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65" Curved May 2014
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26 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

This television has received nine awards from expert review sites.

The reviewers at three expert review sites all decided that this TV was terrific and gave it their highest award. This Samsung television received an "Editor's Choice" award from Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Log.com.tr.

This television received a "Highly Recommended" from both Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com, both of which thought that this 4K and 8K TV was great.

The experts at two additional expert review sites liked this Samsung television. The editor of Homecinemachoice.com gave this Samsung TV a "Best Buy" award and thought it was a sensible purchase and Insideci.co.uk gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

The writers at two more expert review sites both wrote that this TV was good. 01net.com gave this television a "5 Star" award and it received a "Great Ergonomics" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV has an average expert rating of 86% based on twenty-four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com. This means that TV experts think this television is one of the better televisions of a similar age and type.

Good High Def TV

Some Samsung UE65HU8500 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. James Davis said in his review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 “The Ultra HD is incredible and the Football Mode is excellent in Watching football as it increases the Excitement when a Goal is scored by the sonic sound”. Robert Gunter said in his review of this TV “Astounding picture on hd, I'm thrilled”. Whathifi.com mentioned “If you're in the market for a top-class 4K Ultra HD screen, this Samsung UE65HU8500 should be on your shortlist” and scored this TV 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UE65HU8500 owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Lindosland wrote “To be fair, I have lived with a Pioneer 60 inch Kuru plasma for the last few years; a screen renowned for it's excellent blacks and shadow detail”. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned “Difficult as it is to believe, Samsung has improved the already outstanding picture quality on its HU8500 series of curved UHD television just by releasing a software update” . Digitalmediaandit.com gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 “Stunning 2D and 3D picture quality”.

Some people who purchased this TV thought it had good colour saturation. Three years ago James Davis wrote in his Samsung UE65HU8500 review on Amazon “THE FANTASTIC and vivid colours makes viewing a pleasure” and scored it very highly. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 “With deep blacks, accurate colours and excellent upscaling”. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote in their Samsung UE65HU8500 review “Brilliant colours”.

Several people who purchased it thought it had a sharp image. Lindosland mentioned “On balance I think I'll stick with the Samsung for its much brighter picture and superb sharpness - until there is something better” in their review of this TV.

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Easy to Use

A few Samsung UE65HU8500 owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. Margesimpson said in their review two years ago “They are astoundingly easy to use and set up with a very intuitive menu” and gave it a very good rating. Spaceboy mentioned in their Samsung UE65HU8500 review three years ago “Although the latter is swish looking and quite fun to use, I ended up using the standard remote most of the timeSockets”. In the same month Winnieanwellie said on Amazon “The hight tec remote with "laser beam" control easy to use” in their Samsung UE65HU8500 review.

Several Samsung UE65HU8500 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Spaceboy said “Fairly standard samsung menu system”. Spaceboy also wrote “It is very rare with the correct settings – make sure you have all the motion smoothing etc on.4k content”.

A few Samsung UE65HU8500 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience. Two years ago expert review site Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “ProsGreat picture quality – truly stunning immersive experience” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

A few Samsung UE65HU8500 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Daniel L. said on Amazon “The picture quality otherwise is very good.” in his review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 nonetheless he only rated this TV 60 out of 100. Spaceboy said in their review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 “The picture quality is fabulous straight out the box, even on standard mode”. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “UE65HU8500 is a set that combines new standards of UHD picture quality with an immensely sophisticated smart system” .

Good Sound Quality

Seven Samsung UE65HU8500 reviewers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good sound quality. Robert Gunter gave it a very good review and he mentioned “The sound is very good too” in his review of the Samsung UE65HU8500. Winnieanwellie mentioned on Amazon “Sound is quite reasonable and the down”. Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said on expert website Techradar “Easily the best sound quality Samsung has ever delivered from a 'm” in their Samsung UE65HU8500 review.

Reasonably Priced

Several Samsung UE65HU8500 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. James Davis mentioned in his review “Downside is it only comes with one Year Guarantee hence the price”. James Davis also mentioned “It offers Five year Guarantee for exorbitant cost if you so wish”. Margesimpson said in their review of this TV “We bought this tv from john lewis at the weekend for a good price as it is now discontinued”.

Good Brand

Based on 23,817 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.

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Nice Design

A number of Samsung UE65HU8500 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE65HU8500 was good looking. Spaceboy said “This is a beautiful tv” in their review of this TV. Digitalmediaandit.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review “The first thing you notice when unpacking this TV is just how beautiful the aesthetics are”.

One Samsung UE65HU8500 owner who bought this TV reckoned that it was smooth. Three years ago Ed said in his review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 “The metal hole is just smooth with no thread cut at all”. One Samsung UE65HU8500 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UE65HU8500 was a good design. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “A striking design and brilliant Smart TV content” in their review of this TV.

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Good Smart TV Features

One customer thought it was good for watching on demand TV. Margesimpson said in their review of this TV on Amazon “It is awesome with amazon prime streaming and if you want to watch sport, this tv really comes alive in football mode”.

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it had good apps. Spaceboy gave the product a very good rating and mentioned on Amazon “Also very easy to access apps such as youtube or SpotifyRemote controls”.

