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Samsung UN65JS8500

64.5" 4K Ultra HD Active Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £1,684.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good stand
Unacceptable noise level
15 Reviews + 4 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this 4K and 8K TV. This TV received a "Recommended" award from both Trusted Reviews and Avforums.com.

An other two expert review sites both endorsed this television. This 4K and 8K TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk and the reviewer at Reviewed.com gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and said it was marvellous.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and CNET.co.uk this Samsung TV has an average expert rating of 83%.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 32,219 user and expert reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Stand

Two owners said in their reviews that it had a good stand. Stuff.tv wrote “Amazingly it's not even at the very top of the 2015 range On reflection, maybe ‘S' should stand for ‘special.' £2600 might be a high price to pay.”. Expert review site Whathifi.com rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “Perhaps that ‘S' in SUHD should stand for ‘success”.

Good Technical Features

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good features.

Good Remote Control

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN65JS8500 had a good remote control. Art wrote in his review of this TV “It walks you through everything so make sure your Smart controller is ready to go” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars.


Display

Good High Def TV

Two owners concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. 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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Design

Nice Design

One owner who reviewed the product said that it was smooth. Art mentioned “Be blown away by the detail and smooth color” and rated this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Art said two years ago “I turned off my speaker system and listened to the on board speakers and they were good for their tiny size”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the Samsung UN65JS8500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. The average RMS rated power of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 28W, and the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner wrote that it was noisy. Two years ago Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of this TV “While every other manufacturer seems happy sticking ‘UHD' (‘ultra high definition') loud and proud on its 4K TVs, Samsung's flagship sets gain an extra letter to form ‘SUHD”.


Benefits

Great for Films

One customer thought the Samsung UN65JS8500 was great for watching films. Expert review site Hometheaterreview.com wrote two years ago “It offers very good performance for all types of viewing environments, with a highly accurate Movie picture mode that doesn't demand advanced calibration” in their review of this TV.


Performance

Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The UN65JS8500 features adaptive Dimming Backlight. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also feature adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Has a Child Lock

The Samsung UN65JS8500 has a child lock. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also have a child lock.

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Supports Motion Control

The UN65JS8500 supports motion control. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support motion control.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN65JS8500 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN65JS8500 was thin. Art gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV “It is thin”.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UN65JS8500 has an ECO mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an ECO mode.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN65JS8500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Three customers who bought this TV considered that it was good value for money. Techradar.com mentioned on Techradar “The most affordable TV from Samsung's SUHD line-up, certainly is” in their review of the Samsung UN65JS8500. Expert review site Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “This more affordable 4K LED backlit offering from Samsung has some excellent features”.

Two customers said in their reviews that this TV was expensive. Cnet.com.au said in their review of this TV two years ago “The company's least expensive SUHD TV” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN65JS8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99), or the Panasonic TX-55CX680 (£539.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a Bluetooth

The UN65JS8500 has a Bluetooth, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UN65JS8500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UN65JS8500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The UN65JS8500 supports screen mirroring function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UN65JS8500 has an internet TV function. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN65JS8500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UN65JS8500 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The UN65JS8500 features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The UN65JS8500 is in the most expensive 1% of all 306 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UN65JS8500 will cost £1,685 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65js8500fxzarb
Barcodes 00887276096483, 653341163899R1

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