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Samsung UE65JS8500
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Samsung UE65JS8500

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65" Curved Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
The television of tomorrow is here today, presenting the JS8500 Samsung's all-new premium SUHD TV, designed to excite all your senses. Using ground breaking Nano Crystal Technology, the backlight... More
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One Industry Award

The writer at Avforums.com strongly endorse this 4K and 8K TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including whathifi.com and avforums.com this television has an overall expert rating of 95 out of 100. This puts this Samsung television in the top 3% of all the 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

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

Good High Def TV

One Samsung UE65JS8500 owner wrote that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Pete Smith gave the Samsung UE65JS8500 a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of the Samsung UE65JS8500 “Does a good job with HD sources too”.

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung UE65JS8500 reviewer considered that the Samsung UE65JS8500 had good colour saturation. Avforums.com said in their review of the Samsung UE65JS8500 “Great colours”.

3D Compatible

The UE65JS8500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the UE65JS8500 which are not 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might want to look at include the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price], or the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JU7500[plb_2824103_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago, the Samsung UE65JS8500 supports smart TV features.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper TVs such as the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price], or the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JU7500[plb_2824103_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE65JS8500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including cheaper televisions such as the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price], or the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JU7500[plb_2824103_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on TVs of this type and age.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the UE65JS8500 of 1,900 hertz is one of the fastest amongst TVs that were released more than a year ago. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this age and spec is 810Hz.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions of a comparable type and age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UE65JS8500 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE65JS8500 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE65JS8500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price].

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE65JS8500 do not feature OLED technology. The UE65JS8500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The UE65JS8500 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats H.265 are also supported by this television.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The UE65JS8500 is fairly heavy (29 kilograms) compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the UE65JS8500 the weights range from 1.1kg to 82kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE65JS8500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 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 TV was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
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Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Processor Core
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
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Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
USB Port
Dimming Type
Multimedia and Hypermedia Experts Group (MHEG
CI/CI+ Support

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(2)
19 November 2015

Avforums.com

The UE65JS8500 is the 65-inch model in Samsung's entry level SUHD TV range, although take the term entry-level under advisement as typical online prices (November 2015) are around £2,200. For... Read more…

Great colours
Good contrast
Excellent processing
Tizen Smart TV platform now as good as any
HDR
Some mild uniformity issues
Weak viewing angles
Haloing present with dimming system
Stand could be sturdier
2 October 2015

With more sizes, resolutions and competing TV technologies than ever, choosing the right TV for your needs is becoming increasingly complex.However, if you're after big-screen thrills, consider 4K...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Mr m bartosik
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent all round model, I am very pleased with this purchase...

Reviewed 2 May 2016 by Janulka
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent...

Reviewed 19 March 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I can't do this TV justice. But would I buy it again? Damn right...

Reviewed 14 September 2015 by Pete Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Stunning picture. 4k source material looks incredible, but does a good job with HD sources too...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers quick ue65js8500, samsung ue65js8500, samsung ue65js8500t, samsung ue65js8500l, samsung ue65js8500lx, samsungtv ue65js8500, samsung ue65js8500tx, samsung ue65js8500txx, samsung ue65js8500lxx, samsung ue65js8500lxxn, samsung ue65js8500txxu
Barcodes 08806086653466, 08806086653664, 08806086750080, 08806086815215
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