Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Review and Specs

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
89
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Highlights

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

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA 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 UN55TU8000FXZA TV 89 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
88
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
78
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
91
OVERALL
89

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA.

PROS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HDR10+
👍   HLG
👍   Filmmaker Mode
👍   Bluetooth Audio Playback
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth
👍   Works with Alexa
CONS
👎   LED Type
👎   No Full-Array Local Dimming
👎   Limited Viewing Angle
👎   No Dolby Vision
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No Dolby Atmos
👎   DTS Digital Surround
👎   No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

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 UN55TU8000FXZA vs Samsung UN55RU8000FXZA
Filmmaker Mode vs

DOWNGRADES Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA vs Samsung UN55RU8000FXZA
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz vs 100 Hz/120 Hz
Viewing Angle vs Wide Viewing Angle
AMD Freesync™ vs
2K HFR vs

For this comparison we chose 55" version of the predecessor - model UN55RU8000FXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA vs Samsung UN55RU8000FXZA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

VA Panel

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA 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.

Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2TU8000
ModelUN55TU8000FXZA
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 TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameUHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorPurColor
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage60%
Brightness200 nits
Peak Brightness300 nits
Contrast Ratio6500∶1
Input Lag10 ms
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 Frequency120Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Natural Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker TypeDownfiring
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 ) Inputs1
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
Dcor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode Game Motion Plus
Art Mode
USB HID Support
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
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
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
FM Radio
GENERAL
Power Supply110 -120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)60 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 27.8" x 2.4"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 30.8" x 9.9"
Stand Size3" x 7.6" x 9.9"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)54.6" x 33.2" x 6.2"
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand30.6 lbs
Weight With Stand31.3 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)43 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A (Black)
Universal Control Capability for remote

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