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Samsung UE48JS8500

Samsung UE48JS8500
95
Reviews
2,578 Reviews + 5 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
71
Age
3 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This television has excellent picture quality, good sound quality and it's really good-looking. It's a multi award winning and fully featured 4K 48" television, with low running costs.
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
4K 48" No 92.9mm Apr 2015 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With outstanding reviews, we have scored the Samsung UE48JS8500 as follows:

81

81
Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
83
Features
93
Popularity
71
Age
79
Running Costs

81

81
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com. Looking across the entire Samsung television range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are also excellent.
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 UE48JS8500 has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £120 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports timeshift
Surround your senses and be part of the action
Lifelike viewing with automatic depth enhancement
The leading smart TV platform now faster with further UHD streaming, catch-up and games services
UHD upscaling enhances the quality of all of your viewing

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (2,578 reviews)

81%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
2,094 Reviews
4 Stars
361 Reviews
3 Stars
54 Reviews
2 Stars
30 Reviews
1 Star
33 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Samsung UE48JS8500 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and avforums.com.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from Expert Reviews Recommended from avforums.com

Editor's Choice Award

This TV has received an Editor's Choice Award from reviewed.com.
Editor's Choice from reviewed.com

Highly Recommended Award

It's received a Highly Recommended Award from hdtvtest.co.uk.
Highly Recommended from hdtvtest.co.uk

What Are People Saying About the Samsung UE48JS8500?

Picture Quality
1,495
156
Sound Quality
173
61
Smart Features
100
17
Features
138
17
Remote Control
115
48
3d Quality
116
32
Noise Level
3
14
Design
272
19
Price
215
73
High Definition Quality
72
6
Ease of Use
213
12
Watching Films
43
5
Watching Sport
40
8
Size and Weight
107
12
Stand
13
9
Gaming
16
7
Robustness
38
2
Connectivity
21
13
Wall Mounting
7
5
Support
6
8
Environmental Considerations
4
2
7 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Samsung UE48JS8500 Had a Reasonable Price

Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 wasn't expensive.

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Superb Value for Money
251 people agree
45 people disagree
  • Of course, at £999, the JS8500 is hardly cheap even by 2016 standards, but considering its initial asking price was £1,549, a saving of £550 isn't something ...
    Expert Reviews 17 Apr 2016
  • This more affordable 4K LED backlit offering from Samsung has some excellent features. The difference between the JS9000 series is that the screen is curved ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 19 Sep 2015
  • ... 48-incher with blistering colour to spare, though this decent value SUHD TV is not quite the finished article...Superb colour. Smooth motion. 4K detail ...
    Techradar 15 Sep 2015
  • ... comparing various 4K and 1080 TVs, and decided that this one would be the best value based on the upscaling reports I read. First Impressions: This TV ...
    Randyvl - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2015
  • View All Reviews About Price
    Not Expensive
    11 people agree
    55 people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Reliable

    More than 30 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was very well made and several people thought that it was also very reliable and strong and durable.

    View All Reviews About Robustness
    Really Well Made
    36 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • TV delivered on time , set up went well carried on TV away. quality of TV is very good . very easy to navigate . My wife and I just love it... 3 removable ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 16 Jan 2016
  • Beautiful super high def TV with great resolution and deep blacks. Latest software with high tech remote... Comes with low profile bracket. Affordable ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 6 Aug 2015
  • ... normal 2.4Ghz. channels, though slightly better t. Works great. Built a new computer with this chip and it worked instantly with no issues. When adjusting ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 6 Aug 2015
  • ... happier. The colors are amazing and the blacks are dark and rich. Lots of great apps built in, and the controller is the best I've ever used. Initially ...
    Jumper - Bestbuy.com 9 Jan 2016
  • View All Reviews About Built
    Very Reliable
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Very Strong and Durable
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Over 60 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was an outstanding size and over 30 people thought that it was also very thin. Our analysis also found that several people thought that it was compact and was very lightweight.

