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Samsung UE85HU7500

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85" Flat Nov 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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17 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

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

An other two expert review sites liked this Samsung television. The editor of Trusted Reviews gave this TV a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info who said it was great.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com this television has an overall expert rating of 86%. TV experts think this TV is one of the better televisions that have been around for more than two years.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who purchased this TV thought it was good value for money. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com rated this TV 5 stars and said “The UE85HU7500 is a terrifically cinematic and surprisingly affordable way of taking maximum advantage of UHD/4K” in their Samsung UE85HU7500 review. Expert review site Stuff.tv mentioned in their review “And it's affordable for 4K, too”. Expert review site Whathifi.com said three years ago “The ultimate value of 4K is, of course, up to you” in their review of this TV.

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.

Good High Def TV

A few people who reviewed the Samsung UE85HU7500 thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Choosing to buy a thoroughly future-proof Ultra HD 4K telly is a big step in more ways than one” in their review of the Samsung UE85HU7500. Whathifi.com mentioned “4K Ultra HD TV isn't exactly new anymore.”. Expert website Avforums.com mentioned “The HU7500 is Samsung's flagship flat Ultra HD 4K LED TV” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Several Samsung UE85HU7500 owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Three years ago Stuff.tv wrote “Open Gallery This is a gorgeous TV that pretty much ticks every box” in their review of this TV. Also three years ago T3.com said “While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it had good features. Stuff.tv wrote in their review of this TV three years ago “It's got great features, plenty of connections, decent future proofing” .

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person concluded that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Digitalspy.co.uk wrote in their Samsung UE85HU7500 review “Unlike 3D, 4K genuinely adds something to the viewing experience” and rated the product 5 stars.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE85HU7500 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE85HU7500 supports smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE85HU7500 also support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price].

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Very High RMS Rated Power

Similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W. The UE85HU7500 has a very high RMS rated power (90 Watts) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UE85HU7500.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The UE85HU7500 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The UE85HU7500 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago. Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes.

A 2160p supported video modes is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UE85HU7500.

Amongst similar types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Four Number of Loudspeakerss

The Samsung UE85HU7500 is a four number of loudspeakers TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE85HU7500 have between 2 and 19 number of loudspeakerss.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The UE85HU7500 is a two RF ports quantity TV.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs that were released more than two years ago is 2W and the highest is 70W. The UE85HU7500 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS powers (30 Watts) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE85HU7500 do not have a built-in camera. The UE85HU7500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, however based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE85HU7500 is £347, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 116 televisions of a similar type and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UE85HU7500, the UE85HU7500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

The depths of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE85HU7500 range from 10mm to 99mm. With a depth of 69.4 millimeters, the UE85HU7500 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] (92.9mm) which is also higher rated.

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Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The power consumption (PowerSave)s of TVs of this age and type range from 46W to 140W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 91W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 133 Watts, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst televisions of this age.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 298 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The annual energy consumptions of televisions that are a similar age to the UE85HU7500 range from 66kWh to 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.

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Heavy

The average weight of TVs of this spec and age is 30kg. The UE85HU7500 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago (55.1 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE85HU7500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable type and age 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE85HU7500.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
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Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
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2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
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Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
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Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Face Detection
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
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On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
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Annual Energy Consumption
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AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
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Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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13 January 2015

Although mightily impressive on almost all counts, early adopters keen to explore the emerging 4K ecosystem should go for a bigger screen than this 48-incher if they really want to squeeze-out the...

31 December 2014

So long as you're careful how you set it up, the UE85HU7500 is a terrifically cinematic and surprisingly affordable way of taking maximum advantage of UHD/4K. Take note, though, that it's also...

Trusted Reviews

11 December 2014

A great-looking 4K TV at a reasonable price, but you?ll have to put in the work to get the best picture and 3D isn't great...

24 October 2014

The ultimate value of 4K is, of course, up to you, the end user ? but as to whether 4K resolution is even noticeable at 48in, the answer is a resounding ?yes'. If the size is right for you, we...

18 October 2014

Avforums.com

The HU7500 is Samsung's flagship flat Ultra HD 4K LED TV and, after already reviewing the UE48HU7500 and UE55HU7500, it's time to check out the big screen 65-inch version - the UE65HU7500. The... Read more…

22 September 2014

The Samsung UE55H7500 is based on the 2013 F9000 series. The addition of an HEVC decoder, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 ports make it UHD/4K compatible straight out of the box. However, with a One Connect...

15 September 2014

Jon's over at Aardman Studios to test out the latest 4K TVs, including the Samsung 55-inch HU7500 which can put your decade-old TVs to shame in every way imaginable. It packs in a quad-core... Read more…

30 August 2014

While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet, it's the more affordable Samsung 65HU7500 that piques our interest. Both are 65-inch UHD... Read more…

26 August 2014

At the moment, Samsung has plentiful 4K sets on offer. We would say the 7500 is all you will ever need. Going curved adds little to the viewing experience, while bringing a much larger cost with...

10 August 2014

While the effectiveness of 4K Ultra HD resolution at such a screen size remains debatable, there's no doubting that the UE48HU7500 is yet another superb LED LCD product from Samsung...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £344.51
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £346.34
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Energy Rating
1.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 45 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue85hu7500, ue85hu7500l, samsung 85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500l, samsungtv ue85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500lx, samsung ue85hu7500lxx, samsung ue85hu7500lxxn
Barcodes 08806086280372, 08806086281546, 08806086284950, 08806086306072

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