Samsung UE22K5000 : a good LED television ?

Presentation of the Samsung UE22K5000

Samsung proposes today a new basic model, equipped with technological solutions which work, the UE22K5000.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 22 inches.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
This television is delivered with a  Full HD resolution.  Its characteristics are basic, but as we said it already some of them could even be considered as mid-range.and so we are left facing an interesting television set.
Is it worth buying it ? This is the question we are going to answer.

TV design presentation Samsung UE22K5000

Cheap doesn’t mean ugly. This could be the rule that has been respected by the designers of Samsung.
Considering the price level the design is good. We perhaps would have liked something more accomplished, but it is, it must be remembered, an entry-level television set.
In short, the Samsung does the right thing on this model. An entry-level TV for which we would have liked more design work. With this Samsung UE22K5000, no frills. Basic and that’s almost all. It could even be one of those TV sets you turn on to listen to the news; like a radio.

The screen of the Samsung UE22K5000

Even for an entry-level model, this new Samsung has a quality image, well calibrated and a very good native contrast.
Samsung remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
This model has a Full HD display. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
And with his 22 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is among the most models in its category.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
In addition, Samsung has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
Thus, the Samsung UE22K5000 allows you to have a device in another room (the kitchen for example), without too much affecting your budget.

UE22K5000 from Samsung – The sound

For those who are not too demanding in terms of quality or sound rendering, this model is interesting. Indeed, the audio system is a little short. Which is normal for this entry-level device.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles for a sound power of 3 W.

In short, the ultimate in sound gathered in this UE22K5000 Samsung. The quality of manufacture allows you to immerse yourself in the best of home theater sound.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the UE22K5000 Samsung, fair is the right word for it.

The connection system of the Samsung UE22K5000

Samsung has ignored the number of ports and inputs available for this model. Probably a choice related to its entry-level positioning.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 1 headphone socket, 4 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Samsung UE22K5000

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 317 x 506.9 x 66.3 mm
Screen size in inches 22
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system LED
Sound power 3
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Composite Input (Video) Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 22 W

Our conclusion on the Samsung UE22K5000

The finish shows some small deficiencies (visible cables and visible screws), but the technology is mastered and the image rendering is at the expected level.
What more can we ask of a product in this range?
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the screen size.