Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better.

In this review, Samsung MU8000 is slightly better when we compare Samsung 8000 Vs 8500 as it has a faster response time that leaves a slightly shorter image trail on fast action scenes and has better contrast great for watching movies.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; the two TVs have VESA 400×400

Borders; Samsung MU8000 has 0.31” (0.8cm) whereas Samsung MU8500 has 0.39” (1.0cm).

Max thickness; Samsung MU8000 has 2.09” (5.3cm) whereas Samsung MU8500 has 3.78” (9.6cm)

Max temperature; Samsung MU8000 has 100oF (38oC) while Samsung MU8500 has 95oGF (35oC)

Average temperature; Samsung MU8000 has 91oF (33oC) whereas Samsung MU8500 has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar in design.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500

Native contrast; Samsung MU8000 has 4723:1 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 4167:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU8000 has 385cd/m2 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 419cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU8000 has 417cd/m2 while Samsung MU8500 has 422cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung MU8000 has both TVs have 7.8

50% Std. Dev; Samsung MU8000 has 4.068% whereas Samsung MU8500 has 3.117%

50% DSE; Samsung MU8000 has 0.150% while Samsung MU8500 has 0.165%

Viewing angle; Samsung MU8000 has 4.2 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 4.5

Black uniformity; Samsung MU8000 has 7.1 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 6.7

Native Std. Dev; Samsung MU8000 has 1.271% whereas Samsung MU8500 has 1.520%

Total reflections; Samsung MU8000 has 6.0% whereas Samsung MU8500 has 5.7%

Pre calibration; Samsung MU8000 has 8.9 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 7.7

White balance dE; Samsung MU8000 has 1.84 while Samsung MU8500 has 3.74

Color dE; Samsung MU8000 has 1.40 whereas Samsung MU8500has 1.79

Gamma; Samsung MU8000 has 2.16 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 2.25

Post calibration; Samsung MU8000 has 9.5 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 9.6

White balance dE; Samsung MU8000 has 0.38 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 0.22

Color dE; Samsung MU8000 has 1.2 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 1.08

Gamma; both TVs have 2.20.

Color gamut; Samsung MU8000 has 7.6 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 7.9

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung MU8000 has hh13.3ms while Samsung MU8500 has 16.4ms.

Flicker-free; both TVs are not flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two TVs have optional BFI.

Motion interpolation; both TVs have motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps.

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free.

Variable refresh rate; both TVs don’t have.

Native refresh rate; both TVs have 120Hz except 49” for Samsung MU8000.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500: INPUTS

Input lag; both TVs have 8.9

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 8.2

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi.

Audio pass-through; each TV supports ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: both TVs have similar input features.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung MU8000 has 71.27Hz while Samsung MU8500 has 75.51Hz.

Max; Samsung MU8000 has 90.8dB SPL while Samsung MU8500 has 86.1dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung MU8000 has 2.528 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 1.662

IMD @ Max; Samsung MU8000 has 14.91% whereas Samsung MU8500 has 16.41%

Bottom line: Samsung MU8500 is better.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Samsung MU8500: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; both TVs operates on Tizen version 2017.

Interface; both TVs are easy to use with average smoothness.

Ads; both TVs have ads.

Apps and features; both TVs have apps and features.

Remote; the two TVs have small remotes.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same smart features.

Conclusion

When we compare Samsung 8500 Vs 8000 in this review, Samsung MU8000 is better because it has a faster response time that leaves a slightly shorter image trail on fast action scenes and has better contrast great for watching movies.