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Samsung UN65HU8500

A relatively new and gigantic 65" 4K TV
65" 4K Yes No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung UN65HU8500 Review

With very good features and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung UN65HU8500 as follows for Summary.
78
Good Features
77
15 Months Old
24
£398 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of £398 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Only Mega dynamic contrast ratio
39
Mediocre
52
Mediocre
65
Average

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Samsung UN65HU8500 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UN65HU8500 of 65" is in the largest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN65HU8500 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UN65HU8500 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The UN65HU8500's thickness of only 36.4mm is in the thinnest 13% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Voice Control

The UN65HU8500 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UN65HU8500's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 7% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Timeshift

The UN65HU8500 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65HU8500 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN65HU8500 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Motion Control

The UN65HU8500 features motion control, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature motion control.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UN65HU8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. TVs resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN65HU8500 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UN65HU8500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UN65HU8500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UN65HU8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UN65HU8500 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 8% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN65HU8500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

This Samsung TV has been on the market since May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 5 year running cost of the UN65HU8500 is £398 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

un65hu8500g

Barcodes:

00748252416155

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