Samsung UE43KS7500 vs Samsung UE49KS8000
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Samsung UE43KS7500

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and relatively new 43" 4K TV, with a fair price and good features
92
Reviews
134 Reviews + 3 Awards
77
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Features
Good Features
89
Age
12 Months Old
80
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
43" 4K No 83.1mm Feb 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 43"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 83.1mm
Release Date Feb 2017
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE49KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fairly new 49" 4K TV, good for watching films
95
Reviews
991 Reviews + 8 Awards
67
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Age
12 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 42.5mm Feb 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 42.5mm
Release Date Feb 2017
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE43KS7500

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and relatively new 43" 4K TV, with a fair price and good features
92
Reviews
134 Reviews + 3 Awards
77
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Features
Good Features
89
Age
12 Months Old
80
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
43" 4K No 83.1mm Feb 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 43"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 83.1mm
Release Date Feb 2017
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung UE49KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fairly new 49" 4K TV, good for watching films
95
Reviews
991 Reviews + 8 Awards
67
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Age
12 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 42.5mm Feb 2017 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 42.5mm
Release Date Feb 2017
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
Reliant Direct
£769.00
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RGB Direct
£779.00
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Crampton and Moore
Samsung UE43KS7500 43inch Curved SUHD 4K HDR Quantum dot Smart TV
£848.99
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HiFix UK
£995.00
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4 Prices from 4 Stores | £769.00-£995.00
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RGB Direct
£799.00
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Atlantic Electrics Ltd
£1,024.99
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RLR Distribution
Televisions Samsung 8 Series UE49KS8000 49" LED Smart TV - 4K UltraHD
£1,199.00
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Crampton and Moore
Samsung UE49KS8000 49inch SUHD 4K HDR Quantum dot Smart TV
£1,199.00
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Reliant Direct
£1,349.00
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Amazon UK
LEQ University of North Carolina Tar Heels Embossed Leather Gift Card Holder
£1,399.99
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6 Prices from 6 Stores | £799.00-£1,399.99
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Reasons For

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
2 Reasons For
£30 Cheaper
The Samsung UE43KS7500 costs £30 less than the Samsung UE49KS8000.
17% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Samsung UE43KS7500 is £18 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE49KS8000 over five years.
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13 Reasons For
Larger Display Diagonal
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a 49" TV. That's 6" larger than the Samsung UE43KS7500 (43").

‘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.

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20W Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an RMS rated power of 60W, however the Samsung UE43KS7500 is only a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W lower).

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.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a four point one loudspeaker TV, whereas the Samsung UE43KS7500 only has two point one loudspeakers.

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.

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Vastly Thinner
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a thickness of 42.5mm, however the Samsung UE43KS7500 is an 83.1mm thick TV (40.6mm thicker).

The thickness of a 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.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Five More Awards
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has 8 awards, but the Samsung UE43KS7500 has 3 awards.
Expert Reviews Are Better
Based on 22 reviews, the average expert review score of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 84%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung UE43KS7500 is 78% (based on 17 reviews).
User Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Based on 374 reviews, the average user review score of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 94%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung UE43KS7500 is 84% (based on 42 reviews).
Better Techradar Review Score
Techradar gave the Samsung UE49KS8000 a review score of 80%, but the Samsung UE43KS7500 only has a rating of 70% from the same site.
Better Techradar.com/au/ Review Score
Techradar.com/au/ gave the Samsung UE49KS8000 a review score of 80%, but the Samsung UE43KS7500's rating was only 70% from the same site.
Better Trusted Reviews Review Score
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a Trusted Reviews review score of 80%, but the Samsung UE43KS7500 only has a rating of 70% from the same site.
Better Avforums.com Review Score
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a review score of 90% from Avforums.com, but the Samsung UE43KS7500 only has a rating of 80% from the same site.
Better Product-Test.ru Review Score
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a Product-test.ru review score of 82%, but the Samsung UE43KS7500 only has a rating of 81% from the same site.

