Updated 31 Aug 2017

Samsung

UA55MU8000

Snapshot: The Samsung UA55MU8000 is a 55" (140cm) HDR TV with WiFi. How good is the picture?

UA55MU8000
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3699

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Test results

Overall score
73
HD picture
?/10
SD picture
?/10
Sound
?/10
Usability
?/10

Good points

  • Very good HD picture quality.
  • OK SD picture quality.
  • Very good sound.
  • Easy to use.
  • Good energy efficiency.
  • Very good SmartTV.
  • Excellent DVR.
  • Excellent EPG.
  • HDR.
  • Ultra-HD TV.
  • Has WiFi.
  • Supports bluetooth.
  • Can record to USB.
  • Has 4 HDMI ports that are easily accessible.
  • Has 3 USB ports that are easily accessible.

But

  • No headphones socket.

How we test TVs

Overall score includes:

HD picture (55%)
SD picture (10%)
Sound quality (10%)
Usability (25%)

Find out more about how we test TVs.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$3699

More test results (/10)

User interface
9.2
Remote
5.6
SmartTV
8.3
Energy efficiency
7.1
DVR
9.1
Electronic Program Guide
9.0

Specifications

Display type
LCD
Screen Size
140cm
Size
55inches
Resolution
3840 x 2160
HxWxD (cm)
79 x 123 x 25
Weight (kg)
17.9

Features

HDR
Yes
4K/UHD
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
WiFi built in
Yes
Internet browser
Yes
Smart TV features
Yes
Can record to USB
Yes

Connections/ports

HDMI
4
Composite RCA
Yes
Component RCA
Yes
Stereo RCA
Yes
Stereo 3.5
No
USB 2.0
3
USB 3.0
No
Ethernet
Yes
Toslink out
Yes
Headphones
No
Analogue AV in
1
HDMI (easy access)
Yes
USB (easy access)
Yes

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Brand reliability

In our 2017 appliance-reliability survey this brand of TV was 94% reliable (the average for TVs was 95%).