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Samsung UN65ES8000

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65" May 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Smart TV Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Sixteen Industry Awards

This TV has received sixteen awards from expert review sites.

The writers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se, Pcactual.com, Avforums.com, Techradar.com/au/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph all decided that concluded that they would endorse this large TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au and Overclockersonline.net all thought that this TV was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info both thought that this television was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

Two other expert review sites both thought that this Samsung TV was good. This TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from Flatpanelshd.com and the expert at Itproportal.com said that it was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This television has an average expert rating of 85% based on fifty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and T3.com.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung UN65ES8000 owners who bought this TV said that it had good picture quality. Four years ago Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “Samsung's best 2012 LED TV is a strong performer for picture quality and design” in their Samsung UN65ES8000 review and gave the Samsung UN65ES8000 a score of 5 stars. In the same month expert review site Cnet.com.au rated this TV 4 stars and mentioned “Samsung's premium LCD model offers excellent picture quality, good 3D, lots of smarts”. Computeractive.co.uk mentioned in their review “The picture quality was strikingly good, especially on HD ch”.

Good Size

A few Samsung UN65ES8000 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Four years ago Channelnews.com.au gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Is this dual core, voice controlled Slim LED set worth the upgrade? Or should you hang on to your current set for the next gen?”. Computeractive.co.uk mentioned “It doesn't seem quite as big as that number suggests thanks to a remarkably slim bezel.”. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote four years ago “A super slim silver frame you’ll barely be able to make out from your perch on the sofa.” in their review of the Samsung UN65ES8000.

One Samsung UN65ES8000 owner who reviewed the Samsung UN65ES8000 reckoned that it was a good width. Four years ago expert review site Smarthouse.com.au said in their review of this TV “The bezel is the same consistent width right”.

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Nice Design

A few Samsung UN65ES8000 owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “So it is that this 46-inch star boasts a gorgeous ultra-slim design” and scored this TV 5 stars. Techradar.com/au/ said in their review “Samsung is on typically aggressive form with the Samsung UE46ES8000, combining cutting-edge features with a gorgeous space-saving design”. Unbox.ph said in their review of the Samsung UN65ES8000 “It's the perfect centerpiece for your living room and I'm pretty sure that it will get tons of positive comments from your guests” .

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN65ES8000 was a good design. Slashgear.com wrote “A 55-inch behemoth, though with strikingly delicate design”. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “The television has been highly admired in the market for its outstanding and excellent design”.

One person who purchased the Samsung UN65ES8000 concluded that it had a thick frame. Expert website Cnwintech.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65ES8000 four years ago “Appearance of this product with a thin bezel really fantastic” and gave the Samsung UN65ES8000 a rating of 74 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Eleven Samsung UN65ES8000 owners thought this TV was good quality. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “It's a fantastic-looking 46in LCD TV with great picture quality and oodles of features.”. Expert website Stuff.tv gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The Samsung's picture quality is outstanding right across the board” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned four years ago “The Samsung UE55ES8000 is a beautiful TV with mostly great picture quality and a decent EPG that's let down by its voice”.

Good Technical Features

Several Samsung UN65ES8000 owners said in their reviews that the Samsung UN65ES8000 had good features. Cnet.com said in their review of this TV four years ago “The Samsung UNES8000 LED TV boasts stunning design and more features than any TV on the market” but in spite of that they scored it 60 out of 100. Expert review site Ubergizmo.com said “Large set of seemingly very advanced features.” in their review of this TV. Pocket-Lint.com said “The core of this TV has some top features”.

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung large TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Three customers considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Stuff.tv gave the Samsung UN65ES8000 a score of 5 stars and wrote “The 3D image is the best we've seen from a TV so far” in their Samsung UN65ES8000 review. Four years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk scored it 4 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on PC Advisor.co.uk “Motion control party tricks, this would be considered a highly desirable 3D TV, with a strong online proposition”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung UN65ES8000 owner who bought the product thought it was easy to use. Stuff.tv said “A brilliant smart TV made into something extraordinary by its next-gen control options” in their Samsung UN65ES8000 review.

One Samsung UN65ES8000 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung UN65ES8000 on Digital Versus “3.8 / 5We take these readings using the best settings for watching a movie”.

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Good High Def TV

Several customers who purchased the Samsung UN65ES8000 considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Gadgetguy.com.au said in their review “Full HD, with LED edge-lighting” and scored it 5 stars. Cnwintech.com said “A thinner bezel is extremely cool combination to enjoy a shows in HD” in their review.

Robust

One Samsung UN65ES8000 owner who purchased it thought it was well made. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this TV “Considering the over-£2,000 price point we feel it makes for a good, solid TV rather than an” .

Smart TV Features Are Good

One Samsung UN65ES8000 owner who bought this TV concluded that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Expert website Stuffmideast.com mentioned “High-def pictures (Blu-ray, Freesat or Freeview HD) are impressive too”.

Good Connectivity

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Expert website Zoneitech.com mentioned in their review of this TV four years ago “Beyond extreme thinness and dashing good looks and Internet capability, this 55-inch LED TV further improved by incorporat”.

3D Compatible

The UN65ES8000 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN65ES8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the UN65ES8000 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN65ES8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the UN65ES8000 also have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The UN65ES8000 has more composite video in ports than most of the similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN65ES8000. This TV is a two composite video in port television compared to most of the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65ES8000 which only have one composite video in port.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs of this type and age.

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Quite Thin

Large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65ES8000 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm. With a thickness of only 33.01 millimeters, the UN65ES8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst large TVs of this age.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN65ES8000 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65ES8000 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN65ES8000 do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UN65ES8000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The Samsung UN65ES8000 is one of the heavier similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the UN65ES8000 (25.1 kilograms) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average weight of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UN65ES8000 is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN65ES8000

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that are a comparable age to it. 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 Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Noise Reduction
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
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
Audio Input for DVI
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Auto Power Off
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
BD Wise
Local Dimming
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

16 Awards

pcactual.com Recommended techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star uk.hardware.info Silver itproportal.com Best Buy Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended avforums.com Recommended Overclockersonline.net Editor's Choice M3.idg.se Recommended

Expert Reviews

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5 February 2013

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Overclockersonline.net

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14 December 2012

?Hi TV, power on,? I say, as if talking to myself. As if wishing aloud that I had telekinesis. I'm alone in TechnoBuffalo's gaming room, staring blankly at my reflection on the TV set. I wait as... Read more…

14 December 2012

Not just smart, this TV can be upgraded so that features and capabilities still new & fresh. Appearance of this product with a thin bezel really fantastic. The large screen and a thinner bezel is... Read more…

6 December 2012

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29 November 2012

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27 November 2012

Hardwarezone.com.ph

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26 November 2012

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un65es8000, un65es8000f, roadcasescom un65es8000, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp02092, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp02099
Barcodes 00036725238138, 00648044652016, 00648044652085
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