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Samsung UE48H8000

£699.99
Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended
An award winning 48" Full HD TV with fine features but a price that represents alright value for money
48" Full HD Yes No Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE48H8000 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE48H8000 number 55 in 3D TVs and number 247 across all TVs.
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26 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Good
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
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£118 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
67
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 26 reviews. This TV has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus two other sites. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
The UE48H8000 has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £118 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 51 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 152 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 240 in TVs for sport.
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Mediocre
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Good

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How Big is the Samsung UE48H8000?

The Samsung UE48H8000 is 1,078.6mm wide and 79.2mm tall. It is 625.9mm thick and weighs 13.2kg.

Samsung UE48H8000 front dimensions

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Samsung UE48H8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs.

Websites Avforums.com, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Trusted Reviews all recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint this TV has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 8 user reviews the average user rating of this Samsung TV is brilliant. Over 100% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Most UE48H8000 owners think it is one of the better TVs.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £699.99 it is more expensive than 57% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE48H8000 of 48" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE48H8000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE48H8000 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Samsung UE48H8000 of 79.2mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48H8000 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48H8000 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE48H8000 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE48H8000 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H8000 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE48H8000 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE48H8000 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the UE48H8000 of 40W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE48H8000 features motion control. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE48H8000's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48H8000 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48H8000 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48H8000 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE48H8000 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Face Detection

The Samsung UE48H8000 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE48H8000 in July 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The UE48H8000 has an average running cost of £118 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48h8000szxzt, samsung ue48h8000stxxu, samsungtv ue48h8000, ue48h8080sq
Barcodes 08806086055802, 08806086056991, 08806086058438, 08806086058490, 08806086068000, 08806086069786, 08806086134545

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE48H8000

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Hugely thinner
Faster motion interpolation frequency
Lower RMS rated power
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Larger display diagonal
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399Hz faster motion interpolation frequency
Better expert reviews
20W lower RMS rated power

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