Samsung UE55JS8000 vs Samsung UE55JS8500

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Samsung UE55JS8000
Samsung UE55JS8500

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Four loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE55JS8000 is four, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 only has two loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a common interface connection, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 does not have a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

PC in port Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a PC in port, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 does not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

£1.83 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JS8000 only costs £177.87 to run over five years whereas the Samsung UE55JS8500 costs £179.70 to run (1% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE55JS8500 is "A".
6 Reasons For
50% higher subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is a 20W subwoofer RMS power TV. That's 10W higher than the Samsung UE55JS8000 (20W). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

One more RF port Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 has two RF ports, however the Samsung UE55JS8000 only has one RF port. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Available from 8 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JS8500 is "A", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A".
Expert reviews are a bit better
Based on 14 reviews, the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average expert review score of 83%, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 22 reviews, the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average user review score of 95%, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average rating of 83% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
10W lower subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 10W subwoofer RMS power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung UE55JS8500 (20W). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

One less RF port Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a one RF port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8500 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Not as many stockists
Only 2 stores sells the Samsung UE55JS8000, however 10 stores sell the Samsung UE55JS8500. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average expert rating of 80%, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 14 reviews).
A lot Lower user review Score
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average user rating of 83%, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 22 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Only two loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 only has four loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 does not have a common interface connection, however the Samsung UE55JS8000 does. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Does not have a PC in port Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 does not have a PC in port, however the Samsung UE55JS8000 has a PC in port. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Seven months older
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is older than the Samsung UE55JS8000 by seven months.
1% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE55JS8500 are £179.70 which is £1.83 more than the Samsung UE55JS8000. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

14 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 177.87
Purchase price £ 1,099.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,276.87
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 179.70
Purchase price £ 1,099.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,278.70
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.88T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1800 Unknown - Click to provide data
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
138cm 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
10W 20W
BEST
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W 40W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 2
BEST
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
BEST
 PC in port
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Game
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
OSD Language
27 27

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
BD Wise Technology
 BD wise technology
 BD wise technology
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
111W 111W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
154kWh 154kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
222W 222W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
91.5mm 91.5mm
Weight
20.9kg 20.9kg
Package Weight
27.6kg 27.6kg
Weight (with Stand)
23.8kg 23.8kg
Depth (with Stand)
308.4mm 308.4mm
Height (with Stand)
776.2mm 776.2mm
Width (with Stand)
1,239.3mm 1,239.3mm
Height
723.7mm 723.7mm
Width
1,239.3mm 1,239.3mm
Packaging Height
847mm 847mm
Packaging Width
1,375mm 1,375mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data SUHD
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