.

One customer who bought it concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Plums said on Amazon “HDTV programs & blu-ray movies are a real treat”. One person concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Dave wrote “Screen is excellent with good display viewing at an angle, one thing i will note is that the red saturation is bit high for my taste”.

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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 televisions that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UN48H5500 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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No 3D Mode

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

Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV, the Samsung UN48H5500 is not 3D.

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Features

Nice Stand

Two customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a good stand. S. Naylor wrote on Amazon “Ridiculously easy to set up, good looking, stable on its stand” in their Samsung UN48H5500 review.

Fabulous Smart TV Features

Eighteen owners who purchased it agreed that it had good features. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV “Fabulous Smart TV features” . Expert review site Tomsguide.com said three years ago “The 32-inch Samsung UN32H5500 delivers sharp, 1080p video and has useful smart TV features.”. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Consumers had an easy time navigating its features” in their review.

Inferior Remote Control

Four customers who bought it considered that it did not have a good remote control. Two years ago M. Rey wrote on Amazon “The use of a smart phone as a remote is limited, channel surf option is disabled”. @geekzilla9000 wrote on Amazon three years ago “The remote itself isn't some fat monster”.


Power

Good Battery Life

One person who bought it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Three years ago Ankur mentioned on Amazon “This way you save ipad battery drain and get a bigger picture for viewing so less strain on your eyes.) My wife discovered this option”.

Good in Terms of Power Usage

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Energy Efficient” in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500. Ankur said on Amazon “Light weight and good energy rating”.


Support

Good Support

Three people thought it had good technical guidance. Plums mentioned in their review of this TV “Then no flat, lightweight TV ever is.* Program guide is excellent, fast to move around”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN48H5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN48H5500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was great for watching Netflix. Nick Gardner scored it 6 stars and he wrote “Smart tv works very elegantly with integration of Netflix, Blinkbox and Napster being the main apps I find useful”. Alan L. said on Amazon “Smart features are also amazing Netflix etc” in his Samsung UN48H5500 review and gave this TV a score of 8 stars. John Hughes wrote in his review of this TV “Easy to set up, Great for netflix and bbc iplayer” .

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was great for watching films. M. A. Tufekci mentioned two years ago “Love the simplicity of just putting the TV on, opening up Netflix and watching a film instantly”.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UN48H5500 features local dimming, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV which do not feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN48H5500 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN48H5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eight owners who purchased it reckoned that it was thin. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “It has extremely narrow viewing angles”. Three years ago Mr Christopher C Patterson said on Amazon “The sound is particularly good for such a slim TV - I often stream music to it via Chromecast”. Mr. J. P. Godfrey said “TV is very nice to look at, nice thin bezel” in their review of this TV.

One person considered that the product was compact. Three years ago @geekzilla9000 wrote in their review of the Samsung UN48H5500 “It's quite svelte and the plastic has been given a textured finish to make it look like brushed metal”.

One customer who purchased this TV wrote that it was a good size. Janet Murphy wrote on Amazon “Lovely clear picture ànd a good size screen for our family needs” in her review of this TV and scored it 8 stars.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UN48H5500 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un48h5500afxza
Barcodes 00887276692999

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