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Samsung UE65F8000

65" Full HD 1,000Hz May 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £158.86 Electricity cost over 5 years
Twenty-two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Nice design
77 Reviews + 22 Awards
Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

Amongst televisions of a similar type and age, this large display diagonal TV is one of the most awarded.

The editors of six expert review sites all thought that this television was excellent and gave it their highest award. Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/ all gave this TV an "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all said that concluded that they would recommend this Samsung TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This large display diagonal TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com all of whom wrote that this television was great.

The experts at three other expert review sites all said that this Samsung TV was a sensible purchase. This television received a "Best Buy" award from Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com.

This television was given a "Silver" award by websites Toptenreviews.com, Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info all of whom said that this Samsung television was great.

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 TV is 88%. That puts this television in the top 18% of all the large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Excellent Brand

We checked 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 2,155 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it was expensive. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Though expensive” nonetheless they rated it 60 out of 100. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said “It is quite expensive, though” in their review of this TV.


Design

Nice Design

Two people who reviewed the product said that it was good looking. Four years ago Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert website Pocket Lint “Gorgeously designed and generously appointed” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Expert review site Gizmodo.com.au said “It's beautiful, clever and versatile”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE65F8000 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs with a built-in camera currently available which you might want to look at including the LG 55EA980 which has better reviews.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the UE65F8000 will cost £159 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 307 televisions of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since May 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar age and type to it. 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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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and type to this television the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. At 1,000 hertz, the UE65F8000 has a fairly fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE65F8000 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC930 (£1,334.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE65F8000 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65F8000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE65F8000 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,000 hertz) amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions of this age and spec range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inches television.

There are a number of other 65" TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony KDL-65W855 (£1,916.38) which has better reviews.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE65F8000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The UE65F8000 supports Skype. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Skype.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE65F8000 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The UE65F8000 supports face detection. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television also support face detection.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE65F8000 features motion control. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television also feature motion control.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65F8000 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Supports 24p

The UE65F8000 supports 24p. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also support 24p.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE65F8000 features extended PVR, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support BD Wise.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE65F8000 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago do feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE65F8000 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Camera Included

The UE65F8000 has a camera included, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not have a camera included.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE65F8000 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE65F8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE65F8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE65F8000 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE65F8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports timeshift. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE65F8000 supports Smart TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Smart TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65F8000 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UE65F8000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

Large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years have subwoofer RMS powers of between 5W and 50W. At 20 Watts, the UE65F8000 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The UE65F8000 has a fairly typical depth (38.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65f8000stxxu, ue65f8000sl
Barcodes 08806085461536, 08806085477520, 08806085478275, 08806085484511, 08806085505650

Samsung UE65F8000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE65F8000 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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