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Samsung UN55NU8500

Samsung UN55NU8500
91
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
84
Running Costs
$94 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 4K 54.6" TV, with a good price. It supports Wi-Fi and screen mirroring, has a game mode and features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (54.6")
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Bluetooth
Supports screen mirroring
54.6"
93.98mm
THICK
$94
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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Samsung UN55NU8500 we calculated that there is a 59% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN55NU8500 number 17 in 55 inch TVs, number 130 in 4K TVs and number 173 across all TVs.

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79
Kagoo Score
92
Brand Rating
83
Features
70
Value for Money
84
Running Costs

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

Samsung is an excellent TV brand.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.
It has running costs of $94 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
This TV has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Bluetooth
A premium experience with a curve
Experience a wider range of color<br>
Breathtaking contrast and color
See beyond the shadows

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Large display diagonal
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Bluetooth
Supports screen mirroring
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Supports Digital Clean View
Features local dimming
Has an ethernet port
Has an auto volume leveler
High RMS rated power
Energy Star certified
Has a built-in microphone
Has a mounting kit
Has an ECO mode
4K
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Thick
Not 3D
4K

The Samsung UN55NU8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, which is the most common resolution. 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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Large Display Diagonal
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The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UN55NU8500's display diagonal of 54.6" is in the largest 32% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the UN55NU8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of televisions do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Thick

Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm. The UN55NU8500's thickness of 94mm is thicker than 87% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

The UN55NU8500 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Has a Game Mode
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The Samsung UN55NU8500 has a game mode, which is unusual. 66% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The UN55NU8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports Bluetooth
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The Samsung UN55NU8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN55NU8500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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The UN55NU8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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The UN55NU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Clean View
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The Samsung UN55NU8500 supports Digital Clean View, unlike 93% of televisions which do not support Digital Clean View.

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Features Local Dimming
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The UN55NU8500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ethernet Port
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The Samsung UN55NU8500 has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler
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The UN55NU8500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 520W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Samsung UN55NU8500's RMS rated power of 40W is higher than 89% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN55NU8500 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Built-in Microphone

The Samsung UN55NU8500 has a built-in microphone, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UN55NU8500 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN55NU8500 has an ECO mode, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Samsung UN55NU8500, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Value for Money of Similar TVs

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Running Costs

Samsung UN55NU8500 Running Costs

The UN55NU8500 has an average running cost of $94 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on $93
Electricity cost when on standby $2
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN55NU8500

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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 support Bluetooth?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 have a game mode?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 support Wi-Fi?
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QWhat is the thickness of the Samsung UN55NU8500?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 have an ethernet port?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 feature OLED / QLED technology?
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QWhat is the HD type of the Samsung UN55NU8500?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 support screen mirroring?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 support Wi-Fi Direct?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)?
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QDoes the Samsung UN55NU8500 support Digital Clean View?
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Samsung UN55NU8500 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rate Supported
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Native Refresh Rate
Audio
Auto Volume Leveler
RMS Rated Power
Built-in Speaker
Audio System
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Multiroom
Smart TV
Internet TV
Screen Mirroring
Smart TV
Operating System Installed
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
Processor Cores
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Power
Dimensions (WxHxD)
USB Port
Picture Mode
Battery Life
Design
LED Indicators
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Colour
VESA Mounting
Boundless 360° Design
Power
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Performance
Built-in Microphone
Game Mode
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Local Dimming
Digital Clean View
ConnectShare (HDD)
Plug & Play
Auto Depth Enhancer
Nano Crystal Color
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Wi-Fi Direct
Web Browser
Management Features
Auto Power Off System
ECO Mode
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On/Off Timer
Sleep Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Stand Width
Stand Depth
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RS-232C Port
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Package Type
Batteries Included
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
E-Manual

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

samsung un55nu8500fxza

Barcodes

 00887276256382

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