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Samsung UE65JS8500
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Samsung UE65JS8500

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65" Curved Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
The television of tomorrow is here today, presenting the JS8500 Samsung's all-new premium SUHD TV, designed to excite all your senses. Using ground breaking Nano Crystal Technology, the backlight... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at Avforums.com strongly endorse this 4K and 8K TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Two experts from sites including whathifi.com and avforums.com have rated this TV on average 95 out of 100. If all the TVs of this age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the top 3%.

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung is one of the better rated TV brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE65JS8500 owner wrote that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Pete Smith gave the Samsung UE65JS8500 a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of the Samsung UE65JS8500 “Does a good job with HD sources too”.

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung UE65JS8500 reviewer considered that the Samsung UE65JS8500 had good colour saturation. Avforums.com said in their review of the Samsung UE65JS8500 “Great colours”.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert website Avforums.com rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of the Samsung UE65JS8500 “For that fairly substantial sum of money you do get some degree of”.

3D Compatible

The Samsung UE65JS8500 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and type are not 3D compatible.

There are a number of other 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might also want to look at including the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price], or the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price] both from LG which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE65JS9000[plb_2824054_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE65JS8500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago also support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think cheaper televisions such as the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price], and the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price] both from LG is also worth considering.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Samsung UE65JS9000[plb_2824054_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE65JS8500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE65JS8500.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price], or the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price] both from LG which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Samsung UE65JS9000[plb_2824054_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and type to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UE65JS8500 is a three USB 2.0 port television.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE65JS8500 has one of the fastest motion interpolation frequencies (1,900 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE65JS8500 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE65JS8500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey

We think this television looks expensive compared to other televisions of a similar age and spec. The price range of televisions of a similar age and spec is from £280 to £13,999.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE65JS8500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the UE65JS8500 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the LG 55EG960[plb_2879979_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the UE65JS8500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this Samsung TV. The video formats H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Heavy

Across all the televisions that came out around the same time as the UE65JS8500 the weights range from 1.1kg to 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The UE65JS8500 is one of the heavier TVs that are a comparable age to the UE65JS8500 (29 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE65JS8500

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 TVs of this age and type. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the UE65JS8500.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
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Smart TV
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Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
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Subwoofer RMS Power
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RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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Colour
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VESA Mounting
Power
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AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
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Height (with Stand)
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Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
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1 Award

avforums.com Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(2)
19 November 2015

Avforums.com

The UE65JS8500 is the 65-inch model in Samsung's entry level SUHD TV range, although take the term entry-level under advisement as typical online prices (November 2015) are around £2,200. For... Read more…

Great colours
Good contrast
Excellent processing
Tizen Smart TV platform now as good as any
HDR
Some mild uniformity issues
Weak viewing angles
Haloing present with dimming system
Stand could be sturdier
2 October 2015

With more sizes, resolutions and competing TV technologies than ever, choosing the right TV for your needs is becoming increasingly complex.However, if you're after big-screen thrills, consider 4K...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Mr m bartosik
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent all round model, I am very pleased with this purchase...

Reviewed 2 May 2016 by Janulka
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent...

Reviewed 19 March 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I can't do this TV justice. But would I buy it again? Damn right...

Reviewed 14 September 2015 by Pete Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Stunning picture. 4k source material looks incredible, but does a good job with HD sources too...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue65js8500, ue65js8500l, quick ue65js8500, samsung ue65js8500, samsung ue65js8500t, samsung ue65js8500l, samsung ue65js8500lx, samsungtv ue65js8500, samsung ue65js8500tx, samsung ue65js8500txx, samsung ue65js8500lxx, samsung ue65js8500txxu, samsung ue65js8500lxxn
Barcodes 08806086653466, 08806086653664, 08806086750080, 08806086815215

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