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Samsung UE48JS8500

Samsung UE48JS8500
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A fully featured and multi award winning 48" 4K television, with very low running costs
48" 4K No 92.8mm Jul 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE48JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Samsung UE48JS8500 number 936 across all TVs.
96
Reviews
91 Reviews + 5 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Running Costs
$86 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 91 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $86 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE48JS8500 has some great features:
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
Surround your senses and be part of the action
Lifelike viewing with automatic depth enhancement
The leading smart TV platform now faster with further UHD streaming, catch-up and games services
UHD upscaling enhances the quality of all of your viewing
Peak illuminator ultimate for the most amazingly bright images possible without using additional power
Your TV and mobile devices in perfect sync
A more detailed picture made for UHD resolution

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
78
Playing Games
Very Good

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Samsung UE48JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE48JS8500 will cost $86 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE48JS8500 of 48" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 46% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE48JS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE48JS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE48JS8500 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Very Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the UE48JS8500 of 92.8mm is thicker than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 95% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE48JS8500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Motion Control

The UE48JS8500 features motion control. 97% of televisions do not feature motion control.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE48JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE48JS8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE48JS8500 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48JS8500 supports BD Wise, unlike 92% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE48JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE48JS8500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE48JS8500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports 24p

The UE48JS8500 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung UE48JS8500's motion interpolation frequency of 850Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 82% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE48JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The UE48JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE48JS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE48JS8500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE48JS8500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung suhdue48js8500, samsung ue48js8500txzt, samsung ue48js8500txxu

Barcodes:

00635131626470, 08806086653435, 08806086653688, 08806086686983, 08806086727983, 08806086750066

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