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Samsung UE65F8000

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65" 1,000Hz May 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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29 Reasons For

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

This television is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs of this type and age.

The experts at Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/ all thought that this TV was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This large TV received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all of whom wrote that this television was good.

This television received a "Highly Recommended" from Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com all of whom thought that this TV was great.

The experts at Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com all thought that this Samsung TV was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this television is 88%. Television experts think this TV is one of the better televisions of a comparable spec and age.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who reviewed this TV concluded that it had good picture quality. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned four years ago “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Itproportal.com mentioned also four years ago “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source” in their review of this TV. Expert website Digitalspy.co.uk said “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room” in their review.

Good Size

Some customers who bought it concluded that it was thin. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great” in their review. 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 Product Quality

Eight Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who purchased the Samsung UE65F8000 concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package” in their review of this TV and rated this TV 5 stars. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au wrote “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 mentioned “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

A few Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Cnet.com.au said on expert website CNET.com.au four years ago “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Techdigest.tv wrote in their review “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag” . Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 four years ago “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”.

A number of Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers said in their reviews that it was a good design. Four years ago expert review site Smarthouse.com.au mentioned in their review “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti”. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end”. Expert website Techguide.com.au wrote four years ago “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func” and scored the product 5 stars.

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Good Technical Features

Thirteen customers agreed that it had good features. Expert website Hometheaterreview.com said “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Expert website Toptenreviews.com wrote “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Four years ago expert website Stuff.tv wrote “After all, this 55in edge-lit LED screen promises a shiny new Smart Hub, new features and better all-round performance” in their Samsung UE65F8000 review.

Good High Def TV

Four Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers considered that the Samsung UE65F8000 was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com said on Trusted Reviews four years ago “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.”. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture”. Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today”.

Good Brand

On average Samsung large TVs have good ratings as do all TVs built by Samsung.

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Easy to Use

Some Samsung UE65F8000 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience. Whathifi.com mentioned four years ago “A friendlier user experience” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000.

One Samsung UE65F8000 owner said that this TV had a good interface. Digitaltrends.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Samsung UE65F8000 review “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 reviewed the product concluded that it had good voice recognition. One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to handle.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UE65F8000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Four years ago expert website T3.com wrote in their Samsung UE65F8000 review “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range” and scored the product very highly. Expert website Avmax.tech2.in.com said “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality”.

Good Sound Quality

Several customers who purchased it considered that it had good sound quality. Four years ago expert website Whathifi.com said “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.”.

Good Support

Two people who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good technical guidance. Technlologyx.com wrote “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000. Expert website Businessspectator.com.au wrote in their review of this TV “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space”.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UE65F8000 reviewer thought it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased this TV concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techguide.com.au said 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”.

Robust

One customer considered that the product was well made. Three years ago Pcmag.com wrote in their review on expert review site PC Mag “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.”.

Good Smart TV

One person said in their reviews that it had great smart functions. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000 four years ago “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” .

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE65F8000 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE65F8000 which do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE65F8000 range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz. With a high frequency rate of 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE65F8000 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE65F8000.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE65F8000 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65F8000 also have a wi-Fi.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Samsung UE65F8000 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three RF Ports Quantitys

The UE65F8000 is a three RF ports quantity TV.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The UE65F8000 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE65F8000 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencys of TVs that are a comparable age to the UE65F8000 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE65F8000 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Two Number of Tunerss

The UE65F8000 is a two number of tuners television.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

At 20 Watts, the UE65F8000 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 10W and the highest is 50W.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Four people said in their reviews that it was not cheap. Four years ago expert website Cnet.com wrote “The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features” but despite that they still gave this TV a score of 4 stars. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk in the same month “It's hugely expensive and if you mostly use your TV to watch mov” but despite that they still gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review “It is quite expensive, though” but even so they rated this TV 5 stars.

One Samsung UE65F8000 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was not good value for money. Digitalspy.co.uk said four years ago “The pricey world of LED TVs has finally caught up” in their review of the Samsung UE65F8000.

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Pricey

The price range of televisions of this age and type is from £299 to £3,799. We think that this Samsung TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and type.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE65F8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE65F8000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 143 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE65F8000 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UE65F8000 is 60kWh, the highest is 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The power consumption (PowerSave)s of TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE65F8000 range from 0.1W to 93W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 56 Watts, the UE65F8000 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst televisions of this age.

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Heavy

The lightest large TV that has been available for around the same time as the UE65F8000 is 1.8kg heavy and the heaviest is 63kg. With a weight of 24.6 kilograms, the Samsung UE65F8000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the UE65F8000.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE65F8000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE65F8000 is typical compared to the other 321 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE65F8000 will cost £161 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE65F8000 over three years ago.

Average Depth

At 38.4 millimeters, the UE65F8000 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
24p Support
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Teletext
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide

22 Awards

toptenreviews.com Silver Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick technlologyx.com Editor's Choice techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice muycomputer.com 5 Star pcactual.com Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended uk.hardware.info Silver hardware.info Silver Award itproportal.com Best Buy Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended itc.ua Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(77)
22 February 2014

The Samsung F8000 family has celebrated success as the best HDTV available and our investigation supports this. Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive...

Technlologyx.com

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

21 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

22 November 2013

Samsung's F8000 Series represents an evolutionary leap in the company's LCD TV offerings...

Soundandvision.com

21 November 2013

This LED TV has one of the best video displays on the market, and it includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience...

Toptenreviews.com

20 October 2013

At first, all the features and apps that the Samsung UN55F8000BF Smart TV provides might be intimidating, but the TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms. You...

16 October 2013

When it comes to televisions, LCD panels with LED lighting seems to be the choice of the masses. Offering a good balance of affordability and performance, LED lighting can be credited for making... Read more…

15 October 2013

Overclockersonline.net

I remember the first TV Samsung shipped to me for review; it was a 46? LCD that sat in my parents living room. I thought that was a big TV but as years have passed the TVs started getting bigger.... Read more…

9 October 2013

Samsung, the global electronics leader is on a serious marathon run, and somehow no other electronics manufacturer seems to catch up with them. Be it product launches and new technologies Samsung... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £157.03
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £160.07
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0.79T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.79 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65f8000, samsung ue65f8000s, samsung ue65f8000st, samsung ue65f8000stx, samsung ue65f8000stxx, samsung ue65f8000stxxu
Barcodes 08806085461536, 08806085477520, 08806085478275, 08806085484511, 08806085505650

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