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Samsung UN50J5500

$529.99
49.5" Full HD 60Hz Flat Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
One industry award
Accurate colours
Good value for money
660 Reviews + 1 Award
reviewed.com Editor's Choice
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Samsung TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Reviewed.com who thought that this TV was outstanding.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, product-test.ru, reviewed.com and tweakers.net this television has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this TV is outstanding based on 788 owner reviews. Over 72% 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 TVs Have Excellent Reviews

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

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One hundred and thirty-five customers who purchased it considered that it had good sound quality. Peachyplum mentioned on Argos.co.uk “That said, picture and sound is great”. Pdaddy40 scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk two years ago “Picture and sound quality is excellent” in their review of this TV. Panaceadawn wrote in their review of this TV “The picture and sound are amazing” .

Acceptable Noise Level

Three owners concluded that it was quiet. Lucy said in her Samsung UN50J5500 review on Argos.co.uk “Picture quality is good and changing channels is very quiet, which is great in a bedroom”. Missdomesticated wrote on Ao.com two years ago “Love the dryer- very quiet and gets my clothes dry in no time”. Caroline Lock mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Sound takes being turned up very well (it seems a little quiet”.


Display

Accurate Colours

Seventy-two customers concluded that this TV had good picture quality. Memphis Belle mentioned “The picture quality is excellent” in their review of this TV and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Mik mentioned “The picture quality and sound are fine.”. Veeeedee wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Apart from that the picture quality is lovely”.

Ten owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UN50J5500 had good colour saturation. Digital Versus said in their review of this TV “Accurate colours”. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their review of this TV “The edge lighting also helps to balance out the downsides of the matte screen by providing rich colors and strong contrast”. Pete said in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Bought this for my mother, she loves the sharp colours and crisp picture”.

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good for playing games on. Jp said last year “Kids love it for gaming - works as a TV too!” in their review of this TV. Amazon Customer said two years ago “Has all the functions I needed! Using for mainly for gaming through a desktop, spot on”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. Ken W said in his review of this TV “The TV itself is great! Good colour, good contrast and fairly easy to set up.” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Last year Wozza wrote on Argos.co.uk “Bought this for my son to play his xbox one on, fantastic quality and picture and has a fast refresh rate so the gaming looks”.

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Good High Def TV

Thirty-three customers who purchased the product concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Reviewed.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Now's not a bad time to buy a 4K TV—but it's a terrific time to buy a Full HD (1080p) model like the Samsung UN50J5500 (MSRP $1,299, online for $799” . Pete said on Argos.co.uk in April last year “Being full hd its great for her as her eyes are not what they were.” in his review of this TV. Telboy scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Anyone thinking of buying this full hd tv, don't hesitate it's great for the money” in their review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar 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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Poor 3D Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Vashi mentioned on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “It does not have 3d” in their review of this TV.

Not 3D

The UN50J5500 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of this type and age are also not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 60 hertz, the UN50J5500 has a pretty standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Fourty-four people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Melvyn gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said on Argos.co.uk two years ago “We have three Samsung televisions now and this one is as full of features as the others, great little tv” in their review of the Samsung UN50J5500. Also two years ago Tarik2791 gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Argos.co.uk “Easy to set up at home, with Full HD and Smart features working in perfect tandem” in their review of this TV. Vaughany said on Argos.co.uk “Has some great features and very easy to set up the first time smart Hub is sometimes a little slow st times though” in their review of this TV.

Good for Wall Mounting

Five people wrote in their reviews that this TV was good for wall mounting. Steve said “Ideal for wall mounting”. Arl24 rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their Samsung UN50J5500 review “It was easy to wall mount having the necessary holes in the back”.

Nice Stand

Nine people who bought this TV thought it had a good stand. Dave said in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “The set up was very simple and only took a few minutes including fitting the well designed TV stand”. Two years ago Boxertwin1200 wrote on Johnlewis.com “I knocked a star off as the stand wasn't quite level” in their review of this TV. In the same month Jonathan Quarshie said in his review of the Samsung UN50J5500 “Perfect combination of its slimness and sharpness when tunning as well as its stand the design perfectly crafted”.

Good Remote Control

Ten owners who bought the product concluded that it had a good remote control. Last year Caravanqueen gave this TV a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The screen and remote are great, picture quality superb” in their review of this TV. Erika mentioned in her review of this TV in April last year “You can bring up the Smart TV platform via a button on the remote and it handily remembers your recently used apps” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Last year Elizabethboyd said “Colour good remote abit difficult”.


