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Samsung UN65JS9500

64.5" 4K Ultra HD Curved Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £178.09 Electricity cost over 5 years
Fourteen industry awards
Brilliant picture quality
Clear sound
283 Reviews + 12 Awards
hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended EISA.eu EISA Best Product Pocket Lint Recommended

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Reviews

Fourteen Industry Awards

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

The reviewers at Digitaltrends.com, Hardwarezone.com.sg, Reviewed.com and Technologyx.com all thought that this Samsung television was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This television received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Pocket Lint and Vido.com.ua all of whom concluded that this Samsung television was good.

The experts at Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both concluded that this Samsung TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writer at one other expert review site decided that this television was good. Maxit.com.my gave this TV "" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 85% based on thirty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 732 owner reviews this 4K and 8K TV has a terrific average owner rating. Over 87% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

We checked 32,219 expert and user reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Attractive Design

Twenty-four customers who purchased the product concluded that it was good looking. Tboy1019 wrote on Bestbuy.com “Stunning picture, reasonably intuitive menu system, looks beautiful in the room even when not in use”. Technofreak1 mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Looks beautiful in the house”. Vaquero rated this TV a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “I love the beautiful picture and the many options that are available including 3D” in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review.

Eight customers concluded that the product was well designed. Pocket Lint said “Attractive design”. Two years ago expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “Samsung's flagship JS9500 series of curved 4K LED HDTVs have a striking design and multitudinous features.”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote also two years ago “The JS9500 is a remarkable feat in television design and engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date” and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Three owners who purchased it considered that it was smooth. Tato123 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It's comparable to many of the sony tv's, gaming is very smooth and content still looks great” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Mattcinfl wrote on Bestbuy.com “Smooth transitions, deep blacks”. Ronald mentioned in his review of this TV on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Set up went quick and smooth via Geek Squad”.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN65JS9500 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year do not have a built-in camera.

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Brilliant Picture Quality

Fifty-eight owners reckoned that it was good quality. Pocket Lint mentioned two years ago “Incredible picture quality for the money” . Pocket Lint also mentioned “Brilliant picture quality” in their review. Techradar said “Ground breaking picture quality” in their review of this TV.

Solid, Neutral Colours

Eleven people wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Pocket Lint gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Dazzling HDR pictures, nonHDR content also impresses, improved Smart engine, external connections box, premium build”. Pocket Lint also said “Solid, neutral colours” in their review. Technologyx.com gave this TV a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote three years ago “The Samsung XP941 M.2 PCIe solid state drive is a phenomenal drive that flaunts its 1GB/s performance”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Keegs wrote in their review of this TV “Bought Samsung as their TVs have excellent color and are very dependable” .

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Excellent Pointer Remote Control

Thirty-one people reckoned that it was easy to use. Pocket Lint mentioned “Excellent pointer remote control” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review “So easy to use and the quality is fantastic” . Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Ease of use and quiet” in their review.

Seven customers who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Pocket Lint mentioned in their review of this TV “Profondeur des noirs, mise l'chelle Ultra HD, fluidit des menus, applications”. Three years ago Bestbuy.com said “Has simple settings as well as ability for technical use” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “All of the settings are explained on display” in their review.

Five owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com mentioned four years ago “Easy to set up” in their review of this TV and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Was to set up and get started” in their review. Wolverine23 mentioned “As far as the product goes I love it it was absolutely simple to set up and simple to navigate”.

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Bestbuy.com said “Very comfortable and good sound quality”. Also two years ago Mattcinfl mentioned “It actually takes a bit of time to get comfortable with the clarity of the image”.

One owner said in their reviews that it had a good interface. Techradar said “Tizen interface is effective” in their review of this TV. One person concluded that the product was easy to handle. Paulexchandler said on Bestbuy.com “I watch a lot of Netflix and this TV has an excellent Netflix app and handles 4K very well” in their review of this TV.

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Display

Brilliant Picture Quality

Fourty-seven customers said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Pocket Lint said “Firstrate blacks and shadow detail”. Hdtvsolutions.com scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The nano-crystal technology produces superlative picture quality with a wide sumptuous range of colors”. Hdtvsolutions.com also wrote “The display's picture quality is stunning” in their review.

