We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings.
Supports Smart TV
The UE49KS8090 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UE49KS8090 also support smart TV.
Has a Wi-Fi
The UE49KS8090 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also have a wi-Fi.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65KS8500[plb_3430689_price].
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
At 60 Watts, the Samsung UE49KS8090 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year. The lowest RMS rated power of latest 4K and 8K TVs is 7W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The UE49KS8090 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the latest 4K and 8K TVs. Most of the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UE49KS8090 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this Samsung TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE49KS8090 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Samsung UE49KS8090 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.
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At only 42.5 millimeters, the UE49KS8090 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other new comparable spec TVs. The depths of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 35mm to 99mm.
The Samsung UE49KS8090 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that came out in the last 12 months are also not 3D.
If you are looking for a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 55UF8509[plb_3537337_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UE49KS8090 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.
Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the LG 75UH855[plb_3350140_price].
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE49KS8090 do not feature OLED technology. The UE49KS8090 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to consider including the 55UF8509[pl_3537337_price], or the OLED55E6[pl_3372688_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.
Only Supports Fifteen Video Formats Supporteds
The number of video formats supported by the Samsung UE49KS8090 is more than most recently released TVs. This television supports a H.265 video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UE49KS8090. The video formats supporteds "DIVX", "H.263", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "TS", "VP6", "VP8", "VP9" and "WMV" are also supported by this Samsung TV.
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Only Supports Ten Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung UE49KS8090 is more than most recently released 4K and 8K TVs. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE49KS8090. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AIFF", "ALAC", "APE", "FLAC", "MIDI", "Vorbis", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age 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.
Average Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this TV is A. The UE49KS8090 has an average 5 year running cost of £137 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 391 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this television was released.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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