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Samsung UN48H8000

48" Full HD Curved Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £93.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good product quality
Good picture quality
12 Reviews

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this Samsung television is 88 out of 100 based on 22 user reviews. Over 75% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 47,290 expert and owner reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Three customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good quality. N. Fairbrother scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “TV picture quality is excellent and would definitely recommend”. Two years ago Jim Murray gave the Samsung UN48H8000 a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Amazing picture quality and depth, especially with netflix content”. He also wrote “Sound quality surprisingly good without a sound bar” in his review.

Easy to Use

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Three years ago Kash wrote on expert review site Amazon “The Smart Features are easy to use and I have been able to link my Mobile Phone & Galaxy Tab via Smart Link” in their review of this TV. Jim Murray said on expert website Amazon two years ago “Apps easy to use” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the UN48H8000 is £94 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of a comparable age and type.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung television was released in September 2014.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Two people thought the product had good picture quality.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz. When compared to other TVs of this spec and age that we have assessed, the UN48H8000's motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz is one of the fastest.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

We compared all the other 48" TVs to this television and we think the Samsung UE48H6200 (£534.69) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the LG 49LX540 (£926.50) (49").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN48H8000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the LG 42LW579 is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN48H8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN48H8000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN48H8000 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The UN48H8000 features motion control. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also feature motion control.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UN48H8000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The UN48H8000 features voice control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also feature voice control.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UN48H8000 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN48H8000 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UN48H8000 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN48H8000 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UN48H8000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UN48H8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The UN48H8000 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The UN48H8000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The UN48H8000 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN48H8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

Across all the TVs of this age and spec the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. The Samsung UN48H8000 has one of the thicker depths (78.7 millimeters) amongst televisions of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un48h8000
Barcodes 00887276564098

Samsung UN48H8000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UN48H8000 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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