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Samsung UE48JS8500

reviewed.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended
A multi award winning but 2 year old 48" 4K TV with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
48" 4K Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung UE48JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung UE48JS8500 as follows for Summary.
89
39 Reviews + 4 Awards
63
Good Features
64
2 Years Old
50
£139 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 39 reviews. This TV has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com. Samsung televisions 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 2017.
The UE48JS8500 has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £139 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
3D
Does not feature OLED technology
Very thick
70
Very Good
71
Very Good
64
Good

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Samsung UE48JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

TV experts rave about this TV and have given it four awards.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Avforums.com and Trusted Reviews, both of which decided that this TV was very good.

In addition, this Samsung television received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Hdtvtest.co.uk.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this TV is 83 out of 100 based on 11 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and stuff.tv.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 28 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is 90 out of 100. Over 81% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 70,401 user and expert reviews (including 38,877 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 television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Three customers who reviewed the Samsung UE48JS8500 concluded that it was good quality.

Users Report Great Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had good picture quality.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE48JS8500 of 48" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 53% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The UE48JS8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Televisions HD types range 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 Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE48JS8500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE48JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The UE48JS8500's thickness of 92.9mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 5% 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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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE48JS8500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE48JS8500 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE48JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48JS8500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Samsung UE48JS8500 of 20W is in the highest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W.

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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 pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE48JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE48JS8500's motion interpolation frequency of 850Hz is in the fastest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48JS8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE48JS8500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE48JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports 24p

The UE48JS8500 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE48JS8500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE48JS8500 in April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A, and the UE48JS8500 is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UE48JS8500 will cost £139 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung suhdue48js8500, samsung ue48js8500txxu

Barcodes:

00635131626470, 08806086653435, 08806086653688, 08806086686983, 08806086727983, 08806086750066

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