Use discount code 83701358 at the checkout to claim.
Both the Samsung TV and Samsung Sound Bar must be purchased at the same time.
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Also available in John Lewis & Partners shops while stocks last. Distribution can vary per shops per item.
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Product code: 82442115
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See crystal clear, lifelike colour come to life with Samsung’s TU8500 TV. It adapts to optimise both sound and picture, with Dual LED technology for bold contrast. Control all compatible devices with One Remote Control, and you can access a world of online entertainment via Samsung's Smart platform, and interact by voice with Bixby, Alexa and Google Assistant built in. With Boundless design, it’s crafted to look just as good from any angle.
HDR powered by HDR10+
HDR deepens your view and shows shades previously unseen in home entertainment. Expanding light, dark and every colour in between to extraordinary new levels, this model's picture gets closer to real life. With HDR10+, colour, contrast and detail are precisely optimised.
4K Ultra High Definition
This 50” screen has four times the number of pixels than 1080p Full HD TVs, delivering stunning realism, natural motion and incredible detail.
Dynamic Crystal Colour: with over a billion hues the picture is stunningly accurate to the colours of real life, with no degradation over time.
Dual LED: uncovers bold contrast and accurate colour, for bright whites, deep blacks and every colour in fine detail.
Adaptive Sound: sound adapts to the type of content you’re watching, for perfectly-suited audio.
Crystal Processor 4K: this upscaling TV adapts to give you an optimised 4K picture and targeted sound.
One Remote Control: control all of your compatible devices and content with one universal remote control.
Game Enhancer: unlock the potential of gaming TV technology.
Ambient Mode: turns the TV screen into a decorative feature, displaying colourful patterns or your own photos.*
Samsung Smart TV and Apps
Powered by Tizen, Samsung’s smart platform is superbly intuitive. It gives you access to a huge collection of 4K content, and all your catch-up TV apps including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, NOW TV and BT Sport, all in one place at the touch of a button.** Quickly set up your TV using your smart phone (SmartThings mobile app required), and you can watch TV whilst commenting on social media or browsing the internet via Wi-Fi. Samsung's Universal Guide lets you discover great content with tailored recommendations just for you.
Multiple Voice Assistants
For the first time, Bixby, Alexa and Google Assistant are all built into your Samsung Smart TV. Discover an optimal entertainment experience and advanced voice control in your connected smart home. Changing the volume, source, channel and more is as easy as asking.
It also works with Smart Things devices (compatible phone and app required. Exact functionality may change at any time and be withdrawn from the product without notice).
Experience easy access to the latest movies via your TV guide in addition to all your traditional TV channels. Whether you’re browsing for the latest Hollywood blockbuster or trying to find Ultra HD content, expand your viewing options through a wealth of additional Smart channels with Samsung TV Plus. Watch subscription free content with on-air and catch-up services including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and My5. Charges apply for premium on-demand content.
Boundless design looks stunning from any angle, with a clean back and a practically 'bezel-less' edge that maximises the viewing area.
This TV is one of a range of Samsung models that have received awards from leading tech authorities. View our curated range of award-winning Samsung TVs here.
With TVs getting slimmer and built-in speakers getting smaller, choosing the right sound system is more important than ever. Soundbars enhance your TV’s sound quality and add that extra audio punch to all your movies, games and TV programmes. More affordable and easier to set up than a full size speaker system, they don’t compromise on quality either.
Take a look at our full range of soundbars.
If you want to connect your TV to a blu-ray player, games console, soundbar or soundbase then you'll need a HDMI cable.
View our collection of cables & connections
*Some features of Ambient Mode require a compatible Android or iOS phone and sufficient space around the TV to operate; it will have varying results on complex wall designs, patterns, and/or unusual colours.
**Some services may require subscription (sold separately). Disney+ available from March 24 2020. copyright 2020 Disney and its related entities. Disney+ subscription required
A Smart TV is a platform that can run 3rd party Apps. 3rd party content providers may remove Apps from the Smart TV platform or stop supporting them at any time, and we cannot guarantee an App’s availability. When new Smart TV products are launched, there may also be a delay before certain Apps become available. Availability of Apps is not included within the terms of the manufacturer’s warranty, or the John Lewis 2-year Guarantee for audio visual products, or the 5-year Guarantee for TVs.
Delivery information: If you buy a sound bar or DVD/Blu-ray player along with this TV, please note that they'll be delivered separately.
