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

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Samsung 78" HU8500 Series (UE 78HU8500, 78HU8505, 78HU8580, 78HU8590). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the glare. The image quality is also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the price and size, and some have doubts about the durability.

usability, image quality, glare

durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 78" HU8500 Series (UE 78HU8500, 78HU8505, 78HU8580, 78HU8590) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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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.

image quality

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 (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 (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

Reviewer left no comment

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