Samsung UN55D8000 55" Smart Led TV Reviews and SpecsDescription:

Samsung Smart TVs allow you to easily search for movies, TV shows, browse the web, explore Samsung apps, chat with friends and find many other types of new interactive TV content. Samsung Apps is a growing collection of premium apps specifically built for your TV that connects you to your favorite digital content such as movies from Netflix or Blockbuster, TV shows from Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, Next Level sports information from ESPN, Music from Pandora, and social updates from Facebook or Twitter. The Samsung LED 8000 series also includes a Full Web Browser to navigate the internet, a Search All feature so you can find videos via apps or other connected devices and a recommendation engine which suggests movies you might like from your Video-On-Demand services. Samsung Smart TVs allow your digital experiences to converge on a brilliant HD screen.


1. Samsung UN55D8000 By Cnet

The Samsung UND8000 LED-based LCD TV shows the company’s considerable technological know-how being brought to bear on a simple design goal: to make the “TV” itself disappear as much as possible when turned on, leaving nothing but the picture. The design is a spectacular success, conveying a look in person that will command attention and be worth the exceedingly high price to a certain subset of buyers with cash to burn. And despite its compact dimensions the UND8000 also manages to squeeze in more features than just about any TV we’ve ever reviewed.

2. Samsung UN55D8000 LED LCD HDTV -First Review By HDGuru

Samsung’s 2011 D8000 LED LCD is their top of the line series, offering the most features and highest performance of any of their 2011 LCD models. The 55-inch, 240 Hz refresh rate design provides excellent screen brightness with outstanding energy efficiency.  New for 2011 is an LED dimming circuit Samsung calls “micro dimming” for deep blacks, a QWERTY remote control, built-in Internet browser, updated graphic user interface and improved 2D and 3D performance claims.


  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Part Number:UN55D8000


  • Product type LED-LCD
  • Diagonal size 55 in


  • Technology LED-LCD ,
  • LCD backlight technology LED Backlight technology
  • 3D Technology Yes
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Display format 1080p
  • Refresh rate 240 Hz
  • Image aspect ratio 16:9
  • Progressive Scan Progressive scanning (line doubling)
  • Widescreen Widescreen
  • Dynamic contrast ratio 25000000:1
  • HDCP compatible Yes

TV Tuner

  • TV tuner presence Yes
  • HDTV Tuner Yes
  • Digital TV tuner ATSC,
  • Secondary audio program (SAP) Yes


  • Sound output mode Stereo
  • Surround mode Yes
  • Sound effects SRS TheaterSound
  • Total output power 20 Watt
  • Speakers 2 speakers
  • Speaker system speaker type Right/left channel speaker
  • Additional features Auto Volume Leveller (AVL),
    Bottom mounted
  • Speaker form factor Built-in
  • RMS output power 10 Watt
  • Speaker system speaker qty 2

Network & Internet Multimedia

  • Connectivity Wireless,
  • Connectivity protocols Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Internet streaming services Samsung Smart TV

Convenience Features

  • Closed captioning Yes
  • Parental channel lock Yes
  • V-chip control Yes


  • Input/Output connections 4 x HDMI,
    3 x USB (19 pin HDMI Type A),
    (RCA phono x 3),
    (4 pin USB Type A),
    (15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)),
    (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm),
    (RCA phono x 2),
    (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm),
  • Video interface HDMI,
  • HDMI ports qty 4
  • PC interface VGA (HD-15)

Remote Control

  • Type Remote control – Infrared


  • Power device Power supply

Stands & Mounts

  • Stand included Included
  • Stand design Tabletop
  • Stand features Swivel

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions (WxDxH) 48.4 in x 1.2 in x 27.8 in – Without stand
  • Weight 35.7 lbs

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

  • Width (Shipping) 60.2 in
  • Depth (Shipping) 6.9 in
  • Height (Shipping) 33.4 in
  • Weight (Shipping) 55.3 lbs

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