    View All Reviews About Size and Weight
    A Very Good Size
    61 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... It's frigging NICE! I've had it for a month now and no issues. Perfect size for my living room. The screen is super bright and colorful. The 3D is so cool. ...
    Frajalistic - Bestbuy.com 31 Mar 2016
  • Great TV, clear, sound is great, perfect size above fireplace. Samsung is best quality and best value !
    RIGNA - Bestbuy.com 28 Mar 2016
  • Amazing TV, perfect size, easy to set up and great picture. I made the right choice...
    Gggg - Bestbuy.com 17 Jul 2015
  • ... 65" TV is the perfect one for us. Our room is 13' wide wall-to-wall, perfect size. The image resolution is superb. The TV is very thin and light. The remote ...
    Alex - Bestbuy.com 7 Mar 2016
  • View All Reviews About Size
    Really Thin
    34 people agree
    No people disagree
    Compact
    12 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Very Lightweight
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Over 200 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was very good-looking and over 30 people thought that it was also very well designed. Our analysis also found that several people thought that it was smooth, had a thin frame and had an excellent case.

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    Very Good-Looking
    263 people agree
    14 people disagree
  • ... settled on this one due to price and picture quality. I think only the OLED tvs look better at this point but for almost 3k more it wasn't worth it. You ...
    Eyeinthesky - Bestbuy.com 26 Feb 2016
  • ... But I have watched a fair number or blu rays the past two weeks and they look stunning. I turned on the UHD upscale and it creates a far better picture ...
    Piter - Bestbuy.com 7 Jul 2015
  • ... picture, good colors and it still needs to be calibrated. Blu-Rays on my Oppo look fantastic! 3D is very good. If your not technically inclined, have a ...
    Fituser - Bestbuy.com 16 Jul 2015
  • ... Set up was very simple. The picture is amazing. BluRays and HD Dish channels look fantastic. To get the best picture you will need to have a 4k signal. ...
    Randyvl - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2015
  • View All Reviews About Look
    Very Well Designed
    36 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Smooth
    12 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Thin Frame
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Superb Case
    4 people agree
    9 people disagree
    Neat
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    More than 80 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was really easy to setup and to use. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that over 10 people thought that it had brilliant controls and several people thought that it also had a good interface and was easy to assemble.

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    Really Easy to Setup
    111 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... Jose', the Princeton store manager and Adam and Dan from the Geek Squad who did a terrific job setting up and mounting the TV...
    JerseyFrank - Bestbuy.com 8 Dec 2015
  • The title says enough. The TV has a great picture and easy to set up...
    Djack28 - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2016
  • Very easy to setup, runs cool, more energy efficient than the JS9000...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 22 Oct 2015
  • ... various sizes; this however is the one that everyone wants to watch. It was easy to setup, has beautiful color and looks terrific on the wall...
    2460 - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2016
  • View All Reviews About To Set Up
    Really Easy to Use
    96 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has Excellent Controls
    18 people agree
    8 people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Easy to Assemble
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 100 People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Over 100 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had good features and three people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

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    Has Good Features
    141 people agree
    17 people disagree
  • This more affordable 4K LED backlit offering from Samsung has some excellent features. The difference between the JS9000 series is that the screen is curved ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com 19 Sep 2015
  • ... to provide a super-sleek design. The JS8500 also features great connectivity with no less than four HDMI...Gorgeous design. Great connectivity. Tizen UI ...
    avforums.com 29 Jun 2015
  • ... 65JS9500 that I reviewed last year. On paper, the JS9500 has a couple of extra features (like full array backlighting), which make it the flagship.Both ...
    hdtvsolutions.com 7 Apr 2016
  • It has awesome features and it connects well with my Samsung Galaxy phone. Vivid life like display. I love it...
    GhostHunter12 - Bestbuy.com 29 Dec 2015
  • View All Reviews About Features
    Has a Powerful Motor
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    6 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Had Good Connectivity

    Over 20 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had very wifi capacity and several people thought that it also had a superb signal strength, had very good network connectivity and was excellent in terms of connectivity.

