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Samsung 85S9 Series (UN85S9 / UE85S9 / UA85S9)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1540 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The design and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the energy efficiency.

value for money, image quality, design, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 85S9 Series (UN85S9 / UE85S9 / UA85S9) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 1540 reviews)

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Samsung UN85S9AF 85" 4K UHD LED Display


Reviewing the Samsung UN85S9AF 4K UHD TV is far from a simple task. The entire construct requires around 4 people to stand upright. This 85" behemoth is a self contained home theater experience – it stands on its own and although it can technically be...

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Samsung UN85S9 Ultra HD Television Reviewed


The future of television is Ultra HD. Samsung has been among the first to enter the fray with the company's UN85S9 Ultra HD set, which comes with a hefty price tag. Jerry Del Colliano evaluates.

Remember the first time that you heard about an electric car? It was pretty amazing. Engineers were making dreams into reality in ways that could make our world's dependence on fossil fuels a thing of the past. The entire idea was awe-inspiring in ways...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung 85S9 Series (UN85S9 / UE85S9 / UA85S9)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 969 user reviews of Samsung 85S9 Series (UN85S9 / UE85S9 / UA85S9) from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

value for money, image quality, design, sound, size

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN85S9 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED UHDTV (Black)Samsung UN85S9V 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED UHDTV (Black)


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Amazing TV


I Gave up my family, I gave up my life, I don't not regret it! Best decision on a TV I EVER made!!

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Buy this never need one ever again


Samsung makes & creates the best stuff....Phones, Tv's, Appliances, Tablets. They are the best at what they do & that's all ELECTRONICS!!!This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to set up, Great value and features for the price,...

Picture quality, size, it's a samsung


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best TV ever


After a long time debating on whether or not to make such a hefty purchase.. my pool boy finally convinced me. I never thought the day would come when i could see skinemax in such high definition. The only downside is I now know all their dirty...

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An Amazing TV


I think I made the right decision to go forward with this buy. After watching one of my favorite weekly shows, the tv gave me the option to skip ahead into the future and watch next weeks episode without having to wait. I have to say after dropping the...

The picture & the price

Nothing so far

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Hands on: Samsung S9 Ultra HD TV review


CES 2013 Suspended from an easel-style stand that also features surround audio, this 85-inch 4K resolution LED TV is a true one-off.

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Samsung UE85S9 review


When I was first told I would be doing an exclusive test of Samsung's UE85S9 TV, I suspected my review would be built around just one thing: the jaw-dropping £35,000 price tag.

Ultra HD pictures look magical; impressive upscaling; sound quality is insanely good; the design is a work of art

Marginal haloing during dark scenes; occasional bluish noise over fine details; I can’t afford one

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Hands-on: Samsung 85S9 [updated]


Samsung may have been a latecomer in the ultra high-definition (UHD) TV scene, but the chaebol's first UHD offering is quite unlike its competitors. Not only is the UA85S9 possibly the world's first LED-backlit UHD TV, its "Timeless Gallery" design is...


Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP):2 Tuner PIP
Processor Cores:Quad-core
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes


CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Headphone Output: No
S-Video: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown


Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:Unknown
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):B

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Shutter Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9