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72

Overall Score

Samsung UE65JS8500

£1,995.00
avforums.com Highly Recommended
An award winning 65" 4K TV, superb for playing games on
65" 4K Yes No May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE65JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE65JS8500 number 32 in 3D TVs, number 102 in 4K TVs and number 156 across all TVs.
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6 Reviews + 1 Award
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Poor
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
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£188 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has outstanding expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%. This TV has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Avforums.com. Samsung televisions 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 TVs 2017.
The UE65JS8500 has running costs of £188 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games on, ranking number 27 in TVs for gaming. It is also excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 74 in TVs for sport as well being very good for watching films on, ranking number 118 in TVs for films.
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Samsung UE65JS8500 Video Reviews


Samsung UE65JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of review website Avforums.com said that this Samsung television was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including avforums.com and whathifi.com the average expert rating of this television is 95%. The TV expert review sites think this TV is one of the very best TVs.

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Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

We checked 70,481 expert and owner reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,995.00 it is more expensive than 87% of TVs.


Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The UE65JS8500's display diagonal of 65" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE65JS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 Technology

The UE65JS8500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE65JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE65JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Samsung UE65JS8500 has more USB ports than most of the TVs. This TV is a three USB port television compared to most of the TVs which only have between one and two USB ports.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE65JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE65JS8500 features motion control, unlike 97% of televisions which do not feature motion control.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE65JS8500 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE65JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE65JS8500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung UE65JS8500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Local Dimming

The UE65JS8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Samsung UE65JS8500 of 40W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 7% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE65JS8500 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE65JS8500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the UE65JS8500 which has four loudspeakers.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE65JS8500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UE65JS8500 of 2,000Hz is in the fastest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in May 2015.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The UE65JS8500 has an average running cost of £188 over 5 years based on fine energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65js8500lxxn, samsung ue65js8500txxu
Barcodes 08806086653466, 08806086653664, 08806086750080, 08806086815215

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