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Samsung 75" HU8500 Series (UA / UN 75HU8500, 75HU8550)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Samsung 75" HU8500 Series (UA / UN 75HU8500, 75HU8550). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and sound also get good reviews. Many are critical about the energy efficiency and reliability. Views are divided on the remote control.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 75" HU8500 Series (UA / UN 75HU8500, 75HU8550) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung 75" HU8500 Series (UA / UN 75HU8500, 75HU8550)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Samsung 75" HU8500 Series (UA / UN 75HU8500, 75HU8550) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the color and size. The usability and sound are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency and remote control.

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85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN75HU8550 75-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TVSamsung UN75HU8550 75-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV

Dec, 2018

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Samsung UN75HU8550

 

Yes, it still costs hundreds more than non-4K LCD TVs, and the difference in extra detail between 4K and 1080p is still basically invisible at normal screen sizes and viewing distances. But unlike Samsung's flat 1080p TVs, this one incorporates the...

The Samsung UNHU8550 4K LED LCD has an excellent picture with deep black levels, accurate color and solid uniformity with little blooming. It costs less than Samsung's curved 4K LED LCD and doesn't have the curve's picture-quality issues. Its styling...

The HU8550 is relatively expensive, and the high resolution is very difficult to discern, especially with non-4K content.

The Samsung HU8550 offers our favorite combination of picture quality and features in a 4K TV this year, making it a good value despite the high price.

Nov, 2014

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Samsung UN75HU8550FXZA

 

The Samsung HU8550 series of LED televisions is packed with features and despite some picture issues, it performs the best of the 4K panels we've tested. 1080p is still a better bet right now, but If you're set on a 4K TV, it should be at the top of...

Full-featured. Elegant, utilitarian design. 4K output is stunning.

Mediocre black levels. Colors run slightly cool. Poor input lag. Native 4K content is still rare.

With the limitations of the content in mind, native 4K movies look genuinely impressive on the 65HU8550 through the sheer technical achievement of its higher resolution. I watched Star Trek: Into Darkness and Night at the Museum on the 65HU8550, and...

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby MS11,DTS Premium Sound 5.1 / Dolby MS11,DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound
Audio system:Front Firing + New Waveguide
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20 / 30
Subwoofer RMS power:20 / 30

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:74.5
Display Diagonal (metric):74.5
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Motion interpolation frequency:1200
Motion interpolation technology:CMR (Clear Motion Rate)
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110 - 120
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (max):325
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):168

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:3
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:4
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, IR
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:9.8
Package height:42.7
Package weight:117.9
Package width:73.9

Performance

BD Wise: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Local dimming: Yes
Motion control:Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): No
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1 / 2
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
Remote (IR) output:1
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110 - 120
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (max):325
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):168

Smart TV

Smart TV: Yes

Technical Details

LED backlight: Yes

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:ATSC
Number of tuners:2
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.5
Depth (with stand):13.4
Height:37.8
Height (with stand):39.6
Package depth:9.8
Package height:42.7
Package weight:117.9
Package width:73.9
Weight:79.8
Weight with stand:95
Width:66
Width (with stand):66