Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT Review and Specs

Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT (Italy version)

SCORE:
75

Highlights

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

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Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT Overview

Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT 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. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG.

We give Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT TV 75 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
74
VIDEO FEATURES
82
AUDIO FEATURES
50
OTHER FEATURES
62
CONNECTIVITY
78
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
75

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT.

The TV has strengths such as Color Depth, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, Filmmaker Mode and Bluetooth Audio Playback. And it has weaknesses sush as LED Type, Limited Viewing Angle, no 3D Capability, no Dolby Vision, no Advanced HDR by Technicolor®, no IMAX Enhanced, no AMD Freesync™, no NVidia G-Sync, no 4K HFR, no 2K HFR, no VRR, no HGIG Compatibility, Few Speaker Channels, no Dolby Atmos, DTS Digital Surround, no Active Voice Amplifier, no WiSA Ready and Real Game Enhancer+.

PROS
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
HDR10+ 👍
HLG 👍
Filmmaker Mode 👍
Bluetooth Audio Playback 👍
CONS
LED Type 👎
Limited Viewing Angle 👎
No 3D Capability 👎
No Dolby Vision 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No IMAX Enhanced 👎
No AMD Freesync™ 👎
No NVidia G-Sync 👎
No 4K HFR 👎
No 2K HFR 👎
No VRR 👎
No HGIG Compatibility 👎
Few Speaker Channels 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎
DTS Digital Surround 👎
No Active Voice Amplifier 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎
Real Game Enhancer+ 👎

Selected Features

VA Panel

Samsung UE55TU8500UXZT 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 UE55TU8500UXZT.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
Country VersionItaly
SeriesTU8500
ModelUE55TU8500UXZT
Release Year2020
Size55"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TV
DISPLAY
DesignBoundless
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameUHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorDynamic Crystal Color
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Picture Quality Index2800
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorCrystal Processor 4K
Blacks
Dynamic Black EQ
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Natural Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker Type and ConfigurationDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom Link
Bluetooth Headset Support
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound
Q-Symphony
Dialog Enhancement
Audio Pre-selection Descriptor
Active Voice Amplifier
Adaptive Sound Control Adaptive Sound
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs3
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 2)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CEC Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs2
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet Browser
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Far-Field Interaction
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode Ambient Mode
Decor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode Game Motion Plus
Art Mode
USB HID Support
360 VR
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Time Shift
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 1
SAT Tuner
Analog Tuner
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM Radio
GENERAL
Energy Efficiency ClassA+
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)84 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1230.1 x 705.9 x 57.4 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1230.1 x 793 x 340.4 mm
Stand Size789.2 x 340.4 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1412 x 846 x 168 mm
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand17.2 kg
Weight With Stand19.4 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)23.6 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A
Universal Control Capability for remote

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