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    Has Very Wifi Capacity
    29 people agree
    22 people disagree
  • Worth the money. Great features and tv has a better wifi signal than my laptop. No issues streaming Netflix or Amazon. iPhone remote control app is convenient. ...
    MichaelH - Bestbuy.com 26 Feb 2016
  • ... sleek and slim so it looks great mounted on my wall. The internet functionality works perfectly via WiFi. The controller interface is super user friendly ...
    Durden92663 - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2016
  • The picture quality is great, and so is the refresh rate. I would definitely recommend this product to anyone else. The price was definitely competitive... ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 26 Feb 2016
  • ... Three antennae. Uhhhhh. .. Sometimes it only gets 4 bars. You can connect to wifi using this card, good for updating drivers on new builds when it works. ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2016
  • View All Reviews About Wifi
    Has a Superb Signal Strength
    9 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has Superb Network Connectivity
    8 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Very Good in Terms of Connectivity
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Bluetooth Support
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Nine People Thought it Had Poor Technical Guidance

    Nine people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had bad technical guidance.

  • The TV works well and provides a clear bright picture through the family room. The wire organizer keeps the look of the TV very clean... It's not good ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2016
  • ... be flushed. A picture is not a set up list. Nothing labeled, no instructions what so ever. It took forever just to find the power plug inlet. NOT acceptable ...
    Rebecca - Bestbuy.com 28 Dec 2015
  • ... games to get it to work and makes it almost impossible for someone without detailed instructions to watch movies originating from and app then reconfiguring ...
    Jlgsbtx - Bestbuy.com 6 Mar 2016
  • ... stand. Would recommend two people do this. ALSO, the instructions state do not put pressure on or grab the screen. This is a must as I've seen screens ...
    CWD1 - Bestbuy.com 27 Feb 2016
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials

    Five people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was very good in terms of power usage.

  • ... options I could ever need. Best looking TV out there. Easy To Set Up. Energy Efficient. Good Remote Control. Great Picture Quality. LED-backlit. Reduced ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Feb 2016
  • ... some really good 4k media and even more on Youtube... Easy To Set Up. Energy Efficient. Good Remote Control. Great Picture Quality. 4k Upconvert. Amazon ...
    johnlewis.com - Johnlewis.com 6 Feb 2016
  • Recommended! Very easy to setup, runs cool, more energy efficient than the JS9000.
    Mr Richard Empy - Amazon 22 Oct 2015
  • Very easy to setup, runs cool, more energy efficient than the JS9000...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 22 Oct 2015
  • The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 wasn't quiet.

  • ... an update and I'm not a huge fan of the external HDMI Connect box - though it does come in handy for someone using a surround sound receiver...
    Slatemagic - Bestbuy.com 28 Jul 2015
  • Although it is growing on me, I am not a huge fan of the remote - I purchased a second "traditional" remote on line for $16 and I have the best of both ...
    PeteS - Bestbuy.com 29 Feb 2016
  • I've had this TV about a week now and have been extremely satisfied. I researched and compared a few other TVs on the market for about a month before purchasing ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 18 Jun 2015
  • ... because things felt almost 3d at first glance. I can't say that I'm a big fan of the connect wise adapter; it just seems like an unnecessary bridge between ...
    Kevin1213 - Bestbuy.com 23 Jul 2015
  • More Than 1,000 People Thought it Produced a Superior Quality Picture

    More than 1,000 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had excellent picture quality and more than 100 people thought that it also had a good 4k picture and had brilliant colour saturation. More than 100 people also thought that it had a superb screen and over 20 people thought that it also had an outstanding contrast ratio and had good upscaling. Our analysis also found that over 10 people thought that it had a very sharp image, really displayed blacks well and was good for watching blu-ray discs. More than 10 people also thought that it didn't have image blurring, had good High Dynamic Range (HDR) and was very good for watching sport.

