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Samsung UE55F8000ST

Samsung UE55F8000ST
97
Reviews
128 Reviews + 22 Awards
90
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
66
Age
5 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An enormous OLED / QLED technology and multi award winning full hd 55" TV, with an Editor's Choice award from eight expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites and an amazingly thin 34.9mm thickness. It is 3D, has a game mode, features voice control and supports Picture-in-Picture. Owners report that this TV has brilliant picture quality, good features and it's very well designed.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (55")
Features OLED / QLED technology
3D
Thinner than average (34.9mm)
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Techradar Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
55"
34.9mm
THICK
£85
OVER 5 YEARS
A+
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81

Kagoo Score
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81

With outstanding reviews and very low running costs, we have scored the Samsung UE55F8000ST as follows:

81

81
Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
90
Features
70
Popularity
0
Value for Money
66
Age
91
Running Costs

81

81
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

owners report that it has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 128 reviews. This TV has received 22 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Techradar plus seven other sites and a "Silver" award from Toptenreviews.com plus two other sites.
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.
The UE55F8000ST has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Large display diagonal
The gateway to a revolutionary entertainment experience
Superior craftsmanship met with elegant minimalism
Photos, videos & music
Movies & TV shows
On TV
Apps
Social

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

97
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (128 reviews)

55%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
71 Reviews
4 Stars
25 Reviews
3 Stars
2 Reviews
2 Stars
0 Reviews
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8 Editor's Choice Awards

This TV has received eight Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and technologyx.com.
Editor's Choice from Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice from Techradar Editor's Choice from technologyx.com Editor's Choice from techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice from Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice from CNET.com.au Editor's Choice from Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice from Overclockersonline.net

3 Best Buy Awards

This TV has received a Best Buy Award from expert review sites Expert Reviews, itproportal.com and homecinemachoice.com.
Best Buy from Expert Reviews Best Buy from itproportal.com Best Buy from homecinemachoice.com

11 Further Awards

It's received 11 Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Pocket Lint, pcactual.com and itc.ua.
Recommended from Pocket Lint Recommended from pcactual.com Recommended from itc.ua Highly Recommended from hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended from avforums.com Highly Recommended from flatpanelshd.com Silver Award from hardware.info Silver from uk.hardware.info Silver from toptenreviews.com 5 Star from muycomputer.com Top Pick from soundandvision.com

What Are People Saying About the Samsung UE55F8000ST?

Picture Quality
58
3
Smart Features
13
4
Features
24
0
Sound Quality
15
0
Design
31
12
Stand
8
0
Ease of Use
23
4
3d Quality
10
0
High Definition Quality
9
0
Price
6
8
Size and Weight
5
0
Support
4
0
Watching Films
1
0
Webcam
0
1
Remote Control
1
0
8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Not Reasonably Priced

Eight people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST was expensive.

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Expensive
8 people agree
No people disagree
  • ... schemes and a host of well thought out web-connected features. It is prohibitively expensive though, and we'd happily save some cash by...
    techdigest.tv 7 May 2013
  • ... and UNES8000, produced "just O... The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features and picture quality...The ...
    CNET.com 19 Jun 2013
  • ... thin, quick, has a great picture, and is chock-full of features. It is quite expensive, though, and the plenitude of options can be overw...Great picture. ...
    pcworld.co.nz 19 May 2013
  • ... thin, quick, has a great picture, and is chock-full of features. It is quite expensive, though, and the plenitude of options can be overw...Great picture. ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 19 May 2013
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    Bad Value for Money
    4 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Six People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Five people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST was very thin.

  • ... flagship 2013 LED LCD television, the UA55F8000 crams all the company’s top tier technology into a super thin (35mm) panel.Don’t let that dimension ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 5 May 2013
  • ... Incredibly smart, with very good basic TV performance as well, and an elegantly thin panel. And it won't be left behind for the next few years if you want ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 5 May 2013
  • ... natural-language voice commands, gesture control and much m... Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions ...
    CNET.com.au 22 May 2013
  • ... since 2010, Samsung has been an easy go-to for top-end LED TVs. They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great, and have a wealth of ground-breaking ...
    pcworld.co.nz 19 May 2013
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Good Design

    More than 20 people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST was really well designed and was good-looking. Two people also thought that it was smooth.

