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Samsung UE78JS9500

£3,999.00
Samsung UE78JS9500
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A multi award winning and fully featured 78" 4K TV, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 10 further awards from other expert sites
78" 4K No Yes May 2015 A
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Samsung UE78JS9500 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Samsung UE78JS9500 number 63 in 3D TVs and number 466 across all TVs.
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44 Reviews + 13 Awards
54
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£270 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 44 reviews. This TV has received 14 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Hardwarezone.com.sg plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from Pocket Lint plus two other sites. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
Whilst the UE78JS9500 has an energy efficiency classification of A, its running costs of £270 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Sensational picture and premium colour
Experience the most immersive view
The leading smart TV platform1
Your TV and mobile devices in perfect sync
Lightning fast octa core processor
UHD upscaling enhances your viewing
Future ready with a one connect box
Peak illuminator ultimate delivers amazingly bright images
A more detailed picture made for UHD resolution

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 350 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 607 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 594 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
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72
Playing Games
Very Good

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How Big is the Samsung UE78JS9500?

The Samsung UE78JS9500 is 1,744.2mm wide and 1,006.7mm tall. It weighs 47.3kg.

Samsung UE78JS9500 front dimensions
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Samsung UE78JS9500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

14 Industry Awards

This TV has received 14 awards from experts in TVs.

This Samsung TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites Hardwarezone.com.sg, Reviewed.com, Digitaltrends.com and Techradar all of whom concluded that this TV was breathtakingly good.

The experts at review websites Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and Vido.com.ua all concluded that they would endorse this TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at review sites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both decided that this Samsung TV was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

One other expert review site decided that this television was very good. This was from Maxit.com.my who gave it an "".

The writers at three other expert review sites all thought that this TV was very good. Benchmark.pl gave this Samsung TV a "Good Product" award, Homecinemachoice.com gave it a "Reference Status" award and Soundandvision.com gave it a "Top Pick" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 35 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this television has an overall expert rating of 85 out of 100. This means that experts think this Samsung TV is one of the better TVs.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 9 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is 73%.

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Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £3,999.00 it is more expensive than 98% of televisions.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this television is A, based on average energy prices we estimate that the UE78JS9500 will cost £270 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the UE78JS9500 in May 2015.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE78JS9500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all televisions ranges 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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Very Large Display Diagonal

The UE78JS9500's display diagonal of 78" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 98% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE78JS9500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The UE78JS9500 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE78JS9500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE78JS9500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The Samsung UE78JS9500 has a wireless connection. 99% of TVs do not have a wireless connection.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Samsung UE78JS9500 is a three USB port TV. Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports.

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Features Motion Control

The UE78JS9500 features motion control, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature motion control.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE78JS9500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The Samsung UE78JS9500's subwoofer RMS power of 30W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 92% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs is 1W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Has a Camera Included

The Samsung UE78JS9500 has a camera included. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE78JS9500 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE78JS9500 supports BD Wise. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE78JS9500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE78JS9500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE78JS9500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE78JS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Voice Control

The UE78JS9500 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE78JS9500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The UE78JS9500's RMS rated power of 70W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 98% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The UE78JS9500 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE78JS9500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE78JS9500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

product ue78js95009series, product samsungue78js9500, samsung ue78js9500txxu, samsung ue78js9500lxxn, cello ue78js9500tv, samsung 78js9500t

Barcodes:

08806086595544, 08806086692199, 08806086723251, 08806086813242, 08806086855198

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE78JS9500

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