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Samsung UN48JS8500F + HW-J450
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Samsung UN48JS8500F + HW-J450

47.6" Flat Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 23,817 expert and user reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands.

Running Costs Are Low

The UN48JS8500 is in the cheapest 16% of all 465 TVs that were released more than a year ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UN48JS8500 will cost £105 over 5 years to run.

Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UN48JS8500 supports smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UN48JS8500 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-55CXW754[plb_2870479_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most televisions of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the UN48JS8500 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Samsung UN48JS8500 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and three RF ports quantitys, including the UN48JS8500 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The UN48JS8500 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems ATSC are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of TVs of this spec and age is 11mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 62mm. When compared to other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN48JS8500, the depth of the UN48JS8500 of only 30.48 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the UN48JS8500 do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UN48JS8500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price].

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the UN48JS8500, the UN48JS8500 does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UN48JS8500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 240 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UN48JS8500. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN48JS8500 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 770Hz.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN48JS8500F + HW-J450

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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 a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the UN48JS8500.


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User Reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2016 by Andrew
Andrew would recommend the Samsung UN48JS8500 (Verified Purchase)

Love the sharpness, love the depth of Color, love the depth of field....hate the Judder. Surprised I read nothing about this in reviews. The Action Motion Plus menu item can be set to Off...the... Read more…

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Great Picture Quality
Confusing Bad Remote Control

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.38
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN48JS8500F + HW-J450uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un48js8500, samsung un48js8500f, samsung un48js8500fx, samsung un48js8500fxz, samsung un48js8500fxza
Barcodes 00887276096421

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