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45

Overall Score

Samsung UN65HU8500

An expensive to run 65 inch 4K television with average features
65" 4K Yes No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN65HU8500 Review

59
Average Features
19
28
$319 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of $319 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 3% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Only Mega dynamic contrast ratio
39
Mediocre
52
Mediocre
65
Average

Samsung UN65HU8500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The UN65HU8500's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 7% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN65HU8500 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The UN65HU8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The Samsung UN65HU8500's thickness of only 36.4mm is quite thin compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 13% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UN65HU8500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UN65HU8500 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UN65HU8500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Timeshift

The UN65HU8500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UN65HU8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN65HU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UN65HU8500 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Motion Control

The UN65HU8500 features motion control. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65HU8500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UN65HU8500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN65HU8500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UN65HU8500 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Features Voice Control

The UN65HU8500 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UN65HU8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UN65HU8500 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 8% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the Samsung UN65HU8500 of 40W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 6% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UN65HU8500 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the UN65HU8500 is $319 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un65hu8500g
Barcodes 00748252416155

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