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Samsung Series 8 UE55KS8000 55 4K Ultra HD SUHD TV (with input lag testing)
Samsung UE55KS8000 Televisie - Review (Consumentenbond)

11 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This TV received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Great Product" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

TV expert review site benchmark.pl scored this television 96%. This puts this TV in the top 8% of all the recently released 4K and 8K TVs when ranked by average expert review score.

Good Brand

We checked 23,858 user and expert reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE55KS8000 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UE55KS8000.

Other televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55KS7000[plb_3346968_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE49KS8000[plb_3346963_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the Samsung UE65KS9000[plb_3346975_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UE55KS8000 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last year also have a wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think a cheaper television such as the Samsung UE55KS7000[plb_3346968_price] or you might consider a higher scoring television such as the Samsung UE49KS8000[plb_3346963_price] are also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Samsung UE65KS9000[plb_3346975_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of new TVs range from 7W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. When compared to other recently released TVs that we have assessed, the RMS rated power of the UE55KS8000 of 60 Watts is one of the highest.

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Four Point One Number of Loudspeakerss

Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE55KS8000 have between 1 and 11 number of loudspeakerss, including the UE55KS8000 which has four point one number of loudspeakerss.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Samsung UE55KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Quite Thin

Recently released 4K and 8K TVs have depths of between 35mm and 99mm. The UE55KS8000 has a fairly thin depth (only 40.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UE55KS8000.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The UE55KS8000 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55KS8000 are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE48JU7500[plb_2824053_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55KS8000, the Samsung UE55KS8000 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE55KS8000 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the UE55KS8000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The number of video formats supported by the UE55KS8000 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. This TV supports a H.265 video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UE55KS8000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many recently released TVs. 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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Running Costs Are OK

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The UE55KS8000 has an average 5 year running cost of £137 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 391 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this television was released.

Specification

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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(2)
17 June 2016

Samsung's nieuwe KS8000 is een prachtige televisie. Zowel qua design, bouwkwaliteit als afwerking is de tv zeer overtuigend. Het gebruik van de one connect box zorgt er bovendien voor dat je geen...

Hardware.info

26 May 2016

Benchmark.pl

Je?eli kto? zastanawia? si? co nowego wnosz? 49-calowe wy?wietlacze Samsunga, to mam dla niego dobr? wiadomo??. Kontrast ANSI nowej 49-calowej matrycy modelu 49KS8000 wynosz?cy 4080:1 jest a? o... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £136.20
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Total running cost over 5 years £136.20
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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