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Samsung QE55Q8
QE55Q8C

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Samsung QE55Q8
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A relatively new and fully featured 4K 55" television, with moderate running costs
55" Yes 44.7mm 4K Feb 2017 B
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£1,421.03
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Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 20%.
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£1,695.03
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£1,737.92
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Samsung QE55Q8 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung QE55Q8 number 43 in OLED TVs, number 106 in 55 inch TVs and number 140 in Netflix recommended TVs.
63
Value for Money
Good
92
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Age
17 Months Old
66
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
75
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are excellent.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £170 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,277 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Fits perfectly
Full metal design
Sides bezel-less design
Boundless 360 design
No gap wall-mount
Clean back
Invisible connection
Engine
4K
Viewing angle
HDR 1500
Contrast
Colour
Thinner than average
Features OLED / QLED technology
Curved screen

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 225 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 553 in TVs for films as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 522 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 52% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung QE55Q8 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 100,909 user and expert reviews (including 56,971 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of B, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the QE55Q8 will cost £170 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 6,277 televisions.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since February 2017.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 42". The Samsung QE55Q8's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 79% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

The highest resolution of the Samsung QE55Q8 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Features OLED / QLED Technology

The Samsung QE55Q8 features OLED / QLED technology. 99% of televisions do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung QE55Q8 is not 3D. 78% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The Samsung QE55Q8's thickness of only 44.7mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 26% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 59mm, with the thinnest being 2.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The Samsung QE55Q8 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 54% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung QE55Q8 features local dimming, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Built-in Subwoofer

The Samsung QE55Q8 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung QE55Q8 has a mounting kit, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung QE55Q8 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike 73% of TVs which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung QE55Q8 has a game mode, unlike 73% of TVs which do not have a game mode.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung QE55Q8 features USB recording, unlike 95% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Only Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung QE55Q8 is more than most televisions. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung QE55Q8 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike 72% of TVs which are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 4K Ultra HD pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung QE55Q8 features Digital Clean View functionality. 97% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung QE55Q8 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung QE55Q8 features motion control, unlike 98% of TVs which do not feature motion control.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the Samsung QE55Q8 of 1,500 cd/m² is brighter than 99% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung QE55Q8 features voice control, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung QE55Q8 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 79% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung QE55Q8 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports timeshift, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports screen mirroring. 92% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 80% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung QE55Q8 has an ECO mode, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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RoHS Compliant

The Samsung QE55Q8 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 97% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Samsung QE55Q8 of 60W is in the highest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung QE55Q8 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 89% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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