Samsung TV Reviews 2018
Celebrating a decade of global market dominance in a hotly contested terrain, Samsung is relentless in its quest to beat consumers’ expectations. As a brand driven by a determination to take its place in every home, Samsung continually pushes the bounds of creativity and has been rewarded with a market share of 28.0% entering into 2017. Having its nose in front of the pack in the intensely competitive global TV market certainly counts for a lot!
Other Brands – How Samsung Stacks up Against the Competition
Despite Samsung’s current pre-eminence in the TV market, its competitors are fighting back with features of their own. Against fast-rising Vizio, Samsung is rated higher in screen size, display technology, display resolution, image quality, audio quality, smart TV options and physical size but losing ground to Vizio in terms of ports and pricing. Against other brands including LG, Sony and Panasonic, the Samsung brand still stands out with its reputation for high image quality and Tizen powered Smart TV features. In the price wars, Samsung is also losing the price battle as it maintains an average to high price range in comparison with the lower priced Vizio and Panasonic.
What Samsung Brings to the Table
These are just a tip of the iceberg for a brand with an unusual desire to extend creativity to its limits.
Smart TVPowered by its Tizen operating system interface, the term ‘Smart TV’ has almost become synonymous with the Samsung brand, gradually becoming a staple feature after being introduced initially.
Curved DesignTouted as providing an immersive viewing experience, Samsung holds the distinction of introducing this design to the TV world, leading its competitors to swift adoption thereafter.
Gaming without ConsoleTaking its design culture to another level, you will get to play your favorite games without having to use a console.
Samsung TVs Lineup Overview
- Q* – 2017 High-end QLED TVs
- M* – 2017 Low/Mid-range TVs
- K* – 2016
- J* – 2015
- H* – 2014
- F* – 2013
What’s new in 2017
When it comes to televisions, Samsung has always been leading the innovation. During 2017, Samsung is looking forward to launch some innovative and exciting televisions to the market. They were unveiled recently at the CES 2017.
In 2017, Samsung is looking forward to launch their latest QLED lineup. With the QLED technology, Samsung will be able to deliver lifelike pictures for the users. These televisions will be provided with superb and stylish designs as well. Here is a list of some of the best technologies that you can expect in the televisions with QLED technology.
People who visited the Samsung booth at CSE 2017 were impressed to see the 65 inch Q8C televisions and flat Q9F 88 inch television. They delivered HDR content to the users along with stunning visuals. The people who walked into the booth were also impressed by the all-around designs of the televisions. Samsung has paid attention to detail when designing these TVs to deliver a unique experience to their customers. The gravity TV stands, optical cable features and striking easel are some features to prove the above mentioned fact.
As mentioned earlier, the Samsung QLED TVs are in a position to give life to real like pictures through Q picture technology. This has been achieved by upgrading the quantum dots. This has increased energy efficiency and durability of these televisions as well. At CSE 2017, guests were provided with the opportunity to compare the purity of colors by displaying live video obtained from a nearby HDR camera. In addition, a moving display was mounted to one of the walls inside Samsung booth. This gave life to a 45 degree side to side show. People were excited to see how the same picture quality is offered from different viewing angels. Guests were also allowed to experience how the amplified brightness levels delivered from QLED televisions would look like. In fact, it is in a position to deliver a realistic experience for the people who use the television to play games, watch live TV or enjoy movies. They also had a 8K television in the booth.
With the introduction of QLED televisions, Samsung has also delivered some exciting improvements to the smart hub. Q smart technology is smart enough to figure out the preferences of users and provide them with personal recommendations. For example, a sports fan using one of these QLED televisions would never miss his favorite games.
Optical cables are in a position to create a tremendous impact on the picture quality offered by televisions. People were able to experience it with the Q Style technology at the Samsung booth. In fact, Samsung delivered before and after scenes using a rotating stage, which helped people to get a clear understanding about the difference in between them.
Most of the 15 TV series introduced by Samsung in 2016 are backed by the HDR technology and feature the Ultra HD 4K resolution. It does not end there as its Super UHD (SUHD) TVs use the groundbreaking cadmium-free, 10-bit Quantum dot display technology to give consumers uncommon, real-life picture quality. Used to bezels on TVs? None appears on Samsung’s 2016 TVs as its curved design gains more popularity. Refocusing the TV as center of the home has also been made possible with its adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) hub technology enabling the TV to become the controller for the smart home. If you are a big fan of 3D, expect to be disappointed as the brand is phasing out 3D TVs in favor of its newer 4K HDR models.
