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Samsung UE55KS8000

£1,299.00
£800.00 £499 cheaper than 42 days ago
Samsung UE55KS8000
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A multi award winning and newly released 55" 4K TV, with a fair price and very good features
55" 4K No 40.8mm Aug 2017 A+
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Brand New Samsung UE55KS8000 55" 4K SUHD Smart LED TV with Quantum Dot Display (Brand new, unopened)
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£1,649.00
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Refurbished - Samsung UE55KS8000T 55" 4K Ultra HD UHD HDR Smart LED TV Freeview Grade C (Refurbished)
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Samsung UE55KS8000 Review

Released just 5 months ago and with excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UE55KS8000 number 28 in 55 inch TVs, number 29 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 77 in 4K TVs.
90
Reviews
53 Reviews + 9 Awards
71
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Age
6 Months Old
73
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 53 reviews. This TV has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk plus one other site. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Samsung 5 months ago, it is one of the newest TVs on the market, incorporating some of the latest television features. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report good remote control.
This Samsung TV has some great features:
4K
The smartest TV on the planet
360 design
360 degree design
Auto detection
Smart view
Gaming
One remote control
Supreme UHD dimming
Larger than average display diagonal
Ultra black
HDR 1000
Quantum dot colour
A quantum leap in picture quality
Supports Wi-Fi
Thinner than average
Bezel-less design

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE55KS8000 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 79 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 160 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 159 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Good
63
Watching Sport
Good
69
Playing Games
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.
There is a 58% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung UE55KS8000 Video Reviews

Samsung UE55KS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst televisions, this Samsung TV is one of the most awarded by TV experts.

This television received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews, Whatnext.pl, Expert Reviews and Pocket Lint all of whom thought that this TV was very good.

The experts at websites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Flatpanelshd.com both strongly endorse this TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 17 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this TV is 83 out of 100.

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Average Owner Reviews

This Samsung television has an average owner rating of 72% based on 36 owner reviews.

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Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 107,866 expert and user reviews (including 49,831 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Two owners who purchased the Samsung UE55KS8000 agreed that it had a good remote control.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 6 months old, however at £800.00 it is in the most expensive 29% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Down by £499 (38%)

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the UE55KS8000 is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UE55KS8000 will cost £110 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Only Released Six Months Ago

This TV was only released six months ago.

Features

4K

4K

The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all TVs 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung UE55KS8000 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 26% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UE55KS8000 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE55KS8000 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The UE55KS8000's thickness of only 40.8mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 82% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55KS8000 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55KS8000 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE55KS8000 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55KS8000 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55KS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the UE55KS8000 of 60W is in the highest 3% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55KS8000 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UE55KS8000 supports a maximum display resolution of 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 Samsung TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the UE55KS8000 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE55KS8000 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the UE55KS8000 which has four point one loudspeakers.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE55KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE55KS8000 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55KS8000 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE55KS8000 features Digital Clean View functionality. 95% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE55KS8000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE55KS8000 features USB recording, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung samledue55ks8000s, samsung ue55ks8000txxu, product ue55ks8000txxu, samsung ue55ks8000txxc, samsung 2xdvbt2s2chev, audiolab ue55ks8000, cello ue55ks8000tv, anthem ue55ks8000, brand ue55ks8000, ue55ks8000l

Barcodes:

08806088241319, 08806088243351, 08806088243436, 08806088252933, 08806088262314, 08806088277455

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE55KS8000

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