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Samsung UE65F8000

65" Full HD Yes No Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE65F8000 Review

Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 65 inch Full HD TV
With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE65F8000 number 357 across all TVs.
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53 Reviews + 22 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
67
Average Features
36
3 Years Old
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£159 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
61
Good

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%, based on 53 reviews. This TV has received 22 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com and five other sites and a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews and four other sites. Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The UE65F8000 has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £159 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,971 similar televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Quite thin
3D
Does not feature OLED technology
Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
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Mediocre
78
Good
89
Very Good

Samsung UE65F8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

22 Industry Awards

This television has received 22 awards from experts.

This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom said that this Samsung TV was excellent.

The writers at websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Websites Toptenreviews.com, Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info all concluded that this TV was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

This television was given a "Best Buy" award by websites Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com all of whom thought that this TV would make a great purchase.

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

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 53 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this television is 88%. TV experts think this Samsung television is one of the better new similar spec TVs.

Excellent Brand

Based on 65,625 expert and owner reviews (including 35,109 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its TVs compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Nice Design

Two people agreed that it was good looking.


Features

65 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

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Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE65F8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE65F8000 is 3D, unlike most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV which are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

At only 38.4 millimeters, the UE65F8000 is quite thin compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV. Newly released TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE65F8000 supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support BD Wise.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE65F8000 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV which do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Skype

The UE65F8000 supports Skype. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also support Skype.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

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

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Supports Face Detection

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports face detection. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support face detection.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The Samsung UE65F8000 has a quite fast high frequency rate (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV. The high frequency rates of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE65F8000 supports timeshift, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65F8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UE65F8000 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE65F8000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE65F8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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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 available for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other recently released televisions.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support 24p.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE65F8000 features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE65F8000 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age 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 recently released TVs.

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Has a Camera Included

The UE65F8000 has a camera included. Most of the other latest TVs do not have a camera included.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts, the UE65F8000 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS powers amongst TVs of this age. TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV have subwoofer RMS powers of between 1W and 70W.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65F8000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other latest TVs also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE65F8000 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV do feature local dimming.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the latest TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The UE65F8000 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE65F8000 features motion control, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65F8000 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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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 around the same time as this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65F8000 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other recently released TVs also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast|Mega contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on latest TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE65F8000 is typical compared to the other 3,971 recently released TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE65F8000 will cost £159 over 5 years to run.


Product Identifiers

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

Samsung UE65F8000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE65F8000 review we compared this TV to 100 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 1,093,364 product attributes, 109,464 TV reviews and 2,965,900 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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