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Samsung UN60HU8550

60" 4K Ultra HD Flat May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
One industry award
Does not have good sound quality
Does not have a good battery life
5 Reviews + 1 Award
tomsguide.com Editor's Choice

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this TV was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomsguide.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This Samsung TV received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from tomsguide.com.

Excellent Brand

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


Features

Good for Wall Mounting

One owner said in their reviews that it was good for wall mounting. Bestbuy.com said “Can be wall mounted if more adjustment is needed”.

Good Features

Four customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Three years ago Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this TV “Picture quality and features”.

Good Remote Control

Two customers concluded that the Samsung UN60HU8550 had a good remote control.

Good Stand

Six people thought it had a good stand. Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 “Superb stand and flexibility” but even so they gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Bestbuy.com also wrote “The stand it comes with alone is probably worth 100” in their review.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One owner said in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Bestbuy.com wrote “Energy Efficient” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review however they scored the product 1 stars.

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Two customers considered that the product did not have a good battery life. Bestbuy.com wrote “Somewhat short battery life” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “If you're looking to get more than 4 hours max out of a charge, consider getting a second battery” in their review.


Smart TV

Good in Terms of Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Good wi-fi connectivity” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review.

Ability to Download Additional Apps

Two people who bought this TV concluded that it had good apps. Tomsguide.com said “Ability to download additional apps”. Venkatx5 wrote “Luckily the apps of huge size can be installed on connected storage device” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review.

One customer who bought this TV reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Tomsguide.com said in their review of this TV “Wide variety of smart TV apps, including Netflix and Hulu”. One owner wrote in their reviews that it had great smart functions.

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Interactive TV

The Samsung UN60HU8550 is interactive TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also are interactive TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The Samsung UN60HU8550 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN60HU8550 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television also support smart TV features.

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Benefits

Great for Watching Films

One owner said in their reviews that the product was great for watching Netflix. One customer who purchased it wrote that it was great for watching films. Bestbuy.com said “Hardly noticable when watching a movie in a dim room”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN60HU8550 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN60HU8550 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UN60HU8550 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Display

Topclass Detailin Both 4K and Full HD

Five people considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Tomsguide.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Topclass detailin both 4K and Full HD”. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Lightning fast SSD drive supported by large capacity HD” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “There's no question that TV manufacturers are committed to Ultra HD, also known as 4K, sets” in their review.

Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UN60HU8550 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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Active Shutter 3D Glasses With RF Sync

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Tomsguide.com said “Active shutter 3D glasses with RF sync” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review. Bestbuy.com said in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review “Picture is excellent and the 3D is awesome” nonetheless they rated it 20 out of 100. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Terrific Picture And 3-d” in their review.

Great Blacks and Shadow Detail

Thirteen people said that the product had good picture quality. Tomsguide.com wrote “Great black levels, shadow detail” in their review of this TV but in spite of that they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Bestbuy.com said “Unbelievable clarity” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “That's excusable given I expected it with the Intel Graphics and was n” in their review.

Four people thought this TV had a good contrast ratio. Bestbuy.com mentioned “The crips dark blacks” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review. Bestbuy.com also said “Color, Bright, no glare, excellent contrast, wide view angle, swiveladjustable stand, basic design (simple, not flashy” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Color and contrast seems great, no glare or angle issues” in their review.

Three customers who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had a wide viewing angle. Bestbuy.com wrote “The brightness in the viewing angle shifts a little bit when I stood up in front of one of these monitors”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Excellent color, viewing angle” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Good horizontal viewing angle” in their review.

Two owners said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Bestbuy.com said “Great display, large resolution, sharp colors and contrast”. One customer said in their reviews that it was good for playing games on. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV “The graphics suck on this computer for gaming.” nonetheless they only rated it 20 out of 100.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a sharp image. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV “Crispness of the picture”.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec 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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Performance

Supports Motion Control

The UN60HU8550 supports motion control, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN60HU8550 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

Nine customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. Two years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Poor Sound Quality”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Get a sound bar if you need it” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Pricey sound could be better” in their review.


Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN60HU8550 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Design

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

Six customers who reviewed the product said that it was well made. Tomsguide.com mentioned two years ago “The Samsung UNH 8550 4K LED LCD has an excellent picture with deep black levels, accurate color and solid uniformity with little blooming”. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 “If you want a solid monitor for video editing”. Bestbuy.com also said “Everything feels solid rather than cheap plastic like some laptops can be” in their review.

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Bestbuy.com said two years ago “Sturdy design makes me feel confident about the monitor lasting a long time” in their review of this TV yet they only scored it 20 out of 100. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Sturdy stand” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “The aluminium case feels sturdy which should be expected from Asus” in their review.

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Very Good Picture Quality (but Only When Viewed Headon

Twelve customers said in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Tomsguide.com wrote in their review of this TV “Very good picture quality (but only when viewed headon”. Bestbuy.com said “Quality and sound”. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Samsung's trim, 65-inch 4K TV delivers great image quality and smart TV features in an attractive package” in their review.

Elegant, Utilitarian Design

Eight customers who reviewed this TV said that it was well designed. Tomsguide.com said “Elegant, utilitarian design”. Bestbuy.com wrote “Streamline design” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also said “Very pretty design at a good price” in their review.

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Tomsguide.com wrote “Its styling is at” in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 yet they only gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Bestbuy.com said in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 “Gorgeous picture” however despite that they only rated this TV 1 stars. Bestbuy.com also said “The monitor is not very good looking” in their review.

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Easy to Use

Five customers who reviewed the Samsung UN60HU8550 agreed that it was easy to use. Bestbuy.com wrote in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review two years ago “Ease of Use” . Bestbuy.com also said “Good Remote Control” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Very easy and intuitive to use” in their review.

Four customers considered that the product was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “UHD Smartv is easy to set up”. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Very easy to set up” in their review. Two customers who reviewed the product said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Bestbuy.com said “Comfortable to carry in one hand” .

Two people who bought this TV agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Bestbuy.com mentioned two years ago “The standard colors are correct You don't have to mess around with the color settings unless you like a very 'cool' or 'warm' picture” but even so they scored it 1 stars. Venkatx5 said on Bestbuy.com “I followed the settings suggested in another amazing site” and gave it a score of 6 stars.

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it had a good interface. Bestbuy.com said “Simple config interface” but even so they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

One owner wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN60HU8550 did not have good technical guidance. Bestbuy.com mentioned three years ago “The touch pad gestures help.” in their review of this TV.

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it did not have good customer support. Bestbuy.com said “I contacted Asus customer support and I was appalled at the fact that the customer representative blatantly lied to me about the RAM capacity” in their review of this TV.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the UN60HU8550 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un60hu8550
Barcodes 00887276030326

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