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Samsung UN48JS8500

A critically acclaimed and cheap to run 47.6 inch 4K TV
47.6" 4K Yes No Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN48JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN48JS8500 number 661 across all TVs.
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519 Reviews
69
Good Features
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73
$84 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
68
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has excellent expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has running costs of $84 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
3D
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not support internet TV

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Samsung UN48JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The UN48JS8500's display diagonal of 47.6" is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN48JS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Televisions HD types range 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

Like most other televisions, the UN48JS8500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UN48JS8500 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Very Thin

The thickness of the Samsung UN48JS8500 of only 30.5mm is quite thin compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 6% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UN48JS8500 has a wide color enhancer. 94% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN48JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN48JS8500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UN48JS8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN48JS8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung UN48JS8500 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN48JS8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN48JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UN48JS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Voice Control

The UN48JS8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The UN48JS8500 does not support internet TV, although keep in mind that 61% of televisions also do not support internet TV.

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Running Costs

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The average running cost of the UN48JS8500 is $84 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un48js8500fxza
Barcodes 00887276096421
User reviews are appreciably better
Cheaper to run by $18.29
Vastly slower motion interpolation frequency

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