A few people agreed that the product was good looking. Expert review site Pcmag.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned two years ago “Loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.” in their review. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 on CNET.com.au “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition” and scored the product 5 stars. Three years ago expert website Techdigest.tv mentioned “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag” in their review and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100.
Several Samsung UE65F8000 owners reckoned that the Samsung UE65F8000 was a good design. Expert review site Smarthouse.com.au wrote three years ago “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti”. Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 also three years ago “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end”. Expert website Techguide.com.au mentioned “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func”.
Good Technical Features
Thirteen Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it had good features. Pcmag.com scored this TVs 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review. Hometheaterreview.com wrote “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” in their review and scored it 5 stars. Three years ago expert website Toptenreviews.com rated it 5 stars and wrote “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience”.
Several customers who bought this TVs concluded that it was thin. Three years ago Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au also three years ago “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Goodgearguide.com.au also said “Samsung’s latest Series 8 is the best LED TV we’ve tested -- the company continues to excel with its top TV, which is thin, quick, has a great picture”.
Good Picture Quality
Seven people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au wrote “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you” in their review. expert website Hdtvsolutions.com wrote in their review “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms” and rated this TVs 4 stars. Expert review site Flatpanelshd.com wrote “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas” in their review of this TVs.
Expert Reviews Are Good
The average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 88% based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar. TV experts think this TV is one of the better TVs of this type and age.
Twenty-Two Industry Awards
This Samsung TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the large TVs that have been available for more than two years.
Eight Samsung UE65F8000 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Cnet.co.uk rated the product 90 out of 100 and wrote in their Samsung UE65F8000 review on expert review site CNET.co.uk “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package”. Expert review site Smarthouse.com.au wrote “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com wrote three years ago “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms”.
Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs
Samsung has excellent average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range.
Good High Def TV
A few Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers concluded that the Samsung UE65F8000 was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review on Trusted Reviews “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.”. Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of this TVs also three years ago “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture”. expert review site Pocket-Lint.com scored the Samsung UE65F8000 90 out of 100 and said “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today”.
Easy to Use
Several people said that this TVs had a good experience. Expert website Toptenreviews.com said three years ago “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience”. In the same month Whathifi.com said “A friendlier user experience” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
One Samsung UE65F8000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle.
One Samsung UE65F8000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had good voice recognition. expert website Cnet.com.au wrote “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition and gesture controls”.
One Samsung UE65F8000 owner who purchased the Samsung UE65F8000 concluded that it had a good interface. Three years ago expert review site Digitaltrends.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Any minor quirks associated with Samsung's ultra-rich Smart TV interface should be considered a by-product of aggressive efforts at improving the Smart TV experience”.
Good 3D Picture Quality
Three customers considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. expert website T3.com wrote “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Avmax.tech2.in.com said “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000.
Good Sound Quality
Several customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. expert website Cnet.co.uk scored it 90 out of 100 and said “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package”. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of this TVs “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.”.
Some customers who purchased this TVs considered that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Technlologyx.com said “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple” in their review and gave the Samsung UE65F8000 a rating of 86 out of 100. Three years ago Businessspectator.com.au mentioned “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space”.
Good Remote Control
One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good remote control. Technlologyx.com mentioned two years ago “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive remote, voice and motion controls” in their review.
One Samsung UE65F8000 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techguide.com.au rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TVs “Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture”.
One person thought the product was well made. Pcmag.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on PC Mag “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.”.
Good Smart TV
One person mentioned in their reviews that it had great smart functions. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” in their review and scored it 4 stars.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this type and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Has a Built-In Camera
The UE65F8000 has a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do not have a built-in camera.
Quite Fast Refresh Rate
With a refresh rate of 1,000 hertz, the UE65F8000 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The average refresh rate of large TVs that came out around the same time as the UE65F8000 is 450Hz, and the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.
The UE65F8000 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE65F8000.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE55C9000 (£3,099.00).
The Samsung UE65F8000 is Smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the UE65F8000 also are Smart TV.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE65F8000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the UE65F8000.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UE65F8000 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65F8000. Most of the TVs of this age and spec only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.
Three RF Ports
Most TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE65F8000 have between one and three RF ports, including the Samsung UE65F8000 which has three RF ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The UE65F8000 is a four HDMI port television.
Four 3D Glasses Included
Most TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE65F8000 have between one and seven 3D glasses included, including the UE65F8000 which has four 3D glasses included.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Samsung UE65F8000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE65F8000. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of a similar type and age to the UE65F8000 range from 50Hz to 2,000Hz.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on large TVs that came out more than two years ago.
Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power
The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions of a comparable spec and age to the UE65F8000 is 10W, the highest is 50W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts, the UE65F8000 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS power amongst TVs of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and type to it.
Has Two Smart Modes
The Samsung UE65F8000 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE65F8000. The smart mode "Movie" is also found on this Samsung television.
5 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
A number of Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was not cheap. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote in their Samsung UE65F8000 review “The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features” but in spite of that scored this TVs 4 stars. Three years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “It's hugely expensive and if you mostly use your TV to watch mov” but even so rated this TVs 5 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on Good Gear Guide.com.au also three years ago “It is quite expensive, though”.
One Samsung UE65F8000 owner who reviewed the product considered that it was not good value for money. Digitalspy.co.uk and said in their review “The pricey world of LED TVs has finally caught up”.
Pricey for a Television of a Similar Type and Age
We think this television looks expensive compared to other TVs that have been around for more than two years. The cheapeast television of a similar type and age that we found costs £255 and the most expensive costs £6,000.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the UE65F8000 is more than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most frequently found screen format adjustment found on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE65F8000.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung UE65F8000 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.
+2 More reasons against
The Samsung UE65F8000 is one of the heavier televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE65F8000 (24.6 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age. Comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE65F8000 have weights of between 7.9kg and 50kg, and the average weight is 21kg.
3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE65F8000
OK Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE65F8000 will cost £161 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 225 TVs that have been around for more than two years.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Samsung released the UE65F8000 over two years ago.
At 38.4 millimeters, the UE65F8000 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.
Other televisions with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55C9000 (£3,099.00) (33.9mm).
+1 Other reason
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
Samsung 3D HyperReal Engine
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Features
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Auto Volume Leveler
Digital, Digital Plus, Digital Pulse, DTS, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, Pulse
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse, DTS Premium Sound 5.1
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN 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
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
BUL, CRO, CZE, DAN, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, ITA, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR
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