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15 Reasons For
Excellent Expert Reviews
TV expert review website benchmark.pl scored this television 96%. This puts this large TV in the top 12% of all the large TVs that came out in the last 12 months when ranked by average expert review score.
Two Industry Awards
The writers at two expert review sites both thought that this TV was good. This Samsung TV received a "Great Product" award from Benchmark.pl and it received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info.
Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions
Based on 20,173 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other brands.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many recently released large 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4K Ultra HD TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price], or the UE55KS7500[pl_3346919_price] both from Samsung or you might consider a higher Rating TV such as the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price].
Only Released Five Months Ago
This large TV was only released five months ago, so it is likely to have better features than some of the older TVs.
Price Has Dropped by £150.00
The UE55KS8000 has dropped in price by £150.00 in the last 51 days.
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The UE55KS8000 is Smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE55KS8000 also are Smart TV.
Alternative Smart TVs currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper TV such as the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price], or the UE55KS7500[pl_3346919_price] both from Samsung or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest large TVs also have a WiFi connection.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price], or the UE55KS7500[pl_3346919_price] both from Samsung which is cheaper; or the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price] which has a better Rating.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UE55KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 port television.
Four HDMI Ports
Most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE55KS8000 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UE55KS8000 which has four HDMI ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the UE55KS8000 the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W. The UE55KS8000 has one of the highest RMS rated power (60 Watts) amongst large TVs of this age.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on new large TVs.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 118 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE55KS8000 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that came out in the last year. The average annual energy consumption of new comparable spec TVs is 150kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 320kWh.
Has One Smart Mode
The UE55KS8000 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the UE55KS8000.
At only 40.8 millimeters, the Samsung UE55KS8000 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE55KS8000. The thinnest thickness of recently released TVs is 17mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55KS7500[plb_3346919_price] (88.4mm and cheaper).
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The UE55KS8000 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the UE55KS8000 are also not 3D compatible.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UE55KS8000 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UE55KS8000 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE55KS8000 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other recently released televisions also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price] which also has a higher Rating is also worth considering.
Only One RF Port
The UE55KS8000 is a one RF port television.
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Pricey for a New Large TV
The price range of large TVs that have been available for the last year is from £77 to £5,999. We thought that this TV looks expensive compared to other large TVs that have been available for the last year.
1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE55KS8000
Running Costs Are Average
This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55KS8000 is £137, which is typical compared to the other 236 large TVs that came out in the last 12 months.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 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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