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Samsung UE78HU8500 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£307 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 65?
It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Samsung TV has an efficiency rating of A, however its running costs of £307 over 5 years are in the most expensive 5% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE78HU8500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very large display diagonal
Samsung UE78HU8500 In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Good
Expert review site dinside.no/data scored this television 83%.
Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews
We checked 70,481 owner and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Very Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Samsung UE78HU8500 of 78" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
The highest resolution of the UE78HU8500 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.
The Samsung UE78HU8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The Samsung UE78HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Features Extended PVR
The UE78HU8500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.
The Samsung UE78HU8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The UE78HU8500 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Has a Mounting Kit
The UE78HU8500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.
Has a Camera Included
The UE78HU8500 has a camera included, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.
Features Motion Control
The UE78HU8500 features motion control, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature motion control.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The UE78HU8500 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Features Local Dimming
The UE78HU8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.
The Samsung UE78HU8500 is a six loudspeaker television.
Has a Child Lock
The UE78HU8500 has a child lock, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a child lock.
The UE78HU8500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The UE78HU8500's motion interpolation frequency of 1,200Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 7% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The Samsung UE78HU8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Samsung UE78HU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The UE78HU8500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The UE78HU8500's RMS rated power of 70W is in the highest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Supports BD Wise
The UE78HU8500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.
Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power
The UE78HU8500's subwoofer RMS power of 30W is in the highest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average subwoofer RMS power of all televisions is 18W, with the lowest being 1W and the highest being 70W.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The UE78HU8500 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.
Features Voice Control
The UE78HU8500 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The Samsung UE78HU8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UE78HU8500 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.
The UE78HU8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.
Supports Face Detection
The UE78HU8500 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.
Has a Wide Color Enhancer
The UE78HU8500 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Samsung UE78HU8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Has an ECO Mode
The UE78HU8500 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This TV has been on the market since July 2014.
Running Costs Are High
The efficiency rating of this television is A, however the UE78HU8500 has an average running cost of £307 over 5 years based on alright energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||samsung ue78hu8500txxu, ue78hu8500l|
|Barcodes||08806086292351, 08806086292658, 08806086293884, 08806086293891, 08806086296946, 08806086296953|