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has more awards than the Samsung UE43KS7500. The Samsung UE49KS8000 has 8 awards, where as the Samsung UE43KS7500 has 3 awards. Compare all award winning TVs.
Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended conowego.pl: Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk: Recommended
8 Awards Best
01net.com: 5 Star benchmark.pl: Award Expert Reviews: Recommended hardware.info: Ulitmate hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended Pocket Lint: Recommended Trusted Reviews: Recommended whatnext.pl: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has better expert reviews than the Samsung UE43KS7500. The average expert reviews score for the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 84% based on 22 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung UE43KS7500 is 78% based on 17 reviews.
Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
7 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has better user reviews than the Samsung UE43KS7500. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 94% based on 374 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung UE43KS7500 is 84% based on 42 reviews.
Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
5 stars
28 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
5 reviews
Best
5 stars
300 reviews
4 stars
58 reviews
3 stars
9 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
6 reviews

Expert Reviews Review Score

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
Expert Reviews logo
This includes a 4K resolution, High Dynamic Range (HDR) support and one of Samsung's Quantum Dot display panels ? more on this later. It's also worth noting that the KS7500 range is also available in 43in, 50in and 65in variations, but image quality ...
The Samsung UE55KS7500 packs in 4K and HDR, but its image quality is a little so-so for the money......
Jul 2017
Expert Reviews logo
Extending the minimalistic theme is a breakout connection box ? a Samsung trademark for several years now ? that houses four HDMI ports, each of which can properly handle the latest HDR signal from 4K Blu-ray players. Two remote controls ? a Smart wa...
Recommended
Gorgeous design
Great 4K and HDR image quality
Best-in-class input lag
Best viewed head-on
Backlighting is visible in a dark room
No Dolby Vision
A giant UHD-premium TV with great all-round performance ? and gamers and sports fans will love it......
Dec 2016

Whathifi.com Review Score

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
Whathifi.com logo
It's been a while since we've seen a range of TVs as consistent as Samsung's 2016 UHD line up. No matter the screen size, in both curved and flat designs, it impresses us time and time again with a picture that ticks all the boxes. Even as one of its...
Sharp, bright picture
Broad, subtle colour palette
Good HDR
Stable motion performance
Easy to use interface
Curved display seems unnecessary at this size
While big screens might have the wow factor for reviewers and consumers alike, smaller-screen TVs are still a go-to for many, whether that be down to a lack of space or sometimes just as a second TV.The UE43KS7500 is a solid choice for either of thos...
Dec 2016
Whathifi.com logo
In the battle of curved TV versus flat TV, most people sit firmly in one camp or the other. If it's the former, Samsung's 2016 range of TVs has you covered. If it's the latter, you are a little more limited. This means, in absolute terms, the Samsung...
Bright screen
Great HDR performance
Stunning picture quality across all sources
Punchy colours
Plenty of subtle detail
Stable picture
Blacks could go a touch deeper
Some 'blooming' noticeable with HDR content
The Samsung UE49KS9000 TV squeezes a lot of tech into a sub-50in screen, making it a tempting buy for the size-conscious consumer wanting a high-end 4K upgrade.If you have shunned the trend for curved TVs, the UE49KS8000 is by far the best flatscreen...
Sep 2016

