Samsung UE55KS7000 vs Samsung UE55KS8000

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Samsung UE55KS7000
Samsung UE55KS8000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
500g lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has a weight of 17.2kg, however the Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 17.7kg heavy TV (500g heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by £249
The Samsung UE55KS7000 costs £799.99, whereas the Samsung UE55KS8000 is £1,049.00.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55KS8000 has a rating of "A+".
A bit better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Samsung UE55KS7000 is 100%, but the average rating of the Samsung UE55KS8000 is 96% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Samsung UE55KS7000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

9% thinner Edit
Samsung UE55KS8000 is 40.8mm thick. That's 3.5mm thinner than the Samsung UE55KS7000 (40.8mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

10 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung UE55KS7000 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Samsung UE55KS8000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

8% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 44.3mm thick TV. That's 3.5mm thicker than the Samsung UE55KS8000 (40.8mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is only stocked by 26 sellers, however the Samsung UE55KS8000 is stocked by 36 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
3 Reasons Against
500g heavier Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 17.7kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE55KS7000 is a 17.2kg heavy TV (500g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £249
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is £249.01 more expensive than the Samsung UE55KS7000.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Samsung UE55KS8000's average expert score is 96%, however the Samsung UE55KS7000's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
benchmark.pl: Great Product
hardware.info: Ulitmate

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

11 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 799.99
Total cost of ownership £ 936.19
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 136.20
Purchase price £ 1,049.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,185.20
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2100 2300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
2 2
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W 60W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
RS-232 Ports
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Game
 Game
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
27 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
4 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer Plus
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
Channel List Copy Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Channel list copy function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W 85W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
118kWh 118kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
180W
BEST
210W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
44.3mm 40.8mm
BEST
Weight
17.2kg
BEST
17.7kg
Package Weight
23.3kg
BEST
25.5kg
Weight With Stand
17.6kg
BEST
19.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
233.2mm
BEST
346.2mm
Height (with Stand)
775.5mm
BEST
799.5mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm
BEST
1,230mm
Height
710mm 712.3mm
Width
1,225mm 1,230mm
Package Height
807mm 807mm
Package Width
1,320mm
BEST
1,400mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1680A Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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