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Samsung HT-J5500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 972 reviews of Samsung HT-J5500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and price also get good views.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HT-J5500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung HT-J5500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung HT-J5500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-J5500/ENSamsung HT-J5500/EN

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung HT-J5500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 user reviews of Samsung HT-J5500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design. The price also gets good feedback. Views are divided on the size, while some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-J5500W 5.1 Channel 1000-Watt 3D Blu-Ray Home Theater System (2015 Model)Samsung HT-J5500W 5.1 Channel 1000-Watt 3D Blu-Ray Home Theater System (2015 Model)

Sep, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Samsung HT-J5500 review

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The Samsung HT-J5500 is a smart 3D Blu-ray home cinema system with 5.1 channel surround sound. It hasn't got the 4K upscaling features of Samsung's high-end systems, but it still packs in a lot of technology, including smart TV services and Bluetooth...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (toptenreviews.com)

Samsung HT-J5500W Review

 

Samsung's HT-J5500W system is one of the few home theater in a box systems that has wireless speakers. Featuring a built-in Blu-ray player that supports 3D video and support for Wi-Fi, you'll have access to hours of entertainment. However, its audio...

With Samsung's HT-J5500W system, you are trading convenience for sound quality. It isn't an impressive speaker system, but it isn't a bad one either. It does have some nice features like Wi-Fi support and 3D Blu-ray capabilities, but its lack of HDMI...

Consumer review (ao.com)

Samsung Surround sound

 

"Fast and polite service. Easy to use the set up was pretty simple. The sound is crystal clear and the 1000w speakers would make me very unpopular. The base is not too over bearing. "

Quiet; Ease to use; Good build quality; Value for money; Looks good

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Loud fan noise

 

"Create headache due to buzing sound from cooling fan also subwoofer is hardly active never heard any nice noise Overall just ok system "

Ease to use; Value for money

Noisy; Poor quality

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

SAMSUNG HTJ5500

 

Small speakers which pleased my partner! Great room filling sound. Easy to set up and connect speakers. Fantastic quality of player and speakers.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

SAMSUNG HTJ5500

 

Very pleasant to your eyes

The sound it wasn't good not loud and does not have any bass at all

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

SAMSUNG HT-J5500 5.1 Smart 3D Blu-ray & DVD Home Cinema System

 

Stylish and sounds great wires to speakers are all colour coded so easy to match up to everything

Instructions are a bit fiddly was easier just working it out by testing it

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

SAMSUNG HTJ5500

 

Stylish and sounds great wires to speakers are all colour coded so easy to match up to everything

Instructions are a bit fiddly was easier just working it out by testing it

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

SAMSUNG HT-J5500 5.1 Smart 3D Blu-ray & DVD Home Cinema System

 

Great equipment. Purchased this as a replacement for our panasonic surround sound dvd player that recently stopped working. Far superior piece of equipment. Great sound quality and love the fact that it has you tube&amazon pre installed apps . Picture...

I have been unable to install the latest software , it sticks at 39% . I know its not our broadband. We don't have buffering problems at all. It is very fast. I will try again.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

SAMSUNG HTJ5500

 

Great equipment. Purchased this as a replacement for our panasonic surround sound dvd player that recently stopped working. Far superior piece of equipment. Great sound quality and love the fact that it has you tube&amazon pre installed apps . Picture...

I have been unable to install the latest software , it sticks at 39% . I know its not our broadband. We don't have buffering problems at all. It is very fast. I will try again.

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS 96/24, DTS Digital Surround, DTS-HD Master Audio / DTS 96/24, DTS Digital Surround, DTS-HD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus / DTS 96/24, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA / AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA, WMV / AAC, MP1, MP2, MP3, PCM, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
RMS rated power:1000

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:20 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:170
Center speaker type:2-way

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

Front speakers

Front speaker frequency range:20 - 20000
Front speaker impedance:3
Front speaker sensitivity:65
Front speaker type:2-way
Front speakers RMS power:165

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:BD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW / BD, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW / DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, DVD-Video, VCD / Blu-Ray video

Other features

Depth:22.4
Front speaker depth:181.4
Front speaker width:149.7
HDMI ports quantity:1
Height :5.59
Package depth:33.3
Package height:32.8
Package Type:One Packing
Package weight:12
Package width:94.5
Rear speaker depth:181.4
Rear speaker height:2.31
Rear speaker width:149.7
Weight:1.91
Width:42.9

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:HDMI
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:332.7
Package dimensions (WxDxH):614 x 431 x 386 / 841 x 329 x 320
Package height:327.7
Package weight:11.2 / 13.6
Package width:944.9

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX In: Yes
Digital audio optical in:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI In:2
HDMI Out:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0

Power

Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):49

Radio

FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:15
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:20 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speaker sensitivity:60
Satellite speaker type:1-way
Satellite speakers RMS power:165
Wireless satellite speakers:No / Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Subwoofer

Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:170
Subwoofer Type:Passive
Wireless Subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Bass reflex: Yes
BD Wise: Yes
BD-Live: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Image formats supported:JPG
Karaoke:No / Yes
MP3 Playback: Yes
Playback modes:Folder, Playlist, Slideshow, Zoom
Supported file systems:FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
USB direct playback: Yes

Video

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Full HD: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video formats supported:AVCHD, DIVX, WMV, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9 / AVCHD, WMV / AVI, H.264, MKV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, PS, WMV
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):269 x 101 x 88 / 269.2 x 86.4 x 101.6
Center speaker weight:589.7 / 600
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):83 x 101 x 171 / 83.4 x 101 x 171 / 83.8 x 170.2 x 101.6
Front speaker weight:453.6 / 500
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):429.3 x 83.8 x 223.5 / 430 x 224 x 55
Main unit weight:1.9 / 1.91
Rear speaker weight:408.2
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):83 x 101 x 129 / 83 x 101 x 171 / 83.8 x 129.5 x 101.6
Satellite speaker weight:400 / 408.2 / 500
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):221 x 365 x 381 / 254 x 297.2 x 254 / 255 x 255 x 297
Subwoofer weight:4.4 / 4.58 / 6.5