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Samsung UN65MU8500
UN65MU850D

Samsung UN65MU8500
93
Reviews
809 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 4K 114.3mm thick TV, with an enormous 65" display diagonal and low running costs. It supports Wi-Fi and screen mirroring, features voice control and has a game mode. Our review analysis indicates that this TV has very good picture quality and sound quality, and it's really good-looking.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (65")
Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
65"
114.3mm
THICK
240Hz
REFRESH RATE
$102
OVER 5 YEARS
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77

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have scored the Samsung UN65MU8500 as follows:

77

77
Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
81
Features
0
Popularity
0
Value for Money
80
Running Costs

77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
The UN65MU8500 has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Extremely realistic contrast
Extreme step up in color with premium UHD
Bask in the black
Incredible fluid motion

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

94
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.4 stars (809 reviews)

86%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
698 Reviews
4 Stars
92 Reviews
3 Stars
10 Reviews
2 Stars
2 Reviews
1 Star
7 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN65MU8500?

Picture Quality
428
25
Sound Quality
63
13
Features
23
0
Noise Level
0
2
Smart Features
17
1
Design
80
1
Ease of Use
66
0
Remote Control
19
4
Price
48
6
High Definition Quality
11
0
Watching Sport
9
1
Watching Films
8
1
Size and Weight
20
2
Gaming
3
1
Robustness
7
1
3d Quality
2
0
Wall Mounting
2
0
Connectivity
6
0
Support
5
0
Stand
1
0
Battery
0
1
9 Out of 10 People Thought This TV Was Fairly Priced
  • A fine TV, looks and sounds perfect, and the best price on this model...
    PETE - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2018
  • Was looking for the best value for the amount I was going to spend the sales person was very helpful and I am very pleased with my purchase...
    JimB - Bestbuy.com 30 Dec 2017
  • ... all -- so fast, so beautiful.... can't beat the refresh rate. Best value 65* tv out there!
    Hoda - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2017
  • ... the price I was able to get Best Buy to price match and received and even better deal..
    Kyle - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    Seven people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was very well made.

  • ... "one remote", it certainly has decluttered my coffee table. The tv itself is built beautifully and has plenty of inputs...
    JustMe - Bestbuy.com 30 Jul 2017
  • ... this television is amazing, the sound is perfect (if it's not loud enough turn in the built in amolifier in the audio options), and it looks fantastic ...
    DokRob - Bestbuy.com 16 Aug 2017
  • ... difference in quality of the picture.The MU8500 actually has a built in a depth contrast enhancer don't quote me on this, I know it's called something ...
    WishIWasNaive - Bestbuy.com 7 Dec 2017
  • ... range of tv, movies, sports, gaming, Netflix and YouTube (online services in 4K thx to built in smart features) and it is excellent for all of those...
    Jxssv - Bestbuy.com 12 Jun 2017
  • Some People Thought This TV Did Not Have a Long Battery Life

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 wasn't quick to charge.

  • ... clueless and never pay attention so in his mind it was a regular charge. Very unfair charge and can't get in touch with a supervisor to address that, so ...
    Danielle - Bestbuy.com 14 Sep 2017
  • ... accept and just do it myself. It was no installation at all and the worst misleading charge ever! Do not use them when they say is FREE because they'll ...
    Danielle - Bestbuy.com 14 Sep 2017
  • Over 20 People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was an outstanding size and three people thought that it was also thin.

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    An Excellent Size
    17 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... love the curved TV. Samsung makes the best TV. 65" turned out to be a wonderful size for our living room. We would recommend it for anyone. The sound bar ...
    John - Bestbuy.com 27 Nov 2017
  • Love this tv and its size. Ended up being perfect size for the size of room we are using it in. Picture is great!
    Mlhiltz - Bestbuy.com 14 Jan 2018
  • ... curve gives a realistic look to things, like the buildings, etc. 65 is the perfect size too...
    30oddfoot - Bestbuy.com 13 Mar 2018
  • ... and only attach to the TV by on cable. Resolution is amazing and perfect size for my space...
    Sirmugen - Bestbuy.com 20 May 2018
  • View All Reviews About Size
    Thin
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of People Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Had a Good Design

    More than 60 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was very good-looking and several people thought that it was also really well designed and was neat.

