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Samsung UE78JS9500

£4,999.00
78" 4K Curved Apr 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £349.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eleven industry awards
Has a built-in camera
3D
43 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of a comparable spec and age, this 4K and 8K TV is one of the most awarded.

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

The writers at review websites Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint both thought that concluded that they would recommend this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at websites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both said that this 4K and 8K TV was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The expert at one additional expert review site decided that this Samsung TV was good. This TV received "" award from Maxit.com.my.

Homecinemachoice.com gave this Samsung TV a "Reference Status" award, it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 85%.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 47,290 expert and owner reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by £471 (9%)

There was a cheaper price of £3,999 at RLR Distribution 40 days ago.

Expensive

The price range of TVs of this type and age is from £319 to £23,800. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since April 2015.


Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE78JS9500 has a built-in camera, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency, however the UE78JS9500 is one of the more expensive to run TVs of this age and type that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE78JS9500 is £350.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE78JS9500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the Sony KD-75X9405 (£4,499).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE78JS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE78JS9500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Other Features

Three USB Ports

three USB ports

Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television only have two USB ports, however the UE78JS9500 has three USB ports.

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Packaging Content

Has a Camera Included

The UE78JS9500 has a camera included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UE78JS9500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago also have a desktop stand included.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The UE78JS9500 features motion control, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE78JS9500 features extended PVR. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also feature extended PVR.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE78JS9500 supports BD Wise. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support BD Wise.

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Features Voice Control

The UE78JS9500 features voice control. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE78JS9500 features local dimming, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of a similar age and spec to this television is 28W, and the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W. At 70 Watts, the UE78JS9500 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE78JS9500 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UE78JS9500 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power (30 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television. Across all the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television the subwoofer RMS powers range from 2W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE78JS9500 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE78JS9500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE78JS9500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE78JS9500 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support screen mirroring.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The Samsung UE78JS9500 has a wireless connection. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also have a wireless connection.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE78JS9500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE78JS9500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE78JS9500 supports Smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the UE78JS9500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Display

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE78JS9500 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the Samsung UE78JS9500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV. 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV have motion interpolation frequencies of between 100Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 870Hz.

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78 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 78 inch TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers product samsungue78js9500, product ue78js95009series, samsung ue78js9500txxu, samsung ue78js9500lxxn, samsungtv ue78js9500, cello ue78js9500tv, samsung 78js9500t
Barcodes 08806086595544, 08806086692199, 08806086723251, 08806086813242, 08806086855198

Samsung UE78JS9500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE78JS9500 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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