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Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000

85

Kagoo Score

85

Kagoo Score

Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000

$779.99
$1,097.99
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and gigantic 4K 58.4mm thick TV, with very low running costs and a good price. It has a game mode and a smartphone remote app, features voice control and supports Wi-Fi. Owners report that this TV has good sound quality, picture quality and it's very good-looking.
65"
58.4mm
THICK
$116
OVER 5 YEARS
98
Reviews
7 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Sony XBR65A1E

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score

Sony XBR65A1E

$878.90
$878.90
Our Verdict:
An award winning and gigantic OLED / QLED technology 4K 65" TV, with a reasonable price and low running costs. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Miracast and features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant picture quality and sound quality, and it's very good-looking.
65"
86mm
THICK
$168
OVER 5 YEARS
97
Reviews
247 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$170 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000

85

Kagoo Score

85

Kagoo Score

Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000

$779.99
$1,097.99
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and gigantic 4K 58.4mm thick TV, with very low running costs and a good price. It has a game mode and a smartphone remote app, features voice control and supports Wi-Fi. Owners report that this TV has good sound quality, picture quality and it's very good-looking.
65"
58.4mm
THICK
$116
OVER 5 YEARS
98
Reviews
7 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Sony XBR65A1E

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score

Sony XBR65A1E

$878.90
$878.90
Our Verdict:
An award winning and gigantic OLED / QLED technology 4K 65" TV, with a reasonable price and low running costs. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Miracast and features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant picture quality and sound quality, and it's very good-looking.
65"
86mm
THICK
$168
OVER 5 YEARS
97
Reviews
247 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$170 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
13 Reasons For
27.6mm Thinner
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 is a 58.4mm thick TV, whereas the Sony XBR65A1E is an 86mm thick TV (27.6mm thicker).

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

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Smartphone Remote App
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 has a smartphone remote app, but the Sony XBR65A1E does not.

'Smartphone Remote' states whether the TV has the capability to be controlled using your smartphone, acting as a surrogate remote. This will usually require the installation of an app onto your phone.

Using your smartphone as a remote is helpful because it means that you don't have to use the official remote to control the TV - your smartphone will work instead. Helpful since you will quite often already have it in your pocket!

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Game Mode
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 has a game mode, whereas the Sony XBR65A1E does not.

'Game Mode' on a TV is a specialist mode that scales down the graphical fidelity of the video in order to free up processing power for response time.

In effect this trades slightly worse graphical capabilities for lessened input lag, meaning a smoother, more responsive experience when gaming.

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Digital Clean View
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 supports Digital Clean View, but the Sony XBR65A1E does not support this feature.

'Digital Clean View' is a function on Smart TVs that reduced the noise from low-quality signals.

Using Digital Clean View can drastically improve the picture quality on both analogue and digital signals by removing as much noise and blurring as possible from the picture.

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Wi-Fi Direct
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, whereas the Sony XBR65A1E does not.

Wi-Fi Direct is a system to allow your TV to connect directly to other device without requiring a wireless router as a go-between.

Wi-Fi Direct is helpful on a TV because it allows a TV to connect to another device (such as a computer or phone) directly, meaning there is far less setup required - the devices just need to be 'paired' (normally at a press of a button) and the y can transfer data between each other. This is extremely useful for streaming media onto your TV from a computer or phone.

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Voice Control
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 features voice control, however the Sony XBR65A1E does not.

Voice Control on a TV is a system that allows users to control various functions of their TV (volume, channels, etc) purely with voice commands, rather than having to use the remote.

Voice controls mean that you can control the TV from your couch without having to find a remote or move to manually change the channel or adjust the settings, leading to a more streamlined experience.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 has received a Kagoo Score of 85, but the Sony XBR65A1E scored 80.
$99 Cheaper
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 costs $779.99, whereas the Sony XBR65A1E is $878.90.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
23 Months Newer
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 was released seven months ago, but the Sony XBR65A1E was released three years ago
$51 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 only costs $116 to run over five years whereas the Sony XBR65A1E costs $168 to run (44% more).
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User Reviews Are a Little Better
The average user review score of the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 is 100% based on 6 reviews, but the average rating of the Sony XBR65A1E is 97% (based on 235 reviews).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 95%, however Sony only has an average rating of 85.1%.
7 Reasons For
OLED / QLED Technology
The Sony XBR65A1E features OLED / QLED technology, whereas the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 does not.

