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Samsung UN65MU8500
UN65MU850D

Samsung UN65MU8500
95
Reviews
814 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Running Costs
$320 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 4K 65" TV, with ok running costs. It supports Wi-Fi and screen mirroring, features voice control and has a game mode. Purchasers report that it has excellent picture quality and sound quality, and it's really good-looking.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (65")
Features voice control
Game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
65"
114.3mm
THICK
240Hz
REFRESH RATE
$316
OVER 5 YEARS
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76

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

76

76
Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
82
Features
0
Popularity
0
Value for Money
69
Running Costs

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

owners report that it has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% 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 $320 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 5,400+ 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.

What is This TV Best Used For?

95
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.4 stars (811 reviews)

86%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN65MU8500?

Picture Quality
414
29
Sound Quality
54
13
Features
17
0
Noise Level
0
2
Smart Features
13
2
Design
71
1
Remote Control
18
4
Ease of Use
60
0
Price
50
6
Watching Films
10
1
High Definition Quality
9
0
Watching Sport
7
1
Size and Weight
21
1
Gaming
5
2
3d Quality
2
2
Robustness
7
0
Support
7
0
Connectivity
4
0
Stand
1
0
Wall Mounting
1
0
Battery
0
1
9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Had a Good Price

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

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Good Value for Money
51 people agree
2 people disagree
  • ... reviews, I comparison shopped, etc. For the money, this was by far the best product at the best price. Unless you wanna go all QLED (isn't that better ...
    Mountaineer67 - Bestbuy.com 18 Aug 2017
  • ... range tv, after looking at the next step up, I feel that I got the best value without sacrificing picture quality!
    TBVW - Bestbuy.com 23 Oct 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 service I received purchasing the TV was awesome. Best Buy price matched Amazon without hesitation and made the whole experience pleasent. The Woodlands ...
    Twila - Bestbuy.com 28 Apr 2018
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    Not {More} Expensive
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Robust

    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
  • ... 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 This TV Had a Short 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
  • The Majority of Owners Thought This TV Was a Good Size

    Over 10 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was a brilliant size and two people thought that it was also thin.

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    A Superb Size
    18 people agree
    No people disagree
  • 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
  • ... 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
  • ... 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
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    Thin
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 70 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 really well designed, was neat and smooth.

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    Very Good-Looking
    60 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Smooth, great picture and perfect look. Very easy to have cable, Apple TV , ps4 etc hooked up...
    Krgkrg0429 - Bestbuy.com 5 Oct 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
  • Incredible viewing experience. Visually stunning pictures - hypnotizing!
    CoachBB1 - Bestbuy.com 23 Dec 2017
  • This TV is awesome to look at AND awesome to use. It is very compatible with my samsung phone and other devices. Sooo user freindly!
    Int3hdark - Bestbuy.com 20 Jun 2018
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    Really Well Designed
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    Neat
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Smooth
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was really easy to setup and to use. Our analysis also found that two people thought that it had a good interface.

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    Really Easy to Setup
    30 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... daughter and her fiance'. The picture and sound quality are excellent. It was easy to set up and is easy to operate. I can't imagine watching television ...
    LDHelms - Bestbuy.com 27 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
  • ... draw you into the action. The colors are vivid and beautiful. The tv was very easy to setup and install. I feel like I am at the theatre in the comfort ...
    Hentz - Bestbuy.com 12 Jan 2018
  • Excellent picture for the price. Easy to set up. Good instructions...
    5858 - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • View All Reviews About To Set Up
    Very Easy to Use
    28 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Many People Thought This TV Had Good Technical Features

    More than 20 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had outstanding 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
  • ... 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
  • A Great buy... Setup is easy great picture great features. Shipping take awhile but that is expected with a large package.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 26 Oct 2017
  • Some People Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices

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

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    Has Wifi Capacity
    2 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
  • ... 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
    Seven People Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance

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

  • Excellent picture for the price. Easy to set up. Good instructions...
    5858 - Bestbuy.com 22 Dec 2017
  • 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
  • Some People Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    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
  • ... 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
  • More Than 400 People Thought it Had a Good Picture Quality

    More than 300 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had superb picture quality and more than 30 people thought that it also had a superb screen. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that over 20 people thought that it had brilliant colour saturation and had an excellent 4k picture. Several people also thought that it was superb for watching sport, didn't have problems with glare and had an excellent refresh rate.

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    Has Excellent Picture Quality
    355 people agree
    12 people disagree
  • The best television ever. Perfect picture and curved screen feature puts viewer right in the action of whatever you are watching. Really great for sports...
    Rfey - Bestbuy.com 16 May 2018
  • This curved 4K has an exceptional picture and the intuitive nature is pretty incredible as well...
    ExMilDue - Bestbuy.com 23 Feb 2018
  • The best picture value in a big screen Smart TV; Sound is awesome as well !
    Bis1 - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 2017
  • For that price is the best TV with with the most features and the best picture...
    Dakar - Bestbuy.com 19 Jul 2018
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has an Excellent Screen
    39 people agree
    9 people disagree
    Has Brilliant Colour Saturation
    29 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Excellent 4k Picture
    28 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Superb for Watching Sport
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Doesn't Have Problems With Glare
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Superb Refresh Rate
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Excellent for Playing Games On
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Very Sharp Image
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 60 People Thought it Had Good Audio Quality

