Updated 6 Dec 2017

Samsung

UA32M5500

Snapshot: The Samsung UA32M5500 is a 32" (81cm) TV with WiFi. How good is the picture?

UA32M5500
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$699

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Test results

Overall score
60
HD picture
?/10
SD picture
?/10
Sound
?/10
Usability
?/10

Good points

  • OK HD picture quality.
  • OK SD picture quality.
  • Excellent sound.
  • Easy to use.
  • Good energy efficiency.
  • Very good SmartTV.
  • Excellent DVR.
  • Excellent EPG.
  • Has WiFi.
  • Supports bluetooth.
  • Can record to USB.
  • Has 3 HDMI ports that are easily accessible.
  • Has 2 USB ports that are easily accessible.

But

  • No headphones socket.

How we test TVs

Overall score includes:

HD picture (55%)
SD picture (10%)
Sound quality (10%)
Usability (25%), made up of User Interface, Remote, and Smart TV scores

Prices are based on August and November 2017 surveys.

Find out more about how we test TVs.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$699

More test results (/10)

User interface
9.2
Remote
5.6
SmartTV
8.3
Energy efficiency
7.1
DVR
9.1
Electronic Program Guide
9.0

Specifications

Display type
LCD
Screen size
81cm
Size
32inches
Resolution
1920 x 1080
HxWxD (cm)
49 x 74 x 21
Weight (kg)
6.2

Features

4K/UHD
No
HDR
No
Bluetooth
WiFi built in
Internet browser
Smart TV features
Can record to USB

Connections/ports

HDMI
3
Composite RCA
Component RCA
Stereo RCA
Stereo 3.5
×
USB 2.0
2
USB 3.0
×
Ethernet
Toslink out
Headphones
×
Analogue AV in
1
HDMI (easy access)
USB (easy access)

More Info

Brand reliability

In our 2017 appliance-reliability survey this brand of TV was 94% reliable (the average for TVs was 95%).