Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU Review and Specs

Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
67

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • PurColor
  • Crystal Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU Overview

Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 50 Hz/60 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 300 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG.

We give Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU TV 67 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
62
VIDEO FEATURES
74
AUDIO FEATURES
48
OTHER FEATURES
65
CONNECTIVITY
73
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
67

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 TU8000 series is 2019 RU8000 series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU Samsung UE49RU8000TXXU
Filmmaker Mode Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU Samsung UE49RU8000TXXU
AMD Freesyncโ„ข No Yes
2K HFR No Yes

For this comparison we chose 49" version of the predecessor - model UE49RU8000TXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU vs Samsung UE49RU8000TXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
Contrast Ratio ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
Filmmaker Mode ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth Audio Playback ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
Low Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘Ž
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Limited Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 3D Capability ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HGIG Compatibility ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘Ž
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Active Voice Amplifier ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No WiSA Ready ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Real Game Enhancer+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

VA Panel

Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU has a vertical alignment (VA) panel which is most commonly used in LCD TVs as it provides deeper blacks compared to the IPS panel. However, it is still limited with the viewing angle compared to the IPS panel or OLED display.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Samsung UE50TU8000KXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2TU8000
ModelUE50TU8000KXXU
Release Year2020
Size50"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignBoundless
Actual Size (Diagonal)49.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameUHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorPurColor
Viewing AngleNo
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage60%
Brightness200 nits
Peak Brightness300 nits
Contrast Ratio6500โˆถ1
Input Lag10 ms
Picture Quality Index2100
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
AMD Freesyncโ„ขNo
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorCrystal Processor 4K
BlacksNo
Dynamic Black EQNo
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeYes
Natural ModeYes
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementNo
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker TypeDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorYes
Active Voice AmplifierNo
Adaptive Sound ControlYes Adaptive Sound
WiSA ReadyNo
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYes
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs3
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC (Port 2)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)Yes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs2
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsYes
RCA Audio OutputsNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNo
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteNo
DLNAYes
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet BrowserYes
Voice CommandYes
Light SensorYes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)Yes
Parental Control (V-Chip)Yes
Far-Field InteractionNo
TeletextYes
Picture-In-PictureNo
Closed CaptionsYes
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes Ambient Mode
D้cor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShareโ„ขYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes Game Motion Plus
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
360 VRNo
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYes
Time ShiftYes
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPYes
AV1No
AVIYes
ASFYes
DivXNo
Flash VideoYes
H.263Yes
H.264Yes
H.265Yes
MKVYes
M2TSYes
MP4Yes
MPEG-4Yes
QuickTimeNo
RealVideoNo
TSYes
VC-1Yes
VP7Yes
VP8Yes
VP9Yes
VOBYes
VROYes
WebMYes
WMVYes
XvidNo
AUDIO FORMATS
AACYes
AC4No
AIFFYes
ALACYes
APEYes
aptXNo
eAAC+No
EAC3No
FLACYes
HE-AACNo
LPCMNo
M4AYes
MIDIYes
MP2No
MP3Yes
OGGYes
RealAudioNo
WMAYes
WAVYes
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPYes
GIFYes
JPEGYes
JPSNo
MPOYes
PNGYes
TUNER
Digital TunerYes 1
SAT TunerYes
Analog TunerYes
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyA
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)91 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1116.8 x 644.2 x 59.9 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1116.8 x 719.1 x 250.2 mm
Stand Size1009.8 x 250.2 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1264 x 780 x 150 mm
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand11.4 kg
Weight With Stand11.6 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)16 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A+TM1240A
Universal Control Capability for remoteYes

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