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Samsung UN60HU8550
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Samsung UN60HU8550

tomsguide.com Editor's Choice
60" Flat May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This 4K and 8K TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Tomsguide.com who said that this TV was marvellous.

Good Expert Reviews

This television received a score of 80 out of 100 from TV expert review site tomsguide.com.

Excellent Brand

We checked 22,325 user and expert reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

Good Picture Quality

Several Samsung UN60HU8550 owners reckoned that it had good picture quality. Last year Tomsguide.com rated it 4 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Great black levels, shadow detail”. One person considered that this TV had good colour saturation. Tomsguide.com said “Colors run slightly cool” in their review.

Nice Design

Several Samsung UN60HU8550 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Tomsguide.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “The gorgeous deep blacks vanish” in their review. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Elegant, utilitarian design”.

Good Product Quality

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Tomsguide.com mentioned “Samsung's trim, 65-inch 4K TV delivers great image quality and smart TV features in an attractive package”. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “Very good picture quality (but only when viewed headon”.

Good High Def TV

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Tomsguide.com said in their review of this TV last year “There's no question that TV manufacturers are committed to Ultra HD, also known as 4K, sets” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Topclass detailin both 4K and Full HD”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Samsung UN60HU8550 reviewer mentioned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Tomsguide.com mentioned “Active shutter 3D glasses with RF sync”.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed it considered that it had good features.

Robust

One Samsung UN60HU8550 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Tomsguide.com said “The Samsung UNH 8550 4K LED LCD has an excellent picture with deep black levels, accurate color and solid uniformity with little blooming”.

3D Compatible

The UN60HU8550 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN60HU8550.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN60HU8550 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UN60HU8550.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN60HU8550 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have a WiFi connection.

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Two RF Ports

The UN60HU8550 is a two RF port television.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UN60HU8550 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,200 hertz) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN60HU8550 is 910Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 35.55 millimeters, the UN60HU8550 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have thicknesses of between 10mm and 94mm, and the average thickness is 52mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN60HU8550 do not have a built-in camera. The UN60HU8550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN60HU8550 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN60HU8550 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN60HU8550

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 a comparable type and age to it. 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 Samsung television has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Display
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HD Type
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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TV Tuner
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Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
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RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Remote Output Port
Networking
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
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AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Width
Packaging Content

1 Award

tomsguide.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
12 February 2015

Samsung's trim, 65-inch 4K TV delivers great image quality and smart TV features in an attractive package and at an approachable price. Who it's for: TV lovers who are ready to jump into...

Tomsguide.com

Very good picture quality (but only when viewed headon)
Wide variety of smart TV apps, including Netflix and Hulu
Ability to download additional apps
Future upgrade capability via the One Connect box
Active shutter 3D glasses with RF sync
Noticeable contrast fading and color washout when viewed from off axis
The gorgeous deep blacks vanish
Nonrechargeable 3D glasses
Touchpad remote control is a little too sensitive, even when set to its lowest sensitivity setting
Hard to nail onscreen

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 17 October 2014 by 180A
180A would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

3D images very good suggest you buy harmony remote and have he systems programed by the Geek Squad...

Gorgeous picture
Picture quality
Awesome picture
Vivid color
Appears that you are looking at a picture in a magazine
Occasional bufferingpixelation
Haven't found anything yet
Not much so far
Rear facing speakers reduce sound quality
Sound
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Venkatx5
Venkatx5 would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

It's a Wonderful 4K 3D TV so far I've seen. (I don't consider "Curved" design.) Limitations: 1. It has 3 USB ports. But only one is USB 3.0. Rest 2 are USB 2.0. The middle USB Port is not working... Read more…

Everything
Picture
Very slim and light weight
Decent price point for "ultrabook" ( I got mine open box for 579 IMHO a more realistic price for this laptop
Ivy Bridge SSD
Cost
Big screen bezel
Spotty wireless when not plugged in (could be driver issue but also manufacturing
Core 5 has pretty low clock speed
Mediocre trackpad
Reviewed 25 October 2014 by FrustratedCustomer
FrustratedCustomer would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

Though we have no complaints about the television itself, we took advantage of the optional upgrade for the sound bar, which does not appear to be controllable through the television remote. We... Read more…

The picture is amazing
The crips dark blacks
Great price
Outstanding picture
Awesome picture. Future proof with 4K
Built in speakers
Sound is decent with speakers being on the back of TV
Sound is good
Not great
Nothing negative yet
Reviewed 2 September 2014 by Newtech2014

Samsung UHD8550 is not upscaling anything, just make picture washed out, and objects blurry. TV cannot be connected to Netflix, even with Samsung rep help. ECO sensor works in opposite way: in... Read more…

Light wight
Great hardware for the price, and the SSD cache is a noticeable speed boost (though not as quick as a true SSD drive). The aluminium case feels sturdy which should be expected from Asus. And there's a
Amazing Visuals
Very easy and intuitive to use
Easy to operate
Upscailing is not working with standard signal
Windows 8 is best experienced with a touch screen, which this doessn't have. The touch pad gestures help, but I quickly installed 3rd party software to replace the Metro UI with a classic start menu.
So far
No down side
Sound is adverage since speaker are down directed -needs sound bar or theater sound system for full effects

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un60hu8550
Barcodes 00887276030326
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