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Samsung UE55JS8500 vs Samsung UE55JU6740 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

Samsung UE55JS8500 vs Samsung UE55JU6740 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

Samsung UE55JS8500

70

Overall Score

Samsung UE55JS8500

£1,499.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning 55" 4K television, great for playing games on
91
61 Reviews + 4 Awards
27
Poor
77
Good Features
67
2 Years Old
44
£180 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
70
Very Good
55" 4K Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Samsung UE55JU6740

55

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A relatively new 55" 4K TV with good features
68
Good Features
72
19 Months Old
50
£135 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Average
55" 4K Yes No Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Samsung UE55JU7000

69

Overall Score

Samsung UE55JU7000

£1,199.00
Our Verdict:
An award winning 55" 4K TV, good for watching sport on
90
16 Reviews + 3 Awards
27
Poor
73
Good Features
66
2 Years Old
55
£134 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
69
Good
55" 4K Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

Top Prices

Electrical Discount Centre
2 Prices from 2 Stores | £1,499.99
No prices found
CS Suppliers
2 Prices from 2 Stores | £1,199.00

Reviews & Awards

Awards
4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
No awards found 3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
Average Expert Rating
No reviews found
Average User Rating
No reviews found

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on £ 177.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 179.70
Electricity cost - switched on £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 134.83
Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Energy Efficiency Class
No data No data No data
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.
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Specification

Display

Display Diagonal 55" 55" 55"
HD Type  4K  4K  4K
High Frequency Rate 1,900Hz
BEST
Display Resolution  3840 x 2160  3840 x 2160  3840 x 2160
Motion Interpolation Frequency 1,900Hz
BEST
Display Brightness 500 cd/m²
BEST
LED Backlighting Type  Direct-LED  Direct-LED  Direct-LED
Screen Shape  Curved  Curved  Curved
Motion Interpolation Technology  PQI (Picture Quality Index)  PQI (Picture Quality Index)  PQI (Picture Quality Index)
3D Type  Active  Active  Active
Supported Video Mode  2160p  1080i  1080p  720p  480i  480p
BEST
 2160p  1080i  1080p  720p  480i  480p  2160p  1080i  1080p  720p  480i  480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio  16  16  16
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name  Mega Contrast  Mega Contrast  Mega Contrast
Display Refresh Rate Supported  60 Hz  50 Hz  30 Hz  25 Hz  24 Hz  60 Hz  50 Hz  30 Hz  25 Hz  24 Hz
BEST
 60 Hz  50 Hz  30 Hz  25 Hz  24 Hz
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology  LED  LED  LED
Display Diagonal (metric) 138cm 138cm 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions  3840 x 2160  60  6  4096 x 2160  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1920 x 1080  1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)  1600 x 900  1280 x 1024 (SXGA)  1440 x 900  1366 х 768  1280 x 800 (WXGA)  1280 x 800  1152 x 870  1152 x 864 (XGA+)  1280 x 720 (HD 720)  1024 x 768  1024 x 768 (XGA)  832 x 624  800 x 600 (SVGA)  800 x 600  720 x 576  720 x 480  640 x 480  640 x 480 (VGA)  720 x 400  7  72  1280  67  3840 x 2160  60  6  4096 x 2160  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1920 x 1080  1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)  1600 x 900  1280 x 1024 (SXGA)  1440 x 900  1366 х 768  1280 x 800 (WXGA)  1280 x 800  1152 x 870  1152 x 864 (XGA+)  1280 x 720 (HD 720)  1024 x 768  1024 x 768 (XGA)  832 x 624  800 x 600 (SVGA)  800 x 600  720 x 576  720 x 480  640 x 480  640 x 480 (VGA)  720 x 400  7  72  1280  67
BEST
 3840 x 2160  60  6  4096 x 2160  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1920 x 1080  1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)  1600 x 900  1280 x 1024 (SXGA)  1440 x 900  1366 х 768  1280 x 800 (WXGA)  1280 x 800  1152 x 870  1152 x 864 (XGA+)  1280 x 720 (HD 720)  1024 x 768  1024 x 768 (XGA)  832 x 624  800 x 600 (SVGA)  800 x 600  720 x 576  720 x 480  640 x 480  640 x 480 (VGA)  720 x 400  7  72  1280  67

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power 20W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 40W
BEST
20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2 2
Dolby Technology  Digital Plus  Digital DTS  Digital  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  Dolby MS11  DTS  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  1  Digital Plus  Digital DTS  Digital  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  Dolby MS11  DTS  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  1  Digital Plus  Digital DTS  Digital  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  Dolby MS11  DTS  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  1
Audio Decoders  Dolby Digital  DTS  Dolby Digital  DTS  Dolby Digital  DTS
Audio Decoding Technology  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital DTS  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  Dolby MS11  DTS Premium Sound  Dolby Digital  DTS  1  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital DTS  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  Dolby MS11  DTS Premium Sound  Dolby Digital  DTS  1  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital DTS  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  Dolby MS11  DTS Premium Sound  Dolby Digital  DTS  1
Speaker 2 2 2

