Samsung UE55JS8000 vs Samsung UE55JS8500

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Samsung UE55JS8000
Samsung UE55JS8500

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Four number of loudspeakerss Edit
The number of number of loudspeakerss on the Samsung UE55JS8000 is four, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 only has two number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE55JS8500 does not have a common interface (CI). Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a PC in (D-Sub), but the Samsung UE55JS8500 does not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

£1.83 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JS8000 only costs £177.87 to run over five years whereas the Samsung UE55JS8500 costs £179.70 to run (1% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE55JS8500 is "A".
7 Reasons For
50% higher subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is a 20W subwoofer RMS power TV. That's 10W higher than the Samsung UE55JS8000 (20W). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE55JS8000 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

£10 cheaper
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is £10 cheaper than the Samsung UE55JS8000.
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JS8500 is "A", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A".
Expert reviews are a bit better
Based on 14 reviews, the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average expert review score of 83%, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 22 reviews, the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average user review score of 95%, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average rating of 83% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
10W lower subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 10W subwoofer RMS power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung UE55JS8500 (20W). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

One less RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8500 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

£10 more expensive
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55JS8500 by £10.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 shops sells the Samsung UE55JS8000, however 8 shops sell the Samsung UE55JS8500. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average expert rating of 80%, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 14 reviews).
A lot Lower user review Score
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average user rating of 83%, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 22 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Only two number of loudspeakerss Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is a two number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 only has four number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 does not have a common interface (CI), however the Samsung UE55JS8000 does. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), however the Samsung UE55JS8000 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Seven months older
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is older than the Samsung UE55JS8000 by seven months.
1% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE55JS8500 are £179.70 which is £1.83 more than the Samsung UE55JS8000. Show assumptions.

Awards

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hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

15 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 177.87
Purchase price £ 1,099.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,276.87
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 179.70
Purchase price £ 1,089.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,268.70
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.88T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1800 1900
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
10W 20W
BEST
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W 40W
Number of Loudspeakers
4
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Game
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Natural
 Movie
 Sports
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
27 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
BD Wise
 BD Wise
 BD Wise
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Processor Cores
4 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
111W 111W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
154kWh 154kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
222W 222W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
91.5mm 91.5mm
Weight
20.9kg 20.9kg
Package Weight
27.6kg 27.6kg
Weight With Stand
23.8kg 23.8kg
Depth (with Stand)
308.4mm 308.4mm
Height (with Stand)
776.2mm 776.2mm
Width (with Stand)
1,239.3mm 1,239.3mm
Height
723.7mm 723.7mm
Width
1,239.3mm 1,239.3mm
Package Height
847mm 847mm
Package Width
1,375mm 1,375mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data SUHD
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