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Samsung UE55HU8500 Review
|106 Reviews + 9 Awards|
|$188 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 64?
It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 106 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 TVs 2017.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $188 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE55HU8500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
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Samsung UE55HU8500 Video Reviews
How Big is the Samsung UE55HU8500?
The Samsung UE55HU8500 is 1,232.6mm wide and 92.9mm tall. It is 723mm thick and weighs 20.2kg.
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Samsung UE55HU8500 In-Depth Analysis
Quite Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Samsung UE55HU8500 of 55" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 23% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
The UE55HU8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the resolution 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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the UE55HU8500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.
The Samsung UE55HU8500 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The UE55HU8500's thickness of 92.9mm is fairly thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 5% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The UE55HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.
Features Extended PVR
The Samsung UE55HU8500 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of televisions which do not feature extended PVR.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE55HU8500 of 60W is in the highest 4% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
Has a Wide Color Enhancer
The Samsung UE55HU8500 has a wide color enhancer. 94% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.
The UE55HU8500 is a six loudspeaker TV. Most of the other televisions have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.
Average High Frequency Rate
The UE55HU8500's high frequency rate of 200Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The UE55HU8500 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.
The UE55HU8500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.
The UE55HU8500 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Supports Face Detection
The Samsung UE55HU8500 supports face detection. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Samsung UE55HU8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Features Voice Control
The Samsung UE55HU8500 features voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The UE55HU8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The Samsung UE55HU8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The UE55HU8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.
The UE55HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.
Supports BD Wise
The UE55HU8500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UE55HU8500 has a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The UE55HU8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The UE55HU8500 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the UE55HU8500 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 7% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The Samsung UE55HU8500 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 88% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Features Motion Control
The Samsung UE55HU8500 features motion control, unlike 97% of televisions which do not feature motion control.
Features Local Dimming
The UE55HU8500 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Samsung UE55HU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Has a Mounting Kit
The UE55HU8500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.
Running Costs Are Very High
The average running cost of the UE55HU8500 is $188 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 3,997 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||samsung ue55hu8500lxxc, 8806086083003, ue55hu8500z|
|Barcodes||00003801110201, 08806086044301, 08806086068017, 08806086068024, 08806086068031, 08806086073288, 08806086073295, 08806086083003, 08806086086424|