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Samsung UN55HU8550

54.6" 4K Ultra HD Flat Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
Six industry awards
Touchpad remote control is a little too sensitive, even when set to its lowest sensitivity setting
Inferior sound quality
31 Reviews + 5 Awards
soundandvision.com Top Pick Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This 4K and 8K TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs of this age and type.

This Samsung TV received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag, Tomsguide.com and Reviewed.com all of whom decided that this television was exceptional.

The writers at two additional expert review sites endorsed this television. The editor of Digitaltrends.com gave this Samsung television a "Recommended Product" award, confirming their endorsement and the reviewer at Bigpicturebigsound.com gave it "" award and thought it was good.

This Samsung television received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and reviewed.com the average expert rating of this television is 84%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 67 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Samsung TV is 87 out of 100. 16 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 74% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 32,219 user and expert reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Display

Topclass Detailin Both 4K and Full HD

Ten people who purchased this TV agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Tomsguide.com wrote “Topclass detailin both 4K and Full HD”. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “There's no question that TV manufacturers are committed to Ultra HD, also known as 4K, sets” in their review. Three years ago expert review site Soundandvision.com scored the product 6 stars and mentioned “A superbly performing—and exceptionally inexpensive—Ultra HDTV that looks great with today's 1080p content” in their Samsung UN55HU8550 review.

Active Shutter 3D Glasses With RF Sync

Four owners who reviewed this TV concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Tomsguide.com mentioned “Active shutter 3D glasses with RF sync” in their Samsung UN55HU8550 review. Three years ago Abdur gave this TV a rating of 7 stars and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “3d content looks awesome.” in their Samsung UN55HU8550 review. John M. wrote two years ago “The 4K resolution is great, as is the 3D”.

Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UN55HU8550 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television also have a wide color enhancer.

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Great Blacks and Shadow Detail

Six customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had good picture quality. Tomsguide.com mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “Great black levels, shadow detail” yet they rated it 1 stars. Jerry said in his review of this TV on Bhphotovideo.com “Picture quality is great”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a good contrast ratio.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time 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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Features

Nice Stand

One person who purchased the product concluded that it had a good stand. Three years ago Lucas D. mentioned on Newegg.com “The stand is fantastic (and the primary reason I picked this model” in his review of the Samsung UN55HU8550.

Good Technical Features

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

Touchpad Remote Control is a Little Too Sensitive, Even When Set to Its Lowest Sensitivity Setting

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UN55HU8550 did not have a good remote control. Tomsguide.com mentioned two years ago “Touchpad remote control is a little too sensitive, even when set to its lowest sensitivity setting” in their review of this TV. Stuart B. wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I wouldn't recommend the Samsung remote as a universal remote for other than basic functions” in his review of this TV.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people said that it was thin. Abdur said “Audio is thin” in their review of the Samsung UN55HU8550. Joerkn rated the product 7 stars and wrote “Super slim profile” in their review of this TV.


Design

Very Good Picture Quality (but Only When Viewed Headon

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Tomsguide.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Very good picture quality (but only when viewed headon”. Tomsguide.com also said “Samsung's trim, 65-inch 4K TV delivers great image quality and smart TV features in an attractive package” in their review. An anonymous author mentioned on Newegg.com “Came close in picture (both are excellent quality and color, just slightly different.)” in her review of the Samsung UN55HU8550.

Easy to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Northwest Nj User said on Bhphotovideo.com “This TV was so easy to set up and get going” and gave the product a score of 8 stars. One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Diane T said on Bhphotovideo.com “The smart features are very intuitive and make using aps a breeze” in her Samsung UN55HU8550 review.

The Samsung UNH 8550 4K LED LCD Has an Excellent Picture With Deep Black Levels, Accurate Color and Solid Uniformity With Little Blooming

One owner concluded that it was well made. Two years ago Tomsguide.com wrote “The Samsung UNH 8550 4K LED LCD has an excellent picture with deep black levels, accurate color and solid uniformity with little blooming”.

Its Styling is At

Three owners who reviewed the Samsung UN55HU8550 considered that it was good looking. Two years ago Tomsguide.com wrote “Its styling is at”. Jerry said in his review of this TV “Setup was pretty easy”. Joerkn mentioned in their review of this TV three years ago “The picture is beautiful, setup was easy” .

One customer considered that it was well designed. Two years ago Tomsguide.com said in their review of this TV “Elegant, utilitarian design”. One person who purchased this TV wrote that it was smooth. Tv Enthusiast said on Bhphotovideo.com “I am very happy with this TV and it responds well and it is very smooth” in their review of this TV.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was great for watching Netflix.


Smart TV

Wide Variety of Smart TV Apps, Including Netflix and Hulu

Two people agreed that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Tomsguide.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Wide variety of smart TV apps, including Netflix and Hulu”. Linda E. said on Bhphotovideo.com “Best picture and 3D experience ever! Great for tv, NetFlix and surfing the web” in her review of this TV.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps. Tomsguide.com mentioned in their Samsung UN55HU8550 review two years ago “Ability to download additional apps”.

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Interactive TV

The Samsung UN55HU8550 is interactive TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also are interactive TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The UN55HU8550 has an internet TV function. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN55HU8550 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support smart TV features.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN55HU8550 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UN55HU8550 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN55HU8550 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Performance

Supports Motion Control

The Samsung UN55HU8550 supports motion control. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support motion control.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN55HU8550 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Inferior Sound Quality

One person considered that the product did not have good sound quality. Al said on Bhphotovideo.com “The speakers are not as good as i had hoped”.


Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN55HU8550 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un55hu8550
Barcodes 00088727697741, 00887276976204

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