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Samsung UE55HU8200

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55" Curved Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
Wider viewing angles and an optimised curvature specifically shaped for the very best UHD viewing experienceClearer images with higher contrast levels and Samsung leading picture technologyColour... More
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19 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The editors of Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both said that this Samsung TV was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The editor of Trusted Reviews recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, erenumerique.fr and avforums.com the average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 83 out of 100.

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the Samsung UE55HU8200 thought it was good looking. Avforums.com said “Gorgeous looks” in their review of this TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it wrote that it had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Avforums.com mentioned “Good 3D performance” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung UE55HU8200 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55HU8200 had good colour saturation. Two years ago Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned “The UE55HU8200 is yet another high-quality LED TV from Samsung, featuring outstanding uniformity, accurate colours post-calibration, typically superb video processing” in their review.

Good High Def TV

Three Samsung UE55HU8200 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Hdtvtest.co.uk said “Now low input lag for an Ultra HD television”. Two years ago Avforums.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned “That certainly hasn't stopped manufacturers like Samsung from releasing a wide range of Ultra HD TVs”.

Four RF Inputs

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55HU8200 only have between one and three RF inputs, however the UE55HU8200 has four RF inputs.

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3D Compatible

The UE55HU8200 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 3D compatible televisions to this television and we think the 65UC970[pl_2497188_price], and the 65LA970[pl_1734265_price] both from LG or the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE55HU8200 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UE55HU8200 also support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at include the 65UC970[pl_2497188_price], or the 65LA970[pl_1734265_price] both from LG or the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55HU8200, the UE55HU8200 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the 65UC970[pl_2497188_price], or the 65LA970[pl_1734265_price] both from LG or the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price].

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Six Loudspeakers

The UE55HU8200 is a six loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE55HU8200 have between 2 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Samsung UE55HU8200 is a two composite video in port TV.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on televisions of a comparable type and age to it.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55HU8200 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UE55HU8200 which has four HDMI ports.

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3 MHL Version

The Samsung UE55HU8200 supports a newer MHL version than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports a 3 MHL version, whereas most TVs that are a comparable age to it support a 2 MHL version.

A 3 MHL version is actually the best supported MHL version across all 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55HU8200.

The worst supported MHL version amongst similar types of TV is 2.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UE55HU8200 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE55HU8200 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Features One App

features one app

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the Samsung UE55HU8200 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on TVs of this type and age.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

Some Samsung UE55HU8200 owners who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good sound quality. Wilbur scored it 40 out of 100 and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Sound not good from internal speakers”. Wilbur also said “Unfortunately this effects sound on other tv functions such as internet based programmes, voice search or usb playback”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE55HU8200 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the UE55HU8200 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price], the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price], or the Samsung UE65HU8500[plb_2233906_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the UE55HU8200 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 65UC970[plb_2497188_price], or the Samsung UE65HU7200[plb_2433629_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Thick

With a thickness of 93.4 millimeters, the UE55HU8200 has one of the thickest thicknesses amongst TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE55HU8200 the thicknesses range from 10mm to 94mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE65HU7500[plb_2232252_price] (36.4mm), or the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price] (40.8mm) which also has a higher rating.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55HU8200

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is B, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55HU8200 is £207, which is typical compared to the other 116 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE55HU8200 has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

There are a number of other 1,000Hz refresh rate televisions currently available which you might want to consider including the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price] which has better reviews.

If this TV refresh rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-58DX902[plb_3404285_price] (3,000Hz) which is also cheaper.

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3 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Highly Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

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22 August 2014

While we're still not totally convinced curved screens really contribute much at the 55-inch screen size, the UE55HU8200 is nonetheless a gorgeous-looking and brilliant UHD TV that slots perfectly...

Trusted Reviews

19 July 2014

Do you need a curved TV? Of course not. Does it help the picture? Not particularly, but there's no doubting that this 55-inch edge LED-backlit LCD from Samsung is one of the best looking TVs...

24 June 2014

Avforums.com

There might not be much in the way of native 4K content at the moment but that certainly hasn't stopped manufacturers like Samsung from releasing a wide range of Ultra HD TVs. We already seen... Read more…

Great native contrast performance
Nicely uniform backlight
Superb colour palette
Good 3D performance
Excellent scaling and processing
Very occasional motion artefacts
Give the football mode a miss
12 June 2014

Curved or not, the UE55HU8200 is yet another high-quality LED TV from Samsung, featuring outstanding uniformity, accurate colours post-calibration, typically superb video processing, and now low...

Hdtvtest.co.uk

6 October 2014

La question de savoir si l'écran incurvé fait sens ou pas n'a plus lieu d'être. On a le droit d'en douter. Mais on ne pourra pas nier que ça se vend. D'ailleurs Samsung y croit et a annoncé... Read more…

Outstanding picture quality
Contentrich smart TV system
Upgradable processing and connections
Impressive design
4K, ready
Curved screen distorts reflections
Smart interface is a little cumbersome
Seating positions to get maximum advantage from the curve are limited
Some motion blur
Poor voice control
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User Reviews

(2)

Good picture though occasionally suffers from motion blur. Sound not good from internal speakers. T.V does not support Hd or HD,DD sound from set top Sky HD wifi box using Samsung recommended set... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2014 by David | 2 Comments

JUNK AND A PREVIOUS OWNED TV SO SECOND HAND AND NO GUARAANTEE.

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Electricity cost when switched on £205.11
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £208.15
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 27 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55hu8200, ue55hu8200l, samsung 1000, samsung 1000h, samsung 1000hz, samsung ue55hu8200, samsung ue55hu8200t, samsung ue55hu8200l, samsung ue55hu8200lx, samsung ue55hu8200tx, ue55hu8200 ue55hu8200, samsung ue55hu8200txx, samsung ue55hu8200lxx, samsung ue55hu8200lxxc, samsung ue55hu8200txxu
Barcodes 08806086242998, 08806086243063, 08806086245166, 08806086247450, 08806086251402, 08806086264501

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