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Samsung UN55ES8000F

55" Full HD Nov 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date £132.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sixteen industry awards
Good picture quality
Good technical features
88 Reviews + 16 Awards
Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Sixteen Industry Awards

This Samsung television is one of the most highly awarded by TV experts of all the TVs of a comparable age and type.

The writers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se, Pcactual.com, Avforums.com, Techradar.com/au/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph all said that concluded that they would endorse this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This large display diagonal TV received an "Editor's Choice" from Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au and Overclockersonline.net all of whom thought that this television was excellent.

This Samsung television was given a "Silver" award by both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which concluded that this TV was very good.

Furthermore, this large display diagonal TV received a Flatpanelshd.com "Highly Recommended" award and the expert at Itproportal.com decided that it was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This large display diagonal TV has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100 based on fifty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and T3.com.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 32,219 expert and owner reviews (including 816 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its large display diagonal televisions compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UN55ES8000 owners said that the Samsung UN55ES8000 had good picture quality. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review “Samsung's best 2012 LED TV is a strong performer for picture quality and design” . Cnet.com.au wrote on CNET.com.au five years ago “Samsung's premium LCD model offers excellent picture quality, good 3D, lots of smarts”. Expert review site Computeractive.co.uk wrote in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 in the same month “The picture quality was strikingly good, especially on HD ch” .

One Samsung UN55ES8000 owner thought this TV had a sharp image. Avhub.com.au wrote “Should have better chosen default for Sharpness setting”.

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Good High Def TV

A few Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote five years ago “Full HD, with LED edge-lighting”. Avhub.com.au said “Slimline HD TV with excellent picture quality”. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Brilliant HD performance”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN55ES8000 owners who bought the Samsung UN55ES8000 concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Stuff.tv said “The 3D image is the best we've seen from a TV so far” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars. Five years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV on PC Advisor.co.uk “Motion control party tricks, this would be considered a highly desirable 3D TV, with a strong online proposition” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Avhub.com.au said “SD and 3D delivery could be better” in their review.

Has a Full HD Display

The UN55ES8000F has a Full HD display, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UN55ES8000F has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some Samsung UN55ES8000 owners said in their reviews that it was thin. Channelnews.com.au wrote five years ago “Is this dual core, voice controlled Slim LED set worth the upgrade? Or should you hang on to your current set for the next gen?” in their review and rated it 5 stars. In the same month expert review site Computeractive.co.uk said in their review of this TV “It doesn't seem quite as big as that number suggests thanks to a remarkably slim bezel.”. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com gave this TV a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review “A super slim silver frame you’ll barely be able to make out from your perch on the sofa.”.

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was a good width. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au wrote “The bezel is the same consistent width right” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Features

Good Technical Features

A few Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features. Pocket-Lint.com wrote “The core of this TV has some top features” in their review of this TV and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Firstpost.com said in their review “The model possesses cutting edge features that very few televis” . Avhub.com.au mentioned “Its massive feature set includes a touch-pad remote” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000.

Good Webcam

One person mentioned that this TV was good for making skype calls. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “Camera is great for Skype”.

Nice Stand

One customer concluded that the Samsung UN55ES8000 had a good stand.

Good Remote Control

Some customers said in their reviews that this TV had a good remote control. Three years ago Avhub.com.au said in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “Touchpad remote very useful for browsing”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Remote with builtin touchpad is particularly practical”.

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The UN55ES8000F supports Skype, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Design

Nice Design

A number of Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewers thought the product was a good design. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “The Samsung UNES8000 LED TV boasts stunning design and more features than any TV on the market” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Slashgear.com said “A 55-inch behemoth, though with strikingly delicate design” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000. Expert website Ubergizmo.com wrote in their review “The remote still works The Samsung ES8000 Series is very attractive because of its striking design and large set of seemingly very advanced features.”.

