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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
Produces relatively deep black levels; mostly accurate color; very good dejudder processing; sleek styling with 1.2-inch thick panel; extensive feature set with Yahoo Widgets, network streaming, and lots of built-in content; energy-efficient.
Excellent picture quality; stunning design; overloaded with features; four HDMI ports.
A plethora of ports. Network streaming. LED backlighting makes the screen brighter than the bridge of the Enterprise.
Fabulous picture quality. Sumptuous ultra-thin design. Connections and features galore. Surprisingly cheap by LED standards
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
Expensive, Greyscale has a few flaws in depiction
Expensive; less uniform screen than other LCDs; poor off-angle viewing; lower contrast in dark scenes; shiny screen can cause reflections in bright rooms; benefits of 240Hz difficult to discern; scarce analog video inputs.
Expensive; glossy panel not suited for bright rooms.
Its not "WiFi ready" if it requires a separate adapter. No Netflix streaming, but Samsung has hinted that its on the way. Picture quality drops sharply with viewing angle. Crappy remote hampers navigation. Pricey.
Sound is a bit weak. Viewing angle could be better
By eTech Reviews on February 07, 2011
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 June 01, 2010
Unless you plan on using this TV in a dark theater room you may want to look at something...88
By PC Authority on February 25, 2010
The performance is as good as the styling - what more is there to say?...100
By BCCHardware on February 21, 2010
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...90
By Tech Digest on February 01, 2010
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...80
By HDTVorg on January 18, 2010
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...92
By EISA on January 01, 2010
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 December 23, 2009
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...80
By Stuff NZ on December 22, 2009
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 December 11, 2009
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...-