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    Really Well Designed
    25 people agree
    7 people disagree
  • ... gesture control and much m... Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition ...
    CNET.com.au 22 May 2013
  • ... Samsung has produced its best ever TV with the Series 8 F8000 by expertly combining sleek design with cutting edge technology that can be enjoyed for years.What ...
    techguide.com.au 26 Jul 2013
  • ... controls.The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func... Samsung has produced its best ever TV with ...
    techguide.com.au 26 Jul 2013
  • ... pan... If you're in the market for a new TV, love your content and appreciate beautiful design, you can't go further than the F8000 Smart TV. It's beautiful, ...
    gizmodo.com.au 4 Jul 2013
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    Good-Looking
    21 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Smooth
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Most People Thought the Samsung UE55F8000ST Was Hard to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had bad controls and several people thought that it also had a bad interface, was difficult to handle and to setup.

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    Has Bad Controls
    19 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • ... control. Smart interface can confuse. Poor picture presets. Gesturevoice controls are unconvincing. Very wide stand design.
    Techradar 19 Mar 2013
  • ... and beautifully presented Smart TV features. Gesture and voice controls still frustrate at times. Samsung's Android and iOS app could be better. No picture ...
    Trusted Reviews 8 Mar 2013
  • ... touches. Some aspects of the interface are rather inscrutable, gesturemotion controls don't convince, and a moviefriendly picture preset would help.
    tech.uk.msn.com 27 Mar 2013
  • ... picture clarity. Amazing Smart Portal, Android app intergation. Voice and gesture controls. No effective picture presets. Wide stand.
    T3.com 30 Jun 2013
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    Has a Bad Interface
    7 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Difficult to Handle
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Difficult to Setup
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Difficult to Use
    2 people agree
    7 people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    Over 30 people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had good features and two people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

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    Has Good Features
    36 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • ... class-leading 3D images and outstanding 2D images with a huge, cutting edge feature count and even – honestly!- some startlingly good audio...Irresistible ...
    Trusted Reviews 8 Mar 2013
  • ... in every department. Drop-dead gorgeous looks, an extensive and sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source and a new operating ...
    itproportal.com 8 Apr 2013
  • ... in Samsung's market-leading TV crown. It boasts a cutting-edge feature set which includes second-generation voice and gesture control, updated smart-TV ...
    techadvisor.co.uk 4 Jul 2013
  • ... add up to the best... A stunning screen and smarter features have thrown down the gauntlet for TVs in 2013...Great looks on and off screen. Decent sound. ...
    stuff.tv 31 Mar 2013
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    Has a Powerful Motor
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought the Samsung UE55F8000ST Had a Large Capacity
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    7 Out of 10 People Thought This TV Had a Good Picture Quality

    More than 60 people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had very good picture quality and more than 10 people thought that it also had a good screen. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it had an outstanding contrast ratio, really displayed blacks well and had good colour saturation.

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    Has Excellent Picture Quality
    63 people agree
    15 people disagree
  • ... astonishing style, as Samsung flexes its muscles to produce easily its best picture quality yet from a TV frame so small that you mostly forget it's there. ...
    Techradar 19 Mar 2013
  • ... experience were you looking to p... The UE55F8000 is a real stunner, with magnificent picture quality, surprisingly good speakers, a raft of useful control ...
    techdigest.tv 7 May 2013
  • Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture and voice controls.The ...
    techguide.com.au 26 Jul 2013
  • ... gorgeous looks, an extensive and sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source and a new operating system that oozes user-friendliness. ...
    itproportal.com 8 Apr 2013
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has a Good Screen
    18 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Contrast Ratio
    6 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Displays Blacks Well
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought it Had Good Sound Quality

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had very good sound quality.

