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Samsung UN60F8000

Samsung UN60F8000

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60" Active May 2013
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30 Reasons For

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this TV and have given it twenty-two awards.

This Samsung TV received an "Editor's Choice" from Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom decided that this TV was excellent.

This television received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all of whom thought that this Samsung television was good.

This large TV was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com all of whom decided that this television was very good.

This TV received a "Best Buy" from Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com all of whom concluded that this Samsung TV would make a great purchase.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this television is 88 out of 100. This means that experts think this large TV is one of the better large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Good Picture Quality

Some Samsung UN60F8000 reviewers considered that the Samsung UN60F8000 had good picture quality. Three years ago expert review site Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas” in their Samsung UN60F8000 review. Expert review site Itproportal.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000 “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Expert review site Digitalspy.co.uk said “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room”.

Nice Design

Eleven people who reviewed this TV thought it was good looking. Three years ago Cnet.com.au scored the Samsung UN60F8000 5 stars and wrote “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition”. Techdigest.tv scored this TV very highly and said in the same month “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag”. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their Samsung UN60F8000 review “Samsung has not held anything back in creating its flagship LED LCD TV this year, showering the F8000 with an utterly gorgeous design, sumptuous high-definition pictures, class-leading standard-def handling, bright”.

Four Samsung UN60F8000 owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was a good design. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au wrote “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti” in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000 “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end” . Expert review site Techguide.com.au said in their review “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func” .

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Good Size

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN60F8000 was thin. Expert website Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish”. Three years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said on Good Gear Guide.com.au “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great”. Goodgearguide.com.au also wrote “Samsung’s latest Series 8 is the best LED TV we’ve tested -- the company continues to excel with its top TV, which is thin, quick, has a great picture”.

Good Product Quality

A few people who bought this TV concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk said “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package” in their Samsung UN60F8000 review. Smarthouse.com.au mentioned three years ago “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you”. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned in their review in the same month “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms”.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this TV had good features. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.”. Expert website Hometheaterreview.com wrote three years ago “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” in their review. Expert website Toptenreviews.com wrote also three years ago “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience” in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000.

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

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

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Good High Def TV

A few people who purchased the Samsung UN60F8000 agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com said in their review of this TV “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.” and scored the Samsung UN60F8000 5 stars. Expert website Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture” . Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on Pocket Lint “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today”.

Easy to Use

Some customers who bought it said that it had a good experience. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote three years ago “A friendlier user experience” in their Samsung UN60F8000 review. One Samsung UN60F8000 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to handle.

One person thought the product had good voice recognition.

One Samsung UN60F8000 reviewer wrote that it had a good interface. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote “Any minor quirks associated with Samsung's ultra-rich Smart TV interface should be considered a by-product of aggressive efforts at improving the Smart TV experience”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN60F8000 had a good 3D picture quality. T3.com wrote “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range” in their Samsung UN60F8000 review. Three years ago expert website Avmax.tech2.in.com said “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality” in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000 and rated it 80 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Several Samsung UN60F8000 owners concluded that the product had good sound quality. Whathifi.com wrote in their review “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.” .

Good Support

Several customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Technlologyx.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000 “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Businessspectator.com.au wrote “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space”.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UN60F8000 reviewer thought it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techguide.com.au rated it 5 stars and said “Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture”.

Robust

One Samsung UN60F8000 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was well made.

Good Smart TV Features

One person reckoned that it had great smart functions. Three years ago Whathifi.com said “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UN60F8000 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the UN60F8000 do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The Samsung UN60F8000 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN60F8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN60F8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a WiFi connection.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UN60F8000 is a four HDMI port television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UN60F8000 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The UN60F8000 has more composite video in ports than most of the televisions of a similar age and spec to the UN60F8000. This Samsung television is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the large TVs that are a similar age to the UN60F8000 which only have one composite video in port.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the Samsung UN60F8000 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN60F8000 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts, the Samsung UN60F8000 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN60F8000. The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs of this age and spec is 17W, and the subwoofer RMS power range from 10W to 50W.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on large TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Two Video Formats

supports two video formats

The number of video formats supported by the UN60F8000 is more than most televisions that were released more than two years ago. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the UN60F8000. The video format "ASF" is also supported by this TV.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung UN60F8000 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Thin

Large TVs that have been available for more than two years have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm. At only 38.09 millimeters, the Samsung UN60F8000 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The UN60F8000 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN60F8000 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN60F8000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN60F8000

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 televisions of this type and age. 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 Three Years Ago

This Samsung television has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
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
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Networking
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
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
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included

22 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy Techradar Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice pcactual.com Recommended muycomputer.com 5 Star hardware.info Silver Award techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice itproportal.com Best Buy Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice technlologyx.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended uk.hardware.info Silver avforums.com Highly Recommended homecinemachoice.com Best Buy Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice toptenreviews.com Silver itc.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

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22 February 2014

The Samsung F8000 family has celebrated success as the best HDTV available and our investigation supports this. Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive...

Technlologyx.com

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

21 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

22 November 2013

Samsung's F8000 Series represents an evolutionary leap in the company's LCD TV offerings...

Soundandvision.com

21 November 2013

This LED TV has one of the best video displays on the market, and it includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience...

Toptenreviews.com

20 October 2013

At first, all the features and apps that the Samsung UN55F8000BF Smart TV provides might be intimidating, but the TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms. You...

16 October 2013

When it comes to televisions, LCD panels with LED lighting seems to be the choice of the masses. Offering a good balance of affordability and performance, LED lighting can be credited for making... Read more…

15 October 2013

Overclockersonline.net

I remember the first TV Samsung shipped to me for review; it was a 46? LCD that sat in my parents living room. I thought that was a big TV but as years have passed the TVs started getting bigger.... Read more…

9 October 2013

Samsung, the global electronics leader is on a serious marathon run, and somehow no other electronics manufacturer seems to catch up with them. Be it product launches and new technologies Samsung... Read more…

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