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JVC LT42C550 42″ vs Samsung UE40K5500 40″ TV Comparison

//JVC LT42C550 42″ vs Samsung UE40K5500 40″ TV Comparison

JVC LT42C550 42″ vs Samsung UE40K5500 40″ TV Comparison

JVC LT42C550 42″ vs Samsung UE40K5500 40″ TV Comparison

Thanks for stopping by to read our review and product comparison of the JVC LT42C550 and the Samsung UE40K5500 which are available from at the best price from Currys at just £249 and £339.

JVC LT42C550 42

JVC LT42C550 42″
Samsung UE40K5500 40

Samsung UE40K5500 40″
Brand

JVC

Samsung

Key Features
  • Full HD 1080p
  • Tuner: Freeview HD
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 3
  • Full HD 1080p
  • Access content on Netflix & Amazon Prime
  • Tuner: Freeview HD
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 3
  • Colour

    Black

    Screen Type

    LED directlit

    LED bottomlit

    Screen Size

    42″

    40″

    Resolution

    1920 x 1080

    1920 x 1080

    Motion Rate

    50 / 60 Hz

    N/A

    Connections

    – HDMI x 3 (ARC compatible x 1) – SCART x 1 – SVGA x 1 – Component input x 1 – Composite input x 1 – USB 2.0 x 1

    – HDMI x 3 – USB 2.0 x 2

    TV Tuner

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    Programme Guide

    8-day EPG

    Yes

    Speakers

    2

    N/A

    Audio Power

    8 W

    20 W

    Sound Enhancement

    DTS TruSurround

    Dolby Digital Plus

    Other Features

    N/A

    Eco Sensor

    Energy Rating

    A+

    A

    On Mode Power Consumption

    51 W

    54 W

    Annual Power Consumption

    75 kWh

    75 kWh

    Box Content

    – JVC LT-42C550 42″ LED TV – AC power cable – Standard remote control – Batteries – Screws

    – Samsung UE40K5500 Smart 40″ LED TV – Standard remote control – User manual – E-manual – AC power cable – Battery

    Dimensions

    – Unboxed: 554 x 947 x 69 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 592 x 947 x 209 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 640 x 1030 x 137 mm (H x W x D)

    – Unboxed: 539.2 x 917.6 x 55.1 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 605 x 917.6 x 250.7 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 640 x 1055 x 121 mm (H x W x D)

    Weight

    – Unboxed: 7.5 kg – Unboxed with stand: 8.1 kg – Boxed: 10.3 kg

    – Unboxed: 8.6 kg – Unboxed with stand: 9.6 kg – Boxed: 12.4 kg

    Guarantee

    1 year

    1 year

    Brightness

    270 cd/m_

    N/A

    Review Score

    8.1 out of 10

    8.9 out of 10

    Price

    £249.00

    £339.00

    Buy

    Getting the best TV for your budget

    Clearly you want to get the most for your money. That’s the very reason for this comparison. Chances are you’ve nailed down your decision between the JVC LT42C550 and the Samsung UE40K5500 and now just need to know which one to go for. The feature list above provides a side-by-side comparison of the two televisions to help you make that final decision. Features will of course be an important part of that decision, such as the screen resolution, whether it offers 4K and features such as smart TV functionality. We only provide comparisons on TV’s that we recommend, and also from suppliers that we trust.

    What do the JVC LT42C550 and the Samsung UE40K5500 offer

    It’s pretty obvious at this point that both televisions are great value for money. The feature list above really helps to clarify that. But there are of course some features that one set has, and the other won’t. The JVC LT42C550 offers a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a screen that offers LED directlit. The sound system integrated into the set has 2 speakers with a 8 W power output. It also benefits from DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner and a range of connectors. The Samsung UE40K5500 offers 1920 x 1080 resolution on LED bottomlit. As part of the kit you get DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner, N/A speakers with an audio output of 20 W.

    Total Dimensions and unit Weight

    Before you go ahead and click the buy button just make sure that you properly measure the area, surface or wall that your TV will be mounted or stood. It’s all very well going for a huge screen but it needs to be practical too, so ensure you have sufficient space first.

    Box content for LT42C550 and UE40K5500

    The JVC LT42C550 includes: – JVC LT-42C550 42″ LED TV – AC power cable – Standard remote control – Batteries – Screws.

    The Samsung UE40K5500 includes: – Samsung UE40K5500 Smart 40″ LED TV – Standard remote control – User manual – E-manual – AC power cable – Battery.

    LT42C550 and UE40K5500 Reviews

    Reading a customer review is one of the most influential factors for customers choosing an electrical item. When you click on the item above you will be directed to one of our trusted partners where you’ll be able to read tons of customer experiences, good or bad. We have also gathered the overall scores for each TV set based on verified owner reviews (verified by Revoo).

    JVC LT42C550 Scored: 8.1 out of 10.

    Samsung UE40K5500 Scored: 8.9 out of 10.

    Energy efficiency rating

    Thanks to the introduction of LED technology in televisions over recent years, many of our TV sets now offer an A+ energy rating. The energy rating is important for those that are conscious of their environmental impact, and those that need to consider ongoing running costs. The JVC LT42C550 has an energy efficiency rating of A+ with an annual energy consumption of just 75 kWh, whereas the Samsung UE40K5500 has a rating of A and an annual energy consumption of 75 kWh.

    Samsung UE40K5500 40″

    8.9 stars –
    based on 21 reviews
    By | 2016-12-31T23:38:33+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Televisions|Comments Off on JVC LT42C550 42″ vs Samsung UE40K5500 40″ TV Comparison

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