  • ... UE55F8000 is a real stunner, with magnificent picture quality, surprisingly good speakers, a raft of useful control schemes and a host of well thought ...
    techdigest.tv 7 May 2013
  • ... with a huge, cutting edge feature count and even – honestly!- some startlingly good audio...Irresistible design. Outstanding 2D and 3D picture quality. ...
    Trusted Reviews 8 Mar 2013
  • ... improved smart features, a friendlier user experience, and a definite step up in both sound and picture performance. But it's not flawless: the motion ...
    whathifi.com 11 Sep 2013
  • ... speakers when there's a film on but for day-to-day use, the inbuilt speakers are perfectly acceptable and they achieve a remarkab.
    Stephen - Amazon.co.uk 22 Oct 2013
  • Over 10 People Thought it Was Good for Watching TV and Films in 3D

    Several people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had a good 3D picture quality and had good 3d glasses.

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    Has a Good 3D Picture Quality
    11 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... aggress... While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality. However, the only ...
    Avmax.tech2.in.com - Avmax.tech2.in.com 8 Oct 2013
  • The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range. The 46-inch Samsung UE46F8000ST featured here is joined by the 40-inch UE40F8000ST, ...
    T3.com 30 Jun 2013
  • ... some startlingly good audio...Irresistible design. Outstanding 2D and 3D picture quality. Comprehensive and beautifully presented Smart TV features. Gesture ...
    Trusted Reviews 8 Mar 2013
  • ... UE55F8000's styling alone won't be enough to... Terrific and stable 2D and 3D picture quality, sophisticated Smart UI. Unhelpful picture presets, dark ...
    homecinemachoice.com 6 Sep 2013
  • View All Reviews About 3D
    Has Good 3d Glasses
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    6 Out of 10 People Thought the Samsung UE55F8000ST Had Good Smart Features

    Several people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had superb smart functions and was brilliant for browsing.

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    Has Brilliant Smart Functions
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... It shared pride of... We really like the Samsung: it's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features, a friendlier user experience, and a definite step ...
    whathifi.com 11 Sep 2013
  • ... flawless: the motion and voice controls are far from perfect, and...Fantastic smart features. Natural colour. Sharp, defined detail. Inky blacks. Voice ...
    whathifi.com 11 Sep 2013
  • ... natural voice recognition and gesture controls...Great picture. Innovation smart functions. Easy navigation. Elegant design. High price. Base needs a wide ...
    CNET.com.au 22 May 2013
  • In this review Voice control Motion control User interface and EPG Design and connections Smart TV system Audio quality 2D picture quality 3D picture quality ...
    CNET.co.uk 4 Jul 2013
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    Brilliant for Browsing
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Seven People Thought it Had a Good Remote Control

    Seven people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had an excellent remote control.

  • ... Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive remote, voice and motion controls, the Evolution Kit, as well as...
    technologyx.com 22 Feb 2014
  • ... Outstanding picture quality. Sophisticated online features. Excellent touchpad remote control. Smart interface can confuse. Poor picture presets. Gesturevoice ...
    techradar.com/au/ 18 Mar 2013
  • ... Outstanding picture quality. Sophisticated online features. Excellent touchpad remote control. Smart interface can confuse. Poor picture presets. Gesturevoice ...
    Techradar 19 Mar 2013
  • In this review Voice control Motion control User interface and EPG Design and connections Smart TV system Audio quality 2D picture quality 3D picture quality ...
    CNET.co.uk 4 Jul 2013
  • The Majority of Customers Thought This TV Had a Bad Stand

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST had a bad stand.

  • ... confuse. Poor picture presets. Gesturevoice controls are unconvincing. Very wide stand design.
    Techradar 19 Mar 2013
  • ... confuse. Poor picture presets. Gesturevoice controls are unconvincing. Very wide stand design.
    techradar.com/au/ 18 Mar 2013
  • ... intergation. Voice and gesture controls. No effective picture presets. Wide stand.
    T3.com 30 Jun 2013
  • ... from any source. Slick operating system. Hit and miss voice control. Needs wide TV stand. Price.
    itproportal.com 8 Apr 2013
  • One Person Thought it Did Not Have a Good Webcam
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    Many People Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    Seven people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST was superb at displaying high definition TV.

