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Samsung UE55ES8000 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 256 reviews of Samsung UE55ES8000 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and connectivity are on the whole positive. The glare and design are also appreciated. The tuner and remote control get critical reviews, while there are mixed views on the size and usability.

image quality, design, glare, connectivity, reliability

sound, price, remote control, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung UE55ES8000 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Samsung UE55ES8000 Series from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the glare and design. The usability and price also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the size. Views are divided on the remote control.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019


Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung UE55ES8000


Exclusive: The Samsung UE55ES8000 is the company's new flagship TV and as expected it is, for the most part, nothing short of spectacular.

Stunning design ; phenomenal feature count ; Excellent 3D and 2D performance

The gesture control system is currently unhelpful ; Occasional backlight bleed, especially with 3D

Feb, 2012

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Samsung UE55ES8000 review


The flagship Samsung UE55ES8000 adds gesture and voice control to Smart TV

Dual-core picture quality ; Great multimedia file support ; Stunning industrial design

Voice/gesture feels faddy ; Needs tweaking for best pics ; Pricey

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Samsung UE55ES8000 review


An exhaustively specified, state-of-the-art TV

Towering specification, including a host of novel control interfaces ; outstanding picture quality, with advances in 3D particularly notable ; thoughtful online functionality

Gesture recognition better in theory than in practice ; not cheap

If this is anything to go by, 2012’s going to be quite a year for televisions

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung UE55ES8000 review


The first big new TV release of 2012 is here, in the comely shape of Samsung's UE55ES8000. And if its level of technological advancement and all-round quality is symptomatic of what we might also expect from other brands in the coming weeks and months,...

Sensational, slimline design; very good 2D and 3D pictures; excellent Smart services

Gesture system is currently very hard work; provided picture presets are unhelpful; backlight bleed possible unless output is low

May, 2012

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Samsung UE55ES8000 review


This 55in Samsung is the first of a tsunami of super-smart TVs due in 2012. If any have control interfaces half as exciting as this, though, we'll be absolutely amazed

Voice recognition works well ; Can be upgraded ; The best 3D imaging we've seen

Gesture recognition, not so much ; Not what you would call cheap

A brilliant smart TV made into something extraordinary by its next-gen control options

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Paul Lamkin (

Samsung 55ES8000 LED TV pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


Samsung's 55-inch Super OLED TV quite rightly grabbed the CES headlines but the Korean company also used this year's Vegas expo to go live with its "ultra-slim

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung UE55ES8000 review


Samsung's new 55-inch TV redefines 'smart'

Outstanding picture quality ; Impressively expanded online platform ; Innovative control system ; Sensational design

Picture presets are poor ; Gesture control not great ; Limited viewing angle ; Backlight bleed with 3D

Samsung has developed a handy habit of being the first major brand out of the traps each year when it comes to launching new TV ranges.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Jason Jenkins (

Samsung UE55ES8000 review


Last year's five-star rated Samsung D8000 was a thing of beauty. It was the first time I'd seen a TV with such a thin bezel, and ignoring its excellent picture quality, it could have won CNET UK's Editors' Choice award on design alone.

Picture quality; Camera is great for Skype; Thin bezel looks lovely.

Voice and gesture control is still a work in progress; Confusing Smart TV software.

The Samsung UE55ES8000 is a beautiful TV with mostly great picture quality and a decent EPG that's let down by its voice and gesture capabilities and some of the Smart TV software.

Mar, 2012

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Samsung UE55ES8000 smart TV


Say hello to Samsung's bad boy smart TV. This epic 55-incher has all the works, of course: 3D support, LED backlighting for stunning contrast, a super slim silver frame you'll barely be able to make out from your perch on the sofa. But it's also one...

Dec, 2012

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Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Samsung UE55ES8000 review


We're used to seeing feature-packed TVs from Samsung, but the UE55ES8000 is so advanced, so jam-packed with clever, futuristic technology that we're slightly worried it might try to take over the world. Read more:...

Features and innovative control systems Superlative pictures Stunning design

Expensive Inaccurate gesture control Noisy DVD playback

Make no bones about it – the UE55ES8000 is a magnificent TV. There aren’t many sets that can match its incredible feature list and level of innovation. Voice and gesture control, touch-pad remote and face recognition make it feel like a TV from the...

Sep, 2012

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