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Overall Score

Samsung UN88JS9500

$14,447.99
reviewed.com Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.sg Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended
A Multi Award Winning 88 Inch 4K TV
88" 4K Yes No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN88JS9500 Review

We have ranked the Samsung UN88JS9500 number 12 in 3D TVs, number 44 in 4K TVs and number 97 across all TVs.
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32 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
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20 Great Features
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2 Years Old
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£307 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received 11 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com and two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk and one other site.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
The UN88JS9500 has running costs of £307 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 13% of all 574 recently released comparable spec TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.

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Samsung UN88JS9500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this TV and have given it 11 awards.

The writers at three expert review sites all thought that this large display diagonal TV was fantastic and gave it their highest award. This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com, Hardwarezone.com.sg and Reviewed.com.

Websites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com both strongly endorse this TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Websites Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint both recommend this large display diagonal TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one additional expert review site said that this TV was very good. This television received "" award from Maxit.com.my.

Homecinemachoice.com gave this Samsung TV a "Reference Status" award, Soundandvision.com gave it a "Top Pick" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Good Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

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

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Excellent Brand

We checked 65,548 user and expert reviews (including 10,955 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

4K

The UN88JS9500 has a maximum display resolution of 4K. That's over four times the display resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found display resolution. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

A 4K HD type is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

Amongst comparable types of TV the worst display resolution is Full HD.

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88 Inch Display Diagonal

This is an 88 inch TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other new large display diagonal TVs, the UN88JS9500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN88JS9500 has an ECO mode. Most of the other new TVs also have an ECO mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN88JS9500 features local dimming, as do most of the other recently released large display diagonal TVs.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UN88JS9500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other new TVs.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the UN88JS9500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released large display diagonal TVs. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV is 25W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 120W.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS powers of recently released large display diagonal TVs range from 2W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 19W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 30 Watts, the UN88JS9500 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UN88JS9500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other recently released large display diagonal TVs also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UN88JS9500 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as are most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN88JS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Samsung UN88JS9500 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support internet TV.

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Has a Camera Included

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has a camera included, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN88JS9500 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Features Motion Control

The UN88JS9500 features motion control, as do most of the other recently released large display diagonal TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UN88JS9500 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The UN88JS9500 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UN88JS9500 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UN88JS9500 has a built-in camera, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN88JS9500 is Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also are Energy Star certified.

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3D

The UN88JS9500 is 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also are 3D.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was February 2015 when Samsung released the UN88JS9500.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The UN88JS9500 is one of the least economic to run recently released comparable spec TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UN88JS9500 is £307.

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Value for Money

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Samsung UN88JS9500 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UN88JS9500 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,088,417 product attributes, 109,352 TV reviews and 3,236,000 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un88js9500fxza
Barcodes 00887276088815

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