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Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500)

Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500)
alaScore 89

456 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 456 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the glare and value for money. The usability and sound are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions 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 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 456 reviews)

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Samsung UE46ES5500 review

 

The UE46ES5300 has some picture flaws, but it still ends up being a quietly impressive all-round package. This is mainly because it manages to combine an affordable price tag with stylish looks, top-notch online features and strong sound quality.

Excellent line-up of smart TV apps ; Stylish design ; Good sound quality ; Bright punchy pictures

Motion blur ; Standard-definition upscaling is poor ; Lacks 3D support ; Skin tones look plasticky

A little extra oomph in the picture department would have made the UE46ES5300 a pretty unbeatable package, but the motion blur and upscaling issues put paid to that. Nevertheless, it's still a brilliant offering from Samsung, thanks to its modern...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 151 user reviews of Samsung 40ES5500 Series (UN40ES5500 / UE40ES5500 / UA40ES5500) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UE40ES5500 40-inch 1080P Full HD Smart LED TV with FreeviewSamsung UE40ES5500 40-inch 1080P Full HD Smart LED TV with Freeview (New for 2012)Samsung UE46ES5500 46-inch 1080P Full HD Smart LED TV with Freeview

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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

good

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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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SAMSUNG UE40ES5500

 

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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SAMSUNG UE40ES5500

 

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

none

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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

none

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Front AV Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
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

Display

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
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