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Samsung UN48J5000

$364.99
47.6" Full HD Flat 61mm Jan 2017
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date $80.61 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Good picture quality
Reasonably priced
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

UN48J5000 owners on average rated this TV as fantastic. Over 71% of 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 TV Reviews

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


Display

Good Picture Quality

One hundred and seven customers who reviewed the Samsung UN48J5000 concluded that it had good picture quality. Robert wrote in his review of this TV “I have the TV hooked up to an external sound source, so I cannot speak to the sound quality however the picture quality is excellent” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Orange said “The picture quality is ultra high def”. Priceless said in their review of this TV “I love they picture quality of this tv”.

Nineteen people said in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Two years ago Rlj1951 wrote in their review of this TV “Love the clear and vibrant colors in the picture”. Last year Parrotpal mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Colors are gorgeous”. Piffersu said “This is a great tv for the money! It has a wonderful picture with great colors!” in their review of this TV and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Five people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for playing games on. Samsunggalaxytab said “Perfect for games, movies”. Tlei mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I think the Ultra HD TVs are more for gaming rather than everyday TV Watching” but they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Dave mentioned in his review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “This samsung televisions picture quality is perfect for gaming an DC is also really good with netflixs 4k programing”.

Four customers who bought the product reckoned that it had image blurring. Mikem said in April last year “I think I do see some motion blur in fast action scenes”. Tommy said on Bestbuy.com “There is minimal motion blur as well”. Bufordjustice rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Com rated this TV #1 for gaming due to the low input lag and near perfect rating for motion blur”.

Two customers who bought it concluded that it had a sharp image. Vicky gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and she wrote two years ago “We love the color and sharpness of it” in her review of this TV. Datboiro mentioned on Bestbuy.com in the same month “Great picture, gives nice pop and crispness to nfl”.

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Good High Def TV

Fourty-four customers who purchased the Samsung UN48J5000 thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Shawhite said “I love the HIgh Definition” in their review of this TV and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Maxpros said “We own two Sony HD Ultra TVs and this was our first Samsung purchase”. Mike gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “The images, color and overall feel of the tv are amazing and the 4K ultra HD element adds a new vividness when watching movies, especially on Blu-Ray”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two people who purchased it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Alexis said on Bestbuy.com “Super light, 3D picture that is soft” in his review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UN48J5000 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

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Design

Good Product Quality

One hundred and ninety people said in their reviews that the product was good quality. In April last year Raton mentioned “I love the quality picture”. Regularguy mentioned in their review of this TV “The smart functionality is great and the picture quality is what I would expect from Sony”. In April last year Racheln01 said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Picture is awesome and sound quality is good”.

Nice Design

Fifty-one customers who purchased this TV concluded that it was good looking. Two years ago Rap44 mentioned “This fit perfectly and has a beautiful picture” in their review of the Samsung UN48J5000. Riflepet mentioned “It has a beautiful pictures” and scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Riflepet also wrote “Its sound actually is pretty good, although I use external speakers” in their review.

Four customers agreed that it was smooth. Yosemitesally wrote in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com two years ago “The motion is smooth as well”. Thomas mentioned on Bestbuy.com “The upscaling is effective and smooth”. Csbb2 said on Bestbuy.com “The picture is extremely clear and smooth” and gave this TV a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Three customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was well designed. Nelson wrote “Great image, design and smart TV”. Ndkb said on Bestbuy.com “Classy design - stand adds to the streamlined look”. Sml1919 said on Walmart.com “A sleek and low profile design, sturdy stand”.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had a thin frame. One owner who bought it considered that it was ergonomic. Caribjeff gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Ergonomic remote control”.

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Easy to Use

Fifty-five owners considered that the product was easy to setup. Ranger said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “The Ultra HD picture is life-like and the TV is easy to set up and get started”. Rick wrote in his review of the Samsung UN48J5000 on Bestbuy.com “Great price and very easy to set up”. Two years ago Penny gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It was easy to set up on my own”.

Fourty-nine owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. In April last year Bestbuy.com mentioned “Ease Of Use” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Reeldiver wrote on Bestbuy.com “Smart features are easy to use” in their review of this TV. Rhina07 gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “I love it very easy to use and nice quality of the view”.

