The 65U8H is a 65 inch 4K TV from Hisense. It was launched in 2022. It comes with a 10-bit IPS panel with Anti-glare/Matte finish.
The maximum resolution it can achieve is 3840 x 2160 with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a pixel density of 68 ppi.
After screen size and resolution, the next important spec of a display that impacts picture quality is its Color Gamut.
Hisense did not provide a color gamut rating for this TV. But don't worry, we have other means to guess that. As this TV features amassive 65 inch screen, it won't come with a cheap panel, so here we can assume its equivalent sRGB coverage to be 90-100% or above. Undoubtedly The color quality on this TV should be Lifelike! Meaning it is capable of producing accurate colors by default.
Understanding the Color Gamut Specification
Color gamut spec of a TV indicates the range of colors that it can display.
In other words, it indicates the ability of a TV to produce accurate colors. A panel with low gamut coverage will miss out on some colors (such as deep red), thus producing a "washed out" picture.
Different manufacturers use different measurement standards to define color gamut. Such as — sRGB, NTSC, DCI P3 to name a few.
But you don't need to worry about that, below is a chart that you can use to choose a TV with good color accuracy.
Now, after color gamut, you should look at the static contrast specification as it impacts the picture quality the same way.
Why its important?
Static contrast ratio of a TV corresponds to its Black levels. A Display with low static contrast ratio (<1000:1) will not produce deep blacks. Also, such TVs may suffer from backlight bleeds such as this:The image is an example of another display, it is not this one
Needless to say, this will affect your experience, especially in a dark room.
Other than black levels, a TV with high constrast ratio allows you to see more details. So, resolution and static contrast ratio go hand in hand in a sense.
This TV is rated with a static contrast ratio of 8000:1., enough to achieve deep blacks. For the record, it also comes with local dimming feature which is a plus.
HDR is also supported on this TV in form of Dolby Vision, Dolby Vision IQ, HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) and HDR10+.
As for brightness, it can go as bright as 1300 nits. The backlight of this TV is powered by Mini LED technology. This amount of brightness is good enough even for a well-lit room!
If you are planning to use your TV just for content consumption, you can ignore these specifications. But if you are also planning to use the TV for playing games or use it as a PC monitor, you should get a TV with the lowest input lag and response time.
Unfortunately, we cannot find the input lag specification for this unit. Now, as this is not a cheap TV, we can expect an input lag of less than 20ms.
Understanding Input lag and response time
This lag is the latency at which key-presses or mouse movements changes the content of your display. For casual Non-FPS games, input lag doesn't matter much.
Although for better experience, look for a TV that features an input lag and response time of less than 20ms.
Dimensions and Ergonomics
The vertical and horizontal measurements of this TV are 57.17 inches and 35.98 inches respectively.
Speaking of thickness, it is 3 inches thick. It weighs around 26.5 Kgs, another 5.0 kgs if you include stand. So plan your space accordingly.
Now, speaking of ergonomics — VESA mount is supported on this TV with an interface size of 400 x 300 mm. However, there is no Swivel, Tilt or Pivot feature support on this TV.
Hardware and Audio
The TV is powered by 4-Core (MediaTek MT9900) CPU. However, Hisense didn't provide any information about the total RAM on the TV's official specsheet.
The UI on this TV is powered by VIDAA U6.0 Operating System.
For display connectivity, Hisense has provided two HDMI 2.0 (b; ARC; CEC) ports, one AV Composite In (Video + L/R) port and two HDMI 2.1 ports on this TV.
For connecting USB devices, you have — 1x USB 2.0 and 1x USB 3.0. Other connectivity ports include — 1x CI+ 1.4, 1x Satellite In (F-type female), 1x Antenna (RF) (female) and 1x Ethernet RJ45.
Wireless connectivity options on the Hisense 65U8H include a 5Ghz Wi-Fi, 2.5 Ghz Wi-Fi, Wifi-Direct, Bluetooth and DLNA.
Speaking of power consumption, the TV consumes 110W on average and 0.5W on standby.
For powering this unit, you'll need an 100 V - 120 V/50 Hz - 60 Hz outlet.