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Samsung UE55HU8200
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Samsung UE55HU8200

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55" Curved Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
Wider viewing angles and an optimised curvature specifically shaped for the very best UHD viewing experienceClearer images with higher contrast levels and Samsung leading picture technologyColour... More
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17 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The editors of Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both strongly endorse this TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews who wrote that this TV was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, erenumerique.fr and avforums.com this television has an overall expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 23,817 expert and owner reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Avforums.com mentioned in their Samsung UE55HU8200 review “Good 3D performance”.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55HU8200 was good looking. Avforums.com said in their Samsung UE55HU8200 review “Gorgeous looks” and rated it 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “The UE55HU8200 is yet another high-quality LED TV from Samsung, featuring outstanding uniformity, accurate colours post-calibration, typically superb video processing” in their Samsung UE55HU8200 review.

Good High Def TV

Several Samsung UE55HU8200 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote two years ago “Now low input lag for an Ultra HD television”. Expert website Avforums.com said “That certainly hasn't stopped manufacturers like Samsung from releasing a wide range of Ultra HD TVs”.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE55HU8200 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE55HU8200.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE65JU7000[plb_2826272_price], the LG 65UF850[plb_2805519_price], or the Sony KD-65X9305[plb_2834290_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55HU8200 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55HU8200.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at including the Sony KD-65X9305[plb_2834290_price], the Samsung UE65JU7000[plb_2826272_price], or the LG 65UF850[plb_2805519_price] which has better reviews.

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Six Number of Loudspeakerss

The Samsung UE55HU8200 is a six number of loudspeakers television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Samsung UE55HU8200 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE55HU8200 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the UE55HU8200 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The UE55HU8200 is a two composite video in TV. Most of the other televisions of this type and age only have one composite video in.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions that are a similar age to the UE55HU8200 the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W. At 40 Watts, the UE55HU8200 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE55HU8200 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 100Hz and 3,000Hz. The UE55HU8200 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys (1,000 hertz) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The UE55HU8200 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly featured lifestyle apps is Google Apps, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this television. The lifestyle appss Skype are also featured on this Samsung television.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

A number of Samsung UE55HU8200 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good sound quality. Wilbur wrote on Amazon “Sound not good from internal speakers” and gave this TV a score of 2 stars. Wilbur also wrote “Unfortunately this effects sound on other tv functions such as internet based programmes, voice search or usb playback”.

Running Costs Are Very High

This Samsung television is rated B for energy efficiency. The UE55HU8200 has an average running cost of £207 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs of a similar spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE55HU8200 do not have a built-in camera. The UE55HU8200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE60JU6400[plb_2894934_price] or the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price] are also worth considering.

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Pricey

The price range of TVs of a similar spec and age is from £120 to £11,995. We think that this 4K and 8K TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a similar spec and age.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago, the Samsung UE55HU8200 does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the LG 55EG960[plb_2879979_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of televisions of a similar age and type to the UE55HU8200 is 140kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 61kWh to 550kWh. The Samsung UE55HU8200 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (178 kilowatt hours) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the UE55HU8200 have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 0.3W and 210W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 70W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 93 Watts, the UE55HU8200 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Very Thick

The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year is 11mm and the thickest is 100mm. When compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UE55HU8200 that we have assessed, the UE55HU8200's depth of 93.4 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55HU8200

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that were launched 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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Released Over a Year Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released over a year ago.

Specification

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Auto Volume Leveler
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Digital Audio Optical Out
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Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
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Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
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Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
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Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
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LED Backlight

3 Awards

avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(6)
22 August 2014

While we're still not totally convinced curved screens really contribute much at the 55-inch screen size, the UE55HU8200 is nonetheless a gorgeous-looking and brilliant UHD TV that slots perfectly...

Trusted Reviews

19 July 2014

Do you need a curved TV? Of course not. Does it help the picture? Not particularly, but there's no doubting that this 55-inch edge LED-backlit LCD from Samsung is one of the best looking TVs...

24 June 2014

Avforums.com

There might not be much in the way of native 4K content at the moment but that certainly hasn't stopped manufacturers like Samsung from releasing a wide range of Ultra HD TVs. We already seen... Read more…

Great native contrast performance
Nicely uniform backlight
Superb colour palette
Good 3D performance
Excellent scaling and processing
Very occasional motion artefacts
Give the football mode a miss
12 June 2014

Curved or not, the UE55HU8200 is yet another high-quality LED TV from Samsung, featuring outstanding uniformity, accurate colours post-calibration, typically superb video processing, and now low...

Hdtvtest.co.uk

6 October 2014

La question de savoir si l'écran incurvé fait sens ou pas n'a plus lieu d'être. On a le droit d'en douter. Mais on ne pourra pas nier que ça se vend. D'ailleurs Samsung y croit et a annoncé... Read more…

Outstanding picture quality
Contentrich smart TV system
Upgradable processing and connections
Impressive design
4K, ready
Curved screen distorts reflections
Smart interface is a little cumbersome
Seating positions to get maximum advantage from the curve are limited
Some motion blur
Poor voice control
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User Reviews

(2)

Good picture though occasionally suffers from motion blur. Sound not good from internal speakers. T.V does not support Hd or HD,DD sound from set top Sky HD wifi box using Samsung recommended set... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2014 by David | 2 Comments

JUNK AND A PREVIOUS OWNED TV SO SECOND HAND AND NO GUARAANTEE.

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Electricity cost when switched on £205.11
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £206.94
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55HU8200uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 27 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue55hu8200, ue55hu8200l, samsung 1000, samsung 1000h, samsung 1000hz, samsung ue55hu8200, samsung ue55hu8200t, samsung ue55hu8200l, samsung ue55hu8200lx, samsung ue55hu8200tx, ue55hu8200 ue55hu8200, samsung ue55hu8200txx, samsung ue55hu8200lxx, samsung ue55hu8200lxxc, samsung ue55hu8200txxu
Barcodes 08806086242998, 08806086243063, 08806086245166, 08806086247450, 08806086251402, 08806086264501

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