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Samsung UN65HU8500F Review – 65-inch LED Smart HDTV

Originally Reviewed on May 11th, 2014

Up for Review: Samsung UN65HU8500F LED Smart HDTV.

The UN65HU8500F is another top-quality Smart TV in Samsung’s UHD 4K HU8500 Smart TV series. Screen size is bigger and the standard Clean Black design is looking brilliant. The 4K picture quality with UHD Up-scaling evolutionary feature ensures that you would never get left behind when new smart technologies arrive in the industry. It’s got a number of advanced features offering you the optimal TV viewing experience. Let’s take a quick look at the features and specifications before we study the model is detail.

Samsung UN65HU8500F Features and Specifications:

  • TV Type: LED Smart TV
  • UHD Up-scaling with 3840 x 2160 Screen Resolution
  • UHD Dimming
  • Precision Black Local Dimming
  • Clear Motion Rate 1200
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
  • Smart Hub with Smart TV Apps
  • Smart Touch Remote
  • Voice Interaction
  • Quad Screen
  • Screen Mirroring
  • 3D Playback
  • Quad Core Processor
  • Instant ON
  • Eco Sensor
  • 20-watt Audio with Dolby and DTS Premium Sound
  • 3 USB and 4 HDMI Input Ports

The UN65HU8500F is one of the high-end feature-heavy Smart TV models available today. The 4K picture quality with UHD up-scaling is its stand-out property. Watching breathtaking 4K pictures on the 65-inch flat screen is an amazing experience that everyone would surely want to have in life. Samsung’s evolutionary UHD up-scaling is completely future-proof so you would never get left behind even when new 4K standards reach the industry. That’s one of the specialties of the brand’s innovative technology. The UHD Dimming helps deliver deeper blacks and brighter whites by precisely scanning a huge amount of zones across the on-screen image. It removes the halo effect and makes the images distortion-free. Similarly, the Precision Black Local Dimming produces optimum blacks and whites for darker and brighter elements on the screen respectively. Result is sharper, clearer and more natural picture display. Like all other high-end models, it includes the Wide Color Enhancer Plus for enhancing the color range and hue level. For smooth and seamless fast motion pictures the TV is programmed with Clear Motion Rate of 1200, which is a unique combination of the effects produced by three vital factors such as frame refresh rate, image processor speed and backlight technology.

Let’s talk about the Smart TV functionalities. The redesigned Smart Touch Remote adds to the beauty of the model. Moreover, it holds a voice detecting microphone that allows you to control your TV functionalities by your voice commands. You can also use the touchpad remote like a computer mouse. To maximize your fun and entertainment the Smart Hub offers you lots of apps, so you can watch your favorite movies, play your favorite games and do what your heart wants. The Quad Core Processor makes content viewing incredibly faster. The Quad Screen facility enables you to split the 65-inch screen into 4 smaller screens and accomplish seamless multitasking on the TV. With the Screen Mirroring feature you can mirror your mobile device’s screen onto the TV screen wirelessly and view the device content on the Smart TV with ease. The Instant ON feature eliminates the warm-up lag, so you no longer have to wait for minutes until the TV becomes ready to deliver the content.

Active 3D playback is another special feature of the TV. The Ultra High Definition and Dimming technologies make 3D content look astoundingly immersive. The Eco Sensor automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen images to match the light intensity in the room. This adds to the strong energy management of the Smart TV.

Coming to the audio, there are two 10-watt speakers programmed with Dolby and DTS Premium Sound, which produce plenty loud sound in the room. To ensure full digital connectivity, the TV has got 3 USB and 4 HDMI input ports. You can connect external devices such as your USB pen-drive and digital camera or Blu-ray player, and view your favorite content on the 65-inch large screen. By using the AnyNet+ functionality you can control up to 12 compatible devices and streamline your device management with ease. gives Samsung UN65HU8500F 4/5 stars.

4 / 5 stars     

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