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Samsung UN65F8000

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27 Reasons For

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

Experts in televisions love this TV and have given it twenty-two awards.

This Samsung television received an "Editor's Choice" from Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom decided that this large TV was excellent.

This Samsung TV was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all of whom wrote that this TV was good.

This television was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com all of whom concluded that this Samsung TV was great.

The experts at three other expert review sites all said that this large TV would make a great purchase. Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com all gave this Samsung television a "Best Buy" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Fifty-three experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this TV on average 88%. That puts this television in the top 14% of all the TVs of this age and spec.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who reviewed the Samsung UN65F8000 thought it had good picture quality. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas”. Itproportal.com rated the product as excellent and wrote “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source”. Digitalspy.co.uk wrote “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room” in their review and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Good Size

Several Samsung UN65F8000 owners who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was thin. Expert website Homecinemachoice.com wrote “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish”. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au said “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great”. 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 Technical Features

Some people said in their reviews that this TV had good features. Three years ago expert website Hometheaterreview.com said in their Samsung UN65F8000 review “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features”. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “After all, this 55in edge-lit LED screen promises a shiny new Smart Hub, new features and better all-round performance” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Stuff.tv also said “A stunning screen and smarter features have thrown down the gauntlet for TVs in 2013”.

Good Product Quality

Several customers mentioned that this TV was good quality. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package” and gave the Samsung UN65F8000 a score of 5 stars. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au mentioned “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. Hdtvsolutions.com wrote “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Some customers said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.” and rated this TV 4 stars. Cnet.com.au wrote on expert website CNET.com.au “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition” in their review of this TV. Expert website Techdigest.tv rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag”.

A few people who reviewed the product thought it was a good design. Three years ago expert website Smarthouse.com.au mentioned in their review “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti”. Hdtvtest.co.uk said “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end”. Expert review site Techguide.com.au mentioned in their Samsung UN65F8000 review “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func” and rated the Samsung UN65F8000 5 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Four people said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com gave the Samsung UN65F8000 a score of 5 stars and mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.”. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com said “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture” . Three years ago Pocket-Lint.com scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Pocket Lint “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today” in their review of this TV.

Good Brand

Samsung has good average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

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Easy to Use

Some Samsung UN65F8000 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN65F8000 had a good experience. Toptenreviews.com said “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience” and rated the product 5 stars. Three years ago expert review site Whathifi.com wrote in their review “A friendlier user experience”.

One Samsung UN65F8000 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good interface. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “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” in their Samsung UN65F8000 review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good voice recognition. One person mentioned that the Samsung UN65F8000 was easy to handle.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN65F8000 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. T3.com said in their review of this TV three years ago “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range”. Expert review site Avmax.tech2.in.com gave the Samsung UN65F8000 a score of 4 stars and mentioned “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality” in their Samsung UN65F8000 review.

Good Sound Quality

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. Whathifi.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.” in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000.

Good Support

Some Samsung UN65F8000 reviewers thought the product had good technical guidance. Expert website Technlologyx.com scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple”. Businessspectator.com.au mentioned in their review “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 Samsung UN65F8000 owner said in their reviews that the Samsung UN65F8000 had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UN65F8000 owner who purchased the Samsung UN65F8000 reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techguide.com.au gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture”.

Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was well made.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had great smart functions. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” and scored it 4 stars.

3D Compatible

The UN65F8000 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN65F8000 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65F8000, the Samsung UN65F8000 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports One TV Band

The Samsung UN65F8000 has a greater number of TV bands than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly supported TV band is UHF, but this TV band is not supported by this Samsung TV. The TV bands DTV are also supported by this television.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most TVs of this type and age have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UN65F8000 which has four HDMI ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UN65F8000 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of this spec and age. This television is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the large TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN65F8000 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the Samsung UN65F8000 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN65F8000 is 10W and the highest is 50W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UN65F8000 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS power amongst large TVs of this age.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the UN65F8000 is more than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Samsung television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that came out around the same time as the UN65F8000. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. The UN65F8000 has a quite thin thickness (only 38 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the UN65F8000.

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4 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Samsung UN65F8000 owners wrote that it was not cheap. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features” . Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk three years ago “It's hugely expensive and if you mostly use your TV to watch mov” in their Samsung UN65F8000 review although they still gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV on Good Gear Guide.com.au “It is quite expensive, though” however despite that they gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One person concluded that this TV was not good value for money. Expert review site Digitalspy.co.uk wrote “The pricey world of LED TVs has finally caught up” in their review of this TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN65F8000 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UN65F8000 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the UN65F8000, the UN65F8000 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EC930[pl_2442859_price], or the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The UN65F8000 is fairly heavy (24.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the UN65F8000. The lightest large TV that has been available for more than two years is 2.3kg heavy and the heaviest is 63kg.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that are a comparable age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UN65F8000 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Interactive TV
Audio
Audio System
Equaliser
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
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
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Control
Upgradeable Firmware
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Picture and Text Management
Performance
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Motion Control
Stored Teletext Page
Screen Saving Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Built-In Microphone
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
Power LED
Speakers
Volume Control
Wireless Connection
Warranty
AUX in Port
Auto Digital Tuning Function
Housing Material
Technical Details
On/off Switch or Button

22 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy Techradar Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice pcactual.com Recommended muycomputer.com 5 Star hardware.info Silver Award techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice itproportal.com Best Buy Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice technlologyx.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended uk.hardware.info Silver avforums.com Highly Recommended homecinemachoice.com Best Buy Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice toptenreviews.com Silver itc.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

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22 February 2014

The Samsung F8000 family has celebrated success as the best HDTV available and our investigation supports this. Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive...

Technlologyx.com

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

21 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

22 November 2013

Samsung's F8000 Series represents an evolutionary leap in the company's LCD TV offerings...

Soundandvision.com

21 November 2013

This LED TV has one of the best video displays on the market, and it includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience...

Toptenreviews.com

20 October 2013

At first, all the features and apps that the Samsung UN55F8000BF Smart TV provides might be intimidating, but the TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms. You...

16 October 2013

When it comes to televisions, LCD panels with LED lighting seems to be the choice of the masses. Offering a good balance of affordability and performance, LED lighting can be credited for making... Read more…

15 October 2013

Overclockersonline.net

I remember the first TV Samsung shipped to me for review; it was a 46? LCD that sat in my parents living room. I thought that was a big TV but as years have passed the TVs started getting bigger.... Read more…

9 October 2013

Samsung, the global electronics leader is on a serious marathon run, and somehow no other electronics manufacturer seems to catch up with them. Be it product launches and new technologies Samsung... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un65f8000, un65f8000a, un65f8000af, samsung 1080, samsung un65f8000, samsung un65f8000b, samsung un65f8000bf
Barcodes 00638499465163, 00887276022550, 00887276024875

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