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Samsung UE78KS9500

78" Curved Jun 2016
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11 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.

Only Released Six Months Ago

This Samsung television has only been on the market for six months.

Recent Price Drop of £223.00

In the last 9 days the price of the UE78KS9500 has dropped by £223.00.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the Samsung UE78KS9500 supports smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Sony KD75ZD9[plb_3860342_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE78KS9500, the UE78KS9500 has a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to look at including the LOEWE Bild 7.55[plb_3826826_price] which is cheaper; or the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Sony KD75ZD9[plb_3860342_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many new comparable spec TVs.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE78KS9500 have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W. When compared to other new similar spec TVs, the UE78KS9500's RMS rated power of 70 Watts is one of the highest.

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Four Point Two Loudspeakers

The UE78KS9500 is a four point two loudspeaker TV. Most of the other latest TVs have between 1 and 11 loudspeakers.

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Three RF Ports

The Samsung UE78KS9500 is a three RF port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year only have between one and two RF ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UE78KS9500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE78KS9500. This TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the UE78KS9500 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Cheap

We think this TV looks expensive compared to other similar spec televisions that have been around for the last year. The price range of similar spec televisions that have been around for the last year is from £175 to £19,999.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs, the Samsung UE78KS9500 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LOEWE Bild 7.55[plb_3826826_price] or the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung UE78KS9500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the UE78KS9500 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE78KS9500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other latest similar spec televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price] which is also higher rated.

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High Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, however the average running cost of the UE78KS9500 is £356 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run new televisions.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh. When compared to other latest 4K and 8K TVs that we have checked the annual energy consumption of, the Samsung UE78KS9500's annual energy consumption of 307 kilowatt hours is one of the highest.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UE78KS9500 that we have assessed the weight of, the Samsung UE78KS9500's weight of 43.1 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The average weight of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE78KS9500 is 20kg, and the weights range from 7.5kg to 59kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE78KS9500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that have been available for the last year. 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Colour Depth
Display Technology
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Twin Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
HbbTV
Video On Demand
Operating System
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Upgradeable Firmware
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Firmware Upgrade Method
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Processor Core
Subtitles Function
Ambient Lighting
Channel List Copy Function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
RF Input
Dolby Technology
Wireless Technology
Other Features
Package Weight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £354.13
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £355.96
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Energy Rating
1.8T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
46
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 46 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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