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Samsung UE55JS9000

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£849.99 £549.01 cheaper than 46 days ago
55" 4K Ultra HD Active May 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £178.09 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Lovely colours
Spectacular picture quality
787 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of a comparable age and type, this TV is one of the most highly awarded by TV experts.

This television was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites Hdtvtest.co.uk, Lydogbillede.dk and Avforums.com all of whom decided that this TV was very good.

In addition, the writer at review site Trusted Reviews gave this television a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from review site Reviewed.com.

This TV received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Twenty-four experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com have rated this TV on average 87 out of 100. This means that experts think this Samsung TV is one of the better 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Samsung television rated it as marvellous. Over 85% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

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

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Not Good in Terms of Recycling

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was not good in terms of recycling. Two years ago website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “CHANGHONG FAQ page has a total of only one question, "How do I recycle my TV” but despite that they still gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four owners who bought this TV reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Sreddy wrote in their review of this TV “Installation was so easy and instructions are very helpful” . Two years ago Smsghooked mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “With easy to follow instructions, I was able to connect my Cable Box, DVD player”. Duke said in the same month “Simple operation, with easy to read instructions”.


Display

Lovely Colours

One hundred and twenty-one customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. In April last year Derekallthumbs gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “The picture quality is great for everything I do so far”. Dpar25 rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Walmart.com “Picture quality is amazing” in their review of this TV. Last year Chojaxx mentioned “Picture quality and sound are phenomenal”.

Fourty-four owners considered that this TV had good colour saturation. Trusted Reviews wrote “Lovely colours” in their review of this TV. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “Colors look outstanding” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Dylan61 scored the Samsung UE55JS9000 a maximum of 5 stars and said “This tv is better in every way the colors are brilliant and the depth is awesome”.

Fifteen owners who reviewed the product said that it had a good contrast ratio. Trusted Reviews scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “High contrast”. Expert review site Reviewed.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said “During CES in January, Samsung made some weighty claims about its new "S-UHD" line—4K TVs capable of color and contrast capabilities well beyond standard LCD performance”. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “The display is capable of delivering deep blacks, accurate greyscale, high motion clarity, ultra-low in” .

Eight people who purchased it reckoned that it had clouding visible in the picture. Clean914 gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com in April last year “The backlight clouding is pretty bad” in their review of this TV. Buckwuk scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Walmart.com two years ago “I use it mainly for gaming and i've head it called flashlighting, clouding and so on”. Freddytv21 wrote in their review of this TV “However, in a dark room you can still see some flashlighting and clouding”.

Five customers who bought this TV reckoned that it was good for watching sport. Tommy gave this TV a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Great for watching sports and movies!”. Arsenal08 rated it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “Amazing TV for watching sports and awesome app store (netflix, amazon, plex, etc.” in their review of this TV. Bigdaddytex said on expert website Walmart.com “4K Television awesome for watching sports, I watched all NFL” in their review of this TV.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Fourty-three owners who purchased the Samsung UE55JS9000 considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Website Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Blu-rays look almost 3d when emr is set to max”. Two years ago expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “The active 3D world – how it's done” in their review of this TV. They also wrote “Using the active rather than passive 3D engine means the UE55JS9000's 3D images are upscaled to UHD resolution” in their review.

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this spec and age. 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 High Def TV

Thirty-three people wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Gadgets.ndtv.com said in their review of this TV “UHD refers to Ultra High Definition, which is another way to say 4K, or a screen with 3840x2160 pixels”. Expert review site Hdguru.com wrote “Samsung's 65-inch UN65JS9000 4K Ultra HD LED TV is part of a step-down series to the company's flagship JS95000 series of SUHD TVs” in their Samsung UE55JS9000 review. Brix mentioned “Love to watch Ultra HD content on it(though there isn't much as of this review date” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz. At 2,000 hertz, the Samsung UE55JS9000 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

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Design

Easy to Use

Fourty-six people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Good Remote Control” in their review of this TV. In April last year Dylan61 said on expert website Walmart.com “It's user interface is also easier to use and is speedier in every” in their review of the Samsung UE55JS9000 and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. Jetsetter79 wrote on expert website Walmart.com “The one connect hub that comes with it is awesome which allows more control over my wires which allows the TV to be standalone”.

Thirty-four people who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Dkc1426 wrote “It was so easy to set up”. Doghouse mentioned “This TV was easy to setup and functioned properly from the first switch-on”. Jetru wrote on expert website Walmart.com in April last year “Easy to setup and friendly navigation” in their review of this TV.