Let us browse you thru our Samsung TV series reviews and help to choose the best TV models of 2016.
Best Samsung TVs 2017/2018
Best Samsung QLED TV
Samsung QN55Q8C is another big television product offered by Samsung in 2017. This QLED TV sits in between the top end of Q9F and Q7F which are both impressive televisions in several ways. Having such things in mind, it is not surprising to know that this 55 inch Samsung Q8C TV is also filled with only the best kind of features and benefits that you may never find from other televisions offered in the market.
Samsung Q8C has silver and black frame with thinner edges. It is primarily mounted in a metallic bar stand that helps create an airy and lighter feel. This is a well-made television with attractive and sturdy look that is very appealing to the eye. This television is primarily supplied with two sets of remote controls that you would definitely love.
One of the most significant features of Samsung QN55Q8C is its QLED technology. This feature is essential to enhance the established dot quantum approach of this television towards reproduction of the color within its metallic casing. It has also very smart interface which is presented well.
Main pros are – Excellently watchable especially in ambient lights; Exceptionally bright having colorful and impressive type of HDR pictures or images and Pretty impressive design.
What more can you ask for? Samsung QN55Q8C is considered to be the perfect television for you. Despite the fact that it is offered at a bit expensive price, you’re assured that this will never give you any problem at all.Samsung Q8C Review
Best High End Samsung TV
When it comes to the innovational new designs of curved TVs, the Samsung MU8500 gives a huge step forward. It doesn’t just offer you a curved 65 inch screen with a 4k resolution but new more features that will give you the best television experience you can have nowadays.
What makes this TV so special and convenient is that you get the latest features of the best-curved TVs in the market for a really affordable price. Is like having a cinema in your room or living room.
Realistic Contrast – the Samsung MU8500 gives you the best contrast experience by intensifying the blacks and the light colors on the screen. This feature allows you to appreciate more details in the image. Even when the image is almost entirely black, you can see the different details in the black shades reaching a realism that will surprise you.
Premium UHD – there are plenty of 4k TVs available in the market today; however, not all of them can offer you Premium UHD. This is the latest improvement in color brought to you by Samsung. It gives you up to a billion more shades of colors than the majority of 4k TVs today.
Get Rid of the Cable Mess – with the Samsung Clean Cable Solution, you don’t have to worry anymore about messy wires crossing all over your living room. Now with the routing cords placed on the base of your TV, you will be able to organize your space better to connect different devices to your TV and, most importantly, clutter-free.
OneRemote – oneRemote is one of the latest improvements on Samsung TVs that allows you to control all the devices connected to your TV with just one controller (compatible devices only). This is the perfect feature to get the benefits of many controllers in one.Samsung MU8500 Review
Great 55 Inch Samsung TV for Gaming
Samsung is bringing different smart TVs in the market with lots of new features. The Samsung UN55MU6500 is one of the new HD smart TV of them. This is a curved 55’ inch TV which you can use for enjoying movies, sports, playing games and other functions. Its curved design provides a sharp and clear image. Its picture quality is suitable to use even in a dark room. Unlike other flat smart TVs, it has better viewing angle.
The MU6500 look is better than other 6 series of Samsung. It comes with a stand, and you can also use the included tools for wall mount. It has a 1.7 cm border, and the maximum thickness is 8.8 cm. It is stylish and sturdy. Though most of the parts are made of plastic, there is no complain from the customers.
If you are bored of normal image qualities of your previous LED TV, then just move to this one. It provides 4k resolution image and a perfect viewing angle. No matter if you are using in a dark room, the native contrast ratio with 5000:1 and excellent black uniformity provide the best color contrast. Planning to hangout with friends by watching your favorite sports? Then this is the ideal TV for you. It doesn’t have the annoying reflection problem.
The Samsung MU6500 can display most input signals, including HDR. There are 3 HDMI and 2 USB ports included in it. Also available audio out and analog audio out with 3.5 mm. You can connect your gaming station with it for playing different types of high-resolution games. All cords and tools are included.
