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Samsung 55NU8000 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of Samsung 55NU8000 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and price are generally positive. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 55NU8000 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

Samsung UN55NU8000FXZA


Samsung's NU8000 series of 4K HDR LED TVs offer a premium design, plenty of connected features, and a wide color range, but disappointing contrast.

Stylish. Lots of smart TV features including Bixby voice assistant. Bright panel.

Mediocre black levels and contrast ratio. Expensive for the performance. No analog video connections.

Samsung's NU8000 TVs pack a stylish design with plenty of connected features and a very bright panel, but lag behind in terms of contrast performance due to mediocre black levels. The 55-inch model we tested is generally a strong TV when considered on...

May, 2018

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Great feature, great sound


I bought this 2 weeks ago and till now im happy, would see what is gonna be next

Dec, 2018

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Great for gaming and videos


Bought this tv 2 weeks ago and it is great especially for gaming. Ps4 pro and pc looks awsome. Game motion plus feature is the best. Very good imput lag as well.

Dec, 2018

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Great picture, good sound, super fast!


Have been using for a few weeks now, spent a bit of time setting up picture settings etc, and once you do the 4k is stunning, colours are great. The msart features and menus are nice and quick as well.

Dec, 2018

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Excellent top quality product


This is a really great TV, I'm really happy with it, and pleased that I got this through Richer Sounds too, as you get excellent service and total ease of purchase.

Dec, 2018

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Great TV


I have had tv for 2 weeks now & really enjoying watching & using it. Easy setup & great picture hooked up to my Sky Q box. Use a good quality hdmi cable. I tried a few cheaper options Amazon basics cable & other cheaper Amazon market place cables...

Dec, 2018

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Great picture


This is the second time I've bought a Samsung TV and I can recommend them in terms of picture quality. The tv speakers don't really do justice to the picture, you really need a sound bar otherwise you have to have the volume turned up to max but I...

Dec, 2018

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We now have this installed for a couple of weeks. Couldn't be more pleased. Sound and picture first class. Price was very competitive and advice and service from Richer Sound made the purchase s thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Dec, 2018

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Value for quality


"I bought this TV as a replacement for my 6 year old philips 50" flat screen. It still worked great and I thought it had a great picture. But, all I can say is WOW, what a TV for the price. The picture quality is beyond reproach. Crisp clear and...

Dec, 2018

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"this TV is amazing the picture is unbelievable, i wish i got a bigger size."

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:2.1
Auto volume leveler:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Multiroom audio technology:Samsung Multiroom Link
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:40


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
Energy Star certified:Y


4 sides bezel-less design:Y
Boundless 360° design:Y
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
LED indicators:Y
On/off switch:Y
Product colour:Black / Black, Silver
VESA mounting:Y
Year of production:2018


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Colour depth:10
Display diagonal:138.7 / 139.7
Display diagonal (metric):138
Display number of colours:1.073 billion colours
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-Lit LED
Motion interpolation technology:Motion Rate 240 / Picture Quality Index 2100 / PQI (Picture Quality Index) 2500
Native refresh rate:60
Screen format adjustments:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9, Auto
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160 / 640 x 480 (VGA),800 x 600 (SVGA),1024 x 768 (XGA),1280 x 720 (HD 720),1440 x 900 (WXGA+),1600 x 900,1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+),1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),2560 x 1440,3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p


On/off switch:Y
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management features

Auto power off:Y
ECO mode:Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):Y
Number of OSD languages:27 / 3
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:English, Spanish, French
On/Off timer:Y
Sleep timer:Y
Smart modes:Movie, Natural
Voice Control:Y
Voice guide:Y


Ethernet LAN:Y
Web Browser:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Dimming type:Supreme UHD Dimming

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Mounting kit:Y
Quick installation guide:Y
Remote control type:TM1850A / TM1890A

Packaging Data

Package depth:167 / 167.6
Package height:848 / 848.4 / 852
Package Type:Box
Package weight:24.2 / 24.8 / 25.5
Package width:1407 / 1407.2 / 1432


4K Ultra HD upscaling:Y
Auto Depth Enhancer:N / Y
ConnectShare (HDD):Y
ConnectShare (USB):Y
Digital Clean View:Y
Dimming type:Supreme UHD Dimming / UHD Dimming
Extended PVR:Y
Game mode:Y
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
High Dynamic Range Plus (HDR Plus):Y
Image formats supported:BMP,JPEG,JPG,MPO,PNG
Instant On:Y
Local Dimming:Y
MBR support:Y
Nano Crystal Color:Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Auto Motion Plus / Samsung Auto Motion Plus,Samsung Contrast Enhancer / Samsung Auto Motion Plus,Samsung Contrast Enhancer,Samsung UHD Up-Scailing
Plug and Play:Y
Processor Cores:4
Subtitles function:Y
Teletext function:Y
USB Recording:Y
Video formats supported:AVI,MKV,MP4
Voice Control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface (CI):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.4
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
RS-232C ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 120 / 110/120 / 220 - 240
Annual energy consumption:137
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):145 / 165
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):65 / 99

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) version:1.0 / 2 / 2.1
Internet TV:Y
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart modes:Movie, Natural / Natural
Smart TV:Y

Technical Details

Audio codecs:MPEG1 Audio Layer 3, AAC, FLAC (2-channel), Vorbis (2-channel), WMA, wav, midi, ape, AIFF, ALAC
Dolby technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Light sensor:Y

TV tuner

Auto channel search:Y
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C,DVB-S,DVB-S2,DVB-T,DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 HD
Supported TV bands:DTV
Tuner type:Analog / Analog & Digital
Twin Tuner:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:54.9 / 55.9 / 56
Depth (with stand):322 / 322.6 / 332.6
Height :710.7 / 711 / 711.2
Height (with stand):787 / 787.1 / 787.4
Weight with stand:18.9
Width:1226.8 / 1227 / 1227.1
Width (with stand):1226.8 / 1227 / 1227.1