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Samsung UE65JS9500

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65" Curved Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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30 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

This television is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the TVs of a comparable type and age.

Four expert review sites all concluded that this 4K and 8K TV was excellent and gave it their highest award. Digitaltrends.com, Trusted Reviews, Hardwarezone.com.sg and Reviewed.com all gave this TV an "Editor's Choice" award.

The reviewers at Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both said that this television was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at two additional expert review sites endorsed this TV. This 4K and 8K TV received a "Recommended" award from Pocket Lint and the reviewer at Maxit.com.my gave it "" award and concluded it was good.

Homecinemachoice.com gave this television a "Reference Status" award, it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Great Product" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 85 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

This television has an average user rating of 86 out of 100 based on 18 user reviews.

Nice Design

A number of people who bought the Samsung UE65JS9500 mentioned that it was a good design. Expert website Pcmag.com said in December last year “Samsung's flagship JS9500 series of curved 4K LED HDTVs have a striking design and multitudinous features.”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned also in December last year “The JS9500 is a remarkable feat in television design and engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date” . Digitalversus.com mentioned “The UE65JS9500 boasts an undeniably premium design”.

A few Samsung UE65JS9500 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Consumers the opportunity to substitute in any superlative beginning with “S” they fancy, ranging from stunning and stylish” in their Samsung UE65JS9500 review.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good High Def TV

A few Samsung UE65JS9500 reviewers mentioned that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote “Ultra HD remains very much a work in progress” in their Samsung UE65JS9500 review. Soundandvision.com also said “The promised delivery of Ultra HD on Blu-ray (the route most likely to offer the best UHD quali”. Soundandvision.com also said “This is the first consumer Ultra HDTV out of the gate offering more than just four times the resolution of 1080p HD”.

Good Picture Quality

Some people who bought this TV thought it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned last year “The feature-packed UE65JS9500 TV offers great contrast and accurate colours”. Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned in their Samsung UE65JS9500 review “So what's the difference? Like plasma before it, OLED starts with a dark screen and then lights up pixels to create colours – letting it produce perfect blacks”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One Samsung UE65JS9500 owner wrote that the product was good for watching blu-ray discs.

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Good Technical Features

A number of people reckoned that it had good features. Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned “If you're after a large TV with first class picture and excellent smart features, do check it out” in their review of this TV. Expert website Avforums.com wrote “It includes all the latest features with an Ultra HD 4K 10-bit panel” in their Samsung UE65JS9500 review.

Robust

A few Samsung UE65JS9500 owners concluded that it was well made. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “Feels very solid” and scored the product 4 stars.

Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed the Samsung UE65JS9500 thought it was good quality. Hdtvsolutions.com said in their review of the Samsung UE65JS9500 “The display's picture quality is stunning” . Hdtvsolutions.com also wrote “The nano-crystal technology produces superlative picture quality with a wide sumptuous range of colors”.

Good Size

One Samsung UE65JS9500 owner who bought it considered that it was thin. Rah said “The slim connect box has enough inputs”.

One Samsung UE65JS9500 reviewer who purchased the product thought it was a good depth. Businessspectator.com.au wrote “The Korean arch-­rivals are now spruiking even newer technologies that promise better colour accuracy and depth, with blacker blacks” in their review of the Samsung UE65JS9500.

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Good Smart TV Features

One person who reviewed it considered that it had great smart functions.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Samsung UE65JS9500 owner who purchased it considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good experience. Desmond John Hay rated this TV as very good and he said “Long time for the 4K experience to get this good” in his review.

Good Sound Quality

One person who bought the Samsung UE65JS9500 wrote that it had good sound quality. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert website Pocket Lint “It's tempting to imagine that the extra S stands for "super", although Super Ultra High-Definition might sound a bit much” in their review of this TV.

Has a Built-In Camera

The UE65JS9500 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the UE65JS9500 which do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The UE65JS9500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE65JS9500 which are not 3D compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 65EG960, or the Samsung UE65JS9000.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 65EF950.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE65JS9500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions that came out more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the LG 65EG960, or the Samsung UE65JS9000 which has better reviews.

Alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to consider include the LG 65EF950.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65JS9500, the UE65JS9500 supports smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 65EG960, or the Samsung UE65JS9000.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the LG 65EF950.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Eight Processor Cores

The Samsung UE65JS9500 has more processor cores than most of the TVs of a similar age and type to the UE65JS9500. Most of the televisions of this age and spec only have between two and seven processor cores, however this Samsung TV has eight processor cores.

