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Samsung UE55JS8000

£1,099.00
55" 4K Ultra HD Flat Nov 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £177.87 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Great picture quality
Good picture quality
15 Reviews + 1 Award
cowcotland.com Silver
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This 4K and 8K TV received a "Silver" award from websites Cowcotland.com who thought that this TV was great.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including cybershack.com.au, tweakers.net and homecinemamagazine.nl the average expert rating of this television is 83 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

This TV has an average owner rating of 84 out of 100 based on 11 owner reviews. Over 72% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 47,387 expert and owner reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Great Picture Quality

Six customers thought it was good quality. Website Cybershack.com.au gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Great picture quality” in their review of this TV. Jaspal Bhamra mentioned “Excellent to, quality of pictures”. They also said “And the picture quality on this is better” in their review.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two people considered that this TV had good features. J. B. Fielding said “Excellent picture quality, good feature set, good looks”. They also mentioned “You need to turn off all of the silly 'auto motion, clear view, etc' features - that's pretty normal for most TVs” in their review.


Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55JS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to 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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Good Picture Quality

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Nobutyeahbut said in their review of this TV in April last year “Very pleased with the picture quality” . Derek King mentioned in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Picture quality is outstanding”.

55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 55" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE55JS9000 (£849.99).

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony KD-65XD9305 (£1,199.99) (65").

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when this Samsung television was released.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the UE55JS8000 will cost £178 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 460 TVs of this age and type.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55JS8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including a cheaper television such as the Samsung UE50JU6400 (£999) or you might consider a better rated television such as the Samsung UE48JS8500 (£999).

Other televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the LG 55UH950 (£1,099).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55JS8000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also have an ethernet port.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55JS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55JS8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Four Loudspeakers

The UE55JS8000 is a four loudspeaker television.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55JS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 10W and 120W. The UE55JS8000 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (40 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV is 10W and the highest is 40W. At only 10 Watts, the UE55JS8000 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE55JS8000 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thick

The depths of TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV range from 17mm to 100mm. At 91.5 millimeters, the UE55JS8000 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE48JS8500 (£999) (92.9mm and higher rated), or the UE55JS9000 (£849.99) (90.7mm and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Sony KD-65X9005 (£849.99) (99mm and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55js8000t
Barcodes 08806088058115, 08806088063621

Samsung UE55JS8000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55JS8000 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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UE48JS8500 vs UE55JS8000

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20W Lower RMS Rated Power
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20W Lower RMS Rated Power
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LG 55UF675 vs Samsung UE55JS8000

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£51 More Expensive
Vastly Lower RMS Rated Power
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