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Samsung UN60ES8000

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60" Oct 2012
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Smart TV Features Release Date
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25 Reasons For

Sixteen Industry Awards

This Samsung TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the large TVs that have been around for more than two years.

The writers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se, Pcactual.com, Avforums.com, Techradar.com/au/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph all recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This large TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au and Overclockersonline.net all of whom wrote that this television was excellent.

The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both said that this TV was great. Hardware.info gave this Samsung TV a "Silver Award" and Uk.hardware.info gave it a "Silver" award.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this television was good. This TV received a Flatpanelshd.com "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Best Buy" award from Itproportal.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on fifty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this television is 85 out of 100.

Average User Reviews

Based on 8 user reviews the average user rating of this TV is 70 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Fifteen people who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Cnet.com.au said “Samsung's premium LCD model offers excellent picture quality, good 3D, lots of smarts” in their review. Expert website Computeractive.co.uk wrote “The picture quality was strikingly good, especially on HD ch” in their review. Expert website Hardwarecanucks.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000 four years ago “The picture quality was superb and its focus upon aesthetics was second to none” .

One person who bought it thought it had a sharp image. Avhub.com.au wrote “Should have better chosen default for Sharpness setting” in their review of this TV.

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Good Size

Several Samsung UN60ES8000 reviewers who reviewed the Samsung UN60ES8000 concluded that it was thin. Expert review site Channelnews.com.au wrote “Is this dual core, voice controlled Slim LED set worth the upgrade? Or should you hang on to your current set for the next gen?”. Computeractive.co.uk wrote “It doesn't seem quite as big as that number suggests thanks to a remarkably slim bezel.”. Four years ago Gadgetshow.channel5.com rated it 5 stars and mentioned “A super slim silver frame you’ll barely be able to make out from your perch on the sofa.” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review.

One Samsung UN60ES8000 owner said in their reviews that the Samsung UN60ES8000 was a good width. Smarthouse.com.au said in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review “The bezel is the same consistent width right” and rated the product 4 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers who reviewed it thought it had good features. Digitaltrends.com gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said “Samsung says that sets offer identical features (save weig” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint “The core of this TV has some top features”. Expert review site Firstpost.com mentioned “The model possesses cutting edge features that very few televis” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000.

Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung UN60ES8000 reviewers agreed that the product was good quality. Trustedreviews.com wrote on Trusted Reviews “It's a fantastic-looking 46in LCD TV with great picture quality and oodles of features.” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000. Expert review site Stuff.tv gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review “The Samsung's picture quality is outstanding right across the board”. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au four years ago “Samsung's best 2012 LED TV is a strong performer for picture quality and design”.

Nice Design

A few customers who purchased the Samsung UN60ES8000 concluded that it was a good design. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000 on CNET.com “The Samsung UNES8000 LED TV boasts stunning design and more features than any TV on the market” however they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Expert website Slashgear.com mentioned “A 55-inch behemoth, though with strikingly delicate design” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Ubergizmo.com wrote “The remote still works The Samsung ES8000 Series is very attractive because of its striking design and large set of seemingly very advanced features.” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000.

Some Samsung UN60ES8000 owners concluded that it was good looking. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk said “The Samsung UE55ES8000 is a beautiful TV with mostly great picture quality” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000. Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar “So it is that this 46-inch star boasts a gorgeous ultra-slim design”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review four years ago “Samsung is on typically aggressive form with the Samsung UE46ES8000, combining cutting-edge features with a gorgeous space-saving design” .

Some Samsung UN60ES8000 owners thought the product had a thick frame. Avhub.com.au wrote “Thin bezel looks lovely” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review. Expert website Cnwintech.com wrote “Appearance of this product with a thin bezel really fantastic”.

One customer concluded that the product was well designed. Avhub.com.au wrote “Well designed and responsive menu system”.

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Good High Def TV

Some people who purchased the product thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned “Full HD, with LED edge-lighting” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000. Two years ago Avhub.com.au said “Slimline HD TV with excellent picture quality”. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Brilliant HD performance”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several customers said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Stuff.tv mentioned “The 3D image is the best we've seen from a TV so far”. Pcadvisor.co.uk said on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “Motion control party tricks, this would be considered a highly desirable 3D TV, with a strong online proposition” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000 and rated it 4 stars. Two years ago Avhub.com.au said “SD and 3D delivery could be better”.

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Large TVs manufactured by Samsung have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that Samsung also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Easy to Use

Some people who bought the Samsung UN60ES8000 reckoned that it was easy to use. Expert review site Stuff.tv gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned “A brilliant smart TV made into something extraordinary by its next-gen control options”. Avhub.com.au said “Crisp, detailed images, welldesigned and friendly interface, great control app and interactive controls, extensive features” in their review of this TV. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Interesting control features”.

Several Samsung UN60ES8000 owners who purchased this TV considered that it was easy to use the menus. Expert website Digitalversus.com said “3.8 / 5We take these readings using the best settings for watching a movie” in their review of this TV.

One person concluded that the product had a good interface. Avhub.com.au said two years ago “Sleek design with thin bezel, good smart interface, light-up controller, generally good picture quality in both 2D” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review.

One person who reviewed the product thought it was easy to handle. Avhub.com.au wrote in their review “Brilliant HD content handling”.

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Good Connectivity

One Samsung UN60ES8000 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it had network functionality. Avhub.com.au said “Excellent network feature set” .

One Samsung UN60ES8000 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Avhub.com.au said in their review “Very good 3D display, excellent connectivity and media support, interesting new control options”.

