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Samsung UE48JS8500

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A multi award winning 48 inch 4K television with good features
48" 4K Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung UE48JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE48JS8500 number 929 across all TVs.
91
39 Reviews + 4 Awards
66
Good Features
33
60
$111 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 39 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 2017.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $111 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE48JS8500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
3D
Does not feature OLED technology
Very thick
70
Very Good
71
Very Good
64
Good

Samsung UE48JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE48JS8500 of 48" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Samsung UE48JS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 Technology

The Samsung UE48JS8500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UE48JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The UE48JS8500's thickness of 92.9mm is quite thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 5% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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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 frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all televisions is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UE48JS8500 of 850Hz is fairly fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 17% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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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). 91% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Voice Control

The UE48JS8500 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE48JS8500 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE48JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE48JS8500 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UE48JS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

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

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Supports 24p

The Samsung UE48JS8500 supports 24p, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE48JS8500 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the UE48JS8500 is $111 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung suhdue48js8500, samsung ue48js8500txxu
Barcodes 00635131626470, 08806086653435, 08806086653688, 08806086686983, 08806086727983, 08806086750066

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE48JS8500

User reviews are a bit better
A lot thinner
Larger display diagonal
14 times slower motion interpolation frequency

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