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21 Reasons For
One Industry Award
This television received a "Great Product" award from Benchmark.pl.
Excellent Expert Reviews
This TV received an expert rating of 96 out of 100 from benchmark.pl. That puts this television in the top 6% of all the televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
Excellent User Reviews
On average, based on 23 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 90%.
Samsung Has Good TV Reviews
On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings as do all TVs manufactured by Samsung.
Easy to Use
A number of Samsung UE49KS8000 owners said in their reviews that this TV had a good interface. In January last year Ian mentioned in his review of the Samsung UE49KS8000 “Its intelligent interface made linking to satellite”. Martinrg wrote also in January last year “The Netflix interface is very slick” .
One Samsung UE49KS8000 owner who purchased it thought it was easy to setup. Ian wrote on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and adjust” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
Several customers agreed that it was good quality. Martinrg wrote “Picture quality is amazing” in their review of this TV and scored the product 5 stars. Martinrg also mentioned “The sound quality is actually excellent, far better than my old TV, pumping out a good bass”.
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Good Sound Quality
A number of customers considered that the product had good sound quality.
Good High Def TV
A number of customers who reviewed it said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In January last year Martinrg gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The 4K House of Cards looks great (although to be honest it was great in standard HD” in their Samsung UE49KS8000 review. Martinrg also wrote “Talking of which Sky HD looks great, no issues at all”.
One person thought this TV had good technical guidance. Ian wrote “I used Which guides to get further independent guidance” in his Samsung UE49KS8000 review and scored the Samsung UE49KS8000 5 stars.
One Samsung UE49KS8000 owner who bought the Samsung UE49KS8000 reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Martinrg gave this TV a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “Wifi setup was simple with no trouble”.
One Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung UE49KS8000 had a good stand. Martinrg said on Amazon “Setup is very straightforward, putting on the stand was a doddle” in their Samsung UE49KS8000 review.
Good Smart TV Features
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was good for watching on demand TV.
Good Picture Quality
One person wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.
Supports Smart TV
The UE49KS8000 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.
There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung UE48JU7500[plb_2824053_price] which has better reviews.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price], or the UE55KS8000[pl_3346964_price] both from Samsung.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE48JU7500[plb_2824053_price] which has better reviews.
We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price], or the UE55KS8000[pl_3346964_price] both from Samsung.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many latest comparable spec TVs.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Across all the comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UE49KS8000 the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 120W. The UE49KS8000 has a very high RMS rated power (60 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE49KS8000.
Four Point One Number of Loudspeakerss
Most similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months have between 1 and 11 number of loudspeakerss, including the Samsung UE49KS8000 which has four point one number of loudspeakerss.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Samsung UE49KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
2160p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on TVs that have been on the market for the last year.
The Samsung UE49KS8000 has one of the thinner depths (only 45.2 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the new similar spec TVs the depths range from 35mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm.
5 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
One Samsung UE49KS8000 reviewer reckoned that it was not a bargain for the price. Martinrg mentioned “Not cheap” in their review of this TV however despite that they scored the product very highly.
The UE49KS8000 is not 3D. Most of the other recently released TVs are also not 3D.
If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the Samsung UE48JU7500[plb_2824053_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs that have been around for the last year do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE49KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE49KS8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The number of video formats supported by the UE49KS8000 is more than most latest 4K and 8K TVs. This television supports a H.265 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE49KS8000.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Running Costs Are Average
The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the UE49KS8000 is typical compared to the other 391 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UE49KS8000 will cost £135 over 5 years to run.
Released Eleven Months Ago
This Samsung television was released eleven months ago.
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We bought this set after reading the excellent review in Which? magazine. The picture quality is truly superb-even though 4K transmissions are limited-mostly confined to a few movies on Netflix... Read more…
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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