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Samsung UE55H8000

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A multi award winning 55" Full HD TV with average features
55" Full HD Yes No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE55H8000 Review

84
40 Reviews + 4 Awards
56
Average Features
52
3 Years Old
53
£127 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

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. Samsung televisions 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 2017.
The UE55H8000 has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £127 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Samsung UE55H8000 Video Reviews


Samsung UE55H8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Experts rave about this television and have given it four awards.

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

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this television is 79 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, UE55H8000 owners rated this TV 82%. 8 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 70,481 expert and user reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE55H8000's display diagonal of 55" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 75% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE55H8000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE55H8000 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The UE55H8000's thickness of 89.8mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 7% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Voice Control

The UE55H8000 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Has a Mounting Kit

The 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 Face Detection

The UE55H8000 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE55H8000 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55H8000 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55H8000 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55H8000 features motion control. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55H8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE55H8000 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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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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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UE55H8000's RMS rated power of 40W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55H8000 of 1,000Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55H8000 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55H8000 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE55H8000 in June 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The UE55H8000 has an average running cost of £127 over 5 years based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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

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10 more awards
User reviews are appreciably better
Expert reviews are better
35% higher running costs over five years
£67.85 cheaper to run
Better user reviews
Thinner
Smaller display diagonal
Significantly faster motion interpolation frequency
Considerably better user reviews
£31.14 cheaper to run
2x lower RMS rated power

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