Twenty-five people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Website Amazon.co.uk said two years ago “Responsive menus”. Jetru scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this TV last year “Out of the box settings are pretty decent for most type of inputs”. Ink74 mentioned in their review of this TV “Easy to understand menus and setup is simple” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Three customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to handle. Two years ago website Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote in their review of this TV “Flawless motion handling capabilities, superb black levels” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Expert review site Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned in their review of this TV “With fantastic picture boosted by some of the best motion handling a” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Vineet gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Just make sure your wires and receiver are capable of handling 4k”.

Two owners reckoned that it had a good interface. Boilerone gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV “Clear, crisp, easy set up, great interface with other Samsung devices”. Mountthattv wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Walmart.com “Tons of processing power and technology crammed in this Tv, I would expect the interface to be consistently quick” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Good Looking

Sixty-one people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “379 42" 4k TV in 2014 is pretty awesome”. They also mentioned “This set looks absolutely beautiful just sitting there, turned off” in their review. Expert review site T3.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Stylish enough to reassure you that the three grand you just dropped was money well spent” .

Eighteen owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was well designed. Website T3.com mentioned “Amazing design” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Clean914 wrote in their Samsung UE55JS9000 review on expert review site Walmart.com “4k HDR content looks incredibly stunning on this set -beautiful design -simple setup -decent sound -innovative smart remote”. Jhulan mentioned in their review of this TV “Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (T-Mobile), Charcoal Black having awesome design/look”.

Five customers who purchased the product concluded that it was smooth. Returningcustomer87 said “It does perform well and smooth”. They also wrote “The fact that it performs well makes it for smooth navigating through the smart hub a breeze” in their review. Bayou mentioned two years ago “The setup, menu and options are smooth and easy to understand” nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it was neat. Gothel mentioned in their review of this TV “The remote is neat, similar to the WiiMote which makes typing that much easier”. Ja85 wrote in their review of this TV two years ago “The OneConnect system makes wiring a whole lot more tidy and convenient” . Erics rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Bestbuy.com also two years ago “The menu system is designed around the wand-style remote, which is pretty neat when you get used to it.”.

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Spectacular Picture Quality

One hundred and fourty-nine customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Website Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned “Looks fantastic, well designed”. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review of this TV “Spectacular picture quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “The JS9000's picture quality is gorgeous”.

Well Made

Seventeen owners concluded that this TV was well made. Two years ago website Amazon.co.uk gave the Samsung UE55JS9000 a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Well-Built TV”. Sportsfan rated it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “It is perfect for our built in cabinet space for a 60" tv because the curve goes beyond the space without hindering opening the side cabinets”. Tymcrzr wrote “This is an exceptional feature for wall mounted or built in the wall installations”.

Three owners who purchased the product thought it was strong and durable. Dkc1426 said in their review of this TV “Great quality and durability”. Futballfan13 wrote “Well placed easy to secure screw holes that are strong and sturdy to attach to”. Tkhuu mentioned on expert website Walmart.com “This is 4K smart TV that I choose after sturdy the features and compare with LG”.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the UE55JS9000 is £179 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 460 televisions of this spec and age.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was May 2015 when Samsung released the UE55JS9000.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy and Bulky

Three customers agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote two years ago “The TV is actually pretty heavy for this size” in their review of this TV and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

In the same month Voglermark scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said “Bulky to transport, fairly easy to set up (recommend 2 people to set up”. Kiss19734 rated this TV 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Not too easy to get out of the box (its heavy”.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 90.7 millimeters, the Samsung UE55JS9000 has one of the thicker depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. TVs of this age and spec have depths of between 17mm and 100mm.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55JS9000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than a year also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UE48JS8500 (£999).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55JS9000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55JS9000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The UE55JS9000 supports BD Wise. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support BD Wise.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55JS9000 features voice control. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year also feature voice control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55JS9000 features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55JS9000 features local dimming, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55JS9000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55JS9000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55JS9000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Sixty-two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned “We like its smart features”. Derekallthumbs wrote in their review of the Samsung UE55JS9000 on expert website Walmart.com “One of my favorite features is that each source can have its own picture settings”. Dreamscholar mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “My favorite features are the One Connect box - which can be upgraded in the years to come -”.

Good for Wall Mounting

Four customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good for wall mounting. Futballfan13 said on expert website Walmart.com “Also designed well for full motion wall mount” in their Samsung UE55JS9000 review. Two years ago Sopranoman wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Works! My advice is to wall mount this tv” in their review of this TV. Arm1 said in their review of this TV on expert review site Bestbuy.com “It took three weeks before I could pick it up and the 1 Connect cabe is too short for a decent wall mount set up”.

