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Samsung UN65MU8500

Samsung UN65MU8500
92
Reviews
818 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Age
2 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and enormous 4K 114.3mm thick television, with low running costs and a very good spec. It supports Wi-Fi and screen mirroring, has a game mode and features voice control. Reviews indicate that it has brilliant picture quality and sound quality, and it's very good-looking.
65"
114.3mm
THICK
$102
OVER 5 YEARS
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There is a 78% chance that the price of the Samsung UN65MU8500 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to $95 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UN65MU8500 number 3 in 4K TVs and number 151 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
84
Features
88
Popularity
0
Value for Money
81
Age
77
Running Costs

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

purchasers report that it has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 97% 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.
This Samsung TV has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ TVs 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.

93
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.4 stars (818 reviews)

87%

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

Picture Quality
401
30
Sound Quality
64
13
Features
22
0
Noise Level
0
3
Design
77
2
Smart Features
12
3
Remote Control
17
4
Ease of Use
60
2
Price
48
6
High Definition Quality
12
0
Watching Sport
8
1
Watching Films
8
0
Size and Weight
21
1
Gaming
5
0
3d Quality
2
1
Robustness
6
0
Wall Mounting
2
0
Connectivity
5
0
Support
4
0
Stand
1
0
Battery
0
1
9 Out of 10 People Thought This TV Was Fairly Priced

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

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Superb Value for Money
49 people agree
2 people disagree
  • ... all -- so fast, so beautiful.... can't beat the refresh rate. Best value 65* tv out there!
    Hoda - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2017
  • I bought the Samsung 65' curve TV and the picture is amazing. BB had the best price for it.Best buy had everything I needed to get things hooked up. Also ...
    Rich - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2018
  • ... the price I was able to get Best Buy to price match and received and even better deal..
    Kyle - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2018
  • Super happy with this purchase. This TV offers an amazing value for the price. It was very quick and easy to set-up and connect to my AVR system. The image ...
    MikeK - Bestbuy.com 23 Feb 2018
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    Not {More} Expensive
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Seven People Thought This TV Was Robust

    Six 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
  • ... absolutely clear. We recently cut the cord on cable, and having the built in smart tv features is a HUGE plus. It has everything on there...
    LivK82 - Bestbuy.com 1 Sep 2017
  • Some People Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Had a Battery That Did Not Last Very Long

    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
  • More Than 20 People Thought it Was a Good Size

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

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    An Excellent Size
    18 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
  • ... is so clear and beautiful the sound is really clear the size is perfect it up on the wall easy to set up directions were very clear took. Bout 5 minutes ...
    Spumante - Bestbuy.com 13 Mar 2018
  • ... picture the price was great, too. Like the curved screen & the size is perfect for the family room...
    Siouxgirl1883 - Bestbuy.com 24 Feb 2018
  • View All Reviews About Size
    Thin
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 80 People Thought it Was Nicely Designed

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

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    Very Good-Looking
    62 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • Love the look of the curved TV; picture is of high-quality; easy to install...
    Marcus - Bestbuy.com 21 May 2018
  • I love the look of this TV. The picture is excellent and navigation is very straighforword...
    Bobby - Bestbuy.com 28 Sep 2017
  • This is a great tv and it shows very great pictures. I love the look and quality that it has...
    Leeboyz77 - Bestbuy.com 30 Mar 2018
  • Very happy with our new tv. Has a beautiful picture...
    Samsung65 - Bestbuy.com 27 Jan 2018
  • View All Reviews About Look
    Well Designed
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Neat
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Smooth
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 60 People Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was Easy to Use

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

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    Really Easy to Setup
    29 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... now. The display is crisp and clean, do some google research to set up the best picture you really can make a difference. Out of the box it as the soap ...
    Harrypottar - Bestbuy.com 16 Jan 2018
  • The TV easy to set up, easy to use. Beautiful picture. The curve fits in our entertainment area...
    JoJo - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2018
  • Love this curved TV. The picture is amazing. Easy to set up and having all the apps already loaded makes it that much more versatile...
    John - Bestbuy.com 14 Aug 2017
  • ... in this series, but I exchanged it for this. Amazing picture quality, easy to set up. If you don't want to spend top dollar for the QLED model, purchase ...
    HrlyRdrInKS07 - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2017
  • View All Reviews About To Setup
    Very Easy to Use
    28 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought This TV Had Nice Technical Features

