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Samsung UE65H8000

65" Full HD Curved May 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £146.05 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Good high def TV
Good technical features
27 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This television received a "Recommended" award from review websites Trusted Reviews, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com all of whom concluded that this Samsung TV was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 78%.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 47,387 expert and user reviews (including 2,157 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Four owners who bought the product agreed that it had good features. Expert review site Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “It's a curved screen with the best picutre quality features for a 1080p display in Samsung's 2014 lineup” in their Samsung UE65H8000 review.

Effective Motion Controller

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Techradar wrote “Effective motion controller” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “Smart Controller, smart functions” in their review.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the UE65H8000 is typical compared to the other 290 large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE65H8000 will cost £147 over 5 years to run.


Design

Great Design Giant Size

Five owners concluded that it was good looking. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “There were times when we looked at the lush, beautiful picture put out by the Samsung UE55H8000” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “Samsung's UE65H8000 is a gorgeous television set that will no doubt look the business in your living room” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Supremely stylish and bursting with features” in their review of this TV.

Four owners said in their reviews that it was well designed. Website Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “Its curvy nature and stylish design means it also looks the business”. Techradar scored this TV 70 out of 100 and said in their review of the Samsung UE65H8000 two years ago “Great design giant size”. Expert review site Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this TV “It's that the design flourish adds notably to the price you pay” .

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Impressive Contrast Combined With Solid, Yet Detailed Blacks

Two people who reviewed this TV agreed that it was well made. Techradar said in their review of the Samsung UE65H8000 “Impressive contrast combined with solid, yet detailed blacks”. Three years ago expert review site Reviewed.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “A very solid TV—but you're paying for the curve If reviewing multiple curved TVs has taught me anything”.

Good Sound Quality

Six owners who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Techradar wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65H8000 “Picture quality is great” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Good sound quality” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote in their review of this TV “The curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE65H8000 in May 2014.


Display

Good High Def TV

Eleven customers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE65H8000 was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV three years ago “As TV manufacturers seek to boost sales of 4K Ultra HD televisions which command higher margins, they are reserving all their best features”. Expert website Avforums.com said also three years ago “We've already reviewed the 55-inch version of Samsung's flagship Full HD TV for 2014” . They also mentioned “The UE55H8000 was an excellent example of a modern LCD TV with LED edge-lighting and a Full HD panel” in their review.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal televisions that were launched more than two years ago. 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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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE65H8000 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65H8000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,000 hertz, the UE65H8000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inches television.

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Good Contrast

Three customers who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality. Three owners agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Techradar wrote two years ago “Great blacks and contrast ratio” and scored it 70 out of 100.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two people who purchased it agreed that it had good sound quality.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE65H8000 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65H8000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE65H8000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE65H8000 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE65H8000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The UE65H8000 features motion control, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE65H8000 supports face detection, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE65H8000 features extended PVR, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE65H8000 features voice control, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE65H8000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The UE65H8000 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE65H8000 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE65H8000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UE65H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE65H8000 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE65H8000 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE65H8000 supports timeshift. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE65H8000 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE65H8000 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE65H8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE65H8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE65H8000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Four people who purchased the Samsung UE65H8000 concluded that it was good value for money. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert website Pocket Lint “The Samsung UE48H8000 is priced at around £1300, so you pay a premium for the curved design.” in their review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “Today, we think it needs to have 4K TV to fully justify the price” in their review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100. Two years ago Macmaven said in their review of this TV on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Thanks B&H! Your price was better than all other online retailers on this set by minimum of roughly $[$”.

Two people who bought this TV thought it was expensive. Three years ago expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “The UN55H8000 is quite expensive at an MSRP of $2,899—even the current sale price” in their review of this TV and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said in their review of this TV also three years ago “It's an expensive set” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65h8000szxzt, samsung ue65h8000slxxn, samsungtv ue65h8000, ue65h8000st
Barcodes 08806086009409, 08806086009577, 08806086009584, 08806086011815, 08806086023092, 08806086032803, 08806086048040

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