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Samsung UN65JS9500

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64.5" Curved Dec 2015
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19 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

This TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the new similar spec TVs.

This 4K and 8K TV received an "Editor's Choice" from Digitaltrends.com, Hardwarezone.com.sg and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this TV was marvellous.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by both Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint, both of which concluded that this TV was good.

The experts at Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both decided that this Samsung TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The expert at one other expert review site concluded that this 4K and 8K TV was good. Maxit.com.my gave this television "" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this television is 85%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 412 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Samsung television is excellent.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

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

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Nice Design

Several Samsung UN65JS9500 owners who reviewed the product thought it was a good design. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote in November last year “Samsung's flagship JS9500 series of curved 4K LED HDTVs have a striking design and multitudinous features.” in their review. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review “The JS9500 is a remarkable feat in television design and engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date”. In November last year Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Digital Versus “The UE65JS9500 boasts an undeniably premium design”.

One person who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Expert website Gizmodo.com.au gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Samsung UN65JS9500 “A bloody big, bloody beautiful and bloody expensive TV from Sam”.

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Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good colour saturation. Last year Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus “The feature-packed UE65JS9500 TV offers great contrast and accurate colours” in their review. Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review “So what's the difference? Like plasma before it, OLED starts with a dark screen and then lights up pixels to create colours – letting it produce perfect blacks” .

Two customers who reviewed the Samsung UN65JS9500 considered that it had good picture quality. One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Soundandvision.com wrote “The promised delivery of Ultra HD on Blu-ray (the route most likely to offer the best UHD quali” in their review.

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Good High Def TV

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Soundandvision.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Ultra HD remains very much a work in progress”. Soundandvision.com also wrote “This is the first consumer Ultra HDTV out of the gate offering more than just four times the resolution of 1080p HD”.

Good Technical Features

Some Samsung UN65JS9500 owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it had good features. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote in their review of this TV “If you're after a large TV with first class picture and excellent smart features, do check it out”. Avforums.com wrote “It includes all the latest features with an Ultra HD 4K 10-bit panel” in their review of the Samsung UN65JS9500.

Robust

A few Samsung UN65JS9500 owners who reviewed the Samsung UN65JS9500 wrote that it was well made. Last year Digitalversus.com wrote in their Samsung UN65JS9500 review “Feels very solid” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung UN65JS9500 reviewers said that this TV was good quality. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com wrote last year “The display's picture quality is stunning” . Hdtvsolutions.com also mentioned “The nano-crystal technology produces superlative picture quality with a wide sumptuous range of colors”.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One customer who bought the product thought it had great smart functions.

Good Sound Quality

One person who purchased it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this TV on expert review site Pocket Lint “It's tempting to imagine that the extra S stands for "super", although Super Ultra High-Definition might sound a bit much” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Size

One Samsung UN65JS9500 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good depth. Expert website Businessspectator.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65JS9500 last year “The Korean arch-­rivals are now spruiking even newer technologies that promise better colour accuracy and depth, with blacker blacks” .

Has a Built-In Camera

The UN65JS9500 has a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for the last year do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The Samsung UN65JS9500 is 3D compatible. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months are not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55HU7500[plb_2233904_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN65JS9500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65JS9500 also support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think the Samsung UE49KS8000[plb_3346963_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV features which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55HU7500[plb_2233904_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN65JS9500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UN65JS9500.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Samsung UE49KS8000[plb_3346963_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55HU7500[plb_2233904_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN65JS9500 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the UN65JS9500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65JS9500. The RMS rated power of TVs that came out around the same time as the UN65JS9500 range from 10W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most recently released 4K and 8K TVs do not feature OLED technology. The UN65JS9500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most televisions that came out in the last 12 months have between one and two RF ports, including the UN65JS9500 which has one RF port.

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Heavy

The lightest new similar spec TV is 7.5kg heavy and the heaviest is 61kg. At 30.6 kilograms, the Samsung UN65JS9500 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN65JS9500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that are a similar 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 Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when Samsung released the UN65JS9500.

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10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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9 December 2015

Despite being an excellent example of LCD TV state of the art, Samsung's high-end JS9500 loses the picture quality battle against OLED TVs...

8 December 2015

In the cosmic battle for TV picture quality supremacy, it's the light side versus the dark side. LED LCD versus OLED . Samsung versus LG. And the dark side wins this round.The JS9500 is Samsung's... Read more…

8 December 2015

Despite being an excellent example of LCD TV state of the art, Samsung's high-end JS9500 loses the picture quality battle against OLED TVs...

23 November 2015

Hardwarezone.com.sg

There's a reason why Samsung is the leader in the global TV market for the past 9 years, and on track to get its 10-peat this year: a wide variety of models and competitive pricing aside, it... Read more…

29 October 2015

While the Samsung UE65JS9500 isn't quite perfect, if you can install it so that you're not too affected by its reflection issues then its picture strengths far outweigh its flaws. The JS9500 is a...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Tacky187
Tacky187 would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500

Picture Quality Although I think curved TV's don't natively bring a lot to the table, the picture is truly amazing. Instead of edge lit LED (which really stands out in dark scenes), the TV is... Read more…

Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Jpmciii
Jpmciii would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500 (Verified Purchase)

The JS9500 is a sweet TV. Great depth of color. Blacks are superior to any LED TV I've seen so far. I think OLED black levels might be better but the colors on this TV are definitely better than... Read more…

Reviewed 4 April 2015 by Tato123
Tato123 would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500

After spending a lot of time researching and waiting for the perfect tv set, this is it! The picture quality is incredibly rich, colors are vibrant, hd looks amazing (especially considering most... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2015 by Sincere25Technology
(Verified Purchase)

I just got this TV, and what a horrible experience. This at least should be a close to perfect TV, specially when it has full array. First, I had the remote replace do to pointer and remote been... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by MattCinFL
MattCinFL would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500

I was a Plasma devotee for a long time but that's no longer true. I've owned the JS9500 for almost two weeks now and I'm a convert. It's difficult to overstate the impact the TV has on your... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $135.65
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $137.06
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un65js9500, un65js9500f, un65js9500fx, un65js9500fxz, un65js9500fxza, samsung un65js9500, samsung un65js9500f, samsung un65js9500fx, samsung un65js9500fxz, samsung un65js9500fxza, samsung un65js9500fxzar, samsung un65js9500fxzarb
Barcodes 00653341164094, 00887276088839, 653341164094R1

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