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Samsung UE55C9000

hardwarecanucks.com Dam Innovative Bcchardware.com Editor's Choice Gold Pocket Lint Hot Product Trusted Reviews Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice
55" 33.9mm Nov 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Thickness Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

Amongst televisions of this type and age, this TV is one of the most highly awarded by TV experts.

This television received a "Recommended" from both Trusted Reviews and Pcactual.com, both of which said that this Samsung TV was good.

Two additional expert review sites endorsed this TV. This Samsung television received an "Editor's Choice Gold" award from Bcchardware.com and the writer at Overclockersonline.net thought that it was exceptional and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

Hardwarecanucks.com gave this TV a "Dam Innovative" award and it received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint.

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Good Expert Reviews

This television has an average expert rating of 87 out of 100 based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, T3.com and Digital Versus. This means that TV experts think this Samsung TV is one of the better TVs of this type and age.

Nice Design

Four Samsung UE55C9000 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE55C9000 was good looking. Goodgearguide.com.au said six years ago “It is very stylish and well built” and scored this TV 4 stars. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com scored the product 5 stars and said in their review “The design of the 55-inch UE55C9000 is drop dead gorgeous and its image clarity is remarkable”. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “A sleek and sophisticated styling” in their review of this TV.

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UE55C9000 reckoned that it was a good design. Avguide.com wrote in their review “It sets the bar for advanced HDTV design and engineering to a level that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago”.

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Good Brand

Based on 22,708 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its large TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

Some Samsung UE55C9000 owners reckoned that this TV had good picture quality. Pcadvisor.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung UE55C9000 on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “Its picture quality is good and it has a huge range of integrat” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images.

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Good Product Quality

Four Samsung UE55C9000 reviewers who reviewed the Samsung UE55C9000 thought it was good quality. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au rated this TV 80 out of 100 and said six years ago “Fashion-before-function ethos, we were worried about the Samsung Series 9 (UA55C9000)’s ability to display a good quality picture with acceptable contrast”. Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “It has good picture quality and packs plenty of included features”. Expert website T3.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE55C9000 “Image quality and 3D are class-leading for LCD”.

Good Size

Some people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was thin. Expert website T3.com mentioned in their Samsung UE55C9000 review “With its wafer-thin design and aluminium chassis, just 33.9mm thin, it’s clearly a class above its sibling.” . Five years ago expert website Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote “The plethora of features includes 3D TV ready, wifi ready, super thin frame, extremely beautiful aesthetic appeal, Samsung's exc”. Expert review site Howtospendit.ft.com said “The 9000 is astonishingly thin”.

One Samsung UE55C9000 reviewer who reviewed the Samsung UE55C9000 mentioned that it was good structurally. Six years ago expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “UE55C9000ZKXXU The Samsung Series 9 is a 55in 3D LED television that is a mere 7.8mm thick across its entire panel, with a stunning side profile and excellent construction” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

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Robust

Three Samsung UE55C9000 reviewers who purchased the Samsung UE55C9000 agreed that it was well made.

Good Technical Features

Some Samsung UE55C9000 owners thought the Samsung UE55C9000 had good features. Expert website Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55C9000 “So what’s so special about it? We reckon that several of the more extraordinary features justify that price”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE55C9000 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good High Def TV

Some people who bought the Samsung UE55C9000 reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Hardwarecanucks.com said in their review of this TV “In an industry which was pummeled by the recession, there really hasn’t been all that much released over the last two years in the ultra high end HDTV market”.

Easy to Use

One person who bought the Samsung UE55C9000 thought it was easy to use the menus. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus five years ago “3.6 / 5We take these readings using the best settings for watching a movie” in their Samsung UE55C9000 review.

Good Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE55C9000 was wifi compatible.

Good Sound Quality

One Samsung UE55C9000 reviewer considered that it had good sound quality. Six years ago expert website Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Somehow, miraculously, it’s also brimming with the latest audio visual technology” in their review of the Samsung UE55C9000.

