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Samsung UN78HU9000

$6,499.99
$5,999.99 $500.00 cheaper than 24 days ago
78" 4K Ultra HD Curved May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date $219.83 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Does not have a good remote control
Not great for watching Netflix
206 Reviews + 3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended itc.ua Recommended
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this TV. This Samsung TV received a "Recommended" award from both Itc.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph.

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

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 83% based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, pcworld.com_techhive.com, vnexpress.net and lcdtvbuyingguide.com.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 702 user reviews the average user rating of this television is marvellous. Over 86% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 32,219 user and expert reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Eleven customers who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Bestbuy.com wrote in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review “The 3D movies are really cool” yet they scored it 20 out of 100. Raydog1108 said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “It's also 78" of pure 4k beauty! Watching 3D on this tv is very impressive as well! Was nervous about how much I spent on this” and gave this TV a score of 7 stars. Nctim mentioned “Is it as good as native 3D "No” .

Good Picture Quality

Twenty-nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Bestbuy.com wrote “Outstanding picture quality” nonetheless they gave this TV a score of 20 out of 100. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Picture quality is outstanding” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Picture quality is great” in their review.

Nine people concluded that the product had good colour saturation. Santanvalleyaz said “Well, after watching the TV for almost a month, we BOTH love it! Colors are amazing” . Orangeyodeler said “I got the set today and watched Frozen in 3D tonight and was blown away by the vivid colors and quality of the picture” in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review. August wrote in his Samsung UN78HU9000 review on Bestbuy.com “Colors are brilliant”.

Three people who bought it mentioned that it had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Nagarjuna wrote on Bestbuy.com “Has an excellent picture with deep black levels, accurate color”. Colafort rated the product 8 stars and wrote “The picture is amazing - deep blacks and bright whites”. Jimmyp wrote in their review of this TV “Picture is vivid with sharp contrast” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

One person who reviewed the product thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “When broadcast is in HD or bluray player it is very sharp”. One customer who purchased the product considered that it was good for watching sport. Mike said “Great for sports and movie viewing” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Eleven owners considered that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Flatpanelshd.com wrote in their review of this TV “After releasing F9000 last year, Samsung has decided to launch several Ultra HD ranges this year” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Flatpanelshd.com also mentioned “This is Samsung's second-generation Ultra HD TV” in their review. Three years ago Unbox.ph said “Samsung invited us to spend the night in Makati Shangri-La with their latest ultra HD TV” and scored this TV 5 stars.

Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung UN78HU9000 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to 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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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased this TV mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Two years ago Scotth said on Bestbuy.com “The ease of use and connectivity is great” in their review of this TV.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN78HU9000 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Great Smart Functions

Two people said in their reviews that the product had great smart functions. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “Great smart functions”. Two people agreed that this TV had good apps. Bestbuy.com mentioned two years ago “All the apps you can enjoy” nonetheless they only scored it 20 out of 100.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner considered that it was a good size. Expert website Idgnews.in wrote “I'm convinced that 65 inches is the ideal size for most home-entertainment environments, unless you have the room” in their review of this TV.


Design

Well Made

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Two years ago Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this TV “Built with Consumer in Mind” but they gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. Bjak rated the product 8 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “Samsung really went for Perfection when they designed and built this WONDERFUL machine”.

Good Looking

Ten owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good looking. Bestbuy.com wrote “Beautiful picture” in their review of this TV. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this TV “Samsung has struck an excellent balance of style, functionality” and rated it 7 stars. Tsbestbuy1 said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “I love the clarity and the sound is pretty good too-reviews said I would need a sound bar”.

Two people said that this TV was well designed. Dragon said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Amazing picture Qualty and cool style design”.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UN78HU9000 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in camera.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it 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” in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review. Cnet.com said in their review of this TV on CNET.com “The Samsung HU9000 has straight-up great picture quality, design and features.”. Expert review site Reviewed.com rated this TV 6 stars and said “Pure picture quality with the HU9000” in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review.

Easy to Use

Fourteen people agreed that this TV was easy to use. Bestbuy.com said in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000 two years ago “Esp the Smart Control and the Motion Function” however they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Good Remote Control” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Picture quality and easy to use” in their review.

Six people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Bestbuy.com wrote in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review “Easy to set up and start using” yet they rated it 1 stars. Samj45 scored it 9 stars and said in their review of this TV “What a TV Best Picture and a lot of Feature Really Easy to set up The Best Picture you got When you Watching a Blu ray”. Homethearerpro scored it 8 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Easy to set up, looks great out of the box”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Bestbuy.com said in their Samsung UN78HU9000 review “Easy to navigate menus” however despite that they gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. One owner who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to handle. Lynette said two years ago “Dusty from Rapid City Best Buy did an amazing job with handling everything! Thanks” and scored it 7 stars.

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Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One customer who reviewed this TV thought it was good in terms of power usage. Bestbuy.com said “Energy Efficient” in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN78HU9000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN78HU9000 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN78HU9000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Performance

Supports Motion Control

The Samsung UN78HU9000 supports motion control. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also support motion control.

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Supports BD Wise

The UN78HU9000 supports BD Wise, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung UN78HU9000 has a game mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also have a game mode.

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Features Voice Control

The UN78HU9000 features voice control. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN78HU9000 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UN78HU9000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Features 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UN78HU9000 features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UN78HU9000 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The UN78HU9000 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power (30 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs of this age and type is 2W and the highest is 70W.

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Good Sound Quality

Thirteen people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung UN78HU9000 had good sound quality. Bestbuy.com wrote two years ago “Great Sound Quality” in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000 but despite that they gave the product a score of 1 stars. In the same month Raidman9 wrote on Bestbuy.com “Turned living room in to a theater room great picture and sound! 5 stars”. Natec said also two years ago “Audio is adequate” in their review of this TV.


Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN78HU9000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Features

Good Features

Five customers thought this TV had good features. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Tons of features” yet they only scored it 20 out of 100. Spiderjohn rated it 6 stars and mentioned three years ago “The latest features, all convenient”. Gustafer said on Bestbuy.com “The smart features are easy to use”.

Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good remote control. Two years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned “Universal remote feature needs some improvements” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Smart remote gimmicks not useful” in their review. Two years ago Mike mentioned in his review of this TV “With installation very expensive, RFI remote is quirky”.

Does Not Have a Good Stand

One owner who bought it reckoned that it did not have a good stand. Bestbuy.com mentioned two years ago “The stock TV stand” in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000.


Benefits

Not Great for Watching Netflix

Two people who reviewed this TV thought it was not great for watching Netflix. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Does not support Netflix” in their review of this TV. Moussa mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I had problem connecting to Netflix (from Samsung side”.

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was not great for watching films. Rafter21 said in their review of this TV two years ago “Also, when I play movies from Netflix and USB, I get a delay in the movie, subtle.” . Also two years ago Natedogg1977 wrote “Any movie watched on this bad boy!” in their review of the Samsung UN78HU9000.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung television was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un78hu9000

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