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

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    Has Very Good Sound Quality
    60 people agree
    14 people disagree
  • Picture and sound quality superb.lots of apps to use...
    Baby123 - Bestbuy.com 4 Oct 2017
  • Excellent sound and picture from all locations in large room, very pleased...
    Stairs - Bestbuy.com 17 Jun 2017
  • Great picture excellent sound, highly recommend...
    Rsparks69 - Bestbuy.com 21 Nov 2017
  • The best picture value in a big screen Smart TV; Sound is awesome as well !
    Bis1 - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 2017
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    Has Loud Speakers
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Some People Thought it Was Good for Watching TV and Films in 3D

    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 Customers Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was a Good Smart TV

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

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    Has Good Apps
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • 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
  • 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
  • ... with the typical flat screen. The smart hub runs ultra smooth and all apps work flawlessly. After messing with the picture settings, I concluded that "movie" ...
    PaleRider - Bestbuy.com 22 Jun 2017
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    Has Good Smart Functions
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Browsing
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    8 Out of 10 Owners Thought This TV Had a Good Remote Control

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 had a brilliant remote control.

  • ... 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
  • Samsung tv's are great! Easy to use, remote is the best what I had! I give 5 stars for this TV!
    Nick - Bestbuy.com 23 Apr 2018
  • ... quality, user friendly, instructions were clear and we love how the remote connects everything together! One remote, yes!
    VHdz - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 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
  • One Person Thought This TV Had a Nice Stand
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    One Person Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was Good for Wall Mounting
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    Nine People Thought it Had a Superior High Def Picture

    Nine people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was good at displaying high definition TV.

  • 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
  • ... 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
  • Everything I could ask for in an ultra HD TV. love the curved screen!
    Doug - Bestbuy.com 2 Mar 2018
  • As my first 4K experience with full HD is a out of this world experience...
    Ezzard - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2017
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Good for Watching Films

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

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    Outstanding for Watching Films
    6 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
  • ... 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
  • View All Reviews About Movie
    Good for Watching Netflix
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Good for Watching Sport

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

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    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
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    7 Out of 10 People Thought the Samsung UN65MU8500 Was Good for Gaming

    Five people thought that the Samsung UN65MU8500 was superb 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
  • ... 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
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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
    Thick
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The UN65MU8500's display diagonal of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 7", the largest is 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 noting that 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Not 3D

    The UN65MU8500 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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    Thick

    The Samsung UN65MU8500's thickness of 114mm is thicker than 93% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 76mm.

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    Features Voice Control
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    The Samsung UN65MU8500 features voice control. 84% of televisions 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, which is unusual. 72% of televisions 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. 80% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The UN65MU8500 supports screen mirroring. 83% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The UN65MU8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 79% 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. 65% of TVs also have an ethernet port.

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    Fast High Frequency Rate

    The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 4,300Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 280Hz. The UN65MU8500's high frequency rate of 240Hz is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Energy Star Certified

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

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The RMS rated power of the Samsung UN65MU8500 of 40W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 94% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 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 1,891 across all 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 customers thought it had a good price
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    Running Costs

    Samsung UN65MU8500 Running Costs

    Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UN65MU8500 will cost $320 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $314
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    Total running cost over 5 years
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    1.8T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    46
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 46 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    How Big is the Samsung UN65MU8500?

    The Samsung UN65MU8500 is 1,443mm wide and 836mm tall. It is 114.3mm thick and weighs 24.8kg.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN65MU8500

    QWhat is the HD type of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 is a 4K TV.
    QWhat is the display diagonal of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 is a 65 inch TV.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 feature OLED / QLED technology?
    ANo, the Samsung UN65MU8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology.
    QWhat is the thickness of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 has a thickness of 114.3 millimeters.
    QIs the Samsung UN65MU8500 3D?
    ANo, the Samsung UN65MU8500 is not 3D.
    QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 has typical contrast ratio.
    QWhat is the high frequency rate of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 has a high frequency rate of 240 hertz.
    QWhat is the LED backlighting type of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 has an led backlight LED backlighting type.
    QWhat is the screen shape of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 is a curved TV.
    QWhat is the aspect ratio of the Samsung UN65MU8500?
    AThe Samsung UN65MU8500 supports aspect ratio.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 support screen mirroring?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 supports screen mirroring.
    QIs the Samsung UN65MU8500 Smart TV?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 is Smart TV.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 support VESA mounting?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 is a TV which supports VESA mounting.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 have a game mode?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 has a game mode.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 is a TV which features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 feature local dimming?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 features local dimming.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 feature ConnectShare (USB)?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 is a TV which features ConnectShare (USB).
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 support Wi-Fi?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 supports Wi-Fi.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 support Bluetooth?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 supports Bluetooth.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 have an ethernet port?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 has an ethernet port.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 support Wi-Fi Direct?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct.
    QDoes the Samsung UN65MU8500 feature voice control?
    AYes, the Samsung UN65MU8500 features voice control.
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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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