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Samsung UN88JS9500

$12,949.49
88" 4K Ultra HD Active Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date $240.72 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eleven industry awards
Does not have good technical guidance
Does not have a good remote control
43 Reviews + 10 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended
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Expensive

Five people agreed that it was expensive. Two years ago Bestbuy.com said “I was looking at a more expensive 24 inch monitors.”.

Expert website Cnet.com.au said “The JS9500 is Samsung's most potent Jedi warrior, its most expensive TV for 2015” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Gizmodo.com.au wrote “A bloody big, bloody beautiful and bloody expensive TV from Sam” .

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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

This TV has received eleven awards from TV experts.

The experts at Digitaltrends.com, Hardwarezone.com.sg and Reviewed.com all concluded that this 4K and 8K TV was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by both Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint, both of which decided that this Samsung television was good.

This 4K and 8K TV received a "Highly Recommended" from both Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com, both of which said that this TV was great.

This Samsung TV received "" award from Maxit.com.my.

The reviewers at three more expert review sites all decided that this 4K and 8K TV was good. Homecinemachoice.com gave this television a "Reference Status" award, Soundandvision.com gave it a "Top Pick" award and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Good Expert Reviews

Twenty-nine experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this TV on average 85%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this 4K and 8K TV rated this television as outstanding on average. Over 85% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 32,219 owner and expert reviews (including 5,284 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews 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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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Five customers who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance. Bestbuy.com said “The lens is unpractical when the focus is manual” in their Samsung UN88JS9500 review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Wish there was a more understandable manual” in their review. Bestbuy.com also said “Set up instructions not great” in their review.


Features

Good Features

Twelve customers who purchased the Samsung UN88JS9500 concluded that it had good features. Bestbuy.com rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Asus UEFI and AI suite features”. Expert review site Gadgetguy.com.au wrote “If you're after a large TV with first class picture and excellent smart features, do check it out”. Expert review site Avforums.com wrote “It includes all the latest features with an Ultra HD 4K 10-bit panel”.

Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

One person who bought it considered that it did not have a good remote control. Bestbuy.com wrote two years ago “Single HDMI port, infrared remote sensor near base is blocked easily”.


Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

Two owners who reviewed it said that it was lightweight. Two years ago Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV “It's lightweight and easy to put together”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Image quality and lightweight” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Bestbuy.com rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “I love the smaller size body and the new features”. One customer thought the Samsung UN88JS9500 was heavy and bulky. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Not too heavy to carry around”.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good size.

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Heavy and Bulky

One customer thought the Samsung UN88JS9500 was heavy and bulky. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Not too heavy to carry around”.


Power

Good Battery Life

Four owners who purchased the Samsung UN88JS9500 concluded that it had a good battery life. Four years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned “Good battery life” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Small and battery are good” in their review.


Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The UN88JS9500 features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports Motion Control

The Samsung UN88JS9500 supports motion control, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN88JS9500 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

One owner considered that the product had great smart functions.

Has an Internet TV Function

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN88JS9500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support smart TV features.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub)

The UN88JS9500 has a PC in (D-Sub), which is unusual. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub).

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Benefits

Great for Watching Films

Two customers who bought the Samsung UN88JS9500 concluded that it was great for watching films. Newegg.com gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV in April last year “Great picture almost look like i could touch the people in a movie”. Bestbuy.com gave this TV a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Shoots and feels like my old film slr”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UN88JS9500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Bluetooth

The UN88JS9500 has a Bluetooth, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The UN88JS9500 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN88JS9500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has a built-in camera, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Good Looking

Five owners thought it was well designed. Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus “The UE65JS9500 boasts an undeniably premium design” in their review of this TV. Two years ago expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “Samsung's flagship JS9500 series of curved 4K LED HDTVs have a striking design and multitudinous features.”. In the same month expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said “Wearing a tastefully curved design”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Bestbuy.com said two years ago “Excellent view and nice looking allows my graphs to show the way it was ment” in their review of this TV.

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Well Made

Eleven owners who reviewed the Samsung UN88JS9500 concluded that it was well made. Bestbuy.com said “Solid and well built”. Two years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “The curved base is made of shiny imitation aluminium and feels very solid” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Digitaltrends.com gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned also two years ago “The JS9500 is a remarkable feat in television design and engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date”.

One owner who bought the product mentioned that it was reliable. Bestbuy.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “Very reliable, 4 RAM slots, takes up to an 7”.

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Good Quality

Twenty-two people concluded that this TV was good quality. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “It's been fantastic The picture quality and color is all great” . Two years ago expert website Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned in their review of this TV “The display's picture quality is stunning” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Hdtvsolutions.com also wrote “The nano-crystal technology produces superlative picture quality with a wide sumptuous range of colors” in their review.

Easy to Use

Fourteen people said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Bestbuy.com said “Easy to use and great price” in their Samsung UN88JS9500 review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Ease of use” in their review. Bestbuy.com also said “So easy to use and you can get a great far away shot” in their review.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com said “Easy to setup, great picture and price” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also said “Was to set up and get started” in their review.

Three people who reviewed this TV said that it was easy to use the menus. Bestbuy.com gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Has simple settings as well as ability for technical use”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “All of the settings are explained on display” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “This Camera takes great pictures using the auto settings” in their review.

One person concluded that the product was easy to assemble. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this TV “Very comfortable and good sound quality” .

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Audio

Quiet

Three owners thought the product was quiet. Bestbuy.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of the Samsung UN88JS9500 “STM lens is really noiseless”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN88JS9500 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W. At 30 Watts, the UN88JS9500 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power compared to 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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Good Sound Quality

Four owners considered that this TV had good sound quality. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Has P 2( 2), HDMI, DP, DVI, VGA, US 3, US 2, Intel NIC audio all on the IO” in their review of this TV and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Bestbuy.com also said “Sound quality and comfort” in their review. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com mentioned “It's tempting to imagine that the extra S stands for "super", although Super Ultra High-Definition might sound a bit much” and rated it 80 out of 100.


Display

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Bestbuy.com mentioned “HD Video and Camera Build”. Expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote two years ago “This is the first consumer Ultra HDTV out of the gate offering more than just four times the resolution of 1080p HD”. Soundandvision.com also mentioned “Ultra HD remains very much a work in progress” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Thirteen people said in their reviews that the Samsung UN88JS9500 had good picture quality. Bestbuy.com gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Great picture quality” in their review of this TV. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Picture quality is amazing” in their review. Bestbuy.com also said “Clarity and tech” in their review.

Seven people who purchased it agreed that it had good colour saturation. Bestbuy.com mentioned “I own a Asus V 247H-P and prefer the screen colors on this one” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Digitalversus.com said in their review of this TV on Digital Versus two years ago “The feature-packed UE65JS9500 TV offers great contrast and accurate colours”. Brisbanetimes.com.au said in their review of this TV “So what's the difference? Like plasma before it, OLED starts with a dark screen and then lights up pixels to create colours – letting it produce perfect blacks” .

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Businessspectator.com.au mentioned two years ago “The Korean arch-­rivals are now spruiking even newer technologies that promise better colour accuracy and depth, with blacker blacks and more striking contrast” .

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote in their review of this TV two years ago “The promised delivery of Ultra HD on Blu-ray (the route most likely to offer the best UHD quali”.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time 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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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN88JS9500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Samsung television was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un88js9500fxzarb
Barcodes 00653341166098, 00887276088815

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