Some Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Techradar.com mentioned five years ago “So it is that this 46-inch star boasts a gorgeous ultra-slim design” in their review of this TV. Techradar.com/au/ said in their Samsung UN55ES8000 review “Samsung is on typically aggressive form with the Samsung UE46ES8000, combining cutting-edge features with a gorgeous space-saving design” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Avhub.com.au said “Attractive design, innovative features, great appearance”.

A number of Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a thick frame. Three years ago Avhub.com.au said “Thin bezel looks lovely”. Expert website Cnwintech.com rated it 74 out of 100 and mentioned five years ago “Appearance of this product with a thin bezel really fantastic” in their review of this TV.

One Samsung UN55ES8000 owner said that it was well designed. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Well designed and responsive menu system” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews “It's a fantastic-looking 46in LCD TV with great picture quality and oodles of features.” and rated the product 5 stars. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of this TV “The Samsung's picture quality is outstanding right across the board” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “The Samsung UE55ES8000 is a beautiful TV with mostly great picture quality and a decent EPG that's let down by its voice”.

Easy to Use

Six people who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Expert review site Stuff.tv said in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “A brilliant smart TV made into something extraordinary by its next-gen control options” . Three years ago Avhub.com.au said in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “Crisp, detailed images, welldesigned and friendly interface, great control app and interactive controls, extensive features”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Interesting control features”.

Two Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewers who reviewed the Samsung UN55ES8000 considered that it was easy to use the menus. Digitalversus.com mentioned “3.8 / 5We take these readings using the best settings for watching a movie” in their review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Sleek design with thin bezel, good smart interface, light-up controller, generally good picture quality in both 2D”. One Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewer who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to handle. Avhub.com.au wrote “Brilliant HD content handling” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000.

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Robust

Two Samsung UN55ES8000 owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on Pocket Lint “Considering the over-£2,000 price point we feel it makes for a good, solid TV rather than an” in their review of this TV and rated it 4 stars. Avhub.com.au said in their Samsung UN55ES8000 review three years ago “Solid table stand, with unique design”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it had network functionality. Three years ago Avhub.com.au said “Excellent network feature set” in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000. One Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewer thought the product was good in terms of connectivity. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “Very good 3D display, excellent connectivity and media support, interesting new control options”.

One customer who purchased it thought it was able to connect to the internet. Expert review site Zoneitech.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “Beyond extreme thinness and dashing good looks and Internet capability, this 55-inch LED TV further improved by incorporat”.

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Good Smart TV

One Samsung UN55ES8000 owner who bought it mentioned that it had good apps. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Useful video sharing and apps” in their review of this TV. One Samsung UN55ES8000 reviewer wrote that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Expert website Stuffmideast.com said “High-def pictures (Blu-ray, Freesat or Freeview HD) are impressive too”.

Has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port

The Samsung UN55ES8000F has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UN55ES8000F has an internet TV function. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN55ES8000F supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support smart TV features.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN55ES8000F supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN55ES8000F has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Used As a Remote

The UN55ES8000F supports smartphones used as a remote. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support smartphones used as a remote.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UN55ES8000F has a Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UN55ES8000F has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The UN55ES8000F features local dimming, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UN55ES8000F supports BD Wise, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Game Mode

The UN55ES8000F has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UN55ES8000F has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN55ES8000 was not noisy. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “Noisy DVD playback”.


Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The UN55ES8000F features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Price

A Bit Expensive

Several customers said in their reviews that it was not cheap. Five years ago expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “An ultra expensive flagship 3D HDTV from Samsung”. Televisioninfo.com mentioned “The Samsung UN55ES8000 might seem overpriced.” in their Samsung UN55ES8000 review. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN55ES8000 “Expensive, face-recognition and hand gestures are gimmicky” .

One Samsung UN55ES8000 owner who bought the Samsung UN55ES8000 reckoned that it was not good value for money. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Pricey, not the finest DVD upscaler” in their review.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the UN55ES8000F is £133 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 285 TVs of a similar spec and age.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Samsung television was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un55es8000fxza
Barcodes 00036725237308, 08806071850955

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