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Samsung UN50J5000

$477.99
49.5" Full HD Flat 60.96mm Jan 2017
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date $99.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Well designed
163 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 496 owner reviews this Samsung TV has a fantastic overall owner rating. 117 reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

We checked 32,219 expert and owner reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews 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.


Features

Good Technical Features

Thirteen customers said that the Samsung UN50J5000 had good features. Statenislandeddie mentioned on Walmart.com “The picture and sound are great and it has all the features most of us ever want or need”. Papapaul mentioned in their review of this TV last year “The features are great and the prize was right”. In April last year N8tr mentioned on Walmart.com “It has all the features and quality that I need”.

Nice Stand

Six people who bought it agreed that it had a good stand. Saul wrote in his review of this TV on Walmart.com in April last year “It would be a perfect rating if it had a swivel stand”. Frank Sinatra said “Note that you'll need a strong arm for 2 of the base screw to seat the stand fully in place on the TV” in his review of this TV but in spite of that he only rated the Samsung UN50J5000 3 stars out of 5. Frank Sinatra also said “The stand is lackluster at best” in his review.

Good Remote Control

Three people who reviewed it considered that it had a good remote control. Hugmar gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Walmart.com last year “Simple to set up, easy to use remote” in their review of this TV.


Design

Easy to Use

Thirteen people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Sroy said on Walmart.com two years ago “Easy to setup” and gave this TV a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Also two years ago Indymedic mentioned in their review of this TV “This television has a good picture quality, is user friendly to set up and utilize” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Six customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com wrote last year “Good Remote Control” in their review of this TV. In the same month Bigbeartom mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Very fast loading and easy to use” in their review of this TV. Tvshopper3 said in their review of this TV “Picture is excellent and the remote setup is very easy to use, I had no problems at all.I'm very pleased with this TV” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN50J5000 was easy to assemble. Shmc gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Walmart.com “Easy to assemble, great image quality, good sound even though I have now added a Samsung surround sound unit for experience enhancement”.

One person thought the product was easy to use the menus. 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”.

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Well Designed

Twelve owners who bought the product mentioned that it was good looking. Two years ago Prettyhappy mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “It came it vivid and beautiful” and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. Prettyhappy also wrote “Pretty happy with purchase, price was excellent!” in their review. Sydwyte wrote on Walmart.com “Beautiful, clear picture, great sound” in their review of the Samsung UN50J5000.

Two owners who bought the product thought it was well designed. In April last year Bhphotovideo.com rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Attractive Design”. Two people who bought the product thought it had a thin frame.

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Good Quality

Thirty-one people who bought it said that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this TV in April last year “Great Picture Quality” . Samsungeralways said two years ago “Good quality product” in their review of this TV. Randyjrz mentioned last year “The picture quality is great, sound quality is very good” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Robust

Two customers considered that this TV was strong and durable. Sml1919 wrote on Walmart.com “A sleek and low profile design, sturdy stand and EXCELLENT customer service which supported us through a delivery issue” in their review of this TV. In April last year Blazdrhino said on Walmart.com “This TV has a very sturdy base that does not take up a lot of space” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who reviewed it thought it was well made. Kobe33065 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Walmart.com “Samsung LED 5000 ROCKS! In addition have a great sound with the build in speakers”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UN50J5000 was lightweight. Mrsc scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “We bought this during a pre-black Friday deal, we love it and is very lightweight”. Last year Treesy wrote on Walmart.com “Picture is good and I love how lightweight the TV is”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Connorman gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “It has a thin frame and a very clean look”. Lov2retire gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Walmart.com last year “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”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Valueshopper wrote four years ago “Recommend stay away from this model because if the unit fails after the 1 year warranty you have a hefty bill” yet they only scored it 1 stars out of 5.

One owner who bought it considered that it was thick. Lov2retire mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “It is replacing an older 40 inch (going into a bedroom) whose frame is much thicker”.

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Support

Good Support

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Joker67 wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “Easily assembled with good instructions”.


Other

Just Released Four Months Ago

This Samsung TV was released just four months ago.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Thirteen owners reckoned that it had good picture quality. Stuk said in their Samsung UN50J5000 review on Walmart.com in April last year “Very pleased with picture quality”. Tvwatcherinunion said “This is our second Samsung TV and we love the features and picture quality”. Trggr65 said last year “Picture quality is very clear”.

Six customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it had good colour saturation. Txrick mentioned in April last year “This is my first HDTV I am iompressed with the vivid colors! However the sound lacks performance”. Chunkysage scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “My wife loves the picture, colors”. Kobe33065 said “Superb colors” in their review of this TV and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. Last year Happyinthenorthwoods rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “The new TV installed very easily and has beautiful color and contrast” in their review of this TV.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that are a comparable age 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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Good High Def TV

Six customers reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In April last year Sydwyte mentioned “The LED HD Smart TV is amazing” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Darttwin wrote on Walmart.com “So it is really nice to remove the HD converter box, plus we now have more channels on the antenna”. Chunkysage gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “The people and the scenery is spectacular.I recommend anyone that has a High Definition TV have the service added” in their review of this TV.

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 were released around the same time as it.

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Not 3D

The UN50J5000 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 3D.

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Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One customer considered that it was good for recording TV.

Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The Samsung UN50J5000 supports screen mirroring function, as do most of the other latest medium display diagonal TVs.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The UN50J5000 does not have an internet TV function. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do have an internet TV function.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The UN50J5000 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Thirty-four people who purchased the product agreed that it had good sound quality. Bhphotovideo.com said in April last year “Clear Audio” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Raynsteps82 wrote “It has a good display and good sound quality”. Smvh mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com last year “We are adding a sound bar since we have located this TV in a larger room”.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One customer who purchased it thought it was good in terms of power usage. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in April last year “Energy Efficient”.


Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UN50J5000 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other new comparable spec TVs.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN50J5000 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The UN50J5000 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other latest televisions do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The UN50J5000 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last year.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UN50J5000 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television do feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung b2b un50j5000bfxza, samsung un50j5000afxza
Barcodes 0008.87276E+11, 00887276069203

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