Twenty-six owners said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Pocket Lint mentioned “Accurate colors”. Expert website Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV “So what's the difference? Like plasma before it, OLED starts with a dark screen and then lights up pixels to create colours – letting it produce perfect blacks”. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “The feature-packed UE65JS9500 TV offers great contrast and accurate colours” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Twenty owners who bought the Samsung UN65JS9500 said that it had a good contrast ratio. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this TV on CNET.com “The Samsung UNJ 9500 series produces one of the best pictures of any LED LCD we've tested, with excellent contrast, deep black levels”. Pocket Lint gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV “Strong contrast”. Expert review site Businessspectator.com.au wrote “The Korean arch-­rivals are now spruiking even newer technologies that promise better colour accuracy and depth, with blacker blacks and more striking contrast” in their review of this TV.

Five people said in their reviews that it had clouding visible in the picture. Sincere25technology wrote on Bestbuy.com “After two weeks, Clouding in dark scenes, movies or in regular programming started to appear”. B1981 mentioned on Bestbuy.com two years ago “The set does, however, show a poor contrast ratio when viewing at angles greater than 25 degrees and there is some barely visible clouding in some scenarios” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Catstolethecrown mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Use your search engine to look up "back light clouding fix” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two owners said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching blu-ray discs. Two years ago expert website Soundandvision.com wrote “The promised delivery of Ultra HD on Blu-ray (the route most likely to offer the best UHD quali”.

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Superb Resolutionin Both 4K and 1080p Full HD

Seventeen people who reviewed it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Pocket Lint mentioned “Superb resolutionin both 4K and 1080p Full HD” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Soundandvision.com said two years ago “This is the first consumer Ultra HDTV out of the gate offering more than just four times the resolution of 1080p HD”. Soundandvision.com also said “Ultra HD remains very much a work in progress” in their review.

Best 3D Seen Anywhere

Sixteen owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN65JS9500 had a good 3D picture quality. Pocket Lint said in their review of this TV two years ago “Best 3D seen anywhere” . Tacky187 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “The JS9500's 3D is really good, especially for active 3D; in both native BD 3D content” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Vaquero gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said last year “The 4K upscaling feature also works great and the 3D was also not bad at all”.

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions 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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Audio

Clear Sound

Twenty-six owners agreed that the product had good sound quality. Pocket Lint gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV “Clear sound”. Four years ago Bestbuy.com scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “Sound quality and comfort”. Pocket-Lint.com said on expert review site Pocket Lint “It's tempting to imagine that the extra S stands for "super", although Super Ultra High-Definition might sound a bit much” in their review of this TV and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Quiet

Two owners considered that the Samsung UN65JS9500 was quiet. Bestbuy.com mentioned two years ago “STM lens is really noiseless”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was noisy. Lowkal mentioned “I saw ghosting, heavy noise and pixelization on upscaling, dark scenes were horrendous” .

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65JS9500 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV is 10W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 26W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the Samsung UN65JS9500 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN65JS9500 had good apps. Technofreak1 said two years ago “The web based apps make it perfect for the home theater enthusiast” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Hdrinvegas mentioned “Super fast processor loads streaming apps super fast 4”. Dons said on Bestbuy.com “Great tv, Great colors, Does better then I thought, Easy setup, Great 3D, great Apps” although they only scored this TV 1 stars out of 5.

Three owners who reviewed it thought it had great smart functions. Expert website Gadgetguy.com.au rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “If you're after a large TV with first class picture and excellent smart features, do check it out”. Komwanabe said on Bestbuy.com “The "smart" features are easy to use” in their review of this TV and rated this TV a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners reckoned that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Nayarit1978 rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “I watched ultra hd 4k on Netflix app looks Very good, I would recommend this tv to everyone” in their review of this TV. Jpmciii gave this TV a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “House of Cards on Netflix) look spectacular”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good for watching YouTube on. Ron2001 said on Walmart.com “I was able to view 4K videos on youtube and they looked awesome” in their review of this TV.

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Upgradable Connectivity

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good in terms of connectivity. Techradar mentioned “Upgradable connectivity” in their review of this TV. Tdidub said “I like the internet connectivity along with the hands free options” in their review of this TV. Adar1827 said in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review “Smart interface and connectivity is very good.”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN65JS9500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Features

Good for Wall Mounting

One owner who reviewed it considered that it was good for wall mounting. Awall scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “We decided to wall mount the TV, best decision”.

