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Samsung UE55F8000ST

Samsung UE55F8000ST
90
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
90
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
4 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and astoundingly thin Full HD 55" TV, with a marvellous spec.
Full HD 55" Yes 34.9mm Jul 2014 A+
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have scored the Samsung UE55F8000ST as follows:

78

78
Kagoo Score
91
Brand Rating
90
Features
66
Age
91
Running Costs

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

Samsung is an excellent TV brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 7,424 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average 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?

90
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Larger than average display diagonal
Features OLED / QLED technology
3D
Very thin
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Miracast
Has a 2D-3D converter
Features voice control
Supports BD Wise
Has a game mode
Features extended PVR
Energy Star certified
Has a mounting kit
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Has a pair of 3D glasses included
Supports smartphones being used as a remote
Has an audio input for DVI
Faster than average motion interpolation frequency
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Supports interactive TV
Supports face detection
Higher than average RMS rated power
Has a built-in subwoofer
Supports timeshift
Has a built-in camera
Has an auto volume leveler
Has a child lock
Features motion control
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Has a built-in microphone
Has a camera included
Higher than average subwoofer RMS power
Full HD
Does not feature local dimming
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.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 43". The UE55F8000ST's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 18% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Features OLED / QLED Technology

The UE55F8000ST features OLED / QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE55F8000ST is 3D, unlike 80% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Very Thin
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The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 74mm. The UE55F8000ST's thickness of only 34.9mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 92% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The UE55F8000ST supports Wi-Fi. 53% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Miracast

The UE55F8000ST supports Miracast, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

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

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE55F8000ST does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that 82% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55F8000ST features voice control, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55F8000ST supports BD Wise, unlike 93% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55F8000ST has a game mode, unlike 73% of televisions which do not have a game mode.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55F8000ST features extended PVR, unlike 88% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE55F8000ST is Energy Star certified. 88% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55F8000ST has a mounting kit. 94% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55F8000ST supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55F8000ST has a pair of 3D glasses included. 88% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55F8000ST supports smartphones being used as a remote. 89% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE55F8000ST has an audio input for DVI. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55F8000ST of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 9% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 350Hz.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The UE55F8000ST supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 96% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE55F8000ST supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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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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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 1W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W. The UE55F8000ST's RMS rated power of 40W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 93% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Subwoofer

The UE55F8000ST has a built-in subwoofer. 92% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55F8000ST supports timeshift. 84% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has a Built-in Camera
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The UE55F8000ST has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55F8000ST has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a Child Lock

The UE55F8000ST has a child lock, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55F8000ST features motion control, unlike 98% of televisions which do not feature motion control.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55F8000ST supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Built-in Microphone

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

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Has a Camera Included

The Samsung UE55F8000ST has a camera included, unlike 100% of televisions which do not have a camera included.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the televisions the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The UE55F8000ST's subwoofer RMS power of 20W is higher than 65% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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66
Age

Release Date

This Samsung TV has been on the market since July 2014.

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91
Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE55F8000ST is typical compared to the other 7,424 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55F8000ST is £85.

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Electricity cost when switched on £84.05
Electricity cost when on standby £0.67
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.72
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Energy Rating
0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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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
Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
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 ue55f8000, UE55F8000STXXU, ue55f8000slxtk, ue55f8000atxru, ue55f8000slxxc

Barcodes

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

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