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Samsung 85S9 Series (UN85S9 / UE85S9 / UA85S9)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1536 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and usability are overall positive. The design and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the reliability.

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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 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1873 user reviews of Samsung 85S9 Series (UN85S9 / UE85S9 / UA85S9) from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviewers really like the sound and usability. The design and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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85% 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 UN85S9 Framed 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TVSamsung UN85S9V Frameless 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Digitaltrends (

Samsung UN85S9 review


Class-leading black levels, Excellent brightness, Spectacular Ultra HD resolution, Rich, saturated colors, Superior viewing angle

Prohibitively expensive for most, “Timeless Gallery” frame is a space hog

Samsung’s UN85S9 is the best-performing large-screen Ultra HD/4K television we’ve seen so far. But that performance comes at a price. Samsung approached this TV’s design with a no-holds-barred attitude and threw the return-on-investment book out the...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (

Samsung UN85S9AF 85" 4K UHD LED Display


The UN85S9AF is a really amazing piece of technology. It is really the apex of what is currently available technologically, both in terms of applications, control interface technologies, User Experience and display technologies (HEVC, UHD). That said,...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Jerry Del Colliano (

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...

Jun, 2013

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Expert review by: John Archer (

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

Sep, 2013

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


4K Upscaling: Yes
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:Unknown
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):B

General Features

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