One Samsung UN60ES8000 owner considered that the Samsung UN60ES8000 was able to connect to the internet. Expert website Zoneitech.com said in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000 “Beyond extreme thinness and dashing good looks and Internet capability, this 55-inch LED TV further improved by incorporat”.

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Robust

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Pocket-Lint.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV four years ago “Considering the over-£2,000 price point we feel it makes for a good, solid TV rather than an”. Avhub.com.au wrote “Solid table stand, with unique design”.

Good Smart TV

One Samsung UN60ES8000 owner thought the product had good apps. Avhub.com.au said “Useful video sharing and apps” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review. One Samsung UN60ES8000 owner thought this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. Stuffmideast.com said “High-def pictures (Blu-ray, Freesat or Freeview HD) are impressive too” in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000.

Good Webcam

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN60ES8000 was good for making skype calls. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Camera is great for Skype” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review.

Nice Stand

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good stand.

Good Remote Control

Three people who bought the Samsung UN60ES8000 considered that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN60ES8000 “Touchpad remote very useful for browsing”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Remote with builtin touchpad is particularly practical”.

3D Compatible

The UN60ES8000 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN60ES8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UN60ES8000 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN60ES8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UN60ES8000 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung UN60ES8000 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The UN60ES8000 has more composite video in ports than most of the TVs of a similar spec and age to the UN60ES8000. This television is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the TVs of this spec and age which only have one composite video in port.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of large TVs that are a comparable age to the UN60ES8000 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. At only 30.47 millimeters, the UN60ES8000 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not noisy. Avhub.com.au said “Noisy DVD playback” in their Samsung UN60ES8000 review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago, the UN60ES8000 does 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 UN60ES8000 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UN60ES8000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN60ES8000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a similar age to it. 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 Four Years Ago

Samsung released the UN60ES8000 over four years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

16 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended Techradar Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended itproportal.com Best Buy Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice avforums.com Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice uk.hardware.info Silver flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended techradar.com/au/ Recommended 01net.com 4 Star hardware.info Silver Award M3.idg.se Recommended pcactual.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(88)
26 May 2014

THIS IS A PARTIAL REVIEW. The complete product review (and the whole issue in which it features) can be purchased here . This digital edition can be downloaded to your iPad or Android tablet... Read more…

Slimline HD TV with excellent picture quality and Smart Internet connectivity and apps
Attractive design, innovative features, great appearance
Sleek design with thin bezel, good smart interface, light-up controller, generally good picture quality in both 2D and 3D forms, great Smart Hub interface, well-rounded sound
Features and innovative control systems
Superlative pictures
Expensive, face-recognition and hand gestures are gimmicky
Expensive
Picture lacks uniformity, flimsy 3D glasses, picture presets are too harsh, does a TV really need gesture control no SD card slot, no custom EQ settings
Inaccurate gesture control
Noisy DVD playback
6 March 2013

Samsung is already giving Apple a run for its money in the smartphone market, and if Apple ever does launch a TV product it will find Samsung ready and waiting with its own Smart TV range. We... Read more…

5 February 2013

February 5th, 2013, In Reviews, Television Sets, by Mike OsadciwIt was in the Aug/Sept 2012 issue of CANADA HiFi that I reviewed Samsung?s excellent flagship PN64E8000 plasma television. Equipped... Read more…

Overclockersonline.net

I used to think a 55? TV was massive but after buying a home with a two story great room, I could see why many people are choosing larger and larger TVs. They just have to fit the space. A 42? or... Read more…

14 December 2012

?Hi TV, power on,? I say, as if talking to myself. As if wishing aloud that I had telekinesis. I'm alone in TechnoBuffalo's gaming room, staring blankly at my reflection on the TV set. I wait as... Read more…

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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 6 September 2015 by Nelson V.

All in all the Asus T100TAM has a great form factor making it easy to carry and use in small or large areas and the screen is very good and easy on the eyes. Just remember that this is a tablet... Read more…

Reviewed 6 September 2015 by William A.

Use Bluetooth headset/external speaker for superb playback. Got a Sam sung USB 3,0 Bluetooth Burner, works great! Spend a bit more time doing space mgmt., but near-instant on from suspend makes... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2015 by Kevin W.
(Verified Purchase)

I love this thing so far. I ordered this because my HP laptop has started to slowly die on me after just 2 years. Sold by Mobile Electronics and shipped by Newegg. It includes one year of Office... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Henry S.
(Verified Purchase)

I have to use a belkin usb wireless adapter to connect to my home network in the living room,, my acer connect anywhere in the house or outside...

Nice design
This really is a great tablet that you can use as an extremely light laptop however it IS a tablet. The small 32gb HD is too small for large files such as spread sheets, power point presentations. Sti
Convenience, battery life, Windows 10 great fit
This machine is a duel 32 bit computer, which they are calling a quad, , my laptop is a quad. . this fall below the speed and ability of my laptop from acer
The Intel atom CPU is not the best processors out there but it does get the job done . .. slowly. the added keyboard would benefit with another USB port only make it a USB 3 so file transfer can go qu
Touch screen and WiFi somewhat problematic

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Electricity cost when switched on $109.43
Electricity cost when on standby $0.47
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Total running cost over 5 years $109.90
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un60es8000, un60es8000f, samsung un60es8000, samsung un60es8000f, samsung un60es8000fx, framethetv un60es8000, samsung un60es8000fxz, samsung un60es8000fxza
Barcodes 00036725237315, 00610395124849, 08806071851167
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