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Samsung UN78HU9000
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Samsung UN78HU9000

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended itc.ua Recommended
78" Curved May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
Samsung's curved screen is supported with proprietary technology that creates an accurate picture with exceptional color, without any picture distortion. It has a dramatically improved field of... More
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18 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This television was given a "Recommended" award by both Itc.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph, both of which concluded that this 4K and 8K TV was good.

This TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Digitaltrends.com who wrote that this 4K and 8K TV was outstanding.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Eleven experts from sites including CNET.com, Digitaltrends.com, bigpicturebigsound.com and CNET.com.au have rated this 4K and 8K TV on average 83%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

This television has a terrific average owner rating based on 530 owner reviews. This puts this TV in the top 16% of all the TVs of this type and age when ranked by average owner review score.

Good Brand

Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Samsung is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Samsung UN78HU9000 owners thought this TV had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Some customers concluded that the product was good quality. Expert website Canadahifi.com said “It never ceases to amaze me that every year a new generation of sets raises the bar on picture quality and at the same time improv”. Reviewed.com said “Pure picture quality with the HU9000” in their review.

Good High Def TV

A few Samsung UN78HU9000 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “This is Samsung's second-generation Ultra HD TV” in their review. Flatpanelshd.com also said “After releasing F9000 last year, Samsung has decided to launch several Ultra HD ranges this year”. Unbox.ph mentioned “Samsung invited us to spend the night in Makati Shangri-La with their latest ultra HD TV”.

Nice Design

One Samsung UN78HU9000 owner considered that it was a good design. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “The Samsung HU9000 has straight-up great picture quality, design and features.” in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000.

One customer who reviewed the Samsung UN78HU9000 considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Reviewed.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “Samsung has struck an excellent balance of style, functionality”.

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Good Size

One Samsung UN78HU9000 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was a good size. Expert website Idgnews.in said “I'm convinced that 65 inches is the ideal size for most home-entertainment environments, unless you have the room”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN78HU9000 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the UN78HU9000 which do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The UN78HU9000 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the UN78HU9000.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The UN78HU9000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN78HU9000 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN78HU9000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the UN78HU9000 also have a WiFi connection.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Samsung UN78HU9000 is a four HDMI port TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN78HU9000 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago. Most of the 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN78HU9000 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

Similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UN78HU9000 have subwoofer RMS power of between 2W and 70W. At 30 Watts, the UN78HU9000 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN78HU9000.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The UN78HU9000 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (1,440 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UN78HU9000 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the UN78HU9000 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

The UN78HU9000 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN78HU9000 have between one and two RF ports.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

The UN78HU9000 is a two loudspeaker TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 2 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Heavy

The weights of TVs of this age and type range from 2.2kg to 120kg. At 45.9 kilograms, the UN78HU9000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN78HU9000.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the UN78HU9000 is 210kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 66kWh to 660kWh. At 375 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UN78HU9000 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN78HU9000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out around the same time as it. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

Specification

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3D
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Noise Reduction
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Audio Decoding Technologies
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Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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Sleep Timer
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Wide Color Enhancer
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Picture Processing Technology
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Wall Mountable
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Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

3 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended itc.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

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8 April 2015

Television technology has been advancing at a rapid pace over the last several years and there are no signs of slowing down. It never ceases to amaze me that every year a new generation of sets... Read more…

2 January 2015

But I'm convinced that 65 inches is the ideal size for most home-entertainment environments, unless you have the room and the money to convert your den into a movie theater. Everything on... Read more…

2 January 2015

When Samsung's 65-inch curved LCD smart TV powers on, an angelic choir hums a joyous tune in the background and a glowing aura shines forth into the darkening winter sky. Okay, I'm exaggerating.... Read more…

This curvaceous Samsung looks great, and it's priced well for a 65-inch 4K TV. But OLED technology just looks better...

26 November 2014

While mildly deficient in some areas, overall the HU9000 is a first class TV, but that's only when viewed head on, as the fall-off in picture quality when viewed off axis boots the TV from front...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 November 2014 by Joey
Joey would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

I will start off saying I was a huge plasma fan and still am, but since they are no longer going to be made and no Oled 4k screens yet I made the decision on this 78"LED. The picture on 4k images... Read more…

Reviewed 11 July 2014 by LCROB
LCROB would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

We had the TV installed for us by Best Buy. They mounted the TV on our wall with the wall mount kit, hooked it all up and had it working. They were very helpful and explained everything to us. We... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Spuncookies
Spuncookies would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

Chances are if you're spending 8k on a tv, you can afford a soundbar or surround setup, so the lousy speakers don't matter. everything else is incredible...especially in 3d...

Reviewed 29 June 2014 by Mrprime007
Mrprime007 would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000

Out of the four high definition TVs I own this is the best the picture is outstanding easy to setup giant screengreat for video games beautiful 3d imagesI can't find one con about this TV the... Read more…

Technology
Size visibility
Best picture ever Curve is immersive Samsung Smart TV has it all. 4K is revolutionary
Picture quality is outstanding
Picture
Sound system is average
Only the price right now but has gotten better this year
Nothing
Sound
Speakers could be better but I'm using my Surround Sound with it
Reviewed 9 August 2014 by DaveW
DaveW would recommend the Samsung UN78HU9000 (Verified Purchase)

Even with all the hype this TV is unbelievable. Install crew wanted to take afternoon off to watch this TV...

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Electricity cost when switched on $209.25
Electricity cost when on standby $2.30
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Total running cost over 5 years $211.55
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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