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Samsung UE55H8000

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55" Curved Mar 2014
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Samsung H8000 (UE55H8000) Curved 3D LED LCD HD TV Review
Samsung UE55H8000 Curved 3D LED LCD HD TV Review

27 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The reviewers at four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this television. Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com all gave this TV a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This Samsung TV has an average expert rating of 80% based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this large TV rated it as 82 out of 100.

Nice Design

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Cnet.co.uk said two years ago “Supremely stylish and bursting with features” in their review of the Samsung UE55H8000. Digital Versus wrote in their Samsung UE55H8000 review in November last year “The Samsung U 55 8000 produces beautiful pictures when viewed in brighter rooms, has an excellent smart TV system” . Digital Versus also wrote “Its curvy nature and stylish design means it also looks the business”.

A few Samsung UE55H8000 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE55H8000 concluded that it was a good design. Last year Digital Versus wrote “Attractive curved, screen design” but despite that they gave this TV a score of 3 stars. Two years ago expert website Reviewed.com said “It's that the design flourish adds notably to the price you pay” in their review and scored it 4 stars.

One Samsung UE55H8000 owner who bought the product thought it was luxurious. Whathifi.com said in their review of this TV “The upmarket H8000 series was announced at CES in January” .

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Good High Def TV

A few Samsung UE55H8000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Cnet.co.uk said in their Samsung UE55H8000 review “The UE55H8000 is the range topper in Samsung's Full HD LED line-up this year” and rated the product 70 out of 100. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “It still sits directly below the company's wallet busting Ultra HD sets”. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE55H8000 “Having already set the bar for 2014 TVs with its sensational UE65HU8500 UHD TV, Samsung is now turning its sights on the full HD market with the UE55H8000”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of customers who bought it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Claus Heinrich said “Has 4 pair of nice 3D glasses with batteries that are activitated” in their review of this TV. Johnson rated the Samsung UE55H8000 5 stars and he mentioned in November last year “I would give 5 star for 3D, better than theatre” in his review of the Samsung UE55H8000. Johnson also mentioned “We thoroughly enjoyed our first 3D movie in our home”.

Good Product Quality

Several people concluded that the Samsung UE55H8000 was good quality. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this TV last year “Picture quality is great” but despite that they only scored it 3 stars. Digital Versus also wrote “Excellent picture quality”. Digital Versus also mentioned “Good sound quality”.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

On average Samsung large TVs have excellent ratings as do all TVs manufactured by Samsung.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers thought it had good features. Claus Heinrich mentioned “You are connected, and, all features are working on new TV” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “It's a curved screen with the best picutre quality features for a 1080p display in Samsung's 2014 lineup” . Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com gave this TV a score of 4 stars and said “Is jam-packed full of top-notch features that work a treat”.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Samsung UE55H8000 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good sound quality. Claus Heinrich wrote in their review of the Samsung UE55H8000 “Sound is good and has surround feel”.

Robust

A few Samsung UE55H8000 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Digital Versus wrote “Impressive contrast combined with solid, yet detailed blacks” in their review yet they only gave it a score of 3 stars. Reviewed.com said in their review of this TV “A very solid TV—but you're paying for the curve If reviewing multiple curved TVs has taught me anything”.

One Samsung UE55H8000 reviewer who reviewed this TV thought it was strong and durable. Techradar.com wrote in their review on expert website Techradar “Accompanies its stellar pictures with startlingly robust sonics”. One person who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers reckoned that this TV was easy to use. Two years ago John Billingsley wrote in his review “It is so easy to use and a dream to set up”. Mr. D. Shaw scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon last year “Sound outstanding and ease of use great”. Digital Versus wrote “Easy to use smart TV system” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Four people said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote in their review “The curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus said in November last year “Great blacks and contrast ratio” in their review of the Samsung UE55H8000 nonetheless they scored the Samsung UE55H8000 60 out of 100.

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Good Remote Control

Several people agreed that it had a good remote control. Claus Heinrich said on Amazon “Great new kind of remote is included” in their Samsung UE55H8000 review and scored it 5 stars. Last year Digital Versus wrote “Effective motion controller”.

Good Support

A number of customers who purchased the Samsung UE55H8000 wrote that it had good technical guidance. Claus Heinrich mentioned in their review on Amazon “Good directions for quick start guide and setup”. Johnson wrote on Amazon last year “Setting up 3D with manual changes following the instructions was easy” and rated it as very good.

Good Size

Some Samsung UE55H8000 owners who bought this TV considered that it was a good depth. Claus Heinrich wrote in their review “Picture has depth and 3D look when it” and gave the Samsung UE55H8000 a rating of 5 stars. One Samsung UE55H8000 reviewer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was thick. Happy in Cyprus wrote “Now it has developed a thick black band across the top of the screen” but in spite of that they rated this TV 1 stars.