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

  • ... going to go with a cheaper brand then they showed me this. The best feature is the one connect. No more having to plug everything into separate ports on ...
    Kims - Bestbuy.com 9 Dec 2017
  • We love our TV...the picture quality is excellent and love all the wonderful features it has...
    Trish - Bestbuy.com 7 Sep 2017
  • ... great too. You won't be disappointed with this TV the picture and features are top notch!
    Hightechbob - Bestbuy.com 7 Jan 2018
  • ... absolutely clear. We recently cut the cord on cable, and having the built in smart tv features is a HUGE plus. It has everything on there...
    LivK82 - Bestbuy.com 1 Sep 2017
  • Five People Thought This TV Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices

    Three people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had wifi capacity.

  • ... 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
  • Some Customers Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance

    Three 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
  • 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
  • Three People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Three 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. ...
    Howard - Bhphotovideo.com 12 Sep 2017
  • ... 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
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This TV Produced a High Quality Picture

    More than 300 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had very good picture quality and more than 30 people thought that it also had very good colour saturation and had a superb screen. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that more than 20 people thought that it had a superb 4k picture and several people thought that it also had a very sharp image, was outstanding for playing games on and had an excellent refresh rate.

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Has Very Good Picture Quality
    330 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • This tv has a wonderful picture. I was hesitant on jumping on the curved display bandwagon as I did not see the need. After setting up this tv at home, ...
    PaleRider - Bestbuy.com 22 Jun 2017
  • This TV has the best picture I've ever seen. Our Directv installer even said it was the best picture he has seen and he sees a lot of TVS. Well worth the ...
    Hoosierdobie - Bestbuy.com 20 Sep 2017
  • ... it!!! Great TV for the money. Very stylish look when its off and terrific picture when its on!
    Blake - Bestbuy.com 23 Mar 2018
  • Love the the curved 4K 8500 Mu series . Great pricing and awesome graphics!
    Tree - Bestbuy.com 1 Jul 2018
  • View All Reviews About Clarity
    Has Brilliant Colour Saturation
    40 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Screen
    37 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Has a Very Good 4k Picture
    25 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Very Sharp Image
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Excellent for Playing Games On
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Brilliant Refresh Rate
    4 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Doesn't Have Problems With Glare
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has Good High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought This TV Produced High Quality Sound

    More than 60 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had superb sound quality and two people thought that it also had loud speakers.

    View All Reviews About Sound Quality
    Has Very Good Sound Quality
    68 people agree
    13 people disagree
  • Great picture excellent sound, highly recommend...
    Rsparks69 - Bestbuy.com 21 Nov 2017
  • Excellent sound and picture from all locations in large room, very pleased...
    Stairs - Bestbuy.com 17 Jun 2017
  • 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
  • View All Reviews About Sound Quality
    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
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This TV Had Good Smart Features

    Several people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had good apps, was good for browsing and had good smart functions.

    View All Reviews About Smart Features
    Has Good Apps
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • 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
  • It's a great TV. I don't usually buy 'smart' TV's, but the built in apps are unobtrusive and work very well, and the 4k Netflix on the built in app looks ...
    CreepyChris - Bestbuy.com 10 Aug 2017
  • ... view the TV at a 45 degrees angle. The remote has voice controls that works really well with apps online like YouTube...
    Mickey - Bestbuy.com 29 Sep 2017
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Good for Browsing
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has Good Smart Functions
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Useful Remote Control

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

  • 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
  • ... My Apple TV and Bose system paired instantly and flawlessly. Absolutely superb remote as well...
    JBR1964 - Bestbuy.com 4 Nov 2017
  • 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
  • Awesome picture. Easy to set up. Love the new remote. Only down side so far is it needs a longer power cord...
    Scott - Bestbuy.com 14 Sep 2017
  • One Owner Thought it Had a Good Stand
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    Some People Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was Suitable for Wall Mounting

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

  • This is an Awesome tv, with a great picture and fits great on the wall mount...
    Tlr81773 - Bestbuy.com 21 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
  • The Vast Majority of 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
  • ... television. The curved screen makes the picture more lifelike. The colors on this ultra hd tv are super bright! We are very happy with our purchase!
    John - Bestbuy.com 22 Jan 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
  • 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 brilliant for watching films and was good for watching Netflix.

