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Samsung UN65F8000

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65" Active Mar 2013
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26 Reasons For

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

This television has received twenty-two awards from experts in TVs.

This Samsung television 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 wrote that this TV was terrific.

The experts at Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all endorse this large TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all wrote that this television was very good. This Samsung television received a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com.

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

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this TV has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100. Experts think this television is one of the better large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN65F8000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Three years ago expert website Flatpanelshd.com said “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas”. In the same month Itproportal.com said “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source”. Expert review site Digitalspy.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room”.

Good Size

A few Samsung UN65F8000 reviewers considered that this TV 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”. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on Good Gear Guide.com.au three years ago “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great” in their review of this TV and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars. 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”.

Nice Design

Several people reckoned that it was good looking. Cnet.com.au rated the Samsung UN65F8000 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website CNET.com.au “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition”. Techdigest.tv scored it very highly and mentioned “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag”. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their 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”.

Several Samsung UN65F8000 reviewers thought this TV was a good design. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au said in their review of this TV “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti” . Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end”. Three years ago Techguide.com.au scored this TV 5 stars and wrote 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 Product Quality

A number of customers wrote that the product was good quality. Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their Samsung UN65F8000 review on expert website CNET.co.uk three years ago “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package”. Smarthouse.com.au wrote in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you”. Three years ago expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com said in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000 “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Pcmag.com mentioned “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.” in their Samsung UN65F8000 review. Expert review site Hometheaterreview.com scored it 5 stars and mentioned “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” in their review. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience” in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000.

Excellent Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung large TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had excellent ratings.

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Good High Def TV

Four customers who bought it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.”. Three years ago expert review site Toptenreviews.com said in their Samsung UN65F8000 review “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture” and gave the Samsung UN65F8000 a rating of 5 stars. Pocket-Lint.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Pocket Lint “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today”.

Easy to Use

A few Samsung UN65F8000 reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good experience. Whathifi.com said “A friendlier user experience”. One person mentioned that the Samsung UN65F8000 was easy to handle.

One Samsung UN65F8000 owner said in their reviews that it had good voice recognition.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Three years ago Digitaltrends.com scored this TV 4 stars and mentioned in their review “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 agreed that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site T3.com scored this TV 5 stars and mentioned in their Samsung UN65F8000 review three years ago “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range”. Expert review site Avmax.tech2.in.com scored this TV 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality”.

Good Sound Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Three years ago expert website Whathifi.com mentioned “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.”.

Good Support

Some customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago expert review site Technlologyx.com wrote “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple” in their review of the Samsung UN65F8000. Three years ago expert review site Businessspectator.com.au said “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space” in their review of this TV.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UN65F8000 reviewer who bought it wrote that it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UN65F8000 owner concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Three years ago Techguide.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV “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 customer wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had great smart functions. Expert website Whathifi.com said “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features”.

3D Compatible

The UN65F8000 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Samsung UN65F8000 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN65F8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UN65F8000 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UN55F8000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports One TV Band

The Samsung UN65F8000 has a greater number of TV bands than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported TV band is UHF, but this TV band is not supported by this TV. The TV bands DTV are also supported by this Samsung TV.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most televisions of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UN65F8000 which has four HDMI ports.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the Samsung UN65F8000 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and spec is 460Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

Similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN65F8000 have subwoofer RMS power of between 10W and 50W. The Samsung UN65F8000 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the UN65F8000.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the UN65F8000 is more than most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This Samsung TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UN65F8000. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

The UN65F8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 38 millimeters) amongst similar spec televisions of this age. The average thickness of large TVs that were released around the same time as the UN65F8000 is 56mm, and the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55ES8090 (30.8mm).

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN65F8000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN65F8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EA980, or the 55EC930 both from LG.

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Heavy

Large TVs that came out around the same time as the UN65F8000 have weights of between 1.8kg and 63kg. At 24.6 kilograms, the UN65F8000 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UN65F8000.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN65F8000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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 television was released over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
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
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Networking
Management Features
Control
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Stored Teletext Page
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
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
Other Features
Speakers
Volume Control
Housing Material
Technical Details

22 Awards

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

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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un65f8000, un65f8000a, un65f8000af, samsung 1080, samsung un65f8000, samsung un65f8000b, samsung un65f8000bf
Barcodes 00638499465163, 00887276022550, 00887276024875

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