Intuitive interaction with voice and motion control
New sophisticated Smart Interaction technology enables you to operate your TV without pushing a button. You can easily control functions such as turning on/off your TV, changing channels, accessing apps and navigating the web using simple voice commands and motions. Built-in camera with face recognition technology lets you log on to Smart Hub and your personal accounts with no need to type your ID or password. Experience a whole new way to interact with your TV.
Enjoy smarter viewing with enhanced content and features
Enter a world of online entertainment with the new enhanced content made available through Samsung’s latest three new signature services – Kids, Fitness and Family Story. The Samsung Kids application brings together home entertainment with fun and beneficial educational programmes, Samsung Fitness lets you maintain your exercise routines in the comfort of your own home, and Samsung Family Story ensures that your precious family moments are not only saved but easily shared on your Smart TV. Experience breathtaking Full HD 3D contents at home with the 3D explore feature. These amazing new Samsung TV Smart Hub features will enrich your living and be your lifestyle partner.
Renew your TV, every year
Keep your TV up-to-date with the latest technology is now a reality. Samsung's Smart Evolution completely reengineers your TV without having to replace the whole set. Simply insert the Samsung Smart Evolution Kit and let it work its magic. Transform your TV's dual core CPU to the faster generation of quad core technology. Heighten your viewing experience by shifting your VOD resolution HD TV to the wondrous picture quality Full HD has to offer. Add more functions and reinvent your television with more contents. Access a whole new world of interactive contents and new features, your TV will never be the same again. Smart Evolution Technology truly gives you a new TV every year.
Certain features within Smart Interaction may require Internet access. Smart Interaction may not be available in all languages or dialects, and some regional accents may not be recognised. In-store demonstration prior to purchase is recommended. Actual performance of Smart Interaction will vary depending on light levels and background noise. The Smart Evolution Kit will be available from 2013. Smart Content requires Internet access and may not be available in all languages and regions.
- 8 Series
- Screen Size: 55" (138cm)
- Resolution 1920 x 1080
- Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
- Ultra Clear Panel available
- 800 Clear Motion Rate
- Micro Dimming Ultimate
- 3 HDMI
- 3 USB
- 1 Headphone
- Wireless LAN Built-in available
- Component In (Y / Pb / Pr) x 1
- Composite In (AV) x 1 (Common Use for Component Y)
- Digital Audio Out (Optical) x 1
- PC In (via HDMI)
- 1 Scart available
- MHL available
- RF In (Terrestrial / Cable input) x 1
- Ethernet (LAN) x 1
- RF In (Satellite Input) x 1
- DVI Audio In (Mini Jack) x 1
- One Design
- Light Effect (Deco) available
- Arch flow Stand
- Super Narrow Bezel Type
- 1230.3 x 722.3 x 30.8mm
- 1230.3 x 761.6 x 210mm
- 1349 x 873 x 259mm
- 2 3D Active Glasses included
- Smart Touch Control included
- TM1290, TM1250 Remote Controller
- IR Blaster included
- Batteries (for Remote Control) included
- Ultra Slim Wall Mount Supported
- Vesa Wall Mount (400 x 400) Supported
- 1 Scart, 1 CI slot
- Power Cable included
- User Manual included
- E-Manual available
- Mini Wall Mount Supported
- 3D available
- Smart Evolution Ready available
- 3D Converter available
- Analog Tuner available
- 3D Sound available
- Slim LED
- Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse
- 3D Sound available
- Dts 2.0 + Digital Out available
- 10W x 2 Sound Output (RMS)
- Down Firing + Full Range
- Samsung Apps available
- Samsung SMART TV available
- Search All available
- Skype™ on Samsung TV available
- Smart Hub available
- Social TV available
- Web Browser available
- Your Video available
- Energy Efficiency Class:A
- AC220 - 240V 60Hz Power Supply
- Eco Sensor available
- Auto Power Off available
- Power Consumption (Energy Saving Mode) 55
- Clock & On / Off Timer available
- Sleep Timer available
- Typical Power Consumption : 110
- Yearly Power Consumption (EU standard) 161
- DVB-T2 / C / S2
- Camera Built-in available
- Allshare (Powered by DLNA) available
- Personal Video Recorder Ready available
- Face recognition available
- AllShare Play available
Samsung Series 8 ES8000 55-inch edge LED LCD TV review
Samsung's top-spec edge LED LCD TV comes in the form of the ES8000, a thin-bezel Series 8 behemoth that, at the 55-inch stature of this review model, will dominate any room.
Samsung UE55ES8000 review
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.
alaTest has collected and analysed 377 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and glare. The design and remote control are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the value for money. There are mixed ratings on the energy efficiency and sound.
Consumer Ratings & Reviews
‘‘I have a samsung household’’
Love the series 8 tv but how do I connect to a wireless network?
Surrey Lady on 2013-04-27
‘‘The best purchase I made since buying my house’’
I am truly awestruck with this television. I absolutely love it as does everyone that walks through the door, The picture quality is the best I've ever seen.. If I had to find fault it would be that i...
Bedfordowl on 2013-02-23
This is a great TV. Feature packed and not bad looking!
lovetvs on 2012-11-14
Like it? A lot? A little? Tell us.
If you own one of these we'd like to hear what you think of it.
- What HiFi?
What HiFi? awarded the UE55ES8000 5/5 stars for its “outstanding” picture quality and host of control interfaces, as well as the flagship TV’s “thoughtful” online functionality. Also highlighted were Samsung’s new Signature Services—including Family Story, Fitness and Kids. Read the full review here.
TechRadar awarded the UE55ES8000 5/5 stars for its “gorgeous slimline looks” and “bold, dynamic pictures” that will leave viewers “entranced.” Smart Interaction was also praised as the outlet called Samsung’s voice control a “revelation” that is “sophisticated enough to identify even quite complex and random words.” Read the full review here.
- Home Cinema Choice
Home Cinema Choice
Home Cinema Choice awarded the UE55ES8000 a 5/5 and the “Best Buy” distinction for its “sensational, slimline design” and Signature Services. The outlet asserted that the ES8000 “wins your heart immediately,” adding that the voice control features are “good enough to recognize even fairly obscure spoken names, phrases and words.”
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Ask & Answer
66 Questions28 Answers
What is the sky remote code for the es8000 40" tv
BJR1 on 2012-04-16
0060 sort of works ...the cursors still don't function on my Sky+ remote
christian on 2012-10-25
What 3d glasses are compatible with the es8000 model
Logicgonemad on 2012-04-20
I bought 8 pairs of ssg-2200ar 3d glasses for my es8000. is this compatible?
bingbongrr on 2013-01-11
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