4K UHD HU8500 Series Smart TV - 75" Class (74.5” Diag.)

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About This Product

Experience real world resolution with the Samsung Smart HU8500 UHD TV. The HU8500 includes exclusive technology that delivers incredibly lifelike 4K UHD picture quality. Watch any movie, sport, disc or streaming app at 4 times the resolution of full HD with UHD Upscaling.

See a Picture More Lifelike Than Ever

See a picture that’s more lifelike than ever with Samsung Smart UHD. Samsung Ultra High Definition TV displays your movies, sports and shows at 4x the resolution of Full HD and upscales your existing entertainment with incredible detail. Samsung UHD is also 4K UHD Standard Future Ready, so you’ll never get left behind as new 4K standards and smart technology arrive.

UHD Upscaling

UHD Upscaling delivers the complete UHD picture experience with a proprietary process including signal analysis, noise reduction, UHD upscaling and detail enhancement to seamlessly upconvert SD, HD or full HD content to UHD-level picture quality.

Precision Black Local Dimming

Experience outstanding contrast details with Precision Black Local Dimming. The LEDs are precisely dimmed behind the darkest area of the picture for greater shadow detail and darker blacks, while the brighter elements remain as bright as they should be. The resulting picture experience is breathtaking.

Wide Color Enhancer Plus

With Wide Color Enhancer Plus, you'll witness a wider spectrum of colors on your screen, just like the director intended. You'll enjoy enriched colors while watching all of your favorite movies and shows, even older, non-HD content will look better.

Clear Motion Rate 1200

View every detail of action packed movies and sports with Clear Motion Rate 1200, the ultimate level of motion clarity. The Samsung CMR uses the frame refresh rate, image processor speed and backlight technology to measure fast action.

UHD Dimming

UHD Dimming precisely scans an incredible amount zones across the entire image and adjusts brightness to deliver deeper darks and brighter whites. It virtually eliminates the "halo" effect and image distortion, so you’ll enjoy a crystal clear picture.

Smart TV

Explore movies, shows, apps and social media on the intuitive and intelligent Samsung Smart TVs. Browse a new world of TV entertainment quickly and simply with a powerful processor.

Smart Hub

Enjoy everything you love in one place. The Smart Hub organizes your entertainment and content into easy to use panels. Effortlessly navigate through streaming content, web browsing and more.

Voice Interaction

Easily control your TV with Smart Interaction. Voice command lets you talk to the TV to search what’s on or to perform basic commands such as “last channel,” “record” or “turn off.” You can also add an accessory camera, which recognizes your hand motions to browse the Smart Hub, play games and more.

4K UHD Standard Future Proof**

With the One Connect Box, enjoy future UHD and Smart TV advancements without having to buy a new TV by simply upgrading or adding a new One Connect Box.** Each future upgrade requires purchase of a new One Connect Box.
**Future proof pertains to 4K UHD standards only; does not apply to TV panel technology or other future high resolution standards. One Connect Box sold separately.

Smart Evolution

As technology advances, Samsung Smart Evolution updates your TV with our latest software and features so you're never left behind. Simply add a future One Connect Box. Then watch in awe as your Samsung Smart TV upgrades into a better, faster device.

Smart Remote Control

The Smart Remote Control gives you ultimate control of your Smart TV. Select TV functions by talking into the built-in microphone. You can also use the touchpad to navigate quickly, or use the remote like a mouse and simply point and click.

Dual Screen

Do two things at once with the multi-tasking Dual Screen. Browse the web, check social media or stream a video while you watch TV. Research that famous golf swing while watching it in action on side-by-side screens.

Quad Core Processor

Quad Core eliminates lag to give you a fluid browsing experience. It enables you to switch between apps, stream content and multi-task faster. This extra power also provides faster page refreshing.

Smart View 2.0

Turn your compatible mobile devices into a second TV with Smart View 2.0. Whatever is playing on your TV, Netflix, VOD or live TV can be streamed to your mobile device as a second viewing option. This lets you watch your favorite movies, shows and sports all around the house.