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

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Built-in Subwoofer
The Sony XBR65A1E has a built-in subwoofer, whereas the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 does not.

A subwoofer is a specialised bass speaker for your TV, designed to provide punchy and powerful low notes for music and movies. Alternatively, an underground dog.

A built-in subwoofer will give your TV's sound system a serious boost on the low end bass notes. This will be best experienced in the bangs, thumps and explosions of movies, or in bass-heavy music.

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30W Higher RMS Rated Power
The Sony XBR65A1E has an RMS rated power of 50W, however the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (30W lower).

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

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High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
The Sony XBR65A1E features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), whereas the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 does not.

High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) on a TV is a system that allows preserves details in the darkest and brightest areas of the screen that are lost using standard display methods.

HDRI on a TV allows for better contrast levels, greater brightness levels and a wider colour palette on films and TV programs. This translates into more natural, true-to-life colours that are closer to how we see them in real life.

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Miracast
The Sony XBR65A1E supports Miracast, however the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 does not support this feature.

Miracast is a peer-to-peer wireless screencasting standard formed via Wi-Fi Direct connections in a manner similar to Bluetooth.

TVs with Miracast can use it to stream media from computers and mobile phones at very high quality without the need to attach cables first, making the whole process far easier.

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Three More Awards
The Sony XBR65A1E has received 3 awards, but the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 has received no awards.
More Customers Recommend it
89.1% of 247 customers recommend the Sony XBR65A1E, but only 66.7% of 9 customers recommend the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000.

Awards

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3 Awards
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Average Expert Rating

Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
Best
5 stars
7 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
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0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 has better user reviews than the Sony XBR65A1E. The average user reviews score for the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 is 100% based on 6 reviews, where as the average score for the Sony XBR65A1E is 97% based on 235 reviews.
Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
Best
5 stars
6 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
208 reviews
4 stars
21 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
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1 review
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for Samsung is 95% based on over 150,000 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 85.1% based on over 3,800 reviews.
Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
Samsung

95

95

Based on over 150,000 reviews
Sony

85

85

Based on over 3,800 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

A greater percentage of owner recommended the Sony XBR65A1E than the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000. Out of 247 reviews, 89.1% recommend the Sony XBR65A1E, however, out of 9 reviews, only 66.7% recommend the Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000.

Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
7 months old Best 30 months old

OLED / QLED Technology

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
No
Best
Yes

Thickness

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000
Samsung
Series 8 UN65RU8000
17 trees 0.65 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony XBR65A1E
Sony
XBR65A1E
24 trees 0.93 tonnes CO2