Smart TV

Video App  Netflix  Netflix  Netflix
BEST

Other Features

Dimming Type Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black  Black

Power

Energy Efficiency Class  A+  A+
BEST
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption (typical) 73W
BEST
83W 82W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption 135kWh 115kWh 114kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage  20-24  20-24  20-24
AC Input Frequency  50  50  50
Power Consumption (max) 215W 197W
BEST
218W

TV Tuner

Tuner Type  Analog  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  DVB  DVB-S  DVB-S2  DVB-T  DVB-T2  DVB-C  DVB-C2  ATSC
Tuner 2tuner(s) Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)

Performance

Video Formats Supported  H.265  VRO  VP9  PS  SVI  MP4  WMV  AVI  FLV  ASF  3GP  MOV  M-JPEG  DIVX  MPG  MPEG  MPEG1  MPEG2  H.263  H.264  MKV  VOB  M2TS  TP  TRP  TS  MTS  VP6  VP8  M2T  H.265  VRO  VP9  PS  SVI  MP4  WMV  AVI  FLV  ASF  3GP  MOV  M-JPEG  DIVX  MPG  MPEG  MPEG1  MPEG2  H.263  H.264  MKV  VOB  M2TS  TP  TRP  TS  MTS  VP6  VP8  M2T  H.265  VRO  VP9  PS  SVI  MP4  WMV  AVI  FLV  ASF  3GP  MOV  M-JPEG  DIVX  MPG  MPEG  MPEG1  MPEG2  H.263  H.264  MKV  VOB  M2TS  TP  TRP  TS  MTS  VP6  VP8  M2T
Audio Formats Supported  AIFF  APE  FLAC  MIDI  MP3  M4A  OGG  WAV  WMA  MPA  MID  AAC++  DSS  MP4  AC3  3GPP  3GP  AIFF  APE  FLAC  MIDI  MP3  M4A  OGG  WAV  WMA  MPA  MID  AAC++  DSS  MP4  AC3  3GPP  3GP  AIFF  APE  FLAC  MIDI  MP3  M4A  OGG  WAV  WMA  MPA  MID  AAC++  DSS  MP4  AC3  3GPP  3GP
Image Formats Supported  JPG  PNG  BMP  MPO  JPG  PNG  BMP  MPO  JPG  PNG  BMP  MPO
Processor Cores 4 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitle Formats Supported  SUB  SRT  SSA  ASS  SMI  PSB  TTXT  TXT  TTX  SUB  SRT  SSA  ASS  SMI  PSB  TTXT  TXT  TTX  SUB  SRT  SSA  ASS  SMI  PSB  TTXT  TXT  TTX
Picture Processing Technology  Samsung Wide Color Enhancer  Samsung Wide Color Enhancer  Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  AC  CI  IR  AC  CI  IR  AC  CI  IR

Networking

Wi-Fi Standards  802.11ac  802.11a  802.11ac  802.11a  802.11ac  802.11a

Management Features

Smart Modes  Natural  Game  Movie  Sports  Natural  Game  Movie  Sports  Natural  Game  Movie  Sports
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  ENG  FRE  ESP  EN  ES  FR  ENG  FRE  ESP  EN  ES  FR  ENG  FRE  ESP  EN  ES  FR
Number of OSD Languages 27 27 27

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness 30mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 67.4mm
Weight 19kg 16.2kg 15.4kg
BEST
Weight With Stand 21.3kg 17.2kg
BEST
18.2kg
Depth (with Stand) 231mm
BEST
310.5mm 277.7mm
Height (with Stand) 762mm
BEST
779.3mm 770.5mm
Width (with Stand) 1,239.3mm
BEST
1,241.7mm 1,242.6mm
Height 723.7mm 718.6mm 718.3mm
Width 1,239.3mm 1,241.7mm 1,242.6mm

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs 1 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1 1
RF Port 4
BEST
2 2
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 3 3 3
HDMI Port 4 4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)  Anynet+  Anynet+  Anynet+
Remote (IR) Output 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Dolby Technologies  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital
Languages Support  DAN  DUT  GRE  EST  SCR  SLV  BUL  CZE  LAV  UKR  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  SLK  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  SRP  DAN  DUT  GRE  EST  SCR  SLV  BUL  CZE  LAV  UKR  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  SLK  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  SRP  DAN  DUT  GRE  EST  SCR  SLV  BUL  CZE  LAV  UKR  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  SLK  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  SRP

Packaging Data

Package Weight 20.9kg
BEST
22.1kg 23.6kg
Package Height 723.7mm
BEST
835mm 812mm
Package Width 1,239.3mm
BEST
1,427mm 1,415mm
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