Trusted Reviews Review Score

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
Trusted Reviews logo
The UE43KS7500 is a 43-inch TV with a curved screen, a native UHD resolution and support for HDR (high dynamic range) playback. While this looks like a strong feature set for a £799 TV, its curved screen, small size and minor backlight flaws ultimat...
Spectacular picture quality
Wellpresented smart TV system
Cute design
Curved screen creates issues without much benefit
Backlight clouding and vertical banding
Too small for curved and 4K technologies
The UE43KS7500 is a talented TV. It looks lovely, and delivers plenty of picture quality thrills. It's too small to do full justice to its native UHD resolution, though, and Samsung's KS7000 series offers better value......
Nov 2016
Best
Trusted Reviews logo
What is the Samsung UE49KS8000? If you fancy getting your hands on Samsung's mostly excellent 2016 TV tech but don't like curved screens, the UE49KS8000 is for you. Its 49-inch screen is resolutely flat, and while it falls slightly short in specifica...
Recommended
Stunningly dynamic HDR pictures
Good smart TV system
Good price for what's on offer
Backlight issues with dark HDR scenes
Missing a couple of catchup TV platforms
No 3D
Samsung UE49KS8000 ? Performance The UE49KS8000 joins the KS9000 series in doing more justice to HDR ? or, at least, the key brightness part of HDR ? than any other similarly priced TV. It can hit brightness peaks at substantially above the 1000-nit ...
Sep 2016

Avforums.com Review Score

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
Avforums.com logo
The KS7500 is Samsung's entry-level model in their SUHD range of Ultra HD 4K TVs and as such it sits just below the KS9000 in the pecking order. The KS7500 uses a curved panel but if that isn't to your tastes, there's also the flat-panelled KS7000, w...
Recommended
Impressive greyscale and colour accuracy
Excellent black levels and contrast ratios
Decent local dimming
Effective video processing
Full HDR support
Incredibly low input lag
Stateoftheart smart features
No support for 3D
Occasional bright edges and clouding
Backlight sometimes struggled with HDR content
The Samsung UE55KS7500 represents the entry point for their SUHD range of TVs but don't for one second think that means an entry-level standard of performance. The KS7500 has an almost identical feature set to the more expensive KS9000, which represe...
May 2016
Best
Avforums.com logo
The KS8000 is Samsung's top flat screen TV for 2016 and is essentially the same as the company's other flagship edge-lit model the KS9000 . The only real difference between the two TVs, aside from the shape of the screen, is that the KS9000 includes ...
Great blacks and contrast ratios
Impressive colour accuracy
Effective local dimming
Excellent video processing
Good backlight uniformity
HDR content looks stunning
Incredibly low input lag
Attractive design
State-of-the-art smart features
Disappointing out-of-the-box greyscale
Occasional bright edges
No 3D support
That very much depends on your priorities but if you're looking for a high performance Ultra HD TV with a flat screen, then the Samsung KS8000 should definitely be on your short list. The TV is attractively designed and well built, with a great set o...
Sep 2016

Hdtvtest.co.uk Review Score

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
Hdtvtest.co.uk logo
The Samsung UE55KS7500?s gently curved panel is framed by a slim black bezel and a silver side trim. Its chassis is also relatively slender, helped by the set's edge-lit LED backlight and breakaway connections box. The front Ultra Black moth-eye filt...
Recommended
Good set of accessories, including a travel sleeve and replacement keycaps
Good build quality with a thick steel frameplate
USB passthrough port available, and located in a useful position
Use of Cherry MX switches with excellent quality control
Mini
Restitution sonore naturelle et assez bien quilibre
Trs belle reproduction de l'espace, immersif
Puissant, distorsion faible
Excellente qualit du microphone
Confortable, lger et souple
Longueur du cble
Rfflade extratangenter
Mobilladdning
Lstagbar usbkabel
Det medfljande fodralet
Poor quality stock keycaps
Relatively expensive for what you get
Secondary legends not uniformly backlit
Uniquement USB et PC, cble propritaire
Une virtualisation 7.1 oublier
Logiciel simpliste
Grave qui aurait pu tre plus profond et un peu plus prcis
Ingen mjukvara
Inga makroknappar
Ingen rgbbelysning
Aningen dyrt
Although its HDR presentation was a bit hit and miss, the Samsung UE55KS7500 earned our ?Recommended? award thanks to superb post-calibration accuracy, good screen uniformity, high motion clarity, and outstanding gaming responsiveness......
May 2016
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Using our custom-authored test pattern consisting a small white box crawling horizontally then vertically along the borders of a black background, we counted 16 vertical columns of dimmable zones spanning the entire height of the screen, although dep...
Highly Recommended
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is one of the best sub-£2000 65-incher you can buy new on the market at this time of publication (Dec 2016), particularly if motion sharpness and low-lag gaming responsiveness even in HDR mode are important to you......
Dec 2016

