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Samsung UE49KS7000 vs Samsung UE49KS8000

Samsung UE49KS7000 vs Samsung UE49KS8000

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Samsung UE49KS7000
Samsung UE49KS8000

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1.8mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7000 is a 43.4mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 45.2mm thick TV (1.8mm thicker). 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.

£144 cheaper
The Samsung UE49KS7000 costs £645.00, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is £789.00.
More popular
The Samsung UE49KS7000 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 11237 by sales volume in our TVs, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 ranks No. 28446.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE49KS7000 is "A", but the rating of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is "A".
One more awards
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has 2 awards, however the Samsung UE49KS8000 has 1 award.
6 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an RMS rated power of 60W, but the Samsung UE49KS7000 is only a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). 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.

Available from 11 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
1% cheaper to run
The Samsung UE49KS8000 only costs £134.60 to run over five years but the Samsung UE49KS7000 costs £136.43 to run (1% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE49KS7000 is "A".
Expert reviews are a little better
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average expert review score of 96%, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average rating of 93% (based on 6 reviews).
User reviews are a little better
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average user review score of 82%, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average rating of 80% (based on 40 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 22 sellers sells the Samsung UE49KS7000, however 33 retailers sell the Samsung UE49KS8000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Two months older
The Samsung UE49KS7000 is older than the Samsung UE49KS8000 by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 1%
Over five years the Samsung UE49KS7000 costs £136.43 to run which is £1.83 more to run than the Samsung UE49KS8000. Show assumptions.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average expert rating of 93%, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average expert rating of 96% (based on 1 review).
Slightly Lower user review Score
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Samsung UE49KS8000 has an average user rating of 82% (based on 33 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
1.8mm thicker Edit
Samsung UE49KS8000 is 45.2mm thick, but the Samsung UE49KS7000 is a 43.4mm thick TV (1.8mm 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.

£144 more expensive
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE49KS7000 by £144.
Worse selling
The Samsung UE49KS8000 ranks No. 28446 by sales volume, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 ranks No. 11237.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung UE49KS8000 has received 1 award, the Samsung UE49KS7000 has received 2 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
benchmark.pl: Great Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

5 months Ago 3 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Purchase price £ 645.00
Total cost of ownership £ 781.43
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 134.60
Purchase price £ 789.00
Total cost of ownership £ 923.60
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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.
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 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
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2100 2300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 QLED
 LED
 QLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
 1.5
 1.5

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W 84W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 117kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
170W
BEST
185W

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
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
2tuner(s) 2tuner(s)

Performance

Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 VRO
 SVI
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 DIVX
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 MTS
 M2T
 WEBM
 VRO
 SVI
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 RealAudio
 AU
 ADPCM
 LBR
 Vorbis
 G.711
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 RealAudio
 AU
 ADPCM
 LBR
 Vorbis
 G.711
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
 MJPEG
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
 MPO
 MJPEG
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
 Subtitles
 Subtitles
Digital Clean View Functionality
 Digital Clean View functionality
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 4
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 PSB
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 PSB
 TTXT
 TXT
 TTX
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
Unknown - Click to provide data
MBR Support
 MBR support
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cloning Function
 USB cloning function
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
 High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
PurColor
 PurColor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Peak Illuminator Pro
 Peak Illuminator Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

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

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
 Auto power off system
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
43.4mm
BEST
45.2mm
Weight
14kg
BEST
15kg
Package Weight
19.3kg
BEST
21.4kg
Weight With Stand
14.4kg
BEST
17.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
233.2mm
BEST
345.2mm
Height (with Stand)
699mm
BEST
1,094.2mm
Width (with Stand)
1,089.1mm
BEST
1,094.2mm
Height
633.6mm 635.8mm
Width
1,089.1mm 1,094.2mm
Package Height
727mm
BEST
731mm
Package Width
1,190mm
BEST
1,245mm

Ports & Interfaces

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
3
BEST
1
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+
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3
RS-232C Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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