Expert review website CNET.com scored this TV 70 out of 100.
On average Samsung large TVs have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Samsung.
Low Running Costs
The UN65KS8000 is one of the cheaper to run televisions that were launched in the last year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UN65KS8000 will cost £114 over 5 years to run.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many recently released 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.
Just Released Five Months Ago
Being released just five months ago, this television is likely to use more advanced technology.
The UN65KS8000 is Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been available for the last year also are Smart TV.
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Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last year, the Samsung UN65KS8000 has a WiFi connection.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Samsung UN65KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 port TV.
With a thickness of only 45.72 millimeters, the UN65KS8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst large TVs of this age. New large TVs have thicknesses of between 17mm and 100mm.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other recently released large TVs, the Samsung UN65KS8000 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Samsung UN65KS8000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UN65KS8000 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other new televisions, the Samsung UN65KS8000 does not feature OLED technology.
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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