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Samsung UN65H8000AF Review – 65-inch LED HDTV

Originally Reviewed on May 10th, 2014





Up for Review: Samsung UN65H8000AF Review LED HDTV.

The year 2014 has been all about OLEDs and households with 1080p LEDs are already thinking whether or not their TV is getting obsolete. For those habituated with the LED technology, it can be quite confusing and pricey to bring home an OLED. Samsung however takes this opportunity to introduce the H8000 series that seems to balance the duel between 1080p standard screens and curved 4K OLED products. The UN65H8000AF has been a first time product in the market of smart TVs and with a stunning display and more than enough external features, it can be deemed as a revolution. The UN65H8000AF comes with true futuristic technologies combining the advantages of local dimming and technologies like Wide Color Enhancer Plus. Further, customers get into the trend of 3D home entertainment which is supported by a variety of Smart features. At a price just under $3,800, the Samsung UN65H8000AF seems to be a great upgrade to home entertainment needs.

Samsung UN65H8000AF Features and Specifications:

  • Display Screen Type: LED
  • Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
  • Micro Dimming Ultimate
  • ConnectShare™ Plus
  • DTS Premium Sound 5.1 / Dolby MS11
  • HDMI Ports Quantity: 4
  • Energy Star Compliant
  • Samsung Universal Remote (TM1260C) / Samsung Smart Control (TM1480A)

The Samsung UN65H8000AF is amazing on picture quality. The edge Led lighting used in this model is really a step forward than what we had seen with the previous models. Accompanied by the immensely capable 1080p resolution, the picture is richer sharper and a perfect balance of black and white levels. We get to see an extensive use of the color gamut resulting in superior image quality. The color reproduction is one of the prime features of the UN65H8000AF. Other than that we have the Wide Color Enhancer Plus technology and several other manual options for adjustments. It is also imperative to mention the superior quality micro dimming used in this model. While we had that feature in previous models too, only here we see its true capability.

The Samsung UN65H8000AF performs well on its 3D promises as well. The active 3D is well complimented by a high CMR and Auto Motion Plus technology. Together with the impeccable colors and contrast, users can expect a thorough depth in the picture quality. Side viewing too is great with this product as it has been an issue with all previous models. The 3D presentation also comes with a lot of controls that helps you adjust the output as per the environmental conditions. In a well though ambiance, this could be your replacement to getting the tickets to the theatres. On a 65 inch screen the experience is huge enough and you can get cozy in the comfort of familiar places.

Additional advantages with the UN65H8000AF include the futuristic Smart Hub technology, Dual Screen Multitasking and the Touch Pad Controller. This model also provides 4 HDMI ports that allow plugging in a variety of compatible devices including cameras, video players and iPod and even use the monitor as a computer screen.

HDTVUniverse.com gives Samsung UN65H8000AF 4/5 stars.




4 / 5 stars     

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