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Samsung 42F5500 Series (UN42F5500 / UE42F5500 / UA42F5500)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and value for money. The usability and sound are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the build quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 42F5500 Series (UN42F5500 / UE42F5500 / UA42F5500) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung 42F5500 Series (UN42F5500 / UE42F5500 / UA42F5500)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 19 user reviews of Samsung 42F5500 Series (UN42F5500 / UE42F5500 / UA42F5500) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UE42F5500AKXXU 42-inch Series 5 Smart Widescreen 1080p Full HD LED TV (New for 2013) Samsung UE42F5500AKXXU 42-inch Series 5 Smart Widescreen 1080p Full HD LED TV (New for 2013) Samsung UE42F5500 42 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 100 Hz TV

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Samsung UE42F5500 review

 

An excellent value TV that isn't quite perfect

Smart Hub ; Digital file support ; Wi-Fi Low price ; Uniform brightness

Motion blur ; VideoHub app dominates ; Viewing angle ; Basic build quality

A great-value TV currently going for a very low price, Samsung's UE42F5500 makes a fine choice for a living room. Motion blur is a serious issue when it comes to picture quality, granted, but there's few other issues. It's the appearance of the Smart...

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Samsung UE42F5500

 

A solid all-rounder made more appealing by some handy discount pricing

Good value for Smart TV ; Good picture quality for the money ; All the key UK catchup channels are supported

Black levels could be better ; Flimsy build quality ; Some unhelpful presets

Setting up the UE42F5500’s smart features is pretty straightforward – and actually day-to-day use is arguably made easier on the UE42F5500 than it is on Samsung’s higher-end models by the fact you don’t need to get your head around gesture, voice and...

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD) / No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2:No / Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
HDTV: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A / Unknown

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
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