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Samsung UE65JS9500

£2,899.00
65" 4K Ultra HD Curved May 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £247.00 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eleven industry awards
Does not have good technical guidance
Inferior remote control
52 Reviews + 10 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended
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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this Samsung TV and have given it eleven awards.

Four expert review sites all decided that this TV was exceptional and gave it their highest award. This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com, Trusted Reviews, Hardwarezone.com.sg and Reviewed.com.

This television received a "Highly Recommended" from both Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com, both of which decided that this TV was very good.

The reviewers at two other expert review sites thought that this Samsung TV was good. The reviewer at Pocket Lint conluded that they would recommend this 4K and 8K TV and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a Maxit.com.my "" award.

The writers at three more expert review sites all decided that this television was good. Homecinemachoice.com gave this TV a "Reference Status" award, Soundandvision.com gave it a "Top Pick" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Great Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this Samsung television has an average expert rating of 85%.

User Reviews Are Good

This 4K and 8K TV has an average user rating of 85 out of 100 based on 18 user reviews. 9 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 32,219 expert and owner reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the product thought it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good High Def TV

Six customers who bought it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Avforums.com gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said “The UE65JS9500 is Samsung's latest flagship Ultra HD 4K TV or, as they would rather you called it, SUHD TV”. Expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote “Ultra HD remains very much a work in progress”. Soundandvision.com also mentioned “This is the first consumer Ultra HDTV out of the gate offering more than just four times the resolution of 1080p HD” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Thirteen people who purchased this TV wrote that it had good picture quality. Walmart.com said “Picture quality is great”. Walmart.com also mentioned “Clarity and tech” in their review. Walmart.com also wrote “Easy to use and great picture quality” in their review.

Two people agreed that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “The feature-packed UE65JS9500 TV offers great contrast and accurate colours” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote “So what's the difference? Like plasma before it, OLED starts with a dark screen and then lights up pixels to create colours – letting it produce perfect blacks” in their review of this TV.

One person who bought the product considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago expert website Businessspectator.com.au wrote “The Korean arch-­rivals are now spruiking even newer technologies that promise better colour accuracy and depth, with blacker blacks and more striking contrast”.

One person who bought this TV thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Soundandvision.com mentioned “The promised delivery of Ultra HD on Blu-ray (the route most likely to offer the best UHD quali”.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it. 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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Design

Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was well designed. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Digital Versus “The UE65JS9500 boasts an undeniably premium design”. Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag “Samsung's flagship JS9500 series of curved 4K LED HDTVs have a striking design and multitudinous features.” in their review of this TV although they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

One owner said that it was good looking. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk said “Samsung themselves have been deliberately vague, giving the media and consumers the opportunity to substitute in any superlative beginning with “S” they fancy, ranging from stunning and stylish”.

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Well Made

Four people who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Three years ago Bestbuy.com wrote “HD Video and Camera Build” in their review of this TV. Digitaltrends.com said in their review of this TV “The JS9500 is a remarkable feat in television design and engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date” and scored the Samsung UE65JS9500 a maximum of 5 stars. Digitalversus.com said “The curved base is made of shiny imitation aluminium and feels very solid” in their review of this TV.

Good Quality

Twenty-two people who reviewed the Samsung UE65JS9500 reckoned that it was good quality. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Very comfortable and good sound quality”. Hdtvsolutions.com said in their review of this TV “The display's picture quality is stunning” . Hdtvsolutions.com also said “The nano-crystal technology produces superlative picture quality with a wide sumptuous range of colors” in their review.

Easy to Use

Fourteen owners said that it was easy to use. Walmart.com rated this TV 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Ease of use and quiet”. Four years ago Bestbuy.com gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Easy to use for a beginner”. Walmart.com also mentioned “It takes amazing photos is easy to use” in their review.

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Walmart.com said “This Camera takes great pictures using the auto settings”. Four years ago Bestbuy.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their Samsung UE65JS9500 review “Has simple settings as well as ability for technical use”. Bestbuy.com also said “All of the settings are explained on display” in their review.

Two owners said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com said “Was to set up and get started”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Easy to set up” in their review. One person considered that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Benefits

Great for Watching Films

One person said in their reviews that the Samsung UE65JS9500 was great for watching films. Bestbuy.com said “Shoots and feels like my old film slr”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE65JS9500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE65JS9000 (£2,225.00).

Alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the LG 65EF950 (£2,992.00), or the Sony KD-65ZD9 (£2,999.00).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE65JS9500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

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Audio

Quiet

Two owners said in their reviews that it was quiet. Bestbuy.com mentioned “STM lens is really noiseless” in their review of this TV.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE65JS9500 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the UE65JS9500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV. The average RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV is 26W, and the RMS rated powers range from 10W to 120W.

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Good Sound Quality

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Sound quality and comfort” . Two years ago Pocket-Lint.com said “It's tempting to imagine that the extra S stands for "super", although Super Ultra High-Definition might sound a bit much” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5.


Smart TV

Features Timeshift

The UE65JS9500 features timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UE65JS9500 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE65JS9500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Performance

Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE65JS9500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65JS9500 features voice control. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also feature voice control.

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Has an Extended PVR

The UE65JS9500 has an extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE65JS9500 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE65JS9500 has a Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV also have a Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE65JS9500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Four customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life. Bestbuy.com wrote “Long Battery Life” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Small and battery are good” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good size. Walmart.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Good size”. One person who bought it wrote that it was lightweight. Bestbuy.com said “Image quality and lightweight”.

One person who purchased this TV concluded that it was a good body shape. Three years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “I love the smaller size body and the new features”. One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Not too heavy to carry around” in their review of this TV.

One customer said in their reviews that it was thin. Rah mentioned “The slim connect box has enough inputs”.

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Heavy and Bulky

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Not too heavy to carry around” in their review of this TV.


Features

Good Features

Seven people thought it had good features. Walmart.com wrote “Lots of features” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com said “Video features improved”. Bestbuy.com also said “Excellent features and flexibility” in their review.

Inferior Remote Control

One owner who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good remote control. Rah wrote on Amazon “Unfortunately my smart remote didn’t work.”.


Price

Good Value for Money

Six people who purchased the product thought it was good value for money. Bestbuy.com wrote “Easy to use and great price” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Get's you a lot of features for entry level price” in their review. Bestbuy.com also said “Excellent price” in their review.

Three people who bought it thought it was expensive. Expert review site Cnet.com.au said in their review of this TV “The JS9500 is Samsung's most potent Jedi warrior, its most expensive TV for 2015” . Expert website Gizmodo.com.au rated this TV 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “A bloody big, bloody beautiful and bloody expensive TV from Sam”.

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Expensive

We think this TV looks expensive compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. The price range of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year is from £279 to £17,499.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Bestbuy.com wrote “Set up instructions not great”. Bestbuy.com also said “The lens is unpractical when the focus is manual” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “The manual is rather lengthy” in their review.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

Whilst the efficiency rating of this television is A, the UE65JS9500 is in the most expensive 11% of all 458 televisions of a similar type and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE65JS9500 is £247.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65js9500lxxn, samsung ue65js9500txxu
Barcodes 08806086724722, 08806086799430, 08806086825504, 08806086855143

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