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Samsung UE55KS8090
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Samsung UE55KS8090

55" Flat Apr 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
A+
£138.03 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

4K and 8K TVs produced by Samsung have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Samsung also has good reviews across its entire range.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This TV was only released eight months ago. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UE55KS8090 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55KS8090 also support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UE55KS8090 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other recently released TVs also have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price].

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and four HDMI ports, including the UE55KS8090 which has four HDMI ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Samsung UE55KS8090 has a quite high RMS rated power (60 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55KS8090. The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE55KS8090 is 10W and the highest is 120W.

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Supports Fifteen Video Formats

supports fifteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the UE55KS8090 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a H.265 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by latest 4K and 8K TVs. 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 Samsung TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

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Very Thin

Similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55KS8090 have thicknesses of between 30mm and 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. At only 40.8 millimeters, the UE55KS8090 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other newly released similar spec televisions.

Alternative 40.8mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55KS8000[plb_3346964_price] which has better reviews.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-58DX780[plb_3332682_price] (41mm), or the Samsung UE65KS8000[plb_3326552_price] (40.8mm).

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UE55KS8090 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE55KS8090 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE55KS8090 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung UE55KS8090 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Ten Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the UE55KS8090 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE55KS8090. The audio formats "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Samsung television.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55KS8090

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released comparable spec televisions. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the UE55KS8090 is typical compared to the other 388 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UE55KS8090 will cost £139 over 5 years to run.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Twin Tuner
DVB-C Channel
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
HbbTV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
HDMI Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
USB Recording
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Manual
Technical Details
Languages Support

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £136.20
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £138.03
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UE55KS8090uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55ks8090, samsung ue55ks8090t, samsung ue55ks8090tx, samsung ue55ks8090txz, samsung ue55ks8090txzg
Barcodes 08806088240800

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