The beautifully slim ES5500 series delivers the best of the internet with features such as SKYPE®, web browsing with keyboard and mouse compatibility, and access to a wide range of apps.

Full High definition display – razor-sharp text and exceptional images

Whether it's Freeview | HD broadcasts in 1080 or text when web browsing, the Full High definition display on the ES550 series delivers a crisp, sharp visual experience. Thanks to Samsung's integrated motion compensation and scanning backlight technologies, smooth motion is obtainable.

Beautiful from almost any angle

At just 46 millimetres at its slimmest point, the ES5500 series Smart TV is quite nearly as slim as a picture frame so you can virtually hang it on the wall just like one. The sets minimalistic profile perfectly blends the large screen display to the home décor.

Smart TV: Share, Download Apps, SKYPE® and more…*

Updated for 2012 and featuring new personalised services such as Family Story, Kids and Fitness, Samsung’s Smart TV gives you almost instant access to a wide range of apps*, web browsing* and more.

Stay in touch with SKYPE®

Simply connect the optional Skype ++ camera to the USB input, gather everyone together and start Skyping almost instantly. What’s more, SKYPE® can work in the background, so you don’t miss a call when watching TV.

- Supports video calls up to 720p HD for outstanding clarity.
- Picture in Picture view lets you see how you look to the person on the other side.

Content across all your compatible devices

Samsung's AllShare Play** unites all your compatible wireless devices through DLNA technology so that your favourite movies, photos and music can be shared, streamed, listened and viewed on your Samsung Smart TV.

If your wireless devices support Wi-fi Direct, you can send content directly to your TV without going through your home wireless router.

Cloud sharing

AllShare Play** is Cloud capable giving you the flexibility to access and share lots of your favourite content when you're away from home. Simply upload using your compatible Cloud-enabled device and stream and view on your Samsung Smart TV.

Never miss a program with Samsung PVR^^

Samsung's ES5500 series lets you record your favourite Freeview|HD TV programs directly to a USB storage device (sold separately), including high capacity portable hard disk drives. Making recordings is simple thanks to Freeview's Electronic programming guide (EPG). Simply find the TV program you're interested in and push the record button on the remote control. Recordings can also be made even if the TV is on stand by, and with no tapes to re-wind and support for HD recordings, enjoying your favourite TV programs is a breeze.

Watch and listen from USB – ConnectShare™ Movie

The versatile ConnectShare™ Movie USB function lets you connect your USB storage device (sold separately) and enjoy your favourite videos such as MKV, DivxHD and WMV files, photos or music conveniently. What's more compatible USB storage devices such as external hard disk drives are also supported.

Intelligent Light Sensor

Neatly hidden from view on the ES5500 series is Samsung’s unique intelligent light sensor that measures the intensity of the room’s light and automatically calibrates the brightness of the on-screen picture to try and match the viewing environment. In brighter environments, the screen is made brighter to help improve clarity and in dimmer surroundings, the intensity reduced. This helps to optimise the viewing experience.

High Energy Star Rating

With an Energy Star rating of 8 stars the ES5500 series LED˟ TV provides an immersive internet and TV viewing experience while minimising energy consumption.

Full web, keyboard and mouse.
Brilliant Stuff.

For 2012, we made improvements to Samsung Smart TV to help maximise your internet TV experience. As a start we introduced a Full Web Browser that is HTML5 and Flash compatible, so lots of content appears as it should when surfing the net.

Inputting text on a conventional Samsung TV remote control can become a thing of the past thanks to USB keyboard and mouse+ compatibility on Samsung's 2012 Smart TVs.

Samsung recommends Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse devices for Smart TV (both sold separately).

˟Samsung Slim LED TVs utilise LCD screens with LED edge lights.

++Requires the purchase of a Samsung Skype® TV camera, sold separately.

*Some features may require additional peripheral devices which are sold separately. Certain advertised features, applications and services may not be available on all devices and are subject to change without notice. Internet connection required. Data download and subscription charges may apply. Visit www.samsung.com/nz for more information.

+Keyboard and mouse sold separately.

**To use AllShare Play cloud storage requires separate registration with a third-party storage provider. Usage is subject to service provider agreements. AllShare Play cloud storage is accessible via compatible Windows based PCs and Samsung mobile android devices. Internet connection required. Data download and subscription charges may apply. AllShare Play is compatible across DLNA products. Some devices may require DLNA software to be installed. Samsung takes copyright seriously. Samsung's AllShare Play application is intended solely for private and domestic use. Any other use may be contrary to the law, including copyright law. It is a breach of copyright to record any broadcast other than solely for private and domestic use by watching or listening to the material broadcast at a more convenient time. Samsung does not authorise, sanction, approve or countenance any use of its AllShare Play application that infringes copyright or is otherwise contrary to law.

^^To store content an external storage device is required, sold separately. Samsung takes copyright seriously. Samsung’s Personal Video Recorders are intended solely for private and domestic use to enable the user to watch or listen to a television broadcast at a time more convenient than the time when the broadcast is made. Any other use of a Samsung Personal Video Recorder may be contrary to the law, including copyright law. Samsung does not authorise, sanction, approve or countenance any use of its Personal Video Recorders, or any other feature or any other product or service that infringes copyright or is otherwise contrary to law. Usage is subject to the service provider agreements. Samsung cannot guarantee the performance of connected external USB devices for PVR recording functionality.