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Samsung Series 5 40-inch LCD TV - LN40E550 1080p HDTV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews of Samsung Series 5 40-inch LCD TV - LN40E550 1080p HDTV. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical comments about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung Series 5 40-inch LCD TV - LN40E550 1080p HDTV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Series 5 40-inch LCD TV - LN40E550 1080p HDTV

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 user reviews of Samsung Series 5 40-inch LCD TV - LN40E550 1080p HDTV from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People really like the size and usability. The sound and price also get good comments. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung LN40E550 40-Inch 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTVSamsung LN40E550 40-Inch 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

Samsung E550 review:

 

Samsung has long been the leader in U.S. TV market share, but the manufacturer is facing some tough competition, especially at the budget end. Lesser-known competitors like Vizio and TCL are coming up with TVs that can challenge the Korean behemoth's...

The Samsung E550 boasts fairly deep black levels and excellent shadow detail. Colors are natural and well saturated. The 40-inch model offers particularly good value.

The TV features fairly low-quality processing, failing all of our tests, and pictures have a softness to them that can't be corrected. The TV isn't a straight replacement of last year's D550 with some functionality like Ethernet cut out. Some cheaper...

The Samsung E550 series LCD is a decent performer with excellent shadow detail and good colors but image softness hampers a hearty recommendation.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Samsung LN40E550 40" LCD HDTV 1080p 60Hz

 

I just bought this apparently lovely product but had to return it because it lacks any type of audio output. I has neither digital nor analog audio output, not even a headphone jack. There is no way to connect an external sound system to the TV as you...

Consumer review by: M Martin (rakuten.com)

M Martin

 

What a great price for my Samsung TV. I received it very quickl. Great service.

Consumer review by: Keith Van (rakuten.com)

Keith Van

 

Great TV, Great price

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Samsung LN40E550 40" LCD HDTV 1080p 60Hz

 

Just got the TV a week ago and everything worked pretty well(so far). The sound on this TV is nice and loud so I don't need to buy a sound bar. The picture quality for HD source is excellent but only VG for non-HD broadcast. The dark color is a bit...