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Samsung UE55HU7500

£529.99
55" 4K Flat Mar 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £235.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Reasonably priced
Nice design
45 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This Samsung TV has received five awards from expert review sites.

Websites Trusted Reviews and Techradar both said that concluded that they would endorse this TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both decided that this 4K and 8K TV was great. This TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from both Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com.

The editor of review sites Hardware.info said that this TV was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Thirteen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this TV on average 86%.

Good User Reviews

Based on 47 user reviews this 4K and 8K TV has an average user rating of 89%. 20 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

We checked 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Eleven people who reviewed it wrote that it was good value for money. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar three years ago “By knocking-off a few quid and retaining both a stunning design and killer picture quality, Samsung has created perhaps the best value 4K TV yet” and scored this TV 80 out of 100. Expert review site Stuff.tv said in their review of this TV “And it's affordable for 4K, too” . Expert website T3.com mentioned “It's the more affordable Samsung 65HU7500 that piques our interest”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three owners said in their reviews that it had good features. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “Its picture looks great across all resolutions and it has plenty of good features” in their review of the Samsung UE55HU7500. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote “It's got great features, plenty of connections, decent future proofing”.


Design

Nice Design

Eight people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Expert review site T3.com wrote “While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet”. Expert review site Stuff.tv said three years ago “Open Gallery This is a gorgeous TV that pretty much ticks every box” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr D King wrote on expert website Amazon two years ago “The Samsung Smart features are pretty nice”.

Two owners who bought it concluded that it was well designed. Mr D King gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “The aesthetics of the design are simply perfect”.

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Robust

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Mr D King gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he said “Enough shine to give a solid, classy look”. He also wrote “However, having played around with it and watched several Blurays over the past week, I feel fairly confident it giving this TV a solid 5 stars” in his review.

Easy to Use

Three people reckoned that the product was easy to use. Three years ago M. Babb rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Faster and still pretty easy to use”. Alan scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his Samsung UE55HU7500 review “More importantly for me is it is simple to use”.

Two people who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to use the menus. Myles Mitchinson gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned two years ago “Best TV i have owned, lots of settings and good connectivity with soundbar, phone etc”. Three years ago Alan scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote on expert review site Amazon “Changes menus and channels very quickly”.

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Good Product Quality

Seven people concluded that it was good quality. Mick wrote in their review of this TV “Excellent quality picture and sound - easy to use”. Tim said on expert review site Amazon “I had researched for ages & for the price this seemed the best so went for it!The picture quality is fantastic & the 4k content it's unbelievable” in his Samsung UE55HU7500 review. C. Terry mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Excellent Picture quality”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This 4K and 8K TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The UE55HU7500 is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of a comparable age and type that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55HU7500 is £236.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. David Mann wrote “Sound is good especially considering how thin it is”. Alan mentioned three years ago “After all the TV is thinner than a really thin thing” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this television is 10mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 57mm. With a depth of only 35.2 millimeters, the Samsung UE55HU7500 has one of the thinner depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Ten owners who reviewed the Samsung UE55HU7500 reckoned that it had good picture quality. Patrick Brennan said “Awesome, amazing clarity” nonetheless he only scored it 20 out of 100. C. Terry mentioned “Bought this 2 weeks ago, picture quality is excellent”. Two years ago David E. said “Outstanding picture quality even for most 720p programmes”.

Two people agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. M. Babb mentioned “Although this, like most modern TV's, has a glossy display to best show contrast”. Lindosland wrote “Initially I tried every setting possible in an attempt to get good black levels - it isn't possible” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Four people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Digitalspy.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Unlike 3D, 4K genuinely adds something to the viewing experience”. Patrick Brennan wrote three years ago “3D is fantastic” . Bob said “The picture will still blow you away! Netflix streams crystal clear pictures, 3D is excellent”.

Good High Def TV

Five owners thought the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Avforums.com wrote “That's the sort of money a flagship Full HDTV would have commanded only 2 to 3 years ago so the fact that this is an Ul” in their Samsung UE55HU7500 review. Bob mentioned on expert review site Amazon three years ago “The SD offering is excellent and the HD transmissions are stunning”. David Mann wrote on expert website Amazon “Black levels and colour accuracy are superb, motion is smooth, HD up-scaling is amazing, even SD looks good on this set” in his review of this TV.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE55HU7500 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55HU7500 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

Other 55" televisions currently available that you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2014.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Mr C S Elliott rated it 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “Really pleased with TV, easy setup, great picture and connectivity” in his Samsung UE55HU7500 review.

Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55HU7500 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55HU7500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55HU7500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE55HU7500 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Four Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UE55HU7500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" and "Vimeo" are also supported by this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55HU7500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE55JU7500 (£629.99) which has better reviews.

It is worth considering other televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-55CX680 (£539), or the Samsung UE55JU7000 (£579.99).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55HU7500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55HU7500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55HU7500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have an ethernet port.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Five people who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. M. Babb said “The only downside is the sound quality”. Alan wrote on expert website Amazon “The sound is almost as good as our Onkyo full theatre surround system at our other house”.

Six Loudspeakers

The Samsung UE55HU7500 is a six loudspeaker television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55HU7500 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 60 Watts, the UE55HU7500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television. Across all the comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE55HU7500 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55HU7500 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years do have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55HU7500 has a mounting kit. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55HU7500 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE55HU7500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55HU7500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE55HU7500 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The Samsung UE55HU7500 supports face detection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support face detection.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55HU7500 features motion control, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55HU7500 features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55HU7500 supports BD Wise. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support BD Wise.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55HU7500 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55HU7500 features voice control, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55HU7500 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55HU7500 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55HU7500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55hu7500zxzt, samsung ue55hu7500txxu
Barcodes 08806086073615, 08806086073622, 08806086073745, 08806086077781, 08806086077910, 08806086079471, 08806086080415, 08806086759472

Samsung UE55HU7500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55HU7500 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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