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Samsung UE85HU7500

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85" Flat Nov 2014
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Samsung UE85HU7500 TV  Review

17 Reasons For

Four 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.

An other two expert review sites liked this 4K and 8K TV. This TV received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info who thought it was very good.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this TV is 86%.

Reasonably Priced

Several Samsung UE85HU7500 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The UE85HU7500 is a terrifically cinematic and surprisingly affordable way of taking maximum advantage of UHD/4K” and scored the product 5 stars. Expert website Stuff.tv said “And it's affordable for 4K, too” in their review and rated the product as very good. Whathifi.com said “The ultimate value of 4K is, of course, up to you” in their review of this TV and rated it as very good.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

4K and 8K TVs produced by Samsung have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good High Def TV

A number of Samsung UE85HU7500 owners who bought this TV thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE85HU7500 on expert website Techradar “Choosing to buy a thoroughly future-proof Ultra HD 4K telly is a big step in more ways than one” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Whathifi.com wrote “4K Ultra HD TV isn't exactly new anymore.” in their review of this TV and rated it as very good. Expert review site Avforums.com wrote two years ago “The HU7500 is Samsung's flagship flat Ultra HD 4K LED TV” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Some Samsung UE85HU7500 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was good looking. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote in their Samsung UE85HU7500 review two years ago “Open Gallery This is a gorgeous TV that pretty much ticks every box”. Expert website T3.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE85HU7500 in the same month “While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet”.

Good Technical Features

One person who purchased the Samsung UE85HU7500 said that it had good features. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote “It's got great features, plenty of connections, decent future proofing” in their review of this TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Samsung UE85HU7500 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Digitalspy.co.uk rated it 5 stars and wrote “Unlike 3D, 4K genuinely adds something to the viewing experience”.

Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE85HU7500. The refresh rates of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE85HU7500 range from 50Hz to 2,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 540Hz.

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3D Compatible

The UE85HU7500 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec are not 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the UE85HU7500 has a WiFi connection.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE85HU7500, the UE85HU7500 supports smart TV features.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most televisions of this spec and age have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the UE85HU7500 which has four loudspeakers.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

At 90 Watts, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. The RMS rated power of televisions that are a comparable age to the UE85HU7500 range from 10W to 120W.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 30 Watts, the UE85HU7500 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS power amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The subwoofer RMS power of TVs that are a comparable age to the UE85HU7500 range from 10W to 40W.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Cheap

The price range of TVs of a comparable age and spec is from £280 to £13,999. We think that this Samsung TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a comparable age and spec.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE85HU7500 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are High

Whilst this Samsung TV has an efficiency rating of A, the UE85HU7500 has an average 5 year running cost of £347 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 435 TVs of this type and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE85HU7500 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE85HU7500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

The UE85HU7500 has one of the thicker thicknesses (69.4 millimeters) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE85HU7500 is 11mm and the thickest is 100mm.

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Very High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago that we have checked, the UE85HU7500's power consumption in power save mode of 133 Watts is one of the highest. The average power consumption in power save mode of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE85HU7500 is 60W.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. The UE85HU7500 has a very high annual energy consumption (298 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE85HU7500.

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Heavy

The weight of the UE85HU7500 of 55.1 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst similar spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE85HU7500 the weights range from 1.1kg to 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE85HU7500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable spec and age to 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE85HU7500 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
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HD Type
3D Compatible
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Video Mode
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2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART 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
Remote Output Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
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Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
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AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
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Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

4 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Highly Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended hardware.info Silver Award

Expert Reviews

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13 January 2015

Although mightily impressive on almost all counts, early adopters keen to explore the emerging 4K ecosystem should go for a bigger screen than this 48-incher if they really want to squeeze-out the...

31 December 2014

So long as you're careful how you set it up, the UE85HU7500 is a terrifically cinematic and surprisingly affordable way of taking maximum advantage of UHD/4K. Take note, though, that it's also...

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11 December 2014

A great-looking 4K TV at a reasonable price, but you?ll have to put in the work to get the best picture and 3D isn't great...

24 October 2014

The ultimate value of 4K is, of course, up to you, the end user ? but as to whether 4K resolution is even noticeable at 48in, the answer is a resounding ?yes'. If the size is right for you, we...

18 October 2014

Avforums.com

The HU7500 is Samsung's flagship flat Ultra HD 4K LED TV and, after already reviewing the UE48HU7500 and UE55HU7500, it's time to check out the big screen 65-inch version - the UE65HU7500. The... Read more…

22 September 2014

The Samsung UE55H7500 is based on the 2013 F9000 series. The addition of an HEVC decoder, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 ports make it UHD/4K compatible straight out of the box. However, with a One Connect...

15 September 2014

Jon's over at Aardman Studios to test out the latest 4K TVs, including the Samsung 55-inch HU7500 which can put your decade-old TVs to shame in every way imaginable. It packs in a quad-core... Read more…

30 August 2014

While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet, it's the more affordable Samsung 65HU7500 that piques our interest. Both are 65-inch UHD... Read more…

26 August 2014

At the moment, Samsung has plentiful 4K sets on offer. We would say the 7500 is all you will ever need. Going curved adds little to the viewing experience, while bringing a much larger cost with...

10 August 2014

While the effectiveness of 4K Ultra HD resolution at such a screen size remains debatable, there's no doubting that the UE48HU7500 is yet another superb LED LCD product from Samsung...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £344.51
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £346.34
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Energy Rating
1.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 45 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue85hu7500, ue85hu7500z, ue85hu7500l, samsung 85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500l, samsung ue85hu7500lx, samsungtv ue85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500lxx, samsung ue85hu7500lxxn
Barcodes 08806086280372, 08806086281546, 08806086284950, 08806086306072

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