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Samsung UE55F9000

soundandvision.com Top Pick Techradar Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
55" Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
Get ready for a new viewing experience. With the latest technology and sleek modern minimalistic design, the Samsung F9000 UHD TV brings cutting edge features and design to your home. Stunning... More
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21 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst televisions of a comparable age and type, this TV is one of the most highly awarded by TV experts.

This 4K and 8K TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Trusted Reviews and Techradar, both of which said that this Samsung TV was superb.

The reviewers at Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both decided that this TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This Samsung television received a "Best Buy" from Homecinemachoice.com who wrote that this TV was good.

01net.com gave this TV a "4 Star" award and Soundandvision.com gave it a "Top Pick" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this television has an average expert rating of 86%.

Good High Def TV

Some people mentioned that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Samsung's F9000 series represents an exceptionally promising 4K Ultra HD debut for the South Korean TV manufacturer” in their Samsung UE55F9000 review. Three years ago expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote in their review of this TV “With a resolution of 3840 x 2160—four times as many pixels as in standard HD—Samsung's UN65F9000 is one of the first so-called Ultra HD sets to hit the market”. Soundandvision.com also wrote “Source material for Ultra HD is scarce today”.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions manufactured by Samsung.

Good Picture Quality

Three customers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One Samsung UE55F9000 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching standard definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some Samsung UE55F9000 owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55F9000 had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago G. Baird scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “Even more spectacularly with 3D content” in their Samsung UE55F9000 review.

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung UE55F9000 reviewers thought the product was good quality. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website CNET.com “Despite excellent all-around picture quality” but they rated it 3 stars. Expert website Digitalversus.com scored this TV 4 stars and mentioned “The UE65F9000 is another good Samsung TV with accurate image quality, good contrast”.

Robust

One Samsung UE55F9000 owner said that the product was well made. G. Baird scored it very highly and mentioned “Standard definition pictures are very solid”. One Samsung UE55F9000 reviewer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was reliable. Three years ago G. Baird mentioned “I moved from a trusty Panasonic Vieira 3D plasma” in their review of this TV.

Good Sound Quality

Some Samsung UE55F9000 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE55F9000 agreed that it had good sound quality. Three years ago G. Baird mentioned “This connects wonderfully to the TV and delivers warm and rich sounds” in their review of the Samsung UE55F9000. G. Baird also wrote “A soundbar or connection to a separate sound system is naturally recommended”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE55F9000 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Malcolm J. Huson said on Amazon “It is easy to set up and you get great performance” in his Samsung UE55F9000 review.

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design.

Good Standard Def TV

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good at displaying standard definition TV.

Good Size

One customer wrote that the Samsung UE55F9000 was thin. Techradar.com wrote “Its slender design delivers an attractive alternative to the bigge” in their Samsung UE55F9000 review.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE55F9000 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE55F9000 do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the LG 65EC970[plb_2451190_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Samsung UE55F9000 has a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years, the Samsung UE55F9000 supports smart TV.

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Three RF Ports Quantitys

The UE55F9000 has more RF ports quantitys than most of the televisions of this spec and age. Most of the televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE55F9000 only have between one and two RF ports quantitys, however this Samsung TV has three RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 8W and the highest is 120W. The RMS rated power of the UE55F9000 of 70 Watts is one of the highest amongst 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE55F9000.

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Very High Subwoofer RMS Power

At 70 Watts, the Samsung UE55F9000 has a very high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE55F9000. The average subwoofer RMS power of comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE55F9000 is 21W.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The UE55F9000 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than the 1080p supported video modes supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

A 2160p supported video modes is in fact the best supported video mode across all televisions of a comparable type and age to the UE55F9000.

The worst supported video mode amongst similar types of television is 480p.

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Light

When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE55F9000, the weight of the UE55F9000 of only 2.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE55F9000 have weights of between 2.2kg and 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg.

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4 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Several Samsung UE55F9000 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was not good value for money. Expert website Cnet.com said “The Samsung UNF9000 4K TV offers almost no improvement over cheaper 1080p TVs that cost thousands less” in their review. Four years ago expert website Reviewed.com said “It's pricey.” nonetheless they still rated it 4 stars. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote three years ago “It has put hefty price tags on most of them” in their review of the Samsung UE55F9000.

One Samsung UE55F9000 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it was not cheap. Three years ago Haydn Barton mentioned “This is an expensive TV”.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE55F9000 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE55F9000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE55F9000 have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 46W and 140W. At 117 Watts, the UE55F9000 has a quite high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55F9000.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55F9000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of B, and the UE55F9000 has an average 5 year running cost of £254 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 116 televisions of this age and type.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over three years.

Average Depth

The UE55F9000 has a relatively standard depth (38.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
Control Type
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Clock Function
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
Power Cord Included
USB Ports Quantity
Wireless Connection

7 Awards

soundandvision.com Top Pick Techradar Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(36)
2 May 2014

May 2nd, 2014, In Reviews, Television Sets, by Mike OsadciwIntending on outperforming all other models in their LCD (LED-backlit) lineup, Samsung?s flagship 65? 2160p UHDTV television delivers the... Read more…

3 February 2014

Whims and fancies apart, the 55? and 65? sizes of the Samsung F9000 series carry the best in class UHD screen along with the whole gamut of smart TV features that take the TV watching experience...

24 January 2014

As with all of the new Ultra HD sets, the Samsung might not give you everything that the future of the technology will throw at it, but for now it's an exceptional performer...

Soundandvision.com

12 December 2013

You now have a brand new method of showing your friends and neighbors how rich you are, without saying a word. The Samsung F9000 series Ultra High Definition TV with its 65-inches of 4K glory. For... Read more…

17 November 2013

Samsung's F9000 is an outstanding television. Then again, so is the F8000, which happens to cost about $1,700 less online. The big differences are the ability to take advantage of 4K material when...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 29 May 2014 by Malcolm J. Huson
(Verified Purchase)

It is easy to set up and you get great performance. I love the way all your cables connect to an external box rather than the back of the TV.

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by David Elsom
(Verified Purchase)

This is the best picture I have ever seen. The depth of colour and sharpness receives complements from visitors all the time!

Reviewed 27 March 2014 by Haydn Barton
(Verified Purchase)

This is an expensive TV but it really is good. It's the best picture I have ever seen on a TV and that's the most Important thing. Will I ever use all its functions? Not sure yet but I will try... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2014 by G. Baird | 5 Comments

I purchased this utter stunner about 2 weeks ago and I have barely left the house as a result. Standard definition pictures are very solid but your love affair begins with the introduction of blu... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Em "Em"
(Verified Purchase)

This is the most amazing TV worth every penny. We have an older Samsung 6 series 3D and thought it could not be beaten. The ultra HD4K compared to the series 6 is like going back to analogue. ... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £251.58
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £253.41
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Energy Rating
1.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55f9000, samsung ue55f9000s, samsung ue55f9000st, samsung ue55f9000sz, samsung ue55f9000szx, samsung ue55f9000stx, samsung ue55f9000stxx, samsung ue55f9000szxz, samsung ue55f9000szxzt, samsung ue55f9000stxxu
Barcodes 05060027200062, 08806085758285, 08806085760608, 08806085762411, 08806085762428, 08806085764200, 08806085764750

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