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Samsung UE65F9000

65" 4K Active Feb 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £290.26 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Good high def TV
A bit expensive
35 Reviews + 7 Awards
soundandvision.com Top Pick Techradar Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Best Buy Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Experts really like this 4K and 8K TV and have given it seven awards.

This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review websites Trusted Reviews and Techradar, both of which decided that this television was terrific.

This Samsung TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review sites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com, both of which decided that this TV was great.

The expert at websites Homecinemachoice.com thought that this TV was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

01net.com gave this TV a "4 Star" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this 4K and 8K TV has an overall expert rating of 86 out of 100.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

We checked 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

A Bit Expensive

Three people concluded that this TV was not good value for money. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote “It has put hefty price tags on most of them” in their review of this TV but despite that they still scored it 80 out of 100. Expert website Cnet.com said in their review of this TV “The Samsung UNF9000 4K TV offers almost no improvement over cheaper 1080p TVs that cost thousands less” and gave the product a score of 3 stars out of 5.


Display

Good High Def TV

Nine people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Soundandvision.com mentioned in their review of this TV “With a resolution of 3840 x 2160—four times as many pixels as in standard HD—Samsung's UN65F9000 is one of the first so-called Ultra HD sets to hit the market”. Expert review site Reviewed.com said “We've seen Sony's take on UHD (ultra high definition) TV” . Soundandvision.com also mentioned “As with all of the new Ultra HD sets” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Three owners thought this TV had good picture quality.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65F9000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE65F9000 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a wide color enhancer.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inches television.

If you want a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Sony KD-75X9405 (£4,499) (75"), or the Samsung UE78JS9500 (£4,999) (78").

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Design

Good Product Quality

Three people who reviewed the Samsung UE65F9000 concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Despite excellent all-around picture quality” but even so they only rated it 60 out of 100. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “The UE65F9000 is another good Samsung TV with accurate image quality, good contrast” in their review of this TV.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE65F9000 has a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE55F9000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The UE65F9000 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when Samsung released the UE65F9000.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of B, and the average 5 year running cost of the UE65F9000 is £291 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 320 televisions of this spec and age.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE65F9000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think because of its better review score, the Sony KD-65S9005 is also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE65F9000 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65F9000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE65F9000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV is 28W. When compared to other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television that we have checked, the RMS rated power of the UE65F9000 of 70 Watts is one of the highest.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65F9000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UE65F9000 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power (40 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The subwoofer RMS powers of TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television range from 2W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE65F9000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE65F9000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE65F9000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE65F9000 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Samsung UE65F9000 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE65F9000 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The UE65F9000 supports face detection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support face detection.

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Features Motion Control

The UE65F9000 features motion control. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also feature motion control.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE65F9000 features extended PVR. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE65F9000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE65F9000 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television also feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE65F9000 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65F9000 features voice control. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also feature voice control.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65F9000 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE65F9000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE65F9000 supports timeshift. Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE65F9000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE65F9000 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE65F9000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The depths of TVs of a similar age and spec to this television range from 10mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 40.7 millimeters, the UE65F9000 has one of the thinner depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65f9000stxxu, UE65F9000SZXZT, ue65f900slxxn, ue65f9000sl
Barcodes 05038512005072, 08806085758292, 08806085762435, 08806085762442, 08806085764217, 08806085764767, 08806085765139

Samsung UE65F9000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE65F9000 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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