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    Very Good-Looking
    69 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Incredible viewing experience. Visually stunning pictures - hypnotizing!
    CoachBB1 - Bestbuy.com 23 Dec 2017
  • ... Once we moved in, and with our 10 ft. ceilings, we felt a larger TV would fit /look better so we went back and purchased a 65" just like the 55" we had ...
    Sportster - Bestbuy.com 21 Jun 2017
  • ... picture freaking amazing. Remote takes some getting used to but you can talk to it so pretty awesome. Tv is light so no issue securing it to wall and only ...
    Jonathan - Bestbuy.com 18 Jan 2018
  • The picture on this TV is just fantastic! It even makes regular HD TV programs look better even if they're not 4K...
    KCBC - Bestbuy.com 22 Oct 2017
  • View All Reviews About Styling
    Very Well Designed
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Neat
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was very easy to use and to setup. Two people also thought that it had good controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    37 people agree
    No people disagree
  • The TV easy to set up, easy to use. Beautiful picture. The curve fits in our entertainment area...
    JoJo - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2018
  • The color is outstanding, very easy to use, wonderful sound quility...
    Twohats41 - Bestbuy.com 26 Dec 2017
  • ... on eyes. One remote for this TV makes navigating really easy.TV is easy to use voice commands and hand gestures to change channels or lower or raise volume!
    Magician - Bestbuy.com 5 Oct 2017
  • Tv easy to use and shows a great picture. Connects to internet easily...
    Lizharv - Bestbuy.com 15 Nov 2017
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    Very Easy to Setup
    30 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Controls
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    More than 20 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had brilliant features.

  • ... living room. Bumped up from a 42" to this and couldn't be happier. All the awesome features and the simplistic remote makes it easier for the whole family ...
    Erica - Bestbuy.com 27 Apr 2018
  • ... great too. You won't be disappointed with this TV the picture and features are top notch!
    Hightechbob - Bestbuy.com 7 Jan 2018
  • Very nice TV with all good features and curve looks awesome.Bestbuy was best to deliver the TV on time, And the price match feature was nice from best ...
    Babloo - Bestbuy.com 11 Jun 2017
  • Generally very happy... Set the unit up myself... Didn't know auto-dimming feature was unreliable and should have been turned off. Needed Geek Squad to ...
    Happy - Bestbuy.com 20 Jul 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had wifi capacity and bluetooth support.

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    Has Wifi Capacity
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... looking at things in real life, I would definitely buy it again, and the WiFi is fast...
    Frank - Bestbuy.com 17 Aug 2018
  • ... love the voice commands, very simple to connect to wi-fi I'm very happy with my purchase of this television I highly recommended...
    Rocky - Bestbuy.com 20 Sep 2017
  • ... beautiful. No waiting for the tv to come on, it's instant. Picked up my wifi with no problems. The best tv that we have ever had!
    FIREBALL50 - Bestbuy.com 22 Feb 2018
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    Has Bluetooth Support
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance

    Four people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had good technical guidance.

  • Great smart tv easy setup instructions and the resolution is wonderful, sound quality not so much, guess they had to skimp somewheres...
    Nickel - Bestbuy.com 22 Jan 2018
  • ... set up was simplistic, and despite it being a Smart TV, the instructions were quite easy to follow and took less than five (5) minutes to set up, and synching ...
    Adam12 - Bestbuy.com 4 Jun 2017
  • Beautiful picture quality, user friendly, instructions were clear and we love how the remote connects everything together! One remote, yes!
    VHdz - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 2017
  • ... you remove the TV from the box and mount it/ stand it up. The instructions for setup are clear and concise. The startup software practically does all the ...
    Karl - Bestbuy.com 23 Jan 2018
  • Some People Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was a Bit Noisy

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 wasn't quiet.

  • ... While I'm not a fan of dedicated devices to make my normal connections to the TV it avoids trying to look around the back of the TV to make all your connections. ...
    Judith - Bhphotovideo.com 12 Sep 2017
  • ... The high definition is top notch. However, I'm not a fan of the remote control (the reason for the 4 star rating). Call me old school, but it's to difficult ...
    Jsjess - Bestbuy.com 22 Feb 2018
  • 9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had a Good Image Quality

    Over 300 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had very good picture quality and over 30 people thought that it also had an excellent screen. Over 20 people also thought that it had brilliant colour saturation and had a very good 4k picture. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that several people thought that it didn't have problems with glare, had a brilliant refresh rate and had a really sharp image.

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    Has Outstanding Picture Quality
    360 people agree
    11 people disagree
  • The TV has excellent picture quality! The curved feature allows us to see the picture perfectly from most angles! We love this TV!
    Brittany - Bestbuy.com 17 Apr 2018
  • ... it!!! Great TV for the money. Very stylish look when its off and terrific picture when its on!
    Blake - Bestbuy.com 23 Mar 2018
  • ... This is a great TV. It has everything I could need. The tv has the best picture I have ever seen on a tv. Most of the new shows that I watch seem to be ...
    Lovethisone - Bestbuy.com 30 Jun 2017
  • ... this tv a month ago and geek squad installed it for me. Great product, excellent picture, good sound. Love it...
    Addis - Bestbuy.com 13 Sep 2017
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has an Outstanding Screen
    39 people agree
    9 people disagree
    Has Outstanding Colour Saturation
    26 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding 4k Picture
    26 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Doesn't Have Problems With Glare
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has an Excellent Refresh Rate
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Really Sharp Image
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Excellent for Watching Sport
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Brilliant for Playing Games On
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Audio Quality

    Over 60 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had outstanding sound quality and two people thought that it also had loud speakers.