Eleven owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Bestbuy.com said “Simple menu system with lots of options if you want” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Manny said in their review of this TV “Easy to make custom settings to my preferences”. Hananiah7 said on Walmart.com “2nd it is very lite & easy to install, 3rd it has easy to use menu on it's clicker so you can choose sound, color, picture size, & much More”.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good interface. Tigerhawker said “The picture and software interface were both excellent”. Witsaer gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com in April last year “The smart tv part could be friendlier setup and easier interface”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to assemble. Last year Grunt0311 wrote on Bestbuy.com “This is an awesome television, easy to assemble to foot base” in their review of this TV.

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Robust

Eighteen owners who purchased it mentioned that it was well made. Psychout3000 scored the product 80 out of 100 and said on Bestbuy.com “It's a solid tv and the price was decent”. Shaebug gave the Samsung UN48J5000 a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “An all around good solid TV for the price”. Socalbrit gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “There is enough memory built in to the tv for all the apps I want to download” in their review of this TV.

Five customers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Markw gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com last year “Very clear picture, sturdy base, easy set-up” in their review of this TV. Blazdrhino mentioned “This TV has a very sturdy base that does not take up a lot of space” in their review of this TV. Lawrence P. gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Newegg.com two years ago “I also don't really see concern for the legs, as they are quite sturdy” in his review of this TV.

One person thought it was reliable. Ksiongco rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “Very reliable product”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Ten owners who reviewed the Samsung UN48J5000 agreed that it was a good size. Pdogcat16 mentioned “Nice size for the room we put it in” in their review of this TV. T5loveit mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Good size TV to use in bedroom, excellent color, suite well with the cost of TV, recommend to anyone that need one”. Willieldj mentioned “Good size for a small to mid sized family room” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Seven owners concluded that it was thin. Rimenez mentioned “Enough connections and a thin layout” in their review of this TV and rated it 80 out of 100. Connorman said “It has a thin frame and a very clean look” in their review of this TV. Last year Lov2retire said on Walmart.com “This new 48 inch has such a thin frame that it really doesn't take up hardly any more room on my TV stand than my old 40 did” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Five customers concluded that it was lightweight. Lisa wrote “I have this tv hanging on my wall and the picture on it is amazing, really lightweight and easy to hang” in her review of this TV. Treesy rated it 80 out of 100 and said on Walmart.com “Picture is good and I love how lightweight the TV is”. Jp1968 rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “Easy setup has clear picture great price lightweight” in their review of this TV.

Two owners considered that it was heavy and bulky. Me2015 said “Appears much bigger because the other had such a chunky frame”. James he mentioned in his review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Required heavy setting changes to really get the most out of”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was thick. In April last year Lov2retire said in their review of this TV “It is replacing an older 40 inch (going into a bedroom) whose frame is much thicker”. One person said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Gnome rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com “Super light and easy to move around, good quality”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Fifty-two people who bought it considered that it had good features. Rkbk mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN48J5000 “I love the smart features and the clarity”. Paulp wrote “The TV features are easy to navigate” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Silver1 rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I especially like the smart tv features, one of the best I've seen”.

Good Remote Control

Sixteen people who purchased the Samsung UN48J5000 mentioned that it had a good remote control. Lulu said in April last year “Remote is very easy to use” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Mjlrm mentioned in their review of this TV “Very clear picture and easy to operate remote for different functions” and gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Hugmar gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned last year “Simple to set up, easy to use remote”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One customer said that the product was good for wall mounting. Dzientara said on Bestbuy.com “The unit is very light and easily wall mounted on our Sanus tv mount”.

Good Webcam

One person who purchased it concluded that it was good for making skype calls. Hinton wrote in their Samsung UN48J5000 review on Bestbuy.com “Absolutely love this TV! Skype works great! Resolution is phenomenal, even when not a 4K viewing”.

Nice Stand

Ten owners said that the Samsung UN48J5000 had a good stand. Renee mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Purchased the tv for my elderly mom and she loves it and the stand”. Pirate said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Only issue I have is the stand” and rated this TV 80 out of 100. Last year Netflixandchill said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “I may end up doing so simply because of the stand”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two people who purchased the product mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Tqmon said on Bestbuy.com “It has all the features we wanted, including 4K resolution and all the internet connectivity of modern TVs”. Johnc mentioned two years ago “WiFi connectivity quick and easy to stream Netflixs”.

