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Samsung UE55JS8500

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Samsung UE55JS8500
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A multi award winning and fully featured 55" 4K TV, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
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Samsung UE55JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Samsung UE55JS8500 number 17 in 3D TVs, number 21 in 55 inch TVs and number 58 in 4K TVs.
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122 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£119 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 122 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. Logik TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
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 TVs 2017.
The UE55JS8500 has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £119 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,366 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report good product quality, excellent image quality and that it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Thinner than average

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games, ranking number 18 in TVs for gaming. It is also excellent for watching sport, ranking number 52 in TVs for sport as well being very good for watching films, ranking number 84 in TVs for films.
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Watching Films
Very Good
83
Watching Sport
Excellent
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Playing Games
Excellent

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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.

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Samsung UE55JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

Amongst televisions, this TV is one of the most highly awarded.

This Samsung TV was given a "Recommended" award by websites Avforums.com, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews all of whom decided that this TV was very good.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this television was very good. This TV received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award and the expert at review site Hdtvtest.co.uk gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Expert Reviews Are Good

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

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User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Samsung TV rated this TV as superb on average. 35 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Six owners who purchased the product considered that it was good quality.

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 95,425 expert and user reviews (including 50,236 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Image Quality

Four customers who purchased the Samsung UE55JS8500 considered that it had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,099.00 it is more expensive than 76% of TVs.

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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 £1,099.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $999.00 (£1,329.47).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, and the average running cost of the UE55JS8500 is £119 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,366 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2015.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE55JS8500 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 77% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 47", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all televisions the best resolution 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/QLED Technology

The UE55JS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE55JS8500 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the UE55JS8500 of only 30mm is thinner than 95% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 2.9mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 60% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE55JS8500 is Energy Star certified. 85% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55JS8500 of 1,900Hz is very fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 2% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports 24p

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

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports timeshift, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55JS8500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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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 a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 94% of televisions which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The UE55JS8500 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Face Detection

The UE55JS8500 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 77% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE55JS8500 of 40W is higher than average when compared to most other televisions. It is higher than 95% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The high frequency rate of the UE55JS8500 of 1,900Hz is faster than 99% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55JS8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features extended PVR, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature extended PVR.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung 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, unlike 87% of TVs which 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, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions 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, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un55js8500fxzarb, product ue55js8500txxu, samsung suhdue55js8500, samsung ue55js8500txzt, samsung ue55js8500txxu, ue55js8500l

Barcodes:

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

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