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    Has Very Good Sound Quality
    68 people agree
    13 people disagree
  • A fine TV, looks and sounds perfect, and the best price on this model...
    PETE - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2018
  • Best tv you can ever buy, the picture is amazing, to get the best sound purchase a sound bar...
    Philc934 - Bestbuy.com 24 Nov 2017
  • The color is outstanding, very easy to use, wonderful sound quility...
    Twohats41 - Bestbuy.com 26 Dec 2017
  • Great picture excellent sound, highly recommend...
    Rsparks69 - Bestbuy.com 21 Nov 2017
  • View All Reviews About Sound
    Has Loud Speakers
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Two People Thought it Had Superior 3D Picture Quality

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had a good 3D picture quality.

  • ... tv has the best picture I have ever seen on a tv. Most of the new shows that I watch seem to be in 3D. With apps. on the tv and the wifi built into the ...
    Lovethisone - Bestbuy.com 30 Jun 2017
  • ... get distorted, magnified and now seem to become 3D because they pop off the screen (think about looking into a concave mirror). It makes it hard to watch ...
    A76virgo - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was a Good Smart TV

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had good apps, was brilliant for browsing and had good voice control.

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    Has Good Apps
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... setup once you get used to the remote. Voice commands works well. Adding apps was easy...
    UpstateNY - Bestbuy.com 12 Apr 2018
  • Excellent picture. Apps are so easy to use. Highly recommend!
    Sliver - Bestbuy.com 25 Aug 2017
  • What a great picture! i love how its preloaded with so many great apps! Netflix, Amazon Prime video, internet, etc. Don't really use my Fire stick any ...
    Jrocckk - Bestbuy.com 20 Feb 2018
  • ... remote is simple and easy to use. It was very simple to set up the TV. Great apps available...
    DanO - Bestbuy.com 14 Aug 2017
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Brilliant for Browsing
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Voice Control
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Smart Functions
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought This TV Had a Good Remote Control

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had a superb remote control.

  • ... My Apple TV and Bose system paired instantly and flawlessly. Absolutely superb remote as well...
    JBR1964 - Bestbuy.com 4 Nov 2017
  • Beautiful Colors,excellent remote control it's not heavy very light weight ,I love the voice commands, very simple to connect to wi-fi I'm very happy with ...
    Rocky - Bestbuy.com 20 Sep 2017
  • ... cable, I stream and cast to it via the WiFi net in my home. The universal remote is fantastic and has huge functionality in spite of its tiny minimalist ...
    Elecscott - Bestbuy.com 21 Mar 2019
  • The picture is gorgeous. I love the "one remote", it certainly has decluttered my coffee table. The tv itself is built beautifully and has plenty of inputs...
    JustMe - Bestbuy.com 30 Jul 2017
  • One Person Thought it Had a Good Stand
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    Two People Thought it Was Good for Wall Mounting

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was good for wall mounting.

  • ... pop and screen quality can't be beat. The audio video connection uses a box that made wall mounting pretty simple. I love this tv...
    Robrojas - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2018
  • ... curve it's worth the money. Will say tho before mounting to your wall mount be sure to use the spacers provided with the tv and the correct length screws ...
    HammerMDT - Bestbuy.com 17 Dec 2017
  • Over 10 People Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was good at displaying high definition TV.

  • This TV has a beautiful, vivid and crisp picture. The high definition is top notch. However, I'm not a fan of the remote control (the reason for the 4 ...
    Jsjess - Bestbuy.com 22 Feb 2018
  • Ultra HD is unbelievable- with curved screen, size, and ease of set up, this TV is a great value...
    KDOO - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2017
  • Purchased the 65" Ultra HD Curve about 4 weeks ago and it is an excellent TV. You aren't going to get a better picture unless you spend a lot more for ...
    Hockeyisforeveryone - Bestbuy.com 17 Feb 2018
  • Everything I could ask for in an ultra HD TV. love the curved screen!
    Doug - Bestbuy.com 2 Mar 2018
  • Eight People Thought it Was Good for Watching Films

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was outstanding for watching films and was good for watching Netflix.

    View All Reviews About Watching Films
    Superb for Watching Films
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... from our Sony" then when I hooked this bad boy up and on a 4k Marvel Movie her jaw literally dropped and all she said was "dangggggggg". The quality of ...
    JSus - Bestbuy.com 25 Nov 2017
  • Pretty nice nd big tv great picture love to watch movie on it...
    1spsingh - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2018
  • Excellent picture for movies, sports, etc.. Perfect choice for movie goers. Highly rated at a reasonable price...
    BLFORD27 - Bestbuy.com 10 Aug 2018
  • ... for the living room as a present for the wife. We love having our own movie screens at home we really enjoy. Easy to setup and stream 4K shows. Worth the ...
    LostnBlackHills - Bestbuy.com 19 Mar 2018
  • View All Reviews About Movie
    Good for Watching Netflix
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Nine People Thought it Was Good for Watching Sport

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was good for watching football and for watching sport.