One Samsung UE65HU8500 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was good for watching YouTube on. Spaceboy rated it as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “On youtube there are plenty of demos to test it out” in their Samsung UE65HU8500 review.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Some Samsung UE65HU8500 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Winnieanwellie gave it a very good review score and wrote three years ago “Sharp pics right to the edges and surprisingly good 3d”. Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned “Ultra HD 4 K 3D Full HD” in their review of the Samsung UE65HU8500.

Good for Wall Mounting

Some Samsung UE65HU8500 owners who purchased this TV considered that it was good for wall mounting. Winnieanwellie mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE65HU8500 on Amazon “The down facing speakers not adversely affected by wall mounting”.

Good Size

One Samsung UE65HU8500 owner considered that it was thin. Spaceboy said in their review of this TV on Amazon “It is very slim with a tiny bezel”.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UE65HU8500 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review on expert review site Digital Versus three years ago “With Ultra HD resolution and HDMI 2.0 ports for inputting native UHD content”.

Good Remote Control

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good remote control.

Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE65HU8500 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs with a built-in camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE65HU8500, the Samsung UE65HU8500 has a wi-Fi.

Other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Samsung UE65HU7500[plb_2232252_price].

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Supports Smart TV

The UE65HU8500 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE65HU8500 also support smart TV.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this TV and we think the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the Samsung UE65HU7500[plb_2232252_price] is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The Samsung UE65HU8500 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than the 1080p supported video modes supported by most TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

A 2160p supported video modes is actually the best supported video mode amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE65HU8500.

A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode amongst similar types of TV.

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2 HDMI Version

The UE65HU8500 has a 2 HDMI version which is newer than the 1.4 HDMI version found on most TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

A 2 HDMI version is actually the best HDMI version amongst all televisions of this type and age.

A 1.4 HDMI version is the worst HDMI version amongst comparable types of TV.

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Four Number of Loudspeakerss

The Samsung UE65HU8500 is a four number of loudspeakers TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE65HU8500 have between 2 and 19 number of loudspeakerss.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the UE65HU8500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The average RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE65HU8500 is 31W, and the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,200 hertz, the UE65HU8500 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the UE65HU8500. The motion interpolation frequencys of 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE65HU8500 range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The UE65HU8500 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs of this spec and age. This television features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most commonly featured lifestyle apps featured on TVs of this type and age.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

Poor User Reviews

Based on 41 user reviews this television has an average user rating of 60 out of 100. This means that owners really don't rate this 4K and 8K TV very highly.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that are a similar age to the UE65HU8500 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE65HU8500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE65HU8500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this age and type. 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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OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is B. The UE65HU8500 has an average 5 year running cost of £265 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 116 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE65HU8500 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Clock Function
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
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Power Consumption (PowerSave)
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Input Voltage
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Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

9 Awards

benchmark.pl Great Ergonomics log.com.tr Editor's Choice Techradar Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended insideci.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

(35)

ProsGreat picture quality ? truly stunning immersive experience.Brilliant coloursGreat scaling and processing powerGood online and App content incl. Netflix, Amazon and many more 4K...

Great picture quality truly stunning immersive experience
Brilliant colours
Great scaling and processing power
Good online and App content incl
Netflix
Picture can be affected by bright sunshine, especially when sitting on an angle
However most TV's suffer from direct sunlight, and we just draw the blind 8230
Football mode is horrible
That is it
If you have the money and are looking for a 4K Smart TV
15 December 2014

Impressive, attractive and entertaining, this premium-quality Samsung UE65HU8500 TV makes us excited about 4K's future...

9 December 2014

Difficult as it is to believe, Samsung has improved the already outstanding picture quality on its HU8500 series of curved UHD television just by releasing a software update. With deep blacks,...

Hdtvtest.co.uk

10 November 2014

Curved TVs are all the rage but are they really any good? [SAMSUNG]We've seen square ones, flat ones and some disastrous 3D ones, but it seems the next big thing is curved ones.Bendy TVs are being... Read more…

20 August 2014

Homecinemachoice.com

?Ooh, I really want a curved TV!' said nobody ever. But today I find myself testing one anyway, thanks to Samsung's conviction that the future of TV isn't flat. In fact, so sure is the Korean... Read more…

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User Reviews

(22)
Reviewed 12 December 2015 by Del 58

OK, after 4 months of owning this television, I have had 5 service calls. The 1st one was to assess problems with the motion camera. 2nd visit to replace camera. This didn't solve the issue, which... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2014 by David

Garbage a rip off seconds buyer beware...

Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Amazon Customer

Had it for months now and no problems...

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by MaxRagusa

Don't buy this tv!

We bought this tv from john lewis at the weekend for a good price as it is now discontinued and I have to say the quality stood out from all the others picture wise and the sound is thrown about... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £262.79
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £264.62
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Energy Rating
1.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
34
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 34 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers UE65HU8500T, samsung p222823, samsung p222823p, samsung ue65hu8500, samsung ue65hu8500t, samsung ue65hu8500l, samsung ue65hu8500z, samsung ue65hu8500lx, samsung ue65hu8500zx, samsungtv ue65hu8500, samsung ue65hu8500zxz, ue65hu8500 ue65hu8500, samsung ue65hu8500lxx, samsung ue65hu8500lxxn, samsung ue65hu8500zxzt
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