Samsung is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Samsung also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Only Released Five Months Ago
The UE43KS7500 was only relased by Samsung five months ago.
Three RF Inputs
The UE43KS7500 is a three RF input TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE43KS7500 only have between one and two RF inputs.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE43KS7500, the UE43KS7500 supports smart TV features.
Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55KU6500[plb_3346959_price].
There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to consider including the Sony KD-49XD8005[plb_3758730_price], or the Philips 55PUS6561[plb_3323882_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE43KS7500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year also have a WiFi connection.
There are a number of alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE55KU6500[plb_3346959_price] which has better reviews.
It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Sony KD-49XD8005[plb_3758730_price], or the Philips 55PUS6561[plb_3323882_price].
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2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 720p|1080p|2160p video mode, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UE43KS7500 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE43KS7500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is a four HDMI port television.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. At 40 Watts, the UE43KS7500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other latest similar spec televisions.
Supports Four Image Formats
The UE43KS7500 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE43KS7500. The image formats "BMP", "MPO" and "PNG" are also supported by this Samsung TV.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 97 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE43KS7500 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year. Across all the latest 4K and 8K TVs the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.
At only 10.3 kilograms, the UE43KS7500 is quite light compared to most of the other recently released televisions. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE43KS7500 the weights range from 7.5kg to 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg.
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Price Has Recently Increased by £53.00
The price of the UE43KS7500 has increased by £53.00 in the last 12 days.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE43KS7500, the Samsung UE43KS7500 is not 3D compatible.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price] or the LG 55UH850[plb_3339540_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE43KS7500 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UE43KS7500 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE43KS7500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Supports Thirteen Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE43KS7500 is more than most similar spec TVs that were released in the last year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by latest similar spec TVs. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "M4A", "MID", "MIDI", "MPA", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung TV.
Only One RF Port
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other latest comparable spec TVs have between one and two RF ports.
At 83.1 millimeters, the UE43KS7500 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE43KS7500. The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE43KS7500 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm.
Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the 55PUS6551[pl_3290582_price] (85mm and cheaper), or the 55PUS6401[pl_3314326_price] (85mm and cheaper) both from Philips.
Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on latest 4K and 8K TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
OK Running Costs
This Samsung TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The UE43KS7500 is typical compared to the other 388 similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE43KS7500 will cost £114 over 5 years to run.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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