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Samsung UE49KS8000

£999.00
£789.00 £210.00 cheaper than 37 days ago
49" 4K Ultra HD Flat Feb 2017
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £134.60 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Easy to use
Only released three months ago
34 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

One Industry Award

Benchmark.pl gave this Samsung television a "Great Product" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This 4K and 8K TV received a rating of 96% from television expert review website benchmark.pl. The expert review sites think this Samsung TV is one of the very best 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 36 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 82 out of 100. Over 75% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 47,387 expert and user reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Easy to Use

Four people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to setup. Stubod wrote “Easy to set up and the picture is truly stunning”. Adlingtonian said “The TV was easy to set up and tune in” in their review of this TV. John7371 mentioned in April last year “Its easy to set up with the One Connect box-which you can position away from the TV itself- so much fewer wires hanging behind the set” .

Four customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. In April last year Mr. D. mentioned “A PERFECT OPTION to be used as a massive computer monitor! To use the 4K monitor option you will need to purchase a 4K graphics card (£400” in their review of this TV. Last year Mwwardy wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “I love the smart remote control with it's minimalist style, feels very high quality, almost Apple-like” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Fatcat65 mentioned in their review of this TV “Great picture quality and the sound is great, very easy to use” .

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good interface. Ian gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Its intelligent interface made linking to satellite”. In April last year Martinrg wrote “The Netflix interface is very slick”.

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Nice Design

Five customers concluded that it was good looking. Smokeyhill said on expert website Johnlewis.com “4k just looks beautiful on this set”. Whatchalot5 wrote “Very happy with this product, good looking, good picture quality” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Smokeyhill also said “The picture is just gorgeous and the family spent the fist day with the unit browsing Youtube 4k content” in their review.

Good Product Quality

Fourteen people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Andrewmoray wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “I picked the Samsung 49KS8000 because of its small bezel and superb picture quality (after you dull down the shop settings” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Chrisc101 mentioned in their review of this TV “We have had this TV set up for several days now and the picture quality is absolutely brilliant”. Whatchalot5 said “Sound quality relatively good”.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE49KS8000 is £135, which is typical compared to the other 409 latest comparable spec televisions.


Other

Only Released Three Months Ago

This TV has only been on the market for three months. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have better features.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Ian mentioned in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon in April last year “I used Which guides to get further independent guidance”.


Price

£100 Off Voucher Available

There is a Co-op Electrical voucher for £100 off available. £100 Off any TV over £999. The voucher expires on 26 Apr 2017.

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Price Has Gone Down by £210 (21%)

The price has dropped from £999 to £789 in the last 37 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 55% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 45% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Reasonably Priced

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money. Boby mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “This is a really great TV all the features you need and at a fantastic price !” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. In April this year Hsn wrote “The picture is worse than my Sony full HD tv which cost a third of the price of this tv”.


Features

Good Remote Control

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it had a good remote control. John7371 mentioned in their Samsung UE49KS8000 review on expert review site Johnlewis.com “The learning remote works well-and is easily paired with your HDD/DVD recorder etc”.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on new 4K and 8K TVs. 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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Good Picture Quality

Twelve people thought it had good picture quality. Mwwardy gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV “Now with the HDR+ software upgrade picture quality has improved even further”. Chuck wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “Fantastic picture quality”. Hsn said on expert review site Amazon “Was expecting good clarity, sharp and crisp tv” in their review of the Samsung UE49KS8000 nonetheless they gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5.

Not 3D

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year, the UE49KS8000 is not 3D.

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Good High Def TV

Nine people said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Morley1966 mentioned on expert website Johnlewis.com “The Ultra HD picture just sucks you in” in their review of the Samsung UE49KS8000. Coastal J scored this TV 5 stars out of 5 and said “HD TV broadcasts look terrific”. They also mentioned “The UE49KS8000 is an Ultra HD (HDR) 4K flat 10 bit screen” in their review.

49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the UE55KS8000 (£750) (55" and cheaper), or the UE55KS7000 (£649.99) (55" and cheaper) both from Samsung.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was great for watching Netflix. Two people thought the Samsung UE49KS8000 was great for watching films. Martinrg mentioned on expert review site Amazon “If you are a movie buff then you will get one”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people who purchased the Samsung UE49KS8000 thought it was thin. Mwwardy wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com in April last year “It's extremely thin and good looking from all angles, even behind” in their review of this TV. Coastal J said “This is an incredibly slender TV so an external source is recommended for movies etc (I have it connected to a Canton soundbase on a shelf below” in their review of this TV.

Quite Thin

Across all the new similar spec TVs the depths range from 25mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 45.2 millimeters, the UE49KS8000 has one of the thinner depths amongst televisions of this age.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55KS7500 (£889.99) (88.4mm).

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Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE49KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE49KS8000 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE49KS8000 has a game mode, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Thirteen owners said in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Last year Chihi48 mentioned in their review of this TV “Potentially a very good TV with a superb picture and reasonable sound”. In the same month Cben said in their review of this TV “Stunned by the picture quality, we then connected to our soundbar via the optical connection (well if you want best sound you use the best connection” however they rated this TV 2 stars out of 5. Chipiks wrote “Next person that will turn-on TV will enjoy two speakers working at same time”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE49KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV range from 6W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W. The UE49KS8000 has a fairly high RMS rated power (60 Watts) compared to most of the other newly released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other latest TVs.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the UE55KS8000 (£750), or the UE55KS7000 (£649.99) both from Samsung and both of which are cheaper.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE55KS7500 (£889.99) is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE49KS8000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good for watching on demand TV. In April last year Margarita07 wrote “A Samsung sound bar has been a great addition to the TV! Linking a DVD player and Apple TV was so easy also” in their review of this TV. Coastal J mentioned on expert review site Amazon “4K viewing from 4K blu rays and Netflix are just fabulous”.

Supports Timeshift

The UE49KS8000 supports timeshift. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support timeshift.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE49KS8000 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE49KS8000 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE49KS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE49KS8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE49KS8000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samledue49ks8000s, samsung ue49ks8000txxu, certified ue49ks8000t, samsung samue49ks8000, samsung hd360design, product ue49ks8000, samsung 49ks8000, quick ue49ks8000, ue49ks8000l
Barcodes 08806088213880, 08806088240749, 08806088243481, 08806088243658, 08806088252889, 08806088262307

Samsung UE49KS8000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE49KS8000 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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