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57

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Samsung UN65HU8500

Samsung UN65HU8500
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A good spec but slightly out of date 65" 4K TV, with satisfactory running costs and one of the largest display diagonals on the market
65" 4K No 36.4mm May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness 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:
77
Features
Good Features
72
Age
20 Months Old
32
Running Costs
£210 Over 5 Years
57
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2017.
It has running costs of £210 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 4,482 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Your TV understands whole sentences of speech ##nlu
Powerful quad core processor for faster performance
See your mobile content on a large TV screen quickly and easily
Updated smart view connects your TV, devices and content
Easy touchpad and motion control for your TV
Be entertained quicker with faster startup
Easier motion control with finger and hand gestures
Control your TV easily with voice commands
Say a keyword to find it with voice interaction______##kwd
Great multitasking with multi-link screen (dual)
4K
Great multitasking with multi-link screen (quad)
An immersive picture that seems to float in mid-air
Future ready
Clear motion rate minimizes motion blur
4 times the full HD resolution
A more detailed picture made for UHD resolution
UHD upscaling enhances the quality of all of your viewing
Stunning UHD viewing with lifelike vibrant colors
All the excitement of the big match with soccer mode
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

39
Watching Films
Mediocre
52
Watching Sport
Mediocre
65
Playing Games
Average

Samsung UN65HU8500 Video Reviews

Samsung UN65HU8500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 108,220 expert and owner reviews (including 49,980 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The UN65HU8500 is in the most expensive 12% of all 4,482 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UN65HU8500 is £210.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

Samsung released the UN65HU8500 in May 2016.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UN65HU8500 of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Samsung UN65HU8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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/QLED Technology

The Samsung UN65HU8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The UN65HU8500 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Samsung UN65HU8500's thickness of only 36.4mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN65HU8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Timeshift

The UN65HU8500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UN65HU8500 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 8% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN65HU8500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UN65HU8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UN65HU8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Extended PVR

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

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 84% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Voice Control

The UN65HU8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UN65HU8500 of 40W is in the highest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UN65HU8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Motion Control

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

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN65HU8500 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

un65hu8500g

Barcodes:

00748252416155

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN65HU8500

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