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TV expert review site benchmark.pl scored this TV 96 out of 100. The TV expert review sites think this mid-size TV is one of the very best latest TVs.
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Based on 20,173 user and expert reviews, Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.
Easy to Use
Some people reckoned that the product had a good interface. Ian wrote on Amazon in August this year “Its intelligent interface made linking to satellite” in his review of the Samsung UE49KS8000 and rated the product 99 out of 100. Martinrg mentioned in their Samsung UE49KS8000 review “The Netflix interface is very slick” and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100.
One Samsung UE49KS8000 owner who reviewed this TVs thought it was easy to setup. Ian wrote on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and adjust”.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The highest display resolution of the UE49KS8000 is 4K Ultra HD. That's over four times the display resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
This TV's display resolution (4K Ultra HD) is actually the best display resolution amongst all mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE49KS8000.
The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of TV is HD Ready.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Good Product Quality
A number of Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Martinrg said in their review on Amazon this month “Picture quality is amazing”. Martinrg also wrote “The sound quality is actually excellent, far better than my old TV, pumping out a good bass”.
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Good Sound Quality
A few Samsung UE49KS8000 owners who reviewed the Samsung UE49KS8000 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Ian wrote this month “Its intelligent interface made linking to satellite and terrestrial TV and external sound made life very easy” in his Samsung UE49KS8000 review. A few weeks ago Martinrg wrote in their Samsung UE49KS8000 review on Amazon “The sound quality is actually excellent, far better than my old TV, pumping out a good bass” and rated the product 99 out of 100.
Good High Def TV
A number of customers considered that this TVs was good at displaying high definition TV. Martinrg and wrote “The 4K House of Cards looks great (although to be honest it was great in standard HD” in their review of this TVs. Martinrg also wrote “Talking of which Sky HD looks great, no issues at all”.
One Samsung UE49KS8000 owner reckoned that the Samsung UE49KS8000 had good technical guidance. Ian wrote on Amazon in August “I used Which guides to get further independent guidance”.
One Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewer who reviewed this TVs considered that it was wifi compatible. Martinrg wrote on Amazon “Wifi setup was simple with no trouble” in their review of this TVs.
One Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewer who bought the Samsung UE49KS8000 considered that it had a good stand. This month Martinrg rated it 99 out of 100 and wrote “Setup is very straightforward, putting on the stand was a doddle” in their review of this TVs.
Smart TV Features Are Good
One Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was good for watching on demand TV. In August Martinrg wrote “The Netflix interface is very slick and just works so well”.
Good Picture Quality
One Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewer concluded that it had good picture quality. This year Martinrg gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Picture quality is amazing”.
Only Released Five Months Ago
This TV was only released five months ago, so it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older televisions.
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is Smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE49KS8000 also are Smart TV.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE49KS8000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE49KS8000.
Four HDMI Ports
The UE49KS8000 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE49KS8000 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UE49KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last year only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Very High RMS Rated Power
When compared to other mid-size TVs that were released in the last year that we have checked, the UE49KS8000's RMS rated power of 60 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the new mid-size TVs the RMS rated power range from 5W to 60W.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
Most TVs that are a comparable age to the UE49KS8000 have between one and five tuners, including the Samsung UE49KS8000 which has two tuners.
Mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year have thicknesses of between 7.1mm and 99mm. The Samsung UE49KS8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 45.2 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
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A Bit Expensive
One Samsung UE49KS8000 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was not a bargain for the price. Martinrg said on Amazon in August “Not cheap”.
Price Has Increased by £125.01
In the last couple of weeks the UE49KS8000 has increased in price by £125.01.
Pricey Compared to Other Mid-Size TVs That Were Released in the Last Year
We think this television looks expensive compared to other mid-size TVs that were released in the last year. The cheapeast TV that has been available for the last year that we found costs £77 and the most expensive costs £1,599.
Not 3D Compatible
Most comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE49KS8000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most latest mid-size TVs do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE49KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Running Costs Are Very High
Whilst this TV is rated A for energy efficiency, the UE49KS8000 is in the most expensive 13% of all 332 new mid-size TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE49KS8000 is £135.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49KS8000 do not feature OLED technology. The UE49KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
At 15 kilograms, the Samsung UE49KS8000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other recently released TVs. The weights of new mid-size TVs range from 1kg to 36kg.
Only One RF Port
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a one RF port TV.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of latest mid-size TVs is 81kWh. The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (117 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the UE49KS8000.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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