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Samsung UN55HU8700
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Samsung UN55HU8700

55" 120Hz Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
Experience real world resolution with the new Samsung HU8700 Ultra-High Definition TV. Designed with our exclusive curved UHD TV technology, you enjoy an incredibly immersive picture quality at 4... More
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10 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all TVs manufactured by Samsung.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the UN55HU8700 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN55HU8700 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN55HU8700 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UN55HU8700.

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2160p Video Mode

The UN55HU8700 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than the 1080p video mode supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

A 2160p video mode is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN55HU8700.

Amongst similar types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most TVs of this spec and age have between 2 and 19 loudspeakers, including the Samsung UN55HU8700 which has four loudspeakers.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Samsung UN55HU8700 is a two composite video in port TV.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The UN55HU8700 has one of the higher RMS rated power (40 Watts) amongst televisions of this age. The average RMS rated power of TVs of this spec and age is 31W, and the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN55HU8700 range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 920Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the Samsung UN55HU8700 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UN55HU8700.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The UN55HU8700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that are a similar age to the UN55HU8700 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UN55HU8700 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Thick

The UN55HU8700 has one of the thickest thicknesses (93.4 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UN55HU8700 have thicknesses of between 10mm and 94mm, and the average thickness is 52mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55HU8700

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and type. 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 UN55HU8700.

Average Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the Samsung UN55HU8700 has a relatively typical refresh rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN55HU8700.

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
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3D
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Screen Format Adjustments
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
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Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
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RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
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Picture-and-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
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Game Mode
BD Wise
Voice Control
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
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Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 December 2014 by TOM
TOM would recommend the Samsung UN55HU8700 (Verified Purchase)

RECEIVED THE TV LATE THURSDAY; THUS HAVEN'T HAD A LOT OF TIME TO PLAY WITH THE TV. SO FAR I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THE TV: PICTURE QUALITY UNBELIEVABLE; SMART CONTROLLER APPEARS TO BE AN... Read more…

Reviewed 17 December 2014 by Mammamia

I am so happy with my purchase in B&H. I like my UHD TV so much. B&H also provide good service. I will come back for more ;)...

Reviewed 16 December 2014 by David

This is a great TV and a great store to purchase it from .No tax and no shipping fee plus the best price on the web I could find!

Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Teeker
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this TV during Black Friday sale. The price was right, and it even came with the Samsung UHD video pack. Service from B&H was prompt and without any issues. The setup of this TV is very... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by Ariel
(Verified Purchase)

Simply outstanding TV!!! In overall it was great buying experience. The customer service was great and very helpful Will definitely buy also in the future...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un55hu8700, samsung un55hu8700f, samsung un55hu8700fx, samsung un55hu8700fxz, samsung un55hu8700fxza, samsung un55hu8700fxzar, samsung un55hu8700fxzarb
Barcodes 00887276032535, 653341619594R1
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