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Samsung 55NU8000 Series

We have collected and analyzed 3 expert reviews and 118 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 78/100 and users rate it 96/100. The average review date is Oct 24, 2018. We have compared these reviews to 1568304 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 96/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

Samsung UN55NU8000FXZA


Samsung's NU8000 series of 4K HDR LED TVs offer a premium design, plenty of connected features, and a wide color range, but disappointing contrast.

Stylish. Lots of smart TV features including Bixby voice assistant. Bright panel.

Mediocre black levels and contrast ratio. Expensive for the performance. No analog video connections.

Samsung's NU8000 TVs pack a stylish design with plenty of connected features and a very bright panel, but lag behind in terms of contrast performance due to mediocre black levels. The 55-inch model we tested is generally a strong TV when considered on...

May, 2018

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Excellent experience


We visited the shop in Cardiff to view a new tv, the assistant was very helpful and patient with us. The range of equipment and information was really good. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to any of my friends and family

Dec, 2018

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Amazing panel


After much contemplation, I went for this over the NU7100, which was £260 cheaper despite the same size. I know this model is future proof with its 10 bit HDR, and boy are blacks brilliant. I'm often worrying that I've turned the TV off between scenes...

Dec, 2018

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Best TV


"This is the best TV ive had, its easy to use and the picture quality is amazing i would recommend it to all my friends. "

Dec, 2018

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Great product at competitive price


I bought this a couple of weeks ago as our old TV had just died. The picture quality is amazing. It's easy to use, easy to set up. Very pleased

Dec, 2018

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High contrast levels, low input lag


This is probably the best price to performance tv available at it's category, after doing much research about tv models available I chose this tv. My thoughts are: High contrast levels because of the VA panel. Little to no colour banding. Low input lag...

Dec, 2018

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Smart 4k tv


"Excellent Tv for the money, sound is good, picture very good. Apps ok. Easy to set up. "

Dec, 2018

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Great TV great price


In my first week of owning after deciding to upgrade and it's great. On 4k sources the picture is stunning, on non 4k the upscaling is fantastic too. Sound quality is excellent too, 10/10

Dec, 2018

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Amazing picture and films in 4K


Had my heart set on this TV. Has not disappointed. Truly awesome

Dec, 2018

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Experts in their field.


"It is now so easy to order from AO and their delivery service is next to none, with txt messages and calls to give you a down to the minute delivery, by drivers who are helpful, and polite. The product was exactly as advertised and at a competitive...

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:2.1
Auto volume leveler:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Multiroom audio technology:Samsung Multiroom Link
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:40


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
Energy Star certified:Y


Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
LED Indicators:Y
On/Off switch:Y
Product color:Black / Black, Silver
VESA mounting:Y
Year of production:2018


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10
Display Diagonal:54.6 / 55
Display Diagonal (metric):54.3
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-Lit LED
Motion interpolation technology:Motion Rate 240 / Picture Quality Index 2100 / PQI (Picture Quality Index) 2500
Screen format adjustments:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9, Auto
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160 / 640 x 480 (VGA),800 x 600 (SVGA),1024 x 768 (XGA),1280 x 720 (HD 720),1440 x 900 (WXGA+),1600 x 900,1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+),1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),2560 x 1440,3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p


On/Off switch:Y
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Auto power off:Y
ECO mode:Y
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Number of OSD languages:27 / 3
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:English, Spanish, French
On/Off timer:Y
Sleep Timer:Y
Smart modes:Movie, Natural
Voice control:Y


Ethernet LAN:Y
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Dimming type:Supreme UHD Dimming

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Mounting kit:Y
Quick installation guide:Y
Remote Control Type:TM1850A / TM1890A

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.57 / 6.6
Package height:33.4 / 33.5
Package type:Box
Package weight:53.4 / 54.7 / 56.2
Package width:55.4 / 56.4


4K upscaler:Y
Auto Depth Enhancer:N / Y
ConnectShare (HDD):Y
ConnectShare (USB):Y
Digital Clean View:Y
Dimming type:Supreme UHD Dimming / UHD Dimming
Extended PVR:Y
Game mode:Y
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Image formats supported:BMP,JPEG,JPG,MPO,PNG
Local dimming:Y
MBR support:Y
Nano Crystal Color:Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Auto Motion Plus / Samsung Auto Motion Plus,Samsung Contrast Enhancer / Samsung Auto Motion Plus,Samsung Contrast Enhancer,Samsung UHD Up-Scailing
Plug and Play:Y
Processor cores:4
Subtitles function:Y
Teletext function:Y
Video formats supported:AVI,MKV,MP4
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface (CI):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.4
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
RS-232C ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 120 / 110/120 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:137
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):145 / 165
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):65 / 99

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) version:1.0 / 2 / 2.1
Internet TV:Y
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart modes:Movie, Natural / Natural
Smart TV:Y

Technical Details

Dolby technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
LED backlight:Y
Light sensor:Y
RF input:2

TV Tuner

Auto channel search:Y
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C,DVB-S,DVB-S2,DVB-T,DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2
Supported TV bands:DTV
Tuner Type:Analog / Analog & digital
Twin tuner:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.16 / 2.2
Depth (with stand):12.7 / 13.1
Height (with stand):31
Weight with stand:41.7
Width (with stand):48.3