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Samsung UE48JS9000

£749.00
48" 4K Ultra HD Curved Apr 2015
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £195.72 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Good high def TV
A bit expensive
37 Reviews + 6 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended - Best in Class
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs of a comparable age and spec.

The editors of websites Hdtvtest.co.uk, Lydogbillede.dk and Avforums.com all said that this Samsung TV was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites liked this television. This TV received a Trusted Reviews "Recommended" award and it received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award.

The author at one more expert review site said that this 4K and 8K TV was good. This television received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this TV is 88%. This means that television experts think this television is one of the better comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

Excellent Owner Reviews

UE48JS9000 owners on average rated this television as fantastic. 12 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 47,387 expert and owner reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

The Remote and One Connect Box Are Thoughtful

Two customers thought the product had a good remote control. Website Stuff.tv said in their review of this TV last year “The remote and One Connect box are thoughtful” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Price

A Bit Expensive

Three people who bought the Samsung UE48JS9000 concluded that it was expensive. Website Stuff.tv mentioned “A bit pricey”. They also wrote “It's fairly expensive” in their review. Expert review site Avforums.com mentioned “We've already had the good fortune to have been presented with early looks at the UE65JS9500”.

A Bit Pricey

Three people who bought the Samsung UE48JS9000 concluded that it was expensive. Website Stuff.tv mentioned “A bit pricey”. They also wrote “It's fairly expensive” in their review.

Expert review site Avforums.com mentioned “We've already had the good fortune to have been presented with early looks at the UE65JS9500”.


Design

Flawless Motion Handling Capabilities, Superb Black Levels

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE48JS9000 was easy to handle. Website Stuff.tv said “Flawless motion handling capabilities, superb black levels” in their review of this TV. Expert website Gadgets.ndtv.com wrote “With fantastic picture boosted by some of the best motion handling a” in their review of this TV and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers said that this TV was easy to use. Mr. Benjamin J. Webber said on expert review site Amazon “You can turn it off to standby easily with the remote control.” in his review of this TV. He also mentioned “The TIZEN system is easy to use and a lot of apps are there” in his review.

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Amazing Design

Two people who purchased it thought it was well designed. Website Stuff.tv said “Amazing design”. Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Expert review site T3.com wrote “Stylish enough to reassure you that the three grand you just dropped was money well spent” in their review of this TV.

Spectacular Picture Quality

Six customers concluded that it was good quality. Website Stuff.tv wrote “Spectacular picture quality”. They also said “Looks fantastic, well designed” in their review. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “The JS9000's picture quality is gorgeous” in their review of this TV.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is B. The UE48JS9000 is typical compared to the other 314 TVs of a similar spec and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE48JS9000 is £196.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 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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Good High Def TV

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned “UHD refers to Ultra High Definition, which is another way to say 4K, or a screen with 3840x2160 pixels” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Harry D. wrote in his review of this TV “HD looks great and 4k even better”.

48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inches television.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the UE55JU7500 (£629.99) (55" and cheaper), or the UE55JU7000 (£579.99) (55" and cheaper) both from Samsung.

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Deep Blacks

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. Website Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of this TV “High contrast”. Expert review site Reviewed.com said “During CES in January, Samsung made some weighty claims about its new "S-UHD" line—4K TVs capable of color and contrast capabilities well beyond standard LCD performance” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “The display is capable of delivering deep blacks, accurate greyscale, high motion clarity, ultra-low in”.

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE48JS9000 had good picture quality. Jodies gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Wonderful picture quality, really pleased with this purchase”. Amazon Customer said on expert website Amazon “Superb picture quality n does exactly what it says on the tin !”. They also mentioned “Great TV Picture quality awesome” in their review.

Three customers said in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Website Stuff.tv wrote “Excellent colours” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Mr. Benjamin J. Webber mentioned on expert website Amazon “The picture quality, detail and colours is superb”.

Two owners who bought this TV wrote that it had image blurring. Harry D. mentioned “Again, motion blur is the best I have seen that wasn't an OLED tv” in his review of this TV. He also said “I recently purchased the KS8000 from john lewis for £1500 and was extremely disappointed the motion blur was horrendous, watching football was painful” in his review.

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Audio

Clear Sound

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Website Stuff.tv rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said “Clear sound” in their review of the Samsung UE48JS9000. Phil wrote two years ago “Great picture and sound reproduction - Superb for watching films, sports” in his review of this TV. Mr. Benjamin J. Webber rated it 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “An excellent Premium TV, with a nice look, Excellent picture and good sound” in his review of this TV.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE48JS9000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Samsung released the UE48JS9000.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE48JS9000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think cheaper televisions such as the UE55HU8500 (£649.99), and the UE55JU7500 (£629.99) both from Samsung are also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 55UF770 (£749) is also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE48JS9000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE48JS9000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The UE48JS9000 features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Features Voice Control

The UE48JS9000 features voice control, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48JS9000 supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support BD Wise.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE48JS9000 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE48JS9000 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE48JS9000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE48JS9000 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE48JS9000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE48JS9000 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE48JS9000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thick

The depths of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV range from 10mm to 100mm. With a depth of 94.4 millimeters, the UE48JS9000 has one of the thickest depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99) (92.9mm and cheaper); or the LG 55UF950 (£929) (47.6mm and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers product samsungue48js9000, samsung ue48js9000openbox, samsung ue48js9000lxxn, samsung ue48js9000txxu, product ue48js9000
Barcodes 08806086649827, 08806086677646, 08806086724715, 08806086799393

Samsung UE48JS9000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE48JS9000 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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