Screen Mirroring

Enjoy your entertainment content from your compatible mobile device on your big screen. Screen Mirroring allows you to wirelessly access and share videos, photos and music from your PC, tablet, camera and mobile device to your Smart TV.

Instant On

There's no waiting for this UHD TV to warm up. Your Samsung UHD TV turns on 4 times faster with Instant On, so you can quickly begin browsing apps or watching your favorite movies, sports or shows.


Redefine the universal remote with Anynet+ from Samsung. Control up to twelve compatible devices and streamline your device management for a better user experience.

ConnectShare™ Movie

Watch videos, play music or view photos from a USB connection with ConnectShare Movie. You don't need a PC or special equipment—just plug your USB directly into your Samsung TV's USB Port and entertain family and friends.

Full Web Browser

Browse the web on your Smart TV to compliment your TV viewing. Enjoy everything from online shopping and social media browsing to entertainment news and the latest YouTube hits. Catch up on all the trending news and then go back to watching TV.

Eco Sensor

With Eco Sensor, your TV can intelligently adapt its picture according to the intensity of the light in the room. This technology measures the amount of existing light and automatically adjusts the brightness of the image on your TV plus saves energy.

Clean Back Design

Welcome to the intersection of organization and minimalism. With the Samsung Clean Back Design, cords and cables are neatly organized. You won’t see wires everywhere. Instead, sit back and enjoy the elegance of your sleek Samsung Smart TV.

DTS Premium Sound | 5.1™ Decoding

Delivers immersive 5.1 surround sound from any DTS-encoded content and converts any two-channel audio content into a 5.1 DTS surround sound track for discrete surround sound playback. Experience surround sound with maximum bass response, dialog clarity and consistent volume levels from all your content, including Blu-ray movies, TV programming, streaming and games.

Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification. All images are dramatizations for demo purposes.
  • Type

    4K UHD TV

  • Screen Size
    The diagonal length of a TV screen or monitor, as measured in inches from corner to corner.

    74.5" Measured Diagonally

  • Apps Platform
    Stream movies and TV shows, Update your Facebook, and use Apps right on the screen.

    Smart TV with Apps and Full Web Browser

  • 3D


  • Dimming Technology

    UHD Dimming

  • Anynet+™ (HDMI-CEC)
    Technology that allows one remote to control all digital devices in a home theater/entertainment system.


  • HDMI
    High Definition MultiMedia Interface.


Full Specifications


  • Series



  • Type

    4K UHD TV

  • Bezel Width

    0.3" Thin

  • Stand Type (Color)

    T-Shape (Titan Black)


  • Screen Size
    The diagonal length of a TV screen or monitor, as measured in inches from corner to corner.

    74.5" Measured Diagonally

  • Resolution
    Fixed number of horizontal scan lines on a TV. P (Progressive) means scan lines are drawn in sequence.

    3840 x 2160

  • Clear Motion Rate
    Clear Motion Rate (CMR) is a combination of advanced backlighting technology, significant improvements in panel response rates and ultra fast image processing.


  • UHD Upscaling



  • Dolby

    Dolby MS11

  • Sound Effect
    Audio enhancement technology for TVs. SRS TruSurround XT provides 3D sound without extra speakers.

    DTS Studio Sound

  • DTS Premium Sound

    DTS Premium Sound 5.1

  • Sound Output (RMS)
    Sound power and signal emitted from a TV's speaker, as measured via Root Mean Square (RMS).

    10W x 2 / Woofer 10W x 2

  • Speaker Type
    Mechanism in TV that outputs audio. Down firing enhances bass by directing low-end toward ground.

    Front Firing + New Waveguide

Wireless Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi
    Connection that allows streaming audio, video, and other computer data across wireless networks.

    Built-In Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fi Direct



  • Smart Hub
    Easily access content and Apps through this intuitive Smart Hub menu system.


  • Processor
    The logic circuitry which responds to and delivers the basic instructions that drive a laser printer.

    Quad Core

  • Apps Platform
    Stream movies and TV shows, Update your Facebook, and use Apps right on the screen.

