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Samsung UE55F8000SL

Samsung UE55F8000SL
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A multi award winning and amazingly thin thickness 55" Full HD TV, with very good features and very low running costs
55" Full HD 34.9mm Yes Jul 2014 A+
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Samsung UE55F8000SL Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UE55F8000SL number 641 across all TVs.
97
Reviews
17 Reviews + 9 Awards
85
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$63 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%, based on 17 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The UE55F8000SL has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
All the excitement with samsung's all new smart hub. now, get immediate access to live TV recommendations based on your tastes and viewing preferences and get easy access to all your favourite apps, photos, videos and music. and what's even better is that you can share all this with your friends on facebook, twitter and even make video calls on skype. samsung's allshare creates a wireless home network for you to enjoy content from all samsung compatible devices. more features, double the fun.<br>* screen image picture is a representation and may not reflect actual user interface.<br>* content, TV services and capabilities may not be available in all region and territor
Discover your special moments at the highest picture quality
Immaculate design of the f8000 encompasses an air of sophistication and luxury that adds to any home. its crisp metal finish and deep arc stand make this a distinctive masterpiece that exudes a feeling of effortless minimalism and elegance. the meticulous attention-to-detail ends in a work of art that is a truly sumptuous addition to any modern househ
Superior craftsmanship met with elegant minimalism
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>samsung's allshare creates a wireless home network so you can enjoy content from samsung compatible devices, like a PC or camera. now you can easily share content, ranging from photos videos and music, on your samsung smar
Photos, videos & music
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>enjoy a wide range of videos on demand with movie & TV shows. this page provides you with a quick and easy way to access all of your favorite movies and TV sh
Movies & TV shows
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>as soon as you turn on the TV, ON TV will recommend TV programs based on your tastes and viewing preferences. this useful feature will also allow you to watch just the things you enjoy, without going through the difficulties of channel surf
On TV
Ctions based on your previous viewing preferences<br>enjoy access to all of the apps you ve come to expect from a samsung smart TV by downloading through samsung apps. you will be able to store all of your favourite apps on apps p
Apps
popular contents<br>stay in the centre of your social circle with smart hub's social page. the social page lets you see your friends favourite video clips through facebook and twitter, and even allows you to make video calls through sk
Social
The gateway to a revolutionary entertainment experience
Thinner than average
no one in your family will miss their favourite shows with the twin tuner TV. by allowing you to watch two channels on two different devices, this feature lets you watch two of your favourite programmes at the same time, or allows a family member to watch his or her show while you enjoy yours. you can also watch two of your favourite shows simultaneously, or record any programme you want. no excuse to miss your favourite TV programmes on samsung smart
Enjoy two favourite channels simultaneously
His fast moving world it is hard to keep our technology up-to-date. smart evolution takes away this worry by helping you keep your smart TV up-to-date. the easily installed chipset upgrades the key components of your TV to make sure you can experience the most cutting-edge entertainment experience, without buying a new television.<br>* evolution kit, sold separately.<br>* evolution kit improvement levels are limited to year of launch and application availability.<br>* actual performance may vary and subject to model specs and hardware limitations.<br>* smart evolution kit pictured is a representation. does not reflect actual appeara
Samsung smart TV is an evolutionary TV
a revolutionary voice command recognition system and intuitive motion sensing, the samsung smart TV engages you in a futuristic and effortless entertainment experience. so when you want to relax, and you can t find the remote, all you need to say is "hi TV" or wave your hand and the f8000 will let you perform a variety of commands like change the channel and raise or lower the vol
The most advanced way to control your smart TV
Sing the right channel or finding the right movie doesn t have to be difficult; it should be easy. by understanding your entertainment preferences and viewing tastes, S recommendation intuitively recommends content for you to enjoy. waste no more time searching through the same TV line up or movies over and over, and watch shows that best appeal to you. the more you watch, the more the smart TV understands you there will always be something entertaining to watch.<br>* S recommendation may not be available without expressed consent regarding to the collection and use of personal information.<br>* certain features within smart TV services require internet access and may not be available based on service provider, language, dialect and reg
An entertainment experience tailored to you
in love with the TV all over again with the elegantly designed samsung LED TV series 8. built with an array of cutting-edge features, such as S recommendation with voice interaction, it allows you to casually ask your TV what you want to watch. for content viewed from sources like a USB or the web, the TV will select the right setting to produce the highest picture quality. and for an even more refined experience, micro dimming ultimate and full HD are designed to keep images looking brilli
Your favourite TV, now with personal recommendations
the elegant samsung f8000 series 8 LED TV, it's like you re experiencing TV for the first time. you can explore online content and get personal viewing recommendations. with samsung's smart interaction, you can change channels and more using simple voice and gesture commands. twin tuner TV technology also allows you to watch one channel on your TV while somebody else watches another on a different device. you can even renew the f8000 every year by installing a new smart evolution
Supports Wi-Fi
3D
Y the next level of picture quality with the new samsung smart TV. for perfect-looking images, samsung's intelligent viewing automatically optimises the picture based on its content type or source. and for an even more refined viewing experience, features like micro dimming ultimate and clear motion rate are designed to keep images looking brilliant. get such image clarity with wide colour enhancer plus and full HD 1080p and enjoy streaming videos in high-quality with web clear V

What is This TV Best Used For?

78
Watching Films
Very Good
80
Playing Games
Excellent

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How Big is the Samsung UE55F8000SL?

The Samsung UE55F8000SL is 1,224.2mm wide and 707.2mm tall. It is 34.9mm thick and weighs 16.8kg.

Samsung UE55F8000SL front dimensions
Samsung UE55F8000SL size in context

Samsung UE55F8000SL In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The UE55F8000SL is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55F8000SL is $63.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 55" LED 8000's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 69% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the 55" LED 8000 of only 30mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 95% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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3D

The 55" LED 8000 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports BD Wise

The 55" LED 8000 supports BD Wise. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 88% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55" LED 8000 supports interactive TV. 94% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 55" LED 8000's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 5% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Features Extended PVR

The 55" LED 8000 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a Camera Included

The 55" LED 8000 has a camera included. 99% of televisions do not have a camera included.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55" LED 8000 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55" LED 8000 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 71% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The 55" LED 8000 has a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a DVI Port

The 55" LED 8000 has a DVI port, unlike 96% of TVs which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Miracast

The 55" LED 8000 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of televisions which do not support Miracast.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The 55" LED 8000 has a built-in microphone, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a built-in microphone.

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Supports Face Detection

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 supports face detection. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The 55" LED 8000 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55" LED 8000 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Has a Child Lock

The 55" LED 8000 has a child lock. 88% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 55" LED 8000 does not feature local dimming, although this is within the context that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55" LED 8000 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS power of the 55" LED 8000 of 20W is higher than average when compared to most other televisions. It is higher than 74% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Energy Star Certified

The 55" LED 8000 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 55" LED 8000 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Timeshift

The 55" LED 8000 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Features Motion Control

The 55" LED 8000 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung 55" LED 8000 has an auto volume leveler. 84% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55" LED 8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The 55" LED 8000's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 16% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the 55" LED 8000 which has four loudspeakers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue55f8000, UE55F8000STXXU, ue55f8000slxxc, ue55f8000stxxh, cykf550dslv1h, ue55f8000at, ue55f8000sz

Barcodes:

08806071207001, 08806085438477, 08806085439023, 08806085444881, 08806085447141, 08806085449053, 08806085457010, 08806085461741

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