HDTV Reviews: Samsung UN55JS8500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV (2015 Model)

If you’re searching for a 4K Ultra HD, 3D compatible TV, then you would do well to seriously consider buying the Samsung UN55JS8500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV. Considering the features present in the Samsung UN55JS8500, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better deal on any television of a comparable level. This is a 55-inch TV which is ideal for both the 4K 3D TV enthusiast and the person seeking a product which can serve as link in a broader home entertainment vision.

Features and Specifications

  • Refresh Rate: 240CMR (Effective)
  • LED Backlight display technology
  • It’s a Smart TV
  • Comes with built in Wi-Fi
  • TV dimensions (W x H x D): 49.1″ x 30″ x 9.1″ (with stand), or 49.1″ x 28.1″ x 1.2″ (without stand)
  • Has 4 HDMI, 3 USB inputs


As for the design of the Samsung UN55JS8500, there isn’t very much more to be said that it’s very thin (1.2″ without stand), and very attractive. Any room should consider itself fortunate to be graced by this 55 inch LED TV. Even when turned off, this television could pass for a veritable work of modern art.

Offers resolution four times greater than Full HD

The Samsung UN55JS8500 boasts 4K resolution to take your TV viewing experience to the next level. With a 4K TV like this you can experience outstanding detail as well as true-to-life image quality as it provides a crisp, pristine picture.

3D features

By linking up with the 3D glasses designed for this TV (SSG-5150GB), the UN55JS8500 is capable of delivering a 3D viewing experience which rivals the kind provided in real movie theaters. This technology is not limited to just media designated as 3D, though. In fact, the interaction between the glasses and the television can enable even ordinary programming to take on a 3D effect. So, there’s the potential here for the viewer to re-enter familiar worlds and transform them through the new capabilities present in this Samsung 4K TV.

Built in Wi-Fi

One noteworthy feature of the Samsung UN55JS8500 is that it comes with built-in Wi-Fi. There are many possibilities here: For one thing, this enables the viewer to stream any media of his choice directly to the television. Or, imagine conducting a Skype session on a screen of this size and quality. It’s likely that you’ve experienced these things through the medium of a computer screen, but the experience is totally transformed when it passes through the medium of a 4K LED TV instead.

Speaking of media, this television also boasts a high degree of compatibility with other media devices. By using the USB ports of that comes with this 4K 3D TV, you can easily link up external drives, digital cameras, and so on to the television, allowing an instant interface between these different technologies. Also, the Samsung UN55JS8500 has a feature known as Smart View 2.0 feature to enable you to share content between the television and your mobile device wirelessly.

All in all, it may not be an affordable LED TV for everyone but the Samsung UN55JS8500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV can be a great investment if you really need a TV that has capability to redefine your viewing experience. You will find that it’s worth the money.