Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA Review and Specs

Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
66

Highlights

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

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Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA Overview

Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA 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 UN65TU8000FXZA TV 66 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
62
VIDEO FEATURES
74
AUDIO FEATURES
48
OTHER FEATURES
57
CONNECTIVITY
74
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
66

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 UN65TU8000FXZA Samsung UN65RU8000FXZA
Filmmaker Mode Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA Samsung UN65RU8000FXZA
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Viewing Angle No Wide Viewing Angle
AMD Freesyncโ„ข No Yes
2K HFR No Yes

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the predecessor - model UN65RU8000FXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA vs Samsung UN65RU8000FXZA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
Contrast Ratio ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
Filmmaker Mode ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth Audio Playback ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
Low Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘Ž
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Limited Viewing Angle 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 AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HGIG Compatibility 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
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

VA Panel

Samsung UN65TU8000FXZA 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 UN65TU8000FXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2TU8000
ModelUN65TU8000FXZA
Release Year2020
Size65"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignBoundless
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameUHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorPurColor
Viewing AngleNo
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage60%
Brightness200 nits
Peak Brightness300 nits
Contrast Ratio6500โˆถ1
Input Lag10 ms
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
AMD Freesyncโ„ขNo
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorCrystal Processor 4K
BlacksNo
Dynamic Black EQNo
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency120Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeYes
Natural ModeYes
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementNo
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker TypeDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorYes
Active Voice AmplifierNo
Adaptive Sound ControlYes Adaptive Sound
WiSA ReadyNo
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYes
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs3
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC (Port 2)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)Yes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsYes
RCA Audio OutputsNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNo
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteYes
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
TeletextNo
Picture-In-PictureNo
Closed CaptionsYes
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes Ambient Mode
D้cor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShareโ„ขYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes Game Motion Plus
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
360 VRNo
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYes
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 1
SAT TunerNo
Analog TunerYes
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)No
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Power Supply110 -120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)75 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)57.1" x 32.7" x 2.4"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)57.1" x 35.7" x 11.1"
Stand Size2.6" x 7.9" x 11.1"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)63.2" x 37.9" x 7.2"
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand45.4 lbs
Weight With Stand46.1 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)63.1 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A (Black)
Universal Control Capability for remoteYes

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