What is the Samsung UE55JU7000?The UE55JU7000 is the 55-inch version of the top tier JU700 range of flat Ultra HD 4K TVs. These represent the top flat non-SUHD model in Samsung's 2015 TV line-up and also includes the 65-inch UE65JU7000 model and the UE48JU7000 48-inch version. Aside from the flat screen and Ultra HD resolution, the JU7000 includes Peak Illuminator, Precision Black, Contrast Enhancer, Quad-Core processing, the latest Smart TV platform powered by Tizen and the new Smart Controller.
This is a preview of the upcoming UE55JU7000 model and will be replaced with the full in-depth review as soon as we have measured and reviewed the final retail sample. In the meantime here is a run down of the features we can expect to see.
JU7000 Picture Quality FeaturesThe UE55JU7000 incorporates all the latest picture features found on Samsung's 2015 UHD range of TVs and uses a flat screen with an edge LED backlight. It supports Ultra HD 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) and includes Quad-Core picture processing. The JU7000 also features Peak Illuminator, which is designed to boost the brightness of the image by taking energy not being used in dark parts of the image and using it to boost the brighter parts.
The JU7000 is Samsung's mid-range flat UHD TV with an impressive set of features.
The UE55JU7000 also includes Precision Black local dimming and Contrast Enhancer and we will test all these features fully when the JU7000 comes in for review. There is the Smart LED local dimming feature with settings for Low, Standard and High, along with the Auto Motion Plus feature that can be used to reduce motion blur. The Quad-Core processing includes numerous picture processing features to maximise the effect of the Ultra HD panel, even on non-4K content, as well as extensive calibration controls.
Smart TV and Other SpecsThe UE55JU7000 sports a metallic build with a silver brushed metal finish. It has a chamfered bezel and a silver trim around the outer edge, along with a new curved stand. The JU7000 uses the Mini connect system that includes four HDMI 2.0 inputs and three USB ports, along with legacy inputs and a LAN port. The JU7000 also has built-in WiFi and includes all of Samsung's latest Smart TV features.
There is the new platform, powered by Tizen and the Smart Controller motion remote control. Samsung's Smart platform includes all the major catch-up services and streaming content providers, as well a connectivity and Smart Share features. Finally Samsung also include a Game Mode that significantly reduces the input lag for gamers and it supports active shutter 3D, with two pairs of glasses included.
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