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Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500)

Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500)
alaScore 88

446 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 446 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the glare and value for money. The sound and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

usability, image quality, sound, price, glare

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analysed 160 user reviews of Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500) from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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I spent a while looking at different LED TV's, I was going to purchase the UE40D5520 then I saw this new 2012 UE40ES5500 next to it (and only £50 more). It looks like it was in a different class, it is very slim and the TV is basically all screen, the...

good TV


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The 40" beast from Samsung's LED TV range :)


finishing touches, one being the Samsung 40” UE40ES5500 LED TV. We purchased this attractive little beast at John Lewis one weekend for just a tad under £500, it was on offer with ...

Stunning screen quality, very stylish, easy to use

Speakers are not the best but good enough

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Please beware this TV will not work with a keyboard and definitely not the Samsung keyboard which is advertised on Comets website as an accessory , this makes answering emails or surfing the internet very slow as a remote control is not adequate to...

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Excellent device overall,

a bit too expensive

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picture sound


great picture, sound, wow features and easy set up. all plug and play but do not forget to buy a dongle, for the internet .

well pleased


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Samsung UE40ES5500


This TV is a great bargain. It does exactly as it says on the tin.

full internet tv, sharp picture, great sound


Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): Yes
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
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


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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 200


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

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A

General Features

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