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Samsung UE78JS9500

£3,999.00
reviewed.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended
A multi award winning 4K 3D TV with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites
78" 4K Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE78JS9500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE78JS9500 number 53 in 3D TVs, number 157 in 4K TVs and number 255 across all TVs.
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£350 Over 5 Years
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Why Has it Scored 67?

It has very good expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 32 reviews. This TV has received 11 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Hardwarezone.com.sg plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Pocket Lint plus one other site. 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.
Whilst the UE78JS9500 has an energy efficiency classification of A, its running costs of £350 over 5 years are in the most expensive 4% 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:
4K
Very large display diagonal
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 very good for watching sport, ranking number 241 in TVs for sport. However good for watching films, ranking number 252 in TVs for films as well being good for playing games, ranking number 223 in TVs for gaming.
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Samsung UE78JS9500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this television is one of the most highly awarded by experts.

Three expert review sites all concluded that this TV was outstanding and gave it their highest award. This was from Hardwarezone.com.sg, Reviewed.com and Digitaltrends.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

This Samsung television received a "Recommended" award from both review sites Pocket Lint and Trusted Reviews, both of which said that this TV was very good.

The experts at websites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both thought that this TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writer at one additional expert review site said that this television was very good. This was from Maxit.com.my who gave it an "".

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

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 29 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this TV has an average expert rating of 85%. TV experts think this television is one of the better TVs.

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

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


Value For Money

Mediocre 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 TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The UE78JS9500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all TVs 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 average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The Samsung UE78JS9500's display diagonal of 78" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE78JS9500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE78JS9500 is 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE78JS9500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The UE78JS9500 has more USB ports than most of the TVs. Most of the TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however this Samsung TV has three USB ports.

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Features Voice Control

The UE78JS9500 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a Built-In Camera

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

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE78JS9500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Samsung UE78JS9500's RMS rated power of 70W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE78JS9500 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The UE78JS9500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. 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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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE78JS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UE78JS9500's subwoofer RMS power of 30W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 7% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE78JS9500 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE78JS9500 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE78JS9500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Motion Control

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

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Supports Timeshift

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

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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 Wireless Connection

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

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst this Samsung TV is rated A for energy efficiency, the UE78JS9500 is in the most expensive 4% of all 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the UE78JS9500 will cost £350 over 5 years to run.

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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

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