Samsung UE65KS8000 vs Samsung UE65KU6000

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Samsung UE65KS8000
Samsung UE65KU6000

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
50% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz faster than the Samsung UE65KU6000 (100Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Vastly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 has an RMS rated power of 60W, however the Samsung UE65KU6000 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (40W 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 loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is a four loudspeaker TV, whereas the Samsung UE65KU6000 only has two 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.

One more RF port Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 has two RF ports, however the Samsung UE65KU6000 only has one RF port. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung UE65KU6000 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is a 164kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 48kWh lower than the Samsung UE65KU6000 (212kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

23.8mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE65KS8000 has a thickness of 40.8mm, however the Samsung UE65KU6000 is a 64.6mm thick TV (23.8mm 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.

Cheaper to run by £57.92
The Samsung UE65KS8000 only costs £189.08 to run over five years however the Samsung UE65KU6000 costs £247.00 to run (31% more). Read more
More popular
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 15926 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Samsung UE65KU6000 ranks No. 28892.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE65KS8000 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE65KU6000 is "A".
4 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung UE65KS8000 only has one USB 2.0 port. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Vastly lighter Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 has a weight of 23.7kg, however the Samsung UE65KS8000 is a 35.9kg heavy TV (12.2kg 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 £901
The Samsung UE65KU6000 costs £949.00, whereas the Samsung UE65KS8000 is £1,850.00.
12 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE65KS8000 is one, but the Samsung UE65KU6000 only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Heavier Edit
Samsung UE65KS8000 is 35.9kg heavy. That's 12.2kg heavier than the Samsung UE65KU6000 (23.7kg). 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.

£901 more expensive
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE65KU6000 by £901.
Fewer sellers
Only 35 sellers sells the Samsung UE65KS8000, but 47 shops sell the Samsung UE65KU6000. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
11 Reasons Against
100Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 has a motion interpolation frequency of 100Hz, whereas the Samsung UE65KS8000 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 40W lower than the Samsung UE65KS8000 (20W). 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.

Two less loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE65KU6000 is two, but the Samsung UE65KS8000 only has four 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.

Only one RF port Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 is a one RF port TV, whereas the Samsung UE65KS8000 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Only three HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung UE65KU6000 is three, but the Samsung UE65KS8000 only has four HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 has an annual energy consumption of 212kWh, but the Samsung UE65KS8000 is a 164kWh annual energy consumption TV (48kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Thicker Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6000 is a 64.6mm thick TV. That's 23.8mm thicker than the Samsung UE65KS8000 (64.6mm). 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.

Older by one month
The Samsung UE65KU6000 is one month older than the Samsung UE65KS8000.
£57.92 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Samsung UE65KU6000 costs £247.00 to run which is £57.92 more to run than the Samsung UE65KS8000. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Samsung UE65KU6000 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 28892 by number of sales in our TVs, but the Samsung UE65KS8000 ranks No. 15926.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE65KU6000 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE65KS8000 is "A+".

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Date Released

7 months Ago 7 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 189.08
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 189.08
Purchase price £ 1,850.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,039.08
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 245.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 247.00
Purchase price £ 949.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,196.00
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.94T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.94 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
31
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
65" 65"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz
BEST
100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Video Mode
 2160p
 720p
 1280p
BEST
 2160p
 720p
 1280p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2300 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,300
Colour Depth
10 8
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal
163cm 163cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
 Auto channel search feature
Channel
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Tuner
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

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

Audio

Audio System
Dolby Unknown - Click to provide data
Equaliser
 Equaliser
 Equaliser
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
60W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
2
BEST
1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
4
BEST
3
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Game
 Movie
 Game
 Movie
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
 ECO mode
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
OSD Language
27 27

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 VRO
 SVI
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 VRO
 SVI
Audio Format
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 AAC++
 AIFF
 APE
 FLAC
 MIDI
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 MPA
 MID
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Control
 Motion control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
4 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
BD Wise Plus
 BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
 Channel list copy function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
118W
BEST
153W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
164kWh
BEST
212kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
235W
BEST
260W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
Energy Star Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certification

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
40.8mm
BEST
64.6mm
Weight
35.9kg 23.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
26.6kg
BEST
32.8kg
Weight (with Stand)
28.8kg 25.8kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
414.1mm 369.4mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
929.9mm 907.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,448.9mm
BEST
1,463.5mm
Height
835.8mm 844.5mm
Width
1,448.9mm 1,463.5mm
Packaging Height
909mm
BEST
957mm
Packaging Width
1,548mm
BEST
1,735mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1680A+TM1240A TM1240A
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dolby Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
Wireless Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data UHD Dimming
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