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Samsung UE55H8000

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Samsung UE55H8000
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A multi award winning and good spec 55" Full HD TV, with low running costs
55" Full HD No 89.8mm Jun 2014 A+
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Samsung UE55H8000 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE55H8000 number 975 across all TVs.
91
Reviews
40 Reviews + 4 Awards
77
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£97 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 40 reviews. This TV has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus three other sites. 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 TVs 2018.
The UE55H8000 has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £97 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Clear motion rate minimises motion blur
Updated smart view connects your TV, devices and content
Immersive realism with samsung full HD 3d technology
Be entertained quicker with faster startup
All the excitement of the big match with football mode
Easier motion control with finger and hand gestures
Say a keyword to find it with voice interaction
Control your TV easily with voice commands
Your TV understands whole sentences of speech
Easy touchpad and motion control for your TV
Enjoy great gaming on your TV without a console
3D
Better performance with a powerful quad core plus processor
Curved design brings elegance and an immersive experience
Great multitasking with multi-link screen (dual)
Future ready
Ultimate optimisation for the very best picture quality
The art of the curve, designed for immersive viewing
Curved screen elevates the feeling of depth
See your mobile content on a large TV screen quickly and easily
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Only Full HD

Samsung UE55H8000 Video Reviews

Samsung UE55H8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

This Samsung TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs.

The experts at review websites Avforums.com, Techradar, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Trusted Reviews all endorse this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This television has an average expert rating of 79% based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and Digital Versus.

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Good User Reviews

This TV has an average user rating of 82% based on 22 user reviews. Over 72% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The UE55H8000 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55H8000 is £97.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE55H8000 in June 2014.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE55H8000's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE55H8000 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The UE55H8000 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The UE55H8000's thickness of 89.8mm is thicker than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 93% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE55H8000 of 40W is higher than 89% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55H8000 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UE55H8000 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE55H8000's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 16% of all televisions 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE55H8000 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS powers of TVs range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The subwoofer RMS power of the UE55H8000 of 20W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 68% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55H8000 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not feature motion control.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55H8000 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55H8000 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55H8000 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55H8000 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55H8000 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE55H8000 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55H8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE55H8000 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55H8000 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55H8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE55H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue55h8000stxxu, samsung ue55h8000szxzt

Barcodes:

08806086009348, 08806086009737, 08806086009744, 08806086011808, 08806086032797, 08806086048033

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