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Has Superb Picture Quality
    1,335 people agree
    66 people disagree
  • ... buy a year on from its initial release. Its picture quality is superb no matter what type of content you're watching, and its excellent suite of catch-up ...
    Expert Reviews 17 Apr 2016
  • ... hanker for a curved form factor, then this 65-inch flat screen model's quantum dot LED TV delivers dynamic picture quality. And it really excels when displ...
    hdtvsolutions.com 7 Apr 2016
  • ... SUHD TV and the one model that's f... The Samsung UNJS8500 SUHD TV has a very good picture for an edge-lit LED LCD, but not good enough to justify the ...
    CNET.com.au 12 Jul 2015
  • ... expensive SUHD TV and the one model that's... The Samsung UNJS8500 SUHD TV has a very good picture for an edge-lit LED LCD, but not good enough to justify ...
    CNET.com 12 Jul 2015
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has a Good 4k Picture
    161 people agree
    44 people disagree
    Has Brilliant Colour Saturation
    145 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Screen
    119 people agree
    33 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Contrast Ratio
    35 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has Good Upscaling
    28 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Has a Very Sharp Image
    17 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Displays Blacks Well
    15 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good for Watching Blu-Ray Discs
    15 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Superb Refresh Rate
    14 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Doesn't Have Image Blurring
    13 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Has Good High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    12 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Superb for Watching Sport
    11 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Good for Playing Games On
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Doesn't Have Problems With Glare
    9 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Doesn't Have Input Lag Problems
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Clear Images
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Doesn't Have Light Bleeding
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching Movies
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Doesn't Have Image Ghosting
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of Customers Thought it Had Excellent Audio Quality

    Over 100 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had good sound quality and several people thought that it also had a good soundbar, really wasn't too quiet and had loud speakers.

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    Has Good Sound Quality
    194 people agree
    64 people disagree
  • I did a lot of research comparing various 4K and 1080 TVs, and decided that this one would be the best value based on the upscaling reports I read. First ...
    Randyvl - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2015
  • ... for this many high-end features,3D, 4K, nano-crystals, HDR ready, and superior sound, won't be seen again from a quality manufacturer...
    MP3newbee - Bestbuy.com 3 Feb 2016
  • OMG!!! This tv is awesome!!! Beautiful picture and excellent sound. I wanted something good and I got a man's dream come true! This has everything you ...
    Aldo - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2016
  • Very crisp picture awesome sound it's a must-have for your man cave...
    Delano - Bestbuy.com 29 Mar 2016
  • View All Reviews About Sound
    Has a Good Soundbar
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Not Too Quiet
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Loud Speakers
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 100 People Thought it Had a Good 3D Picture Quality

    More than 100 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had a good 3D picture quality.

  • Fantastic 3d picture one pair of glasses recommend a 3d Blu Ray Samsung player as well...
    Mdjd - Bestbuy.com 3 Nov 2015
  • ... least amount, contrary to some reviews. Excellent picture quality. Excellent 3D quality. Sound? Didn't use it. Passed sound through my Denon Receiver for ...
    JeremiahPOD - Bestbuy.com 10 Feb 2016
  • ... technology has the brightest picture and best 3D images of all of the TV's that I looked at before my purchase. I am a meticulous researcher and a picky ...
    Thorn - Bestbuy.com 20 Nov 2015
  • Amazing picture clarity. Renders 3D excellently. Sound quality could have been much better. Need to upgrade with god sound bar...
    Sameer - Bestbuy.com 9 Jan 2016
  • 8 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Samsung UE48JS8500 Was a Great Smart TV

    Over 40 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had good apps and more than 20 people thought that it was also brilliant for browsing. Our analysis also found that more than 20 people thought that it had superb smart functions and several people thought that it was also good for watching YouTube on, was brilliant for watching on demand TV and was good for watching Freeview TV.

    View All Reviews About Smart Features
    Has Good Apps
    43 people agree
    12 people disagree
  • Finally went for a 4k tv and i found the right one. besides the great picture the extra apps re awesome. love the remote and ease of setup. make sure to ...
    Wheels2727 - Bestbuy.com 19 Jan 2016
  • Great tv, picture is amazing, I love the apps (Netflix, Amazon, UltraFlix, etc). Only complaint is that the directv rvu is a little buggy, text in the ...
    Greg - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2016
  • ... takes some getting used to when we use it for other functions. Love the apps that come with it. The only thing that would be nice is if it would allow ...
    Crtrluvr - Bestbuy.com 29 Oct 2015
  • ... perfectly. Lots of 4k content on Netflix to stream. Smart Hub and apps are excellent and the future proof ability of external upgrade of processor and ...
    PeterG - Bestbuy.com 6 Mar 2016
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Excellent for Browsing
    28 people agree
    13 people disagree
    Has Very Good Smart Functions
    21 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching YouTube On
    10 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Brilliant for Watching On Demand TV
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good for Watching Freeview TV
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Voice Control
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Useful Remote Control

    Over 100 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had a good remote control.