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3 MHL Version

The UE65JS9500 supports a newer MHL version than most televisions that were launched more than a year ago. This television supports a 3 MHL version, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago support a 1.3 MHL version.

A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all TVs that have been around for more than a year.

A 1.3 MHL version is the worst supported MHL version amongst comparable types of TV.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most televisions of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UE65JS9500 which has four HDMI ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most TVs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung UE65JS9500 which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs of this age and spec.

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Two RF Ports

The UE65JS9500 is a two RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65JS9500 have between one and three RF ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE65JS9500 is 10W and the highest is 120W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the Samsung UE65JS9500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.

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Features One App

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the UE65JS9500 is more than most TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE65JS9500.

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Supports Three Video Formats

supports three video formats

The number of video formats supported by the UE65JS9500 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of a similar age and spec to the UE65JS9500. The video formats "ASF" and "H.265" are also supported by this Samsung TV.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the UE65JS9500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UE65JS9500.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Remote Control

One person who bought it thought it did not have a good remote control. Rah mentioned in their Samsung UE65JS9500 review “Unfortunately my smart remote didn’t work.” although they rated it 5 stars.

Only Supports One Image Format

The Samsung UE65JS9500 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE65JS9500 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UE65JS9500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 65EG960 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions that were released more than a year ago the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the UE65JS9500 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The UE65JS9500 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (212 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. Televisions of this age and spec have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 550kWh.

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Heavy

At 32.3 kilograms, the Samsung UE65JS9500 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the similar spec televisions that were released one year ago the weights range from 1.1kg to 98kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE65JS9500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this spec and age. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 4K and 8K TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Motion Control
Processor Cores
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

10 Awards

benchmark.pl Great Product Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick reviewed.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Reference Status avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended

Expert Reviews

(41)
9 December 2015

Despite being an excellent example of LCD TV state of the art, Samsung's high-end JS9500 loses the picture quality battle against OLED TVs...

8 December 2015

In the cosmic battle for TV picture quality supremacy, it's the light side versus the dark side. LED LCD versus OLED . Samsung versus LG. And the dark side wins this round.The JS9500 is Samsung's... Read more…

8 December 2015

Despite being an excellent example of LCD TV state of the art, Samsung's high-end JS9500 loses the picture quality battle against OLED TVs...

23 November 2015

Hardwarezone.com.sg

There's a reason why Samsung is the leader in the global TV market for the past 9 years, and on track to get its 10-peat this year: a wide variety of models and competitive pricing aside, it... Read more…

29 October 2015

While the Samsung UE65JS9500 isn't quite perfect, if you can install it so that you're not too affected by its reflection issues then its picture strengths far outweigh its flaws. The JS9500 is a...

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User Reviews

(13)
Reviewed 1 July 2015 by Rev Gherkin

After spending thousands on what I thought was a quality TV, I found that the mains lead did not reach my mains socket. When I rang Samsung I was told that a lot of people complained to them about... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2015 by RAH
(Verified Purchase)

I've had the TV for a full week now and I feel confident enough of giving a quick review for this TV. I can't speak highly enough of the TV's capabilities and the after care service from Samsung.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2015 by Mr J Brown

Had this TV bout a month now and it's just awesome football looks amazing fifa looks brilliant watching blu ray films is better than I've ever seen and it makes 3d look even better u should get... Read more…

Reviewed 4 March 2016 by Indy1208
Indy1208 would recommend the Samsung UN65JS9500 (Verified Purchase)

Spectacular picture. Blu-Ray's look phenomenal. The breakout box makes connecting everything a snap. I highly recommend this TV. The only negative is you don't want to watch too much in 4K or you... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2013 by Nateandann
Nateandann would recommend the Samsung UN78JS9500 (Verified Purchase)

This is a great quality camera for the price range. Definitely a good purchase!

Easy to use. Great picture quality. Love it
Updated features
Love the ease of use
Touch screen
Easy-to-handle size; great pictures right off the bat
Nothing i have found
No memory is shipped with the camera; another trip to the store
Controls not so intuitive
Wish there was a more understandable manual
Getting it to focus where i need to
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $186.17
Electricity cost when on standby $1.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $187.56
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 32 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ue65js9500, ue65js9500l, samsung ue65js9500, samsung ue65js9500t, samsung ue65js9500l, samsung ue65js9500lx, samsungtv ue65js9500, samsung ue65js9500tx, samsung ue65js9500txx, samsung ue65js9500lxx, samsung suhdue65js9500, samsung ue65js9500lxxn, samsung ue65js9500txxu
Barcodes 00635131626012, 08806086724722, 08806086799430, 08806086825504, 08806086855143
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