    View All Reviews About Watching Films
    Very Good for Watching Films
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... have it mounted to the wall in our master suite and the size makes it perfect to have movie night anytime!
    Jtran - Bestbuy.com 19 Jun 2018
  • Excellent picture for movies, sports, etc.. Perfect choice for movie goers. Highly rated at a reasonable price...
    BLFORD27 - Bestbuy.com 10 Aug 2018
  • ... work flawlessly. After messing with the picture settings, I concluded that "movie" mode was the best. I have backlight set to 13, brightness at default, ...
    PaleRider - Bestbuy.com 22 Jun 2017
  • ... 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
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 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
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... 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
  • Buy this TV! It's great! I call it my Jumbotron. Can't wait for football season!
    Baldie - Bestbuy.com 10 May 2018
  • View All Reviews About Football
    Good for Watching Sport
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Five People Thought it Was Good for Gaming

    Five people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was brilliant for gaming.

  • ... everything is literally in my living room! Playing video games is awesome on here as it makes you feel like you are really there. The curved screen makes ...
    Gaga0421 - Bestbuy.com 30 Dec 2017
  • ... 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
  • ... imagine with a full web browser and a gorgeous interface to match. Gaming is amazing. 240 motion hertz you don't miss a step...
    ChosenOne - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 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
    High RMS rated power
    Energy Star certified
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
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    What the Reviews Say

    Seven people thought this TV was robust
    More than 20 people thought it was a good size
    More than 80 people thought it was nicely designed
    More than 60 people thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 was easy to use
    The majority of people thought this TV had nice technical features
    Five people thought this TV was easily connectable to other devices
    Some customers thought it was good when it came to technical guidance
    The vast majority of people thought this TV produced a high quality picture
    The vast majority of people thought this TV produced high quality sound
    Two people thought it had superior 3D picture quality
    The vast majority of people thought this TV had good smart features
    8 out of 10 people thought it had a useful remote control
    Some people thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 was suitable for wall mounting
    The vast majority of people thought it was good at displaying high definition TV
    9 out of 10 people thought it was good for watching sport
    Five people thought it was good for gaming
    Some people thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 had a battery that did not last very long
    Three people thought it did not have an acceptable noise level
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The UN65MU8500's display diagonal of 65" is larger than 90% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110".

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    4K

    The highest resolution of the Samsung UN65MU8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of full hd. 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

    Like most other televisions, the Samsung UN65MU8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of televisions do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Not 3D

    The Samsung UN65MU8500 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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    Thick

    The thinnest thickness of televisions is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 76mm. The UN65MU8500's thickness of 114mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It 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. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The UN65MU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 71% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The Samsung UN65MU8500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 81% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The Samsung UN65MU8500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The UN65MU8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The Samsung UN65MU8500 has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 520W. The UN65MU8500's RMS rated power of 40W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The UN65MU8500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung UN65MU8500 has been listed on Kagoo since March 2017 and is currently ranked number 151 out of 1,159 TVs.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UN65MU8500 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 people thought this TV was fairly priced
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    Age

    Samsung UN65MU8500 Release Date

    February 2017

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    Running Costs

    Samsung UN65MU8500 Running Costs

    The UN65MU8500 is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UN65MU8500 will cost £130 over 5 years to run.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $100
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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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    Samsung UN65MU8500 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Clear Motion Rate (CMR)
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Display Technology
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Smart TV
    Screen Mirroring
    Network Streaming Services
    Smart TV
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Power Requirements
    Resolution
    Picture Processing Engine
    Built-in Processor
    Design
    On/off Switch
    LED Indicators
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
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    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)
    Processor Cores
    Picture Processing Technology
    Auto Depth Enhancer
    Peak Illuminator
    Packaging Content
    Handheld Remote Control
    Batteries Included
    Remote Control Type
    Manual
    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

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un65mu8500fxza

    Barcodes

     00887276201351

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