Based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 88%. The TV expert review sites think this TV is one of the better TVs of a comparable spec and age.
Good Product Quality
Some customers who purchased this TV considered that it was good quality. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this TV “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package”. Expert review site Smarthouse.com.au mentioned “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you”. Expert website Hdtvsolutions.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms” and rated the Samsung UE65F8000 4 stars.
Good Picture Quality
Several Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE65F8000 had good picture quality. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com said in their Samsung UE65F8000 review four years ago “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas” . Itproportal.com mentioned “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review. Digitalspy.co.uk rated it 4 stars and wrote four years ago “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review.
A few Samsung UE65F8000 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Expert review site Techdigest.tv said “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review. Four years ago Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned in their review “Samsung has not held anything back in creating its flagship LED LCD TV this year, showering the F8000 with an utterly gorgeous design, sumptuous high-definition pictures, class-leading standard-def handling, bright”. Pocket-Lint.com said on Pocket Lint “Gorgeously designed and generously appointed”.
A few Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Expert review site Smarthouse.com.au said in their review “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti”. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their review “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end”. Expert website Techguide.com.au gave the Samsung UE65F8000 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func” in their review.
A few people agreed that the product was thin. Four years ago Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their review of this TV “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on Good Gear Guide.com.au “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great”. Goodgearguide.com.au also said “Samsung’s latest Series 8 is the best LED TV we’ve tested -- the company continues to excel with its top TV, which is thin, quick, has a great picture”.
Good Technical Features
Thirteen people considered that this TV had good features. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 three years ago “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.”. Four years ago expert website Hometheaterreview.com wrote “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote in their Samsung UE65F8000 review “After all, this 55in edge-lit LED screen promises a shiny new Smart Hub, new features and better all-round performance”.
Based on 21,984 expert and user reviews, Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range compared to other manufacturers.
Good High Def TV
A number of Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who reviewed this TV said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com gave it a score of 5 stars and said “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of this TV four years ago “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today”.
Easy to Use
Some people who purchased the product concluded that it had a good experience. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience”. Expert website Whathifi.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote “A friendlier user experience” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good interface. Four years ago Digitaltrends.com wrote “Any minor quirks associated with Samsung's ultra-rich Smart TV interface should be considered a by-product of aggressive efforts at improving the Smart TV experience”.
One customer who bought it considered that it had good voice recognition. Four years ago expert review site Cnet.com.au gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition and gesture controls”.
One Samsung UE65F8000 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE65F8000 was easy to handle.
Good 3D Picture Quality
Some Samsung UE65F8000 owners who bought it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. T3.com wrote in their review “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range” . Expert website Avmax.tech2.in.com mentioned “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality”.
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Good Sound Quality
A few Samsung UE65F8000 owners said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Four years ago expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.”.
A few Samsung UE65F8000 owners who bought this TV thought it had good technical guidance. Three years ago Technlologyx.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple”. Four years ago expert review site Businessspectator.com.au wrote “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review.
Good Remote Control
One Samsung UE65F8000 reviewer who bought it considered that it had a good remote control.
One Samsung UE65F8000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was good in terms of connectivity. Expert website Techguide.com.au mentioned in their Samsung UE65F8000 review “Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture”.
One Samsung UE65F8000 owner who reviewed the Samsung UE65F8000 wrote that it was well made.
Smart TV Features Are Good
One customer said in their reviews that the product had great smart functions. Expert website Whathifi.com said “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” .
Has a Built-In Camera
Unlike most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE65F8000 which do not have a built-in camera, the UE65F8000 has a built-in camera.
Supports Smart TV Function
The Samsung UE65F8000 supports smart TV function. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE65F8000 also support smart TV function.
Features Wi-Fi Support
Like most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to the UE65F8000, the UE65F8000 features Wi-Fi support.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of a similar age and type to it.
2 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
Several Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers thought the Samsung UE65F8000 was not cheap. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned four years ago “The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features” in their review however they still rated this TV 80 out of 100. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “It's hugely expensive and if you mostly use your TV to watch mov”. Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au four years ago “It is quite expensive, though” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review but despite that they scored the Samsung UE65F8000 5 stars.
One Samsung UE65F8000 owner who bought this TV thought it was not good value for money. Digitalspy.co.uk mentioned “The pricey world of LED TVs has finally caught up”.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions that have been available for a similar time to the UE65F8000 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE65F8000 is no exception to this as it also does not feature OLED technology.
High Frequency Rate
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
CMR (Clear Motion Rate), Motion Rate
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Mode
Supported 3D Technology
Samsung 3D HyperReal Engine
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Function
Internet TV Function
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Auto Volume Leveler
Digital Plus, Digital, Pulse, Digital Pulse, Digital, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital DTS, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input for DVI
PC in (D-Sub)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Automatic Shut Off Function
Movie, Photo, Sports
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off System
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
BUL, CRO, CZE, DAN, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, ITA, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR
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