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Samsung UE55JS8500

81

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Samsung UE55JS8500

£1,099.00
£915.00 £184 cheaper than 2 days ago
Samsung UE55JS8500
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A fully featured and multi award winning 55" 4K television, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
55" 4K No 30mm Apr 2015 A
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Samsung UE55JS8500 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung UE55JS8500 number 33 in 55 inch TVs, number 84 across all TVs and number 85 in 4K TVs.
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Reviews
57 Reviews + 5 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 57 reviews. This TV has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com. Looking across the entire LG TV range, the average reviews for all LG TVs are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
The UE55JS8500 has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £120 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,427 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report excellent product quality, great picture quality and it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Thinner than average
Surround your senses and be part of the action
Lifelike viewing with automatic depth enhancement
The leading smart TV platform now faster with further UHD streaming, catch-up and games services
UHD upscaling enhances the quality of all of your viewing
Your TV and mobile devices in perfect sync
A more detailed picture made for UHD resolution

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 111 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 218 in TVs for films as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 213 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
71
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,099 to £915 in the last 2 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Samsung UE55JS8500 Video Reviews

How Big is the Samsung UE55JS8500?

The Samsung UE55JS8500 is 1,239.3mm wide and 723.7mm tall. It is 30mm thick and weighs 19kg.

Samsung UE55JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

Experts in televisions rave about this Samsung television and have given it five awards.

The experts at review sites Avforums.com, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews all concluded that they would recommend this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, the author at review site Reviewed.com said that this television was superb and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the editor of review website Hdtvtest.co.uk gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Good Expert Reviews

13 experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this Samsung television on average 84 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 39 user reviews this Samsung TV has a terrific overall user rating. Over 89% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 92,672 expert and owner reviews (including 54,068 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Six owners said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £184 (17%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung UE55JS8500 and the United Kingdom price of £915.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $749.98 (£1,050.57).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A, and the UE55JS8500 is typical compared to the other 4,427 televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55JS8500 is £120.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE55JS8500 in April 2015.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Samsung UE55JS8500 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 74% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

The UE55JS8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the UE55JS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE55JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 76% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The UE55JS8500's thickness of only 30mm is thinner than 95% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55JS8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports BD Wise. 92% of televisions do not support BD Wise.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55JS8500 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE55JS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of televisions which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE55JS8500 supports face detection, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support face detection.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The UE55JS8500's RMS rated power of 40W is higher than 92% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports 24p

The UE55JS8500 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55JS8500 of 1,900Hz is faster than 98% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Energy Star Certified

The UE55JS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the UE55JS8500 of 1,900Hz is in the fastest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55JS8500 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not feature motion control.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE55JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55JS8500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 79% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55JS8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of televisions which do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE55JS8500 has a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un55js8500fxzarb, samsung suhdue55js8500, samsung ue55js8500txzt, samsung ue55js8500txxu, product ue55js8500txxu

Barcodes:

00635131626319, 00887276096452, 08806086653459, 08806086653725, 08806086750073, 08806086815192, 653341161697R1

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