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A few Samsung UE65H8000 owners considered that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert review site CNET.co.uk three years ago “The UE55H8000 is the range topper in Samsung's Full HD LED line-up this year”. Cnet.co.uk also said “It still sits directly below the company's wallet busting Ultra HD sets”. Techradar.com wrote on Techradar “Then use a Full HD panel on a huge high-end TV like the UE65H8000 just seems odd”.
Several people who purchased this TV said that it was good looking. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “Supremely stylish and bursting with features” in their review of this TV. Digital Versus said in their Samsung UE65H8000 review “The Samsung U 55 8000 produces beautiful pictures when viewed in brighter rooms, has an excellent smart TV system” however despite that they only rated the product 3 stars. Digital Versus also mentioned “Its curvy nature and stylish design means it also looks the business”.
Several Samsung UE65H8000 owners who reviewed this TV thought it was a good design. Digital Versus mentioned in their review “Great design giant size” but they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Expert website Reviewed.com said “It's that the design flourish adds notably to the price you pay”.
One Samsung UE65H8000 owner who purchased it thought it was luxurious. Whathifi.com said “The upmarket H8000 series was announced at CES in January” and rated this TV 80 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
A few customers mentioned that it was good quality. Digital Versus wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65H8000 “Picture quality is great” but they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Digital Versus also said “Good sound quality”. Expert review site Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their review of this TV “It's a curved screen with the best picutre quality features for a 1080p display in Samsung's 2014 lineup”.
Samsung Has Good Television Reviews
Samsung has good average ratings for its large TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other manufacturers.
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Good Technical Features
Some Samsung UE65H8000 reviewers mentioned that it had good features. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote in their review “Is jam-packed full of top-notch features that work a treat”.
Good 3D Picture Quality
A few customers thought this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Digital Versus wrote “No crosstalk in 3D mode” but they only scored it 60 out of 100. Digital Versus also mentioned “Excellent 2D and 3D picture quality”. Expert review site Reviewed.com said “The Samsung UN55H8000 (MSRP $2,899) is a high-end Full HD 1080p option that's smart, 3D capable” in their review.
Good Sound Quality
A number of Samsung UE65H8000 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had good sound quality.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com gave the Samsung UE65H8000 a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review “The curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck”.
One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus said “Great blacks and contrast ratio”.
A number of people considered that the Samsung UE65H8000 was well made. Digital Versus mentioned “Impressive contrast combined with solid, yet detailed blacks” yet they only rated this TV 3 stars. Reviewed.com said “A very solid TV—but you're paying for the curve If reviewing multiple curved TVs has taught me anything” and rated the product 4 stars.
Easy to Use
One Samsung UE65H8000 owner who reviewed the Samsung UE65H8000 considered that it was easy to use. Digital Versus wrote two years ago “Easy to use smart TV system” in their Samsung UE65H8000 review yet they gave the product a score of 3 stars.
One Samsung UE65H8000 owner said in their reviews that it was a big size.
One Samsung UE65H8000 owner who purchased this TV concluded that it had a good stand. Three years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Its curved screen immediately makes it stand out from the crowd”.
Good Remote Control
One customer said that it had a good remote control. Digital Versus said in their review of the Samsung UE65H8000 “Effective motion controller”.
Smart TV Features Are Good
One Samsung UE65H8000 reviewer concluded that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Digital Versus wrote in their Samsung UE65H8000 review “Has all UK catchup TV services”.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the UE65H8000 supports smart TV.
Other televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider include the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which has better reviews; or the Sony KDL-60W855[plb_2182887_price], or the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Wi-Fi
The UE65H8000 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as the UE65H8000.
We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The UE65H8000 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the UE65H8000. Most of the large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65H8000 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this Samsung television has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This television supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently supported wi-Fi standards on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Three RF Ports Quantitys
Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE65H8000 only have between one and two RF ports quantitys, however the UE65H8000 has three RF ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Samsung UE65H8000 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65H8000 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
TVs that have been around for more than two years have RMS rated powers of between 7.5W and 100W. When compared to other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the RMS rated power of the UE65H8000 of 40 Watts is one of the highest.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the televisions of a similar age and type to the UE65H8000 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. At 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE65H8000 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UE65H8000.
1.4 HDMI Version
This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This television supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720p|1080i|1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it.
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A Bit Expensive
A number of Samsung UE65H8000 owners wrote in their reviews that it was not cheap. Digital Versus said two years ago “Relatively expensive” in their review and rated the product 3 stars. Digital Versus also wrote “It's hugely expensive (around 2 000) for a Full HD TV, there was a lot of backlight clouding on our review sample”. Digital Versus also wrote “Might feel expensive once its rivals are out”.
Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “Although it's pricey”. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “It's very pricey for a Full HD model”.
One customer reckoned that the product was not a bargain for the price. Whathifi.com said in their Samsung UE65H8000 review three years ago “A couple of years ago a Full HD 65in set costing just over £3000 would have been seen as a bargain” .
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE65H8000 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the UE65H8000 also do not have a built-in camera.
The price range of televisions of this age and spec is from £299 to £3,799. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and spec.
Only Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the Samsung UE65H8000 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE65H8000. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "MPO" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE65H8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE65H8000 also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Only One Audio (L,R) in
Most TVs of this spec and age have between one and three audio (L,R) ins, including the UE65H8000 which has one audio (L,R) in.
Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)
The UE65H8000 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s (60 Watts) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. Across all the large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE65H8000 the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.1W to 93W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 44W.
Across all the televisions of this type and age the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At 24 kilograms, the Samsung UE65H8000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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Running Costs Are Average
This large TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE65H8000 has an average running cost of £147 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 320 TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE65H8000.
We've already reviewed the 55-inch version of Samsung's flagship Full HD TV for 2014. The UE55H8000 was an excellent example of a modern LCD TV with LED edge-lighting and a Full HD panel. The... Read more…
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