55" HU8500 Curved Smart 3D UHD 4K LED TV

UE55HU8500T

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55 HU8500 Curved Smart 3D UHD 4K LED TV

FEATURES

CURVED SCREEN

Curved Screen

Surround your senses with the Samsung Curved UHD, the future of TV viewing.

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CURVED SCREEN

Wider viewing angles

Designed with a 4.2m radius curvature optimised for the average viewing distance¹ of most living rooms, it also offers a wider field of view by shortening the distance between you and the screen's corners to create more natural viewing angles.

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CURVED SCREEN

Deeper sense of depth

Auto Depth Enhancer technology makes you feel like you're literally there by analysing different areas on screen and applying contrast enhancements to each of these areas to provide a superior sense of depth.

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UHD UP-SCALING

UHD Up-scaling

Enjoy all your favourite live TV shows and Blu-Ray discs crisper than ever before.

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CLEARER

PurColour

Appreciate the purest expression of colour. With the ability to produce more accurate and natural colours than ever before, your TV screen will open a new window into reality.

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CLEARER

4 Times More Detail than Full HD

UHD produces the brightest, clearest images with four times the detail of Full HD to deliver an amazing viewing experience.

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FUTURE READY

UHD Smart Evolution Kit

Unique to Samsung, the UHD Smart Evolution Kit² completely reengineers your TV without having to replace it. The HU8500 is compatible with all current UHD connected sources and can be upgraded to be compatible with future UHD standards as well.

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  • Multiscreen viewing

    Samsung's Multi-Link Screen³ brings a broader level of multitasking to your viewing experience as it provides the ability to view multiple screens at once.

  • Quad Core Plus

    The new Samsung Smart TV experience is lightning fast on the HU8500 thanks to the Quad Core Plus processor which is up to two times faster than Quad Core, delivering quicker loading and navigation. The powerful processor significantly boosts performance with speedier access to Smart features and true multitasking capabilities.

  • S Recommendation

    S Recommendation with Voice Interaction⁴ lets you discover more of the TV you love by suggesting what's new to watch based on what you like. It intelligently learns your preferences; the more you watch the smarter it gets.

  • Smart Hub

    The industry's reference Smart platform⁵ just got better. The leading Smart TV experience is now even more powerful, with faster access to Smart features, true multitasking and an intuitive interface.

  • Games Panel

    The exciting new Games panel lets you and your family enjoy a wide variety of fun games instantly on the largest screen in your home, without the need for any additional hardware.

  • Samsung Smart Control

    The new Samsung Smart Control combines a premium metallic ergonomic design with motion recognition, a touch pad and a new button console to provide you with simpler, more accurate content selection and ultra-responsive control.

A Closer Look

  • Everything looks super-sharp, no matter the source.

    Through a UHD up-scaling process, the UHD picture engine converts Full HD, HD and lower resolution sources to nearly-UHD clarity.

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  • Stay in touch.

    A built-in camera pops up for easy Skype™ sessions with family and friends, or for controlling your TV with gestures. When it's not in use, the camera stays hidden to keep the beautiful, clean curve of your TV.

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  • With its screen floating above a metal plate, this TV frames whatever you're watching so beautifully, it's as if nothing else exists.

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  • It's like you're there.

    With ultra-high-definition sharpness, colour accuracy and picture clarity, absolutely nothing comes between you and the most mind-blowingly vivid viewing experience.

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  • The screen is uniformly curved.

    The screen is curved at just the right angle to provide the optimal viewing distance in your living room.

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tech specs

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160
  • Smart Hub
    Yes
  • 3D
    Yes

Product (LED,PDP,OLED)

  • Product (LED,PDP,OLED)
    LED

Series

  • Series
    8

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Curved

  • Curved
    Yes

Display

  • Inch
    55 (138)
  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160
  • Ultra Clear Panel
    Yes

Video

  • UHD Upscaling
    Yes
  • Clear Motion Rate
    1200
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Mega DCR
  • Micro Dimming
    UHD Dimming
  • Precision Black (Local Dimming)
    Yes
  • Wide Colour Enhancer (Plus)
    Yes
  • Wide Colour Gamut
    No
  • PurColour
    Yes
  • Auto Depth Enhancer
    Yes
  • Film Mode
    Yes
  • Motion and Black Enhancer
    No
  • Motion Judder Canceller
    No
  • Cinema Smooth
    No
  • Natural Mode Support
    Yes

