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Samsung UE55F9000
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Samsung UE55F9000

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55" Flat Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
Get ready for a new viewing experience. With the latest technology and sleek modern minimalistic design, the Samsung F9000 UHD TV brings cutting edge features and design to your home. Stunning... More
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Samsung UE55F9000 55 Inch 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TV Review
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Samsung UE55F9000

21 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

This Samsung television has received seven awards from experts in televisions.

This television was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Trusted Reviews and Techradar, both of which said that this TV was exceptional.

The reviewers at Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both strongly endorse this 4K and 8K TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This TV received a "Best Buy" from Homecinemachoice.com who decided that this 4K and 8K TV would make a great purchase.

01net.com gave this television a "4 Star" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this Samsung TV has an overall expert rating of 86 out of 100. If all the TVs of this type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this 4K and 8K TV is in the top 13%.

Good High Def TV

Some Samsung UE55F9000 reviewers who purchased this TV concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Samsung's F9000 series represents an exceptionally promising 4K Ultra HD debut for the South Korean TV manufacturer” in their review of this TV. Expert website Soundandvision.com mentioned two years ago “With a resolution of 3840 x 2160—four times as many pixels as in standard HD—Samsung's UN65F9000 is one of the first so-called Ultra HD sets to hit the market” in their Samsung UE55F9000 review. Soundandvision.com also mentioned “Source material for Ultra HD is scarce today”.

Excellent Brand

4K and 8K TVs manufactured by Samsung have excellent reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Samsung also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Good Picture Quality

Three people who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. One Samsung UE55F9000 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was good for watching standard definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. G. Baird wrote in their Samsung UE55F9000 review on Amazon “Even more spectacularly with 3D content”.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung UE55F9000 reviewers thought the Samsung UE55F9000 was good quality. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “Despite excellent all-around picture quality” however despite that they only rated it 3 stars. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned three years ago “The UE65F9000 is another good Samsung TV with accurate image quality, good contrast” in their review of the Samsung UE55F9000 and rated it 80 out of 100.

Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. G. Baird mentioned on Amazon “I moved from a trusty Panasonic Vieira 3D plasma”. One customer who purchased the product considered that it was well made. G. Baird said “Standard definition pictures are very solid” in their Samsung UE55F9000 review.

Good Sound Quality

A number of people said that the product had good sound quality. G. Baird mentioned in their Samsung UE55F9000 review on Amazon “This connects wonderfully to the TV and delivers warm and rich sounds”. G. Baird also wrote “A soundbar or connection to a separate sound system is naturally recommended”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UE55F9000 reviewer who purchased the Samsung UE55F9000 concluded that it was easy to setup. Malcolm J. Huson wrote on Amazon two years ago “It is easy to set up and you get great performance” and scored the product very highly.

Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was a good design. Techradar.com wrote “Its slender design delivers an attractive alternative to the bigge” .

Good Standard Def TV

One person who purchased the product concluded that it was good at displaying standard definition TV.

Good Size

One Samsung UE55F9000 owner who purchased the Samsung UE55F9000 considered that it was thin.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE55F9000 has a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55F9000 do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the LG 65EC970.

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3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UE55F9000, the UE55F9000 is 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 65EC970.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE55F9000, the UE55F9000 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 65EC970 is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the UE55F9000 supports smart TV features.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the LG 65EC970.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago is 8W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 30W. With an RMS rated power of 70 Watts, the UE55F9000 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very High Subwoofer RMS Power

Similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55F9000 have subwoofer RMS power of between 2W and 70W. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55F9000 that we have assessed, the Samsung UE55F9000's subwoofer RMS power of 70 Watts is one of the highest.

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2160p Video Mode

The Samsung UE55F9000 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. Most TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p video mode.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode across all televisions of this spec and age.

A 480p video mode is the worst supported video mode amongst comparable types of TV.

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Light

TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UE55F9000 have weights of between 2.2kg and 120kg. With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the UE55F9000 is very light compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE55F9000 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LG 65EC970.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55F9000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE55F9000.

Average Thickness

At 38.8 millimeters, the UE55F9000 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the UE55F9000.

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Specification

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Smart TV
Audio
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Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Audio in Port
Networking
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Smart Mode
Control
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Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
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Picture Processing Technology
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3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Other Features
USB Port

7 Awards

soundandvision.com Top Pick Techradar Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(36)
2 May 2014

May 2nd, 2014, In Reviews, Television Sets, by Mike OsadciwIntending on outperforming all other models in their LCD (LED-backlit) lineup, Samsung?s flagship 65? 2160p UHDTV television delivers the... Read more…

3 February 2014

Whims and fancies apart, the 55? and 65? sizes of the Samsung F9000 series carry the best in class UHD screen along with the whole gamut of smart TV features that take the TV watching experience...

24 January 2014

As with all of the new Ultra HD sets, the Samsung might not give you everything that the future of the technology will throw at it, but for now it's an exceptional performer...

Soundandvision.com

12 December 2013

You now have a brand new method of showing your friends and neighbors how rich you are, without saying a word. The Samsung F9000 series Ultra High Definition TV with its 65-inches of 4K glory. For... Read more…

17 November 2013

Samsung's F9000 is an outstanding television. Then again, so is the F8000, which happens to cost about $1,700 less online. The big differences are the ability to take advantage of 4K material when...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 29 May 2014 by Malcolm J. Huson
(Verified Purchase)

It is easy to set up and you get great performance. I love the way all your cables connect to an external box rather than the back of the TV.

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by David Elsom
(Verified Purchase)

This is the best picture I have ever seen. The depth of colour and sharpness receives complements from visitors all the time!

Reviewed 27 March 2014 by Haydn Barton
(Verified Purchase)

This is an expensive TV but it really is good. It's the best picture I have ever seen on a TV and that's the most Important thing. Will I ever use all its functions? Not sure yet but I will try... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2014 by G. Baird | 5 Comments

I purchased this utter stunner about 2 weeks ago and I have barely left the house as a result. Standard definition pictures are very solid but your love affair begins with the introduction of blu... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Em "Em"
(Verified Purchase)

This is the most amazing TV worth every penny. We have an older Samsung 6 series 3D and thought it could not be beaten. The ultra HD4K compared to the series 6 is like going back to analogue. ... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $194.85
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $196.26
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55f9000, samsung ue55f9000s, samsung ue55f9000st, samsung ue55f9000sz, samsung ue55f9000szx, samsung ue55f9000stx, samsung ue55f9000stxx, samsung ue55f9000szxz, samsung ue55f9000szxzt, samsung ue55f9000stxxu
Barcodes 05060027200062, 08806085758285, 08806085760608, 08806085762411, 08806085762428, 08806085764200, 08806085764750
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