    View All Reviews About Watching Sport
    Good for Watching Football
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Enjoy the curve screen football is fantastic on the curve.screen...
    Sandy - Bestbuy.com 24 Oct 2017
  • ... easy and my Samsung Sound Bar hooked right up. Looking forward to watching college football on this crisp and brilliant TV. Roll Tide!
    Hudrace75 - Bestbuy.com 3 Aug 2018
  • ... did not disappoint excellent colors sound and Sz. 65'' in the living room can't wait for football go giants...
    Lisa - Bestbuy.com 18 Aug 2017
  • I am soooo happy!!! This TV is everything!! Can't wait for Football Season...
    Jamakngurl49 - Bestbuy.com 8 Sep 2017
  • View All Reviews About Football
    Good for Watching Sport
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought This TV Was Good for Gaming

    Three people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was good for gaming.

  • ... I got all the settings figured out the picture for watching tv and gaming was perfect. This is a awesome tv...
    SkylerMc - Bestbuy.com 8 Dec 2017
  • ... The Flash has scenes that pop with color. Watching Blue Ray movies on my xbox are just as amazing in picture and quality...
    RCason - Bestbuy.com 29 Jun 2017
  • Buy it to used it with my xbox one x looks amazing...
    Mike - Bestbuy.com 18 Nov 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Features voice control
    Has a game mode
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Supports screen mirroring
    Features local dimming
    Supports Bluetooth
    Has an ethernet port
    Fast high frequency rate
    Energy Star certified
    High RMS rated power
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Samsung UN65MU8500 of 65" is larger than 91% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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    4K

    The highest resolution of the Samsung UN65MU8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, which is the most common resolution. 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 / QLED Technology

    The UN65MU8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Not 3D

    The UN65MU8500 is not 3D. 80% of televisions are also not 3D.

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    Thick

    The thicknesses of TVs range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm. The thickness of the UN65MU8500 of 114mm is in the thickest 7% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Voice Control
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    The UN65MU8500 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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    Has a Game Mode
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    The UN65MU8500 has a game mode. 66% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UN65MU8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The Samsung UN65MU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The UN65MU8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The Samsung UN65MU8500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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    Features Local Dimming
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    The UN65MU8500 features local dimming. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The Samsung UN65MU8500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The UN65MU8500 has an ethernet port. 65% of TVs also have an ethernet port.

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    Fast High Frequency Rate

    The UN65MU8500's high frequency rate of 240Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 81% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 230Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 4,300Hz.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UN65MU8500 is Energy Star certified. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The UN65MU8500's RMS rated power of 40W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 91% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 520W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UN65MU8500 has been listed on Kagoo since March 2017 and is currently ranked number 2,384 across all TVs.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 people thought this TV was fairly priced
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    Running Costs

    Samsung UN65MU8500 Running Costs

    The UN65MU8500 has an average running cost of $100 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we checked.

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    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    66
    0
    Remote Control
    19
    4
    Price
    48
    6
    High Definition Quality
    11
    0
    Watching Sport
    9
    1
    Watching Films
    8
    1
    Size and Weight
    20
    2
    Gaming
    3
    1
    Robustness
    7
    1
    3d Quality
    2
    0
    Wall Mounting
    2
    0
    Connectivity
    6
    0
    Support
    5
    0
    Stand
    1
    0
    Battery
    0
    1
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    Samsung UN65MU8500 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Clear Motion Rate (CMR)
    High Frequency Rate
    LED Backlighting Type
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Display Refresh Rate Supported
    Display Technology
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Smart TV
    Screen Mirroring
    Network Streaming Services
    Smart TV
    Music Apps
    Other Features
    Display Type
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Power Requirements
    Processor Cores
    Power
    Resolution
    Picture Processing Engine
    Digital Audio Out
    Built-in Processor
    Design
    On/off Switch
    LED Indicators
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    TV Tuner
    Digital Signal Format System
    Supported TV Bands
    Performance
    Game Mode
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Local Dimming
    ConnectShare (USB)
    Picture Processing Technology
    Auto Depth Enhancer
    Peak Illuminator
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Ethernet Port
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Web Browser
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    Voice Control
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    DVI Port
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    RS-232C Port
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Handheld Remote Control
    Batteries Included
    Remote Control Type
    Manual

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un65mu8500fxza, un65mu850d

    Barcodes

     00887276201320,  00887276201351

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