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Samsung UE55JS8000

£1,699.00
An award winning 55" 4K TV with not bad features
55" 4K Yes No Nov 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE55JS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE55JS8000 number 185 across all TVs.
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14 Reviews + 1 Award
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Good Features
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1 Year Old
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£180 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 70?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 14 reviews. This TV has received a "Silver" award from Cowcotland.com. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £180 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report good product quality.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE55JS8000 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport. It is also very good for watching films.
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Excellent

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Samsung UE55JS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at website Cowcotland.com decided that this TV was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including tweakers.net, homecinemamagazine.nl and cybershack.com.au the average expert rating of this television is 83%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this television on average 84%. Over 72% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

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

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Five people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Image Quality

Four people who bought the product considered that it had good picture quality.


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UE55JS8000's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Samsung UE55JS8000 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all televisions is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55JS8000 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE55JS8000 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the UE55JS8000 of only 29.9mm is quite thin compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 5% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55JS8000 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55JS8000 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55JS8000 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55JS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55JS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55JS8000 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE55JS8000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE55JS8000 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UE55JS8000's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 9% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55JS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UE55JS8000 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Four Loudspeakers

The Samsung UE55JS8000 is a four loudspeaker TV.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55JS8000 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE55JS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released in November 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The UE55JS8000 has an average 5 year running cost of £180 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Value for Money

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung suhdue55js8000, samsung ue55js8000t
Barcodes 00635131626326, 08806088058115, 08806088063621

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