3D Compatible

The UE55C9000 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55C9000 also are 3D compatible.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE55C9000 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UE55C9000 which has four HDMI ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The UE55C9000 has a fairly high RMS rated power (30 Watts) compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the UE55C9000. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this type and age is 7.5W, the highest is 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE55C9000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55C9000. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this age and type range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE55C9000 is 56mm, and the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At only 33.9 millimeters, the Samsung UE55C9000 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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7 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Samsung UE55C9000 reviewers mentioned that this TV was not cheap. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert website CNET.co.uk “The 46-inch Samsung UE46C9000 LED 3D TV may be hugely expensive.” in their review of the Samsung UE55C9000. Whathifi.com wrote in their Samsung UE55C9000 review six years ago “An expensive television is rare in 2010” but even so they still scored it 5 stars. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “Samsung's Series 9 (UA55C9000) 3D LED television is a very expensive proposition, with no change left over from $10,000” in their review.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Samsung UE55C9000 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55C9000.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55C9000 support smart TV features, however the Samsung UE55C9000 does not support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55C9000 do not have a built-in camera. The UE55C9000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which is also higher rated.

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Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55C9000 is £289, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55C9000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55C9000 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider including the 55EC930[pl_2442859_price], or the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

With a weight of 26.5 kilograms, the UE55C9000 is one of the heavier TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE55C9000 amongst large TVs of this age. The lightest large TV that was launched around the same time as the UE55C9000 is 2.3kg heavy, the heaviest is 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55C9000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This large TV was released over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Networking
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

6 Awards

pcactual.com Recommended hardwarecanucks.com Dam Innovative Bcchardware.com Editor's Choice Gold Pocket Lint Hot Product Trusted Reviews Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(40)
5 February 2013

OK, what's so breathtaking? For me, three things, one of which isn't, funnily enough, that it's a 3-D TV since, along with some 12 per cent of us, I don't have 3-D vision. Breathtaking thing... Read more…

3 November 2011

The Samsung UN55C9000 3D TV is currently Samsung's premium 55 inch flat panel TV with an ultra-slim profile, a sleek and sophisticated styling, and all the bells and whistles from Samsung... Read more…

The UNC9000 series is the top of the line from Samsung for 2010 ? the most expensive and feature laden TV they make. The plethora of features includes 3D TV ready, wifi ready, super thin frame,... Read more…

Some may question the need behind ultra expensive pieces home entertainment equipment like the UN55C9000 and they’re right to do so. Why? Because for the vast majority of consumers, it just...

Hardwarecanucks.com

Overclockersonline.net

A TV is most certainly a luxury item, it's a feature you could without for an extended period of time. However, without a TV you disconnect yourself from the world. You don't get the daily news;... Read more…

9 March 2011

The 9000 series from Samsung is prettymuch the ultimate TV that is available at the moment. It has a 55-inch full HDdisplay in a razor thin profile and is loaded with each and every... Read more…

28 February 2011

The 46-inch Samsung UE46C9000 LED 3D TV may be hugely expensive, but it also looks like a million dollars and offers superb performance...

22 February 2011

The Samsung C9000 series displays have kept a low profile since their unveiling at the January 2010 CES show. When you consider their high price (the 46? UE46C9000 costs no less than £3000), that... Read more…

13 February 2011

Samsung could have waited for Apple to turn up with an iPhone pairing app but instead they went ahead and made their own multimedia centric touch screen remote for the Samsung UN55C9000. This is a... Read more…

17 January 2011

The C9000 is a good TV with a very flattering picture if you're not too sensitive to the dynamic backlighting. Image experts will want to go for another model...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £288.43
Electricity cost when on standby £0.37
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Total running cost over 5 years £288.80
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1.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
37
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 37 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55c9000, ue55c9000s, ue55c9000sw, ue55c9000swxxc, samsung ue55c9000, samsung ue55c9000s, samsung ue55c9000sw, samsung ue55c9000swx, samsung ue55c9000swxx, samsung ue55c9000swxxn
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