Date Released

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
12 months old 12 months old

What are They Best Used For

Watching Films

When ranking TVs for their suitability to display films, we’ve concentrated on several key attributes. These include contrast ratio and local dimming, which allow the dark colours on the screen to look deeper and richer - helpful for nighttime scenes. Also the screen resolution plays a part - 4K and higher resolutions mean that the image will be clearer and more detailed. Finally the size of the screen is also important - explosions and big dramatic reveals are so much more effective when you don’t have to squint to see the screen!

Compare the best TVs for film.

Watching Sport

When ranking TVs for sport, we’ve concentrated primarily on the most important attributes. First off, we concentrate on the ‘motion interpolation frequency’. This is important for fast-moving spots, since it reduces the amount of blurring on screen. We also take the size of the screen into account - sports matches are far more immersive when viewed on a giant screen! Finally, we look at display brightness and display resolution, so that the games always appear as fully-detailed and bright.

Compare the best TVs for sport.

Playing Games

When ranking TVs for games, we’ve concentrated on a number of key attributes: primarily ‘motion interpolation frequency’ and ‘high refresh rate’. Both connect to the quality of the image coming from the games console to the TV - both reduce instances of blurring caused by fast moving objects on the screen, and allow the image to appear more detailed and cleaner.

Compare the best TVs for gaming.

Key Features

Display Diagonal

‘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.

Thickness

The thickness of a 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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Samsung UE43KS7500
Samsung
UE43KS7500
11 trees 0.43 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Samsung UE49KS8000
Samsung
UE49KS8000
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2

Review Analysis

Size and Weight

Reviews for the Samsung UE49KS8000 mention that size and weight was excellent, and reviews for the Samsung UE43KS7500 mention that size and weight was good.
Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • It looks achingly cute in its svelte curved bodywork…
    Techradar.com - November 2016
  • It's startlingly affordable for such a heavily feature…
    Techradar.com - November 2016
  • The set itself is not heavy…
    VicMeldrew - October 2016
  • Awesome Sauce! Super slim!
    Tarekh123 - April 2016
  • The Remote control is slim and has minimal dual functioning buttons…
    Rmore - December 2016
  • Ultra thin…
    FranklyFran - November 2016
  • The design is great, slim, thin…
    Cowboysfan79 - September 2016
  • Good size picture quality and sound…
    Beedy131 - December 2016
  • GREAT PICTURE AND SOUND EVEN WITH THE SLIM DESIGN…
    Mayne134 - August 2016
  • It's super slim and the bezel is almost not even there, so it's beautiful…
    LittleBits - November 2016
  • Picture Quality

    For both the Samsung UE43KS7500 and the Samsung UE49KS8000 people mentioned that the picture quality was excellent.
    Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • Delivers plenty of picture quality thrills…
    Trustedreviews.com - November 2016
  • The picture quality is great…
    HeatherA - September 2016
  • Fantastic picture quality, very easy to set up…
    Sundaysunday - November 2016
  • Fantastic picture quality…
    Leeds for ever - August 2016
  • Outdoor nature films look beautiful with lovely balanced colours…
    Honeybeesuk - January 2017
  • The picture quality is amazing…
    THEIRONDOLLY - September 2016
  • Could not be happier! Colors are crisp, picture is razor sharp…
    TVfan88 - September 2016
  • Excellent picture quality…
    Stabler - October 2016
  • The picture quality is great…
    Street5Oh - November 2016
  • Features are not flat and colors look real…
    SwanSong324 - May 2016
  • Handles the reflections quite well and there is no loss of image quality even viewed from angles…
    Devspace - December 2016
  • Both have superior picture quality…
    Inthezoo - December 2016
  • Great for gaming as well…
    Dave22m - November 2016
  • IT HAS A VERY HIGH CLARITY SOUND…
    YoelPesso121 - December 2016
  • The colors are spot on, deep blacks…
    4Ktheway - May 2016
  • Product Quality

