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Samsung UN50J5500

$895.94
Samsung UN50J5500
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An award winning and good spec 50" Full HD TV, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
50" Full HD No 67.5mm Apr 2017
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Samsung UN50J5500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung UN50J5500 number 130 in 50 inch TVs and number 384 across all TVs.
91
Reviews
861 Reviews + 1 Award
62
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$200 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Samsung, this TV features some of the latest TV technology. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has running costs of $200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
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 UN50J5500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $895.94 it is more expensive than 64% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the UN50J5500 will cost $200 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 4,333 TVs.

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Features

Only Full HD

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

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UN50J5500's display diagonal of 50" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 65% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UN50J5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN50J5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The UN50J5500's thickness of 67.5mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 33% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN50J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UN50J5500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features USB Recording

The UN50J5500 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN50J5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN50J5500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN50J5500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UN50J5500 of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 8% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN50J5500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The UN50J5500's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UN50J5500 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UN50J5500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Extended PVR

The UN50J5500 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UN50J5500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung UN50J5500 features Digital Clean View functionality. 95% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports BD Wise

The UN50J5500 supports BD Wise. 92% of televisions do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The Samsung UN50J5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Samsung TV.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN50J5500 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un50j5500, un50j5500afxzx

Barcodes:

00841434101167, 00887276087887

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