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Samsung UE49KS7000

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Samsung UE49KS7000

£499.00
£200.00
Our Verdict:
A cheap and multi award winning 49" 4K TV, with a Best Buy award from two expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
95
Reviews
58 Reviews + 6 Awards
86
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
74
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 43.4mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 43.4mm
Release Date Mar 2016
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 UE49KS7000

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Samsung UE49KS7000

£499.00
£200.00
Our Verdict:
A cheap and multi award winning 49" 4K TV, with a Best Buy award from two expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
95
Reviews
58 Reviews + 6 Awards
86
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
74
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
49" 4K No 43.4mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 49"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 43.4mm
Release Date Mar 2016
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 UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
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£789.00
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Samsung UE49KS7000 49inch SUHD 4K HDR Quantum dot Smart TV
£799.00
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£1,099.00
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£799.00
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£1,024.99
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Televisions Samsung 8 Series UE49KS8000 49" LED Smart TV - 4K UltraHD
£1,199.00
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Samsung UE49KS8000 49inch SUHD 4K HDR Quantum dot Smart TV
£1,199.00
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£1,349.00
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Reasons For

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
5 Reasons For
£300 Cheaper
The Samsung UE49KS7000 costs £499.00, whereas the Samsung UE49KS8000 is £799.00.
Expert Reviews Are Better
The average expert review score of the Samsung UE49KS7000 is 92% based on 22 reviews, but the average rating of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 84% (based on 22 reviews).
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has a review score of 100% from Expert Reviews, however the rating of the Samsung UE49KS8000 was only 80% from the same site.
Better Trusted Reviews Review Score
Trusted Reviews gave the Samsung UE49KS7000 a review score of 90%, however the Samsung UE49KS8000's rating was only 80% from the same site.
Better Techradar Review Score
The Samsung UE49KS7000 has a Techradar review score of 90%, however the Samsung UE49KS8000's rating was only 80% from the same site.
6 Reasons For
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an RMS rated power of 60W, but the Samsung UE49KS7000 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 has four point one loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE49KS7000 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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0.9mm Thinner
Samsung UE49KS8000 is 42.5mm thick, but the Samsung UE49KS7000 is a 43.4mm thick TV (0.9mm 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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Two More Awards
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has 8 awards, whereas the Samsung UE49KS7000 has 6 awards.
User Reviews Are a Lot Better
The average user review score of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 95%, however the average rating of the Samsung UE49KS7000 is 80% (based on 49 reviews).
Better Benchmark.pl Review Score
Benchmark.pl's Samsung UE49KS8000 review gave it a score of 96%, whereas the rating of the Samsung UE49KS7000 was only 80% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has more awards than the Samsung UE49KS7000. The Samsung UE49KS8000 has 8 awards, where as the Samsung UE49KS7000 has 6 awards. Compare all award winning TVs.
Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
6 Awards
avforums.com: Best Buy benchmark.pl: Good Product Expert Reviews: Best Buy hdtvtest.co.uk: Best Value Pocket Lint: Recommended Trusted Reviews: 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 UE49KS7000 has better expert reviews than the Samsung UE49KS8000. The average expert reviews score for the Samsung UE49KS7000 is 92% based on 22 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 84% based on 22 reviews.
Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
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 UE49KS7000. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 95% based on 374 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung UE49KS7000 is 80% based on 49 reviews.
Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
5 stars
33 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
10 reviews
Best
5 stars
300 reviews
4 stars
59 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
6 reviews

Expert Reviews Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
Best
Expert Reviews logo
Design-wise, the KS7000 is different from the rest of Samsung's SUHD range. Instead of opting for the floating stand design of its pricier stablemates, the KS7000 has two sets of feet that slot in at either end of the TV. You'll need a table or TV st...
Best Buy
Excellent picture quality
Loads of catch-up apps
Great design
Low input-lag for gaming
Smart remote doesn't work well
Auto Motion Plus is a little aggressive
Small niggles aside, the Samsung KS7000 is an excellent TV. Picture quality is great straight out of the box, and it has plenty of controls to help you fine-tune it if you have a colorimeter handy. It's easy to set up, too, and its ten-year warranty ...
Nov 2016
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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