Design

Easy to Use

Eighty-three owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Pete wrote on Argos.co.uk “Very easy to set up and very easy connectivity”. Paul said “This product was easy to set up from the get go” in his review of this TV and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Paul also said “TV is good and was very easy to set up” in his review.

Sixty-one customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Newegg.com said “Good Remote Control” in their review of this TV however despite that they scored this TV 60 out of 100. Panaceadawn said two years ago “Now the rest of my family want one after seeing the quality of the picture and how easy it is to use the Smart Tv facilities” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Reets31 mentioned on Argos.co.uk in the same month “This television has an excellent picture, easy to set up and very easy to use” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Eleven customers who reviewed the Samsung UN50J5500 considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mo9009 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Overall the picture quality and easy the follow menus make it effortless to view” in their review of this TV. Bp1956 mentioned in their review of this TV on Johnlewis.com “Menu is straight forward & easy to use”. Two years ago Ironmaiden99 mentioned in their review of this TV “The set-up was straight forwards and the menus easy to navigate” but even so they scored this TV 40 out of 100.

Four people mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good interface. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this TV “Tizen interface” but even so they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Mrsissy gave this TV a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “The interface is simple to understand”. If33 wrote on Johnlewis.com in April last year “And have been very happy good user interface and great that you can cast from your smartphone or tablet” and gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One owner concluded that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. K. Vardy mentioned in their review of this TV “Loads of apps, including Amazon Prime, which I have, so ust loads of stuff to watch in a comfortable environment”.

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Nice Design

Thirty-four customers who bought the Samsung UN50J5500 reckoned that it was good looking. Pete wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Picture quality really is that good, pretty amazing really”. Renetoadams gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said “The picture is great, sound amazing and it is beautifully crafted”. Toni mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This TV is fantastic, beautiful vibrant colours”.

Fifteen customers reckoned that it was well designed. Two years ago Rawcs said on Argos.co.uk “Really easy to set up, great picture quality and lovely design”. Memphis Belle said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “This was a great purchase to replace an older tv we're very pleased with design”. Harry said in his review of this TV “Great Design” .

Five people wrote in their reviews that this TV was neat. Two years ago Jill mentioned “Lovely neat television with lots of features including internet so many different things to still learn about this product”. Lss04 wrote in their review of this TV in the same month “It's neat, easy to use” and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars. Jbee123 wrote “Samsung 32 inch TV absolutely perfect for bedroom wall mount Looks very neat, sound more than adequate, picture excellent especially when on full HD channels”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. Wakkia wrote in April last year “Picture quality is great full HD and really smooth”. Two years ago David L said “The menu's are quite smooth and the amount of apps is awesome! It includes Plex, Amazon TV, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, etc”.

Two customers who purchased this TV thought it had a thin frame. M. D. Forrester mentioned “Its lightweight with a nice thin frame and looks alot more expensive than it is”. Soulbro28 mentioned “HD quality is great and the very thin frame edging makes it seem as though its all screen youre viewing” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

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Good Quality

One hundred and fourty-nine people who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Newegg.com wrote “Great Sound Quality”. Pete mentioned in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Perfect quality of picture and sound”. Pete also mentioned “Great looking tv with good quality sound and picture” in his review.

One person wrote that it was inferior quality. Mitty wrote on Amazon.co.uk “A number of reviews complain of bad quality screen/picture”.

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Robust

Sixteen customers who purchased the Samsung UN50J5500 concluded that it was well made. Karol mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Great picture, build in Wi-Fi”. Ogilvie67 said “With HD, built in wifi” in their review of this TV. Jp said on Ao.com “Very easy to set up with a built in tutorial that you can access anytime”.

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable. Paul wrote on Argos.co.uk “This is the 2nd Samsung smart tv we have and they are good quality and very reliable”. Johnny Electric scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned “Well known make which should be reliable”. Geoffrey Kerr mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon.co.uk “Reliable and quick service and delivery”.

Three customers who bought it thought it was strong and durable. Whitstablechris said on Argos.co.uk two years ago “The only downside is the stand feels a little light weight and I would have preferred the feel of a more sturdy stand” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Netflixcrazy wrote “Easy to install, user friendly remote and manual control, great video and sound quality, excellent connectivity options, sturdy hardware” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Stardreamer42896347589631 wrote on Walmart.com “Stand is very sturdy” in their review of this TV.

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Support

Good Support

Nine owners agreed that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Laura gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and she said in her review of the Samsung UN50J5500 “Amazing tv, so simple to set up (didn't even need the instructions) and very simple to set up wifi”. Julieannc wrote on Argos.co.uk “Samsung help line very good”. Ash429 said on Johnlewis.com “Good quality and handy with the the smart guide features built in”.

