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Samsung UE55F8000SL Review
|15 Reviews + 8 Awards|
|3 Years Old|
|£123 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 65?
It has marvellous expert reviews with an average expert rating of 91%, based on 15 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. 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 UE55F8000SL has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £123 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Only Full HD
Samsung UE55F8000SL In-Depth Analysis
Eight Industry Awards
Amongst TVs, this Samsung television is one of the most highly awarded by experts.
Another two expert review sites endorsed this TV. This Samsung TV received a "Silver" award from review site Toptenreviews.com who said it was great and the editor of website Expert Reviews thought that it was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award.
The writer at one other expert review site thought that this Samsung television was very good. This was from Soundandvision.com who gave it an "Top Pick".
Expert Reviews Are Excellent
Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews
Based on 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Fairly Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UE55F8000SL's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The Samsung UE55F8000SL is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The Samsung UE55F8000SL's thickness of only 34.9mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The UE55F8000SL supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Features Local Dimming
The Samsung UE55F8000SL features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The Samsung UE55F8000SL has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The UE55F8000SL's motion interpolation frequency of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 9% 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.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UE55F8000SL has a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.
Has a Child Lock
The UE55F8000SL has a child lock, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a child lock.
Features Extended PVR
The UE55F8000SL features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.
Has a Mounting Kit
The Samsung UE55F8000SL has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.
Supports BD Wise
The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Samsung UE55F8000SL has a built-in microphone. 99% of televisions do not have a built-in microphone.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The UE55F8000SL has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The UE55F8000SL has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.
Has a Camera Included
The UE55F8000SL has a camera included. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Energy Star Certified
The UE55F8000SL is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.
Features Voice Control
The UE55F8000SL features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The Samsung UE55F8000SL has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.
Supports Interactive TV
The UE55F8000SL supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.
The UE55F8000SL supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The UE55F8000SL supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The UE55F8000SL has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Supports Face Detection
The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.
The UE55F8000SL is a four loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.
The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Has a DVI Port
The UE55F8000SL has a DVI port. 97% of TVs do not have a DVI port.
Features Motion Control
The UE55F8000SL features motion control, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature motion control.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The UE55F8000SL supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the UE55F8000SL of 40W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The Samsung UE55F8000SL supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Samsung television has been on the market since July 2014.
Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the UE55F8000SL is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55F8000SL is £123.
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