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Samsung UN65HU8500
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Samsung UN65HU8500

65" Flat Feb 2016
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

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

3D Compatible

The Samsung UN65HU8500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65HU8500 which are not 3D compatible.

We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible televisions and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UN65HU8500, the Samsung UN65HU8500 supports smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN65HU8500, the UN65HU8500 has a WiFi connection.

Alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Samsung UN65HU8500 is a two composite video in port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN65HU8500 only have one composite video in port.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN65HU8500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the UN65HU8500 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of latest 4K and 8K TVs is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. At 40 Watts, the UN65HU8500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.

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Features One App

features one app

The UN65HU8500 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This Samsung television features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on new televisions.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN65HU8500 is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65HU8500 that we have assessed, the thickness of the UN65HU8500 of only 36.4 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65HU8500, the Samsung UN65HU8500 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 UN65JS9500 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN65HU8500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the LG 55EF9509 which also has a higher rating.

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High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the UN65HU8500 is £395 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 388 latest 4K and 8K TVs.

Heavy

Televisions that came out in the last 12 months have weights of between 7.5kg and 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The UN65HU8500 is fairly heavy (24.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other new TVs.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN65HU8500

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 recently released similar spec televisions. 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 Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this television was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Game Mode
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
BD Wise Plus
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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
Remote Control Type
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £394.19
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £394.19
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN65HU8500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 51 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65hu8500, samsung un65hu8500r, samsung un65hu8500rb
Barcodes 748252416155R1

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