Audio

  • Dolby MS10 / MS11
    MS11
  • DTS Studio Sound / DNSe+
    DNSE+
  • DTS Premium Sound / DTS Premium Sound 5.1
    DTS Premium Sound 5.1
  • 3D Sound
    Yes
  • Auto Volume Leveler
    Yes
  • Sound Customiser
    Yes
  • Sound Output (RMS)
    60W (Front TW (10W+10W) , Front Mid (10W+10W) , Woofer Left 10W+10W)
  • Speaker Type
    Front Firing + New Waveguide
  • Woofer
    Yes

Smart TV

  • Smart Hub
    Yes
  • On TV
    Yes
  • Movies & TV Shows
    Yes
  • Multimedia
    Yes
  • Apps
    Yes
  • News On
    Yes
  • Game
    Yes
  • Multi-Screen (Dual / Quad Screen)
    Quad
  • Skype™ on Samsung TV
    Yes
  • Social TV
    Yes
  • Samsung Sports Experience (SSE)
    No
  • Web Browser
    Yes

Smart Interaction

  • Voice Interaction
    EU 17 Countries (UK, IE, FR, DE, IT, ES, NL, BE, LU, SE, FI, NO, DK, PL, PT, AT, CH)
  • Voice Control
    Yes
  • Built In Camera
    Yes
  • Face Recognition
    Yes
  • Motion control
    Yes

Convergence

  • AllShare - Content Sharing
    Yes
  • AllShare - Screen Mirroring
    Yes
  • Samsung Smart View
    Yes
  • ISP Bound Service
    No
  • Smart Home
    Yes (UK, FR, DE, IT, ES)
  • Wake On LAN
    No

Feature

  • Samsung 3D
    Yes
  • 3D Converter
    Yes
  • Multi view
    No
  • Instant On
    Yes
  • Quad Core
    No
  • Quad Core+
    Yes
  • Accessibility (TTS / Zoom)
    Zoom
  • Digital Clean View
    Yes
  • Auto Channel Search
    Yes
  • Auto Power Off
    Yes
  • Clock & On / Off Timer
    Yes
  • Sleep Timer
    Yes
  • BD Wise Plus
    Yes
  • Calibration Mode
    No
  • Caption (Subtitle)
    Yes
  • Channel List USB-Clone
    No
  • ConnectShare™ (HDD)
    Yes
  • ConnectShare™ (USB 2.0)
    Movie
  • AC / DC TV
    No
  • USB Copy
    No
  • Football Mode
    Yes
  • Screen Capture
    No
  • Zero Power Consumption
    No
  • Embeded POP
    Yes
  • EPG
    Yes
  • Extended PVR
    Yes
  • Game Mode
    Yes
  • History
    Yes
  • IP Video Closed Caption
    No
  • Network Speaker Support
    Yes
  • OSD Language
    27 European Languages
  • Picture-In-Picture
    Yes
  • BT HID Built-in
    Yes
  • Screen Burn Protection
    No
  • Smart Evolution Ready (Set Back / One Connect)
    Ready (One Connect)
  • TV SoundConnect
    Yes
  • USB HID Support
    Yes
  • Teletext (TTX)
    Yes
  • GUI
    Golden Bridge
  • Time Shift
    Yes
  • Analog Clean View
    No

System

  • DTV Tuner
    DVB-T / C / S2
  • Analog Tuner
    Yes
  • 2 Tuner
    Yes
  • CI / CI+ / 2CI+
    CI+ (1.3)
  • MHP / MHEG / HbbTV / ACAP / GINGA / OHTV / BRL
    HbbTV ( DE, ES, PT, FR, BE, NL, LU, CH. PL, CZ )

Connectivity

  • HDMI
    4
  • USB
    3
  • Component In (Y / Pb / Pr)
    1
  • Composite In (AV)
    2 (1Common Use for Component Y)
  • Ethernet (LAN)
    1
  • Headphone
    No
  • Audio Out (Mini Jack / LR)
    1
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical)
    1
  • PC In (D-sub)
    No
  • PC / DVI Audio In (Mini Jack)
    No
  • RF In (Terrestrial / Cable input / Satellite Input)
    1 / 1 (Common Use for Terrestrial) / 2
  • Ex-Link ( RS-232C )
    No
  • IR Out
    Yes (15 European Countries)
  • CI Slot
    1
  • Scart
    No
  • Wi-Fi Direct
    Yes
  • MHL 3
    Yes
  • One Connect (Jack)
    Yes
  • USB Mirroring
    No
  • MHL
    Yes
  • Dongle Ready (3G / LTE)
    No
  • InstaPort S (HDMI quick switch)
    No
  • Wireless LAN Adapter Support
    No
  • Wireless LAN Built-in
    Yes
  • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
    Yes