  • ... can't all take a hint from how TiVo makes remotes I don't know, that's the best remote ever made, no mistaking those keys. I also don't like that there ...
    PReed - Bestbuy.com 5 Dec 2015
  • The TV picture is great alone . The pointer on the remote is awesome also...
    Donald - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2016
  • ... everything plugs into better than plugging everything into the TV. And the remote is fantastic. I love the dedicated Samsung SmartHub button on it. The ...
    Dlabs - Bestbuy.com 30 Jan 2016
  • ... appears stronger and looks better, the TV feels and looks better and I love the remote...
    Tony - Bestbuy.com 25 Mar 2016
  • Most Customers Thought the Samsung UE48JS8500 Did Not Have a Good Stand

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 had a bad stand.

  • ... upscaling. Good internal audio. Black crush. Lacks processing speed. No desktop stand swivel. Separate connections box.
    Techradar 15 Sep 2015
  • ... like the menu structure and the remote a lot. Only complaint is the stand is a bad design for such a large TV...
    SIKAIR - Bestbuy.com 28 Dec 2015
  • ... Their support has been excellent. Although I really like the TV I can't recommend this set because of the TV stand problem...
    DenTekie - Bestbuy.com 5 Jan 2016
  • ... gaming so much more enjoyable. The price was hard to swallow & for some reason the stand is not even, it leans to the left. But if you're mounting like ...
    Andrew - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2016
  • Most People Thought it Was Well Suited to Wall Mounting

    Seven people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was good for wall mounting.

  • ... bargain... Great picture quality, easy to use, looks great. It was also fairly easy to wall mount. Not sure I'm a fan of having a seperate box for the ...
    Tommy - Bestbuy.com 26 Feb 2016
  • ... really do, impressive for an edgelit model. Very light set considering the size made it easy to wall mount. The connect one box with all the inputs on ...
    CarlOliveira - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Feb 2016
  • ... the little box that all the connections are made through. If you are wanting a clean wall mount, this box will cause you grief...
    Knbobick - Bestbuy.com 26 Mar 2016
  • ... def programming. The connection system is innovative and allows easier hidden wiring wall mounting. Easy intuitive remote is a plus...
    Mike1 - Bestbuy.com 30 Sep 2015
  • One Customer Thought it Was Good for Webcam Use
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    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    Over 70 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was brilliant at displaying high definition TV and four people thought that it was also good at displaying ultra high definition TV.

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    Outstanding At Displaying High Definition TV
    76 people agree
    6 people disagree
  • Okay, remember all the times over the past couple of years that we said Ultra HD is about more than just resolution? The jump from an HD to UHD resolution ...
    hometheaterreview.com 2 Aug 2015
  • ... fuss. The Product itself is simply amazing and really is probably the best HDTV you can buy on the market. My configuration is the TV is wall mounted and ...
    NANU - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2015
  • This is the best HDTV to date. I own 8 total between my 2 homes. Samsung is far and away the leader!!
    CWFairway - Bestbuy.com 2 Dec 2015
  • Great TV with top notch HD picture. A like of a chore to master remote control and setup, but user friendly with time. Overall rating of A...
    CoolTV - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2016
  • View All Reviews About Hd
    Good At Displaying Ultra High Definition TV
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 40 People Thought it Was Great for Watching Films

    More than 30 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was good for watching Netflix and over 10 people thought that it was also good for watching films.