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Design

Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
Really Good-Looking
6 people agree No people disagree
  • This TV is better than I was expecting, very easy set up to. Games on this thing look awesome, movies too. You will not be disappointed...
    Bevil151 - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • ... is absolutely beautiful. The screen is bright and clear and HDR videos in 4K just look gorgeous. 1080p even looks amazing as this TV does a superb job ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • I bought the 65" version of this and the picture is absolutely beautiful. The screen is bright and clear and HDR videos in 4K just look gorgeous. 1080p ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • ... right, I have ps vue for cable and it makes that look beautiful, ps4 games look amazing and of course 4k movies are jaw dropping. If you have the money ...
    Tazz84 - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • Very Good-Looking
    23 people agree No people disagree
  • ... days of purchase. Decided to spend the money to get the Sony. The picture is insanely beautiful, the sound quality is awesome and it has NOT failed. Only ...
    Anonymous - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • Easy Set up, beautiful piece of equipment (work of art), picture is clear from all angles, picture as good plasma pictures (Amazing Picture), sound is ...
    TDee - (Bestbuy.com) July 2017
  • Beautiful picture with awesome sound. Love our new television...
    Dee4596 - (Bestbuy.com) July 2017
  • Beautiful flats screen...worth every penny..would definitely recommend it to anyone...
    Escalade71 - (Bestbuy.com) November 2017
  • Very Well Designed
    11 people agree 3 people disagree
  • ... Yes. If you want the absolute best and don't mind paying more than a little extra for thoughtful design elements and fancy features, buy the Sony A1E OLED. ...
    Digitaltrends.com October 2017
  • ... instead of the Audi. If, however, you are looking for better valu...Gorgeous design. Perfect picture quality. Stunning HDR performance. Impressive sound ...
    Digitaltrends.com October 2017
  • ... black levels. Superbly good color delivery. SDR and HDR especially. Fantastic design. Good native audio power. Great motion handling. Still way more expensive ...
    4k.com August 2017
  • ... panel-based sound system. No color management system. Some white clipping. Gorgeous design. Perfect picture quality. Stunning HDR performance. Impressive ...
    soundandvision.com October 2017
  • Picture Quality

    Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Has Good Picture Quality
    3 people agree No people disagree
  • Great picture quality with color options for what you are looking for...
    Samsung - (Bestbuy.com) May 2019
  • ... chance. So i did, so far it's super nice. The colors, sound and picture quality is great. I don't have 4K channels but i still love. The gaming is amazing. ...
    Kev0987 - (Bestbuy.com) May 2019
  • I bought the 65" version of this and the picture is absolutely beautiful. The screen is bright and clear and HDR videos in 4K just look gorgeous. 1080p ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • Has Good Upscaling
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... and HDR videos in 4K just look gorgeous. 1080p even looks amazing as this TV does a superb job of upscaling it. I did a back and forth with watching Avengers ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • ... 1080p Netflix version paled to the upscaled Blueray version. It does a *nice* job upscaling 1080. I now have the chore of updating my classic DVD collection ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • Has Excellent Picture Quality
    116 people agree 3 people disagree
  • ... the best in home entertainment picture quality, but in the s... Stunning picture quality, like all OLEDs, but price-conscious shoppers need to decide whether ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au August 2017
  • ... Australian OLED market to itself for several years, offering the best in home entertainment picture quality, but in the s... Stunning picture quality, ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au August 2017
  • ... tabletop in our testing room. However, a few hours of viewing its impressive picture made me forget all about the unusual setup. Sony has definitely put ...
    tomsguide.com August 2017
  • Through the gloss screen finish with excellent anti-reflective qualities the A1E produces an awesome OLED TV picture quality that is unrivaled by 4K LED TVs at the moment. ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com August 2017
  • Has an Excellent 4k Picture
    15 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... LG's own OLED display panels but with processing and other key technologies from Sony's best for 4K TVs. In other words, you're getting the same OLED performance ...
    4k.com August 2017
  • ... is 10 X more life like then my old 1080P TV. Definitely worth it if you want the best 4K picture possible...
    Patrick - (Bestbuy.com) September 2017
  • This is by far the best 4K HD picture I have ever experienced. The OLED technology is far superior to any LED technology in producing vivid colors and ...
    DPWh - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • ... dated Sony 65" XBR HD set, but this new A1E OLED has been spectacular. The 4K is stunning and so far there has been No Jitter - nothing - sports, movies, ...
    Dan28088 - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • Has Outstanding Colour Saturation
    15 people agree 3 people disagree
  • OLED is the way to go. Sharp picture and brilliant colors...
    DNCSH - (Bestbuy.com) October 2017
  • Sony has always been my choice for televisions; The 65" Sony OLED TV has the best colors and overall picture I have ever seen on a TV...
    Buccaneer - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • OLED with perfect black colors makes for a beautiful TV watching experience. And you can never go wrong with Sony!
    Mousehole - (Bestbuy.com) October 2017
  • The Sony OLED is the greatest! I do not need to decorate my home after a remodel as I get all the beautiful colors from the TV! The clarity and color are ...
    Anna - (Bestbuy.com) November 2017
  • Has a Superb Contrast Ratio
    14 people agree No people disagree
  • ... the LG E7/C7 displays. I ultimately went with the Sony due to what my eye determined to be ever so slightly better black levels and a more cinematic picture ...
    Drottie - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • ... for my parents and they are enjoying the picture much better. The color contrast is excellent. The wider range of volume control has also increased their ...
    Gopher - (Bestbuy.com) October 2017
  • ... panel is manufactured by LG, Sony's processing chip sets and design... Black Levels. Uniformity and Contrast. Sound Quality. Excellent Processing of motion ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com August 2017
  • ... an LG television but in a Sony b...Stunning perfect OLED contrast and black levels. Superbly good color delivery. SDR and HDR especially. Fantastic design. ...
    4k.com August 2017
  • Displays Blacks Well
    13 people agree No people disagree
  • ... the manufacturer that produce... Sony's A1E series of OLED TVs shows off the technology's capability for perfect blacks and wide colors, with the power ...
    PC Mag September 2017
  • ... the manufacturer that produce... Sony's A1E series of OLED TVs shows off the technology's capability for perfect blacks and wide colors, with the power ...
    in.pcmag.com September 2017
  • The tv is the total package. It has perfect blacks, great color, great viewing angle etc. No complaints!
    Tonydean - (Bestbuy.com) September 2017
  • ... leave on the kickstand. Picture quality .. best tv I've ever owned. Perfect blacks, and surprisingly good brights...
    Daniel - (Bestbuy.com) June 2017
  • Has a Very Good Screen
    12 people agree 2 people disagree
  • ... remote. I also wish there was an HDMI out on the TV so that I could move the high quality video stream to other TVs in the house through my amplifier...
    Kenneth - (Bhphotovideo.com) May 2017
  • Best display quality and sound available compared to other technology. Pleased with Best Buy's salespersons knowledge and assistance in providing information ...
    Luvcup - (Bestbuy.com) November 2017
  • ... reputation. It is bright, big and beautiful. I mounted to the wall and love the display and color saturation. I wished that it had a dedicated subwoofer ...
    Technoguy44 - (Bestbuy.com) September 2017
  • ... not. It requires an AV system and speakers for that. I highly recommend it for the beautiful display. I avoid using the Android OS and get most of my content ...
    Technoguy44 - (Bestbuy.com) September 2017
  • Has Outstanding High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    5 people agree No people disagree
  • ... playback. Color Accuracy and Realistic Rendition. Side Angle Viewing. HDR performance superb. HDR Brightness. Appearance and Build Quality. Dar. Gaming ...
    lcdtvbuyingguide.com August 2017
  • ... looking for better valu...Gorgeous design. Perfect picture quality. Stunning HDR performance. Impressive sound system. Google Assistant. Alexa Voice control. ...
    Digitaltrends.com October 2017
  • ... Some white clipping. Gorgeous design. Perfect picture quality. Stunning HDR performance. Impressive sound system. Google Assistant. Alexa Voice control. ...
    soundandvision.com October 2017
  • ... felt was more extensible than WebOS. 4K and HDR support are awesome albeit only useful as more content arrives. But when content is viewed in that format ...
    Kenneth - (Bhphotovideo.com) May 2017
  • Has Good Motion Handling
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... SDR and HDR especially. Fantastic design. Good native audio power. Great motion handling. Still way more expensive than it could be. LG's 2017 and even ...
    4k.com August 2017
  • ... no competition, this tv is worth the money in every aspect, the motion handling is incredible, I'm so amazed by this tv, We all. Know that the screen is ...
    Neker718 - (Bestbuy.com) April 2017
  • Has a Sharp Image
    2 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... though it belongs there! The sound is wonderful and the color and sharpness are perfect! Excellent service and installation also!
    Calberty - (Bestbuy.com) September 2017
  • Image is amazing and user interface is fast and responsive. It's a Sony...
    Alonso - (Bhphotovideo.com) December 2017
  • Doesn't Have Image Blurring
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... a black level of zero, infinite contrast, HDR, 4k, illimited viewing angle that has zero motion blur. It looks fantastic straight out of the box, no calibration ...
    Wised - (Bestbuy.com) October 2017
  • ... television. The picture on this TV is superb! Very clear, great colors, no motion blur that I see. Sports look amazing. It was a bit expensive, but as ...
    JazzyVR - (Bestbuy.com) December 2017
  • Sound Quality

    Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Has Good Sound Quality
    3 people agree No people disagree
  • ... thought the internal speakers would be sub-par but the internal speakers do a really good job on their own. For general family use, I think I could have ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • ... think I could have just stuck with the internal speakers. But, the sound bar integration is easy, thorough, and slick and the sound is very nice. It connects ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • ... But, the sound bar integration is easy, thorough, and slick and the sound is very nice. It connects optically to the TV and then is in sync. The TV controls ...
    JoeInTX - (Bestbuy.com) April 2019
  • Has Superb Sound Quality
    62 people agree 6 people disagree
  • ... atmos, and I love the sound coming from the screen, this is the perfect sound to watch drama movies, the blacks are superb and the detail on black scenes ...
    Neker718 - (Bestbuy.com) April 2017
  • Outstanding picture with excellent sound. I also use a sound bar which does not cause interference. Outstanding service and setup by Best Buy...
    EMDoc - (Bestbuy.com) November 2017
  • Got it on sale, just was few hundred more then the LG, I thinks if sounds better then the LG...
    Vicko - (Bestbuy.com) November 2017
  • Although pricey, well worth the price. Excellent quality picture and awesome sound. The colors in contrast to the blacks make for a great picture...
    Kingmommy - (Bestbuy.com) November 2017
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Key Features Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    HD Type
    4K
     4K
    4K
     4K
    Display Diagonal 65" 65"
    OLED / QLED Technology
    OLED / QLED technology
     OLED / QLED technology
    OLED / QLED technology
     OLED / QLED technology
    BEST
    Thickness 58.4mm
    BEST
    86mm
     
     
     
    Display Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    3D Unknown - Click to provide data
    3D
     3D
    Screen Shape
    Flat
     Flat
    Flat
     Flat
    Display Resolution
    3840 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
    3840 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Motionflow Xr
     Motionflow Xr
    Motionflow Xr
     Motionflow Xr
    Supported Video Mode
    2160p 1080i
    1080p 720p
    480i 480p
     2160p
     1080i
     1080p
     720p
     480i
     480p
    2160p 1080i
    1080p 720p
    480i 480p
     2160p
     1080i
     1080p
     720p
     480i
     480p
    Aspect Ratio
    High-Definition tv (16:9)
     High-Definition tv (16:9)
    High-Definition tv (16:9)
     High-Definition tv (16:9)
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
    Ultra Contrast
     Ultra Contrast
    Ultra Contrast
     Ultra Contrast
    Display Refresh Rate Supported
    240 Hz
     240 Hz
    240 Hz
     240 Hz
    Display Technology
    Led Oled
     Led
     Oled
    Led Oled
     Led
     Oled
    BEST
    Display Diagonal (Metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 163.9cm
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    3840 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
    BEST
    3840 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
     
     
     