  • ... Smart HDTV in our hands for some time... The Samsung F8000 family has celebrated success as the best HDTV available and our investigation supports this. ...
    technologyx.com 22 Feb 2014
  • ... jewel in its LED TV selection is the Samsung F8000 series. With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture and a fast quad-core processor, this TV has the horsepower ...
    toptenreviews.com 21 Nov 2013
  • The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today. Gorgeously designed and generously appointed, it's a screen which ...
    Pocket Lint 29 May 2013
  • Excellent tv brilliant 2D picture amazing HD picture really good 3D picture much brighter than the 7000 series really fast internet connection (I have it hardwired not tried wireless)really stylish design have used Samsung TV's for many years ...
    Dek08 - Amazon.co.uk 8 Jan 2014
  • Some People Thought it Was Good for Watching Films

    Two people thought that the Samsung UE55F8000ST was good for watching films.

  • ... functionaliti... Returning to motion, it's also great not to see any obvious judder beyond what might be natural to a movie source. In fact, using the ...
    smarthouse.com.au 14 Apr 2013
  • ... out of a TV like this. Just like the F7000, in ord...Faithful colours in Movie mode (average Delta E 1.9). Good contrast. Virtually no crosstalk in 3D ...
    Digital Versus 11 Aug 2013
  • How Good Are Samsung TVs?

    90
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Features OLED / QLED technology
    3D
    Thinner than average
    Supports Picture-in-Picture
    Supports timeshift
    Features voice control
    Has a game mode
    Has a built-in camera
    Has a smartphone remote app
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Features motion control
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Supports Miracast
    Has an ethernet port
    Has an auto volume leveler
    Has a desktop stand included
    Supports interactive TV
    Has a mounting kit
    Has an audio input for DVI
    Fast motion interpolation frequency
    Supports BD Wise
    Has a built-in microphone
    Features extended PVR
    Has a child lock
    Has a camera included
    Energy Star certified
    High RMS rated power
    Has a pair of 3D glasses included
    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
    Has a 2D-3D converter
    Has a built-in subwoofer
    Supports face detection
    Only full hd
    Does not feature local dimming

    What the Reviews Say

    Six people thought it was a good size
    8 out of 10 people thought it had a good design
    9 out of 10 owners thought it had good technical features
    7 out of 10 people thought this TV had a good picture quality
    Over 10 people thought it had good sound quality
    Over 10 people thought it was good for watching TV and films in 3D
    6 out of 10 people thought the Samsung UE55F8000ST had good smart features
    Seven people thought it had a good remote control
    Many people thought it was good at displaying high definition TV
    Most people thought the Samsung UE55F8000ST was hard to use
    The majority of customers thought this TV had a bad stand
    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.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the UE55F8000ST of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 27% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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    Features OLED / QLED Technology

    The UE55F8000ST features OLED / QLED technology. 97% of televisions do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    3D

    The UE55F8000ST is 3D. 80% of televisions are not 3D.

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    Thinner Than Average
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    The thinnest thickness of televisions is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm. The UE55F8000ST's thickness of only 34.9mm is thinner than 93% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Picture-in-Picture
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    The Samsung UE55F8000ST supports Picture-in-Picture. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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    Supports Timeshift
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    The UE55F8000ST supports timeshift, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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    Features Voice Control
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    The UE55F8000ST features voice control. 85% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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    Has a Game Mode
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    The UE55F8000ST has a game mode. 66% of televisions do not have a game mode.

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    Has a Built-in Camera
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    The Samsung UE55F8000ST has a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.

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    Has a Smartphone Remote App
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    The Samsung UE55F8000ST has a smartphone remote app, unlike 84% of TVs which do not have a smartphone remote app.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UE55F8000ST supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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    Features Motion Control
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    The UE55F8000ST features motion control, unlike 97% of televisions which do not feature motion control.

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The UE55F8000ST supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 71% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Does Not Feature Local Dimming

    The Samsung UE55F8000ST does not feature local dimming. 78% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Miracast
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    The Samsung UE55F8000ST supports Miracast, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The UE55F8000ST has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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    Has an Auto Volume Leveler
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    The UE55F8000ST has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The UE55F8000ST has a desktop stand included, unlike 55% of TVs which do not have a desktop stand included.