One person thought it had good customer support. Ange63 scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “I am very pleased with my purchase and the exceptional customer support I had received from John Lewis” in their review of this TV.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Ten customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Paul said “Quick easy convenient connectivity to the Internet, no complicated steps to follow just plug” in his Samsung UN50J5500 review and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Snapper gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Excellent picture quality, connectivity with my sound bar problem free” in their review of this TV. Jace of Spades said on Argos.co.uk “Great TV, with smart features and great connectivity over a number of platforms” in their review of this TV.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN50J5500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Apps and Media Player

Nineteen owners thought this TV had good apps. Digital Versus said “Apps and media player” but even so they only gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. Jen wrote on Argos.co.uk “Great price Easy to set up Simple to use All the apps are easily accessible It's a very recommended tv!” in her review of this TV. Sorrel13 gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “I love the apps, meaning the kids can easily flick to vidzone”.

Fifteen customers who reviewed this TV thought it had great smart functions. Scott69 mentioned “This is a great TV with lots of excellent smart features and access to lots of apps” in their review of this TV. Dante gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “The Smart functions are intuitive and it was very easy to set up” in his review of this TV. John mentioned “I probably didn't need the Smart features or the quick processor rate”.

Fifteen customers reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Toots gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk last year “My other tv hasnt got stv player also facebook amazon instant video 5 on demand”. Wakkia said in their review of this TV “Very easy to set up and really love Netflix is built in”. Arl24 wrote on Johnlewis.com “It was easy to set up and is easy to use especially as it has itv player”.

Four people said in their reviews that the Samsung UN50J5500 was good for watching YouTube on. Tin mentioned “My toddler can now pass time watching her favorite cartoons on youtube and it is a relief for me after moving to UK just a month ago” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Renetoadams wrote on Argos.co.uk two years ago “YouTube works well and quick” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two customers who bought it agreed that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Renetoadams mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Freeview HD is pleasant too”. Bedfordtim rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “The tuner seems much better and Freeview reception is very good”.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN50J5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Bluetooth

The UN50J5500 has a Bluetooth. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year also have a Bluetooth.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UN50J5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN50J5500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UN50J5500 features local dimming, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

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Supports BD Wise

The UN50J5500 supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also support BD Wise.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN50J5500 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UN50J5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Thin Bezels and Profile Make for an Attractive Appearance

Twelve customers said in their reviews that it was thin. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote in their review of this TV “Thin bezels and profile make for an attractive appearance” . Steve wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “A very slim, lightwieght t.v”. Two years ago Simonr1992 said on Ao.com “TVs dose feel smaller with the slim frame”.

Four owners said in their reviews that this TV was a good size. Pomcg said on Johnlewis.com “A good size screen, easy to wall mount 5 year guarantee” in their review of this TV. Avid Golfer mentioned on Amazon.co.uk last year “Great TV, nice size, good picture, HD works particularly well”. Joelthebosss mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com in April last year “Good size and price” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

One owner who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Mo9009 mentioned “Lightweight and easy to transport from store to home” in their review of this TV. One person mentioned that it was compact. Scratchit said “Great picture from a compact size TV” in their review of this TV.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Andygt157 wrote on Ao.com “Stand however whilst a nice design seems a little flimsy and as such is not very heavy”. One owner who reviewed this TV wrote that it was easy to carry around. Francesca Lucarino mentioned “And very light as well, easy to carry” in her review of this TV.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was thick.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Seven customers who reviewed it said that it was great for watching Netflix. Two years ago Billy Theleo wrote in his review of the Samsung UN50J5500 on Amazon.co.uk “The Amazon TV App is great and so is the Netflix and YouTube Apps! Other than that the other Apps in the app store are pretty limp” but he only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Samsung29loyal said on Walmart.com “Great with netflix” in their review of this TV. Joelthebosss mentioned in their review of this TV “I enjoy switching to Netflix by onLynn going to the hub”.

Two customers considered that it was great for watching films. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon.co.uk “What I got was a free year of their movie App because they say the software for was not available at the moment for live TV channels”. Chrissie wrote on Argos.co.uk “Film nights are much better now with the curve everyone is at the right angle for viewing”.

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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

One person who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good battery life. Newegg.com mentioned “That and you have take apart the entire laptop just to replace the battery”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the UN50J5500 in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un50j5500afxza
Barcodes 00841434101167, 00887276087887
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