    Audio Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Built-in Subwoofer Unknown - Click to provide data
    Built-in subwoofer
     Built-in subwoofer
    RMS Rated Power 20W 50W
    BEST
    Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 5
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in speaker
     Built-in speaker
    Built-in speaker
     Built-in speaker
    Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data Acoustic Surface
    Sound Modes
    Music Sports
    Standard
     Music
     Sports
     Standard
    Music Sports
    Standard
     Music
     Sports
     Standard
    Audio Decoders
    Dolby Digital Dts
     Dolby Digital
     Dts
    Dolby Digital Dts
     Dolby Digital
     Dts
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital Pulse
     Dolby Digital Plus
     Dolby Digital Pulse
    Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital Pulse
     Dolby Digital Plus
     Dolby Digital Pulse
    Speaker 2 5
    Multiroom
    Multiroom
     Multiroom
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Smart TV Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Internet TV Unknown - Click to provide data
    Internet TV
     Internet TV
    Smart TV
    Smart TV
     Smart TV
    Smart TV
     Smart TV
    Google Applications
    Google Play
     Google Play
    Google Play
     Google Play
    Smart Modes
    Dynamic Game
    Animation Custom
    Graphics Photo
    Standard Theater
    Vivid
     Dynamic
     Game
     Animation
     Custom
     Graphics
     Photo
     Standard
     Theater
     Vivid
    Dynamic Game
    Animation Custom
    Graphics Photo
    Standard Theater
    Vivid
     Dynamic
     Game
     Animation
     Custom
     Graphics
     Photo
     Standard
     Theater
     Vivid
    Operating System Installed
    Android
     Android
    Android
     Android
    User Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 16GB
     
     
     
    Other Features Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Processor Cores 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Design Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    On/off Switch
    On/off switch
     On/off switch
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Colour
    Grey
     Grey
    Black
     Black
     
     
     
    Power Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Power Consumption (Typical) 80W
    BEST
    477W
    Power Consumption (Standby) 0.4W
    BEST
    0.5W
    Annual Energy Consumption 156kWh
    BEST
    211kWh
    AC Input Voltage
    110 - 120
     110 - 120
    110 - 120
     110 - 120
    AC Input Frequency
    50
     50
    50
     50
    Maximum Power Consumption 170W Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Certificates Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
     Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    TV Tuner Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Auto Channel Search
    Auto channel search
     Auto channel search
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Tuner Type
    Analog & Digital
     Analog & Digital
    Analog & Digital
     Analog & Digital
    Digital Signal Format System
    Astc Atsc
     Astc
     Atsc
    Astc Atsc
     Astc
     Atsc
    Supported TV Bands
    Catv Uhf
    Vhf
     Catv
     Uhf
     Vhf
    Catv Uhf
    Vhf
     Catv
     Uhf
     Vhf
     
     
     
    Performance Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Smartphone Remote App
    Smartphone remote app
     Smartphone remote app
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Game Mode
    Game mode
     Game mode
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Light Sensor Unknown - Click to provide data
    Light sensor
     Light sensor
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) Unknown - Click to provide data
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
     High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Digital Clean View
    Digital Clean View
     Digital Clean View
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Adaptive Dimming Backlight
    Adaptive Dimming Backlight
     Adaptive Dimming Backlight
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Video Formats Supported
    3GPP Asf
    Avc Avchd
    M-Jpeg Mkv
    MP4 MPEG1
    MPEG2 MPEG2-PS
    MPEG2-TS MPEG4
    VC-1 VP8
    Webm Xvid
     3GPP
     Asf
     Avc
     Avchd
     M-Jpeg
     Mkv
     MP4
     MPEG1
     MPEG2
     MPEG2-PS
     MPEG2-TS
     MPEG4
     VC-1
     VP8
     Webm
     Xvid
    3GPP Asf
    Avc Avchd
    M-Jpeg Mkv
    MP4 MPEG1
    MPEG2 MPEG2-PS
    MPEG2-TS MPEG4
    VC-1 VP8
    Webm Xvid
     3GPP
     Asf
     Avc
     Avchd
     M-Jpeg
     Mkv
     MP4
     MPEG1
     MPEG2
     MPEG2-PS
     MPEG2-TS
     MPEG4
     VC-1
     VP8
     Webm
     Xvid
    Audio Formats Supported
    Aac Flac
    Wav Wma
     Aac
     Flac
     Wav
     Wma
    Aac Flac
    Wav Wma
     Aac
     Flac
     Wav
     Wma
    ConnectShare (USB)
    ConnectShare (USB)
     ConnectShare (USB)
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Supported File Systems
    FAT16 FAT32
    Ntfs Exfat
     FAT16
     FAT32
     Ntfs
     Exfat
    FAT16 FAT32
    Ntfs Exfat
     FAT16
     FAT32
     Ntfs
     Exfat
    Picture Processing Technology
    Sony Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
     Sony Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
    Sony Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
     Sony Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
     High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    4K Ultra HD Upscaling
    4K Ultra HD upscaling
     4K Ultra HD upscaling
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Networking Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi
     Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi
     Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth
     Bluetooth
    Bluetooth
     Bluetooth
    Ethernet Port
    Ethernet port
     Ethernet port
    Ethernet port
     Ethernet port
    Miracast Unknown - Click to provide data
    Miracast
     Miracast
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Wi-Fi Direct
     Wi-Fi Direct
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Ieee 802.11a Ieee 802.11ac
    Ieee 802.11b Ieee 802.11g
    Ieee 802.11n
     Ieee 802.11a
     Ieee 802.11ac
     Ieee 802.11b
     Ieee 802.11g
     Ieee 802.11n
    Ieee 802.11a Ieee 802.11ac
    Ieee 802.11b Ieee 802.11g
    Ieee 802.11n
     Ieee 802.11a
     Ieee 802.11ac
     Ieee 802.11b
     Ieee 802.11g
     Ieee 802.11n
    Web Browser
    Web browser
     Web browser
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Bluetooth Profiles
    A2DP Avrcp
    Hid Hogp
    Spp
     A2DP
     Avrcp
     Hid
     Hogp
     Spp
    A2DP Avrcp
    Hid Hogp
    Spp
     A2DP
     Avrcp
     Hid
     Hogp
     Spp
     
