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Samsung UE55JS8000 vs Samsung UE55JS8500

Samsung UE55JS8000 vs Samsung UE55JS8500

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Samsung UE55JS8000
Samsung UE55JS8500

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Four loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE55JS8000 is four, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 only has two loudspeakers. 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.

0.1mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 29.9mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8500 is a 30mm thick TV (0.1mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

PC in (D-Sub) port Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, 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. Also known as a VGA Port.

A D-sub port is needed to connect your TV to older devices and computers that use a VGA connection - generally those made before 2000.

Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE55JS8500 is "A".
6 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.

A higher RMS power to the subwoofer in your TV means the subwoofer will deliver more powerful bass, and will have more impact when watching films or listening to music.

£419 cheaper
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is £419.01 cheaper than the Samsung UE55JS8000.
Available from 5 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".
Three more awards
The Samsung UE55JS8500 has 4 awards, but the Samsung UE55JS8000 has 1 award.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 21 reviews, the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average user review score of 95%, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average rating of 84% (based on 11 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 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.

A higher RMS power to the subwoofer in your TV means the subwoofer will deliver more powerful bass, and will have more impact when watching films or listening to music.

£419 more expensive
The Samsung UE55JS8000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55JS8500 by £419.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Samsung UE55JS8000, however 6 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.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung UE55JS8000 has received 1 award, the Samsung UE55JS8500 has received 4 awards.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Samsung UE55JS8000 has an average user rating of 84%, but the Samsung UE55JS8500 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 21 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Only two loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JS8000 only has four loudspeakers. 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.

Slightly thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a depth of 30mm, however the Samsung UE55JS8000 is a 29.9mm thick TV (0.1mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Nine months older
The Samsung UE55JS8500 is older than the Samsung UE55JS8000 by nine months.

Awards

1 Award
cowcotland.com: Silver
4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

19 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 179.70
Purchase price £ 1,099.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,278.70
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 179.70
Purchase price £ 679.99
Total cost of ownership £ 859.69
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
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
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1800 1900
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)

Features

Automatic Shut Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Subwoofer RMS Power
10W 20W
BEST
RMS Rated Power
40W 40W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Dolby MS11
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Dolby MS11
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

Smart TV

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

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data SUHD

Design

Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
111W 73W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
154kWh 135kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
222W 215W
BEST

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-C2
 ATSC
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-C2
 ATSC
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)

Performance

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

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Cables Included
 AC
 IR
 AC
 IR
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Music
 Natural
 Movie
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Music
 Natural
 Movie
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
27 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
29.9mm
BEST
30mm
Weight
19kg 19kg
Package Weight
26.1kg 20.9kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
21.3kg 21.3kg
Depth (with Stand)
232mm 231mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
761.5mm
BEST
762mm
Width (with Stand)
1,239.3mm 1,239.3mm
Height
723.7mm 723.7mm
Width
1,239.3mm 1,239.3mm
Package Height
810mm 723.7mm
BEST
Package Width
1,375mm 1,239.3mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
BEST
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
1 4
BEST
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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)
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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