    Smart TV with Apps and Full Web Browser

  • Voice Interaction


  • Motion Control


  • Smart View 2.0


  • Smart Evolution Ready


  • 3D


  • Ultra Clear Panel
    Screen technology that brightens colors, enhances contrast, and reduces reflection for optimal TV viewing.


  • Dimming Technology

    UHD Dimming

  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
    Technology that optimizes hues on a TV and expands the color range for a more vivid viewing experience.


  • ConnectShare™
    Technology that enables a user to access camcorder videos and music libraries directly on a TV screen.


  • RVU

    Yes (DirecTV Ready)

  • OSD Language
    Language options that can be set to appear in the menus of a projector's On Screen Display (OSD).

    English, Spanish, French

  • Anynet+™ (HDMI-CEC)
    Technology that allows one remote to control all digital devices in a home theater/entertainment system.


  • BD Wise™ Plus
    Technology that automates the best resolution setting possible for viewing Blu-Ray DVD products.


  • Closed Captioning


  • Electronic Program Guide (Channel Guide)


  • History


  • V-Chip
    Allows parents to block inappropriate movies and programs based upon their FCC rating.


  • Wi-Fi Direct


  • Game Mode
    Mode in which a user can play video games on your television.


  • Bluetooth®


  • One Connect


  • Eco Sensor


Inputs & Outputs

  • HDMI
    High Definition MultiMedia Interface.


  • USB
    Universal Serial Bus. Interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. USB 2.0 is high-speed.


  • Ethernet
    Connection linking TV to Local Area Networks (LAN) for up-to-the-minute RSS feeds like news and weather.


  • Component
    Analog video connection that transmits information along two or three separate signals.


  • Composite In (AV)
    Analog terminals that transmit audio and video information along a single signal.

    2(1Common Use for Component Y)

  • RF In (Terrestrial/Cable Input)
    Radio Frequency socket that accepts analog signals. Often used to connect lines for cable TV.

    1/1(Common Use for Terrestrial)

  • Digital Audio Out (Optical)
    Ports used to transmit digital audio streams between components without interference.


  • Audio Out (Mini Jack)
    Stereo port for media players, cameras, and other devices to run audio into or out of the TV.


  • IR out


  • RS232C


  • One Connect



  • Product Size (W x H x D) Without Stand
    Width, height and depth of the television, with stand, as measured in inches (in.).

    66.0" x 37.8" x 1.5"

  • Product Size (W x H x D) With Stand
    Width, height and depth of the television, without stand, as measured in inches (in.).

    66.0" x 39.6" x 13.4"

  • Shipping Size (W x H x D)
    Width, height and depth of the television, with shipping container, as measured in inches (in.).

    73.9" x 42.7" x 9.8"


  • Product Weight Without Stand
    Weight of the television, without stand, as measured in pounds (lb.).

    79.8 lb.

  • Product Weight With Stand
    Weight of the television, with stand, as measured in pounds (lbs.).

    95.0 lb.

  • Shipping Weight
    Weight of the television, with shipping container, as measured in pounds (lbs.).

    117.9 lb.


  • Power Supply (V)

    AC110-120V 60Hz

  • Typical Power Consumption


  • Maximum Power Consumption


  • Standby Power Consumption

    Under 0.3W


  • DTV Tuner
    *Check your local cable operator. A cable box may be required for watching channels other than local broadcasts.

    ATSC / Clear QAM


  • 3D Active Glasses

    4 (SSG-5150GB)

  • IR Extender Cable


  • Remote

    Samsung Smart Control (TM1480A)
    Universal Remote Control (TM1260C)

  • Remote Control Battery


  • Vesa Wall Mount Compatibility
    Attachment for bracket that enables a flatscreen TV to hang on the wall and extend, pivot, or tilt.

    Yes (400 x 400)

  • Slim Gender Cable


  • Power Cable


  • User Manual


  • E-Manual



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This set replaced a 47 inch LCD display that was too small for the room. The larger screen with 3D ability and 4K resolution has been an even better value for me than expected. The resolution, especially during sports programs, is almost like being there.


Astronut on January 17, 2015

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Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification. All images are dramatizations for demo purposes.