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Samsung UE48H8000

48" Full HD Curved Dec 2014
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date $91.93 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Good technical features
Relatively expensive
29 Reviews + 3 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at Trusted Reviews, Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com all wrote that concluded that they would endorse this TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this television is 78%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

This TV has an excellent average user rating based on 8 user reviews. Over 100% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars. That puts this television in the top 10% of all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 32,219 user and expert reviews (including 5,499 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Four owners reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Lcdtvbuyingguide.com rated this TV 7 stars and wrote three years ago “It's a curved screen with the best picutre quality features for a 1080p display in Samsung's 2014 lineup”. Also three years ago Cnet.co.uk gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote “Supremely stylish and bursting with features”.

Nice Stand

One customer wrote that the Samsung UE48H8000 had a good stand. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Samsung UE48H8000 “Its curved screen immediately makes it stand out from the crowd”.

Effective Motion Controller

Two people reckoned that it had a good remote control. Digital Versus said two years ago “Effective motion controller” but in spite of that they rated this TV 17.6 out of 100.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Four people who bought it considered that it had good sound quality. Faisal N. mentioned on Amazon “Sound is good, recomemnded product”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Samsung UE48H8000 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV. The average RMS rated power of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 19W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

At 20 Watts, the UE48H8000 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV the subwoofer RMS powers range from 10W to 20W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 14W.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on televisions of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48H8000 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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3D Com Boa Imerso

Seven owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Digital Versus said in their review of the Samsung UE48H8000 “No crosstalk in 3D mode” but they only rated it 1 stars. Digital Versus also said “3D com boa imerso” in their review. Digital Versus also mentioned “Rendu 3D quasi exempt de ddoublements d'image (crosstalk” in their review.

Good High Def TV

Twelve customers who bought the product agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Avforums.com said in their Samsung UE48H8000 review three years ago “The UE55H8000 was an excellent example of a modern LCD TV with LED edge-lighting and a Full HD panel” . Avforums.com also said “We've already reviewed the 55-inch version of Samsung's flagship Full HD TV for 2014” in their review. Reviewed.com wrote “The Samsung UN55H8000 (MSRP $2,899) is a high-end Full HD 1080p option that's smart, 3D capable” in their review of this TV.

Good Contrast

Three people considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus wrote “Great blacks and contrast ratio”.

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “The curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck” in their Samsung UE48H8000 review.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Akthorn mentioned in their review of this TV “Fantastic tv great value for money, loving the hd and colours” and scored it 7 stars.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years, the UE48H8000 does not feature OLED technology.

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Design

Impressive Contrast Combined With Solid, Yet Detailed Blacks

Two people considered that it was well made. Digital Versus said in their review of this TV “Impressive contrast combined with solid, yet detailed blacks”. Expert review site Reviewed.com said in their Samsung UE48H8000 review three years ago “A very solid TV—but you're paying for the curve If reviewing multiple curved TVs has taught me anything” and rated it 7 stars.

The Samsung U 55 8000 Produces Beautiful Pictures When Viewed in Brighter Rooms, Has an Excellent Smart TV System

Five customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Digital Versus wrote “The Samsung U 55 8000 produces beautiful pictures when viewed in brighter rooms, has an excellent smart TV system”. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Samsung's UE65H8000 is a gorgeous television set that will no doubt look the business in your living room” and gave the Samsung UE48H8000 a rating of 8 stars. Hdtvtest.co.uk gave it a rating of 6 stars and said “There were times when we looked at the lush, beautiful picture put out by the Samsung UE55H8000” in their review of this TV.

Three owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was well designed. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Its curvy nature and stylish design means it also looks the business”. Expert website Reviewed.com said “It's that the design flourish adds notably to the price you pay”.

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Easy to Use Smart TV System

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Digital Versus wrote two years ago “Easy to use smart TV system” but they only gave it a score of 17.6 out of 100. Mr. Da Voisey-Smith rated it 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Picture superb, sound good and good ease of use”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Digital Versus wrote two years ago “Fluidez nos menus”.

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Good Sound Quality

Six owners who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Digital Versus wrote “Picture quality is great”. Digital Versus also said “Good sound quality” in their review. Digital Versus also said “Excellent 2D and 3D picture quality” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Great Design Giant Size

One person who bought this TV thought it was a big size. Digital Versus mentioned “Great design giant size” although they scored it 17.6 out of 100.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE48H8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

We compared this television to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE46F8000, and the Sony KDL-42W705 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

There are a number of other TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the Panasonic TX-48AS640.

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Supports WiFi

The UE48H8000 supports WiFi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48H8000 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE48H8000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Smart Controller, Smart Functions

One customer who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had great smart functions. Digital Versus said two years ago “Smart Controller, smart functions” however they only gave this TV a rating of 17.6 out of 100. One person who reviewed it wrote that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Two years ago Digital Versus said “Freeview HD Freesat HD tuners” in their review of this TV but even so they gave it a score of 17.6 out of 100.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago Digital Versus said in their Samsung UE48H8000 review “Has all UK catchup TV services”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good apps. Two years ago Digital Versus wrote “Smart Hub apps” in their Samsung UE48H8000 review but despite that they rated it 1 stars.

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Interactive TV

The UE48H8000 is interactive TV, as are most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UE48H8000 has an internet TV function. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UE48H8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support smart TV features.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE48H8000 features local dimming. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Extended PVR

The Samsung UE48H8000 has an extended PVR, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE48H8000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE48H8000 has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The UE48H8000 features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The UE48H8000 has a Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also have a Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE48H8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The Samsung UE48H8000 has a common interface (CI), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue48h8000szxzt, samsung ue48h8000stxxu, samsungtv ue48h8000, ue48h8080sq
Barcodes 08806086055802, 08806086056991, 08806086058438, 08806086058490, 08806086068000, 08806086069786, 08806086134545

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