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Samsung 78" HU8500 Series (UE 78HU8500, 78HU8505, 78HU8580, 78HU8590)

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 39 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 88/100 and users rate it 93/100. The average review date is Feb 7, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 1568312 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 14, 2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung 78" HU8500 Series (UE 78HU8500, 78HU8505, 78HU8580, 78HU8590)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung 78" HU8500 Series (UE 78HU8500, 78HU8505, 78HU8580, 78HU8590) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: UE78HU8500UE78HU8500

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (directtvs.co.uk)

Samsung UE78HU8500 78 Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Curved LED TV

 

Brilliant picture. Finally I have cinema at home. No more people shouting through the movies, the ability to rewind and pause. I should have bought this earlier

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Mar, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE78HU8500

 

Brilliant picture. Finally I have cinema at home. No more people shouting through the movies, the ability to rewind and pause. I should have bought this earlier.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE78HU8500

 

Brilliant picture. Finally I have cinema at home. No more people shouting through the movies, the ability to rewind and pause. I should have bought this earlier

Mar, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS / DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby MS10,Dolby MS11,DTS Premium Sound 5.1 / Dolby MS11,DTS Premium Sound 5.1 / DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound / DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound,Dolby MS10,Dolby MS11
Audio system:Front Firing + New Waveguide
Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS / DTS
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer:No / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2 / 4 / 6
Number of Speakers:2 / 4 / 6
RMS rated power:40 / 60 / 70
Subwoofer RMS power:20 / 30

Certificates

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

Design

Built-in camera: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:1.78:1, 16:9 / 16:9
Display Diagonal:78
Display Diagonal (metric):77.6 / 78
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Motion interpolation frequency:1200
Motion interpolation technology:CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Screen format adjustments:Zoom
Screen shape:Curved
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p, 2160p / 2160p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:264
Energy efficiency compliance:A / Unspecified
Power consumption (max):380 / 430
Power consumption (PowerSave):133
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):190

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
Swiveling:N
Swivelling: No
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:600 x 400 / 600 x 600

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
ECO mode: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:27 / 28
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Game, Sports / Movie

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:2
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, IR
Camera included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting kit: Yes
Quick installation guide: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:17.2 / 46.4
Package height:17.2 / 46.4
Package weight:151 / 153.2
Package width:74.9 / 76

Performance

Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, HE-AAC, IMA-ADPCM, LBR, LPCM, MP3, MS-ADPCM, WMA
BD Wise: Yes
Child lock: Yes
Clock function: Yes
Extended PVR: Yes
Face detection: Yes
Game mode:No / Yes
Local dimming: Yes
Motion control:Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Plug and Play: Yes
Subtitles function: Yes
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, M-JPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MVC, RV, VC-1, VP6, VP8, WMV
Video formats supported:DIVX,H.263,H.264,H.265,M-JPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,MVC,RV,VC-1,VP6,VP8,WMV
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.11 / 1.3
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI version:2.0
Headphone outputs:1
MHL version:3.0
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub): No
Remote (IR) output:1
RF ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:264
Energy efficiency class:A / Unspecified
Power consumption (max):380 / 430
Power consumption (PowerSave):133
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):190

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Smart TV: Yes
Timeshift: Yes

Technical Details

Light sensor: Yes

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T2
Number of tuners:2 / 5
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital
Twin tuner:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.69 / 5.71
Depth (with stand):120.9 / 14.6
Height:40.3
Height (with stand):42.1
Package depth:17.2 / 46.4
Package height:17.2 / 46.4
Package weight:151 / 153.2
Package width:74.9 / 76
Weight:101.2
Weight with stand:115.7
Width:69.1
Width (with stand):69.1