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Samsung UN78HU9000
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Samsung UN78HU9000

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended itc.ua Recommended
78" Curved May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
Samsung's curved screen is supported with proprietary technology that creates an accurate picture with exceptional color, without any picture distortion. It has a dramatically improved field of... More
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17 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this TV. This Samsung TV received a "Recommended" award from both Itc.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph.

The writer at Digitaltrends.com said that this 4K and 8K TV was marvellous and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digitaltrends.com, bigpicturebigsound.com and CNET.com.au this television has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 530 user reviews the average user rating of this 4K and 8K TV is superb. That puts this TV in the top 18% of all the televisions of this spec and age.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Samsung has excellent average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN78HU9000 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A number of people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality. Canadahifi.com wrote in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review “It never ceases to amaze me that every year a new generation of sets raises the bar on picture quality and at the same time improv”. Reviewed.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000 “Pure picture quality with the HU9000”.

Good High Def TV

A few customers who reviewed the Samsung UN78HU9000 thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Flatpanelshd.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “This is Samsung's second-generation Ultra HD TV” . Flatpanelshd.com also wrote “After releasing F9000 last year, Samsung has decided to launch several Ultra HD ranges this year”. Expert website Unbox.ph wrote “Samsung invited us to spend the night in Makati Shangri-La with their latest ultra HD TV” in their review.

Nice Design

One Samsung UN78HU9000 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN78HU9000 was good looking. Two years ago expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned “Samsung has struck an excellent balance of style, functionality” in their review of this TV.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN78HU9000 was a good design. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this TV on CNET.com “The Samsung HU9000 has straight-up great picture quality, design and features.” and scored this TV 4 stars.

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Good Size

One Samsung UN78HU9000 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good size. Expert website Idgnews.in said in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review “I'm convinced that 65 inches is the ideal size for most home-entertainment environments, unless you have the room” .

Has a Built-In Camera

Unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec which do not have a built-in camera, the Samsung UN78HU9000 has a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the UN78HU9000, the UN78HU9000 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN78HU9000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN78HU9000 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN78HU9000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN78HU9000.

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2 HDMI Version

The UN78HU9000 has a 2 HDMI version which is newer than the 1.4 HDMI version found on most TVs that are a comparable age to it.

A 2 HDMI version is actually the best HDMI version across all TVs of this type and age.

A 1.4 HDMI version is the worst HDMI version across comparable types of TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN78HU9000 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago. This TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN78HU9000 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,440 hertz, the Samsung UN78HU9000 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN78HU9000. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN78HU9000 range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 910Hz.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs of a similar age and type to the UN78HU9000 is 2W and the highest is 70W. The UN78HU9000 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS power (30 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the UN78HU9000 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs of this spec and age have between one and two RF ports, including the UN78HU9000 which has one RF port.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

The UN78HU9000 is a two loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN78HU9000 have between 2 and 11 loudspeakers.

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Heavy

At 45.9 kilograms, the UN78HU9000 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN78HU9000. The lightest similar spec TV that has been on the market for a comparable time to the UN78HU9000 is 2.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 120kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The UN78HU9000 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (375 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN78HU9000. The lowest annual energy consumption of 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago is 66kWh and the highest is 660kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN78HU9000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UN78HU9000.

Specification

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Digital Audio Optical Out Port
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USB 2.0 Port
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3 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended itc.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

(32)
8 April 2015

Television technology has been advancing at a rapid pace over the last several years and there are no signs of slowing down. It never ceases to amaze me that every year a new generation of sets... Read more…

2 January 2015

But I'm convinced that 65 inches is the ideal size for most home-entertainment environments, unless you have the room and the money to convert your den into a movie theater. Everything on... Read more…

2 January 2015

When Samsung's 65-inch curved LCD smart TV powers on, an angelic choir hums a joyous tune in the background and a glowing aura shines forth into the darkening winter sky. Okay, I'm exaggerating.... Read more…

This curvaceous Samsung looks great, and it's priced well for a 65-inch 4K TV. But OLED technology just looks better...

26 November 2014

While mildly deficient in some areas, overall the HU9000 is a first class TV, but that's only when viewed head on, as the fall-off in picture quality when viewed off axis boots the TV from front...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 November 2014 by Joey
Joey would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

I will start off saying I was a huge plasma fan and still am, but since they are no longer going to be made and no Oled 4k screens yet I made the decision on this 78"LED. The picture on 4k images... Read more…

Reviewed 11 July 2014 by LCROB
LCROB would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

We had the TV installed for us by Best Buy. They mounted the TV on our wall with the wall mount kit, hooked it all up and had it working. They were very helpful and explained everything to us. We... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Spuncookies
Spuncookies would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

Chances are if you're spending 8k on a tv, you can afford a soundbar or surround setup, so the lousy speakers don't matter. everything else is incredible...especially in 3d...

Reviewed 29 June 2014 by Mrprime007
Mrprime007 would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000

Out of the four high definition TVs I own this is the best the picture is outstanding easy to setup giant screengreat for video games beautiful 3d imagesI can't find one con about this TV the... Read more…

Technology
Size visibility
Best picture ever Curve is immersive Samsung Smart TV has it all. 4K is revolutionary
Picture quality is outstanding
Picture
Sound system is average
Only the price right now but has gotten better this year
Nothing
Sound
Speakers could be better but I'm using my Surround Sound with it
Reviewed 9 August 2014 by DaveW
DaveW would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

Even with all the hype this TV is unbelievable. Install crew wanted to take afternoon off to watch this TV...

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Electricity cost when switched on $213.34
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $215.68
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un78hu9000
Barcodes 00887276032207
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