Updated 31 Aug 2017

Samsung

UA65MU8000SXNZ

Snapshot: The Samsung UA65MU8000SXNZ is a 55" (140cm) HDR TV with WiFi. How good is the picture?

UA65MU8000SXNZ
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3699

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Test results

Overall score
70
HD picture
?/10
SD picture
?/10
Sound
?/10
Usability
?/10

Good points

  • Good HD picture quality.
  • Good SD picture quality.
  • Very good sound.
  • Easy to use.
  • OK energy efficiency.
  • Excellent SmartTV.
  • Good DVR.
  • Good 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%), made up of User Interface, Remote, and Smart TV scores

Prices are based on a July 2018 survey.

Find out more about how we test TVs.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$3699

More test results (/10)

User interface
8.5
Remote
5.6
SmartTV
9.2
Energy efficiency
6.9
Ultra-HD picture
not tested
Electronic Program Guide
7.5

Specifications

Display type
LCD
Screen Size
140cm
Size
55inches
Resolution
3840 x 2160
HxWxD (cm)
92 x 145 x 30
Weight (kg)
25.5

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

More Info

Brand reliability

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