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Samsung UN65JS8500

$2,499.99
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A multi award winning 64.5 inch 4K television with good features
64.5" 4K Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN65JS8500 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Samsung UN65JS8500 number 35 in 3D TVs, number 104 in 4K TVs and number 266 across all TVs.
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$1,349 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 64?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $1,349 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 1% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The UN65JS8500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

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Samsung UN65JS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,499.99 it is more expensive than 90% of televisions.

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Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UN65JS8500 of 64.5" is in the largest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN65JS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs 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 Samsung UN65JS8500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung UN65JS8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Very Thin

The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the UN65JS8500 of only 30.5mm is in the thinnest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN65JS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UN65JS8500 features motion control, unlike 97% of TVs which do not feature motion control.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UN65JS8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UN65JS8500's RMS rated power of 40W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN65JS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UN65JS8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN65JS8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN65JS8500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Child Lock

The UN65JS8500 has a child lock, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a child lock.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The UN65JS8500 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight. 99% of televisions do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UN65JS8500 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UN65JS8500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The worst resolution of all televisions is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Four Loudspeakers

The Samsung UN65JS8500 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other televisions have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65JS8500 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN65JS8500 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UN65JS8500 will cost $1,349 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65js8500fxzarb
Barcodes 00887276096483, 653341163899R1

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