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Hisense U80G Review

True Score

62
65
1

Experts

69
4

Consumers

Expert Rankings

The Hisense U80G is a tremendous TV, thanks to its superb upscaling, full-array local dimming, and excellent color accuracy out of the box. But keep an eye out for the sluggish UI and the sub-par speakers.

Product Snapshot

Overview

The Hisense U80G is Hisense’s first 8K flagship TV released in February 2021. Hisense made its 8K debut with this TV, as it boasts a genuine VA 8K LCD panel that can deliver better contrast and black levels than IPS TVs. In addition, Hisense also advertises its 8K AI upscaler that upscales lower resolution content using advanced deep learning algorithms. All in all, it’s an excellent TV for people who want the best of the best viewing and gaming experience in the LCD space and are not bound to any budget. Continue reading our Hisense U80G review below to figure out if it suits your needs. And don’t forget to check out the best rated TVs available today.

Consensus

our Verdict

The Hisense U80G 8K TV is a great choice for media and gaming. It offers great upscaling, full-array local dimming, and accurate colors. Just be aware that the UI can be slow and the built-in speakers aren’t the best.

ReasonS to Buy

  • 8K native resolution
  • Great upscaling
  • Support for Dolby Vision
  • Full array local dimming
  • Excellent color accuracy out of the box

Reason to Avoid

  • Built-in speakers could have been better
  • Android TV OS can be slow at times
  • Visible stutter with low frame rate content

Hisense U80G Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeDirect Lit
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs4
HDR FormatHDR10, HDR10+
LED Panel TypeLED Panel Typen/a
Max Resolution7860 x 4320
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen size75"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformAndroid TV
Sync TechnologySync Technologyn/a
VRRVRRn/a

All Specs

Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)0
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)0
Color Gamut % (sRGB)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 709)0
Color Gamut % (BT.2020)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB)0
Color Gamut % (BT.709)0
Contrast Ratio (x:1)0
SDR Brightness (nits)0
HDR Brightness (nits)0
Input Lag (ms)0
Response Time (ms)0
Color Washout (Degrees)0
Color Shift (Degrees)0
Brightness Loss (Degrees)0
Reflections (%)0
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)0
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db0
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db0
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0
Intermodulation Distortion @80db0
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

All Tests

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Score Card

E

Expert Score

65

*.75

We place a 75% weighted value on Expert Test Scores

C

Customer Score

69

*.25

We place a 25% weighted value on Customer Scores

True Score

62

Any product with a True Score above 80 is a Absolutely Fresh

Expert Scores

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