    People thought the product quality of both the Samsung UE49KS8000 and the Samsung UE43KS7500 was excellent.
    Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • Delivers plenty of picture quality thrills…
    Trustedreviews.com - November 2016
  • It even has good sound quality…
    LittleRuthie - July 2016
  • The picture quality is great…
    HeatherA - September 2016
  • Fantastic picture quality, very easy to set up…
    Sundaysunday - November 2016
  • Fantastic picture quality…
    Leeds for ever - August 2016
  • The picture quality is amazing…
    THEIRONDOLLY - September 2016
  • Excellent picture quality…
    Stabler - October 2016
  • The picture quality is great…
    Street5Oh - November 2016
  • We love the viewing quality…
    TVwatcherSamsung - November 2016
  • The sound quality is fine…
    Deepanjan - December 2016
  • Handles the reflections quite well and there is no loss of image quality even viewed from angles…
    Devspace - December 2016
  • Both have superior picture quality…
    Inthezoo - December 2016
  • The picture quality is out of this world…
    Smiley - December 2016
  • Awesome quality and clarity! Product arrived sooner than expected!
    Samsungloveit - November 2016
  • The picture quality is Amazing! The sound quality is ok…
    KnownAsTheGuy - October 2016
  • Sound Quality

    For both the Samsung UE49KS8000 and the Samsung UE43KS7500 reviewers mentioned that the sound quality was excellent.
    Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • It even has good sound quality…
    LittleRuthie - July 2016
  • The only poor point is the sound system…
    StevenHayling - November 2016
  • The built in speakers are amazing…
    Tstormz - July 2016
  • The sound quality is fine…
    Deepanjan - December 2016
  • The built in speakers are not too bad…
    Ftran - December 2016
  • Pretty good sound for something this thin…
    0n1yLettersAndNumbers - November 2016
  • And the sound is fantastic!
    SCLover - December 2016
  • The picture quality is Amazing! The sound quality is ok…
    KnownAsTheGuy - October 2016
  • The picture and sound is superb…
    Adlingtonian - October 2016
  • It has different sound options, one being clear speech…
    Morley1966 - December 2016
  • The sound was very clear…
    Morley1966 - December 2016
  • Sound quality relatively good…
    Whatchalot5 - August 2016
  • Price

    Reviews for the Samsung UE49KS8000 mention that price was excellent, and reviews for the Samsung UE43KS7500 mention that price was very good.
    Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • It's startlingly affordable for such a heavily feature…
    Techradar.com - November 2016
  • That is the price you pay for having to get the sound from the back of the set…
    StevenHayling - November 2016
  • Not cheap…
    Leeds for ever - August 2016
  • Great balance of cost and features…
    Stabler - October 2016
  • Some guys said the feet or stands were really cheaply made or would break easily…
    RoloTV - May 2016
  • The support from the legs is very poor, as the set flexes back and forth, which makes it feel cheap and cheesy to me…
    Spytech - April 2016
  • Having dithered for some time as to whether to get this (given it is not exactly cheap) initially impression is that it was definitely worthwhile…
    ChrisC101 - August 2016
  • Didn't want to go cheap on a lesser model…
    David - December 2016
  • Best value for the price…
    DealGrabber - October 2016
  • Fantastic! Truly a best in class for price…
    Gumbygaya - September 2016
  • Great value!
    GlennL - November 2016
  • This is a great product! It's pricey.
    AZSamsungFan - May 2016
  • The display is the best in its price class…
    Anonymous - September 2016
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Display Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Display Diagonal 43" 49"
    BEST
    HD Type
    4K
     4K
    4K
     4K
    High Frequency Rate
    Display Resolution
    3840 x 2160 (4K)
     3840 x 2160 (4K)
    3840 x 2160 (4K)
     3840 x 2160 (4K)
    Motion Interpolation Frequency 200Hz 200Hz
    Display Brightness
    Supported Video Mode
    2160p 1080p
    720p
     2160p
     1080p
     720p
    2160p 1080p
    720p
     2160p
     1080p
     720p
    PQI (Picture Quality Index)
    Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
    Display Technology
    QLED LED
     QLED
     LED
    QLED LED
     QLED
     LED
    Screen Format Adjustments
    16:9
     16:9
    16:9
     16:9
    Display Diagonal (metric) 108cm 123cm
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    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160
    1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
     4096 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
     1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
     1920 x 1080
    4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160
    1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
     4096 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
     1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
     1920 x 1080
    Display Curvature Radius Unknown - Click to provide data
    Screen Curvature 3,000mm Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Audio Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    RMS Rated Power 40W 60W
    BEST
    Loudspeaker 2 4
    BEST
    Speaker 2 4
     
