Samsung UE49KS7000 vs Samsung UE49KS8000

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Samsung UE49KS7000
Samsung UE49KS8000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
1.8mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7000 is a 43.4mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 45.2mm thick TV (1.8mm thicker). 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.

Lighter Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has a weight of 14kg. That's 1kg lighter than the Samsung UE49KS8000 (15kg). 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.

£400 cheaper
The Samsung UE49KS7000 costs £798.98, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is £1,198.99.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE49KS7000 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is "A".
7 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an RMS rated power of 60W, but the Samsung UE49KS7000 is only a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). 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.

Four point one loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has four point one loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 only has two point one loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 68430 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 ranks No. 92990.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE49KS7000 is "A".
Expert reviews are better
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average expert review score of 96%, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average rating of 90% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are a lot better
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average user review score of 100%, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average rating of 83% (based on 32 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). 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.

Only two point one loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE49KS7000 is two point one, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 only has four point one loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Not as many stockists
Only 40 sellers sells the Samsung UE49KS7000, however 41 retailers sell the Samsung UE49KS8000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE49KS7000 ranks No. 92990 by sales volume, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 ranks No. 68430.
Lower expert review Score
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average expert rating of 90%, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average expert rating of 96% (based on 1 review).
A lot Lower user review Score
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average user rating of 83%, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
1.8mm thicker Edit
Samsung UE49KS8000 is 45.2mm thick, but the Samsung UE49KS7000 is a 43.4mm thick TV (1.8mm thinner). 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.

Heavier Edit
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 15kg heavy TV. That's 1kg heavier than the Samsung UE49KS7000 (15kg). 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.

£400 more expensive
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE49KS7000 by £400.01.

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

7 months Ago 7 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 134.60
Purchase price £ 798.98
Total cost of ownership £ 933.58
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 134.60
Purchase price £ 1,198.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,333.59
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 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
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
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
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2100 2300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
123cm 123cm
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
2 4
BEST
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)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
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

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Core
4 4
BD Wise Plus
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

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

Ergonomics

Smartphone Remote Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote feature
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W 84W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 117kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
170W
BEST
185W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
43.4mm
BEST
45.2mm
Weight
14kg
BEST
15kg
Package Weight
19.3kg
BEST
21.4kg
Weight (with Stand)
14.4kg
BEST
17.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
233.2mm
BEST
345.2mm
Height (with Stand)
699mm
BEST
1,094.2mm
Width (with Stand)
1,089.1mm
BEST
1,094.2mm
Height
633.6mm
BEST
635.8mm
Width
1,089.1mm
BEST
1,094.2mm
Packaging Height
727mm
BEST
731mm
Packaging Width
1,190mm
BEST
1,245mm

Packaging Content

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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