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Samsung UN60F8000BF

Samsung UN60F8000BF

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60" Active May 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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30 Reasons For

Twenty-Two Industry Awards

This television is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs of this type and age.

The writers at six expert review sites all concluded that this Samsung television was superb and gave it their highest award. This Samsung TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Overclockersonline.net, Technlologyx.com and Techradar.com/au/.

The experts at five more expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this television. Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Pcactual.com and Itc.ua all gave this Samsung television a "Recommended" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all thought that this TV was very good. Hdtvtest.co.uk, Flatpanelshd.com and Avforums.com all gave this television a "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at three other expert review sites all concluded that this television was a sensible purchase. Homecinemachoice.com, Expert Reviews and Itproportal.com all gave this Samsung TV a "Best Buy" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this television has an overall expert rating of 88%. Experts think this Samsung TV is one of the better large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

Good Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed this TV concluded that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “With F8000 Samsung says that they have improved picture quality in a number of areas”. Expert review site Itproportal.com mentioned “Sophisticated feature set, fabulous picture quality from any source” in their review. Digitalspy.co.uk gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this TV “A few years ago, plasma TVs were the only way to get the best possible picture quality in your living room”.

Good Size

A few Samsung UN60F8000 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was thin. Three years ago Homecinemachoice.com said “The UE55F8000 hits the ground running with its design, which combines an on-trend slender bezel with a dark, glassy finish” in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review “They have always been slim, easy on your power bill, look great” . Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “Samsung’s latest Series 8 is the best LED TV we’ve tested -- the company continues to excel with its top TV, which is thin, quick, has a great picture”.

Nice Design

A number of customers agreed that the Samsung UN60F8000 was good looking. Cnet.com.au gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned on expert website CNET.com.au “Samsung's flagship smart TV features a slim, stylish design, plus impressive software functions like natural voice recognition” in their Samsung UN60F8000 review. Techdigest.tv gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote “The UE55F800 is a truly beautiful set, with a jaw-dropping design befitting of its price tag”. Three years ago Hdtvtest.co.uk said “Samsung has not held anything back in creating its flagship LED LCD TV this year, showering the F8000 with an utterly gorgeous design, sumptuous high-definition pictures, class-leading standard-def handling, bright”.

Some Samsung UN60F8000 owners thought the product was a good design. Three years ago expert review site Smarthouse.com.au wrote “Praised for it's space saving design and advanced functionaliti” in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000. Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned “The UE46F8000′s stunning design still wowed us no end” . Three years ago expert review site Techguide.com.au mentioned in their review of this TV “The company has raised the bar in every aspect of this LED TV and combines sleek design and func”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Samsung UN60F8000 owners concluded that the product was good quality. Cnet.co.uk mentioned three years ago “It has strong picture and audio quality and a truly excellent smart TV system, making it a well-rounded package” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Smarthouse.com.au wrote also three years ago “You're after a TV with smart features and premium picture quality then the slender 40-inch Samsung UA40F8000 might be for you”. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com rated it 4 stars and said in their review “The TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms”.

Good Technical Features

A few people who bought the product wrote that it had good features. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet.” in their review of this TV. Hometheaterreview.com said in their review “Consequently, this TV is loaded with all of the company's best technologies and features” . Three years ago expert website Toptenreviews.com mentioned “It includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience” in their review and scored the product 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

Some customers who purchased this TV thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com said “That honour now belongs to the UE65F9000 4K Ultra HD model - a model we'll be testing in the next few days.”. Expert website Toptenreviews.com scored the product 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000 “With a full HD 1920 x 1080 picture”. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this TV on expert review site Pocket Lint “The Samsung UE55F8000 is arguably the most advanced Full HD LED TV you can buy today” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 22,708 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers said in their reviews that the Samsung UN60F8000 had a good experience. Whathifi.com mentioned “A friendlier user experience” in their review.

One Samsung UN60F8000 owner who reviewed the Samsung UN60F8000 said that it had a good interface. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000 “Any minor quirks associated with Samsung's ultra-rich Smart TV interface should be considered a by-product of aggressive efforts at improving the Smart TV experience”.