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    Supports Interactive TV

    The Samsung UE55F8000ST supports interactive TV. 94% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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    Has a Mounting Kit

    The UE55F8000ST has a mounting kit, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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    Has an Audio Input for DVI

    The UE55F8000ST has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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    Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

    Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 4,300Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 410Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UE55F8000ST of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 12% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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    Supports BD Wise

    The Samsung UE55F8000ST supports BD Wise, unlike 92% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.

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    Has a Built-in Microphone

    The Samsung UE55F8000ST has a built-in microphone, unlike 99% of TVs which do not have a built-in microphone.

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    Features Extended PVR

    The UE55F8000ST features extended PVR. 85% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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    Has a Child Lock

    The UE55F8000ST has a child lock. 89% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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    Has a Camera Included

    The UE55F8000ST has a camera included, unlike 99% of televisions which do not have a camera included.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UE55F8000ST is Energy Star certified. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 520W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Samsung UE55F8000ST's RMS rated power of 40W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is higher than 91% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

    The UE55F8000ST has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

    The UE55F8000ST supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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    Has a 2D-3D Converter

    The Samsung UE55F8000ST has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 89% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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    Has a Built-in Subwoofer
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    The UE55F8000ST has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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    Supports Face Detection

    The UE55F8000ST supports face detection, unlike 99% of televisions which do not support face detection.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UE55F8000ST has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 1,283 across all TVs.
    0
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UE55F8000ST (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

    Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money

    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 people thought it was not reasonably priced
    66
    Age

    Samsung UE55F8000ST Release Date

    July 2014

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    Running Costs

    Samsung UE55F8000ST Running Costs

    This television has an efficiency rating of A+, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE55F8000ST will cost £85 over 5 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £84
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    Europen European Energy Rating
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    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    Samsung UE55F8000ST Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    2D-3D Converter
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Comb Filter
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Supported Video Mode
    Aspect Ratio
    3D Technology
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
    Screen Format Adjustments
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Features
    Automatic Shut Off
    Audio
    Built-in Subwoofer
    Subwoofer RMS Power
    Auto Volume Leveler
    RMS Rated Power
    Loudspeaker
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio System
    Dolby Technology
    Audio Decoders
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Interactive TV
    Internet TV
    Timeshift
    Lifestyle Apps
    Smart TV
    Smart Modes
    Other Features
    Power LED
    Wireless Connection
    Quick Start
    AC Adapter Included
    Design
    On/off Switch
    Swivelling
    Wall Mountable
    LED Indicators
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Input Frequency
    Power Consumption (PowerSave)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Input Voltage
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    TV Tuner
    Auto Channel Search
    Tuner Type
    Digital Signal Format System
    Tuner
    Performance
    Built-in Camera
    Smartphone Remote App
    Built-in Microphone
    Game Mode
    Child Lock
    BD Wise
    Digital Video Recording (DVR)
    Face Detection
    Local Dimming
    Extended PVR
    Teletext Function
    Clock Function
    Picture Processing Technology
    Packaging Content
    Pair of 3D Glasses Included
    Desktop Stand Included
    Handheld Remote Control
    Camera Included
    Mounting Kit
    Batteries Included
    3D Glasses Quantity
    Cables Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Manual
    Warranty Card
    Quick Installation Guide
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Miracast
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    Picture-in-Picture
    On/Off Timer
    Voice Control
    Sleep Timer
    Firmware Upgradeable
    Motion Control
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Number of OSD Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    Common Interface (CI) Slot
    Audio Input for DVI
    DVI Port
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Headphone Outputs
    Digital Audio Coaxial Out
    Common Interface Plus (CI+)
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    SCART Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    PC Audio in
    Composite Video in
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Version
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Remote (IR) Output
    Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung ue55f8000st, UE55F8000STXXU, ue55f8000slxtk, ue55f8000atxru, ue55f8000slxxc

    Barcodes

     05053354677836,  08806071207001,  08806085438477,  08806085439023,  08806085444881,  08806085447141,  08806085449053,  08806085456907,  08806085457010,  08806085461741

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