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Samsung UN65JS9500

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64.5" Curved Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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Samsung UN65JS9500 Review - Curved 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV
Samsung UN65JS9500 - Product Review
SAMSUNG UN65JS9500 SUHD TV REVIEW
Samsung UN65JS9500 Curved 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV Review

18 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

This Samsung television has received eleven awards from experts.

The reviewers at three expert review sites all concluded that this TV was excellent and gave it their highest award. Digitaltrends.com, Hardwarezone.com.sg and Reviewed.com all gave this television an "Editor's Choice" award.

The reviewers at Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both strongly endorse this TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The expert at one other expert review site thought that this Samsung TV 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 out of 100 based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 648 user reviews this television has an excellent overall user rating.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 23,817 expert and owner reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

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Nice Design

Several Samsung UN65JS9500 reviewers said in their reviews that it was a good design. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “Samsung's flagship JS9500 series of curved 4K LED HDTVs have a striking design and multitudinous features.”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com scored it 5 stars and said “The JS9500 is a remarkable feat in television design and engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date”. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “The UE65JS9500 boasts an undeniably premium design” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN65JS9500 was good looking.

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Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed the Samsung UN65JS9500 concluded that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “The feature-packed UE65JS9500 TV offers great contrast and accurate colours” in their review. Expert website Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote in their review of the Samsung UN65JS9500 “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”.

Some Samsung UN65JS9500 owners said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

One Samsung UN65JS9500 owner considered that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Expert review site Soundandvision.com mentioned two years ago “The promised delivery of Ultra HD on Blu-ray (the route most likely to offer the best UHD quali” .

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Good High Def TV

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Soundandvision.com mentioned “Ultra HD remains very much a work in progress” in their review. Soundandvision.com also wrote “This is the first consumer Ultra HDTV out of the gate offering more than just four times the resolution of 1080p HD”.

Good Technical Features

A few customers who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned “If you're after a large TV with first class picture and excellent smart features, do check it out” and scored it 5 stars. Expert review site Avforums.com said “It includes all the latest features with an Ultra HD 4K 10-bit panel” .

Robust

Two people who bought the product agreed that it was well made. Digitalversus.com said in their review of this TV on expert website Digital Versus “Feels very solid”.

Good Product Quality

Some customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert website Hdtvsolutions.com wrote “The display's picture quality is stunning” and scored it 4 stars. Hdtvsolutions.com also said “The nano-crystal technology produces superlative picture quality with a wide sumptuous range of colors”.

Good Smart TV

One customer reckoned that this TV had great smart functions.

Good Sound Quality

One Samsung UN65JS9500 owner who purchased this TV considered that it had good sound quality. Pocket-Lint.com said in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review on Pocket Lint “It's tempting to imagine that the extra S stands for "super", although Super Ultra High-Definition might sound a bit much”.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good depth. Businessspectator.com.au wrote “The Korean arch-­rivals are now spruiking even newer technologies that promise better colour accuracy and depth, with blacker blacks” in their review.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UN65JS9500 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65JS9500 which do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UN65JS9500 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been around for more than a year also have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS8500[plb_3176292_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UN65JS9500 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN65JS9500 also support smart TV.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS8500[plb_3176292_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the UN65JS9500 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN65JS9500 is 8W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W. The UN65JS9500 has a quite high RMS rated power (40 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago.

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3 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of customers thought this TV was not cheap. Cnet.com said in their review of this TV on CNET.com “The JS9500 is Samsung's most potent Jedi warrior, its most expensive TV for 2015 an”. Expert website Gizmodo.com.au said “A bloody big, bloody beautiful and bloody expensive TV from Sam” in their review.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UN65JS9500, the Samsung UN65JS9500 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might want to consider including the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price], or the 65EG960[pl_2880027_price] both from LG.

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Heavy

4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago have weights of between 1.1kg and 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At 30.6 kilograms, the UN65JS9500 is quite heavy compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the UN65JS9500.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN65JS9500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that were launched more than a year ago. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this television was released.

Running Costs Are Average

The UN65JS9500 has an average running cost of £179 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 465 televisions of a comparable type and age.

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10 Awards

benchmark.pl Good Product Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick reviewed.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Reference Status avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended

Expert Reviews

(40)
9 December 2015

Despite being an excellent example of LCD TV state of the art, Samsung's high-end JS9500 loses the picture quality battle against OLED TVs...

8 December 2015

In the cosmic battle for TV picture quality supremacy, it's the light side versus the dark side. LED LCD versus OLED . Samsung versus LG. And the dark side wins this round.The JS9500 is Samsung's... Read more…

8 December 2015

Despite being an excellent example of LCD TV state of the art, Samsung's high-end JS9500 loses the picture quality battle against OLED TVs...

23 November 2015

Hardwarezone.com.sg

There's a reason why Samsung is the leader in the global TV market for the past 9 years, and on track to get its 10-peat this year: a wide variety of models and competitive pricing aside, it... Read more…

29 October 2015

While the Samsung UE65JS9500 isn't quite perfect, if you can install it so that you're not too affected by its reflection issues then its picture strengths far outweigh its flaws. The JS9500 is a...

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User Reviews

(231)
Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Tacky187
Tacky187 would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500

Picture Quality Although I think curved TV's don't natively bring a lot to the table, the picture is truly amazing. Instead of edge lit LED (which really stands out in dark scenes), the TV is... Read more…

Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Jpmciii
Jpmciii would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500 (Verified Purchase)

The JS9500 is a sweet TV. Great depth of color. Blacks are superior to any LED TV I've seen so far. I think OLED black levels might be better but the colors on this TV are definitely better than... Read more…

Reviewed 4 April 2015 by Tato123
Tato123 would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500

After spending a lot of time researching and waiting for the perfect tv set, this is it! The picture quality is incredibly rich, colors are vibrant, hd looks amazing (especially considering most... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2015 by Sincere25Technology
(Verified Purchase)

I just got this TV, and what a horrible experience. This at least should be a close to perfect TV, specially when it has full array. First, I had the remote replace do to pointer and remote been... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by MattCinFL
MattCinFL would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500

I was a Plasma devotee for a long time but that's no longer true. I've owned the JS9500 for almost two weeks now and I'm a convert. It's difficult to overstate the impact the TV has on your... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £176.26
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £178.09
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65js9500, samsung un65js9500f, samsung un65js9500fx, samsung un65js9500fxz, samsung un65js9500fxza, samsung un65js9500fxzar, samsung un65js9500fxzarb
Barcodes 00653341164094, 00887276088839, 653341164094R1

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