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Overall Score

Samsung UN50HU8550

$2,499.99
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A multi award winning 50 inch 4K TV with good features
50" 4K Yes No May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN50HU8550 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Samsung UN50HU8550 number 34 in 3D TVs, number 58 in 50 inch TVs and number 105 in 4K TVs.
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673 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Why Has it Scored 64?

It has very good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
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 some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
3D
Does not feature OLED technology

How Big is the Samsung UN50HU8550?

The Samsung UN50HU8550 is 1,115.06mm wide and 645.16mm tall. It is 35.55mm thick and weighs 14.7kg.

Samsung UN50HU8550 front dimensions

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Samsung UN50HU8550 size in context

Samsung UN50HU8550 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,499.99 it is more expensive than 90% of televisions.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The UN50HU8550's display diagonal of 50" is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN50HU8550 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs 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 Technology

Like most other televisions, the UN50HU8550 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UN50HU8550 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the UN50HU8550 of only 35.6mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 12% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN50HU8550 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Motion Control

The UN50HU8550 features motion control, unlike 97% of televisions which do not feature motion control.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UN50HU8550 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UN50HU8550's motion interpolation frequency of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN50HU8550 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Interactive TV

The UN50HU8550 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of televisions which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Voice Control

The UN50HU8550 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The Samsung UN50HU8550's subwoofer RMS power of 20W is in the highest 21% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Televisions have subwoofer RMS powers of between 1W and 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN50HU8550 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung b2b un50hu8550fxza
Barcodes 0008.87277E+11, 08872769760134

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