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Samsung UE49KS8000

£1,099.00
Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning 49" 4K TV with good features but a price that represents adequate value for money
49" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE49KS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung UE49KS8000 number 18 in 50 inch TVs, number 24 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 52 in 4K TVs.
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374 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Good
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Good Features
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16 Months Old
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£137 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
77
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £137 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report good product quality, nice design and it is easy to use.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE49KS8000 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching films, ranking number 46 in TVs for films. It is also average for watching sport, ranking number 94 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 80 in TVs for gaming.
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How Big is the Samsung UE49KS8000?

The Samsung UE49KS8000 is 1,094.2mm wide and 635.8mm tall. It is 42.5mm thick and weighs 15kg.

Samsung UE49KS8000 front dimensions
Samsung UE49KS8000 top dimensions

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Samsung UE49KS8000 size in context

Samsung UE49KS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this TV is one of the most highly awarded by TV experts.

The authors at websites Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and Whatnext.pl all concluded that they would endorse this Samsung TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at website Hdtvtest.co.uk strongly endorse this TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at three other expert review sites all concluded that this television was very good. Benchmark.pl gave this TV an "Award", 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award and Hardware.info gave it an "Ulitmate" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

15 experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this television on average 84%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This television has a fantastic average user rating based on 359 user reviews. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

25 people who reviewed the Samsung UE49KS8000 reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Nice Design

14 customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good looking and six people wrote in their reviews that it was well designed.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

13 customers who reviewed the Samsung UE49KS8000 considered that it was easy to use, seven owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup and five customers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. two owners agreed that it had a good interface.

Customers Report Excellent Image Quality

20 people thought this TV had good picture quality and 13 owners wrote that it had good colour saturation.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 70,481 owner and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Six customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report Great Sound Quality

19 people thought the product had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin.

Users Report That it is Great for Playing Games On

Four people said in their reviews that it was great for gaming.

Users Report Good Smart TV Features

Two owners who bought it concluded that it had great smart functions.

Users Report a Good Remote Control

10 people who purchased the product thought it had a good remote control.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eight owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features, and at £1,099.00 it is more expensive than 73% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE49KS8000 of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 57% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Samsung UE49KS8000 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE49KS8000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE49KS8000 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the Samsung UE49KS8000 of only 42.5mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 19% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE49KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE49KS8000 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE49KS8000 features Digital Clean View functionality. 97% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an ECO mode. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE49KS8000 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE49KS8000 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE49KS8000 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

Most televisions have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the Samsung UE49KS8000 which has four point one loudspeakers.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE49KS8000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE49KS8000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE49KS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE49KS8000 of 60W is in the highest 2% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE49KS8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Features USB Recording

The UE49KS8000 features USB recording, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the UE49KS8000 is more than most televisions. This Samsung TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This TV was released in April 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The UE49KS8000 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE49KS8000 is £137.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samledue49ks8000s, certified ue49ks8000txzt, samsung ue49ks8000txzt, samsung ue49ks8000txxu, audiolab ue49ks8000, product ue49ks8000, cello ue49ks8000tv, summer ue49ks8000, samsung 49ks8000, quick ue49ks8000, ue49ks8000l
Barcodes 08806088213880, 08806088240749, 08806088243481, 08806088243658, 08806088252889, 08806088262307

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