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Samsung UE55KS7000 vs Samsung UE55KS8000

Samsung UE55KS7000 vs Samsung UE55KS8000

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Samsung UE55KS7000
Samsung UE55KS8000

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £51
The Samsung UE55KS7000 costs £699.00, whereas the Samsung UE55KS8000 is £750.00.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE55KS7000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55KS8000 has a rating of "A+".
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Samsung UE55KS7000 is 100%, but the average rating of the Samsung UE55KS8000 is 84% (based on 15 reviews).
5 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.

One more loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has four point one loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE55KS7000 only has two point one loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

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.

23 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

5 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.

One less loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the Samsung UE55KS7000 is two point one, but the Samsung UE55KS8000 only has four point one loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

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 3 sellers, however the Samsung UE55KS8000 is stocked by 26 stores. 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.
Older by seven months
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is seven months older than the Samsung UE55KS8000.
2 Reasons Against
More expensive by £51
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is £51 more expensive than the Samsung UE55KS7000.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung UE55KS8000's average expert score is 84%, however the Samsung UE55KS7000's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

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benchmark.pl: Great Product
hardware.info: Ulitmate
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
whatnext.pl: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 3 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Purchase price £ 699.00
Total cost of ownership £ 837.03
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Purchase price £ 750.00
Total cost of ownership £ 888.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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 and grow them for 10 years.
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 and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Auto Motion Plus
 Auto Motion Plus
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2100 2300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 OLED
 QLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
40W 60W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 4
BEST
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus
Multiroom Audio Technology
 Samsung Multiroom Link
 Samsung Multiroom Link

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand (VOD)
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Billing
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W 85W
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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Twin Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Twin tuner
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-x2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-x2
Tuner
2tuner(s) 2tuner(s)

Performance

Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Digital Clean View Functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Clean View functionality
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
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
 Channel list copy function
MBR Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 MBR support
USB Cloning Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB cloning function
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Peak Illuminator Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Peak Illuminator Pro

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing
Web Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Web browser

Management Features

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

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)
233.1mm
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

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 4
BEST
RS-232 Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
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
RS-232C Port
1 1

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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