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Samsung UE49KS8000

£1,049.00
£850.00 £199.00 cheaper than 7 days ago
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A recently released and multi award winning 49" 4K TV, with OK running costs and good features
49" 4K No No Feb 2017 A
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £1,199.00. APR 16.9%.
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£1,311.57
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
Purchase price £1,199.00. APR 7.9%.
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£1,402.31
£29.21*
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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£1,421.37
£59.22*
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Samsung UE49KS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 1 year old, we have ranked the Samsung UE49KS8000 number 14 in 50 inch TVs, number 18 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 43 in 4K TVs.
94
Reviews
512 Reviews + 8 Awards
73
Value for Money
Good
75
Features
Good Features
90
Age
8 Months Old
69
Running Costs
£105 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this television 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. Logik TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Samsung, this TV features some of the latest TV technology. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £105 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,366 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and superior image quality.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Thinner than average
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE49KS8000 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 29 in TVs for films. However only average for watching sport, ranking number 82 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 83 in TVs for gaming.
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Watching Films
Very Good
57
Watching Sport
Average
43
Playing Games
Mediocre

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 £1,049 to £850 in the last 7 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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
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Samsung UE49KS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

Television experts really like this TV and have given it eight awards.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and Whatnext.pl all of whom concluded that this TV was very good.

Website Hdtvtest.co.uk thought that this TV was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 15 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this Samsung TV is 84 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this TV rated this television as brilliant on average. 250 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this television 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 Great Product Quality

34 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

12 owners who purchased the Samsung UE49KS8000 thought it was easy to use, nine people agreed that the product was easy to setup and three owners concluded that the product was easy to use the menus. two owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good interface.

Customers Report Great Picture Quality

28 people mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE49KS8000 had good picture quality, 12 customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation and two customers who reviewed it thought it had a good contrast ratio. two owners who bought it considered that it was good for playing games on.

Customers Report Great Sound Quality

21 customers concluded that the Samsung UE49KS8000 had good sound quality.

Excellent Brand

Based on 95,425 expert and user reviews (including 50,236 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Six owners wrote in their reviews that this TV had good features.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was thin.

Customers Report That it is Great for Playing Games On

Four owners who reviewed the Samsung UE49KS8000 reckoned that it was great for gaming.

Customers Report Nice Design

21 customers who bought it considered that it was good looking and four customers who bought it thought it was well designed.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Seven people who bought it agreed that it had a good remote control.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

10 people concluded that this TV was good value for money.

Value For Money

Adequate Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 69% of TVs, it has excellent reviews and is under a year old but has average features. At £850.00 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this Samsung TV is A, and the UE49KS8000 is typical compared to the other 4,366 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE49KS8000 is £105.

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Age

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This television is one of the latest televisions to be released. As such it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older televisions.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The UE49KS8000's display diagonal of 49" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 55% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The UE49KS8000 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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

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

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Not 3D

The UE49KS8000 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Televisions have thicknesses of between 2.9mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Samsung UE49KS8000's thickness of only 42.5mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 82% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 60% of TVs.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Features USB Recording

The UE49KS8000 features USB recording, unlike 92% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE49KS8000 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE49KS8000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

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

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE49KS8000 features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 96% of televisions which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE49KS8000 of 60W is in the highest 3% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE49KS8000 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ECO mode.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

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

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 88% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE49KS8000 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Netflix

The UE49KS8000 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions.

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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 frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 1024 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. 77% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions 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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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE49KS8000 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE49KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 89% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Extended PVR

The UE49KS8000 features extended PVR. 86% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified ue49ks8000txzt, samsung ue49ks8000txzt, ue49ks8000 ue49ks8000, cello ue49ks8000tv, product ue49ks8000, samsung 49ks8000, ue49ks8000l

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08806088213880, 08806088240749, 08806088243481, 08806088243658, 08806088252889, 08806088262307

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