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Samsung UE48JS8500T

£895.00
Samsung UE48JS8500
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A multi award winning and fully featured 48" 4K TV, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
48" 4K No 92.8mm Jul 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE48JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE48JS8500 number 46 in 3D TVs, number 242 in 4K TVs and number 350 across all TVs.
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Reviews
90 Reviews + 5 Awards
64
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 90 reviews. This TV has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
The UE48JS8500 has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report superior product quality, excellent picture quality and that it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
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
Peak illuminator ultimate for the most amazingly bright images possible without using additional power
Your TV and mobile devices in perfect sync
A more detailed picture made for UHD resolution

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 198 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 347 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 355 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
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. There was a cheaper price of £500 on eBay 36 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 80% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung UE48JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

This TV has received five awards from TV experts.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by websites Avforums.com, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews all of whom said that this TV was very good.

An additional two expert review sites both thought that this Samsung TV was very good. Website Reviewed.com thought that this television was spectacularly good and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the expert at website Hdtvtest.co.uk conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

13 experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this television on average 84%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 77 owner reviews this Samsung television has an overall owner rating of 90%. Over 82% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 111,124 user and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Five people who bought the Samsung UE48JS8500 thought it was good quality.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Three people concluded that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

  • There are a load of settings and the picture can be tweaked a lot…
  • It sits on a sturdy stand which was fairly easy to assemble despite the screw fittings being slightly misaligned…
  • It also has a touch sensitive button that gives mouse control which makes navigating menus lots faster…
    GLH81 (Johnlewis.com) - December 2015
  • The picture and ease of use is fantastic with good enough sound not to need additional speakers…
  • Really easy to set up…

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good remote control.

Customers Report Good Audio Quality

Two owners said in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £895.00 it is more expensive than 79% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the UE48JS8500 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in July 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE48JS8500 of 48" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 45% of all televisions when sorted 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 television, which is the most frequently found resolution. TVs 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/QLED Technology

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

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3D

The UE48JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The UE48JS8500's thickness of 92.8mm is thicker than 95% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE48JS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung UE48JS8500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE48JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% 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 82% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE48JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports BD Wise. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Features Extended PVR

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

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE48JS8500 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48JS8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE48JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Motion Control

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung suhdue48js8500, samsung ue48js8500txzt, samsung ue48js8500txxu

Barcodes:

00635131626470, 08806086653435, 08806086653688, 08806086686983, 08806086727983, 08806086750066

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