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Samsung UE55KS8000 vs Samsung UE60KS7000

Samsung UE55KS8000 vs Samsung UE60KS7000

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Samsung UE55KS8000
Samsung UE60KS7000

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Samsung UE60KS7000 (40W). 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 is a four point one loudspeaker TV, whereas the Samsung UE60KS7000 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.

7% thinner Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a depth of 40.8mm. That's 2.6mm thinner than the Samsung UE60KS7000 (43.4mm). 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.

Cheaper by £125
The Samsung UE55KS8000 is £125 cheaper than the Samsung UE60KS7000.
14 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £27.24
Over five years the Samsung UE55KS8000 is £27.24 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE60KS7000. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE60KS7000 has a rating of "A+".
Six more awards
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has 7 awards from expert review sites, but the Samsung UE60KS7000 has 1 award.
3 Reasons For
9% larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 is a 60" TV. That's 5" larger than the Samsung UE55KS8000 (60"). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, excluding any frame or border.

One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE60KS7000 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE55KS8000 is "A+".
Expert reviews are a bit better
The Samsung UE60KS7000 has an average expert review score of 85% based on 4 reviews, however the Samsung UE55KS8000 has an average rating of 82% (based on 23 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a display diagonal of 55", but the Samsung UE60KS7000 is a 60" TV (5" larger). Read more

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, excluding any frame or border.

One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung UE55KS8000 is 82%, whereas the average expert rating of the Samsung UE60KS7000 is 85% (based on 4 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 has an RMS rated power of 40W, but the Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). 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.

Only two point one loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE60KS7000 has two point one loudspeakers, however 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.

2.6mm thicker Edit
Samsung UE60KS7000 is 43.4mm thick, but the Samsung UE55KS8000 is a 40.8mm thick TV (2.6mm thinner). 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.

£125 more expensive
The Samsung UE60KS7000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE55KS8000 by £125.
Less retailers
Only 10 stores sells the Samsung UE60KS7000, whereas 24 shops sell the Samsung UE55KS8000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 20%
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE60KS7000 are £165.27 which is £27.24 more than the Samsung UE55KS8000. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung UE60KS7000 has received 1 award, the Samsung UE55KS8000 has received 7 awards.

Awards

7 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
benchmark.pl: Award
Expert Reviews: Recommended
hardware.info: Ulitmate
Pocket Lint: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
whatnext.pl: Recommended
1 Award
benchmark.pl: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

3 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 £ 750.00
Total cost of ownership £ 888.03
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 163.44
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 165.27
Purchase price £ 875.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,040.27
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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.
0.82T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 60"
BEST
HD Type
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
BEST
 Mega Contrast
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2300 2100
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Colour Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Display Technology
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 152cm
BEST
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
60W
BEST
40W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
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)
 Video on demand (VOD)
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
85W
BEST
102W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
118kWh
BEST
141kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
210W 205W
BEST

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
 Twin tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
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) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Motion Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motion control
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Digital Clean View Functionality
 Digital Clean View functionality
 Digital Clean View functionality
Processor Cores
4 4
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
 Channel list copy function
MBR Support
 MBR support
 MBR support
USB Cloning Function
 USB cloning function
 USB cloning function
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PurColor
Auto Depth Enhancer
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Peak Illuminator Pro
 Peak Illuminator Pro
 Peak Illuminator Pro

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1680A
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
E-Manual
 E-manual
 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
 Web browser
 Web browser

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
 ECO mode
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Movie
 Cinema
 Game
 Movie
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
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Number of OSD Languages
27 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
40.8mm
BEST
43.4mm
Weight
17.7kg 14kg
BEST
Package Weight
25.5kg 19.3kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
19.9kg 14.4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
346.2mm 294.6mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
799.5mm 233.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,230mm 1,089.1mm
BEST
Height
712.3mm 783.6mm
Width
1,230mm 1,352.4mm
Package Height
807mm 667mm
BEST
Package Width
1,400mm 1,190mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
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
4
BEST
2
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

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