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Samsung UE85HU7500
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Samsung UE85HU7500

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85" 1,000Hz Dec 2014
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16 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This television has received four awards from TV experts.

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that this Samsung television was great. This Samsung TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from both Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com.

The writers at two more expert review sites liked this Samsung TV. This television received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 86%.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 22,325 user and expert reviews, Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Good High Def TV

Several Samsung UE85HU7500 reviewers who purchased the Samsung UE85HU7500 reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com wrote “Choosing to buy a thoroughly future-proof Ultra HD 4K telly is a big step in more ways than one” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “4K Ultra HD TV isn't exactly new anymore.” in their Samsung UE85HU7500 review and gave the Samsung UE85HU7500 a very good rating. Two years ago Avforums.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The HU7500 is Samsung's flagship flat Ultra HD 4K LED TV”.

Nice Design

Two customers who reviewed this TV said that it was good looking. Expert website Stuff.tv wrote “Open Gallery This is a gorgeous TV that pretty much ticks every box” in their Samsung UE85HU7500 review. Two years ago expert website T3.com said in their review of this TV “While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet”.

Good Technical Features

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV had good features. Expert website Stuff.tv gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “It's got great features, plenty of connections, decent future proofing” in their Samsung UE85HU7500 review.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Samsung UE85HU7500 owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago expert review site Digitalspy.co.uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review “Unlike 3D, 4K genuinely adds something to the viewing experience”.

Quite Fast Refresh Rate

The refresh rates of televisions of this age and type range from 50Hz to 2,000Hz. At 1,000 hertz, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the UE85HU7500.

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3D Compatible

The UE85HU7500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE85HU7500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE85HU7500.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE85HU7500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE85HU7500.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE85HU7500 have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the Samsung UE85HU7500 which has four loudspeakers.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on TVs of this type and age.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed the RMS rated power of, the UE85HU7500's RMS rated power of 90 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE85HU7500 is 10W and the highest is 120W.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year the subwoofer RMS power range from 10W to 40W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 22W. At 30 Watts, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE85HU7500.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE85HU7500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE85HU7500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE85HU7500 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year is 61mm, and the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm. With a thickness of 69.4 millimeters, the UE85HU7500 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Very High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

With a power consumption in power save mode of 133 Watts, the UE85HU7500's power consumption in power save mode is one of the highest amongst similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE85HU7500. Across all the similar spec televisions that were released one year ago the power consumptions in power save mode range from 43W to 140W, and the average power consumption in power save mode is 71W.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 298 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE85HU7500 has a very high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UE85HU7500. The annual energy consumptions of 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago range from 61kWh to 500kWh.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 55.1 kilograms, the Samsung UE85HU7500 is very heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE85HU7500. Across all the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE85HU7500 the weights range from 1.1kg to 82kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE85HU7500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

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4 Awards

hardware.info Silver Award avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

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13 January 2015

Although mightily impressive on almost all counts, early adopters keen to explore the emerging 4K ecosystem should go for a bigger screen than this 48-incher if they really want to squeeze-out the...

31 December 2014

So long as you're careful how you set it up, the UE85HU7500 is a terrifically cinematic and surprisingly affordable way of taking maximum advantage of UHD/4K. Take note, though, that it's also...

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11 December 2014

A great-looking 4K TV at a reasonable price, but you?ll have to put in the work to get the best picture and 3D isn't great...

24 October 2014

The ultimate value of 4K is, of course, up to you, the end user ? but as to whether 4K resolution is even noticeable at 48in, the answer is a resounding ?yes'. If the size is right for you, we...

18 October 2014

Avforums.com

The HU7500 is Samsung's flagship flat Ultra HD 4K LED TV and, after already reviewing the UE48HU7500 and UE55HU7500, it's time to check out the big screen 65-inch version - the UE65HU7500. The... Read more…

22 September 2014

The Samsung UE55H7500 is based on the 2013 F9000 series. The addition of an HEVC decoder, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 ports make it UHD/4K compatible straight out of the box. However, with a One Connect...

15 September 2014

Jon's over at Aardman Studios to test out the latest 4K TVs, including the Samsung 55-inch HU7500 which can put your decade-old TVs to shame in every way imaginable. It packs in a quad-core... Read more…

30 August 2014

While the elegantly curved Samsung 65HU8500 makes a suitably flashy flagship for the brand's UHD fleet, it's the more affordable Samsung 65HU7500 that piques our interest. Both are 65-inch UHD... Read more…

26 August 2014

At the moment, Samsung has plentiful 4K sets on offer. We would say the 7500 is all you will ever need. Going curved adds little to the viewing experience, while bringing a much larger cost with...

10 August 2014

While the effectiveness of 4K Ultra HD resolution at such a screen size remains debatable, there's no doubting that the UE48HU7500 is yet another superb LED LCD product from Samsung...

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Electricity cost when switched on $266.59
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $268.00
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 45 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500l, samsungtv ue85hu7500, samsung ue85hu7500lx, samsung ue85hu7500lxx, samsung ue85hu7500lxxn
Barcodes 08806086280372, 08806086281546, 08806086284950, 08806086306072
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