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Samsung UN55HU8500
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Samsung UN55HU8500

54.6" Flat May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
$143.07 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Samsung 55HU8500 Curved Ultra HD 4K LED TV Review
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Samsung HU8500 Range 2014 UE55HU8500 55HU8500 UE65HU8500 8500 65HU8500 Review by Hi-Spek

11 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

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.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

This Samsung television was only released seven months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

3D Compatible

The UN55HU8500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN55HU8500 which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN55HU8500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UN55HU8500 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN55HU8500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UN55HU8500.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The UN55HU8500 is a two composite video in port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UN55HU8500 only have one composite video in port.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN55HU8500 is a three USB 2.0 port television.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most televisions that are a similar age to the UN55HU8500 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Samsung UN55HU8500 which has four HDMI ports.

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Two RF Ports

The Samsung UN55HU8500 is a two RF port TV.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UN55HU8500 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,200 hertz) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of recently released televisions is 60Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz.

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Quite Thin

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN55HU8500 the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN55HU8500, the Samsung UN55HU8500's thickness of only 35.56 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN55HU8500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other latest similar spec TVs, the UN55HU8500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the Samsung UN55HU8500 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN55HU8500. The RMS rated power of new televisions range from 10W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UN55HU8500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Smart TV
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Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
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Sleep Timer
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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Desktop Stand
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Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $144.39
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $145.77
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN55HU8500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.96 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un55hu8500, un55hu8500a, roadcasescom un55hu8500, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp01930
Barcodes 00648044650395, 00748252416056