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Samsung UE49KS8000

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Samsung UE49KS8000

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Samsung UE49KS8000
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A multi award winning but 2 year old 49" 4K television, with great features and low running costs
49" 4K No 42.5mm Jul 2016 A
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Samsung UE49KS8000 Review

With outstanding reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung UE49KS8000 number 15 in 50 inch TVs, number 42 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 90 across all TVs.
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Reviews
415 Reviews + 8 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
20 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 97% 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. Looking across the entire LG TV range, the average reviews for all LG TVs are also excellent.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,427 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, good sound quality and product quality.
This Samsung TV has some great features:
4K
UHD resolution
Create your own entertainment space
Plug your entertainment into the TV
Accelerate your smart TV with tizen
Faster speeds, stronger performance
Easily share your content to TV
Supreme UHD dimming
Ultra black
UHD upscaling
Bezel-less 360 design
Thinner than average
Cloud gaming
Smart hub
SUHD remastering engine
HDR 1000
Quantum dot colour
Welcome to a quantum leap in picture quality
Higher than average RMS rated power
Supports Wi-Fi
Simple and fast wireless connection

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE49KS8000 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 36 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 100 in TVs for films as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 95 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
71
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,024.99 to £799 in the last 6 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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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 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

This Samsung TV has received eight awards from television experts.

The writers at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this TV. This was from Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and Whatnext.pl who gave it an "Recommended".

Website Hdtvtest.co.uk concluded that this Samsung TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this TV is 84% based on 15 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

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Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this television is exceptional based on 394 user reviews. Over 79% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

15 customers who purchased this TV concluded that it was easy to use, 13 customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup and seven people who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. two owners thought it had a good interface.

Excellent Brand

We checked 92,672 owner and expert reviews (including 54,068 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Sound Quality

26 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

42 people said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Superior Image Quality

33 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality, 17 people wrote in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation and two people thought the product had a good contrast ratio.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Five customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was thin.

Users Report Nice Design

24 owners thought it was good looking and six people reckoned that the product was well designed.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

10 owners agreed that the product had good features.

Users Report a Good Remote Control

13 customers thought the Samsung UE49KS8000 had a good remote control.

Customers Report That it is Great for Playing Games On

Four customers concluded that it was great for gaming.

Users Report Good Smart TV Features

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had great smart functions.

Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who bought the product mentioned that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

10 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A, and the UE49KS8000 is typical compared to the other 4,427 televisions that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE49KS8000 is £100.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This TV was released in July 2016.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE49KS8000's display diagonal of 49" is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 43% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

The highest resolution of the UE49KS8000 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the resolution 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/QLED Technology

The UE49KS8000 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE49KS8000 is not 3D. 76% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the UE49KS8000 of only 42.5mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 81% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Samsung UE49KS8000's RMS rated power of 60W is higher than 96% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE49KS8000 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

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

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Supports Timeshift

The UE49KS8000 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

Most televisions have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the Samsung UE49KS8000 which has four point one loudspeakers.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE49KS8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE49KS8000 has an ECO mode. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung UE49KS8000 features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 95% of televisions which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports Bluetooth, unlike 79% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. This Samsung TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Netflix

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

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE49KS8000 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE49KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE49KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Features Extended PVR

The UE49KS8000 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung samledue49ks8000s, certified ue49ks8000txzt, samsung ue49ks8000txxu, samsung ue49ks8000txzt, samsung ue49ks8000l, audiolab ue49ks8000, product ue49ks8000, cello ue49ks8000tv, summer ue49ks8000, samsung 49ks8000, quick ue49ks8000

Barcodes:

08806088213880, 08806088240749, 08806088243481, 08806088243658, 08806088252889, 08806088262307

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