- 3D Technology Type
3D Technology Type
Active 3D works from battery-powered glasses. Passive 3D works with an on-screen filter and regular glasses
- Accessories Included
- Remote Control, Batteries, Manual
- Audio Details
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Bluetooth Enabled
Bluetooth is a wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- Yes - 4.2
Delivers edge-to-edge viewing and reduced screen glare
Digital Living Network Alliance compatible - lets you build a digital network around the home with other DLNA devices
- Digital tuner
Built-in digital tuners let you receive channels through an aerial with Freeview or through a satellite dish with freesat
- TVPlus and freesat HD
- H64.29 x W111.64 x D5.71cm
- Dimensions With Stand
- H72.81 x W111.64 x D32.65cm
- Energy Rating
Graded on performance, from A+++ to G, with A+++ being the highest rating. Higher ratings mean better energy efficiency
- Freesat built in
Expanding contrast ratio and colour palettes, this product’s High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility gives greater glow and visual depth than regular HD content.
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- Headphone socket
- Internet Ready
Internet enabled devices allow you access to a wealth of online content through Wi-Fi, dongle or Ethernet connection.
- Yes - Built-in Wi-Fi
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Model name / number
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Number of tuners
Number of tuners
These are built-in the TV to access digital television channels, radio stations or even HD channels at no extra cost
- Operating System
- Samsung Smart TV
- Packaged Dimensions
- H78 x W128.2 x D16.8cm
- Picture Resolution
The number of pixels that make up the image. A higher picture resolution makes for greater clarity, depth and detail in the image. Higher resolutions screens also make it harder to distinguish individual pixels from a close distance
- 4K Ultra HD
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display. There may be different types of ports, eg. some USB ports can charge a plugged in device while the unit is in sleep mode
- 3 x HDMI 2.0, 2 x USB 2.0 (Type A), 1 x Ethernet, 1 x Optical Out, 1 x Terrestrial, 1 x Cable Input, 1 x Satellite Input, 1 x Common Interface
- Power Consumption - Annual
Power Consumption - Annual
Estimated energy use for a full year's use, based on EU regulations
- 128 kWh
- Power Consumption - On Mode
Power Consumption - On Mode
The average daily power consumption based on EU measures. Rated power consumption based on maximum continuous use may differ.
- Power Consumption - Stand By
Power Consumption - Stand By
Amount used when on standby, based on EU regulations
- Recording Capacity (hours)
- Refresh Rate
The number of times the screen is refreshed per second - a higher number can result in a smoother image. Please note, manufacturers may use their own measurements for refresh rate, so these may not always be comparable.
- Samsung Picture Quality Index: 2800
- Remote Control
- Remote Control Included
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 3840 x 2160 pixels
- Screen Type
LED screens are backlit, with multiple light-emitting diodes; OLEDs use individual organic light-emitting diodes with no backlight; QLEDs use Quantum Dot technology to provide excellent levels of contrast, colour reproduction and energy efficiency
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Smart TV
Connects to the home Wi-Fi to access apps including BBC iPlayer, stream from services such as Netflix and browse websites
- Speaker output
The total output measured in watts. The higher the number, the louder the sound.
- Table Top Stand
- VESA Wall Mount Dimensions
- 200mm x 200mm
- Viewing angle (horizontal / vertical)
Viewing angle (horizontal / vertical)
The angle from which the display is clearly visible with no loss of image quality. Higher figure will ensure more people seated around the display will be able to view it clearly
- 178 degrees
- Visible Screen Size (measured diagonally)
Unpackaged weight of the product
- With stand: 15.2kg. Without stand: 12.9kg
Delivery & returns
- Standard Delivery
- From free
Delivery to UK mainland locations from 3 working days of your order, delivered on the day of your choice, Monday to Saturday.
Choose your preferred delivery day in checkout. 2-hour and 4-hour slots are available for an additional cost.
Availability varies by postcode. Charges apply to locations outside of UK mainland.
- Next Day Delivery
Order by 2pm for next day delivery, 11am - 9pm, Monday to Saturday. The evening before delivery day we'll let you know a 2-hour delivery window.
Availability varies by postcode. Not available to non-mainland locations, or when ordered with installation and disposal services.
- Click & Collect
Not available for this item
Not available for this item
Return small or medium items by post or to John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners shops.
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You can also return a Click & Collect order to where you collected it.