Samsung UE55NU8500LXXN Review and Specs

Samsung UE55NU8500LXXN (Netherlands version)

SCORE:
69

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • Dynamic Crystal Color
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • UHD Engine Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Samsung UE55NU8500LXXN Overview

Samsung UE55NU8500LXXN was introduced in 2018. It has a 4200R LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 1000 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG. AMD Freesyncโ„ข allows TV to display variable refresh rate during gaming and its powerful UHD Engine picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give Samsung UE55NU8500LXXN TV 69 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
68
VIDEO FEATURES
74
AUDIO FEATURES
32
OTHER FEATURES
77
CONNECTIVITY
63
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
69

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UE55NU8500LXXN.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
Contrast Ratio ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘
2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
LED Type 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 NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HGIG Compatibility ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Filmmaker Mode 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 UE55NU8500LXXN 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 UE55NU8500LXXN.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryNetherlands
Series 2NU8500
ModelUE55NU8500LXXN
Release Year2018
Size55"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignSlim
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignCurved
Curvature4200R
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Backlight NameUltra Slim Array
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorDynamic Crystal Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage70%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage90%
Brightness500 nits
Peak Brightness1000 nits
Contrast Ratio4500โˆถ1
Minimum Response Time5 ms
Input Lag10 ms
Picture Quality Index2700
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeHDR 1000
AMD Freesyncโ„ขYes
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRYes
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorUHD Engine
UpscalingUHD Upscaling
BlacksNo
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeNo
Depth EnhancementYes Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.1
Speaker TypeDownfiring + Fronfiring
Speaker Power Rating40 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementNo
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorNo
Active Voice AmplifierNo
WiSA ReadyNo
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantYes Samsung Bixby
Works with AlexaNo
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)Yes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs3
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsNo
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-PictureYes
Closed CaptionsYes
PVR FunctionYes Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeNo
D้cor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShareโ„ขYes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
Gallery ModeYes
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 2
SAT TunerYes
Analog TunerYes
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyA
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)99 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.3 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1225.2 x 710.5 x 97.2 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1225.2 x 789.6 x 337.7 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1425 x 852 x 184 mm
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand17.7 kg
Weight With Stand19.50 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)24.40 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1850A

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