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Samsung UN60HU8550
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Samsung UN60HU8550

tomsguide.com Editor's Choice
60" Flat May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this 4K and 8K TV was excellent and gave it their highest award. This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomsguide.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received a rating of 80% from TV expert review website tomsguide.com.

Good Picture Quality

Some Samsung UN60HU8550 reviewers said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Tomsguide.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 “Great black levels, shadow detail”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Tomsguide.com said in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 “Colors run slightly cool” .

Samsung Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 22,708 expert and user reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.

Nice Design

Two customers thought it was good looking. Tomsguide.com scored the Samsung UN60HU8550 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN60HU8550 “The gorgeous deep blacks vanish”. Tomsguide.com also said “Elegant, utilitarian design”.

Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung UN60HU8550 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Expert review site Tomsguide.com rated the product 4 stars and mentioned last year “Samsung's trim, 65-inch 4K TV delivers great image quality and smart TV features in an attractive package” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “Very good picture quality (but only when viewed headon”.

Good High Def TV

A few customers who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Tomsguide.com wrote “There's no question that TV manufacturers are committed to Ultra HD, also known as 4K, sets” and gave the Samsung UN60HU8550 a score of 4 stars. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Topclass detailin both 4K and Full HD”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who purchased it considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Tomsguide.com said “Active shutter 3D glasses with RF sync” in their Samsung UN60HU8550 review.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung UN60HU8550 reviewer said in their reviews that the Samsung UN60HU8550 had good features.

Robust

One person considered that it was well made. Tomsguide.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in November last year “The Samsung UNH 8550 4K LED LCD has an excellent picture with deep black levels, accurate color and solid uniformity with little blooming”.

3D Compatible

The Samsung UN60HU8550 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN60HU8550 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN60HU8550.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN60HU8550 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the UN60HU8550 also have a WiFi connection.

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Two RF Ports

Most TVs of this spec and age have between one and two RF ports, including the UN60HU8550 which has two RF ports.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions that have been around for more than two years have motion interpolation frequencies of between 120Hz and 3,000Hz. At 1,200 hertz, the Samsung UN60HU8550 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UN60HU8550 range from 10mm to 94mm. The UN60HU8550 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 35.55 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN60HU8550 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UN60HU8550 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UN60HU8550 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the UN60HU8550 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN60HU8550

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Samsung released the UN60HU8550.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Interactive TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Wide Color Enhancer
Motion Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

1 Award

tomsguide.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
12 February 2015

Samsung's trim, 65-inch 4K TV delivers great image quality and smart TV features in an attractive package and at an approachable price. Who it's for: TV lovers who are ready to jump into...

Tomsguide.com

Very good picture quality (but only when viewed headon)
Wide variety of smart TV apps, including Netflix and Hulu
Ability to download additional apps
Future upgrade capability via the One Connect box
Active shutter 3D glasses with RF sync
Noticeable contrast fading and color washout when viewed from off axis
The gorgeous deep blacks vanish
Nonrechargeable 3D glasses
Touchpad remote control is a little too sensitive, even when set to its lowest sensitivity setting
Hard to nail onscreen

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 17 October 2014 by 180A
180A would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

3D images very good suggest you buy harmony remote and have he systems programed by the Geek Squad...

Gorgeous picture
Picture quality
Awesome picture
Vivid color
Appears that you are looking at a picture in a magazine
Occasional bufferingpixelation
Haven't found anything yet
Not much so far
Rear facing speakers reduce sound quality
Sound
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Venkatx5
Venkatx5 would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

It's a Wonderful 4K 3D TV so far I've seen. (I don't consider "Curved" design.) Limitations: 1. It has 3 USB ports. But only one is USB 3.0. Rest 2 are USB 2.0. The middle USB Port is not working... Read more…

Everything
Picture
Very slim and light weight
Decent price point for "ultrabook" ( I got mine open box for 579 IMHO a more realistic price for this laptop
Ivy Bridge SSD
Cost
Big screen bezel
Spotty wireless when not plugged in (could be driver issue but also manufacturing
Core 5 has pretty low clock speed
Mediocre trackpad
Reviewed 25 October 2014 by FrustratedCustomer
FrustratedCustomer would recommend the Samsung UN50HU8550 (Verified Purchase)

Though we have no complaints about the television itself, we took advantage of the optional upgrade for the sound bar, which does not appear to be controllable through the television remote. We... Read more…

The picture is amazing
The crips dark blacks
Great price
Outstanding picture
Awesome picture. Future proof with 4K
Built in speakers
Sound is decent with speakers being on the back of TV
Sound is good
Not great
Nothing negative yet
Reviewed 2 September 2014 by Newtech2014

Samsung UHD8550 is not upscaling anything, just make picture washed out, and objects blurry. TV cannot be connected to Netflix, even with Samsung rep help. ECO sensor works in opposite way: in... Read more…

Light wight
Great hardware for the price, and the SSD cache is a noticeable speed boost (though not as quick as a true SSD drive). The aluminium case feels sturdy which should be expected from Asus. And there's a
Amazing Visuals
Very easy and intuitive to use
Easy to operate
Upscailing is not working with standard signal
Windows 8 is best experienced with a touch screen, which this doessn't have. The touch pad gestures help, but I quickly installed 3rd party software to replace the Metro UI with a classic start menu.
So far
No down side
Sound is adverage since speaker are down directed -needs sound bar or theater sound system for full effects

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un60hu8550
Barcodes 00887276030326
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