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Samsung UE65HU8500

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A multi award winning and enormous 4K TV, good for playing games
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Samsung UE65HU8500 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Samsung UE65HU8500 number 72 in 3D TVs, number 359 in 4K TVs and number 545 across all TVs.
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Reviews
66 Reviews + 8 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 66 reviews. This TV has received eight awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr plus one other site. Hisense TVs 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 televisions 2018.
The UE65HU8500 has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £200 over 5 years are in the most expensive 13% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report excellent picture quality, great sound quality and product quality.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 375 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 656 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 649 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £2,089 to £1,050 in the last 16 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Samsung UE65HU8500 Video Reviews

Samsung UE65HU8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this Samsung TV is one of the most highly awarded by experts in TVs.

The editors of websites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both strongly endorse this television and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The authors at websites Log.com.tr and Techradar both said that this Samsung television was remarkably good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

An additional two expert review sites both endorsed this television. This TV received a "Best Buy" award from review site Homecinemachoice.com who thought it was would make a great purchase and review website Insideci.co.uk conluded that they would recommend it and gave it a "Recommended" award.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both said that this Samsung TV was very good. This TV received a "Great Ergonomics" award from Benchmark.pl and 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 25 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, T3.com and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this television is 86 out of 100. The expert review sites think this TV is one of the better televisions.

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Poor Owner Reviews

UE65HU8500 owners on average rated this TV 60 out of 100. This means that owners really don't rate this TV very highly.

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Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 111,124 expert and user reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Picture Quality

Two owners who purchased it thought it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Good Audio Quality

Three people who purchased the product concluded that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two people who purchased the Samsung UE65HU8500 reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners who bought the Samsung UE65HU8500 concluded that it was good value for money.

  • Although we are not entirely convinced by the value of the curve, we will concede it looks pretty cool…
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Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,050.00 it is in the most expensive 8% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is B, and the UE65HU8500 has an average running cost of £200 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UE65HU8500 in May 2014.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE65HU8500 of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 8% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE65HU8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Samsung UE65HU8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The UE65HU8500 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung UE65HU8500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all televisions is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS powers of TVs range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The subwoofer RMS power of the Samsung UE65HU8500 of 20W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 31% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE65HU8500 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65HU8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE65HU8500 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE65HU8500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65HU8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE65HU8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE65HU8500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE65HU8500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65HU8500 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE65HU8500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE65HU8500 of 60W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 2% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE65HU8500 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE65HU8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Motion Control

The UE65HU8500 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE65HU8500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Six Loudspeakers

The Samsung UE65HU8500 is a six loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65HU8500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE65HU8500 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE65HU8500 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE65HU8500 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of televisions which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE65HU8500 has a wide color enhancer. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue65hu8500lxxn, samsung ue65hu8500zxzt, ue65hu8500uhd, ue65hu8500t

Barcodes:

08806086068079, 08806086068086, 08806086069816, 08806086073301, 08806086079075, 08806086081702

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