     
     
    Management Features Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    ECO Mode
    ECO mode
     ECO mode
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) Unknown - Click to provide data
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
     Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    On/Off Timer Unknown - Click to provide data
    On/Off timer
     On/Off timer
    Voice Control
    Voice control
     Voice control
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Sleep Timer Unknown - Click to provide data
    Sleep timer
     Sleep timer
    Control Type
    Wireless
     Wireless
    Wireless
     Wireless
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD)
     On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD)
     On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Eng Esp
    Fre
     Eng
     Esp
     Fre
    Eng Esp
    Fre
     Eng
     Esp
     Fre
    Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 3
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Weight 25.6kg
    BEST
    29.8kg
    Stand Height 187.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Weight With Stand 26.1kg
    BEST
    36.2kg
    Depth (With Stand) 332.7mm
    BEST
    339mm
    Height (With Stand) 899.1mm 832mm
    Width (With Stand) 1,455.4mm 1,451mm
    BEST
    Height 835.6mm 834mm
    Width 1,455.4mm 1,451mm
    Stand Width 25.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
    Stand Depth 332.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Ports & Interfaces Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) Unknown - Click to provide data
    High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
     High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
    RF Port 2
    BEST
    1
    Digital Audio Optical Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
    USB 2.0 Port 2 3
    BEST
    HDMI Port 4 4
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Anynet+
     Anynet+
    Anynet+
     Anynet+
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
     Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    RS-232C Port 1 1
    HDMI Quick Switch
    HDMI Quick Switch
     HDMI Quick Switch
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Packaging Data Samsung Series 8 UN65RU8000 Sony XBR65A1E
    Package Weight 33.8kg
    BEST
    49kg
    Desktop Stand Included
    Desktop stand included
     Desktop stand included
    Desktop stand included
     Desktop stand included
    Package Height 975.3mm
    BEST
    995mm
    Handheld Remote Control
    Handheld remote control
     Handheld remote control
    Handheld remote control
     Handheld remote control
    Package Width 1,610.3mm 1,587mm
    BEST
    Package Type
    Box
     Box
    Box
     Box
    Batteries Included
    Batteries included
     Batteries included
    Batteries included
     Batteries included
    Cables Included
    Ac
     Ac
    Ac
     Ac
    Quick Start Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
    Quick start guide
     Quick start guide
    Manual
    Manual
     Manual
    Manual
     Manual
    E-Manual
    E-manual
     E-manual
    Unknown - Click to provide data

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