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Samsung UE65F8000

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A multi award winning 65" Full HD television with not bad features and one of the largest display diagonals available
65" Full HD Yes No Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE65F8000 Review

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53 Reviews + 22 Awards
65
Good Features
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4 Years Old
42
£159 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has very good 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 Technlologyx.com plus five other sites and a "Recommended" award from Itc.ua plus four other sites. Samsung televisions also 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 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report design.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
3D
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
7
Mediocre
78
Good
89
Very Good

Samsung UE65F8000 Video Reviews


Samsung UE65F8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

22 Industry Awards

This Samsung TV has received 22 awards from expert review sites.

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

The authors at websites Itc.ua, Trusted Reviews, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Techradar all endorse this Samsung TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This TV was given a "Silver" award by review sites Toptenreviews.com, Uk.hardware.info and Hardware.info all of whom concluded that this television was very good.

This television received a "Best Buy" award from review websites Homecinemachoice.com, Itproportal.com and Expert Reviews all of whom concluded that this Samsung television was very good.

This Samsung TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites Avforums.com, Flatpanelshd.com and Hdtvtest.co.uk all of whom concluded that this TV was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 53 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this Samsung television has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100. Television experts think this television is one of the better TVs.

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Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 70,672 expert and user reviews (including 39,029 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Two owners thought it was good looking.


Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Samsung UE65F8000 of 65" is in the largest 9% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE65F8000 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE65F8000 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the Samsung UE65F8000 of only 38.4mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UE65F8000's subwoofer RMS power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 23% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have subwoofer RMS powers of between 1W and 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Supports Face Detection

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports face detection, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support face detection.

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Has a Camera Included

The Samsung UE65F8000 has a camera included, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not have a camera included.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE65F8000 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, although this is within the context that 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE65F8000 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65F8000 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Motion Control

The UE65F8000 features motion control, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature motion control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE65F8000 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE65F8000 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The UE65F8000's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 10% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE65F8000 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Samsung UE65F8000 of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 6% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE65F8000 has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE65F8000 has a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE65F8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65F8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65F8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE65F8000 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the UE65F8000 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65F8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE65F8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65F8000 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Skype

Skype

The Samsung UE65F8000 supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Samsung released the UE65F8000 in July 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the UE65F8000 will cost £159 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE65F8000

Vastly faster high frequency rate
Thicker

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