Samsung UN55B8000

  • Samsung UN55B8000
87
Based on 27 scores, 42 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    17
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • The thin design, loads of display features and overall good quality picture are all standout features.
  • Build Quality, Features, Color Reproduction, Availability, Smooth Video Playback
  • Great looks, very sleek design, Colors look awesome, quite accurate and vibrant, Good number of features

Cons:

  • The TV fades out quite a bit when in well lit rooms or is viewed from the side.
  • Price, Poor Contrast, Off Angle Picture Quality, Value

Expert reviews and ratings

By eTech Reviews on

Samsung UN55B8000 belongs to Samsung’s repertoire of the edge-lit LED based LCDs TVs and the company is calling it LED TVs. The UNB8000 series is different from the cheaper siblings due to the 240Hz processing and if you wondering if this feature...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

Unless you plan on using this TV in a dark theater room you may want to look at something...

By PC Authority on 100

The performance is as good as the styling - what more is there to say?...

By BCCHardware on 90

Bigger is better when it comes to TVs and the more I use 50"+ units, the more I like them. The 55" LED lit LCD TV from Samsung is a nice improvement over traditional CCFL lit LCDs and the color setup and lighting uniformity on this unit is very...

By Tech Digest on 80

Samsung's UE40B8000 is so slim that you half expect it to have just strut off of a catwalk in Milan and into your living room. Despite being only 29.9 mm thick, it manages to house all of its electronics, including a TV tuner, 200Hz Motion Plus...

By HDTVorg on 92

With their LED equipped screens you get the feeling that Samsung are pushing LCD technology to extreme; an extreme that is however, with a few minor glitches, producing some of the best pictures we have seen from any TV. While there are those that...

By EISA on

European Webmedia-TV 2009-2010 -> Samsung UE46B8000Television enters new dimensions of entertainment with Samsung’s ultra-slim UE46B8000 edge-lit LED-backlight LCD display. Today’s customers look for high grade picture quality and stylish...

By 5FWD on 80

Theres no denying the stylishness of this super-skinny telly, and its not a shabby performer on the picture front either. Its substandard sonic performance is a disappointment, though.Best offers for the Samsung UE40B8000 Laskys...

By Stuff NZ on

I was watching a movie on Samsung's Series 8000 LED television when I heard crying from the main lounge. It was my television, packing a sad because I was showing the shiny new Samsung more attention than it. How could I not? The Samsung LED made my...

By HDTV Reviews on

Samsung’s decision not to release a local-dimming variant of their much-advertised “LED TVs” in the United Kingdom this year meant that the B8000 range remains the flagship model on top of their pile of LED-based LCD televisions. Like...

By AVRev on

The UN46B8000 is a 46” LED backlit LCD television from Samsung that offers – among other things – edge based LED backlighting, impressive energy efficiency and a slick, slim design.Samsung’s 46” Series 8 television stands...

By Electronicsme on 80

If you haven't seen an LED TV, you owe it to yourself to visit the electronics store just to see one. The image quality is truly outstanding, and this unit is better than most of the competition at this price. Make no mistake - the technology is...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

A great LED TV, if a tad on the pricey...

By Home Cinema Choice on

Samsung has rapidly (in the last few years, at least) taken over the flatscreen market with its LCD TVs. But, just as everybody else was catching up, the company has further flexed its technology muscles with its LED-backlit panels, and therefore...

By TweakNews on

After over a month and a half of daily use, the Samsung UN55B8000 can be summed up as a mixed bag of great and not so great characteristics. The first thing to mention and the distinguishing feature is the 1.2 inch depth profile. There is no...

By Dev Hardware on

If you can afford its high price tag, the Samsung UN46B8000 is a nice addition to any entertainment center. Its design is hard to beat, and the interactive features add a new dimension to the television viewing...

By Home Entertainment Mag on

This thing is gorgeous, and I haven’t even turned it on yet. Über-thin—I think it’s two dimensional. Amazingly, the attractiveness of this set is only one of its claims to fame. The UN46B8000 uses LED side lighting, which means...

By Here's How on

Priced at $4,500, this 55-inch television is drop-dead gorgeous. The ultra-thin cabinet features an updated version of Samsung's Touch of Colour...

By Tech2 on 70

Performance As a ritual we slid in our test material first, with the grayscale being the first test. In higher IRE whites, that is, in bright shades of grey, we saw a slight coloration, a warmer tinge. There is no blooming in high whites, and overall...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 90

Next time you're at a large consumer electronics retailer, find the higher quality Samsung TVs, walk around to their sides and have a close look. Or even a distant look, for there is nothing subtle about what you will see. These TVs are thin.Not a...