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Samsung UE55F8000SL

Samsung UE55F8000SL
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soundandvision.com Top Pick Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning and astoundingly thin thickness 55" Full HD television, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 6 further awards from other expert sites
55" Full HD 34.9mm Yes Jul 2014 A+
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Samsung UE55F8000SL Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Samsung UE55F8000SL as follows:
96
Reviews
16 Reviews + 8 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£78 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%, based on 16 reviews. This TV has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from Itc.ua plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Techradar.com/au/ plus one other site. 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 televisions 2018.
The UE55F8000SL has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £78 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:
Thinner than average
Social
Discover your special moments at the highest picture quality
Immaculate design of the f8000 encompasses an air of sophistication and luxury that adds to any home. its crisp metal finish and deep arc stand make this a distinctive masterpiece that exudes a feeling of effortless minimalism and elegance. the meticulous attention-to-detail ends in a work of art that is a truly sumptuous addition to any modern househ
Superior craftsmanship met with elegant minimalism
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>samsung's allshare creates a wireless home network so you can enjoy content from samsung compatible devices, like a PC or camera. now you can easily share content, ranging from photos videos and music, on your samsung smar
Photos, videos & music
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>enjoy a wide range of videos on demand with movie & TV shows. this page provides you with a quick and easy way to access all of your favorite movies and TV sh
Movies & TV shows
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>as soon as you turn on the TV, ON TV will recommend TV programs based on your tastes and viewing preferences. this useful feature will also allow you to watch just the things you enjoy, without going through the difficulties of channel surf
On TV
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>enjoy access to all of the apps you ve come to expect from a samsung smart TV by downloading through samsung apps. you will be able to store all of your favourite apps on apps p
Apps
popular contents<br>stay in the centre of your social circle with smart hub's social page. the social page lets you see your friends favourite video clips through facebook and twitter, and even allows you to make video calls through sk
All the excitement with samsung's all new smart hub. now, get immediate access to live TV recommendations based on your tastes and viewing preferences and get easy access to all your favourite apps, photos, videos and music. and what's even better is that you can share all this with your friends on facebook, twitter and even make video calls on skype. samsung's allshare creates a wireless home network for you to enjoy content from all samsung compatible devices. more features, double the fun.<br>* screen image picture is a representation and may not reflect actual user interface.<br>* content, TV services and capabilities may not be available in all region and territor
Larger than average display diagonal
The gateway to a revolutionary entertainment experience
no one in your family will miss their favourite shows with the twin tuner TV. by allowing you to watch two channels on two different devices, this feature lets you watch two of your favourite programmes at the same time, or allows a family member to watch his or her show while you enjoy yours. you can also watch two of your favourite shows simultaneously, or record any programme you want. no excuse to miss your favourite TV programmes on samsung smart
Enjoy two favourite channels simultaneously
His fast moving world it is hard to keep our technology up-to-date. smart evolution takes away this worry by helping you keep your smart TV up-to-date. the easily installed chipset upgrades the key components of your TV to make sure you can experience the most cutting-edge entertainment experience, without buying a new television.<br>* evolution kit, sold separately.<br>* evolution kit improvement levels are limited to year of launch and application availability.<br>* actual performance may vary and subject to model specs and hardware limitations.<br>* smart evolution kit pictured is a representation. does not reflect actual appeara
Samsung smart TV is an evolutionary TV
a revolutionary voice command recognition system and intuitive motion sensing, the samsung smart TV engages you in a futuristic and effortless entertainment experience. so when you want to relax, and you can t find the remote, all you need to say is "hi TV" or wave your hand and the f8000 will let you perform a variety of commands like change the channel and raise or lower the vol
The most advanced way to control your smart TV
Sing the right channel or finding the right movie doesn t have to be difficult; it should be easy. by understanding your entertainment preferences and viewing tastes, S recommendation intuitively recommends content for you to enjoy. waste no more time searching through the same TV line up or movies over and over, and watch shows that best appeal to you. the more you watch, the more the smart TV understands you there will always be something entertaining to watch.<br>* S recommendation may not be available without expressed consent regarding to the collection and use of personal information.<br>* certain features within smart TV services require internet access and may not be available based on service provider, language, dialect and reg
An entertainment experience tailored to you
in love with the TV all over again with the elegantly designed samsung LED TV series 8. built with an array of cutting-edge features, such as S recommendation with voice interaction, it allows you to casually ask your TV what you want to watch. for content viewed from sources like a USB or the web, the TV will select the right setting to produce the highest picture quality. and for an even more refined experience, micro dimming ultimate and full HD are designed to keep images looking brilli
Your favourite TV, now with personal recommendations
the elegant samsung f8000 series 8 LED TV, it's like you re experiencing TV for the first time. you can explore online content and get personal viewing recommendations. with samsung's smart interaction, you can change channels and more using simple voice and gesture commands. twin tuner TV technology also allows you to watch one channel on your TV while somebody else watches another on a different device. you can even renew the f8000 every year by installing a new smart evolution
Y the next level of picture quality with the new samsung smart TV. for perfect-looking images, samsung's intelligent viewing automatically optimises the picture based on its content type or source. and for an even more refined viewing experience, features like micro dimming ultimate and clear motion rate are designed to keep images looking brilliant. get such image clarity with wide colour enhancer plus and full HD 1080p and enjoy streaming videos in high-quality with web clear V
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