Good Stand

Two Samsung UE55H8000 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good stand. Claus Heinrich wrote in their review of the Samsung UE55H8000 on Amazon “Stand was easy to install” and scored the Samsung UE55H8000 5 stars. Cnet.co.uk wrote “Its curved screen immediately makes it stand out from the crowd”.

Good Smart TV Features

One person who bought the Samsung UE55H8000 concluded that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Digital Versus mentioned in their review last year “Has all UK catchup TV services” .

One person who purchased it thought it was good for social networking. Claus Heinrich scored the Samsung UE55H8000 5 stars and mentioned in their review “Is great if you Game, Facebook, Tweet or use your TV for social media interacting--I don't.”.

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Good Connectivity

One customer who bought it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Claus Heinrich wrote “Basically connects to the internet automatically if you are using a wireless network--finds it in 2 seconds or less”.

3D Compatible

The Samsung UE55H8000 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also are 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55H6470 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55F6500, or the Sony KDL-60W855.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55H8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the UE55H8000 also support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this television and we think cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE55H6470 is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55F6500, or the Sony KDL-60W855 is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55H8000, the UE55H8000 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE55H6470 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Samsung UE55F6500, or the Sony KDL-60W855 is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UE55H8000 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55H8000 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UE55H8000 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UE55H8000 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55H8000 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE55H8000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55H8000.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UE55H8000 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS power (20 Watts) amongst TVs of this age. TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE55H8000 have subwoofer RMS power of between 10W and 50W.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55H8000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55H8000 do not feature OLED technology. The UE55H8000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE55H8000 is 7W, the highest is 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the UE55H8000 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UE55H8000.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years the power consumptions in power save mode range from 0.1W to 93W. At 54 Watts, the UE55H8000 has a fairly high power consumption in power save mode compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE55H8000.

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Fairly Thick

At 89.8 millimeters, the UE55H8000 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55H8000. The thicknesses of comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55F6500 (47.2mm), or the Sony KDL-60W855 (93mm).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55H8000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that have been around for more than two years. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UE55H8000.

Specification

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OLED Technology
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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Video Mode
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3D Technology
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out 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
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Swivelling Stand
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
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Depth (with Stand)
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3D Glasses Included
Cable Included

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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25 May 2015

The Korean manufacturer's latest flagship Full HD model with curved panel is an attempt to break with tradition. The Samsung H8000 benefits from an unusual style and all the latest connected...

Good contrast
No crosstalk in 3D mode
Effective motion compensation
Two remotes, one with touchpad and gyroscopic pointer
Samsung's latest U 65 8000 is a monster of a TV, and that's not just because of its 65inch screen size
Glossy screen susceptible to glare
Narrow viewing angles
Risk of clouding
Samsung's 65inch wonder is a topnotch set, but we have a few minor problems with it
For starters, we found a little bit of lag in the default viewing options when playing games, but it's not a total deal breaker for the untrained eye
11 September 2014

Samsung's UE65H8000 is a gorgeous television set that will no doubt look the business in your living room and is jam-packed full of top-notch features that work a treat. We're not totally...

3 September 2014

A very solid TV?but you're paying for the curve If reviewing multiple curved TVs has taught me anything, it's that the design flourish adds notably to the price you pay. The UN55H8000 is quite...

21 August 2014

Avforums.com

We've already reviewed the 55-inch version of Samsung's flagship Full HD TV for 2014. The UE55H8000 was an excellent example of a modern LCD TV with LED edge-lighting and a Full HD panel. The... Read more…

8 August 2014

Curved TVs are great, yes I said it and you really have to check one out to really see and understand its benefits. A few months ago, we here at Booredatwork.com got our hands on the Samsung... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Johnson

I would give 5 star for 3D, better than theatre. We thoroughly enjoyed our first 3D movie in our home. Setting up 3D with manual changes following the instructions was easy. Better with 4k but for... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Claus Heinrich | 2 Comments

I waited two weeks to write this review, I wanted to be sure, and helpful to others. Buy it! Curved screen is awesome. Picture has depth and 3D look when it is not 3D. Very little side fade--hard... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2015 by Mr. D. Shaw
(Verified Purchase)

If you want a tv that's everything you want this is it everything connected by wifi at the touch of a button the clarity of the picture and sound outstanding and ease of use great.

Reviewed 1 November 2014 by Happy In Cyprus | 2 Comments

Around 3 years ago we bought a Samsung UE55D8000 3D TV, with soundbar. We loved the TV until 2 months ago, but now it has developed a thick black band across the top of the screen. Also, it now... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2014 by Pavel Matveev | 10 Comments

I bought my 55 inch TV (UE55H8000) from Samsung in April 2014 (almost top model), after 2 months of using it stopped working.
I've been calling to Samsung customer service/Visual FX (their... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $96.72
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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