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Samsung UN50HU8550
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Samsung UN50HU8550

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50" Flat May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This Samsung TV is one of the most awarded of all the comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

This Samsung television received an "Editor's Choice" from both PC Mag and Reviewed.com, both of which wrote that this TV was brilliant.

The experts at two more expert review sites thought that this television was good. This 4K and 8K TV received a "Recommended Product" award from Digitaltrends.com, confirming their endorsement and the editor of Bigpicturebigsound.com concluded that it was good and gave it "" award.

The expert at one other expert review site wrote that this TV was good. Soundandvision.com gave this television a "Top Pick" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Seven experts from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and bigpicturebigsound.com have rated this TV on average 84%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

UN50HU8550 owners on average rated this television as brilliant.

Good High Def TV

A number of customers who purchased it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago expert review site Bigpicturebigsound.com wrote in their Samsung UN50HU8550 review “When consumer "4K" Ultra HD TVs were first introduced 3 years ago, pricing was unsurprisingly stratospheric”. Bigpicturebigsound.com also said “Now that we're into Year 3 of Ultra HD”. Soundandvision.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “Ultra HD is still meandering toward its Happy Place”.

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by Samsung.

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Good Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One person thought this TV was good quality.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung UN50HU8550 owner who bought this TV reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their Samsung UN50HU8550 review “The HU8550 has 4 HDMI 2.0 inputs right o”.

3D Compatible

The UN50HU8550 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UN50HU8550 also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years, the UN50HU8550 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN50HU8550 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a WiFi connection.

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Two RF Ports

Most TVs of a similar spec and age to the UN50HU8550 have between one and two RF ports, including the UN50HU8550 which has two RF ports.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UN50HU8550 range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz. At 1,200 hertz, the Samsung UN50HU8550 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UN50HU8550.

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Very Light

At only 14.7 kilograms, the UN50HU8550 is fairly light compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN50HU8550. The lightest television of a similar age and spec to the UN50HU8550 is 2.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg.

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Quite Thin

TVs of this age and type have thicknesses of between 10mm and 94mm. The UN50HU8550 has a quite thin thickness (only 35.55 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UN50HU8550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN50HU8550 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UN50HU8550 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN50HU8550

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. 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 Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UN50HU8550.

Specification

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Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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4 Awards

reviewed.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

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2 December 2014

Weather you wile away your free moments watching the zombie takeover of Atlanta, zipping through space in an English telephone box, or maybe trying to solve a murder case in the span of an hour,... Read more…

24 November 2014

Now that we're into Year 3 of Ultra HD, it's quite remarkable how fast prices have fallen since Year 1. Now priced at $3,300 (MSRP) for the 65" HU8550, that's a full $2,700 less than what...

10 November 2014

The Samsung HU8550 offers our favorite combination of picture quality and features in a 4K TV this year, making it a good value despite the high price...

10 October 2014

The Samsung HU8550 series of LED televisions is packed with features and despite some picture issues, it performs the best of the 4K panels we've tested. 1080p is still a better bet right now, but...

PC Mag

3 October 2014

If you're going to put a TV as sizeable as 65-incher is in your home, you deserve a terrific picture, not just a big one. And the HU8550 delivers that premium picture quality, no matter the...

Digitaltrends.com

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 May 2014 by Fredco
Fredco would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

The picture quality is absolutely stunning. There is unfortunately very little 4K programming available so far (House of Cards on Netflix), but what there is, is spectacular. One reason for buying... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2014 by Gadgetguy
Gadgetguy would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

Great 4k tv, got everything hooked up to this baby, ps4, MacBook Pro, cable, Apple TV. Love the wii style pointer remote...

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Rand
Rand would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

I cannot believe the picture on this set, NOTHING compares to SAMSUNG Ultra except another Samsung ULTRA. The picture is great from all angles and movies are four times the quality of regular HD... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2014 by Dougvb
Dougvb would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

I have limited space in a built-in media center and this TV with almost no bezel fits great with enough room to vent. My only wish is there is no place to plug in head phones, even my soundbar... Read more…

Reviewed 28 May 2014 by Julio
Julio would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

I can't make it work with the smart view 2 app, i can not see tv through my phone or tablet...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un50hu8550
Barcodes 08872769760134
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