Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG Review and Specs

Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG (German version)

SCORE:
77

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 UE65RU8009UXZG Overview

Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG 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 Freesync™ 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 UE65RU8009UXZG TV 77 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
79
VIDEO FEATURES
82
AUDIO FEATURES
31
OTHER FEATURES
75
CONNECTIVITY
75
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
77

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG.

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

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

Selected Features

VA Panel

Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG 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 UE65RU8009UXZG.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
Country VersionGermany
SeriesRU8009
ModelUE65RU8009UXZG
Release Year2019
Size65"
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 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 AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Picture Quality Index2500
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 ProcessorUHD Engine
UpscalingUHD Upscaling
Blacks
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker Type and ConfigurationDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating20 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
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual Assistant Samsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
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
PVR Function Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode
Decor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode
Art Mode
USB HID Support
Gallery Mode
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 HD
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/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)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 x 333.7 mm (Basic)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1611 x 975 x 178 mm
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (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
WARRANTY
Warranty2 Years

Successor

The 2019 RU8009 series has a successor - 2020 TU8079 series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung GU65TU8079UXZG Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG
Filmmaker Mode

DOWNGRADES Samsung GU65TU8079UXZG Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle
AMD Freesync™
2K HFR

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model GU65TU8079UXZG. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung UE65RU8009UXZG vs Samsung GU65TU8079UXZG where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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