Hdtvtest.co.uk Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
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Gaming enthusiasts ? especially those who are into reflex-based genres like FPS (first-person shooters) or racing video games ? will love the UE49KS7000?s ultra-responsive [Game] mode. Over the past couple of years, Samsung televisions have consisten...
Best Value
Delivering an image that's almost as good as the more expensive KS8000 series, the Samsung UE49KS7000 offers exceptional value for money. Among the set's many strengths, super-low input lag (including in HDR mode) and BFI-enhanced motion clarity are ...
Oct 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

Trusted Reviews Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
Best
Trusted Reviews logo
What is the Samsung UE49KS7000? The Samsung KS7000 is the entry-level range among the company's elite SUHD models. This 49-incher is the smallest one, but it also comes in sizes of 55, 60 and 65 inches. At a little over £1000, the UE49KS7000 is just...
Recommended
Great definition
Strong contrast
Excellent app support
Separate connections box
Easy assembly
Some backlight bleeding
Slightly crushed blacks
No 3D support
An excellent first step into the world of 4K and HDR TVs......
Sep 2016
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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

Techradar Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
Best
Techradar logo
The Samsung KS7000 Series of HDR ready 4K TVs is really quite special. We gave the 55-inch Samsung UE55KS7000 the full review treatment last month and loved it for its almost-top end performance at thoroughly midrange price point.The 49-inch we have ...
HDR, upscaling
Subtle HDR images
Separate connections box
Slick, quick
Smart Hub
Powerful, punchy sound
Loads of detail
An entertaining allrounder
Impressive dynamics
Easy to use
Great picture quality, high quality design, slick and fast user interface
Requires large TV table
Some backlight bleeding
Lacks YouView or Freeview Play
No 3D support
Nothing at the money
Inflexible stand, no 3D
The KS7000 series is an easy choice if you're looking for superb picture performance and the latest features without spending loads of money......
Aug 2016
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The UE55KS8000's headline attraction is that it has all the specifications necessary to deliver - on paper, anyway - a genuinely premium high dynamic range experience for a mid-range price.These specifications include a high brightness output of beyo...
Strong design
Genuine HDR experience
Good value
Outstanding SDR performance
Good color
Good brightness
Quantum Dot screen
HDR backlight issues
Colour striping with HDR
No 3D support
Some missing apps
Black levels could be darker
Screen uniformity less than perfect
The UE55KS8000 continues Samsung's dedicated pursuit of the ultimate HDR experience with its high brightness and powerful colour technologies. There are one or two stumbles along the way, but overall no other TV range around today offers the same lev...
Nov 2016

Pocket Lint Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
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Samsung has impressed with its line-up of SUHD televisions over the last year. For 2016, the message is about refinement, continuing the solid performance of the LED sets and pushing the message that this is now second-gen HDR (high dynamic range), t...
Recommended
Great picture quality, high quality design, slick and fast user interface
Inflexible stand, no 3D
The Samsung UE55KS7000 is an excellent TV for the price, from picture quality through to the design. The arrangement of having a separate connections box is great for those wall-mounting, as you won't have to scrabble behind the TV every time you wa....
Jun 2016
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Say what you like about Samsung's recent fortunes , there's no shortage of top choices when it comes to choosing an excellent 4K HDR TV - that's ultra-high definition and high dynamic range, to hit the two televisual must-haves for 2016. From the top...
Recommended
Great design, good smart interface
One Connect box avoids cable mess, excellent picture performance for 4K and HDR, pretty good sound for a thin TV
Some unevenness in illumination across the panel, close price point to other Samsung models, no 3D (if anyone should care)
The Samsung KS8000 is a great choice of TV if you're looking for great image quality and smooth delivery of a range of connected services. Priced as it is, with the 65-inch model available for just under £2,000, there's a lot of TV for the money.Sam...
Nov 2016

