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Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK

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Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK
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An award winning and newly released 55" 4K TV, with OK running costs and good features
55" 4K No 46.3mm Aug 2017 A
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Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK Review

With excellent reviews and at under only 6 months old, we have ranked the Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK number 22 in 55 inch TVs, number 29 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 63 in 4K TVs.
97
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
56
Value for Money
Average
73
Features
Good Features
91
Age
4 Months Old
53
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has excellent expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%. This TV has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Samsung 3 months ago, it is one of the newest TVs on the market, incorporating some of the latest television features. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,441 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report superior image quality.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Clean cable solution
Smart hub
Smart view
One remote control
A beautiful back
Superior design
360 design
One connect
Clutter free
4K
Peak illuminator
Supreme motion
Ultra black
Dynamic crystal colour
HDR1000
Auto detection
Not 3D
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE55MU8000TXTK with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 45 in TVs for films. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 91 in TVs for sport, but only average for playing games, ranking number 55 in TVs for gaming.
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Watching Films
Very Good
63
Watching Sport
Good
52
Playing Games
Average

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Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of website Trusted Reviews endorse this Samsung TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, stuff.tv, stuff.tv/my/ and whathifi.com the average expert rating of this TV is 95 out of 100. If all the televisions are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the top 5%.

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Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 102,841 expert and owner reviews (including 48,700 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Image Quality

Two people who purchased this TV thought it had good picture quality.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Three people who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 6 months old, however at £1,098.99 it is more expensive than 80% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55MU8000TXTK is £140, which is typical compared to the other 4,441 TVs.

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Age

Just Released Four Months Ago

The UE55MU8000TXTK was only relased by Samsung four months ago.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE55MU8000TXTK is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs 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 Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE55MU8000TXTK is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The UE55MU8000TXTK's thickness of only 46.3mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK supports Wi-Fi. 60% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55MU8000TXTK has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55MU8000TXTK supports screen mirroring, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the UE55MU8000TXTK is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Samsung TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55MU8000TXTK features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 88% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55MU8000TXTK features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55MU8000TXTK supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE55MU8000TXTK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55MU8000TXTK supports timeshift. 81% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UE55MU8000TXTK's RMS rated power of 40W is higher than 92% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The UE55MU8000TXTK supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE55MU8000TXTK features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 96% of TVs which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE55MU8000TXTK has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55MU8000TXTK supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55MU8000TXTK features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Features USB Recording

The UE55MU8000TXTK features USB recording. 91% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55MU8000TXTK has an auto volume leveler, unlike 84% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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RoHS Compliant

The UE55MU8000TXTK is RoHS compliant, unlike 96% of TVs which are not RoHS compliant.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung electronics ue55mu8000txxu, samsung samledue55mu8000s, product ue55mu8000txxu, samsung ue55mu8000txxu, menu ue55mu8000txxu, samsung 55mu8000, ue55mu8000txtk, samsung m47gk

Barcodes:

08806088685168, 08806088688060, 08806088688251, 08806088730813

Samsung UE55MU8000TXTK

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