Samsung AU8000 TV Review

6.96 Mixed Usages
7 TV Shows:
6.5 HDR Movies:
7.1 HDR Gaming:
7 Sports( Considering Day Light)
7.2 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2021 Rating: 4.6
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Screen Size Variation Under 55 Inches , 55-65 Inches , 65-77 Inches , 77-90 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , HDR , High Definition , CEC Enabled , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: LED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , Ethernet , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 3
HDR HDR10 , HDR10+ , HLG
Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Dynamic Crystal Color; Crystal Processor 4K; Smart TV with Multiple Voice Assistants; HDR
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, Disney Plus, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO Max, Airplay 2, Peacock, Apple TV


Screen Size: 43 Inches
Display Type LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Screen Refresh Rate: 60Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Edge
Quantum Dot Color: No
Video Processing Technology: CRYSTAL PROCESSOR 4K
HDR (High Dynamic Range): HDR10, HDR10+, HLG


Contrast: Contrast 4,050 : 1 Native Contrast 4,050 : 1
Brightness: Peak 311 cd/m²
Local Dimming: No
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev. 2.672% 50% DSE 0.198% & Black Uniformity Std. Dev. N/A Native Std. Dev. 0.728%
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Screen Finish Semi-gloss Total Reflections 3.3% Indirect Reflections 1.0% Calculated Direct Reflections 2.3%
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE 3.59 Color dE 2.75 Gamma 2.16 Color Temperature 6,620 K
Pixels & Motion: MOTION XCELERATOR & Subpixel Layout BGR Type LED Sub-Type VA
Input Handling (480p and 720p): The Samsung AU8000 upscales 480p content, like from DVDs, without any issues.
Input Handling (1080p): 4k TV is displaying a 1080p source, then it needs to increase the total resolution of the image by a factor of four.
Input Handling (4k): 1080p or 4k then the image will look good even on a TV with poor upscaling and sharpness processing.
Color Gamut: Wide Color Gamut Yes, DCI P3 xy 82.15% DCI P3 uv 88.11%, Rec 2020 xy 59.88% Rec 2020 uv 67.39%
Color Volume: : 1,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP 35.8%, 10,000 cd/m² Rec 2020 Coverage ITP 17.0%
Gradient & Response Time: 15.3 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4K
Interface: Tizen


Numbers of HDMI: 3
HDMI Version 2.0
Audio Return Channel 0
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 0
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 2
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1


HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : Yes
Dolby Vision: N/A
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
HDMI 2.1 : No
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: N/A
Wi-Fi : Yes (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz)


ARC/eARC Port : eARC
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 :
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: Yes
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: Yes
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 2.0
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : N/A


Built-in Speakers: Down-firing speakers
Voice Clarity: May struggle with clarity at higher volumes or complex dialogue scenes.
Distortion: Weighted THD @ 80 0.480 Weighted THD @ Max 1.245 IMD @ 80 7.30%
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 119.87 Hz
Bass: N/A
Soundstage: Limited stereo separation due to speaker placement.
Immersion: Low Not ideal for surround sound experiences.
Dolby Atmos Support: Not Supported
Audio Passthrough: Yes Allows high-quality audio formats to be sent from the TV to a compatible soundbar or receiver through HDMI (ARC).
Recommendation: Built-in speakers are a significant improvement over most OLED TVs and suitable for casual viewing. For the best audio experience, especially for Dolby Atmos content and movies, a high-end soundbar is


Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Average


Operating System Tizen
Graphic Processor / GPU N/A
Storage 128 GB
Chromecast Not Supported
Alexa Built-in


PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): N/A
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): N/A
Input Lag: 10.9 ms
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 60Hz
Additional Features: Game Mode


Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device Yes
Remote App Samsung SmartThings


Dimensions 22 x 37.9 x 2.4 inch with Stand
Style The ultra thin, AirSlim profile lets your television blend in effortlessly
Back & Borders: Wall Mount VESA 400x300 & Borders 0.35 inch
Thickness: Max Thickness 1.22 inch
Build Quality: This TV has decent build quality. It's made entirely of sturdy plastic, and everything is well-built with no significant issues.
Longevity: N/A
Stand: The stand consists of two plastic feet that support the TV well.
Included Components: Remote control (with 2x AA batteries), Power cable, Clips for cable management, User guides


TV Shows: 7
HDR Movies: 6.5
HDR Gaming: 7.1
Sports( Considering Day Light) 7
PC Monitor (): 7.2
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