Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA Review and Specs

Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
69

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 UN82RU8000FXZA Overview

Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA 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 UN82RU8000FXZA TV 69 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
71
VIDEO FEATURES
74
AUDIO FEATURES
29
OTHER FEATURES
65
CONNECTIVITY
72
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
69

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA.

PROS
High Resolution 👍
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 👎
No Filmmaker Mode 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎
DTS Digital Surround 👎
No Active Voice Amplifier 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎
Real Game Enhancer+ 👎
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) 👎

Selected Features

VA Panel

Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA 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 UN82RU8000FXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2RU8000
ModelUN82RU8000FXZA
Release Year2019
Size82"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)81.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameUHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorDynamic Crystal Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®No
IMAX EnhancedNo
AMD Freesync™Yes
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRYes
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorUHD Engine
UpscalingUHD Upscaling
BlacksNo
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementYes Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker TypeDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating20 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementNo
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorNo
Active Voice AmplifierNo
WiSA ReadyNo
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantYes Samsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
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 InputsNo
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-PictureYes
Closed CaptionsYes
PVR FunctionYes Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeNo
Dcor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShare™Yes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
Gallery ModeYes
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)112 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.4 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)72.4" x 41.4" x 2.4"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)72.4" x 43.9" x 15.1"
Stand Size1.0" x 10.1" x 15.1"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)80.3" x 48.2" x 10.2"
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand103.8 lbs
Weight With Stand105.8 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)135.6 lbs
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 UN85TU8000FXZA Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA
Filmmaker Mode Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung UN85TU8000FXZA Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Viewing Angle No Wide Viewing Angle
AMD Freesync™ No Yes
2K HFR No Yes

For this comparison we chose 85" version of the successor - model UN85TU8000FXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung UN82RU8000FXZA vs Samsung UN85TU8000FXZA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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