Good Smart TV

Nineteen owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good apps. In April last year Rimenez wrote on Bestbuy.com “Amazing 4K images, easy and fast access to the apps” in their review of this TV. Miturn45 mentioned “The apps are great! Definitely would recommend this to all my friends” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Mikelthedj wrote on Bestbuy.com “Built in apps are great also” in their review of this TV.

Sixteen owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching on demand TV. Last year Shorty wrote on Bestbuy.com “Easy to click on Amazon Prime (or others) and watch programs”. Smyrd wrote in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “The apps I use (Netflix and Amazon) worked great right from the start” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Maverick said in their review of the Samsung UN48J5000 two years ago “Really enjoy the SMART TV function which is great for watching Netflix and HBO Go”.

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that it had great smart functions. Ravi wrote two years ago “Best HD experience with Samsung 4k, easy to install, smart functions and happy with this television” . Dvds said in their review of this TV “I also love the "smart" features”. Doragrace1 said on Bestbuy.com “Using smart features is easy”.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching YouTube on. Tomster411 said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Other great features including going on youtube to watch my favorite cooking tips!”. Bill gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “Try some movies in 4K from M-GO or YouTube for the real thing”. Jerry613 wrote on Bestbuy.com last year “THis is my 1st 4K TV will not be my last, DVD, TV, Netflix, Youtube, best picture I have ever seen” in their review of this TV.

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Other

Only Released Four Months Ago

The UN48J5000 was only relased by Samsung four months ago.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Fks6nvr mentioned on Bestbuy.com in April last year “I love the feature about energy saving mode”.

Poor Battery Life

One person wrote that this TV did not have a good battery life. Dmar218 mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “I can always buy my own backlit remote when this one inevitably has its flimsy battery cover break (I'll give it a week or two” nonetheless they rated it a maximum of 5 stars.


Support

Good Support

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Pv98003 wrote on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Smart TV setup was easy and on-screen instructions were clear”. Mamsvol wrote “The sound output from this set is not readily discernable and the manual is no help--It IS there” in their review of this TV. Joker67 said “Easily assembled with good instructions” .


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN48J5000 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Sixteen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was great for watching Netflix. Mstng02gt mentioned two years ago “It is important to note that Netflix 4K ultra video” in their review of the Samsung UN48J5000. Mrskm wrote “The Roku has been moved to another television thanks to the built-in Hulu and Netflix” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Nate wrote last year “Great 4K television - Netflix built in - Good app selection for a smart tv - very crisp picture” in their review of this TV.

Three owners said that it was great for watching films. Two years ago Lt4life mentioned “I added a sound bar and sub which improved the TV and movie watching greatly”. Supabee mentioned “It has several viewing modes (movie, natural etc) as well as several audio options (movie, clear voice, natural” and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Applehatersux wrote on Bestbuy.com “After watching some setup videos, I learned that different settings unlock with different filters, Dynamic, Movie, Natural” in their review of this TV.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One hundred and ten customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Paulen said in their Samsung UN48J5000 review “The sound is excellent and the picture is truly dynamic”. Queensny gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “Good picture and sound quality”. Shopper gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “This one is state of art! Great sound to go along with vibrant picture”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Four people who purchased the Samsung UN48J5000 thought it was noisy. Ndkb wrote “I paired this with the Samsung 400 Series HW-J450/ZA soundbar (which has a wireless subwoofer) and sound now comes through loud and clear”. Lawrence P. said on Newegg.com “I have no problem with sound on this TV, I find it to be plenty loud and I generally keep it at about 15-20% volume” although he gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. In April last year John mentioned on Bestbuy.com “You don't really need to buy a soundbar since the build in speaker are loud than most tv's” however despite that he gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UN48J5000 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UN48J5000 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released in the last year which have an ethernet port.

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Price

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un48j5000afxzaun48j5000bfxza, samsung business un48j5000afxza, samsung b2b un48j5000afxza, samsung un48j5000afxzarb, samsung rbun48j5000afxza
Barcodes 00736211957184, 00887276069173, 00887276069265, 718122798698R1

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