Avforums.com Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
Avforums.com logo
The KS7000 is Samsung's entry-level flat screen model in its SUHD range of Ultra HD 4K TVs . Like all the models in the SUHD range this year, the KS7000 supports HDR 10 and is certified as Ultra HD Premium ? which means it uses a 10-bit VA panel, can...
Best Buy
Impressive greyscale and colour accuracy
Excellent black levels and contrast ratios
Very good local dimming
Effective video processing
Full HDR support
Incredibly low input lag
State-of-the-art smart features
No support for 3D
Backlight sometimes struggled with HDR content
Well if you're looking for a great performing TV at a very attractive price, then the simple answer is yes. The Samsung UE55KS7000 can be picked up £1,499 and for that you get a fully loaded Ultra HD 4K TV with a flat 10-bit panel, a wider colour ga...
Jun 2016
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

Whathifi.com Review Score

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
Whathifi.com logo
Towards the end of 2015, Samsung had a massive party. We don't know this for certain, but we reckon it's a safe bet. When you dominate the entire TV category at the What Hi-Fi? Awards , you don't go home and look at etchings. It stands to reason that...
Subtle performance across different resolutions
Excellent definition
Natural colours
Pynne odtwarzanie dwikw w wyskokiej jakoci przepustowoci
Cichy silnik synchroniczny 24V
No 3D option
Sound could be more substantial
Brak przedwzmacniacza
Brak funkcji USB czy Bluetooth
Brak gniazda suchawkowego
Samsung won five of our Awards last year, including our TV Product of the Year gong. It certainly hasn't rested on its laurels, but has made use of its momentum - and the result is nothing is nothing short of spectacular. If the Samsung UE55KS7000 is...
Apr 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

Date Released

Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
23 months old 12 months old Best

Key Features

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 UE49KS7000 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 UE49KS7000
Samsung
UE49KS7000
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2
Samsung UE49KS8000
Samsung
UE49KS8000
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2

Review Analysis

Product Quality

Reviewers of the Samsung UE49KS8000 thought the product quality was excellent, and thought the Samsung UE49KS7000 product quality was very good.
Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • Picture quality is great straight out of the box…
    Expertreviews.co.uk - November 2016
  • The picture quality is excellent; it obviously depends what source you use…
    Bluemoose - September 2016
  • Really happy with the picture quality…
    Carl13 - November 2016
  • The picture quality is just amazing with lovely colours…
    Noneof - September 2016
  • This is such a shame as the picture quality itself is mostly fantastic…
    Lew89 - November 2016
  • Functions not easy operating and interactive, Not easy to follow instructions Picture quality excellent…
    GKPAT - July 2016
  • Outstanding picture quality, beautiful design, clear navigation system, simplistic remote control…
    Homeboy16 - June 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
  • Picture Quality

    Reviewers thought the Samsung UE49KS8000 picture quality was excellent, and thought the Samsung UE49KS7000 picture quality was good.
    Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • Picture quality is great straight out of the box…
    Expertreviews.co.uk - November 2016
  • Colours are accurate and contrast is excellent - black is properly black…
    Priestyworld - September 2016
  • The picture quality was truly horrendous on both the original set & the replacement with each also suffering terribly from motion blur & stuttering, not just occasionally…
    E12345B - December 2016
  • The picture quality is excellent; it obviously depends what source you use…
    Bluemoose - September 2016
  • Really happy with the picture quality…
    Carl13 - November 2016
  • Not impressed! This gives you artificial bright colours and sound…
    Mango - April 2017
  • The picture quality is just amazing with lovely colours…
    Noneof - September 2016
  • This is such a shame as the picture quality itself is mostly fantastic…
    Lew89 - November 2016
  • We have been delighted with the appearance, clarity and sound…
    Mikej198 - November 2016
  • Functions not easy operating and interactive, Not easy to follow instructions Picture quality excellent…
    GKPAT - July 2016
  • 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
  • Ease of Use