One person concluded that the Samsung UN60F8000 had good voice recognition. One customer who purchased the Samsung UN60F8000 reckoned that it was easy to handle.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Three people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website T3.com wrote “The F8000 currently represents the pinnacle of Samsung's Smart 3D TV range” in their review. Expert website Avmax.tech2.in.com mentioned “While we reviewed this Flat Panel in our studio, we completely enjoyed its 3D capabilities and astounding picture quality”.

Good Sound Quality

Two Samsung UN60F8000 reviewers reckoned that it had good sound quality. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote “A definite step up in both sound and picture performance.” in their review.

Good Support

Some Samsung UN60F8000 owners thought the product had good technical guidance. Two years ago expert review site Technlologyx.com rated it 4 stars and wrote “Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple”. Expert website Businessspectator.com.au said “Over the last few years it has inked some impressive content deals to help it fight off Apple in the gadget space” in their review of the Samsung UN60F8000.

Good Remote Control

One Samsung UN60F8000 reviewer who purchased the Samsung UN60F8000 considered that it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased the Samsung UN60F8000 reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert website Techguide.com.au wrote three years ago “Samsung's Series 55-inch F8000 is the hero product of its smart TV range that combines excellent picture quality, connectivity plus gesture”.

Robust

One Samsung UN60F8000 owner who purchased the Samsung UN60F8000 said that it was well made.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV had great smart functions. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “It's a cutting-edge set with improved smart features” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Has a Built-In Camera

Unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN60F8000 which do not have a built-in camera, the Samsung UN60F8000 has a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The Samsung UN60F8000 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UN60F8000.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN60F8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN60F8000 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Samsung UN60F8000 has a WiFi connection.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UN60F8000 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN60F8000 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the televisions of this type and age. This TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the televisions of this type and age which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Samsung UN60F8000 is a two composite video in port television. Most of the other TVs of this type and age only have one composite video in port.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At 1,200 hertz, the UN60F8000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UN60F8000 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago. Large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UN60F8000 have subwoofer RMS power of between 10W and 50W.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Supports Two Video Formats

supports two video formats

The UN60F8000 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN60F8000. The video format "ASF" is also supported by this Samsung TV.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports One Audio Format

The UN60F8000 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UN60F8000.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 38.09 millimeters, the UN60F8000 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The average thickness of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 56mm, and the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The UN60F8000 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Samsung television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UN60F8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Samsung released the UN60F8000.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Game Mode
BD Wise
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Manual

22 Awards

toptenreviews.com Silver Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice soundandvision.com Top Pick technlologyx.com Editor's Choice techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice muycomputer.com 5 Star pcactual.com Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended uk.hardware.info Silver hardware.info Silver Award itproportal.com Best Buy Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Best Buy avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended itc.ua Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(77)
22 February 2014

The Samsung F8000 family has celebrated success as the best HDTV available and our investigation supports this. Features such as a Smart Hub with TV Channel Guide, very simple and attractive...

Technlologyx.com

23 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

21 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

21 January 2014

The Samsung UNF8000 series of LED backlit HDTVs offer solid performance and loads of features in a beautiful streamlined cabinet, but its black levels are mediocre and its ports are awkwardly...

22 November 2013

Samsung's F8000 Series represents an evolutionary leap in the company's LCD TV offerings...

Soundandvision.com

21 November 2013

This LED TV has one of the best video displays on the market, and it includes many extra features to enhance your TV viewing experience...

Toptenreviews.com

20 October 2013

At first, all the features and apps that the Samsung UN55F8000BF Smart TV provides might be intimidating, but the TV's great picture quality - right out of the box - should calm your qualms. You...

16 October 2013

When it comes to televisions, LCD panels with LED lighting seems to be the choice of the masses. Offering a good balance of affordability and performance, LED lighting can be credited for making... Read more…

15 October 2013

Overclockersonline.net

I remember the first TV Samsung shipped to me for review; it was a 46? LCD that sat in my parents living room. I thought that was a big TV but as years have passed the TVs started getting bigger.... Read more…

9 October 2013

Samsung, the global electronics leader is on a serious marathon run, and somehow no other electronics manufacturer seems to catch up with them. Be it product launches and new technologies Samsung... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $94.33
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un60f8000, samsung un60f8000b, samsung un60f8000bf, samsung un60f8000bfx, samsung un60f8000bfxz, samsung un60f8000bfxza
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