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Samsung UE55HU8290
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Samsung UE55HU8290

55" 1,000Hz May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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£208.15 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Samsung is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Samsung also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The UE55HU8290 supports smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55HU8290 also support smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_2354169_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE55HU8290 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 55UB820[plb_2404261_price], and the Sharp LC-60UD20[plb_2449248_price] is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The Samsung UE55HU8290 supports a better video mode than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Samsung TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes.

A 2160p supported video modes is in fact the best supported video mode across all 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55HU8290.

Across comparable types of television the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Four Number of Loudspeakerss

The UE55HU8290 is a four number of loudspeakers TV.

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Three RF Ports Quantitys

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE55HU8290 only have between one and two RF ports quantitys, however the UE55HU8290 has three RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of televisions of a similar type and age to the UE55HU8290 is 31W, and the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the Samsung UE55HU8290 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55HU8290 do not have a built-in camera. The UE55HU8290 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the TX-65AXW804[pl_2315311_price], or the TX-55AXW904[pl_2914938_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55HU8290 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55HU8290 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price], the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price], or the UE65HU8200[pl_2433648_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Thick

With a depth of 93.4 millimeters, the UE55HU8290 has one of the thickest depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of TVs of a similar type and age to the UE55HU8290 is 10mm and the thickest is 99mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] (92.9mm) which also has a higher rating.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55HU8290

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 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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Running Costs Are OK

This Samsung TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the UE55HU8290 has an average running cost of £209 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of a comparable age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market for over two years.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the UE55HU8290 has a relatively standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE55HU8290.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1,000Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the 65LA970[pl_1734265_price], or the 55LA970[pl_2014770_price] both from LG.

If you want a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to consider the TX-48AX630[pl_2504217_price] (1,200Hz), the TX-55AX630[pl_2507781_price] (1,200Hz), or the TX-40AX630[pl_2538312_price] (1,200Hz) all from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Frequency Tolerance
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
3D Glasses Quantity

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £205.11
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £208.15
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55HU8290uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
1.0T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
27
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 27 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55hu8290, samsung ue55hu8290l, samsung ue55hu8290lx, samsung ue55hu8290lxz, samsung ue55hu8290lxzg
Barcodes 08806086246248

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