    Reviewers of the Samsung UE49KS8000 thought the ease of use was excellent, and thought the Samsung UE49KS7000 ease of use was very good.
    Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • It's easy to set up, too…
    Expertreviews.co.uk - November 2016
  • Simply settings to play with…
    Adz1973 - September 2016
  • Easy to set up…
    Mark Crook - December 2016
  • The smart remote is great - very intuitive…
    Mark Crook - December 2016
  • The Smart Remote is able to control all of these components very well…
    KevLon61 - July 2016
  • The settings are easy to follow…
    Triche - August 2016
  • The remote is in my opinion, of poor designed is hard to use to input things that have to be entered via letters…
    Trucon99 - September 2016
  • Ease of use 10…
    Sunnyd2 - November 2016
  • The menu is easy to figure out…
    Inthezoo - December 2016
  • This was easy to set up…
    Invert - December 2016
  • Apparently will control a full home theater amplifier…
    RonUSA - August 2016
  • Beautiful display! Sleek design and ease of use…
    RtooDtoo - December 2016
  • The Remote control is slim and has minimal dual functioning buttons…
    Rmore - December 2016
  • Easy to set up, easy to use, voice commands are great…
    SamsinginginIndy - August 2016
  • Great interface as well…
    SamsungUser23 - November 2016
  • Size and Weight

    Reviewers of the Samsung UE49KS8000 thought the size and weight was excellent, and thought the Samsung UE49KS7000 size and weight was very good.
    Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • It looks good, very slim & with a tiny frame to the screen…
    Bobbob - December 2016
  • Hung this there in its place; amazingly thin bezel and depth, looks amazing…
    Mikee3000 - October 2016
  • There is only a slim universal user guide…
    KevLon61 - July 2016
  • It's also so slim that it looks like a picture frame when it is wall mounted…
    Noneof - September 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
  • Sound Quality

    Reviewers of the Samsung UE49KS8000 thought the sound quality was excellent, and thought the Samsung UE49KS7000 sound quality was good.
    Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • At first reasonably happy with it, sharp bright pictures, OK sound for a flat screen.
    Turnbacktime - December 2016
  • Excellent picture, sound is good enough for me, will invest in a sounder at some point…
    Sammysung - November 2016
  • Sound is perfectly adequate…
    Ashley - October 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
  • Remote Control

    People thought the remote control of both the Samsung UE49KS7000 and the Samsung UE49KS8000 was excellent.
    Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • The smart remote is great - very intuitive…
    Mark Crook - December 2016
  • The included smart remote is very good…
    DoctorDoctor - June 2016
  • Outstanding picture quality, beautiful design, clear navigation system, simplistic remote control (and the usual standard one also included…
    Homeboy16 - June 2016
  • He thought it was the nicest remote he had used…
    Invert - December 2016
  • The remote style is a refreshing one too…
    Rickylix - November 2016
  • The Remote control is slim…
    Rmore - December 2016
  • Great remote great picture and just an all around great product…
    Sing - September 2016
  • Easy to use remote and features…
    Rude999 - December 2016
  • The remote control is simple…
    SOB3PO - November 2016
  • The new remote is great…
    Crs127 - June 2016
  • The remote is simple…
    Anonymous - November 2016
  • Only dislike is the remote control which takes some getting used to…
    Anonymous - December 2016
  • The One Connect is a great concept and allows the remote to easily control your peripherals…
    AZSamsungFan - May 2016
  • Design

