Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU Review and Specs
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Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
91

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 UE65RU8000TXXU Overview

Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU was introduced in 2019. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. 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 UE65RU8000TXXU TV 91 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
61
OTHER FEATURES
90
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
91
OVERALL
91

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘
2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi Direct ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth ๐Ÿ‘
Does Not Work with Alexa ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Full-Array Local Dimming ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘Ž
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

VA Panel

Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU 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 UE65RU8000TXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2RU8000
ModelUE65RU8000TXXU
Release Year2019
Size65"
Smart TVโœ”
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDโœ–
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameUHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorDynamic Crystal Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Picture Quality Index2500
VIDEO
3D Capabilityโœ–
HDR10โœ”
HDR10+โœ”
Dolby Visionโœ–
HLGโœ”
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎโœ–
IMAX Enhancedโœ–
AMD Freesyncโ„ขโœ”
NVidia G-Syncโœ–
4K HFRโœ–
2K HFRโœ”
VRRโœ–
HGIG Compatibilityโœ–
Picture ProcessorUHD Engine
UpscalingUHD Upscaling
Blacksโœ–
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz
Black Frame Insertionโœ”
Filmmaker Modeโœ–
Contrast Enhancementโœ” Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Modeโœ”
Depth Enhancementโœ” Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive Pictureโœ–
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker TypeDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating20 W
Multiroom Linkโœ”
Bluetooth Headset Supportโœ”
Dolby Atmosโœ–
Dolby Digitalโœ”
Dolby Digital Plusโœ”
DTS Digital Surroundโœ–
Object Tracking Soundโœ–
Q-Symphonyโœ–
Dialog Enhancementโœ–
Audio Pre-selection Descriptorโœ–
Active Voice Amplifierโœ–
WiSA Readyโœ–
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Inputโœ”
Wi-Fiโœ”
Wi-Fi Directโœ”
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetoothโœ”
Apple Airplayโœ” Airplay 2
Chromecastโœ–
Virtual Assistantโœ” Samsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexaโœ”
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)โœ”
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECโœ” Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)โœ”
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Portsโœ–
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs2
Component Inputsโœ–
Composite Inputsโœ–
RCA Audio Outputsโœ–
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ–
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remoteโœ–
DLNAโœ”
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet Browserโœ”
Voice Commandโœ”
Light Sensorโœ”
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)โœ”
Parental Control (V-Chip)โœ”
Far-Field Interactionโœ–
Teletextโœ”
Picture-In-Pictureโœ”
Closed Captionsโœ”
PVR Functionโœ” Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean Viewโœ”
Ambient Modeโœ–
D้cor Modeโœ–
Motion Detectionโœ–
ConnectShareโ„ขโœ”
Embedded POPโœ”
Real Game Enhancer+โœ–
Game Modeโœ”
Art Modeโœ–
USB HID Supportโœ”
Gallery Modeโœ”
Time Shiftโœ”
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPโœ”
AV1โœ–
AVIโœ”
ASFโœ”
DivXโœ–
Flash Videoโœ”
H.263โœ”
H.264โœ”
H.265โœ”
MKVโœ”
M2TSโœ”
MP4โœ”
MPEG-4โœ”
QuickTimeโœ–
RealVideoโœ–
TSโœ”
VC-1โœ”
VP7โœ”
VP8โœ”
VP9โœ”
VOBโœ”
VROโœ”
WebMโœ”
WMVโœ”
Xvidโœ–
AUDIO FORMATS
AACโœ”
AC4โœ–
AIFFโœ”
ALACโœ”
APEโœ”
aptXโœ–
eAAC+โœ–
EAC3โœ–
FLACโœ”
HE-AACโœ–
LPCMโœ–
M4Aโœ”
MIDIโœ”
MP2โœ–
MP3โœ”
OGGโœ”
RealAudioโœ–
WMAโœ”
WAVโœ”
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPโœ”
GIFโœ”
JPEGโœ”
JPSโœ–
MPOโœ”
PNGโœ”
TUNER
Digital Tunerโœ” 1
SAT Tunerโœ”
Analog Tunerโœ”
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 Radioโœ–
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyA+
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)118 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1456.1 x 836.6 x 59.2 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1456.1 x 900 x 333.7 mm
Stand Size1045.0 x 333.7 mm (Basic)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1611 x 975 x 178 mm
One Connect Boxโœ–
No Gap Wall-Mountโœ–
VESA Wall Mountโœ”
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand25.6 kg
Weight With Stand26.1 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)33.8 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1850A

Successor

The 2019 RU8000 series has a successor - 2020 TU8000 series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.


UPGRADES Samsung UE65TU8000KXXU Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU
Filmmaker Mode โœ” โœ–

DOWNGRADES Samsung UE65TU8000KXXU Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Viewing Angle โœ– Wide Viewing Angle
AMD Freesyncโ„ข โœ– โœ”
2K HFR โœ– โœ”

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model UE65TU8000KXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung UE65RU8000TXXU vs Samsung UE65TU8000KXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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