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Samsung UE55KS8000

£1,249.90
£750.00 £499.90 cheaper than 53 days ago
55" 4K Flat Feb 2017
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £138.03 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Only released three months ago
Features Digital Clean View functionality
23 Reviews + 7 Awards
01net.com 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This 4K and 8K TV has received four awards from expert review sites.

Two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this television. This TV received a "Recommended" award from both Trusted Reviews and Whatnext.pl.

Two more expert review sites both thought that this TV was good. Hardware.info gave this Samsung TV an "Ulitmate" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Great Product" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Nine experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, whathifi.com and product-test.ru have rated this 4K and 8K TV on average 84 out of 100.

Excellent Brand

Based on 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The UE55KS8000 is typical compared to the other 415 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE55KS8000 is £139.


Other

Only Released Three Months Ago

This television is one of the latest TVs to be released.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £499.90 (40%)

The price has dropped from £1,249.90 to £750 in the last 53 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 50% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 50% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Good Value

Two customers reckoned that it was good value for money. Website Audiotechnology.com.au wrote “Good price for what's on offer”. They also said “Good value” in their review.


Performance

Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE55KS8000 features Digital Clean View functionality, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE55KS8000 features USB recording, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other televisions that were launched in the last 12 months also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55KS8000 features extended PVR, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55KS8000 has a game mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE55KS8000 features local dimming, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UE55KS8000 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55KS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE55KS8000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Display

Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV, the UE55KS8000 is not 3D.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

There are a number of alternative 55" televisions currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE55KS7000 (£699) which is cheaper.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE55KS8000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the UE55KS7000 (£699), or the UE55KS700 (£649.99) both from Samsung and both of which are cheaper; or the Samsung UE49KS8000 (£699.99) which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE55KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55KS8000 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55KS8000 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

The UE55KS8000 is a four point one loudspeaker TV. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and five loudspeakers.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television is 29W, and the RMS rated powers range from 6W to 120W. At 60 Watts, the UE55KS8000 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a mounting kit. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other latest comparable spec televisions.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE55KS8000 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE55KS8000 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55KS8000 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55KS8000 supports timeshift. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55KS8000 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55KS8000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other latest comparable spec televisions.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Comparable spec televisions that have been around for the last year have depths of between 25mm and 100mm. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV, the depth of the UE55KS8000 of only 40.8 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55ks8000txxued, samsung ue55ks8000txxc, product ue55ks8000txxu, samsung ue55ks8000ed, audiolab ue55ks8000, anthem ue55ks8000, smart ue55ks8000, ue55ks8000l
Barcodes 08806088241319, 08806088243351, 08806088243436, 08806088252933, 08806088262314

Samsung UE55KS8000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55KS8000 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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