Design

  • Design
    Curved T-Shape
  • Bezel Type
    VNB (10mm)
  • Front Colour
    Black
  • Light Effect (Deco)
    Yes
  • Stand Type
    Curved T-Shape
  • Swivel (Left / Right)
    No
  • Camera Type
    No

Eco

  • Eco Sensor
    Yes
  • Energy Efficiency Class
    B
  • Lead Presence
    Yes

Power

  • Power Supply
    AC220-240V 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption (Max)
    267W
  • Power Consumption (Energy Saving Mode)
    108W
  • Power Consumption (IEC 62087 Edition 2)
    145W
  • Peak Luminance Ratio
    66%
  • Yearly Power Consumption (EU standard,kWh)
    201kWh

Dimension

  • Package Size (WxHxD)
    1337 x 843 x 225
  • Set with Stand (WxHxD)
    1232.6 x 767.6 x 307.9
  • Set without Stand (WxHxD)
    1232.6 x 723.0 x 92.9

Weight

  • Package Weight
    32.5kg
  • Set Weight with Stand
    23.8kg
  • Set Weight without Stand
    20.2kg

Accessory

  • 3D Active Glasses (Included)
    2 (SSG-5100GB)
  • Remote Controller Model
    TM1490A + TM1240A
  • Battery (for Remote Control)
    Yes
  • Samsung Smart Touch Control (Included)
    Yes
  • Electric Stand Support
    No
  • Electric Wall Mount Support
    No
  • Ultra Slim Wall Mount Support
    Yes
  • Mini Wall Mount Support
    Yes
  • Vesa Wall Mount Support
    Yes
  • Floor Stand Support
    Yes
  • TV Camera (Included)
    No
  • IR Extender Cable (Included)
    Yes
  • Network Speaker (Included)
    No
  • Wireless Keyboard (Included)
    No
  • User Manual
    Yes
  • Wireless LAN Adapter (Included)
    No
  • E-Manual
    Yes
  • ANT-Cable
    No
  • Power Cable
    Yes
  • Slim Gender Cable
    Yes

REVIEWS (21)

Owners Overall Ratings

21 out of 21 (100%) customers recommend this product

  • Features4.9/5.0
  • Performance5.0/5.0
  • Design4.8/5.0
  • Value4.6/5.0

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SAM55

2014-07-07

  • Features4/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Outstanding television

The picture on this television is just absolutely lush. Even without 4k, normal HD and blu ray images are crisper, brighter and more vibrant than before.

My only gripe is the lack of 4k content available in the UK to stream at the moment, this is not anything against the TV itself, its hard to find anything bad to say. love the curve, this does seem to be a hot topic for debate as to whether it actually improves the viewing experience. For me it just gives the whole Tv a more sexy look...I love it!! Delighted with my purchase.

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Chamby

2014-05-27

  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Samsung Curved .... Marvellous .

Supperb picture and sound quality . Once youve calibrated it , the results are stunning . Its very easy and fast to use . 4K content looks breathtaking , even Standard Definition looks good .

Full HD looks excellent with the UHD Upscalling . Sound is a big improvement on previous models as well . 3D is brilliant too . The depth , colour and detail are unbelievable in 4K . The curve is a great design and does immerse you when watching movies . I highly recommend this TV , if you want great picture sound and design you cant go wrong with this model .

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R Davies

2014-05-11

  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Money well spent

Excellent TV, easy to install and set up all the features and easy to use, vision quality amazing The screen lagged behind the sound when playing BluRay but easily corrected by slowing the audio output down by 250ms

Bluboy1

2014-04-28

  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Probably the best Samsung TV yet

Had this TV since 17th April 2014. Its a stunning piece of technology but I do agree with the first post that it does take a while to set up to yourparticular liking.

4K picture quality is stunning with up scaled 1080p images not far behind. There are very minor motion issues but Ive started to ignore them and learned just to enjoy the image quality. The smart hub has to be the best available on any TV as is the web access. My only niggle is the Football Mode which gives garish images which put you off watching the sport, not a feature I would ever use again and it really is an unnecessary gizmo. Apart from that, very well done Samsung.

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