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Samsung UE55JS8500

$999.00
Samsung UE55JS8500
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A stunningly thin thickness and multi award winning 55" 4K television, with a fair price and very low running costs
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Samsung UE55JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE55JS8500 number 38 in 4K TVs and number 132 across all TVs.
97
Reviews
149 Reviews + 5 Awards
84
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$97 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 149 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 $97 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UE55JS8500 has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Thinner than average
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

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How Big is the Samsung UE55JS8500?

The Samsung UE55JS8500 is 1,239.3mm wide and 723.7mm tall. It is 30mm thick and weighs 19kg.

Samsung UE55JS8500 front dimensions
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Samsung UE55JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $999.00 it is more expensive than 71% of TVs.

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung UE55JS8500 and the United States price of $999.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £1,099.00 ($1,099.00).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The UE55JS8500 has an average running cost of $97 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The UE55JS8500's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 81% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The UE55JS8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all televisions is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE55JS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UE55JS8500 is 3D, unlike 75% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the UE55JS8500 of only 30mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 95% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports BD Wise. 92% of televisions do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The Samsung UE55JS8500 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The UE55JS8500's high frequency rate of 1,900Hz is in the fastest 1% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55JS8500 has a wide color enhancer. 95% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55JS8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports 24p

The UE55JS8500 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE55JS8500 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE55JS8500 of 40W is in the highest 5% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UE55JS8500 of 1,900Hz is faster than 98% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UE55JS8500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE55JS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. This Samsung TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all televisions is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The UE55JS8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55JS8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE55JS8500 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of televisions which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE55JS8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE55JS8500 features voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55JS8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Motion Control

The UE55JS8500 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un55js8500fxzarb, samsung ue55js8500txxu, samsung suhdue55js8500, product ue55js8500txxu, samsung ue55js8500txzt, ue55js8500l

Barcodes:

00635131626319, 00887276096452, 08806086653459, 08806086653725, 08806086750073, 08806086815192, 653341161697R1

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