     
     
    Smart TV Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Video App
    Netflix
     Netflix
    Netflix
     Netflix
    Lifestyle Apps
    Samsung Smart View Samsung Billing
    Samsung Smart Vi
     Samsung Smart View
     Samsung Billing
     Samsung Smart Vi
    Samsung Smart View Samsung Billing
    Samsung Smart Vi
     Samsung Smart View
     Samsung Billing
     Samsung Smart Vi
     
     
     
    Power Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Energy Efficiency Class
    A
     A
    A
     A
    Power Consumption (typical) 70W
    BEST
    84W
    Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
    Annual Energy Consumption 97kWh 117kWh
    BEST
    Maximum Power Consumption 135W
    BEST
    185W
     
     
     
    TV Tuner Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Tuner Type
    Analog
     Analog
    Analog
     Analog
    Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data 2tuner(s)
     
     
     
    Performance Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    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
    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
    AIFF APE
    FLAC MIDI
    MP3 M4A
    OGG WAV
    WMA MPA
    MID ALAC
    AAC++
     AIFF
     APE
     FLAC
     MIDI
     MP3
     M4A
     OGG
     WAV
     WMA
     MPA
     MID
     ALAC
     AAC++
    AIFF APE
    FLAC MIDI
    MP3 M4A
    OGG WAV
    WMA MPA
    MID ALAC
    AAC++
     AIFF
     APE
     FLAC
     MIDI
     MP3
     M4A
     OGG
     WAV
     WMA
     MPA
     MID
     ALAC
     AAC++
    Image Formats Supported
    JPG PNG
    BMP MPO
     JPG
     PNG
     BMP
     MPO
    JPG PNG
    BMP MPO
     JPG
     PNG
     BMP
     MPO
    Processor Cores 4 4
     
     
     
    Packaging Content Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Remote Control Type
    Cables Included
    AC
     AC
    AC
     AC
     
     
     
    Management Features Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Smart Modes
    Cinema Game
    Movie
     Cinema
     Game
     Movie
    Cinema Game
    Movie
     Cinema
     Game
     Movie
    Number of OSD Languages 27 27
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Thickness 83.1mm 42.5mm
    BEST
    Weight 10.3kg
    BEST
    15kg
    Weight With Stand 10.6kg
    BEST
    17.1kg
    Depth (with Stand) 205.6mm
    BEST
    345.2mm
    Height (with Stand) 622.9mm 1,094.2mm
    Width (with Stand) 956.5mm 1,094.2mm
    BEST
    Height 554.5mm 635.8mm
    Width 956.5mm 1,094.2mm
     
     
     
    Ports & Interfaces Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
    RF Port 3 4
    BEST
    RS-232 Port 1 1
    Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
    USB 2.0 Port 3 3
    HDMI Port 4 4
    Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 1.3
    RS-232C Port 1 1
     
     
     
    Technical Details Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    RF Input 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Packaging Data Samsung UE43KS7500 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Package Weight 13.5kg
    BEST
    21.4kg
    Package Height 624mm
    BEST
    731mm
    Package Width 1,030mm
    BEST
    1,245mm

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