Samsung UE55KS7000 vs Samsung UE55KS8000

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Samsung UE55KS7000
Samsung UE55KS8000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
500g lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has a weight of 17.2kg, however the Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 17.7kg heavy TV (500g heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by £400
The Samsung UE55KS7000 costs £995.00, whereas the Samsung UE55KS8000 is £1,395.00.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55KS8000 has a rating of "A+".
A bit better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Samsung UE55KS7000 is 100%, but the average rating of the Samsung UE55KS8000 is 96% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Samsung UE55KS7000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

9% thinner Edit
Samsung UE55KS8000 is 40.8mm thick. That's 3.5mm thinner than the Samsung UE55KS7000 (40.8mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

34 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung UE55KS7000 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Samsung UE55KS8000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

8% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 44.3mm thick TV. That's 3.5mm thicker than the Samsung UE55KS8000 (40.8mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is only stocked by 4 shops, however the Samsung UE55KS8000 is stocked by 38 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Older by three months
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is three months older than the Samsung UE55KS8000.
3 Reasons Against
500g heavier Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 17.7kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 17.2kg heavy TV (500g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £400
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is £400 more expensive than the Samsung UE55KS7000.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Samsung UE55KS8000's average expert score is 96%, however the Samsung UE55KS7000's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
benchmark.pl: Great Product
hardware.info: Ulitmate

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

9 months Ago 7 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 995.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,131.20
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 1,395.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,531.20
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2100 2300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
138cm 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
 LED

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
2 2
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Video On Demand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand
Operating System
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W 60W
BEST
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
 Network browsing

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Game
 Game
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
OSD Language
27 27

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Core
4 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
85W 85W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
118kWh 118kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
180W
BEST
210W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
44.3mm 40.8mm
BEST
Weight
17.2kg
BEST
17.7kg
Package Weight
23.3kg
BEST
25.5kg
Weight (with Stand)
17.6kg
BEST
19.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
233.2mm
BEST
346.2mm
Height (with Stand)
775.5mm
BEST
799.5mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm
BEST
1,230mm
Height
710mm
BEST
712.3mm
Width
1,225mm
BEST
1,230mm
Packaging Height
807mm 807mm
Packaging Width
1,320mm
BEST
1,400mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1680A Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
 Mounting kit
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

Dolby Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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