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    Good for Watching Netflix
    32 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... Internet provides a great guide for this. Awesome picture and sound. 4k on Netflix is outstanding...
    Tmoney77 - Bestbuy.com 18 Mar 2016
  • ... I love the brightness from the edge lit back-lighting. The 4k upscale to Netflix is outstanding! I would have loved the curved version but I could not ...
    RickJames - Bestbuy.com 3 Jun 2015
  • Beautiful super high def TV with great resolution and deep blacks. Latest software with high tech remote... Comes with low profile bracket. Affordable ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 6 Aug 2015
  • I've had this TV about a week now and have been extremely satisfied. I researched and compared a few other TVs on the market for about a month before purchasing ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 18 Jun 2015
  • View All Reviews About Netflix
    Good for Watching Films
    13 people agree
    2 people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought the Samsung UE48JS8500 Was Great for Watching Sport

    Over 30 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was good for watching sport and six people thought that it was also good for watching football.

    View All Reviews About Watching Sport
    Good for Watching Sport
    34 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • This tv is awesome, the picture is great and the sound is good as well. I love sports and the sports mode is great as well. Got a good price as well...
    Basketball1 - Bestbuy.com 25 Mar 2016
  • ... plasma that died on Super Bowl weekend. I love sports so it was important for me to have the 240 HZ motion rate. I love the picture! It's is so bright ...
    Deal2day - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2016
  • The clarity on this TV is incredible. love the sports mode and watching movies in 3D is awesome too !
    Kathy - Bestbuy.com 11 Jan 2016
  • ... TV. The picture, colors, and quality are excellent. I love the Sports Mode feature when watching sports... All the connections options I could ever need. ...
    Stramel1976 - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2016
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    Good for Watching Football
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    Over 20 People Thought it

    More than 20 people thought that the Samsung UE48JS8500 was excellent for gaming.

  • ... potential to be the top tv for years to come. This tv has the best gaming experience for the PlayStation hands down. I would recommend this set to anyone ...
    Mccordj - Bestbuy.com 2 Oct 2015
  • ... mode when playing. I don't and have no issues whatsoever. Best gaming is always on a monitor anyways. To sum it up. Great price for what I paid ($1999.99). ...
    Thalazy - Bestbuy.com 12 Feb 2016
  • ... use, light and the quality of the picture for watching TV and especially gaming is awesome. LOVE IT!
    SWORDFISH798 - Bestbuy.com 6 Aug 2015
  • ... for over half a year now and hasn't disappointed me. I'll get a third for gaming on a new computer. This wireless card get 4 bars on my 2.4 Ghz network ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2016
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    Features

    Key Features

    Average Display Diagonal
    4K
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
    3D
    Thicker Than Average
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Timeshift
    Has a Game Mode
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Supports Picture-in-Picture
    Average Display Diagonal
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    The UE48JS8500's display diagonal of 48" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 35% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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    4K

    The highest resolution of the UE48JS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the resolution 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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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The UE48JS8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    3D

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 79% of TVs are not 3D.

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    Thicker Than Average

    The UE48JS8500's thickness of 92.9mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 87% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 73mm.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 53% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Supports Timeshift

    The UE48JS8500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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    Has a Game Mode

    The UE48JS8500 has a game mode, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

    The UE48JS8500 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 71% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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    Supports Picture-in-Picture

    The UE48JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Has a 2D-3D Converter

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter. 89% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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    Features Local Dimming

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 features local dimming. 83% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UE48JS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 88% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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    Has a Mounting Kit

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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    Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

    The UE48JS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 4K UHD (2160p) pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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    Has a Built-in Subwoofer

    The UE48JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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    Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

    The UE48JS8500's motion interpolation frequency of 850Hz is faster than 90% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 350Hz.

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    Supports 24p

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports 24p. 89% of TVs do not support 24p.

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    Features Extended PVR

    The UE48JS8500 features extended PVR. 89% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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    Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

    The UE48JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 82% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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    Does Not Have a Built-in Camera

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The UE48JS8500 supports screen mirroring. 91% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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    Features Motion Control

    The UE48JS8500 features motion control, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not feature motion control.

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    Features Voice Control

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 features voice control, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

    The UE48JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports BD Wise

    The UE48JS8500 supports BD Wise, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UE48JS8500 is currently ranked number 1287 across all TVs.
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    Age

    Release Date

    This TV was released in April 2015.

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