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75

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Samsung UN48J5500

Samsung UN48J5500
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An award winning and good spec 47.6" Full HD TV, with satisfactory running costs
47.6" Full HD No 66mm Jan 2016
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Samsung UN48J5500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Samsung UN48J5500 as follows:
91
Reviews
487 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$160 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this television to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs 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 $160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UN48J5500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports screen mirroring
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
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

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Samsung UN48J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The UN48J5500 is one of the most expensive to run TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UN48J5500 will cost $160 over 5 years to run.

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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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UN48J5500 of 47.6" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 47% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UN48J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UN48J5500 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The UN48J5500's thickness of 66mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN48J5500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN48J5500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN48J5500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UN48J5500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN48J5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The UN48J5500's motion interpolation frequency of only 60Hz is in the slowest 8% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN48J5500 is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN48J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UN48J5500 supports BD Wise, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The high frequency rate of the Samsung UN48J5500 of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 84% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un48j5500afxzarb

Barcodes:

00887276087849, 653341169396R1

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN48J5500

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