On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all televisions manufactured by Samsung.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
This Samsung television was released just eight months ago.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UE49KS8090 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE49KS8090 also support smart TV features.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UE49KS8090 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49KS8090 also have a WiFi connection.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS9500 is also worth considering.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UE49KS8090 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The UE49KS8090 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other new televisions have between one and four HDMI ports.
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Quite High RMS Rated Power
Across all the recently released 4K and 8K TVs the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. With an RMS rated power of 60 Watts, the UE49KS8090 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.
Supports Fifteen Video Formats
The UE49KS8090 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec televisions that have been available for the last year. This Samsung TV supports a H.265 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE49KS8090. The video formats "DIVX", "H.263", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "TS", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
At only 42.5 millimeters, the UE49KS8090 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other recently released TVs. Across all the newly released similar spec TVs the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-58DX750 (£999.00) (41mm).
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other latest TVs, the Samsung UE49KS8090 is not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UN65JS9500 which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE49KS8090 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other new TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN65JS9500 which is also higher rated.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE49KS8090 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to consider including the LG 55EF9509 which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Ten Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the UE49KS8090 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UE49KS8090. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung TV.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many new 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.
Running Costs Are OK
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the UE49KS8090 will cost £137 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 388 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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