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Samsung UE55JS8000

55" Flat Nov 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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19 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including tweakers.net and cybershack.com.au the average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 80 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this television rated it as 83%.

Good Product Quality

Six Samsung UE55JS8000 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality. Derek King said on Amazon “Picture quality is outstanding”. J. B. Fielding said in their review a few weeks ago “Excellent picture quality, good feature set, good looks” although they rated the product 2 stars. This year Jaspal Bhamra mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55JS8000 “Excellent to, quality of pictures”.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE55JS8000 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE55JS8000 thought it had good picture quality. In October Jaspal Bhamra wrote “And the picture quality on this is better” and gave the product a very good review score. A few weeks ago Nobutyeahbut gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Samsung UE55JS8000 review on Amazon “Very pleased with the picture quality”. Cybershack.com.au scored it 4 stars and said “Great picture quality” in their review of this TV.

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

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

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed this TV thought it was a good design. Expert review site Cybershack.com.au gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “It impressed me with its slick design, almost flawless backlight”.

One customer who bought the Samsung UE55JS8000 thought it was good looking. Derek King gave it an excellent review score and he wrote in October this year “Useable, functions that you use and good looking to boot” in his review of this TV.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Samsung UE55JS8000 reviewers who purchased this TV reckoned that it had good features. J. B. Fielding mentioned in their Samsung UE55JS8000 review on Amazon in October “You need to turn off all of the silly 'auto motion, clear view, etc' features - that's pretty normal for most TVs”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Derek King mentioned on Amazon this year “The best 3D I have ever seen” in his review.

Good Remote Control

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UE55JS8000 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55JS8000 was able to connect to the internet. Andrew J Scott mentioned in October “The boy in me likes to play! Internet works fine”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One customer concluded that it was good for wall mounting. J. B. Fielding mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Smart looking TV especially when wall mounted with cables properly concealed etc” although they gave it a score of 2 stars.

Easy to Use

One customer said that this TV was easy to setup. Andrew J Scott mentioned on Amazon in October “Had this tv a week now first impressions are good easy to set up and get a picture” in his Samsung UE55JS8000 review.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money. This year Dazzler mentioned in their review on Amazon “Awesome TV for the price”.

3D Compatible

The Samsung UE55JS8000 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55JS8000 are not 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this television and we think the Sony KD-65X8509[plb_2796451_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55JS8500[plb_2828885_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Sony KD-55S8005[plb_2986580_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55JS8000 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55JS8500[plb_2828885_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Sony KD-55S8005[plb_2986580_price], or the Samsung UE48JU6740[plb_2858230_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55JS8500[plb_2828885_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Sony KD-55S8005[plb_2986580_price], or the Samsung UE48JU6740[plb_2858230_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Four Loudspeakers

The UE55JS8000 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55JS8000 have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the UE55JS8000 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age. The RMS rated power of TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55JS8000 range from 10W to 120W.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Samsung UE55JS8000 owner who reviewed it said that it was not thick.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE55JS8000 do not have a built-in camera. The UE55JS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE55JS8500[plb_2828885_price] or the Samsung UE55JU6510[plb_2827581_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE55JS8000, the UE55JS8000 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the Samsung UE55JS8000's subwoofer RMS power is one of the lowest amongst TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE55JS8000. The subwoofer RMS power of TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55JS8000 range from 10W to 40W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 22W.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the UE55JS8000 is more than most TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats H.265 are also supported by this television.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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Only One RF Port

Most comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year have between one and three RF ports, including the UE55JS8000 which has one RF port.

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Fairly Thick

At 91.5 millimeters, the UE55JS8000 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55JS8000. The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55JS8000 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm.

Other 91.5mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55JS8500[plb_2828885_price] which has better reviews.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Sony KD-55X9305[plb_2834289_price] (90mm) which also has a higher rating.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55JS8000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. 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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Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The UE55JS8000 is typical compared to the other 435 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UE55JS8000 will cost £178 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the UE55JS8000.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Processor Core
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

(2)
24 July 2015

SUHD might not be make as much of a difference as Samsung's marketing would you have you believe - especially on the low end - but it does offer improvements. The JS8000 is a great all-rounder,...

Consistent backlight
Great picture quality
Flat
Local dimming not as precise as on higher end models
Edgelit rather than backlit
Tizen can be unintuitive at times
21 November 2015

De JS8000 is een high-end model en dat is goed terug te zien aan het design van de behuizing. Dankzij de metalen afwerking straalt de tv luxe uit. De rechte voet past goed bij het platte scherm,...

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 19 August 2016 by J. B. Fielding

Excellent picture quality, good feature set, good looks but awful usability and a buggy UI. The good: Smart looking TV especially when wall mounted with cables properly concealed etc. Picture... Read more…

Reviewed 26 May 2016 by NoButYeahBut
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent TV. Very pleased with the picture quality.

Reviewed 9 April 2016 by Jaspal bhamra
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent to, quality of pictures and blacks is fantastic. I already have a curved Samsung t.v.and the picture quality on this is better...

Reviewed 22 March 2016 by InternetAddict

This product in US $1,249.99 in the USA. Rip off...

Reviewed 19 March 2016 by Dazzler
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome TV for the price :)...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £177.87
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Total running cost over 5 years £177.87
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Energy Rating
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 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55js8000, samsung ue55js8000t, samsungtv ue55js8000, samsung suhdue55js8000
Barcodes 00635131626326, 08806088058115, 08806088063621

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