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Samsung UE55JS8500

£1,089.00
£679.99 £409.01 cheaper than 2 days ago
55" 4K 1,900Hz Mar 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £179.70 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good quality
Good picture quality
35 Reviews + 4 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The writers at websites Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com both recommend this 4K and 8K TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites endorsed this TV. Review website Hdtvtest.co.uk conluded that they would definitely endorse this Samsung TV and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This 4K and 8K TV has an average expert rating of 83% based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and stuff.tv.

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this TV is marvellous based on 50 owner reviews. Over 90% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Good Quality

Seven owners who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Website Johnlewis.com mentioned “Picture Quality”. Macvidi wrote “Great picture and sound quality plus many features it does need to be viewed "head on" side viewing is not so good”. Ewelina rated the Samsung UE55JS8500 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Best purchase ever! Very good quality, easy to use advanced options”.

Easy to Setup

Two owners agreed that it was easy to setup. Website Johnlewis.com wrote “Easy To Set Up” in their review of this TV. Two owners who purchased the Samsung UE55JS8500 agreed that it was easy to use. Website Johnlewis.com wrote two years ago “Voice control”.

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Happy Shopper rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “With as good a menu system as is possible from a complicated bit of gear” in their review of this TV. Stuart Hathaway said “Stunning picture easy setup takes a little while to work out the layout for the extensive menu” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE55JS8500 has a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also have a built-in camera.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55JS8500 is £180, which is typical compared to the other 320 televisions of a similar type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this 4K and 8K TV was released.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two people said in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Website Johnlewis.com wrote in their review of this TV “Clear Audio” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The UE55JS8500 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (40 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television is 28W.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Four owners who bought it concluded that it had good picture quality.

Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz. At 1,900 hertz, the UE55JS8500 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE55JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a wide color enhancer.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (1,900 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. The average motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television is 870Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared this television to all the other 55" televisions and we think the LG 55UF950 (£1,019) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Face Detection

The UE55JS8500 supports face detection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features motion control. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also feature motion control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55JS8500 features extended PVR. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports 24p. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support 24p.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55JS8500 supports BD Wise. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support BD Wise.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this television.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features voice control, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55UF950 (£1,019) which has better reviews.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55JS8500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The UE55JS8500 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE55JS8500 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE55JS8500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55JS8500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE55JS8500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55JS8500 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The UE55JS8500 has a very thin depth (only 30 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV. Across all the televisions that were released more than two years ago the depths range from 10mm to 100mm.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the LG 55UF950 (£1,019) (47.6mm and higher rated).

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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

Samsung UE55JS8500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55JS8500 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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