    Reviewers thought the Samsung UE49KS8000 design was excellent, and thought the Samsung UE49KS7000 design was good.
    Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
  • A rather beautiful world is revealed…
    Priestyworld - September 2016
  • Beautiful Display with very small surround frame…
    OldLes81 - November 2016
  • If you watch slow smooth moving material you will be fine…
    Turnbacktime - December 2016
  • Then it's faults begin to show and they are pretty fatal…
    Turnbacktime - December 2016
  • Hung this there in its place; amazingly thin bezel and depth, looks amazing…
    Mikee3000 - October 2016
  • We have been delighted with the appearance, clarity and sound…
    Mikej198 - November 2016
  • Outstanding picture quality, beautiful design, clear navigation system, simplistic remote control…
    Homeboy16 - June 2016
  • Sleek design, excellent picture…
    TJA1080 - November 2016
  • Poor design decision…
    Stunsal - November 2016
  • Pretty good sound for something this thin…
    0n1yLettersAndNumbers - November 2016
  • Beautiful display! Sleek design and ease of use…
    RtooDtoo - December 2016
  • The remote style is a refreshing one too…
    Rickylix - November 2016
  • Colors are beautiful and stand out…
    Kukuy - November 2016
  • It's extremely thin and good looking from all angles, even behind…
    Mwwardy - October 2016
  • Very happy with this product, good looking, good picture quality…
    Whatchalot5 - August 2016
  • Beautiful picture, great features, easy to operate, Top quality for a mid grade price…
    Termac - April 2016
  • The color is bright and beautiful, which is great for me, even though my wife compares it to "those super bright billboards you see driving down the highway…
    CtrlFreak - November 2016
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Display Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Display Diagonal 49" 49"
    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
     2160p
    2160p
     2160p
    PQI (Picture Quality Index)
    Colour Depth
    Display Technology
    QLED LED
     QLED
     LED
    QLED LED
     QLED
     LED
    Screen Format Adjustments
    16:9
     16:9
    16:9
     16:9
    Display Diagonal (metric) 123cm 123cm
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    3840 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
    3840 x 2160
     3840 x 2160
     
     
     
    Audio Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    RMS Rated Power 40W 60W
    BEST
    Loudspeaker 2 4
    BEST
    Speaker 2 4
     
     
     
    Smart TV Samsung UE49KS7000 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 UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Energy Efficiency Class
    A
     A
    A
     A
    Power Consumption (typical) 84W 84W
    Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
    Annual Energy Consumption 117kWh 117kWh
    Maximum Power Consumption 170W
    BEST
    185W
     
     
     
    TV Tuner Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Tuner Type
    Analog
     Analog
    Analog
     Analog
    Tuner 2tuner(s) 2tuner(s)
     
     
     
    Performance Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Video Formats Supported
    MP4 H.265
     MP4
     H.265
    MP4 H.265
     MP4
     H.265
    Audio Formats Supported
    WMA LPCM
    PCM RealAudio
    AU ADPCM
    LBR Vorbis
    G.711 AAC++
     WMA
     LPCM
     PCM
     RealAudio
     AU
     ADPCM
     LBR
     Vorbis
     G.711
     AAC++
    WMA LPCM
    PCM RealAudio
    AU ADPCM
    LBR Vorbis
    G.711 AAC++
     WMA
     LPCM
     PCM
     RealAudio
     AU
     ADPCM
     LBR
     Vorbis
     G.711
     AAC++
    Image Formats Supported
    JPG PNG
    BMP MPO
    MJPEG
     JPG
     PNG
     BMP
     MPO
     MJPEG
    JPG PNG
    BMP MPO
    MJPEG
     JPG
     PNG
     BMP
     MPO
     MJPEG
    Processor Cores 4 4
     
     
     
    Packaging Content Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Remote Control Type
    Cables Included
    AC
     AC
    AC
     AC
     
     
     
    Management Features Samsung UE49KS7000 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 UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Thickness 43.4mm 42.5mm
    BEST
    Weight 14kg
    BEST
    15kg
    Weight With Stand 14.4kg
    BEST
    17.1kg
    Depth (with Stand) 233.2mm
    BEST
    345.2mm
    Height (with Stand) 699mm 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
     
     
     
    Ports & Interfaces Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
    RF Port 1 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 UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    RF Input 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Packaging Data Samsung UE49KS7000 Samsung UE49KS8000
    Package Weight 19.3kg
    BEST
    21.4kg
    Package Height 727mm
    BEST
    731mm
    Package Width 1,190mm
    BEST
    1,245mm

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