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Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 787 reviews of Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the size and price. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed comments on the reliability and sound. Many are negative about the energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, design, price, size

energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality.

image quality

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UE55HU8500 55inch 3D Curved LED 4K Ultra HD SMART TV Web CameraSamsung UE55HU8500 55inch 3D Curved LED 4K Ultra HD SMART TV Web Camera

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 204 user reviews of Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and sound. The price and usability also get good opinions, but the energy efficiency and reliability get critical reviews.

image quality, usability, price, sound, design

reliability, energy

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN55HU8550 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TVSamsung UN55HU8550 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung 55" HU8500 Series (UA / UE / UN 55HU8500, 55HU8505, 55HU8550, 55HU8580, 55HU8590) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the remote control and design. The sound and usability also get good opinions, whereas there are some critical reviews about the price and durability.

image quality, usability, sound, design, remote control

durability, price

67% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN55HU8550 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TVSamsung UN55HU8550 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital DTS / Dolby MS11 / Dolby MS11, DTS Premium Sound 5.1 / Dolby MS11, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound / DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound,Dolby MS11
Audio system:HD Audio / Premium Sound DTS 5.1
Auto volume leveler:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in subwoofer:Y / Yes
Dolby technologies:Dolby Digital DTS / Dolby MS11
Number of loudspeakers:2 / 4 / 6
Number of Speakers:2 / 4 / 6
RMS rated power:20 / 40 / 60
Subwoofer RMS power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Green (Eco) compliant:Y

Design

Built-in Camera:Y / Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver
LED indicators:Y / Yes

Display

2D-3D converter:Y / Yes
3D:Y / Yes
3D compatibility:Y / Yes
3D Type:Active
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):Mega Contrast
Display diagonal:138.7 / 139.7 / 1397
Display diagonal (metric):138 / 138.7
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Motion interpolation frequency:1200
Motion interpolation technology:CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Noise Reduction: Yes
OLED technology:N
Screen format adjustments:Zoom
Screen shape:Curved / Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p

Ergonomics

On/off switch:Y / Yes
Smartphone remote support:Y / Yes
Swivelling: No
VESA mounting:Y / Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management features

Auto power off: Yes
Automatic shut off:Y
ECO mode:Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):Y / Yes
Number of OSD languages:27 / 3
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE / English, Spanish, French
On/Off timer:Y / Yes
Picture-in-Picture:Y / Yes
Sleep timer:Y / Yes
Smart modes:Game / Game, Movie, Sports / Game, Sports

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Browser supported:Y
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other features

Dimming type:UHD
Skype: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included:Y / Yes
3D glasses quantity:2 / 4
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, IR / iR
Camera included:Y / Yes
Desktop stand:Y / Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Mounting kit: Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Remote control type:TM1480A, TM1260C
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:165.1 / 225
Package height:810.2 / 810.3 / 843
Package weight:25.4 / 32.5
Package width:1337 / 1379.2

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, ADPCM, HE-AAC, LPCM, MP3, RealAudio, WMA
BD Wise:Y / Yes
BD Wise Plus:Y / Yes
Clock function:Y / Yes
Deep colour support: Yes
Extended PVR:Y / Yes
Face detection:Y / Yes
Game mode:Y / Yes
Local Dimming:Y / Yes
Motion control:Y / Yes
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer / Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Plug and Play:Y / Yes
Processor Cores:4
Subtitles function: Yes
Teletext function:Y / Yes
Video formats supported:DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, M-JPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MVC, RV, VP6, VP8, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9
Voice Control:Y / Yes
Wide Color Enhancer:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y / Yes
Common interface (CI):N / No / Y / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+):N / No / Y / Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1 / 2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDCP:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI Version:1.4 / 1.4a / 2.0
Headphone outputs:1
MHL version:3.0
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y / Yes
PC in (D-Sub):N / No
Remote (IR) output:1
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
RS-232 ports:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:110 - 120 / 220 - 240
Annual energy consumption:201
Energy efficiency class:B / Unspecified
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (max):209 / 267
Power consumption (PowerSave):108
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):108 / 119 / 145

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV): Yes
Interactive TV: Yes
Internet TV:Y / Yes
Lifestyle apps:Samsung Smart View, Skype / skype
Screen mirroring: Yes
Smart TV:Y / Yes
Timeshift:Y / Yes

Technical Details

LED Backlight: Yes

TV tuner

Auto channel search:Y / Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T2
Number of Tuners:2
Tuner type:Analog & Digital / Analogue / Analogue & Digital / Digital
Twin Tuner: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.56 / 35.6 / 9.29 / 92.9
Depth (with stand):26.9 / 269.2 / 30.8 / 307.9
Height :70.6 / 706.1 / 72.3 / 723
Height (with stand):74.7 / 746.8 / 76.8 / 767.6
Package depth:16.5 / 165.1 / 22.5 / 225
Package height:81 / 810.3 / 84.3 / 843
Package weight:25.4 / 32.5 / 32500
Package width:133.7 / 1337 / 137.9 / 1379.2
Weight:17.8 / 20.2 / 20200
Weight with stand:21.1 / 23.8 / 23800
Width:122.9 / 1229.4 / 123.3 / 1232.6
Width (with stand):122.9 / 1229.4 / 123.3 / 1232.6