78
Watching Films
Very Good
80
Playing Games
Excellent

How Big is the Samsung UE55F8000SL?

The Samsung UE55F8000SL is 1,224.2mm wide and 707.2mm tall. It is 34.9mm thick and weighs 16.8kg.

Samsung UE55F8000SL front dimensions
Samsung UE55F8000SL size in context

Samsung UE55F8000SL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

This television is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the TVs.

The editors of three expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this TV. This was from Itc.ua, Techradar and Futurelooks.com who gave it an "Recommended".

The authors at websites Techradar.com/au/ and Trusted Reviews both concluded that this Samsung TV was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this TV. The editor of website Toptenreviews.com said that this Samsung TV was great and gave it a "Silver" award and the editor of website Expert Reviews gave it a "Best Buy" award and thought it was a sensible purchase.

One other expert review site concluded that this television was very good. This was from Soundandvision.com who gave it an "Top Pick".

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on 16 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and PC Mag the average expert rating of this TV is 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this Samsung TV is one of the very best TVs.

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Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The UE55F8000SL is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55F8000SL is £78.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since July 2014.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE55F8000SL's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 76% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Thinner Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the UE55F8000SL of only 34.9mm is thinner than 90% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The UE55F8000SL is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Face Detection

The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports face detection, unlike 98% of televisions which do not support face detection.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The UE55F8000SL supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UE55F8000SL is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55F8000SL supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55F8000SL supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Miracast

The UE55F8000SL supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The UE55F8000SL has a built-in microphone. 99% of televisions do not have a built-in microphone.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55F8000SL has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55F8000SL has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Voice Control

The UE55F8000SL features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55F8000SL features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The UE55F8000SL's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 5% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55F8000SL has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE55F8000SL has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE55F8000SL features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55F8000SL of 1,200Hz is faster than 90% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55F8000SL supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Has a DVI Port

The UE55F8000SL has a DVI port, which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not have a DVI port.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The UE55F8000SL's subwoofer RMS power of 20W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 74% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Has a Camera Included

The UE55F8000SL has a camera included, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Has a Child Lock

The UE55F8000SL has a child lock. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE55F8000SL has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE55F8000SL has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55F8000SL features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE55F8000SL supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the UE55F8000SL which has four loudspeakers.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55F8000SL supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55F8000SL has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue55f8000, UE55F8000STXXU, ue55f8000slxxc, ue55f8000stxxh, cykf550dslv1h, ue55f8000at, ue55f8000sz

Barcodes:

08806071207001, 08806085438477, 08806085439023, 08806085444881, 08806085447141, 08806085449053, 08806085457010, 08806085461741

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