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Samsung UE55H8000

55" Full HD Curved Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £126.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good technical features
Relatively expensive
36 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Television experts rave about this television and have given it four awards.

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

Expert Reviews Are Average

Eighteen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and Digital Versus have rated this television on average 79 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 22 owner reviews this large display diagonal TV has an overall owner rating of 82 out of 100. 8 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 47,387 expert and owner reviews (including 2,157 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its large display diagonal televisions compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Relatively Expensive

Four customers agreed that the product was not expensive. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Might feel expensive once its rivals are out” in their review of this TV but despite that they still gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this TV “Relatively expensive”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Although it's pricey” however despite that they still gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Three people said in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Digital Versus rated the product 3 stars out of 5 and wrote “It's not a total deal breaker for the untrained eye”. Three years ago expert review site Whathifi.com said “A couple of years ago a Full HD 65in set costing just over £3000 would have been seen as a bargain” however despite that they gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Johnson mentioned “For the price of one K, can't complain” but despite that he scored the product 5 stars out of 5.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the UE55H8000 has an average running cost of £127 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 290 comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.


Features

Good Technical Features

Five customers who purchased this TV mentioned that it had good features. Expert website Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “It's a curved screen with the best picutre quality features for a 1080p display in Samsung's 2014 lineup”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Supremely stylish and bursting with features” in their review of this TV. Claus Heinrich scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV two years ago “You are connected, and, all features are working on new TV”.

Good Stand

Two people who bought it wrote that it had a good stand. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “Its curved screen immediately makes it stand out from the crowd” . Claus Heinrich said “Stand was easy to install” in their review of this TV.

Effective Motion Controller

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55H8000 had a good remote control. Digital Versus said “Smart Controller, smart functions” in their review of this TV however they only gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Effective motion controller” in their review. Claus Heinrich said “Great new kind of remote is included” in their review of this TV.


Design

Attractive Curved, Screen Design

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE55H8000 was good looking. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “The upmarket H8000 series was announced at CES in January”. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “Samsung's UE65H8000 is a gorgeous television set that will no doubt look the business in your living room”. Three years ago expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said “There were times when we looked at the lush, beautiful picture put out by the Samsung UE55H8000”.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. Website Cnet.co.uk mentioned three years ago “Its curvy nature and stylish design means it also looks the business”. Techradar said in their review of this TV in the same month “Attractive curved, screen design” . Expert website Reviewed.com wrote “It's that the design flourish adds notably to the price you pay” and gave this TV a rating of 77 out of 100.

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Good Sound Quality

Five customers agreed that this TV was good quality. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this TV two years ago “Picture quality is great”. Trusted Reviews mentioned three years ago “Good sound quality” in their Samsung UE55H8000 review and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. Techradar gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Excellent picture quality”.

Impressive Contrast Combined With Solid, Yet Detailed Blacks

Two people said in their reviews that the product was well made. Website Whathifi.com said “Impressive contrast combined with solid, yet detailed blacks”. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote “A very solid TV—but you're paying for the curve If reviewing multiple curved TVs has taught me anything”.

Easy to Use

Two owners concluded that it was easy to use. Three years ago John Billingsley wrote “It is so easy to use and a dream to set up”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this Samsung TV was released.


Display

Good High Def TV

Eleven people wrote in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote two years ago “The Korean manufacturer's latest flagship Full HD model with curved panel is an attempt to break with tradition” in their review of this TV. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar “The UE55H8000 is a stunning performer that shows there's plenty of life in HD yet”. Expert review site Avforums.com said “We've already reviewed the 55-inch version of Samsung's flagship Full HD TV for 2014”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this type and age. 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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Good 3D Picture Quality

Six customers considered that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Reviewed.com said “The Samsung UN55H8000 (MSRP $2,899) is a high-end Full HD 1080p option that's smart, 3D capable” . Claus Heinrich wrote on expert website Amazon “Has 4 pair of nice 3D glasses with batteries that are activitated”. They also mentioned “Picture has depth and 3D look when it is not 3D” in their review.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE55H8000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UE55H8000 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

If you would prefer a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung UE65H8000 (65" and higher rated).

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Good Contrast

Three people said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said in their review of this TV three years ago “The curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck” and gave the Samsung UE55H8000 a score of 80 out of 100.

Three people who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus mentioned “Great blacks and contrast ratio”.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Three customers who purchased it wrote that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Claus Heinrich wrote “Sound is good and has surround feel” in their review of the Samsung UE55H8000 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55H8000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE55H8000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions of this type and age is 5W and the highest is 50W. At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE55H8000 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55H8000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The Samsung UE55H8000 supports face detection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support face detection.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55H8000 features motion control. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television also feature motion control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55H8000 features extended PVR. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55H8000 features voice control. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years also feature voice control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55H8000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55H8000 has a game mode, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55H8000 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55H8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE55H8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55H8000 supports timeshift, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55H8000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55H8000 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The average depth of large display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this television is 55mm. At 89.8 millimeters, the Samsung UE55H8000 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-65W855 (£1,916.38) (64mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55h8000szxzt, samsung ue55h8000stxxu
Barcodes 08806086009348, 08806086009737, 08806086009744, 08806086011808, 08806086032797, 08806086048033

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