Good Webcam

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for making skype calls. In April last year Malfred07 scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “The camera is also great for Skype and other web call apps” in their review of this TV.

Excellent Pointer Remote Control

Twelve customers who purchased this TV mentioned that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Cnet.com said “The redesigned Smart TV system and remote are s” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Tacky187 gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Remote I love the smaller remote! In the days of mega remotes that control everything, I find it refreshing”. Tpfromaz mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65JS9500 on Walmart.com last year “The ease and simplicity of using the smart remote make it even better”.

Loads of Connected Features

Twenty-nine people considered that the Samsung UN65JS9500 had good features. Pocket Lint wrote “An abundance of smart features” in their review of this TV. Pocket Lint also mentioned “Loads of connected features” in their review. Two years ago expert review site Avforums.com gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “It includes all the latest features with an Ultra HD 4K 10-bit panel”.

No Swivel Stand

Three people who purchased it concluded that it did not have a good stand. Pocket Lint mentioned “No swivel stand” in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review. Unsatisfied101 said “This 4K in this samsung pretty much eliminates that problem and I can stand close to the TV” nonetheless they still rated this TV a maximum of 5 stars. Mikev8 said on Walmart.com two years ago “4 Also the stand isn't good at all”.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One person who reviewed it said that it was good in terms of power usage. Unsatisfied101 mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Be careful with the energy saving mode on the TV”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN65JS9500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Bluetooth

The UN65JS9500 has a Bluetooth. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year also have a Bluetooth.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UN65JS9500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN65JS9500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Performance

Supports Motion Control

The UN65JS9500 supports motion control, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Features Voice Control

The UN65JS9500 features voice control, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Supports BD Wise

The UN65JS9500 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN65JS9500 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than a year.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The UN65JS9500 is green (Eco) compliant. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year also are green (Eco) compliant.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UN65JS9500 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago also feature 3D glasses included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN65JS9500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Benefits

Great for Watching Films

Six owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was great for watching films. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Shoots and feels like my old film slr” . Gt370 rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “The blooming on my set is very minimal and hardly noticeable even with movie credits”. Misterjim said “Used 3d to watch a regularl movie and it was amazing” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners who bought the Samsung UN65JS9500 concluded that it was great for watching Netflix.

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Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

Five owners considered that it was heavy and bulky. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Not too heavy to carry around”. Erbant53 said “The price is hefty” in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review. Instvnby said in their review of this TV “* Quite Heavy! This was to my surprise a little bit” .

Two owners reckoned that this TV was lightweight. Bestbuy.com said “Image quality and lightweight”. Runner gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “The picture is very clear, brilliant colors, lightweight”.

One owner who purchased this TV reckoned that it was a good body shape. Bestbuy.com mentioned four years ago “I love the smaller size body and the new features”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was thick. Instvnby mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It is thicker than some of the other 4K TVs you have seen - mostly thanks to all the state-of-the art display tech” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Heavy and Bulky

Five owners considered that it was heavy and bulky. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Not too heavy to carry around”.

Erbant53 said “The price is hefty” in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review. Instvnby said in their review of this TV “* Quite Heavy! This was to my surprise a little bit” .


Price

Good Value for Money

Twenty-one owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV “Get's you a lot of features for entry level price”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Good price - excellent picture quality” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Excellent price” in their review.

Eleven customers wrote in their reviews that the product was expensive. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “The JS9500 is Samsung's most potent Jedi warrior, its most expensive TV for 2015 an” and rated the product 70 out of 100. Gizmodo.com.au rated the Samsung UN65JS9500 4 stars out of 5 and wrote two years ago “A bloody big, bloody beautiful and bloody expensive TV from Sam”. Tacky187 rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com “That tech is expensive and not without burn-in flaws”.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Four customers who bought the Samsung UN65JS9500 reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Bestbuy.com said “Wish there was a more understandable manual” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “The lens is unpractical when the focus is manual” in their review. Bestbuy.com also said “The manual is rather lengthy” in their review.

One owner who reviewed the product said that it did not have good customer support. Verydisatisfied said on Bestbuy.com “Customer support from Samsung very unhelpful”.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2017.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the UN65JS9500 will cost £179 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 458 TVs of a comparable spec and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65js9500fxzarb
Barcodes 00653341164094, 00887276088839, 653341164094R1

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