Good Stand

Four people who purchased this TV said that it had a good stand. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote two years ago “Fully metal stand, which is detachable” in their review of this TV. They also said “Front, bezels, stand are all very minimal” in their review. Lee Nixon mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk two years ago “It would be nice if the frame & stand were black” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

The Remote and One Connect Box Are Thoughtful

Twenty-eight customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good remote control. Website Hardwarezone.com.sg said in their review of this TV “The remote and One Connect box are thoughtful” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Nice, quality remote” in their review of this TV. Dreamscholar wrote in their review of this TV “And that's also my least favorite - I wish the remote had more buttons.” .


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased the product concluded that it was noisy. Freddytv21 wrote “Gets hot and a bit noisy” but they only gave this TV a score of 3 stars out of 5. Mr. S. C. Lambley mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The fan in the one connect box is quite noisy and can be intrusive if watching at a low volume”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55JS9000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the UE55JS9000 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 26W.

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Clear Sound

Eighty-six people who reviewed the Samsung UE55JS9000 concluded that it had good sound quality. Two years ago website T3.com mentioned “Clear sound” in their review of this TV. Expert website Whathifi.com gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV “We like the big-screen picture, we like the sound”. Dkc1426 mentioned “The sound is still great” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55JS9000 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55JS9000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55JS9000 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

Fourteen people who reviewed this TV thought it had good apps. Dougf wrote on expert review site Walmart.com two years ago “Plenty of apps to grab your attention” in their review of this TV. Brix said “I don't use too many of the apps that are available”. Darren71203 wrote in their review of this TV “We love the apps that the TV has”.

Nine people who purchased this TV thought it was good for watching on demand TV. Goldcup wrote “4K seems to be good (though the only contents are on Netflix/Prime”. Techiemom mentioned two years ago “If you are a fan of Netflix, Amazon” in their review of this TV. Also two years ago Ja85 scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “I highly recommend NetFlix with a premium account so you can watch some of the Ultra HD content” in their review of this TV.

Six owners concluded that this TV was good for watching YouTube on. Brix scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert website Walmart.com “I do enjoy using Netflix, YouTube” in their review of this TV. Eugenek wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Walmart.com “The only way to make Youtube save credentials is to log into smarthub what I did't want to do! I paid so much money for this TV” however they only scored the product 20 out of 100. Neo88 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “4) Built in screen sharing allows you to stream your cell phone or tablets screen directly to your TV seamlessly 5) The builtin YouTube app allows you to control”.

Five people agreed that the product had great smart functions. In April last year Jericho720 wrote on expert website Walmart.com “The color is vibrant and the smart functions are awesome”. Steve said in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Smart features (apps) are fast compared with my old model”. Papaw mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com “The advanced smart features have turned out not to be an issue”.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Thirteen customers who purchased this TV said that it was great for watching films. Dkc1426 said in their review of the Samsung UE55JS9000 “We haven't even watched a 4K movie yet and we love it”. Veisen wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “Find the occasional movie looking for the best quality picture online”. Wickedmary said “I love this TV, having a curved screen has really given movie watching great” in their review of this TV.

Seven customers thought it was great for watching Netflix. Two years ago Gregc711 said “Netflix works well too” in their review of this TV. Mike76 mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Netflix are all crisp”.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £549.01 (39%)

The price has dropped from £1,399 to £849.99 in the last 46 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 71% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 29% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Good Value for Money

Fourty-eight people said in their reviews that the Samsung UE55JS9000 was good value for money. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Based on what I've seen already, this TV is well worth the price” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. In April last year expert website Stuff.tv scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV “The Samsung UE65JS9000 is worthy of that investment Sure, you could get a more affordable TV than this”. Expert website Reviewed.com scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and said “The JS9000 delivers an awesome picture today and superb value tomorrow”.

Sixteen people who reviewed the product concluded that it was expensive. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “It's expensive and viewing angles aren't brilliant”. Awesome2s mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com last year “Although it is expensive”. In the same month an anonymous reviewer wrote “Decided to pair it with The Sonos 5.1 system and wow! Expensive set up”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers product ue55js9000txxu, samsung ue55js9000lxxn
Barcodes 00880608679941, 08806086649841, 08806086677677, 08806086723190, 08806086759410, 08806086799416

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