This Samsung TV has built with the android operating system. Users can directly browse the web through the TV. Also, any android apps can be installed in it. Easy to control with its multifunction remote control.Samsung MU6500 Review
Best Affordable Samsung TV 2017
MU6300 is the 4K HDR LED TV developed by Samsung. Just like its predecessor the company has focused on improving the HDR quality of the product. It is available in 6 different screen sizes. It has been developed with the HDR pro engine that works with 10 formats only. Apart from the HDR technology, it comes with the premium certification which means that you are allowed to play the HDR 10 videos. There are a few specifications that do not meet the required standards. The coverage of the screen is good but it seems to be a bit saturated.
Samsung MU6300 has the motion rate 120 technology to help you enjoy the fast-moving images and the best picture quality. In future, there are chances that MU6300 will undergo a software upgrade to provide the customers with better results. It is known for the remarkable black levels and the contrast ratio.
The color handling of the TV is good and so you will be able to experience everything with perfect details. It is good gaming TV because you will be able to enjoy all the games with the best graphics. It can be used as a PC monitor because of the perfect size and quality of the TV. The overall performance of MU6300 is fine and you will not have to deal with the motion blur. The connectivity of the product is amazing. The only drawback in the product is that some aspects of the motion interpolation are not attractive.Samsung MU6300 Review
Still great, but less expensive TVs 2016
What can you expect from the seven Samsung KU6300 TVs? Expect flawless natural color in visual images. Such high frame rate the bullets you see in an old content Superman or Western re-run will be crisp and with little noticeable motion blur. Expect no input lag in images coming across the screen making this ideal for video game playing and sport viewing.
For those who like the idea of having an ‘at home’ home theater with big screen there are ample screen sizes to choose from without needing to sacrifice other necessary features to a quality TV viewing experience just to keep costs down. KU6300s are all easy on the budget for what the consumer receives.
Smart TV technology that will make your TV screen a PC monitor where you access Amazon shopping, Netflix movies and YouTube learning videos. All Samsung KU6300 model TVs are simply intuitive and very user-friendly!Samsung KU6300 Review
Best Affordable Picture Quality
Opting for a TV from Samsung’s KS8500 series means choosing an electronic that is high quality and modern, capable of providing a gorgeous display for TV and movie watching and providing great motion quality and intricate details for playing video games.
The simplistic design of the KS8500 model is stylish and versatile for a variety of different home settings. Best of all, this TV offers very little, if any, reflection no matter how bright or dark the room is. No matter the lighting in the room, the quality of the TV is not altered in color. The beauty of this television is that it provides features for everyone from the ability to offer the perfect display for watching to providing up-to-date features such as a smart remote, best-of-the-best apps, and great Internet browsing. Even with a higher initial cost, the Samsung KS8500 series will not disappoint.Samsung KS8500 Review
Samsung’s KS8000 series has a lot to offer from a screen capable of producing high quality and outstanding color to a voice command smart remote different from many televisions on the market. Out of other flat screen TVs, this model tends to the every needs of consumers when it comes to both physical appearance and the way it displays pictures on the screen.
The modern appearance of this model can be appreciated for its sleek, clean, and thin appearance. Movie watchers and gamers will enjoy the fact that the Samsung KS8000 series offers a thin border to ensure a larger screen for viewing. Besides a phenomenal appearance, KS8000 televisions offer popular apps, quick Internet, and the ability to prevent reflections on the screen when watching are also important and extra features consumers will love. Despite the fairly high cost for KS8000 series TVs, every cent is worth it for amazing features.Samsung KS8000 Review
Best Cheap Samsung TV
A more affordable yet exceptional Samsung TV model can be found within the KU7500 series. This option provides the utmost UHD TV-watching experience thanks to a beautiful set of colors with Samsung’s Active Crystal Color, a curved screen to offer an immersive experience for watchers, and a variety of smart features in addition to many applications to choose from social media to streaming to games. While this model doesn’t provide quite as many HDR features present in other Samsung models or in other companies’ 4K TV models. However, with a more affordable cost for the Samsung KU7500, consumers can easily let this factor slide.
General TV and movie watching are amazing with the Samsung KU7500 due to a loud and high-quality sound system not necessary to opt for an external sound source and due to gorgeous imaging overall. Those looking for a decently priced model with a clean, curved appearance with many modern specs will instantly fall in love with the Samsung KU7500.Samsung KU7500 Review
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