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Samsung UE48H8000

Samsung UE48H8000
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An award winning and economical to run 48" Full HD television, with good features
48" Full HD No 79.2mm Dec 2014 A
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Samsung UE48H8000 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Samsung UE48H8000 as follows:
92
Reviews
32 Reviews + 3 Awards
74
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£90 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 32 reviews. This TV has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus two other sites. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
The UE48H8000 has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £90 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Enjoying smart TV is now easier and faster
Updated smart view connects your TV, devices and content
Immersive realism with samsung full HD 3d technology
Be entertained quicker with faster startup
All the excitement of the big match with football mode
Your TV understands whole sentences of speech
Easy touchpad and motion control for your TV
Clear motion rate minimises motion blur
Enjoy great gaming on your TV without a console
Better performance with a powerful quad core plus processor
Supports Wi-Fi
Curved design brings elegance and an immersive experience
Great multitasking with multi-link screen (dual)
Future ready
Ultimate optimisation for the very best picture quality
Curved screen elevates the feeling of depth
The art of the curve, designed for immersive viewing
See your mobile content on a large TV screen quickly and easily
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

51
Watching Films
Average
48
Watching Sport
Mediocre
67
Playing Games
Good

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
Samsung UE48H8000 size in context

Samsung UE48H8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this television is one of the most awarded by experts in TVs.

The writers at websites Avforums.com, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Trusted Reviews all recommend this Samsung TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 19 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and Digital Versus this television has an overall expert rating of 78%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This TV has a marvellous average user rating based on 13 user reviews. Over 90% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 111,124 owner and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Samsung TV has an energy efficiency classification of A. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE48H8000 is £90, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in December 2014.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The UE48H8000's display diagonal of 48" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 44% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV 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/QLED Technology

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

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Thicker Than Average

The Samsung UE48H8000's thickness of 79.2mm is thicker than 83% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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3D

The UE48H8000 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Camera

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

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE48H8000 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE48H8000 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE48H8000 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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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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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE48H8000 of 40W is higher than 90% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

TVs have subwoofer RMS powers of between 1W and 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The subwoofer RMS power of the Samsung UE48H8000 of 20W is higher than 69% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UE48H8000 of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 89% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE48H8000 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48H8000 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Features Voice Control

The UE48H8000 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE48H8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Motion Control

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

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48H8000 supports BD Wise, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE48H8000 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48H8000 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue48h8000szxzt, samsung ue48h8000stxxu, samsungtv ue48h8000, ue48h8080sq

Barcodes:

08806086055802, 08806086056991, 08806086058438, 08806086058490, 08806086068000, 08806086069786, 08806086134545

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE48H8000

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